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540 games reviewed
76.0 average score
80 median score
68.3% of games recommended

Guardian's Reviews

Jan 27, 2023

The cult 3DS game has been refreshed for smartphones and the combination of card game and horse racing is as weird and addictive as ever

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A girl is trying to record her world at the end of an era, but what promises to be an emotional experience can often feel artificial

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Jan 18, 2023

A bonkers collection of epic adventures and side-quests sprinkled with puzzles that fans of the Japanese pop-cultural behemoth have been crying out for

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The story of Atma and his reality-warping girlfriend Raya demonstrates a flair for the dramatic and will keep you guessing right up to the end

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Jan 12, 2023

The long-awaited follow-up to Golf Story is rough but characterful, with plenty of retro warmth

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Jan 12, 2023

Oppressive lo-fi visuals and brutalist architecture somehow create a game of laidback curiosity and exploration

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Dec 20, 2022

Drag voters to the polls as your physics-defying goat runs for president in the silliest game of the year which can now be savoured in multiplayer madness

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Dec 16, 2022

This first-person shooter from Rick and Morty's co-creator pairs a barrage of nihilistic jokes with flimsy gameplay

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Dec 15, 2022

Three musicians pick up the emotional and practical pieces after their singer dies in this comforting and warm game of fiendish headscratchers with a phenomenal soundtrack

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Dec 6, 2022

A graphical overhaul offers a gentler way of playing this vast, strange strategy game of staggering intricacy

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Dec 5, 2022

This intense, gory horror game is steadfastly old-fashioned and lacking in internal logic – but it's fun anyway

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Dec 3, 2022

Plants can cure or kill in this atmospheric puzzle game.

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Nov 30, 2022

Making good use of the comics, this turn-based strategy games gives players satisfyingly fiendish challenges – and room to chillax afterwards

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Nov 24, 2022

One man and his dog traverse the English countryside after an alien invasion in this haunting, wordless game: a masterclass in foreboding sound design and minimal storytelling

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Technical problems and an evident lack of development time take the shine off this ambitious new outing for the world-conquering critters

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Nov 16, 2022

The open-world adventure is brilliant in terms of input and response at the expense of any discernible logic

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Nov 14, 2022

An evocative recreation of 16th-century Bavaria examines how the tide of history crashes against the lives of everyday people, all framed by an intriguing crime story

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A treasure inspires murder, and your job as detective is to piece together the crime in this addictive 18th-century whodunnit

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Nov 11, 2022

Your favourite childhood heroes step up to help you conquer territory in this beautifully designed, strategic deck-builder for smartphones

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Nov 7, 2022

If you love to arrange things, this puzzle game is made for you – and if you don't, it might persuade you how gratifying neatness can be

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