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75.0 average score
80 median score
67.3% of games recommended
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Timóteo Da Silva
6 / 10.0 - Venture Kid
May 28, 2019

Due to its style and a healthy dose of that "good old nostalgia" Venture Kid feels at times like it is perfect for the Switch. Made by fans for fans it's a game that will likely appeal to those who enjoy the retro action platforming genre. Unfortunately, tight controls and extra modes aside, you're mostly left feeling that this game is lacking that something truly special.

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9 / 10.0 - Blood & Truth
May 27, 2019

Blood & Truth is the most fun I've had in years. Its revolutionary shooting mechanics turn you into a virtual action hero in every sense of the word as you go through a gritty, dark and violent London underground in search for answers and revenge, all in VR. The amazingly designed setpieces make sure that you're never bored through the game's 8 hour tight and compact story. The only sadness I felt while playing this game was when the credits rolled. This is the game that shows us that PSVR is to be taken seriously.

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May 20, 2019

Everybody's Golf VR is a charming golf game capable of putting you directly on the grass. Everything feels and functions perfectly and once you learn the ropes, it can almost be a tool to teach you how to play real golf. Interactions with the female caddies are a little weird, but they're part of the game's charm and wonderful homey and relaxing atmosphere. If you're looking for a VR golf game, here you go. This is the one.

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6 / 10.0 - Rage 2
May 19, 2019

Rage 2's greatest system gets bogged down by a middling experience, making for a forgettable trip through an open world that looks like it came straight out of something a decade old.

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May 12, 2019

Becoming an Elite Sniper isn't an easy mission, especially at the height of World War II. But with the right equipment, a slow-motion kill cam, and a sniper rifle, there's nothing stopping you!

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7 / 10.0 - Rise of Industry
May 9, 2019

Rise of Industry is a complex production/logistics management sim with a wide variety of options and difficulty settings. It's got a rather steep learning curve, however, and needs a fair amount of micromanagement to keep things running smoothly. If you're looking for a management game with some depth and complexity, Rise of Industry is worth a look.

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May 6, 2019

Rise of Shadows makes Hearthstone feel more interactive again, but that might just be certain sets rotating out. While the new mechanics aren't great enough to build decks around, several cards add great value to existing archetypes.

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Timóteo Da Silva
8.5 / 10.0 - BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!
May 2, 2019

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the latest entry in a series of simple puzzle platforming games about a mostly black and white, line-drawn square would not be that enjoyable. However, you'd be wrong. Very, very wrong. Against the odds, Hal Laboratory has made a truly wonderful title that is not only perfect for the Switch but is a triumph for the genre itself. And a heck of a lot of fun to play too!

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7 / 10.0 - Days Gone
Apr 24, 2019

Days Gone, when it has moments of clarity, skirts the line of being brilliant. It could have been an instant classic if it weren't for the giant missteps that happened with regards to the story's pacing and some very strange decisions regarding Deacon as a character. With an expansive open-world worth exploring and well-crafted mechanics, Days Gone is an enjoyable ride, but expect to get some bugs in your face.

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7.5 / 10.0 - World War Z
Apr 22, 2019

World War Z is far from being as polished as it should be, but it's made well enough and has enough content to keep you and your friends busy for some time. The gameplay is fun and entertaining, but the game does need a bit more refinement to make it shine the way it's supposed to. Overall, not a bad co-op experience.

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8.5 / 10.0 - Mortal Kombat 11
Apr 22, 2019

Mortal Kombat 11's fighting, story, graphics and mechanics should have the game piercing the stratosphere, but the persistent online direction the progression systems have taken feels like something belonging to a free-to-play game.

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8.5 / 10.0 - Anno 1800
Apr 14, 2019

Anno might have gone backwards in time, but don't let that fool you. This is a step forward in terms of management and keeping players thinking and responding to multiple issues all at once. Settlements look vibrant and alive, with the music helping you while away the hours (until the narrator reminds you it might be time for a break)

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Ashwar Jacobs
Apr 9, 2019

One wouldn't think you'd be venturing into the dystopian universe of Pandora ten years later. But, here we are, and still as enjoyable as the first time around. The ramped up resolution and increase in frame rate does the cel-shaded art style justice and makes the environmental artefacts pop. This is marred by some screen tearing when swivelling your view around quickly, but with everything happening on screen, you'd be hard pressed to find that a bug that will make the experience less enjoyable.

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5 / 10.0 - Generation Zero
Apr 1, 2019

This strange unknown game that takes place in rural Sweden tries its best to be a great open-world survival game and it comes dangerously close to it. However, it falters in almost all of its aspects and ends up being a frustrating and mediocre experience. Glimpses of something great are to be had, but this game should have been in Early Access and iterated upon instead of giving us an incomplete romp through the cold north.

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Timóteo Da Silva
7.5 / 10.0 - Yoshi's Crafted World
Mar 26, 2019

A bright, fun and relaxing romp through a meticulously detailed and remarkably creatively-designed world that hits the mark of providing a family-friendly and very accessible entry on the Switch, while still having enough for more experienced gamers to enjoy.

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Mar 24, 2019

The Division 2 is a product of years of love, labour and listening, iterating and reiterating on what worked in the previous game, and adding and changing based on developer and community feedback. Everything feels polished and thought out, making you come back for some more.

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Mar 21, 2019

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice really shows why From Software is the current king of making brutally challenging yet rewarding games. It looks amazing, has a more focussed narrative than what we've seen before and the combat is something quite unique and different. It might not be everybody's cup of tea, but once you get used to the game's rhythm and mechanics, it becomes an absolute blast to play.

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3.5 / 10.0 - Left Alive
Mar 17, 2019

It's a stealth or action game and is rubbish at both. The AI will drive you up the wall and the three protagonists are forgettable. There is absolutely nothing, other than some beautiful artwork and a decent soundtrack, that leaves any hope alive of it being any good.

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9 / 10.0 - Devil May Cry 5
Mar 12, 2019

Devil May Cry 5 feels like playing your favourite PS2 hack and slash, but with amazing current gen graphics. Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of style as you pummel, slash and blast your way through all the devils.

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Feb 28, 2019

Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Video Game 2 conforms to the general annual update mandate. There is a new roster, some tracks, a few graphical tweaks and a whole lot of the same returning content. Unless this is your first outing, best wait for next year to see something more substantial.

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