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Borderlands 2 Review

Numbers Game

Borderlands 2 Screenshot

HIGH Mopping up a roomful of baddies with a buddy in short order makes you giddy.

LOW My low level runthrough gave me +5 Gray Hairs.

WTF Me: "Did we just murder the Ninja Turtles?"

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review

Long Absent, a Little Different, but not Unknown

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Screenshot

HIGH The resurrection of a long-absent, fan favorite franchise.

LOW Restarting after ten hours due to crushing poverty.

WTF Walls don't function properly in this universe.

The Secret World Review

Too Crowded for its Own Good

The Secret World Screenshot

HIGH Spending time with an MMO that feels like it's truly doing something different.

LOW Being voiceless in an otherwise fully-voiced world.

WTF All three factions start off in the same area?!

Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All Review

Against the Wall

Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All Screenshot

HIGH I genuinely cannot remember a single moment of even mild pleasure.

LOW Horse Rider 2.

WTF Well, at least they lampshaded the fact that this guy's name sounds like a porn star's stage name.

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

A Study in Perspective

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Screenshot

HIGH The cerebral gameplay is a great break from action titles.

LOW Needing an FAQ to find overlooked items.

WTF Why isn’t there a Benedict Cumberbatch skin?

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Review

War. What is it Good for? Giant Walking Mecha.

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Screenshot

HIGH I managed to keep a crewmember alive for two consecutive missions. A personal best!

LOW Kinect-based quicktime events in a timed mission against a boss that can one-shot me.

WTF Twenty of my thirty crew members died by the halfway point of the game due to my incompetency. Why am I in charge of the platoon again?

Dishonored Review

The Blubberpunk Chronicles

Dishonored Screenshot

HIGH 'Porting in, stabbing a guard in the back, then porting out before his partner has any idea what happened.

LOW Why does level seven refuse to end?

WTF Rat summoning? What does that—AAAAAAAH!

The Walking Dead: Episode Four—Around Every Corner Review

How Did You Not See That There???

The Walking Dead: Episode Four—Around Every Corner Screenshot

HIGH Seeing Clem's training from Episode Three pay off.

LOW Doing the wrong actions and dying because of the goofy controls.

WTF You really think you can carry that in a backpack?!?

Resident Evil 6 Review

Jake Muller: Zombie Puncher

Resident Evil 6 Screenshot

HIGH Watching a chrysalis hatch, dreading what's going to crawl out from inside of it.

LOW Struggling to get the cover system to work while surrounded by snipers.

WTF Okay, that is definitely larger than a conventional house fly.

Sleeping Dogs Second Opinion

Solid but Brings Nothing New to the Table

Sleeping Dogs Screenshot

HIGH Wei Shen's impeccably rendered muscular torso.

LOW Karaoke.

WTF Lucy Liu and Emma Stone's characters have only minutes of screen time.

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