Michael Higham


16 games reviewed
69.7 average score
70 median score
50.0% of games recommended

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Michael Higham
6 / 10 - Rage 2
May 14, 2019

The wild, exceptional combat of Rage 2 contends with some of the genre's greats, but it's disappointing that the game's world squanders its potential.

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Michael Higham
Apr 12, 2019

Despite its limitations, inventive use of the Switch and Joy-Cons pave the way for a novel VR experience that's more about creativity.

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Michael Higham
8 / 10 - Metro Exodus
Feb 13, 2019

As Metro broadens its horizons, it loses some of the series' focus. But Exodus makes up for it with thrilling encounters and a crew you'll want to follow to the ends of the earth.

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Michael Higham

Travis Strikes Again succeeds as a simple hack-n-slash with seamless co-op, but doesn't do enough to avoid repetition or challenge you in meaningful ways.

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Michael Higham
6 / 10 - Just Cause 4
Dec 4, 2018

Traversal and destruction highlight Just Cause 4 and new gadgets add a welcome layer to the formula, but missions rarely bring out the game's best features.

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Michael Higham
Nov 27, 2018

By putting Persona 5's soundtrack at the forefront, Dancing In Starlight provides an exciting rhythmic twist to the bold style of the original RPG.

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Michael Higham
Nov 27, 2018

Even though the original RPG had a somber tone, the wonderful personalities and music of Persona 3 shine bright in this fun, heartfelt, and vibrant rhythm game.

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Michael Higham
8 / 10 - Battlefield V
Nov 20, 2018

It's a fine execution of a familiar formula. There are rough spots, but Battlefield V incorporates small, effective tweaks and truly shines in the more focused objective-based modes.

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Michael Higham
Oct 24, 2018

There's fun to be had in 2K's arcade-style basketball game, but a lack of variety and flawed gameplay make for a missed opportunity.

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Michael Higham
7 / 10 - NBA 2K19
Sep 12, 2018

This year's iteration of NBA 2K packs plenty of game modes and deep mechanics that occasionally falter. And unfortunately again, VC rules everything around it.

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Michael Higham
6.5 / 10.0 - H1Z1: Battle Royale
Aug 18, 2018

The PS4 version of H1Z1 Battle Royale provides a simple, streamlined experience with the thrills of the genre's high-stakes combat. Nothing more, nothing less. [OpenCritic note: Michael Higham separately reviewed the PC (6) and PS4 (7) versions. His scores have been averaged.]

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Michael Higham
Jun 6, 2018

The wonderful worlds of BlazBlue, Persona 4, Under Night, and RWBY collide for an accessible yet challenging fighting showcase.

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Michael Higham
Dec 22, 2017

Despite glaring technical flaws, PUBG emerges as the most thrilling battle royal game to date.

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Michael Higham
8 / 10 - Strafe
May 9, 2017

Strafe doesn't do too much, but its exceptional execution and unique charm make for a truly intense, old-school FPS experience.

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Michael Higham
4 / 10 - Syberia 3
Apr 28, 2017

For a game that relies on character interaction and puzzles to tell its story, Syberia 3 falls well short of being enjoyable and fails to deliver a captivating or impactful experience.

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Michael Higham
Mar 14, 2017

Many of the pieces that make up Styx feel dated, but they still come together to make a competent stealth-action experience.

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