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Tom Marks

Palo Alto, CA

Favorite Games:
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Fez
  • Skies of Arcadia: Legends

58 games reviewed
79.5 average score
80 median score
63.2% of games recommended

Tom Marks's Reviews

Tom is an Associate Editor at IGN focusing on PC games coverage. You may have seen him during 2016 and 2017's PC Gaming Shows at E3. Formerly an Associate Editor at PC Gamer.
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Mar 30, 2021

All the charm in the universe couldn't save Balan Wonderworld's half-baked platforming and ill-advised one-button design from being a complete bore.

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Mar 23, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise mixes classic Monster Hunter ideas with some of World's best improvements and a whole bunch of clever new mechanics of its own.

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7 / 10.0 - Maquette
Mar 1, 2021

Maquette is an incredibly clever and absolutely gorgeous first-person puzzle game, even if it doesn’t really push the boundaries of its own recursive concept in any particularly surprising ways. That left me feeling like its straightforward story and puzzles were a missed opportunity to do something more, but playing through Maquette’s brief adventure was at least a lovely, mind-tickling evening well spent.

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Feb 9, 2021

Persona 5 Strikers' simple real-time combat is consistently engaging, and its summer vacation story (while slimmed down) is a sequel nearly worthy of the '2' it lacks at the end of its title.

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9 / 10.0 - Cyberpunk 2077
Dec 7, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 throws you into a beautiful, dense cityscape and offers a staggering amount of flexibility in how you choose to take it from there.

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Nov 24, 2020

Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a charming LittleBigPlanet spin-off that trades its creation tools in for a more straightforward Mario structure.

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Unscored - Godfall
Nov 11, 2020

I’m enjoying Godfall, even if it’s not doing much to wow me and the repetition of its missions is wearing a bit thin. It’s got some fun and satisfying combat, a few genuinely novel mechanics, and graphics that range from absolutely gorgeous to a little over the top – but unless its thin story morphs into more than an excuse to go stab stuff, the grindable action-looter structure doesn't seem like it has enough variety to sustain its otherwise expansive customization.

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9 / 10.0 - Pikmin 3 Deluxe
Oct 28, 2020

Pikmin 3 Deluxe makes an already excellent game even better with some small but enjoyable content additions and a boatload of quality of life improvements.

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Oct 1, 2020

Star Wars: Squadrons' single-player campaign tells an entertaining story, while its flight controls hit a sweet spot between accessibility and nuance – and it's made even better by VR and HOTAS support.

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Sep 4, 2020

Marvel's Avengers' campaign is fun and endearing, but the loot-based post-game meant to be the meat of this meal is unrewarding and overly repetitive.

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