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1914 games reviewed
75.0 average score
79 median score
53.7% of games recommended

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10 / 10.0 - Grand Theft Auto V
Nov 14, 2014

It's one of the best games available today.

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Jul 28, 2014

With The Last of Us: Remastered, PlayStation 3's best game just became PlayStation 4's, too.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is evocative, exhilarating, and a masterclass in open-world design.

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10 / 10.0 - The Witness
Jan 25, 2016

The Witness has a power and pull that carried me throughout the more than 40 hours it took to complete it for the first time, and that, even now, beckons me back to confront the mysteries I left unsolved. Its graceful combination of tangible goals, obscurity, and freedom creates ample opportunity for small victories and grand revelations alike. For the most part, its themes weave themselves beautifully throughout the gorgeous world and wide variety of puzzles, but even when it breaks subtlety in favor of a more heavy-handed approach to exposition, it never detracts from the truly fulfilling moments The Witness offers in terms of solving its physical puzzles and unlocking its deepest mysteries.

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Aug 23, 2015

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is a gameplay marvel, rewarding intelligence and creativity in a way few games do.

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10 / 10.0 - Undertale
Aug 15, 2017

It's hard to express just how much I adore Undertale without spoiling anything significant, but that's what I love about it. It tells its story in such a dynamic way, and with such a great understanding of the RPG player's mindset, that it couldn't have been told in any other way. It's a masterfully crafted experience that I won't forget any time soon.

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10 / 10.0 - INSIDE
Jun 28, 2018

Inside is a 2D puzzle platformer that builds upon what made Limbo great, and in fact builds something greater.

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Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game of rare quality; a meticulously polished open world ode to the outlaw era.

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Oct 26, 2017

Mario's games have been around for almost as long as game consoles have been a thing, but thankfully, he's always evolving. We rarely get the same Mario twice. Super Mario Odyssey delivers on that ongoing promise of originality and innovation: It distills the venerable series' joyful, irreverent world and characters and best-in-class platforming action, and introduces a steady stream of new and unexpected mechanics. It's all spun together into a generational masterpiece.

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10 / 10.0 - Celeste
Jan 25, 2018

Celeste is a surprise masterpiece. Its 2D platforming is some of the best and toughest since Super Meat Boy, with levels that are as challenging to figure out as they are satisfying to complete.

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10 / 10.0 - God of War
Apr 12, 2018

God of War's outstanding characters, world, and combat come together to form an unforgettable adventure.

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10 / 10.0 - Half-Life: Alyx
Mar 24, 2020

Half-Life: Alyx has set a new bar for VR in interactivity, detail, and level design, showing what can happen when a world-class developer goes all-in on the new frontier of technology.

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10 / 10.0 - Persona 5 Royal
Mar 31, 2020

Persona 5 Royal takes an all-time great JRPG and makes it even greater. Going above and beyond a re-release or a remaster, almost everything has been expanded and improved with an entire game's worth of new content and improvements.

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10 / 10.0 - Overwatch
May 19, 2020

Overwatch is a masterpiece. A dizzying amalgam of unique characters, stunning style, and compellingly dynamic action.

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Jun 12, 2020

The Last of Us Part 2 is a masterpiece that evolves the gameplay, cinematic storytelling, and rich world design of the original in nearly every way.

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Aug 17, 2020

Unparalleled realism and an entire planet to explore makes Microsoft Flight Simulator a simulation like no other.

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10 / 10.0 - Crusader Kings III
Aug 31, 2020

Crusader King 3 takes the throne as the new king of historical strategy by expanding on and deepening the best parts of what made its predecessor memorable and unique.

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10 / 10.0 - Spelunky 2
Sep 14, 2020

Spelunky 2 is a masterpiece of procedurally generated platforming that stays true to the legendarily challenging original while also holding surprises around every corner.

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Mar 31, 2021

The Final Cut elevates Disco Elysium from an already phenomenal RPG to a true must-play masterpiece.

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Dan Stapleton
10 / 10.0 - Grand Theft Auto V
Apr 14, 2015

Predictably, GTA 5 remains a masterpiece of a game. Surprisingly, the PC version is technically excellent.

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