Ryan Meitzler Avatar Image

Ryan Meitzler

LnkFn12
LnkFn1212
LnkFn121289

Favorite Games:
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee
  • Half-Life 2
  • Fallout 3

132 games reviewed
78.1 average score
80 median score
61.4% of games recommended

Ryan Meitzler's Reviews

Video editor, writer, chocolate milk connoisseur.
Feb 9, 2021

Persona 5 Strikers is an excellent return trip for The Phantom Thieves and hits all the stylish, energetic highs of its predecessor.

Read full review

8 / 10.0 - Astro's Playroom
Nov 19, 2020

As a showcase for the PS5 and DualSense, Astro's Playroom is more than just a tech demo; it's also a playful and remarkably fun platformer.

Read full review

7.5 / 10.0 - Baldur's Gate 3
Oct 9, 2020

With a high level of player choice and role-playing systems, Baldur's Gate 3 already looks like the promising start of a deep, immersive RPG.

Read full review

Oct 6, 2020

Star Wars: Squadrons delivers on nearly all fronts with a tight focus on space combat, multiplayer dogfights, and immersive VR support.

Read full review

Sep 11, 2020

Earth's Mightiest Heroes gather for a well-crafted single-player adventure but a middling multiplayer experience in Marvel's Avengers.

Read full review

8 / 10.0 - Tell Me Why
Aug 27, 2020

Tell Me Why doesn't stray far from Dontnod's style of episodic storytelling, but features rich characters and compelling representation.

Read full review

Jun 24, 2020

Tense, heartbreaking, and profound, The Last of Us Part II is an affecting examination of consequences and a masterful sequel by Naughty Dog.

Read full review

8 / 10.0 - Gears Tactics
Apr 27, 2020

Effectively blending the Gears of War universe with strategy gameplay, Gears Tactics is a fast-paced experience that succeeds on both fronts.

Read full review

Apr 3, 2020

By bringing players into their own island, Animal Crossing: New Horizons works the series' charming, wholesome magic like never before.

Read full review

10 / 10.0 - Half-Life: Alyx
Mar 23, 2020

Through the lens of VR, Half-Life: Alyx is an amazing experience that blends action and storytelling with a profound level of immersion.

Read full review

In its final chapter, Life is Strange 2 delivers a gripping finale that is unafraid to delve into some deep, politically-relevant issues.

Read full review

Nov 9, 2019

The third time really is the charm, as Luigi's Mansion 3 finds a perfect blend of humor and gameplay for a delightfully spooky experience.

Read full review

Nov 8, 2019

Though it packs plenty of charm and heart, New Super Lucky's Tale isn't quite ready to be in the leagues of the platforming greats just yet.

Read full review

Whether it’s your first Dragon Quest game or your eleventh, Dragon Quest XI S truly earns its “Definitive Edition” title by making an already exceptional RPG experience even better. Thanks to its wealth of refinements, new features, and the ability to play through the whole game in its 2D mode, Dragon Quest XI S will feel as much like a new experience for seasoned players of the original game as much as it will for those who are coming to the series for the first time. If Dragon Quest XI was intended to be made as a love letter to the classic JRPGs of the past, then consider the Definitive Edition to be its coda.

Read full review

8.5 / 10.0 - Killer Queen Black
Oct 10, 2019

With fast-paced, unpredictable gameplay, Killer Queen Black is a must-play multiplayer experience that breaks out from its arcade roots.

Read full review

9 / 10.0 - Overland
Sep 19, 2019

Combining strategy, procedural-generation, and survival, Finji's Overland is a challenging, memorable trip across post-apocalyptic America.

Read full review

While ten years later it's not a shining example of open-world design, Red Faction: Guerrilla on Nintendo Switch is still a blast to play.

Read full review

5 / 10.0 - Catan
Jul 8, 2019

While Catan is a faithful adaptation of the beloved board game, it doesn't quite deliver on the Switch's potential for tabletop gaming.

Read full review

In the series' third chapter, Life is Strange 2 delivers its best episode yet that touches on Sean and Daniel finding themselves in the wild.

Read full review

With the final chapter bringing Telltale and Skybound's series to a close, Clementine's story comes to a bittersweet and emotional finale.

Read full review