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Jesse Norris

Lawrence, MA
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Favorite Games:
  • Halo
  • Mass Effect
  • Battlefield

47 games reviewed
79.4 average score
83 median score
85.1% of games recommended
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6 / 10.0 - Song of Iron
Aug 30, 2021

There were many times while playing this game that I felt it simply wasn’t that fun, but time and time again I ooh’ed and ahh’ed at the graphics and music. As it’s a very short 2 or 3-hour experience if that and the promise of a very interesting ending is enough to entice you then there are worse ways to spend your time.

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5 / 10.0 - King's Bounty II
Aug 23, 2021

mechanics that could go back even further it feels like a relic. There is nothing egregiously wrong with it, and if the battle system looks interesting to you, it could be worth getting on sale. Launching at $49.99 US though I can’t recommend it in good conscience to anyone.

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6.5 / 10.0 - Paint the Town Red
Aug 14, 2021

Though not that deep the game is quite a bit of fun. It's an easy recommendation if you can find it on sale.

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Aug 13, 2021

Greak: Memories of Azur could have been something special. Unfortunately, a large number of questionable design decisions pull down every positive aspect in a way the game simply cannot overcome. The core design of how you control your two to three characters is simply not enjoyable, but the quality is there in every other aspect and I hope that either through further patches for this game, or in their next title that Navegante Entertainment gets the gameplay part of things right.

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9.7 / 10.0 - The Ascent
Jul 29, 2021

At $30 US it is a steal, but it’s also available day one on Game Pass. Stunning graphics, excellent music, innovative gameplay, and so many other factors come together to not only make one of the best releases of the year but one of my favorite games of all time.

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9 / 10.0 - Death's Door
Jul 20, 2021

I know on the Xbox platform at least there is always a “well I’ll wait for Game Pass” mentality for many, but this game deserves success. It is a remarkable achievement by a very small team, and I simply loved it.

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Jul 2, 2021

The story is fantastic in this game. Do not investigate it beforehand and you will have one HELL of a time. Developer Team Salvato made something truly special. A game that elevates a genre in a way nothing really had before it, at least for me.

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Jun 23, 2021

As this is on Game Pass the only thing you’re spending extra is your time. If you have a few friends to play with there are worse ways to go about it, but if you’re looking at this game solo then I’d say it’s a hard pass, free or not.

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9.3 / 10.0 - Titanfall 2
Jun 19, 2021

Going back through the campaign for this review has reminded me of just how much I love this game, and I hope it inspires at least a few of you to finally give it a go, and with Game Pass Ultimate offering it up at no extra cost…. Why not?

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8.6 / 10.0 - SnowRunner
Jun 8, 2021

If you’re looking for something that can last you hundreds of hours as you slowly and sometimes surely search through the wilderness and deliver much needed supplies then this is a Game Pass game that should be right up your alley.

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