Tag: Online

PREVIEW: Madden NFL 23 Closed Beta

The friendly folks at EA Sports were kind enough to invite GameCritics to a closed beta of the hotly anticipated Madden NFL 23. Obviously, I jumped at the chance to spend a few hours with it, as this latest Madden is expected to represent actual forward progress into the current generation of consoles, and not just a cross-generation juke step.


Killsquad Review

The Brute, The Nun, And The Gunslinger

HIGH Masterfully designed characters and unique systems.

LOW The story is full of unrealized potential.

WTF Am I the only person in the world who likes this game?


Rainbow Six: Extraction

A Quick Jaunt Through The Containment Zone

HIGH Get in, get out — nice and speedy.

LOW Pay-to-display cosmetics with no way to be earned in-game.

WTF Only America needs saving, apparently.


NBA 2K22 Review

Welcome To The Next level

HIGH  The on-court presentation is stunning

LOW  MyCareer mode is boring. The City is an interminable grind.

WTF  Slowdown, clipping and crashing? On the Series X?


Back 4 Blood Review

Left 4 Dead 4 Today

HIGH Tailored playstyles via the mix-and-match card system. 

LOW Difficulty levels are either too easy or too hard.

WTF Why’d we have to wait more than a decade?


Green Hell Review

Hell Is Other People

HIGH The survival systems are fantastic.

LOW Whenever the story mode decides to tell a story.

WTF Green Hell” as a title.


Knockout City Review

Dodge This

HIGH Taking someone out with the ball they threw at me.

LOW Microtransactions in a paid release.

WTF Having a dedicated button for the phrase, “Throw me!”