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Charles Blades

Cincinnati, OH
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Favorite Games:
  • The Last of Us
  • Pokémon Red
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

20 games reviewed
67.5 average score
70 median score
30.0% of games recommended

Charles Blades's Reviews

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The first episode of Life is Strange 2 is a bit a of a mess even if it has some underlying potential.

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Sep 14, 2018

NHL 19 is hardly an improvement on the traditional hockey formula and opens up some potentially exploitative avenues.

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Despite issues with its difficulty, Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom does enough to set itself apart from its predecessor, delivering a tremendous fantasy JRPG in a bright and glorious world.

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Feb 7, 2018

Despite its attempts to captures the essence of JRPGs of yesteryear, Lost Sphear fails to live up to the classics it's trying so desperately to emulate.

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From its gameplay improvements to its parodying of superhero culture, The Fractured But Whole is a worthy successor to The Stick of Truth in nearly every way.

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Oct 4, 2017

While NBA Live 18 doesn't reinvent the basketball sim, it creates a foundation to give the series a second chance within the already competitive genre.

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Sep 26, 2017

NBA 2K18 is a king on the court, but its antics off it, particularly its use of microtransactions, leave it in a world of trouble.

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Sep 21, 2017

NHL 18 does enough to keep the lights on at the rink, but its lack of a full-blown story mode leaves the series on thin ice.

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice might not deliver when it comes to hack-and-slash combat, but its world, characters, and approach to storytelling help it to redefine what we might come to expect from AA games moving forward.

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Aug 16, 2017

Madden NFL 18 doesn't reinvent the sports game narrative, but it does enough to move the chains and inch a little closer toward the end zone.

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