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Joystiq’s Richard Mitchell Issues a Top-Tier Transistor Review

When producing a review for an anticipated, uniquely stylized game like Transistor, you need to hit all the right chords. Joystiq does exactly that.

Mario Kart 8 Excellently Reviewed by The Independent

Ah, Mario Kart. The memories come thick and fast when you say that name, don’t they? And here’s a fantastic review of the latest iteration.

Game Informer Appropriately Salutes FFX/X-2 HD Remaster

There are lots of reviews for this HD compilation, but we chose one for effectively balancing knowledgeable details and obvious passion.

IGN’s Borderlands 2 Vita Review: Well-Written Disappointment

Does Borderlands 2 on the PlayStation Vita make Sony’s portable more appealing? IGN responds, “not really.”

GamesRadar’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review: Superhero Quality

These games often have problems, but in this great review from GamesRadar, the readers get the complete picture: Fun but flawed.

PSU’s MLB 14: The Show Review is a Round-Tripper

Baseball fans had to wait for the definitive version of MLB 14: The Show. But now it’s here, and PSU delivers an excellent, well-balanced review.

Destructoid’s Honest Bound by Flame Review Focuses On Fun

Sometimes, a critic has more fun with a game and despite the lingering flaws, is unashamed to have enjoyed himself (or in this case, herself). Good show!

Here’s an Exceptional Review for GoW: Collection on Vita

If you’re looking for a top-tier analysis of the God of War Collection for the Vita, check out this one from Hardcore Gamer’s Matt Whittaker. Well done!

Reaper of Souls Receives a Top-Tier Review From games(TM)

Is Diablo III: Reaper of Souls worthy of your attention? Read one of the better reviews of the latest hack ‘n slash effort and find out for yourself.

PushSquare Slams Daylight, But in a Professional Manner

VGRHQ doesn’t always select glowing reviews for consideration; it can be just as difficult – if not more so – to pen a review for a poor product.

Lazygamer’s Child of Light Review: Reflecting Elegance

VGRHQ selects the one Child of Light review that really hits home and embraces that which makes the game so appealing. The read is similar to the gameplay experience!

Rely On Horror Embraces the “Grimm-Ness” of American McGee

Rely on Horror tackles the episodic series American McGee’s Grimm and comes away suitably impressed.

PS Nation’s Quality Analysis of Demon Gaze

If you’re looking for a quality Demon Gaze review, look no further than Andy Richardson’s analysis over at PS Nation.

One of the Best ESO Reviews Comes Courtesy of NowGamer

NowGamer’s Kirsten Kearney attacks this difficult review of The Elder Scrolls Online with ease and efficiency.

GamesBeat Critic Knows How to Handle a Retro Review

VGHRQ chooses to honor a GamesBeat critic for producing a clean, informative, well-written review of a retro compilation.