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Sonic grinding on a rail.

Sonic Frontiers review: Sonic’s latest adventure is one of his worst

Sonic Frontiers isn't glitchy but is let down by a lackluster story, poor visuals, and bad game design.
A giant lizard monster jumps on Kratos in God of War Ragnarok.

God of War Ragnarok review: hellacious sequel’s best moments are its quietest

God of War Ragnarok doesn't quite reach the narrative heights of its 2018 predecessor, but it still delivers with hellacious action.
Five main characters from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II review: war is what you make of it

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II's lackluster campaign is a bummer, but its multiplayer is a solid way to spend time with friends.
Bayonetta posing in the air with red background.

Bayonetta 3 review: excellent action game is the true queen of the multiverse

Bayonetta 3 is a new high point for the action series, putting Hollywood blockbusters to shame with its nonstop thrills.
LOU13 from New Tales From the Borderlands' key art

New Tales From the Borderlands review: a safe successor to a Telltale classic

New Tales from the Borderlands doesn't redefine Telltale's legacy, but it does a great job of upholding it.
Robin fights the mob in Gotham Knights.

Gotham Knights review: strong story rescues underpowered Bat adventure

Gotham Knights takes a bold narrative swing by killing off Batman, but its strong multiplayer is held back by performance and gameplay issues.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem review: gorgeous sequel has some growing pains

A Plague Tale: Requiem builds on everything that made its predecessor a surprise hit, though its forced meditations on violence ring hollow.
Mario, Rabbid Peach, and more characters pose in Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope key art.

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope review: one of Mario’s finest spinoffs

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is a step up for the tactics series, with more creative combat that makes every turn a blast.
A fleshy monster looms in a dark room in Scorn.

Scorn review: Bold psychological horror game is only half-formed

Scorn pays tribute to H. R. Giger with harrowing visuals that'll haunt your nightmares, but the horror game is better watched than played.
Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld in use

Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld review: For enthusiasts only

The Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld is the first device of its kind, but it doesn't prove that dedicated cloud gaming handhelds are necessary.
Nora fighting Hilde.

Valkyrie Elysium review: a cult-classic made average

Valkyrie Elysium is a budget RPG that squanders lovely art design with bare-bones combat and a predictable story.
Gundam Unicorn in Gundam Evolution.

Gundam Evolution review: a true Overwatch 2 contender, but not a flawless one

Gundam Evolution takes notes from Overwatch, but uses them to create a fresh, if imperfect, free-to-play shooter.
Desta and their friends toss dodgeballs in Desta: The Memories Between.

Desta: The Memories Between review: Netflix scores another great mobile game

Desta: The Memories Between miniaturizes the tactics genre with a heartfelt mobile game about social anxiety and dodgeball.
The cast of Shovel Knight Dig stand together in promo art.

Shovel Knight Dig review: retro meets modern in this clever roguelike

Shovel Knight Dig is another spin-off success in Yacht Club's growing treasure trove of gems.
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The DioField Chronicle review: strategy RPG makes for convincing sequel bait

Square Enix seems to think the The DioField Chronicle could be the start of a new franchise, and it makes a strong case for that.
Trails from Zero cast

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero review: politics and RPG battles collide

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero puts together a politically engaging story, fun gameplay, and likable heroes into one epic RPG.
Briar and Lute attack a giant floating head in Soulstice.

Soulstice review: an enjoyable AA throwback with one fatal flaw

Soulstice is a AA through and through; it's quite ambitious, but some flaws hold it back from true greatness.
The Unknown fires pistols at a demon in Metal: Hellsinger.

Metal: Hellsinger review: this headbanging shooter is a bit one-note

Metal: Hellsinger makes up for its one-note rhythm-shooting with a fantastic metal soundtrack.
Four Splatoon 3 inklings standing together.

Splatoon 3 review: the antidote to your modern multiplayer woes

Splatoon 3 spares no expenses in delivering a wildly fun experience whether you're in it for single or multiplayer.
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Steelrising review: a creative Soulslike attempt that struggles to execute

Steelrising has some big ideas for the Soulslike genre, but it can't quite deliver on its grand vision.
Rumbleverse luchador posing infront of a city.

Rumbleverse review: This battle royale is a knockout

Rumbleverse is a clever fusion of fighting games and battle royales that impresses even despite some of its early issues.
Ellie pets a giraffe in The Last of Us Part I.

The Last of Us Part I review: Revolutionizing gaming in a new way

The Last of Us Part I is incredible, superfluous, and necessary all in one complicated remake package.
Marissa Marcel at a gala in Immortality.

Immortality review: getting some real Persona (1966) vibes

Immortality is a haunting work of interactive fiction that questions our at-times uncomfortable relationship with art.
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Madden NFL 23 review: not a fumble, but still lost yardage

Madden NFL 23 has better gameplay than Madden NFL 22, but not much else is improved.
The crew of the Saints Row reboot stands against a wall.

Saints Row review: This open-world reboot is Grand Theft Adequate

Saints Row is perfectly fine, but that lack of ambition is disappointing considering the series' wild reputation.
Ringo walking down a street at night.

Soul Hackers 2 review: stylish JRPG tells more than it shows

Soul Hackers 2's excellent RPG gameplay helps make up for a disappointingly forgettable story.
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Razer Barracuda Pro review: Finally, a gaming headset that won’t embarrass you

The Razer Barracuda Pro is a gaming headset with a mercifully discrete design, though not without key sacrifices.
Batman and Shaggy stand back-to-back as other characters fight in MultiVersus key art.

MultiVersus review: corporate-mandated fighting game fun

Despite its corporate presentation and premise, MultiVersus succeeds at being a fun game for casuals and hardcore players alike,
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Cult of the Lamb review: Midsommar by way of Animal Crossing

Though its roguelite component is lacking, Cult of the Lamb excels as a darkly comedic management sim.
Takuma looking to Tyranomon in Digimon Survive.

Digimon Survive review: two genres, one pretty good package

Digimon Survive takes the series in a new hybrid direction and does it well ... for the most part.
Noah and his team standing in a green field.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 review: The best RPG story I’ve played in ages

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 isn't the most elegant RPG, but its excellent story makes up for its shortcomings.
The roster showing Live A Live's characters

Live A Live Review: Classic RPG saves the best moments for last

Live A Live is a fun JRPG remake that features clever gameplay and unique story mechanics, though it doesn't come together until the very end.
The main cat from Stray looking into the foreground with cyberpunk buildings behind him

Stray review: Sci-fi cat game is much more than an adorable meme

Stray isn't just an adorable cat game. It's a thoughtful sci-fi story about the intersection of the natural and mechanical world.
An As Dusk Falls character looks concerned in the diner at night.

As Dusk Falls review: Xbox’s atypical narrative adventure leaves a strong mark

As Dusk Falls' motion comic-like presentation and compelling crime drama narrative help it stand out in the narrative adventure game space.