Brad Shoemaker


25 games reviewed
76.8 average score
80 median score
76.0% of games recommended

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Mar 1, 2019

BioWare joins the ranks of developers who have learned the hard way how difficult it is to make a good loot game.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Nov 16, 2018

This sequel offers plenty of reasons to revisit the world of assassination, whether you're an experienced hitman or just trying out the fiber wire for the first time.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Oct 11, 2018

This big year-two expansion irons out most of Destiny 2's wrinkles and offers some of the most mysterious, enjoyable content the series has seen so far.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

This sequel expands on the vaunted Nemesis system in wildly entertaining ways, even as it falls short around the edges.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

Chloe Frazer ably steps into the lead role in a new Uncharted that's as action-packed and well written as anything in the series.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

This intense exploration of a young woman's personal anguish is a triumph of interactive storytelling.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Mar 31, 2017

Andromeda largely feels like a shoddily assembled facsimile of the previous Mass Effect games.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Sep 14, 2016

ReCore starts with an intriguing world and a great mix of platforming and RPG elements, but it all falls apart well before the end.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Aug 26, 2016

Drifting over the polygonal landscape looking for crystals is still a peaceful good time, if you can overlook a few flaws.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Jun 28, 2016

Playdead's followup to Limbo expands on and improves all of that game's ideas so thoroughly, there's no question why it took six years to get here.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
- Doom
May 21, 2016

It's hard to imagine a better Doom game in 2016 than this exhilarating, darkly witty new take on id's classic.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

This oddball shooter sequel piles on more of everything from the first game, which is exactly what that game needed.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Jan 25, 2016

The intricate puzzles and tantalizing secrets of this starkly gorgeous, mystical island are enough to lose yourself in for dozens of hours.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

A bolder, more capable Lara Croft returns for an adventure that's more varied and fun than Tomb Raider has seen in years.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

Destiny's biggest expansion to date makes the game a whole lot more enjoyable and easier to recommend.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

Metal Gear Solid V practically redefines the notion of what open-world gameplay can be.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Jun 26, 2015

Rocksteady's gorgeous-looking third Arkham game refines its open-world format a bit and lets you drive a whole hell of a lot of Batmobile.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

Dimensions recaptures enough of Geometry Wars' thrills to stand as the best new dual-joystick shooter in quite a while.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker
Oct 30, 2014

Insomniac gets back to what it does best with this smirking, fast-moving romp through a gleefully silly open world.

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Giant Bomb
Brad Shoemaker

This perfectly competent open-world game gets a heck of a lot more interesting when it throws an endless host of savage, dynamic AI enemies into the mix.

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