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9.5 Dragon Quest XI

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Over the past month or so we've been working through Dragon Quest XI, and have been publishing our thoughts over 5 chapters, detailing the story, game play, characters, and more. Today we put those all together and ...


9.0 Spider-Man

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Insomniac has created some really great experiences in the past, and when word spread that they would be the developer behind a new Spider-Man game exclusive to the PS4, fans were pretty excited about the prospects. ...


7.5 Super Bomberman R Shiny Edtion

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Bomberman has been a household name for well over a decade now, and the little bomb dropping crew is back with an update on the previously released Super Bomberman R title. Now with all the added DLC from the ...


8.0 The Crew 2 – America: Yours to Discover

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When Ubisoft first announced their brand new franchise titled The Crew, perspective fans were painted a picture of cruising across the United States, going from major city to major city, and enjoying everything in ...


9.5 Detroit: Become Human

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Just last month, Sony and Santa Monica Studios wow'd us with the release of God of War, a reboot of the popular franchise on modern consoles that not only surpassed review expectations, but smashed sales records as ...


8.5 South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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To fully appreciate a South Park game, you need to have a decent appreciation for the long running TV show, and inappropriate jokes. The Fractured But Whole is a dirty, inappropriate joke filled adventure that, if ...


10 God of War

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Outside of Telltale titles were the story is king and gameplay is secondary, there are few games available today that blend both well, at the same time. God of War has done this, has blown my mind, and is definitely ...


8.0 MLB The Show 18

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MLB The Show 18 is breaking any major new ground in their year-to-year baseball outing, but does slightly build on The Show 17 in enough ways to make picking up the latest iteration money well spent. While the new ...


9.0 Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom

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Japanese Roll Playing Games go with PlayStation like butter on bread, but not all JRPG experiences are the same, in terms of storyline, game mechanics, or overall quality. In 2018 - and when compared to what was ...


7.0 Dynasty Warriors 9

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The Dynasty Warriors franchise has a huge following, and although I haven't bee playing the series for long - was drawn in during the Zelda remix days when Hyrule Warriors was released - I've come to enjoy the ...


9.5 Shadow of the Colossus

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Shadow of the Colossus is one of those must play experiences, regardless of your platform preference, but trying to get someone to go back to their PS2 - or try to even find a PS2 plus a copy of the game - can be a ...


9.0 Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds

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If you haven't had the opportunity yet to play Horizon Zero Dawn, you need to stop reading this article, head to your nearest retailer, and grab a copy. If not for a few heavy hitters from Nintendo, you'd likely be ...


8.5 Assassin’s Creed Origins

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Assassin's Creed Origins is a fantastic experience from start to finish, and very few things made my cringe in my current 40 hour play through. Full disclosure: I haven't done everything you can do in this game yet, ...


8.5 Gran Turismo Sport

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The Gran Turismo series has been spinning out on the track lately, so Polyphony Digital receded to the shadows to work on the next great racing experience, Gran Turismo Sport. For what this title lacks in content, ...


8.5 PES 2018

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This is the third consecutive year that GamesReviews is reviewing the yearly Pro Evolution Soccer title, and although we hate to sound like a broken record, the game again is the paramount soccer experience ...


9.0 Project Cars 2

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Project Cars was a very ambitious title from Bandai Namco a few years ago, and while the aspirations and resources were there, the game fell a bit flat when you compared it to its direct competitors, including the ...


8.5 YS VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

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I've never had the pleasure of playing a YS game before, and after playing YS VII: Lacrimosa of Dana I really wish I had. From the first cutscenes to the moment I was able to take control of the games protagonist, ...


7.5 One Piece Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition

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For the uninitiated, One Piece Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition is an HD port with DLC based on the PS3 classic title released a number of years ago. The game has also been previously available on the Nintendo 3DS ...


8.5 Last Day of June

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About a week head of launch, 505 games sent out a press swag bag to promote the launch of Last Day of June. Knowing this was the same team that published Portal Knights - a game I really loved - I jumped at the ...


7.5 Knack 2

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If you've had the pleasure of playing the original Knack title, you'll remember it was a charming, underrated experience that was mired by mediocre scores from media, but generally favorable scores from actual ...


8.0 Everybody’s Golf

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We take a look at Everybody's Golf on the Playstation 4, a title with many highlights and a few ugly moments, but that will ultimately make you smile as you play golf in the most unprofessional way possible!


9.0 Uncharted The Lost Legacy

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Although I would never recommend someone play Uncharted The Lost Legacy before playing the other titles in the series, part of me loves the short nature of this experience that might be more digestible for those ...


8.5 Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

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Harvest Moon type games have an instant attraction to so many gamers because of the laid back nature of their game play mechanics. Generally, games like Harvest Moon are relaxing titles, a great way to rid yourself ...


9.0 MLB The Show 17

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I'm not a huge baseball fan to be sure, but ever since my local Toronto Blue Jays have decided to be good, I've paid more attention to them, and the sport, than ever before. With a slight appreciation for baseball - ...


