Staff Picks



Attack of the Fanboy Pens a Top-Tier Koi Review

It’s a somewhat surreal, low-key indie title by a Chinese developer that might be reminiscent of a Thatgamecompany effort, but it falls a little shy.

IGN’s Bravely Second Review is Tops in Our Eyes

The anticipated sequel to Bravely Default has arrived and if you’re looking for an objective, well thought-out analysis, we suggest you turn to IGN.

The Telegraph’s Ratchet & Clank Review Elicits Smiles

The lovable Lombax is back and if you want to see how well Insomniac has treated this timeless classic, check out The Telegraph’s excellent review.

The Guardian Brings Us a Top-Quality Quantum Break Review

The anticipated Xbox One exclusive has arrived and though many critics have weighed in already, we’ve chosen this one for its firm stance and overall quality.

The Daily Dot Writes Up an Exceptional Dark Souls III Review

It’s supremely challenging and wonderfully designed, a true love note to the hardcore fans. And The Daily Dot does a great job capturing this essence.

Brash Games Puts Great Effort Into its Trillion: God of Destruction Review

It’s a promising new release for PlayStation Vita owners but if you want to learn more about this unique, challenging title, we strongly recommend visiting Brash Games.

USGamer’s MLB 16: The Show Review is a Towering Four-Bagger

Reviewing an in-depth simulator requires attention to detail, a firm understanding of the subject matter, and the ability to keep the reader entertained.

IGN’s Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest Review Is a Winner

A new Fire Emblem has arrived and for a wonderfully entertaining and informative review that’ll make you smile, we suggest visiting IGN.

The Escapist Offers a Nicely Appointed Review of The Division

Tom Clancy’s The Division is the biggest new game of 2016 and for a fantastic breakdown of this tactical, multiplayer-oriented shooter, we turn to The Escapist.

GamesRadar’s Sweet Hitman Review Hits The Spot

The first episode has finally arrived and everyone is weighing in, but here’s our favorite review so far. It makes us want to become Agent 47!

Nintendo Insider Nails the Twilight Princess HD Review

The upgraded insta-classic has earned applause everywhere but for one of the more entertaining and well-written reviews, turn to Nintendo Insider.

Game Revolution’s Far Cry Primal Review is a Gem

Far Cry Primal is all about atmospheric goodness and GR’s fantastic review captures that immersion better than most. Well worth reading, we guarantee it.

Giant Bomb’s Street Fighter V Review KOs Competition

It’s one of the most anticipated fighters in history and for a candid, knowledgeable and ultimately accessible review, you gotta check out Giant Bomb.

PC Gamer’s XCOM 2 Review is Too Good to Ignore

The iconic IP has returned and most critics just can’t say enough good things about it. Our favorite review combines great writing chops with industry expertise.

Pure Xbox’s Fortified Review Makes Our Day

Fortified is the new off-the-wall indie game that involves lots of color and aliens, and for one of the better reviews we turn you toward Pure Xbox.