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Ashley Bates

Skelmersdale
Donovan Ryder

Favorite Games:
  • Halo 3
  • Bully
  • Mortal Kombat

82 games reviewed
70.8 average score
70 median score
41.8% of games recommended

Ashley Bates's Reviews

Full time bearded man of Xbox One UK, and also a Senior Editor. Self-appointed Fighting Game Hype Man, because no one else on site appreciates the art of fisticuffs.
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8 / 10.0 - Ghostrunner
Nov 2, 2020

Ghostrunner's fusion of parkour and one-hit kill gameplay makes for a challenging but brilliant experience worth checking out.

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An unpolished beat 'em up that's somewhat enjoyable in shorter bursts, Cobra Kai's biggest sin is showing mercy to its unnecessary filler.

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Oct 22, 2020

Hyperbrawl Tournament's core gameplay is a lot of fun, even if the bots are a bit annoying. It's just a shame there's not enough people playing.

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Oct 15, 2020

Monster Truck Championship offers decent and enjoyable gameplay, but some overarching flaws muddy the overall experience.

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Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions isn't a perfect rendition of the beautiful game, but it is a welcome return to an era of football games that don't take themselves too seriously.

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Jul 27, 2020

The Destroy All Humans remake takes everything players loved about the original game and refines the formula, making it more enjoyable for fans and modern audiences alike.

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7.5 / 10.0 - Superliminal
Jul 7, 2020

Though some flawed level designs and weak narrative hamper the overall experience, Superliminal is a mostly sublime puzzle adventure.

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Unscored - Disintegration
Jun 10, 2020

Despite some flaws, Disintegration’s genre fusion presents a worthwhile alternative from your traditional FPS experiences.

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6 / 10 - Liberated
Jun 1, 2020

Liberated is a game that hits as much as it misses. Certain story beats and animation issues drag down the experience, but the overall narrative and art style make Liberated worth a look.

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7 / 10.0 - Maneater
May 22, 2020

Maneater is a game that, for the most part, lives up to its potential, offering something a bit different than other games. While it could be regarded as something of a one-trick pony, it’s still a very good trick that you’ll enjoy while it lasts.

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