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510 games reviewed
76.0 average score
80 median score
68.8% of games recommended

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Whether it ineffectively subverts or simply misunderstands Hitchcock's body of work, this video game adaptation does the director a disservice

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Sep 27, 2022

Now it feels like the physics, AI and animation have come together in a way that makes even these ridiculous moments feel naturalistic and pleasurable.

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Sep 23, 2022

Glitchy and laboured, operating this pretend catering van feels too much like hard work

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Ageing fans will be relieved to learn that this comeback game from Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman is not just a greatest hits rehash

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Sep 16, 2022

The Outsiders' impressive debut combines the gunplay of Doom with the musical button-mashing of Guitar Hero

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Sep 15, 2022

Never mind the spectacularly colourful paint battles, this is quietly one of the best and most inventive action-puzzle games around

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The 11 games bundled together here offer a glorious return trip to a lost age of gaming

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Sep 9, 2022

Build knight schools and wizard academies in this imaginative college life sim, an endearing follow-up to Two Point Hospital

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Sep 8, 2022

Seven beautifully unpredictable genre stories, each designed by a different manga artist, are playfully rendered in this novel remake

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Sep 2, 2022

This eerie triumph is both a dungeon crawl in pursuit of heretic bishops and a society-builder where you build a legion of worshippers

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Aug 31, 2022

This fascinating game provides an interactive film trilogy, complete with behind-the-scenes footage, to help solve the mystery of missing movie star Marissa Marcel.

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Aug 22, 2022

With its wonky sets, dodgy cameras and bizarre plotlines, this reboot of the gangster adventure series is haphazard but joyful.

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Aug 16, 2022

Mixing the colour palette of 80s comic books with post-apocalyptic bloodlust, movement in this fluid game feels sublime. Until you get shot in the head

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Aug 11, 2022

This unusual game has you managing your dad's launderette while running a secret arcade out the back.

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Jul 29, 2022

There is delightful presentation as you set up a dysfunctional B&B – but in a genre that usually keeps players busy, this requires real patience.

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Jul 19, 2022

A branching thriller played out from different perspectives, including characters' histories, is clever though at times repetitive

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Jul 18, 2022

Pattering through a ruined city, being petted by robots and watched over by a friendly drone, cat lovers may regret finding the escape

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This follow-up to the acclaimed 2017 cartoon shooter is a gauntlet of boss fights against outlandish flora and fauna with an eye-pleasing nod to classic animation

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Jul 2, 2022

Timing is all as you wake from the dead and race towards a heavenly finish line, slaying demons en route, in this chaotic yet ingenious anime-inspired game

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Jun 30, 2022

Supreme playability is sidetracked by a new mode designed to let players live the gilded life of an F1 driver – and start paying for it

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