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Adam Beck


Favorite Games:
  • Valkyrie Profile
  • Star Ocean: The Second Story
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

168 games reviewed
75.2 average score
80 median score
57.1% of games recommended

Adam Beck's Reviews

A Canadian who has worked in the industry for over a decade, Adam is a dedicated individual who has a passion for writing, art and producing videos. He's also a diehard tri-Ace fan who lives in nostalgia.
Jan 26, 2023

Motive Studio has done the unthinkable with Dead Space. It has turned this iconic, incredibly memorable survival horror game from fifteen years ago into an even more immersive and engaging experience.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Persona 4 Golden
Jan 17, 2023

It's hard to believe that it has taken Persona 4 over a decade to branch outside of its PlayStation shackles.

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Persona 3 Portable was a gem when it came to the PlayStation Portable nearly thirteen years ago, but it was very much meant for the hardware of its time.

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Dec 5, 2022

Warhammer: 40,000: Darktide is one of the most enjoyable games of the year, but it's tremendously rough around the edges.

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Oct 26, 2022

Star Ocean: The Divine Force feels drained of life.

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The Uncharted franchise has been the spectacle of video games for fifteen years, meshing strong writing and characters with exhilarating scenarios.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Persona 5 Royal
Oct 17, 2022

Persona 5 Royal was already a remarkable victory lap for Atlus, but the remaster helps the RPG shine brighter.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Soul Hackers 2
Aug 18, 2022

Soul Hackers 2 is a by the books turn-based JRPG that doesn't do anything particularly memorable nor offensive.

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Aug 11, 2022

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has incredible presentation values and a rewarding combat system, but the story leaves much to be desired.

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Aug 10, 2022

Marvel's Spider-Man is one of - if not the best - adaptation of a comic book franchise, and the PC version only better highlights Insomniac's work.

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Jun 21, 2022

While there were key elements that could be ironed out when it first was released for Nintendo Switch, there's a bevy of underlying issues that has stayed with the core structure.

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5 / 5.0 - Elden Ring
Feb 23, 2022

Elden Ring is one of the best games in years, with a breathtaking vast world to explore, and one of the most satisfying combat systems in an RPG. This is the accumulation of FromSoftware's work over the last thirteen years and an evolution on its inspiring formula.

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Dec 15, 2021

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker is the perfect sendoff to a saga that was started over a decade ago.

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Dec 8, 2021

Monster Rancher 1&2 DX is a blast from the past, letting fans re-experience a classic while introducing new players to the franchise.

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Nov 4, 2021

Shin Megami Tensei V is one of the best RPGs of 2021.

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4 / 5.0 - Tales of Arise
Sep 8, 2021

Tales of Arise is the best Tales game in over a decade.

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Aug 19, 2021

Ghost of Tsushima is one of the best samurai games of all time and the Director's Cut only excels it further.

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Jun 25, 2021

As Disgaea: Hour of Darkness was the first game I ever reviewed nearly two decades ago, I have had a long and beloved history with Nippon Ichi's franchise, so it breaks my heart to play Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny. The story is bland with few jokes that actually hit, and the cast of characters do not help the cause with uninspired backstories and personalities.

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Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster is an apocalyptic blast from the past that goes beyond what we could have hoped for in celebration of the cult classic.

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May 17, 2021

Mass Effect Legendary Edition brings back one of the best sci-fi trilogies in the best way possible.

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