Reviews

The Long Journey Home Review

Star Control To Major Tom

HIGH Learning more about each alien race.

LOW Landing on literally any planet that isn’t harmless.

WTF In this game, Farscape is more dangerous to live in than Andromeda.


Transpose Review

I Miss Me Dreadfully!


High 
Watching my intellectual evolution in real time.

Low Mandatory snap-turning.

WTF Ripping out my own heart to satisfy my own impatience.


Fallout 76 Review

 Almost Hell, West Virginia

HIGH Solid variety in the environments.

LOW Combat in the Creation Engine, without V.A.T.S., and with constant stuttering and lag.

WTF Charging $60 for what feels like alpha access.


Rise & Shine Review

It Does Neither

HIGH Some lovely animation and music.

LOW An awkward tone and a terrible sense of humor.

WTF The idea of clearing the final level on Switch without the Pro Controller.


Pig Eat Ball Review

Porky Pac

HIGH Off-the-wall humor and super quirky gameplay.

LOW It’s been way too long since the last Nathan Fouts game. 

WTF No hesitation in eating those green puke balls, eh?


Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Review

The Tourist Trap

HIGH  The moment-to-moment exhilaration of fighting a gigantic monster can still feel amazing.

LOW Poor training options, hunts are structurally repetitive, area transitions disrupt fights.

WTF The localization’s fourth-wall-bending goofiness is frequently obnoxious, complete with a literal “git gud” at one point.