Staff Picks



Metro’s Grim Fandango Remastered Review: Honest Homage

It’s one of those beloved classics that definitely deserved a remaster. But Metro addresses the important question: Does it stand the test of time?

Digital Trends Pens a Fitting Resident Evil HD Remaster Review

The original classic has been reborn and for a review that mixes the poetic with the technical, check out Digital Trend’s excellent analysis.

Joystiq’s Top-Tier Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Review

Guilty Gear, one of the legends of the fighting genre, has returned this month, and Joystiq provides die-hard fanatics with a candid evaluation.

The Escapist’s Compelling Case for Phoenix Wright Trilogy

This great collection receives the proper respect and analysis from one of the industry’s best review outlets. Phoenix Wright fans, enjoy!

EGM’s Temple of Osiris Review Hits the Sweet Spot

Lara Croft is back in another twin-stick dungeon-crawling adventure and for one of the better analyses available, make sure to visit EGM.

Nintendo Life’s Super Smash Bros. Wii U Review: A KO Winner

Super Smash Bros. has just landed on the Wii U and for the most informed and entertaining analysis out there, visit Nintendo Life.

EGM’s Far Cry 4 Review Is A Cut Above

Far Cry 4 utilizes a tried-and-true sandbox formula while offering a few new tricks and twists. As EGM says, it’s a thrilling good ride.

Eurogamer Faithfully Captures Unity’s Flawed Beauty

It’s one of the most controversial releases of 2014 but if you want the most comprehensive, detailed review out there, check out Eurogamer.

Joystiq Offers a Fabulous Dragon Age: Inquisition Review

If you’re looking for a comprehensive, entertaining and wildly informative review of the new Dragon Age adventure, Joystiq has you covered.

Giant Bomb’s Advanced Warfare Review Stands Out

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is here and it’s a great challenge for all critics. Here’s one who tackles the challenge with an excellent approach.

Push Square Produces a Great Lords of the Fallen Review

Lords of the Fallen is worth a look if you’re up for the dark, fantastical challenge. If you’re uncertain, check out Push Square’s tight review.

God is a Geek Pens a Top-Notch Borderlands Pre-Sequel Review

Familiarity isn’t a bad thing but if you’re not convinced, let God is a Geek explain in their excellent evaluation of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

The Guardian Deftly Analyzes The Evil Within

The Evil Within is a little uneven and somewhat underwhelming, but The Guardian explains why it’s still catnip for survival/horror purists.

GameSpot Offers a Chillingly Candid Take on Alien: Isolation

Avid fans of the franchise want the unvarnished truth and GameSpot’s Kevin VanOrd delivers that truth, while still remaining modestly encouraged.

IGN Drives Home a Stellar Driveclub Review

IGN explains why Driveclub is an ambitious, fun racer that just barely misses the elite label. This is an energetic, atmospheric review that we love!