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A character grinds through a fiery pipe in Teslagrad 2.

Teslagrad 2 review: magnetic sequel trades puzzles for Sonic speed

Ten years after its predecessor, Teslagrad 2 delivers a much faster-paced puzzle platformer that plays like an electrified spin on Sonic.
Aloy flies past the Hollywood sign in Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores.

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores review: Aloy gets a Hollywood ending

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores doesn't make the most of its LA setting, but the DLC is still an important chapter in Aloy's journey.
Advance Wars 1+2 Reboot Camp

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp review: great GBA remakes bring back warm memories

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp is a strong set of remakes that reminds players why the Game Boy Advance series is still so beloved.
Dead Island 2.

Dead Island 2 review: gory zombie sequel is all blood, no brains

Dead Island 2 misses a good chance to deliver sharp-witted social satire, but at least its zombie-slaying combat is bloody fun.
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The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story review: the best case for Riot Forge yet

The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story is Riot Forge's best game yet, delivering an exhilarating action title that only gets better the more you play.
Minecraft Legends artwork featuring dozens of characters on a blue and red background.

Minecraft Legends review: Age of Empires meets Pikmin in this approachable strategy game

Minecraft Legends can get repetitive, but it's a solid entry point to the RTS genre nonetheless.
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Tron: Identity review: this great Tron game isn’t what you’re expecting

Tron: Identity might not be the Tron game you're expecting, but this gripping visual novel is the best use of the IP in a very long time.
Leon parries a chainsaw villager in Resident Evil 4.

Resident Evil 4 review: all-time horror classic gets the bold remake it deserves

The Resident Evil 4 remake goes above and beyond the call of duty, reimagining what a horror classic would look like through modern sensibilities.
Tchia swims.

Tchia review: beautiful open-world indie is a new coming-of-age classic

Tchia is small-scale version of Breath of the Wild with equally ambitious open-world design, all while paying tribute to New Caledonia.
Bad Bunny performs a cross-body on The Miz in WWE 2K23.

WWE 2K23 review: wrestling simulator continues its comeback story

WWE 2K23 is another win for wrestling fans, but this year's simulator is showing some cracks in its defense.
Screenshot from Hogwarts Legacy.

Hogwarts Legacy review: uninspired Harry Potter game is deathly hollow

Hogwarts Legacy might bring some warm nostalgia for Harry Potter fans, but a lack of imagination holds back an otherwise boilerplate open-world adventure.
Cheshire stares down Cereza in Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon.

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon review: charming spinoff has room to grow

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon may seem like an odd spinoff, but give it a chance and you'll find a surprisingly charming adventure.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty characters

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty review: putting a unique spin on the Soulslike

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty has enough of its own ideas to stick out from the typical Dark Souls-inspired games, but still feels familiar enough for genre veterans.
Kirby slashes a Waddle Dee with a massive sword in Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe.

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe review: a perfectly timed double-dip

Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe accomplishes everything a good rerelease should by creating additional content that enhances the original adventure.
Horizon Call of the Mountain key art.

Horizon Call of the Mountain review: PSVR2’s first big outing is a mixed journey

Horizon Call of the Mountain impresses with its gorgeous vistas, but finnicky controls make for a mixed PSVR2 launch adventure.
Ryoma uses a Gunman Heat Action in Like a Dragon: Ishin!

Like a Dragon: Ishin! review: great story makes up for dated samurai action

Like a Dragon: Ishin! still feels like a 2014 game, but it retains the series' trademark storytelling strength.
Octopath Traveler 2 cover

Octopath Traveler 2 review: improved RPG sequel still has some lingering issues

Octopath Traveler 2 proves that the RPG series is more than its unique art style, though there's still a bit more room to improve the formula.
A Razer Edge plays A Plague Tale: Requiem.

Razer Edge 5G review: the best gaming handheld that you probably don’t need

The Razer Edge 5G doesn't do anything your Android phone can't already, but its a powerful cloud gaming handheld nonetheless.
Spongebob Squarepants in his karate outfit.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake review: a platformer for all ages

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake isn't a revolutionary 3D platformer, but it accomplishes everything it needs to as a fun all-ages game.
The heroes of Hi-Fi Rush stand together.

Hi-Fi Rush review: top-tier Xbox exclusive delivers style and substance

Hi-Fi Rush is 2023's first true game of the year contender, delivering an unforgettable rhythm-action experience.
A hand holds a DualSense Edge.

PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge review: a true pro PS5 controller, for a price

The DualSense Edge is a true pro controller for PS5 players, though its high price point makes some of its shortcomings sting.
Issac Clarke flying through machinery in Dead Space remake.

Dead Space review: respectful remake keeps the series’ legacy safe

The new Dead Space remake doesn't add much to the original experience, but it still holds up as a genre classic.
The main character of Season: A Letter to the Future stands in a field of purple flowers.

Season: A Letter to the Future review: an unforgettable meditation on memory

Season: A Letter to the Future is a gorgeous indie adventure that you won't want to rush through.
Frey looking at old buildings.

Forspoken review: Magical open-world gameplay makes up for a slow start

While Forspoken delivers a weak story filled with pacing issues, it's open-world traversal and dazzling spellcasting are enough to keep it exciting.
Marth and ALear cross swords in Fire Emblem Engage.

Fire Emblem Engage review: Nintendo starts its 2023 off strong

Even if its more a side-step than a jump forwards, Fire Emblem Engage is another critical hit for the tactics series.
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One Piece Odyssey review: A fun JRPG for fans and newcomers

One Piece Odyssey is a simple and fun time that any JRPG fan will like and One Piece fans will love.
High on Life character shooting a gun.

High on Life review: Rick and Morty meets Metroid in memorable shooter

High on Life's hit-and-miss comedy will be polarizing, but its Metroid Prime-inspired formula makes for a memorable sci-fi adventure.
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Dragon Quest Treasures review: there’s gold here, but you’ll have to dig

Dragon Quest Treasures puts its whole heart into everything it does, even if repetitive gameplay holds it back.
Three cars race in Need for Speed Unbound.

Need for Speed Unbound review: compelling hook elevates stylish racer

Need for Speed Unbounds uses its style and strong narrative hook to overcome some repetitive gameplay and cringe-inducing writing.
Cloud, Zack, and Sephiroth stand back to back in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion review: classic RPG’s fate sealed by destiny

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is a remaster for purists, putting a fresh coat of paint over aging design.
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The Callisto Protocol review: Gruesome horror game scratches that Dead Space itch

The Callisto Protocol is more than enough to scratch that Dead Space itch, even if its mixed combat could use more work.
Marvel's Midnight Suns

Marvel’s Midnight Suns review: Detailed superhero RPG goes the extra mile

Marvel's Midnight Suns is a dense 40-plus-hour superhero RPG with very engaging card-based tactical fights.
Grave getting ready to fire missiles from his missile launcher in Gungrave GORE.

Gungrave G.O.R.E review: a PS2 throwback, for better and worse

Gungrave G.O.R.E is a solid, stylish action game that takes players back to the PS2 era. But that might not sit well with everyone.
A Pokemon student holds a Pokeball in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet review: radical reinvention sparkles in spite of tech woes

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet sure don't look pretty, but open-world freedom turns out to be exactly what the monster-catching series needed.