9.5 Horizon Zero Dawn

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New game IPs and new franchises are always exciting, but understandably terrifying at the same time. There is so much that could go wrong with new ideas, characters, and game play mechanics, but at the same time, so ...


8.0 Tales of Berseria

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When compared to the Xbox One, the PS4 in my home gets very little use. Outside of a few great exlcusives such as the Uncharted Series, having a PS4 in my house doesn't serve much more of a purpose. That is, except ...


7.5 The Last Guardian

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The Last Guardian on Playstation 4 will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions, something not easily done in today's video game marketplace. Through a touching story, you will see the backstory of our heroic ...


6.0 No Man’s Sky

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Nothing on the PS4 has been as hyped as No Man's Sky; ok fine, a few things have been - Uncharted 4 anyone - but for the most part, No Man's Sky has been one of the most anticipated games of 2014...2015, and hell, ...


7.5 Ziggurat

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Dungeon crawling titles are becoming a weekly occurrence across PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One, and unfortunately we get more shovel ware than actual quality titles. So when something comes around that deserves to ...


10 Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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The Uncharted series is a Playstation staple, and Naughty Dog has been producing quality titles for the system for a long time. While Uncharted 2 was often the undisputed best title - ahead of Uncharted 3 and ...


8.0 Stories: Path of Destinies

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Our review of Stories: The Path of Destinies should be up in a few days, but it is important to look at what the game attempts to do, which other should try to emulate in the future. Choices in games does not have ...


8.0 Alienation

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Look! Aliens are invading earth again and it is up to you to defeat them! Have you heard that before? I'm sure you have, because so many games that use aliens as the force to be conquered follow this cliched and ...


9.0 Ratchet & Clank

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Insomniac has created some interesting, beautiful, and down right wacky games over the past 15 plus years, but the company will always be most well known for their Ratchet & Clank series. The series itself has ...


9.0 Layers of Fear

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ayers of Fear (a perfect pun of a title) invites players to see the world through the mind of a talented but tormented painter as he navigates his abandoned house and his own guilty conscience. The game, published ...


9.0 Until Dawn

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Over the course of the history of gaming, game designers have allowed players minimal to no choices regarding how the storyline of their game ends. Perhaps they might give the player a chance to decide to spare or ...


9.0 The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

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At the very start of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, a message sprawls across the screen informing the player that this game does not hold your hand and that through atmospheric exploration you will discover the ...


6.0 ArcaniA: The Complete Tale

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At a time when fantasy RPG games are dominating the gaming world, smaller games struggle to compete with huge names like Dragon Age and Elder Scrolls to create innovative and beautiful worlds for their heroes to ...


6.5 Resident Evil Revelations 2

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Resident Evil is no longer the game it was twenty years ago and with good reason. Revelations 2 takes a step back towards horror while keeping a lot of what made the newer games fun, but the co-op is at the least ...


7.0 Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

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Koei are perhaps the only developer to have massively embraced the idea of porting their games to next-gen consoles en masse. Dynasty Warriors 8, Samurai Warriors 4, Warriors Orochi 3 and now Dead or Alive 5 have ...


8.0 Game of Thrones: Episode 2 – The Lost Lords

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The second episode of Telltale's take on Game of Thrones feels a little too much like a second beginning, but shows that things are soon going to start heating up. Despite more appearances from HBO's incredible ...


7.0 Grim Fandango Remastered

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Grim Fandango is one of the classic adventure games. That's why it deserved more than this lazy remaster.


7.0 Game of Thrones Episode One

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HBO's Game of Thrones is what a character drama should be: tense interpersonal relationships, heartwrenching twists and a man that inexplicably can only say his name over and over again. There's only one developer ...


6.0 Driveclub

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According to Evolution Studios, Driveclub is the racing game that they've always wanted to create, and considering their previous success with the Motorstorm series, PlayStation fans were very excited. With its, ...


8.0 Metro Redux

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Metro Redux is one in a long line of remasters released for new generation consoles, and it certainly won't be the last. While that might sound like a negative to those desperate for brand new experiences, Redux ...


6.5 Infamous First Light

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Infamous First Light puts you in the shoes of Abigail Walker, aka Fetch, one of, if not the most interesting characters from InFamous Second Son. It takes you through the events that led up to Fetch's role in the ...


5.5 The Last Tinker City of Colors

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There was a time when platformers were about the only type of game hitting the market. Spyro and Crash seemed to be the most talked about characters, and Mario 64 was a contender for the greatest game ever made. The ...


10 The Last of Us: Remastered

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The Last of Us: Remastered is another entry in Sony’s HD remaster collection – started back in 2009 with the God of War Collection. The only difference with developer Naughty Dog’s own take on HD re-releases is that ...


8.5 Valiant Hearts

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It seems like every week there is a new game that comes out that is set within the context of a war. Valiant Hearts takes an original look at war, not through combat but through the eyes of the people affected by ...


