Review: Mario Golf: World Tour

Review: Mario Golf: World Tour

“The experience is only as deep as your interest in competing online with other players as the single-player offerings lack the sense of reward that other golf games have perfected.”
Review: The Elder Scrolls Online

Review: The Elder Scrolls Online

“Despite its ups and downs, The Elder Scrolls Online certainly has an audience, albeit a small one. It’s a game made specifically for the most hardcore of The Elder Scrolls fans.”
Review: Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

Review: Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

“Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls is an expansion done right. It introduces appetizing new content without rendering old material obsolete.”
Review: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

Review: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

“This is a prologue to a game I dreamed about as a kid, the first Metal Gear that sheds its clunky conventions and seeks freedom with open-world environments.”
Review: Dark Souls 2

Review: Dark Souls 2

“Dark Souls 2 is a worthy sequel that successfully lessens its forebear’s brutality without compromising the bragging rights that those who triumph its fair but unforgiving design earn the right to.”
Review: inFamous: Second Son

Review: inFamous: Second Son

“inFamous: Second Son represents a type of game that I’ve been weary of heading into the new generation of consoles; a game that de-emphasizes gameplay in hopes that its captivating beauty is enough to woo you.”
Review: Titanfall

Review: Titanfall

“If luck doesn’t go my way, I still walk out of the match feeling like a hero. If I’m on my game, Titans are no match for my agility, and the opposing team will have difficulty tracking my Pilot as I weave my way around buildings at blazingly fast speed.”
Review: Yoshi’s New Island

Review: Yoshi’s New Island

“If you’ve experienced Yoshi’s Island before, New Island is a wonderfully outstanding sequel. And if you’re trying the series for the first time, well, you’re really going to like what you play.”
Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

“The smart but overwrought story and forced implementation of far too many gameplay types renders the entire quest oft-pretty but all-too-frustrating.”
Review: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

Review: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

“The story and character interactions are forgettable, but jumping between locations and swimming in a seemingly endless sea of puzzles and mini-games is enough to keep a smile on your face.”
Review: Thief

Review: Thief

“Instead of being another fine example of how reboots can awaken a sleeping giant, Thief is a miscue that compromises the future of the franchise.”
Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

“If you liked Returns, this is a lot better. If you haven’t played since the SNES, you’ll find greatly-improved controls paired with a mixed bag of levels and music.”
Review: Insurgency

Review: Insurgency

“Playing Insurgency is like stepping into a parallel universe where Call of Duty 4 never took off, Battlefield never found a following on consoles and Counter-Strike is still the first FPS mentioned in conversations.”