While short and inconsistent in challenge, Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider is a fun throwback to late 90s Japanese cyberpunk spectacle.
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Generic enemy designs and technical issues aside, Mirror Forge is great at building atmosphere and delivering heart-racing puzzles.
A short run time and a few obtuse puzzles do not damper Shadows Over Loathing's irreverent energy and rewarding RPG gameplay.
Questionable story beats and tedious combat arenas aside, A Plague Tale: Requiem polishes and refines its stealth action gameplay while keeping its focus on its core cast of characters
Mediocre Survival RPG gameplay and a poorly tutorialized mandatory prologue saps Made In Abyss: Binary Star Falling Into Darkness of its merits
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is a gripping, powerful story told well with a unique world and compelling characters. The combat, once it fully introduces everything, is also packed with depth and complexity.
While it is a walking simulator at its core, South of the Circle contains great performances, beautiful visuals, and strong themes and commentary. It is worth experiencing at least once
Outriders Worldslayer brings more fun gun battles, new loot and perks, as well as the same minor annoyances.
Solid card trick gameplay and some great quasi-historical presentation helps alleviate Card Shark's occasionally obtuse level design.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong has some novelty as a dialogue focused RPG but is hampered by mid-production jank and subpar level design.
A striking visual style and stylish presentation helps make Trek To Yomi a memorable journey through hell, even when the story and gameplay remain familiar and predictable.
Trolley Problem, Inc. presents ethical questions in a direct, accessible manner, covering multiple fields of discussion. At times, that depth can make it feel more of a teaching tool than a game.
An original, imaginative dark western fantasy world with impressive immersive sim elements let down by some sloppy chaotic combat and interchangeable supporting cast.
Great sound design and solid atmosphere hampered by subpar English localization and some obtuse puzzles.
While Anno: Mutationem sports an interesting art direction, the disjointed story and uneven combat make this game hard to recommend.
Horizon Forbidden West is a more confident sequel building on what made its predecessor great. What holds it back are some pacing issues and a few antiquated gameplay elements.
Despite some cut corners and undercooked elements, Fatesworn is a solid addition to Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning. For completionists only.
If you're looking for mindless VR zombie shooting with friends, After The Fall works, but has too many problems to recommend otherwise
Barring some antiquated gameplay elements from a decade ago, Alan Wake Remastered is a stellar facelift for a beloved action-horror thriller experience.
BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites is a barebones remaster of a middling action experience that does not hold up by today's standards.