Kieran Stockton


42 games reviewed
75.8 average score
80 median score
50.0% of games recommended
Scores 0.6 higher than average

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8.8 / 10.0 - Crackdown 3
Feb 14, 2019

Crackdown 3 revels in fuelling its superhero power fantasy with a fantastic open world to explore and destroy

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7 / 10.0 - Hyper Jam
Feb 11, 2019

It's light on content, but it's a fantastically frantic mutliplayer brawler with style and some great gameplay ideas

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Jan 28, 2019

Borrowing heavily from Hotline Miami, The Hong Kong Massacre has some of the style, but not enough of the substance

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8 / 10.0 - Battlefield V
Nov 21, 2018

Battlefield V demands a significant time investment match-to-match, but the intensity of its large-scale battles can be palpable

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6.5 / 10.0 - Steel Rats
Nov 9, 2018

An interesting fusion of Trials-inspired traversal and robot destruction that is let down by its inconsistent execution

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Nov 4, 2018

Marching Fire offers a lot of new, solid, free content, but with a small player base in Australia it's a struggle to experience the game to its fullest

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Oct 20, 2018

While some might be disappointed by a lack of campaign, the strength of the three deep and diverse modes on offer is more than enough to carry the latest iteration in the juggernaut franchise

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Sep 21, 2018

An enjoyable if by-the-numbers adventure game, whose formula is beginning to show its cracks

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7.5 / 10.0 - Mothergunship
Jul 21, 2018

The fast-paced bullet hell action doesn’t always mesh with the restricted peripheral view, and the game’s challenge wanders into unfair territory at times, but there’s a confident style about the game that’s endearing

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7.5 / 10.0 - Vampyr
Jun 4, 2018

If you can fight your way through some technical issues, a good story and interesting action RPG mechanics can make for a bloody good time

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May 23, 2018

What Detroit: Become Human lacks in high concept philosophical musings is more than made up for in the genuine emotional connection to its world and characters buoyed by incredible performances and slick production values

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10 / 10.0 - God of War
Apr 29, 2018

God of War is a masterclass in AAA game design, hitting every benchmark of quality with an impressive confidence; an engaging narrative with interesting and relatable characters, combat that is challenging, rewarding, stylish and accessible, a richly detailed world full of content to explore and more visual splendour than you can poke a boomerang axe at, God of War is the complete package

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Apr 1, 2018

The second season of the Orwell series continues with a strong narrative rooted in contemporary issues, with a couple of new mechanics keeping the gameplay alive

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Feb 28, 2018

Its knapsack may be bursting with brilliant stories, but it can't quite sing for its supper in the gameplay department

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5 / 10.0 - Dynasty Warriors 9
Feb 12, 2018

A bland hack 'n' slash with tonnes of content but painfully repetitive and simplistic gameplay that can't sustain itself

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7.8 / 10.0 - The Red Strings Club
Jan 22, 2018

A stylish if slightly familiar slice of high concept dystopian sci-fi

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Nov 24, 2017

A game with incredible graphics and brilliant sound design that is brought down by a middling campaign and murdered by a confused and unbalanced multiplayer

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8 / 10.0 - Call of Duty: WWII
Nov 14, 2017

Call of Duty successfully goes back to its roots, with a solid campaign and multiplayer that has a fresh pace but a familiar feel

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9 / 10.0 - Cuphead
Oct 10, 2017

Beneath its cartoony aesthetic lies a game that is brutally difficult and incredibly rewarding

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Sep 25, 2017

Dishonored's tried-and-true gameplay returns and serves as a decent vehicle for an interesting narrative that gives the series a sense of finality

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