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RAD Review

Contaminated

HIGH Charm and color abound.

LOW That death didn’t feel like my fault.

WTF I don’t trust a man that looks like Kylo Ren and weaponizes children.


NBA 2K20 Review

It Might Be Time For The Next Level

HIGH The best presentation just gets better each year.

LOW Odd clipping during cutscenes takes users out of the moment.

WTF All that Hollywood talent is wasted in the too-short story mode.


Forager Review

Ono Kine Grind

HIGH Makes busywork engaging and addicting.

LOW The time and materials required to finish are way too much.

WTF How long it took me to find the Royal recipes.


Fantasy Strike Review

A Challenger Approaches

HIGH Coming back from sudden death to win four fights in a row.

LOW The tutorial’s confusing commands don’t match the buttons.

WTF Lum, the gambling panda.


Infected Shelter Preview

Currently Available In Early Access For PC

Zombies and side-scrolling brawlers seem like a perfect match, and Infected Shelter combines them into a gory, goofy roguelike. Players punch, throw, slash, and shoot their way through ruined city streets. Along the way they find assorted limited-use weapons to demolish the undead horde.


Risk Of Rain 2 Preview

I have to admit that when I first heard Risk of Rain, a 2D pixel-based roguelike, was getting a sequel that took the same basic concept and moved it fully into the third dimension, I wasn’t sure how it would even work.


PAX West 2019: Nine Games

PAX West once again visited the Emerald City, and with it came a tsunami of games both indie and triple-A upon its show floor. I was there for three days and played too many games to count. Instead of doing a typical Best Games of PAX West! list, I wanted to take a closer look at the ones that I kept thinking about after I left the show floor, and the ones that I wanted to keep playing after the demos ended.


Gravity Ghost Review

A Gentler Fox Hunt

HIGH The Mouse Guardian.

LOW The “Starstuff” levels require more precision than the controls deliver.

WTF Girl, I don’t think you really wanna hug that porcupine.