Staff Picks

Dealspwn Reminds Us Why Writing Reviews is FUN

Dealspwn’s Jonathan Lester captures the essence of a certain game (in this case, Trials Fusion) and that essence is clear: FUN.

Staff Editorial: Yes, Of Course Publishers “Bribe” Critics

Many gamers believe the promotional material critics receive from publishers constitutes a bribe. But let’s be clear.

A Singular Minecraft Review…Written All in Verse!

Here’s one example of a critic who took an extremely creative approach to one of this generation’s most creative games. A singular effort, and we love it!

Polygon’s Kollar Delivers a Top-Tier Second Son Review

Polygon’s Philip Kollar writes up a splendid inFamous: Second Son analysis. Give it a read if you’re still on the fence concerning a purchase.

Critic Spotlight: DarkZero’s Dominic Sheard

We chat with an accomplished critic who puts gameplay first, and has a lot of interesting insights into the current state of video game reviews.

GamingBolt: Deus Ex: The Fall Should’ve Remained Mobile

An in-depth review that explains why a port of this mobile game probably wasn’t necessary. Might as well just play it on your smartphone!

Den of Geek Makes Us Want to Play the Revelations DLC!

Writing a review for an expansion isn’t the same as writing a review for a full game. But this a job well done!