Michael Straw


42 games reviewed
72.7 average score
80 median score
50.0% of games recommended
Scores 11.9 higher than average

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Mar 8, 2019

While this isn’t the game you play to expect a top-notch simulation of a baseball game, I feel there are certain things RBI Baseball 19 can touch up on in that department to help the crowd their trying to attract with this series.

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Feb 24, 2019

Dirt Rally 2.0 not only looks incredible, but it feels like you are behind the wheel of a real rally car. If rally racing is your thing, then look no further than this game.

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Monster Energy Supercross 2 is a game that does a great job at welcoming new fans to the series while also helping returning players master their craft.

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Feb 3, 2019

The Gear Club Unlimited series could be a top-level racer and dominate that scene on the Switch for years to come. But until they find a way to make it feel more than a large-scale mobile game, it’s impossible to recommend to anyone who isn’t desperate for a handheld racer not named Mario Kart.

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Dec 2, 2018

It’s not the easiest game to pick up for newcomers to the series, but the feeling of accomplishment as you improve your skill on the road is not to be overlooked. With the amount of bikes to unlock and upgrade and tracks to enjoy, Ride 3 is a game that will impress with its depth.

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Oct 9, 2018

If you are looking for Axis Football 18 to be the title that gets you away from the Madden machine forever, you're going to be disappointed. However, at an affordable price of just $20, Axis Football 18 is something that any football fan — especially fans of franchise mode and customization — should check out.

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Sep 27, 2018

All in all FIFA 19 is once again the most complete soccer game on the market today with tons of game modes and things to keep even the most hardcore soccer fanatics busy for hundreds of hours.

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Sep 24, 2018

Three years into its run, it's clear that NASCAR Heat is a series continuing to make a move to the front of the racing pack.

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Sep 16, 2018

It's not without its flaws, but NHL 19 is finally a game that any hockey fan would be better off picking up than skipping.

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Sep 11, 2018

The game makes the necessary adjustments to huge flaws from the previous year, with nice additions added in that keeps the 2K machine going as the Top Simulation Basketball Game on the market.

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3.5 / 5.0 - NBA Live 19
Sep 7, 2018

While it may have some issues like the lack of attention to Franchise mode and some gameplay problems — that are fixable –, one thing you can't deny is the overall package of NBA Live 19 nails what video games are supposed to be all about and that's delivering a fun experience for the gamer.

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Sep 4, 2018

The Golf Club 2019 presents a good challenge for new and experienced players alike, and does a nice job of making you feel like you've accomplished something anytime you pull off a successful round or tournament.

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I still recommend PES 2019 to anyone who is a fan of "The beautiful game" even if your favorite club is not licensed in the game this year.

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9 / 10.0 - F1 2018
Aug 18, 2018

F1 2018 is a game that once again shows why it's one of the best racing titles on the market. From a fun and deep career mode to an excellent on-track experience, it's everything that a racing fan would want in a video game.

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Aug 17, 2018

While it does improve on some things from its predecessor, there are still too many flaws to really recommend this game to anyone looking for an alternative football experience.

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7.5 / 10.0 - Madden NFL 19
Aug 7, 2018

In the end, Madden's pride and joy, Ultimate Team, has received the most impactful upgrades while the franchise mode fanbase will still feel as if Madden is still a solid two or three steps behind as they look over at other sports franchise modes.

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6 / 10.0 - Danger Zone 2
Jul 29, 2018

For what it is, Danger Zone 2 isn't a bad game.

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7 / 10.0 - Mario Tennis Aces
Jul 22, 2018

For the dedicated fan, Mario Tennis Aces is a must have.

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8.8 / 10.0 - Onrush
Jun 11, 2018

It's a one-of-a-kind experience that adds freshness to a market that desperately needed it. The vehicle abilities, awe-inspiring crashes, and the over-the-top action make Onrush a must play for anyone who enjoys racing games. Hell, even if driving games aren't your cup of tea, Onrush is one cup that everyone should try.

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May 5, 2018

It's fun and accessible enough that anyone can just pick it up and enjoy it while deep enough to keep even the biggest baseball purist entertained. When it's all said and done, Super Mega Baseball 2 could go down as the best baseball title of this generation of gaming.

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