Taylor Hidalgo

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Favorite Games:
  • Earthbound
  • Shenmue
  • Legend of Mana

20 games reviewed
67.9 average score
70 median score
25.0% of games recommended

Taylor Hidalgo's Reviews

Taylor Hidalgo is a freelance writer, narrative enthusiast, and voracious consumer of entertainment media. He splits his time between unending streams of deadlines, a ballooning game library, and a Netflix subscription.
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7 / 10.0 - Apex Legends
Feb 21, 2019

Overall, it's hard to fault Apex Legends, but it also feels like it was trying to be something else too and couldn't quite bridge the gap. It is a fine game, one that will undoubtedly join an inescapable part of the streaming—and undoubtedly eSports—circuit. It just feels like there's potential in all of the polish, just wasn't given enough time to percolate and come out of the gate with something bigger.

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7 / 10.0 - MapleStory 2
Oct 15, 2018

Much like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with the crust cut off, it's hard to feel anything too strongly about MapleStory 2.

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6 / 10.0 - Defiance 2050
Jul 13, 2018

Overall, players who spend money on Defiance 2050 will find a few quality-of-life improvements, but most of the upgrades will be acquired through play.

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9 / 10.0 - Subnautica
May 17, 2018

Subnautica is a beautiful game, only occasionally marred by sluggishness and the odd, errant bug.

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6.8 / 10.0 - Hyper Universe
Mar 21, 2018

Hyper Universe is good, it's worth trying it for sure. Just go in knowing its limits, there are a few more than you'd think at first glance.

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Sep 27, 2016

Event[0] has the length and teething pains of a tech demo, but tells a story to beautifully to overlook without good reason.

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Jul 1, 2016

Mighty No. 9 is a trying experience, good when it works but exhausting when it doesn't.

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Mar 11, 2016

Ultimate Chicken Horse does everything it tries to do very well, but a few quibbles keep it from greatness.

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Feb 9, 2016

Firewatch is an excellent, tense story, uncanny in spite its numerous beauties, and unmissable despite weaker mechanics.

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Jan 30, 2016

Spellweaver is a fine game, familiar, polished, and inoffensive.

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