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While it’s still one of the more outright comedies in the Telltale oeuvre, Guardians’ story is one of grief and loss and regret.

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Unscored - The Surge
May 29, 2017

When a dude in power armour stabs you dead for the sixth time, it doesn't invoke feelings of despair - or any feelings at all.

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May 24, 2017

Bloody Days’ constant references won’t make sense to anyone who hasn’t seen Reservoir Dogs, and fans of the film will loathe it with a seething intensity.

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Unscored - Prey
May 16, 2017

After that, it’s just a gunfight.

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May 7, 2017

What Remains of Edith Finch isn’t some Batmanny trudge through a peat-bog of dead kids and deader parents. It’s about learning and letting go respectfully, finding love and tranquility and even joy in death.

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May 4, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe feels like a victory lap, the delightful culmination of decades of refinement.

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May 3, 2017

The enemies feel like monsters sculpted out of plasticine from some studio-disowned animated Roald Dahl adaptation.

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Apr 27, 2017

I'm not sure Mass Effect: Andromeda is a bad game, but it is a colossally average game, drowning in its own feature list and quest journal.

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Unscored - Yooka Laylee
Apr 20, 2017

Likely to appeal to the game’s twin demographics of children and, er, inner children.

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Unscored - Thimbleweed Park
Apr 16, 2017

Hope your inventory contains blood pressure medication.

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Maybe I’ll never finish it, just so it’ll still be there for me.

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Unscored - For Honor
Mar 9, 2017

I can foresee a dedicated core of combat nerds jamming the shit out of For Honor, but it’s definitely not for everyone.

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Feb 24, 2017

Horizon: Zero Dawn is not just a great game - it's straight-up great science fiction.

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Unscored - Gravity Rush 2
Feb 5, 2017

One of the few open-world action games where I’d rather just zip around collecting crystals.

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Dec 22, 2016

Like a three-legged dog or a cycloptic cat, it’s almost endearing in its jankiness.

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Unscored - Battlefield 1
Nov 28, 2016

The fantasies I want to fulfil aren’t found in the trenches.

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Unscored - Titanfall 2
Nov 27, 2016

The forgotten stepchild of Shooter Season 2016.

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The game treats Lara like shit, threatening to freeze, drown, impale, burn, eat, or otherwise murder her at every turn.

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Unscored - Mafia 3
Oct 23, 2016

Mafia III’s compelling narrative inevitably comes crashing down the moment it starts being an open-world action game.

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Unscored - Darkest Dungeon
Oct 12, 2016

Darkest Dungeon ain’t for everyone. It’s complex, difficult, and appeals to a specific niche of horror fandom.

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