Tag: Electronic Arts

NHL 18 Review

Slick On The Ice, But Stuck In A Rut

HIGH  Franchise mode remains the primary reason to hit the ice

LOW  Be a Pro is awkward, paling in comparison to career modes from other EA titles

WTF  Did videogame hockey really peak in 1994?


Unravel Review

Following the thread

Unravel Review Screenshot

HIGH The graphics. My god, the graphics.

LOW Approaching the electrified gears puzzle with a totally wrong strategy.

WTF Was the icy hill at the end not tested? Why is it so snaggy??

Need for Speed Review

Midnight Run

Need for Speed Review Screenshot

HIGH A great sense of speed and lovely visuals.

LOW The braindead, cheating, rubber-banding opponent AI.

WTF They sure do like phoning up this dude who never, ever talks.

Star Wars: Battlefront Review

Aren't you a little short for a Stormtrooper?

Star Wars: Battlefront Review Screenshot

HIGH A graphical stunner full of eye candy and fan service.

LOW The lack of depth and small selection of environments.

WTF Apparently, the job requirements for Han Solo's voice actor were "Male. Preferably conscious."

Madden NFL 16 Review

"Next year" is finally here…

Madden NFL 16

HIGH: The new pass placement and receiver mechanics are the best series additions since the magic stiff arm of Madden '97

LOW: … and the Dynamic Drive Goals feature is the worst.

WTF: Jim Nantz and Phil Simms have the collective personality of a dial tone.

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