Sam Aberdeen


29 games reviewed
83.2 average score
87 median score
86.2% of games recommended
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10 / 10.0 - God of War
Apr 21, 2018

God of War is a genre-defining epic, an emotionally powerful story, and a true modern gaming masterpiece. Game director Cory Barlog and the creative force at Santa Monica Studio deserve a huge applause for crafting an ambitious God of War experience that offers one of the most heart-wrenching and shocking pay offs in gaming history.

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10 / 10.0 - Tetris Effect
Nov 8, 2018

Tetris Effect is Tetsuya Mizuguchi's masterpiece; a striking blend of Tetris, psychedelic visuals and a terrific soundtrack that elevates this unassuming title into classic territory already.

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10 / 10.0 - DOOM Eternal
Mar 17, 2020

DOOM Eternal is a hyper-violent, loud, and menacing masterpiece that has, yet again, reclaimed its throne as the king of the shooter.

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Jan 29, 2018

Bluepoint’s terrific reimagining of Shadow of the Colossus is one for the history books. Not only is it the best video game remake ever made, it has also set the bar incredibly high for future remakes.

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Mar 26, 2019

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice easily stands as one of the best games of this generation, and a testament to From Software's continuing ability to surprise us, as well as reinvigorate their own style.

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Jan 31, 2018

Monster Hunter World is the most well-rounded, visually spectacular, and overall best Monster Hunter game in the entire series.

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9.5 / 10.0 - Ghost of Tsushima
Jul 14, 2020

Ghost of Tsushima is a fitting swan song for the PS4, and ends this generation of PlayStation on a triumphant note. Sucker Punch have to be applauded for once again creating a jaw-dropping open world with strong visual fidelity and some of the best art direction they've ever achieved.

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9.2 / 10.0 - Draugen
Jun 18, 2019

Draugen is a stunning, emotionally resonant experience, and one of the best games I've played in 2019. For those unfamiliar with titles like Gone Home and Dear Esther (with a hint of BioShock), from which the game heavily lifts its inspirations, this might not be your cup of tea.

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9.2 / 10.0 - Death Stranding
Nov 1, 2019

It's hard to pin down exactly what makes Death Stranding work in my mind, but a masterful presentation, stunning open world, and captivating characters contribute to one of this generation’s most unforgettable games, for better or worse.

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Resident Evil 7: Gold Edition doesn't provide a drastic change to the phenomenal experience of the base game, but the additional content is rewarding enough to warrant another visit to the dreaded Baker mansion.

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