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Phil Hornshaw


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60 games reviewed
70.3 average score
70 median score
55.2% of games recommended

Phil Hornshaw's Reviews

Writing from a darkened apartment in Los Angeles, Phil Hornshaw lends his brain to thoughts on time travel and made-up science. He's an author and journalist, assuming one half of the blame for the books "So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel" and "The Space Hero's Guide to Glory." He also wrote a trivia book about Resident Evil one time, and helps create "Paradox: The Time Travel Podcast." As a freelance writer, he primarily covers video games, and has contributed to Playboy.com, Complex Magazine, Digital Trends, Polygon, Kotaku, The Escapist, and GameFront.
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9 / 10 - Apex Legends
Feb 25, 2019

Respawn hammers out a lot of the dents in battle royale, and its addition of some of the best ideas in shooters gives a new shine to the genre.

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9 / 10 - Hitman 3
Jan 19, 2021

What's good about Hitman--its level design and the creativity, experimentation, and exploration that affords--is great in Hitman 3. It closes out the trilogy by brilliantly playing off everything that came before it

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May 5, 2021

The sequel to Resident Evil 7 leans heavily on Resident Evil 4's brand of action, but adds its own sensibilities to the mix.

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Sep 24, 2018

Forza Horizon 4' adds seasons to take cinematic open-world racing to a new level.

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Oct 24, 2016

Titanfall 2 is better than its predecessor in every way – it’s extremely entertaining to play, sporting a solid single-player campaign and great multiplayer, and it offers a kind of gameplay that’s not quite like anything available in 2016.

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Resident Evil 7, Capcom is a scary return to form. It brings out the best qualities of the series.

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"Lost Legacy" improves on "Uncharted 4," and its fresh characters give some new life to the series.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider makes a predictable journey into darkness, but it's still brutal fun.

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Oct 8, 2019

Shadowkeep's return to the moon provides the usual quick story and new activities, but it's the many under-the-hood changes that really shine.

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Nov 15, 2019

Respawn Entertainment's foray into the Star Wars universe balances Force powers with tough difficulty to make the best Jedi game in years.

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