Reviews

Super Mario Maker 2 Review

Like its predecessor, Super Mario Maker 2 is three things: an exceptional 2D platformer complete with dozens of challenging and imaginative stages; a level editor filled with everything needed to equip both the novice and the seasoned creator; and a hub to discover and play user-created levels.

Below (Xbox One) Review

The opening track to Jim Guthrie's soundtrack for Capybara's Below is titled "Moth to a Flame;" an apt introduction to the game's central premise. After nearly twenty hours, I cannot say what it is that pulls me to this game. It is unforgiving, even unfair at times.

One more time, old friend: Dishonored 2 review

Note: Dishonored 2 was co-reviewed by both Joe DeClara and Hunter Wolfe. Hunter The original Dishonored was a sleeper hit when it launched back in 2013. Like its protagonist, it came out of the shadows and captivated players with its open-ended level design and London-inspired steampunk setting.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo Switch) Review

Since its launch, the Nintendo Switch has been home to a steady stream of re-released games from the Wii U library, which housed a few excellent games that never got a deserving audience due to the platform's catastrophic sales performance. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, a unique spinoff from the 3D Mario series, is Nintendo's most ...

Pure Farming 2018 (PS4) Review

Pure Farming 2018 seems to achieve what it sets out to do; deliver the most one-to-one simulated farming experience. It's a comprehensive recreation of life as a modern-day farmer, offering a vast aggregate of real farming vehicles-rendered with excellent detail-and complex farming and economy systems. Despite some technical issues and some lacking quality-of-life features, developer ...