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Godfall review: Repetitive gameplay hurts next-gen spectacle

Godfall offers up a lot of next-gen promise with its dazzling visuals, but its held back by repetitive game design.
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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review: One of the franchise’s best

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is a great Assassin's Creed game, but what makes it good is also what makes it decidedly un-Assassin's Creed, for better of worse.
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Watch Dogs: Legion review: The reasons to skip it are legion

Despite Ubisoft's best open world to date, the main hook of recruiting anyone in the open world falls flat, and the PC version is particularly buggy.
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Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit review: Fun for some ages

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit includes a well-made toy kart that is fun to drive, but the surprising amount of content clashes with a bunch of smaller issues.
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Super Mario 3D All-Stars review: Classic games that still shine

64, Sunshine, and Galaxy are considered classics, but the attempt to preserve them as they were comes at the expense of their potential with modern mechanics.
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Iron Harvest review: Real-time strategy with feeling

Developers clearly poured a lot of love into the design and the story of Iron Harvest, but not for the gameplay polish or content selection.
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Wasteland 3 Review: A strong entry in the storied franchise

The latest tactical RPG from inXile Entertainment provides a nearly unprecedented level of choice and an immense graphical leap over its predecessor.
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Fall Guys Review: A battle royale for a new age

Despite some glaring technical issues, Fall Guys is able to overcome its quirks by providing a new experience that makes it one of the best games of the year.
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Marvel’s Avengers beta review: Not yet Earth’s mightiest game

Marvel's Avenger's beta is filled with content that feels like an evolution and not a revolution. But make no mistake: The game's focus is live-service.
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The Sims 4 Nifty Knitting Stuff Pack review: A crafty DLC

The Sims 4's latest Stuff Pack, Nifty Knitting, shows the franchise has finally hit its DLC stride. It delivers meaningful extras at an affordable price.

Paper Mario: The Origami King review: All heart

Paper Mario: The Origami King, the latest entry in the storied franchise on Nintendo Switch, is a beautiful game but it's plagued by a tedious battle system.
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Ghost of Tsushima review: Finding peace in a violent world

Sucker Punch's Ghost of Tsushima offers a powerhouse combination of killer combat and introspective storytelling. It has one of the best sword combat systems.
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Iron Man VR Review: Bringing the summer blockbuster home

Iron Man VR isn't a new superhero gold standard due to technical limitations, but its creative motion controls offer satisfying moments of heroism.
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Pokémon Sword and Shield’s The Isle of Armor DLC review: Summer vacation

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Isle of Armor DLC brings some much-needed extras and old friends to the base game, though it doesn't buff its long-term potential.
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The Last of Us Part II review: A dark masterpiece

The Last of Us Part II is a triumph, and an excellent way to end the PlayStation 4's successful run.
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The Outer Worlds for Switch review: Port fares poorly

The Outer Worlds is a great RPG, but the game's Nintendo Switch port is the absolute worst way to play it. You're better off playing it on a different platform.
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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition review: As good as can be

Having released two times already, both in unsavory conditions, the success of its sequel has made a compelling case for this remaster. It's as good as can be.
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Chex Quest HD review: Only 90’s kids will understand

Chex Quest HD is an enjoyable freebie that doesn't strive to be more than a quick hit of 1990s nostalgia for fans of the original. So, is it worth your time?

World War Z review: The closest we’ve come to Left 4 Dead 3

World War Z could've been a cheap cash-in on a dormant IP, but instead it's one of the better zombie shooters of the last few years.
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Gears Tactics review: New genre, same gory Gears mayhem

With six similar titles under its name, Gears Tactics is the light refresh the franchise has needed for a while. Presentation is lacking but it's a strong start.

Final Fantasy VII Remake review: Thundaga can’t strike twice

After generations of begging, Final Fantasy VII Remake is here. It's a captivating tale, but one that has learned nothing from the series' recent blunders.
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Call of Duty: Warzone review: Plundering the competition

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's standalone Battle Royale package was worth the wait. Plunder is a triumph that demands your time.
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MLB The Show 20 review: Refining America’s favorite pastime

While none of the new modes or additions are game changers, they help make MLB The Show 20 the best version yet of Sony's PlayStation 4 baseball sim.
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Resident Evil 3 review: This remake is truly terrifying

The latest Resident Evil remake is a serious horror game that few will regret playing, even 20 years after the original game's debut. It's truly frightening.
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Afterparty review: A charming game of no consequence

Afterparty tackles an interesting concept by making hell into life's afterparty, but struggles to make its gameplay rise to the occasion.
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Doom Eternal review: Gold medal gore

Doom Eternal builds on the lightning-fast action that revived the franchise with 2016's Doom. It's one of the best first-person shooters of this generation.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons review: The vacation we need

The latest Animal Crossing offering is an escapist player's dream, but should you pick up Animal Crossing: New Horizon at release? Read on to find out.
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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX review: A monotonous adventure

Rescue Team DX sets out to revive a Game Boy Advance cult classic but tries too hard to make the experience accessible to all ages with misguided tweaks.
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Google Stadia review: The revolution isn’t now

Google Stadia is a cloud gaming platform that plays games remotely and beams them to your device through the Internet. Stadia delivers much of what it promised, including console-quality gaming on smartphones, but its success comes with plenty of caveats.
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Nvidia GeForce Now review (in-depth): Great cloud gaming on a budget

Nvidia's GeForce Now is a cloud gaming service that offers access to games rendered on Nvidia's cloud hardware. It's not perfect, but it is affordable.
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Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 review: Best controller ever

Microsoft's Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 might be the best video game controller ever made. It's an easy recommendation, provided cash is no issue, thanks to its extensive customization and durable design. Read our Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 for more.
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Warcraft III Reforged review: A mediocre remaster

Warcraft 3 Reforged, a remaster of Blizzard's classic fantasy RTS, provides updated graphics and better compatibility with modern PCs. Yet a host of bugs and missing features make Warcraft 3 Reforged a mediocre update, at best.
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Pascal’s Wager review: Finally, a Souls-like for your phone

Pascal's Wager is essentially a Dark Souls game on mobile devices. Somehow, that was not a complete disaster. While mostly imitating FromSoftware, the game also has a few unique ideas that add a nice twist of strategy to the standard formula, including a "sanity" system during battles.
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PlayStation DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment review: Great upgrade, great price

The PS4's DualShock 4 controller now has two more buttons with the addition of the Back Button Attachment. The $30 accessory is the perfect complement to the original controller and adds two buttons. The design is a little bulky, but it's still a great accessory for the price.