XBOX ONE Reviews

(Space)walking simulator: Tacoma review

by 3 weeks ago

Tacoma immediately harkens back to the meditative exploration of its Fullbright Company predecessor, Gone Home. In essence, both games are walking simulators that ask players to construct an understanding of …

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One-trick pony: Perception Review

by 1 month ago

I don’t watch a lot of horror movies - I try to avoid things that are going to send my blood pressure into high gear - but Perception reminds me …

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A bloody good time: Serial Cleaner review

by 1 month ago

The concept of Serial Cleaner had me hooked immediately--cleaning up murder scenes in a fun 1970s aesthetic? Yes please! However, I did not expect for this to be a game …

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Fighting among friends – Black & White Bushido review

by 3 months ago

There are few games these days that allow for a group of friends to sit together in a room and just have some good ol’ fashioned fun: enter Black & …

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Fox & Friends: RiME review

by 3 months ago

From the first moment I started playing RiME, I felt completely pulled into its world. The cell-shaded environments and swelling orchestral soundtrack filled me with a sense of wonder and …

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A huge surge forward: The Surge review

by 3 months ago

When Lords of the Fallen was launched in 2014, some people scorned Deck 13’s attempt to emulate the “Souls” franchise, which clearly inspired its work. Though the combat was enjoyable …

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Adding chat to the mix – Turtle Beach Recon Chat headset review

by 4 months ago

Headsets are a bit of a roll of the dice. Finding a headset that sounds amazing often costs a ton of money. One that is supremely comfortable, however, often pries …

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An unquenchable hunger – Little Nightmares review

by 4 months ago

Some video games have worlds that perfectly capture a player's imagination and become something bigger than the game itself. Places like Bioshock's Rapture or Legend of Zelda's Hyrule instantly grab …

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A thrilling throwback: Yooka-Laylee review

by 5 months ago

On paper, Yooka-Laylee achieves everything it sets out to do. It’s fun, full of life, and a successful homage to the golden age of Nintendo 64-era 3D platformers. Essentially, it …

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Mired in mediocrity: Vikings—Wolves of Midgard review

by 5 months ago

I had my first experience with Vikings—Wolves of Midgard last year. Although my time with the game was limited, there were some key areas in need of tweaking. Even for …

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Just two gruff military hardened dudes sitting in an elevator – Bulletstorm: Full Clip edition review

by 5 months ago

Way back in 2011, when Bulletstorm saw its first release, I thought of the game as nothing more than a way to get my hands on a demo for Gears …

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Inside Out And All Over the Place: The Inner World Review

by 5 months ago

Playing The Inner World is a frustrating experience. This isn’t just because it suffers from an amateur lack of polish, but because even when the level design is unforgivably nonsensical, …

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