8.0 PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate

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By combining both previous PixelJunk Shooter games into one package and giving them a graphical facelift, Q-Games has combined two great games and made them even better. PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate HD provides hours ...


7.5 Octodad Dadliest Catch

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As a cephalopod protagonist, Octodad Dadliest Catch is nothing if not original. Your flailing tentacles create charm and humor in spades. There is truly no other game like it. If it wasn't for a few maddening ...


9.0 Transistor

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With the release of Bastion in 2011, Supergiant games burst onto the gaming landscape. Bastion was critically acclaimed and was on several Game of the Year lists as well. Transistor is Supergiant's latest game, ...


8.5 Wolfenstein The New Order

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Wolfenstein The New Order is a surprising showcase of powerful, alternate history storytelling. This latest entry in the revered shooter series, which is credited by many for creating the genre, still contains the ...


9.0 Child of Light

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When playing Child of Light, I felt a bit melancholic. Ubisoft Montreal’s own unique take on the RPG genre elicits a sense of somberness throughout its, roughly, 10-hour adventure. Though it doesn’t sport a complex ...


6.5 Ground Zeroes Jamais Vu

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If there was one complaint about Ground Zeroes, it was its size. Despite the fact that you could easily spend tens of hours exploring that little base off the coast of Cuba, it was quite samey and, ultimately, ...


8.5 Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn

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Final Fantasy XIV was surprisingly announced in 2009, was released in 2010 to terrible reviews and was closed in 2012. There aren't many AAA titles that get to be classed as unmitigated disasters, but the latest ...


7.5 inFamous Second Son

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When playing inFamous Second Son, I received a deluge of visual satisfaction. Sucker Punch’s third attempt at its superhero series is a great showcase of PlayStation 4’s technical prowess. Particle effects galore, a ...


7.0 Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes

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Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes has all the makings of a very good game. An interesting beginning that has you waiting for answers, gameplay that goes beyond what you expect and offers depth and choice, all with ...


6.0 Thief

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Thief, developed by Eidos Montreal, is a reboot of the beloved 90s first-person stealth series of the same name. Penned by Ken Levine, who would go on to create Bioshock, and forged by the now defunct Looking Glass ...


7.0 Call of Duty Ghosts Onslaught

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Infinity Ward have fixed a lot of the issues that plagued Ghosts at launch, but there's one thing they can't fix: the size and shape of the original multiplayer maps. They're too big, with too much going on. In ...


7.5 LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

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The game nobody ever thought would be made: LEGO Marvel brings together almost every single noteworthy Marvel hero and places them into a world of blocks and building. Combining the likes of Spider-man and Captain ...


8.5 Tomb Raider Definitive Edition

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Tomb Raider Definitive Edition fails to offer any sort of substantial additions or changes from the original 2013 release. But its lack of deviation is slightly marred by the better looking next-gen versions of the ...


6.0 Knack

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Knack perhaps got more attention that almost all the other PlayStation 4 launch titles put together. It was directed by PS4 lead architect Mark Cerny and is Sony's big non-shooter push for the launch window. ...


9.0 Assassins Creed IV Black Flag

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Yearly franchises rarely manage to surprise, but this year Assassin's Creed did just that. The franchise that originally had you climbing up rectangular buildings in the Middle East has now taken to the waves, ...


8.0 Fifa 14

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The annual release of sport games for EA continues with the latest entry in the commercially successful Fifa franchise, Fifa 14. The sports title, developed by EA Canada, continues the series’ habit of providing ...


8.0 Dont Starve Console Edition

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Survival games don't generally tend to be about survival. They tend to be about avoiding pitfalls and dangerous enemies. That's largely because, let's face it, actual survival - the drinking pee, eating rats, ...


7.0 Killzone Shadow Fall

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Killzone is one of Sony's staple franchises, partly because of how fantastic they always look. The gameplay is always hit and miss, you'll either love it or hate it. The heavier weaponry, the harder-to-kill enemies ...


4.5 Putty Squad

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There was a time, not so long ago, where the very height of video gaming was going from one side of a set of platforms to the other. There were variations on that, but they effectively tested your timing and muscle ...


7.0 Call of Duty Ghosts

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The biggest mistake people made concerning the Call of Duty franchise this year was in presuming that it would be "next-gen." Call of Duty is one of the biggest entertainment IPs in the world, they're not going to ...


6.5 Contrast

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From the press start screen, the first time you load Contrast, you'll instantly be taken to a place, a time, an atmosphere. The noir-esque art style and jazz era cabaret sparks a feeling that this game does so well ...


9.5 Resogun

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There are people claiming that the PlayStation 4 launch was weak. Those people haven't played Resogun. With its fast pace, easy-to-pick-up gameplay, beautiful graphics and fantastic soundtrack, it's the surprise hit ...


9.0 PlayStation 4 Console

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The PlayStation 3's launch was full of potential, but in the end fell short of instant love. Sony had underestimated the importance of social and online features and so had paled in comparison to Xbox 360 in that ...