Catherine Daro


43 games reviewed
75.1 average score
78 median score
50.0% of games recommended
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Through the Ashes is a down-to-earth addition to Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, offering players a different look at the events of Kenabres through the eyes of a new protagonist. The DLC utilizes new mechanics to keep the playthrough fresh and different from the adventures of the Commander in the main campaign.

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Mar 25, 2022

Total War: Warhammer 3 is a uniquely complex game, mildly overwhelming with the diversity of features and options it offers, each adding their own nuances to gameplay. Any strategy or RPG lover will find something to enjoy in this game, from memorable cast of characters to massive army battles and sieges.

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Overall, Inevitable Excess is a small addition to Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous that doesn't quite measure up to the base game. The DLC is unsure of what story it wants to tell and which features it should prioritize. I'd tentatively recommend it to players looking for more Pathfinder content as long as they know what they are getting into and don't mind getting lost in the Other Side of Threshold.

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Jan 21, 2022

Expeditions: Rome is a masterpiece of a turn-based RPG, featuring an impressive web of interconnected systems and features.

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Oct 21, 2021

Disciples: Liberation is a unique combination of turn-based strategy and real-time RPG. The game features interesting gameplay hooks that could redefine the genre in long-term perspective.

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8 / 10.0 - Rogue Lords
Oct 11, 2021

Rogue Lords is an extremely fun spin on the roguelike genre, featuring addictive Devil Power design, thoughtful gameplay, a variety of choices and a highly enjoyable atmosphere. However, as always, the Devil is in the details: the game's RNG-based nature, repetitiveness and lack of balance can spoil the otherwise good impression.

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Sep 1, 2021

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is a bold, dark, epic saga, featuring an astonishing replayability value. The developers have experimented with Kingmaker, and have gone all-in with Wrath of the Righteous, creating one of the best story-driven CRPGs of late.

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6.5 / 10.0 - King's Bounty II
Aug 27, 2021

The idea is there, but the execution is heavily flawed at every step of the way. The game features good elements but they are buried in so much mediocrity that you have to strain to point them out from the bland mass. King's Bounty 2 would have fit right in if it had been released a few years ago. But at this point, the game came too late to offer anything new or outstanding among the plethora of RPG and strategy titles released since.

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8 / 10.0 - Black Book
Aug 26, 2021

Black Book is a unique mix of point-and-click adventure and fun card-based deck-building RPG taking place in a unique setting with interesting characters. There are certain shortcomings in translation and lack of explanation when it comes to the game's systems, but overall it is an incredibly enjoyable narrative-driven experience.

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De Vespe Conspiracy is a short and sweet way to experience more GreedFall content, in its unique straightforward and guided way. The DLC can easily be finished in just a few hours if you decide to go exploring the caves of Aidág ol creidaw in the search of the legendary weapons.

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The Lost Gods is the best expansion released by Ubisoft for Immortals: Fenyx Rising. It features the same type of dad joke humor prevalent in the main game and A New God while utilizing the open-world and the addition of new characters and locations that set the Myths of Eastern Realm apart from the rest of the game. There are certain problems and shortcomings, but altogether the DLC provides a lot of fun.

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Immortals: Fenyx Rising - Myths of the Eastern Realm marks the return of the game back to the more open-world adventuring as opposed to the instanced puzzle-solving of A New God. However, the DLC does not manage to differentiate itself enough to stand tall. While visually stunning and delving into the rarely touched Chinese mythology, Myths of the Eastern Realm, the expansion feels much more subdued and even a bit unsure at times, especially when it comes to humor.

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Mar 29, 2021

Evil Genius 2 is a solid management sim that will keep you entertained for many hours between its good-natured humor, fun gameplay loop and little details. The game can get a bit frustrating due to the repetitiveness of the world stage and the stubborn minion AI, but not enough to overshadow its successes. Also, it is incredibly satisfying to see the agents try to pass your trap maze.

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Feb 22, 2021

If you are someone who enjoyed the puzzles and the dad joke-like humor of Immortals: Fenyx Rising, A New God DLC is for you. The Vaults will challenge your approach to the game mechanics with the addition of new and expanded mechanics. However, if you are not a fan of trials and get easily frustrated, the DLC might be a miserable experience.

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Feb 4, 2021

The Sims 4: Paranormal Stuff Pack is a nice, niche addition to the game that feels like it should always have been here. It was not obvious on how to start your journey as a Medium, but once you get in you're guaranteed some spooky fun.

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Jan 6, 2021

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory is a great game for the fans of the series, plunging the player deep into nostalgia to refresh the events and immerse them in the beloved universe. However, it might not be the best game to begin your journey in the Kingdom Hearts franchise. Despite being a strong rhythm action game, the game's biggest point is reliving memories that already have an emotional impact with its audience.

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Dec 21, 2020

Immortals: Fenyx Rising takes Ubisoft in a new direction, different from that of Assassin's Creed. The game still utilizes an open-world, the way it goes about it is very different.  While it doesn't bring anything new or innovative to the table of action-adventures, Immortals is a short and charming colorful journey into Greek mythology.

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Dec 14, 2020

The region of Mt. Komorebi itself is a gorgeous addition to the world of The Sims 4, a miniature Japanese Winter Wonderland getaway for everyone stuck at home. Snowy Escape provides players with a way to forget about everyday worries and enjoy being social and carefree. And, with the addition of Sentiments and Lifestyles, it has never been more interesting and important to be social than it is in Mt. Komorebi.

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Dec 7, 2020

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla refined the new RPG formula started in Origins and improved in Odyssey. However, in an attempt to fix Odyssey's shortcomings, the developers went too far to the opposite extreme in terms of progression.  Despite it, the game remains a treat both for the old fans and the newcomers to the series, bringing along a great protagonist, fantastic - if sometimes incoherent - story, living open world and refined gameplay.

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Nov 27, 2020

SpellForce 3: Fallen God provides players with more SF3 goodness. The story, told from an unusual perspective, shows you a gripping tale of a dwindling tribe trying to survive as opposed to previous instances of Saving The World.

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