About Us | Game Reviews | Feature Articles | Podcast | Best Work | Forums | Shop | Review Game

Role-Playing

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 124: Review Scores and The Hook

The crew talks about the recent decision by Joystiq to ditch review scores (note: this episode was recorded BEFORE the unfortunate announcement of Joystiq's closure), plus we tackle an old question: how long should one give a game to get good, i.e. the "hook" moment? Featuring Sinan Kubba, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, and Anne Lee.

Download: Right click here and select "Save Target As..."
Subscribe: iTunes | Zune | RSS

Please send feedback and mailbag questions to podcast (at) gamecritics (dot) com.

Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star Review

Is Nofun: Tribute to a Visual Hovel

Ar Nosurge

HIGH Silent Green, the delicious, healthy snack.

LOW Reams and reams of uninteresting, awkwardly translated exposition.

WTF An empress. In public. With a visible butt crack.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Review

The word "Hollow" applies to more than the title

Sword Art Online

HIGH: Stays true to the anime.

LOW: Repetitive combat, horrible translation, lack of online multiplayer, terrible camera

WTF: Why does everyone want to sleep with Kirito?

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 123: Game of the Year 2014 Spectacular

Lights! Camera! Horrible Skype updates! As 2014 comes to a close, the crew reflects on the highs, the lows, the really lows, and the really really lows. Plus, it's our closest, most exciting Game of the Year vote yet. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Tim Spaeth, Dan Weissenberger, and Sinan Kubba.

Download: Right click here and select "Save Target As..."
Subscribe: iTunes | Zune | RSS

Please send feedback and mailbag questions to podcast (at) gamecritics (dot) com.

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 122: The Age of Dragon Age

Dragon Age: Inquisition is big and meaty, but it's nothing our crew can't chew up. Come join us as we dish on Inquisition, share out thoughts on the greater Dragon Age franchise, and have a spirited discussion about having relations with fictional characters. Featuring Richard Naik, Sinan Kubba, Michael "Mac" Cunningham, and Kate "Swords & Shields" Cox.

Download: Right click here and select "Save Target As..."
Subscribe: iTunes | Zune | RSS

Please send feedback and mailbag questions to podcast (at) gamecritics (dot) com.

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 121: The Return of the King

He's back in the host chair, and Felipe's right beside him. For one night only (well, hopefully not), Tim Spaeth steps in at the last minute to take the reins. It's old-school episode all round, with Mike Bracken, Brad Gallaway and Chi Kong Lui making it an "OG panel." And, last but not least, Anne Lee returns to tell us more about the future (well, Japan)

Download: Right click here and select "Save Target As..."
Subscribe: iTunes | Zune | RSS

Please send feedback and mailbag questions to podcast (at) gamecritics (dot) com.

Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director's Cut Review

Shadowfun?

Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director's Cut Review Screenshot

HIGH Making a difference in the lives of the people living in the game's hub.

LOW Repeatedly missing enemies despite having a high hit percentage.

WTF My sniper should take some sniping lessons sometime.

Dragon Age: Inquisition Review

Bioware: The Game

Dragon Age Inquisition

HIGH: Cassandra's fangirl outburst

LOW: The persistent feeling that I had accidentally launched World of Warcraft

WTF: It sure is convenient that we found this giant castle with nobody living in it

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 120: Hyrule Warriors, Alien Isolation, Dragon Age Inquisition, and the Souls Odyssey

First timer Mike Suskie joins us to discuss Alien: Isolation and Hyrule Warriors, then Brad and Richard give their first impressions of Dragon Age: Inqusition. Also we talk about pigeons a lot. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Anne Lee, and Mike Suskie.

Download: Right click here and select "Save Target As..."
Subscribe: iTunes | Zune | RSS

Please send feedback and mailbag questions to podcast (at) gamecritics (dot) com.

Freedom Wars Review

A thorny rose


Freedom Wars

HIGH Taking down an Abductor, seizing the citizen within and sprinting to a safe zone as gunshots and explosions rain down all around.

LOW The downtime between missions is handled terribly with tons of lifeless text and loading screens.

WTF Hearing 'Hey! Hand back my robot waifu!' during a heated multiplayer session was kinda surprising...

Code of Conduct

Comments are subject to approval/deletion based on the following criteria:
1) Treat all users with respect.
2) Post with an open-mind.
3) Do not insult and/or harass users.
4) Do not incite flame wars.
5) Do not troll and/or feed the trolls.
6) No excessive whining and/or complaining.

Please report any offensive posts here.

For more video game discussion with the our online community, become a member of our forum.

Our Game Review Philosophy and Ratings Explanations.

About Us | Privacy Policy | Review Game | Contact Us | Twitter | Facebook |  RSS
Copyright 1999–2010 GameCritics.com. All rights reserved.