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Kenneth Shepard


Favorite Games:
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair
  • The Last of Us

71 games reviewed
75.2 average score
80 median score
52.2% of games recommended

Kenneth Shepard's Reviews

When he's not writing about games, you can find Kenneth Shepard sobbing hysterically about the lives of fictional characters,
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Life is Strange 2 ended as it began: an emotional, uncompromisingly political story that succinctly represents player choice in its final moments.

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Sep 24, 2019

Sayonara Wild Hearts' is gorgeous and packs an incredible pop soundtrack, but the actual levels the music accompanies never feels as natural as its audiovisual splendor.

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7.5 / 10.0 - GreedFall
Sep 10, 2019

While occasionally caving under the weight of its ambition, Greedfall delivers a world worth exploring inhabited by characters and stories just as memorable.

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Aug 30, 2019

Catherine: Full Body has more interesting things to say about relationships that are dragged down by a story too cynical to let it shine.

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"Faith" continues Life is Strange 2's examination of a broken system to showcase a series at its most powerful.

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9 / 10.0 - Telling Lies
Aug 21, 2019

Telling Lies is a game defined by the individual's own terms and parameters, rewarding the wide spectrum of curiosity of anyone willing to put the time and thought into its mysteries.

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Cadence of Hyrule is a lovingly crafted, challenging, but rewarding ode to 30 years of music.

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Jun 3, 2019

Persona Q2's has a lot of fun dungeon crawling to offer, but doesn't make the most of its great cast's time together.

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"Wastelands" has a better understanding of what makes Life is Strange 2's story work, and is more enticing for it

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6 / 10.0 - Devil May Cry 5
Mar 6, 2019

Devil May Cry 5's risk-averse approach grounds it as other games in the genre are reaching for the sky.

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Nov 27, 2018

Dancing in Starlight pays a loving tribute to Persona 5, but without a stronger setlist it doesn't stand alongside its fellow rhythm game spin-offs.

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Nov 27, 2018

Dancing in Moonlight uses twelve years of songs to bring the Persona 3 cast the musical tribute they deserve.

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Life is Strange 2 sets up a very different story that cares a lot of the original game's strengths with it, and leaves some of its weaker points behind.

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Jul 4, 2018

Just Shapes & Beats' excellent soundtrack spawns intricate levels in a stylish aesthetic that is sure to challenge even the most dedicated players.

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7 / 10.0 - Unravel Two
Jun 29, 2018

Unravel Two is a clever and endearing take on the original's formula, but doesn't come through on its cooperative premise.

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Captain Spirit's use of a child's imagination to contextualize a dark, poignant story sets up a strong foundation to build Life is Strange 2 upon.

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"Farewell" succinctly captures everything that Life is Strange does well in a beautiful and devastating package.

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Hacker's Memory is a solid addition to the original Cyber Sleuth, but as its own game it has little in the way of substance.

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Feb 1, 2018

As poignant and raw as ever, Night in the Woods feels more at home on Switch than anywhere else.

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Hell is Empty feels like a superficial way to cap its story off, as it chooses an easy ending to Rachel and Chloe's relationship rather than exploring its darker conclusion.

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