Julian Bieder


45 games reviewed
82.5 average score
85 median score
84.4% of games recommended
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9.1 / 10.0 - The Outer Worlds
Oct 25, 2019

The Outer Worlds marks Obsidians departue from the Fallout franchise, but continues to deliver top Action RPG quality. Even if it's a bit too easygoing on the player, the title pulls all out all the stops: lush scifi settings, tight gameplay and dialouges rich with satire. The guys from Obsidian are masters of their craft and really don't necessarily need a postapocalyptic wasteland to succeed

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Feb 27, 2017

Insgesamt macht Torment: Tides of Numenera einen sehr guten Eindruck, man sollte sich vor dem Kauf aber ein bisschen darüber informieren. Der Fokus auf die massigen Dialogtexte im Spiel sagt sicher nicht jedem zu, heutige RPGs wie Mass Effect sind da doch eindeutig actionlastiger. Fans der RPGs aus den 90igern können hier bedenklos zugreifen und auch Leute, die Wert auf eine stimmungsvolle Science-Fiction/Fantasy-Welt Wert legen sollten sich den Titel mal ansehen. Torment muss sich absolut nicht hinter seinen Vorgänger verstecken, die Charaktere, die Welt und die Story sind alle überaus interessant und motivieren zum Weiterspielen.

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Sep 11, 2018

Larian Studios has perfected their already astounding game with Divinity: Original Sin II - Enhanced Edition. A role playing game packed with so much content, brimful with choices and some of the best characters you´ve seen this side of Baldur´s Gate 2. In fact, there´s so much in it, it´s easy to get lost and confused in such a huge and detailed world. Especially the inventory on the console version suffers from overview issues , but this is readily compensated with the great local coop mode. It´s a game that offers the player everything. And then some…

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Nov 18, 2019

Jedi: Fallen Order is guilty of borrowing loads of already established gameplay elements from other titles, but blends them together almost seamlessly. It gets accompanied with an intruiging story and colourful characters, making it the game Star Wars fans were yearning for. If only they left out those pesky sliding passages...

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9 / 10.0 - Hitman 3
Jan 21, 2021

Hitman 3 is the great finale to the outstanding stealth-trilogy - Agent 47 traverses some of the most polished and detailed levels to date, leading to the high replayability the series is known for. Only the newly added features like the camera feel redundant to the core gameplay.

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Sep 18, 2019

Disappointing chamber dungeon building aside, TLOZ Link's Awakening for Switch is the best version you can play right now. The updated animations are somewhat cutesy, but the improved controls, which cut out annoying item switching, should be the biggest selling point for newbies and hardcore fans alike.

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8.9 / 10.0 - Psychonauts 2
Aug 23, 2021

By expanding on the strong parts of its predecessor - like the imaginative worlds and the bonkers humor -, and reworking the fighting system from the ground up, Psychonauts 2 shows everybody how a succesful sequel should be made. This might be the definite Psychonauts experience as well as the 3D platformer of the year.

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8.9 / 10.0 - Tunic
Mar 16, 2022

Don't be fooled by Tunic's cute packaging: the game is quite demanding in terms of combat. When it comes to the quality of the puzzles, the game is on the same level as the platform classic FEZ. But the biggest selling point remains the mysteries that motivate you to solve another puzzle or find a collectible over and over again. An absolute recipe for success!

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Oct 22, 2018

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales offers more playtime than anybody could wish for and is an all around great experience for Witcher fans and card game enthusiasts alike. With concise balance of main quest decisions effecting the card deck, it offers great replay value and is so much more than just a simple spinoff.

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Jul 24, 2019

The biggest Fire Emblem yet, the newest console entry delivers on tactical warfare as much as it does on story telling. With three different routes to go down, a large school to explore and so many characters to talk to Three Houses sets the new standard in the genre of strategic RPGs – and a high one it is.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Wasteland 3
Aug 26, 2020

On Paper Wasteland 3 sounds like the perfect RPG-Dream but the execution leaves much to be desired. Bugs, Glitches and graphics that doesn't really represent a game that releases and the end of this console generation are a bit of a letdown. Everything else from the great story, entertaining NPCs, solid battle system, clever leveldesign over to the love for details is amazing, besides some flaws that should soon be fixed, as inXile and Brian Fargo promise. Everyone that wasn't happy with the latest Fallout Games will surely love Wasteland 3.

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8.8 / 10.0 - New Pokémon Snap
May 4, 2021

New Pokémon Snap shows how a good sequel should be made: You don't change the gameplay of the original, but use it as a basis to build on it with optimizations. Self-alternating routes, more boss stages, and four different motifs for each of the over 200 Pokémon show that the principle of the photo safari can still work excellently two decades later and have significantly more replay value. The only downer remains the uninspired plotline in the camp, which tends to bore rather than make the game more interesting.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Cris Tales
Jul 20, 2021

The graphics are colorful and beautiful, the story mostly motivating and at its core a turn based combat system with some clever time manipulation. Cris Tales got the whole package and every fan of RPGs should check out this amazing indie game.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Inscryption
Oct 23, 2021

Inscryption may not reinvent the card gaming genre, but it is filled to the brim with great ideas and the usual twists of a David Mullins game. If you enjoy a spooky atmosphere as well as deckbuilding definitely check this out!

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Feb 14, 2022

You notice immediately that Horizon Forbidden West massively builds upon the first game and offers a lot more of machine models and side activities. The Gameplay stays excellent, only the story takes a lot of time to gain momentum. Forbidden West is still a sequel how most fans would've wanted it to be.

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8.7 / 10.0 - Anno 1800
Apr 14, 2019

As seventh entry in the series, Anno 1800 plays to all the strength of its predecessors and adds even more content. Some of those additions may be a little off, but in overall this may be the strongest classic Anno title yet.

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8.7 / 10.0 - Luigi's Mansion 3
Oct 28, 2019

After the first two iterations Luigi's Mansion 3 expands in almost every department. A bigger game world, more gameplay mechanics to play with and puzzles that will take you some time to solve make Luigis new adventure the perfect addition for the Switch's game library. And for the first time in the game series' history Nintendo also put some emphasis on the multiplayer aspect apart from the story mode.

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8.7 / 10.0 - Deathloop
Sep 13, 2021

Deathloop is the newest hit from Arkane Studios and even if it feels very familiar to Dishonored at the beginning, the gameplay loop changes everything. The studio captivates players again with a strong level design and the day and night cycle gets even more out of the different environments. In short, with Deathloop in your hands you'll experience the best the studio has delivered so far and leaves little to be desired.

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Mar 3, 2019

Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn got everything from the Wii-Version and even more on top of that. If the original version was to easy for you, there's a new challenging mode and other nice additions. Besides missing the good coop-mode from the wii-version this is a no brainer for Kirby Fans that haven't played the original version on the Wii.

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Apr 6, 2022

A gaming series as old as LEGO video games has to reshape some of its mechanics to stay relevant. LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga did a formidable with that and therefore has become the new gold standard for all games of its kind. The experience is only troubled by the ubiquitous little puzzle games, which all feel the same and fill the vast space of the galaxy far far away...

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