By Richard Naik on November 11, 2015 - 12:11am.
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By Tera Kirk on November 26, 2015 - 5:52pm.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
HIGH The cute androids. The catchy music. The frenzied, strategic battles.
LOW Wow, this game got harder since the preview version.
WTF No, really—why is it so difficult?
By Sparky Clarkson on November 26, 2015 - 5:44pm.
The Mild Hunt
HIGH Snowball fight!
LOW A character I liked showed up in the final showdown to immediately die.
WTF Wait, so the Wild Hunt has been chasing Ciri the whole game but now we need to find a magic thingmabob to get them to show up?
By Daniel Weissenberger on November 23, 2015 - 2:05pm.
HIGH Finally nailing that mid-air vault off a flying cart to collect a secret skull.
LOW Slamming into the same wall over and over again in the terrible speed section.
WTF I may have a new favorite video game skeleton.
By Sparky Clarkson on November 23, 2015 - 2:01pm.
HIGH Traveling through the sea in the second level.
LOW Any time I had to play through the first phase of a level.
WTF So we're physically manifesting giant teddy bears from dead people? This is one strange operation.
By John Vanderhoef on November 23, 2015 - 1:57pm.
Bring Eight Friends
HIGH Being in a room with eight friends, taking the lead in a race, stopping before reaching the trophy to taunt and still managing to win.
LOW The online community is pretty small.
WTF Picking up the power-up that switches places with another player while in the lead and ending up dying instead.
By Anne Lee on November 18, 2015 - 12:30pm.
A Pretty Picture
HIGH The hunky anime boys.
LOW ... But they're all massive jerks.
WTF Being locked in a cage is not one of my personal turn-ons.
By Gaby Lax on November 18, 2015 - 12:26pm.
In Search of Commons Ground
HIGH A strong and lively ensemble cast
LOW Routes are too short and the romance suffers for it
WTF Everything about the epilogue
By Darren Forman on November 18, 2015 - 12:20pm.
Halo again, Spartans
HIGH The beginning of chapter thirteen is cool, and Exuberant Witness is awesome.
LOW The suicidal conveyor belt of failed AI revives. I wouldn't trust these braindead Spartans to open a tin of peaches without adult supervision, let alone save humanity.
WTF Spartans engaging in poorly directed hand-to-hand fisticuffs.
By Brad Bortone on November 17, 2015 - 10:31am.
As good as a colonoscopy
HIGH It's light years ahead of NBA Live 15, in every way possible...
LOW ... so is a colonoscopy.
WTF Based on the audio, it's not uncommon for everyone to leave the arena mid-game, including the announcers.
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