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Adnan Riaz

Manchester, England
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Favorite Games:
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
  • Pokémon Red and Blue
  • God of War 4

20 games reviewed
78.0 average score
80 median score
60.0% of games recommended

Adnan Riaz's Reviews

Adnan Riaz is a freelance journalist and the current UK Editor for Hardcore Gamer. He's based in the UK, specifically Manchester, and predominantly writes news for Hardcore Gamer. Every so often, he'll branch out of his comfort zone to bring exclusive interviews to Hardcore Gamer or write the occasional review. He holds degrees in both History and Journalism, not to mention that he is an avid lover of politics, sports and, of course, gaming. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he’s working on next.
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3 / 5.0 - FIFA 20
Sep 24, 2019

FIFA 20 has Volta at the center of its marketing and successfully introduces a mode that has real potential, but it's not the experience that reinvents the franchise.

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Aug 23, 2019

Life Is Strange 2 took full advantage of the conclusion for Episode 3: Wastelands with a story that fully fleshes out Sean's character and his relationship with Daniel. Just as the first three episodes showed the sacrifices that Sean made to protect his younger brother, Dontnod pulled no punches in Episode 4: Faith by pushing him to the limits both mentally and physically.

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Episode 3: Wastelands might be a shorter experience compared to past episodes, but that doesn't stop Dontnod from pulling off an excellent story at the halfway point of Life Is Strange 2.

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Bouncing off from the fantastic work in Episode 1: Roads, Dontnod builds on the relationship between Sean and Daniel in more than one way.

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Jan 25, 2019

The Council might have stumbled its way across the finishing line in Checkmate, but that's not enough to take the shine off of the title.

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When The Council debuted with The Mad Ones in March 2018, there was limitless potential behind the episodic title.

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When players are able to reach the intriguing finale Burning Bridges poses, the final decision shows that the battle lines have been well and truly drawn.

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4 / 5.0 - FIFA 19
Sep 28, 2018

FIFA 19 is an impressive continuation of the series, which tweaks the experience in different places and once again offers players a plethora of modes to enjoy.

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Sep 28, 2018

Episode 1: Roads is a shining example of a developer that has built on the success of the first title and only continued to improve with the experience it has under its belt in episodic gaming.

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Sep 10, 2018

Clash of Carrots had the potential to be a real diamond in the rough, but it quickly becomes apparent that it's not when its novelty begins to fade.

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