Oli Welsh


40 games reviewed
77.9 average score
80 median score
55.0% of games recommended
Scores 1.3 higher than average

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Oli Welsh
Nov 7, 2018

The worst of pretentious story games and brainless beat-em-ups combined - with an insulting gimmick that's all its own.

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No Recommendation / Blank - GRIP: Combat Racing
Nov 2, 2018

The 'spiritual successor' industry reaches deep into the 90s game cupboard with this futuristic racer. Should we start asking why?

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Recommended - Forza Horizon 4
Oct 1, 2018

Another sumptuous, endlessly entertaining automotive playground, but its shift into 'shared-world' online gaming is only a partial success.

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No Recommendation / Blank - The Crew 2
Jun 29, 2018

Despite the flashy boats and planes, this sequel to the ambitious open-world racing game is underdeveloped where it counts.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Detroit: Become Human
May 24, 2018

Its big themes are glibly handled, though this is still Quantic Dream's most credible and satisfying interactive yarn by far.

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No Recommendation / Blank - A Way Out
Mar 29, 2018

Fresh presentation and admirable dedication to its big idea can't save this two-player adventure from mediocrity.

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Jan 30, 2018

A melancholy masterpiece is reborn in this faithful and breathtakingly beautiful remake.

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Recommended - Shadowhand
Dec 8, 2017

Blending solitaire with role-playing, combat and a racy, buccaneering plot, Shadowhand is a delight - and a true British eccentric.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier
Nov 24, 2017

The apes are charismatic and the storyline is passable, but this interactive drama tie-in forgets to find a role to cast the player in.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Hidden Agenda
Nov 22, 2017

Supermassive's dour whodunnit is a poor vehicle for PlayLink's experiment in multiplayer narrative - a woeful mismatch of genre and form.

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Oli Welsh
Oct 26, 2017

One of the most daring and influential game designs of all time makes a long overdue comeback in Mario's most madcap adventure yet.

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Recommended - Forza Motorsport 7
Oct 4, 2017

Another handsome, well built and entertaining Forza rolls off the production line - though there are controversial changes under the hood.

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Oli Welsh
Aug 28, 2017

This wonky crossover is the unlikely source of a superbly designed tactical combat challenge as well as a charmingly silly adventure.

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Aug 17, 2017

A brisk running time and lower stakes do the Uncharted formula no harm at all - even if this spin-off sticks a bit too close to the script.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Hey! Pikmin
Jul 27, 2017

This basic puzzle-platformer captures none of the depth and panic of Miyamoto's surreal strategy games, but a good deal of the charm.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Black The Fall
Jul 19, 2017

This puzzle-platformer lives in the shadow of Playdead's Inside, but its rage against Romanian Communism is authentic and raw.

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Switch's debut and Wii U's demise are marked by a radical reinvention of The Legend of Zelda that will go down as an all-time great.

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Essential - Forza Horizon 3
Sep 27, 2016

Playground Games' series has never been a more triumphant standard-bearer for racing games as pure, escapist entertainment.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Assetto Corsa
Aug 31, 2016

There's a superb driving simulation at the core of this rough-hewn package, but it's strictly for enthusiasts only.

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Recommended - No Man's Sky
Aug 12, 2016

Hello Games' lush galactic odyssey is a unique work of engineering art - and an engrossing, if flawed, game.

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