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Project CARS Review

We Meet Again, Bathurst

Project CARS Review Screenshot

HIGH California One.

LOW Karting.

WTF Getting an off-track penalty for taking a mandatory pit stop.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse Review

Yell, punch, yell, fly, yell, yell, repeat

Dragonball Xenoverse

HIGH Each match looks like a scene straight from the anime

LOW Simplistic play, unreliable controls, and inconsistent checkpoints make matches feel unfair

WTF Local multiplayer and matches against the AI are hidden in a remote corner of the story mode

Dark Souls II: Scholar Of The First Sin Review

The soul still burns

Dark Souls II

HIGH A silky-smooth framerate, and the added DLC areas are brilliant.

LOW The darkness is still not dark enough. Torches are irrelevant.

WTF Heide's Tower of Flame should be the last place a dragon wants to hang out.

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?

Lords of the Fallen Review

Soulslike

Lords of the Fallen Review Screenshot

HIGH Enchanting the Gauntlet with fire makes for a neat projectile weapon.

LOW The third boss is ten times harder than the two bosses that precede him.

WTF I stabbed you in the back. How is your shield in front blocking that?

Dark Souls II Second Opinion

Spiritual Salvation

Dark Souls 2 Review Screenshot

HIGH Conquering the Gargoyles on my own after countless defeats.

LOW Accidentally killing an NPC after 50 hours of trying to not kill NPCs.

WTF Why is it even possible to miss the tutorial area?

Dark Souls II Review

Victory through death

Dark Souls II Review Screenshot

HIGH The tiny details, like how my character slouches when tired and out of breath after a harrowing fight

LOW Trying for the umpteenth time to lead an NPC to a boss fight, only to watch her charge off and kill a monster halfway across the zone.

WTF 50 hours played online, and not a single invader trying to kill me?

Dragon Ball Z: The Battle of Z Review

The Crowded Budokai

Dragon Ball Z: The Battle of Z Review Screenshot

HIGH All 4 Freizas vs All 4 Cells. Finally.

LOW Getting punched out of my Spirit Bomb for the eighth time in a row.

WTF Saibamen? They're a joke enemy, right? Wait, why are there fifty of them?

Tales of Xillia Review

Unexpectedly Nutritious

Tales of Xillia Screenshot

HIGH Milla slamming the gem into the aspyrixis.

LOW Falling out of the arena while punching the last enemy in a coliseum sequence.

WTF An RPG where people actually express concern about the idea of a 12-year-old girl fighting monsters? I thought I'd never see the day.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Review

Off Target

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Screenshot

HIGH Nailing a long range shot without gameplay assists.

LOW Feeling like little more than a dancing puppet throughout the game.

WTF Spotters are undoubtedly the real heroes, not snipers.

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