Asking players to buy a new Blood Bowl is always a tough proposition.
HIGH A refreshingly tactile presentation of action at the pool table.
LOW Sparse tutorialization, thin sound design, uninteresting career modes.
WTF Why aren’t players allowed to lag for the right to break first?
Moving Up In The Standings
HIGH Improved game flow. Crazy-deep franchise mode.
LOW Blocking is still weird.
WTF why is my LB spasming like that after a hit?
The Chill Of Victory. The Agony Of Cold Feet.
HIGH The upgraded Be a Pro is a huge improvement.
LOW Player models are showing their age.
WTF The announcing in NHL Threes should be abandoned immediately.
Everything Old Is Rad Again
HIGH The levels look modern without losing the classic vibe.
LOW Timed fetchquests are still annoying.
WTF Some of these guys haven’t aged well.
A Titular Amount Of Content
HIGH Quick races and co-op career modes.
LOW Too much padding to extend the game’s length.
WTF Mini mode for a mini racer seems excessive.
In Search Of Next-Gen Writers
HIGH The on-court mechanics are more player-controlled than ever
LOW Microtransactions are necessary to succeed, even on Rookie.
WTF The finale of “Dawson’s Creek” had more emotional depth
A Clumsy Volley
HIGH The match dynamics.
LOW Trick shots.
WTF That live action dub.
This Rookie’s Got Some Heart
HIGH Fighting is satisfying, as are choices in career mode.
LOW I swear I hit the right buttons!
WTF I’ve injured my training partner way too many times.
Climbing A Third Category
HIGH Going all-out on a downhill section for the first time.
LOW Frequent control issues.
WTF Egan Bernal is way too overpowered.