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Title Headline Issue Year
'Minecraft Legends' is a strategy spinoff with some flaws: 2023
‘Dead Space’ legacy lives on in clever remake and in ‘Callisto Protocol’: 2023
‘The Skywalker Saga’ revamps ‘Lego Star Wars’ series in mostly the right ways: 2022
'Assassin's Creed Valhalla' gets more content with 'Ragnarok' expansion and 'Odyssey' crossover: 2021
'Metroid Dread' takes the franchise to new heights: 2021
'Shin Megami Tensei V' makes every decision count: 2021
Underhyped ‘Call of Duty: Vanguard,’ ‘Riders Republic’ are solid releases: 2021
'Far Cry 6' is full of mayhem and fun: 2021
Strength of ‘Far Cry 6’ lies in its dedication to destination: 2021
'NBA 2K22' scores with nothing but net: review: 2021
The new 'WarioWare' is the game for our attention span-starved, pandemic times: 2021
'Madden NFL 22' plays it safe: 2021
'Resident Evil Village' is easily one of the best games of 2021: 2021
'Mass Effect: Legendary Edition' makes classic games feel modern: 2021
‘Returnal’ is a genre-bending sci-fi horror game that somehow works: 2021
‘Resident Evil Village’ finds a way to elevate survival-horror genre: 2021
‘New Pokemon Snap’ may be just the game for this late-pandemic moment: 2021
Despite looks, ‘Ghosts ’n Goblins Resurrection’ a fitting reboot to series: 2021
‘The Medium’ a messy horror game with inventive puzzles: 2021
NHL 21 is the hockey video game you need right now: 2020
Discover the joy of a game that transports you into the mythologies of ancient India: 2020
Turtle Beach upgrades Stealth 600 and 700 with eye to next-gen consoles: 2020
Inventiveness and humor given royal treatment in ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’: 2020
What worked and what didn’t at Pokemon Go Fest 2020: 2020
‘Crossy Road Castle’ distills essence of ‘Mario’ games into pure fun: 2020
‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ is about sharing and annoying your loved ones: 2020
‘Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics’ brings diversity of fun to family game night: 2020
‘The Last of Us Part II’ details physics of human relationships: 2020
‘Streets of Rage 4' does justice to cult beat-’em-up series: 2020
‘Resident Evil 3’ remake shows the entry still needs work: 2020
Hard-hitting ‘Life is Strange 2’ veers far away from original: 2019
‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ succeeds by going back to basics: 2019
‘Outer Worlds’ offers a compelling satire for corporate times: 2019
‘Code Vein’ is a gentler version of ‘Dark Souls’: 2019
‘Link’s Awakening’ revamp makes a classic even better: 2019
‘Astral Chain’ challenges players by pushing boundaries of action game: 2019
‘Fire Emblem: Three Houses’ is Nintendo at its most flirtatious: 2019
‘Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night,’ old-school cool : 2019
‘My Friend Pedro,’ a bizarre ballet of bullets, breaching, and brazen bananas: 2019
 ‘Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain,’ kills bugs dead: 2019
‘Mortal Kombat 11’ a refresher course for fighting game fans of all levels: 2019
Astro C40 a nearly perfect controller for the PlayStation 4: 2019
‘Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain,’ kills bugs dead: 2019
‘R.B.I. Baseball 19,’ stuck in the minors: 2019
 ‘Crackdown 3’ shows that sometimes less is more: 2019
‘Metro Exodus’ spreads its wings to explore post-apocalyptic Russia: 2019
‘Resident Evil 2’ remake modernizes a survival-horror classic: 2019
Youtubers Life OMG Edition’ review: Viral sensation: 2019
‘Desert Child,’ race, ramen, repeat: 2019
‘Just Cause 4,’ chaotic good: 2018
‘GRIP: Combat Racing,’ an unforgiving future : 2018
'Hitman 2' polishes a compelling take on the stealth genre: 2018
‘Soulcalibur VI’ still burns with fight; ‘My Hero’ a spotty start for video game series: 2018
‘Candy Crush’ publisher targets traditional gamers with ‘Legend of Solgard’ : 2018
‘Octopath Traveler’ shows old-school RPGs can learn new tricks: 2018
‘The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit,’ the power of imagination: 2018
‘Detroit: Become Human’ is enthralling if flawed: 2018
‘Super Mega Baseball 2,’ a monster dinger: 2018
‘Light Fall’ is a light snack: 2018
‘God of War,’ growing up, Kratos: 2018
‘Yakuza 6’ a modern chapter in need of one vital update: 2018
‘Fe’ shows EA Originals embrace indie spirit, flaws and all: 2018
‘Dragon Quest Builders’ a perfect fit on Nintendo Switch: 2018
‘Dragon Ball FighterZ’ goes super Saiyan: 2018
 ‘Gorogoa’ is as much a work of art as it is a puzzle game: 2018
‘Gang Beasts’ is a royal fumble: 2018
‘Resident Evil Revelations Collection,’ old dog, new tricks: 2017
‘Doom’ on Nintendo Switch, what a time to be alive: 2017
‘Star Wars Battlefront II,’ the dark side of gaming: 2017
‘Super Mario Odyssey,’ a clever tip of the hat: 2017
‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus,’ a bloody and unforgettable revolution: 2017
‘The Evil Within 2,’ a diluted concoction: 2017
Preview: ‘Planet of the Apes’ game is the interactive movie evolved: 2017
‘Uncharted: Lost Legacy’ treads a mostly familiar path : 2017
‘Mega Man Legacy Collection 2,’ rocky footing: 2017
The best top-laners to play at LoL City Champs: 2017
‘The Sexy Brutale,’ in the shadows of murder: 2017
‘Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers,’ go home and be a family man: 2017
‘Injustice 2’ delivers knockout punch with its story, fighting: 2017
‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,’ switch gears: 2017
‘What Remains of Edith Finch,’ a haunting, interactive short story anthology worth playing: 2017
‘Full Throttle Remastered,’ when I’m on the road, I’m indestructible: 2017
‘Mass Effect: Andromeda,’ a new galaxy with a new hero: 2017
‘Sniper Elite 4,’ on the mark : 2017
‘For Honor,’ battle-scarred but victorious: 2017
Simplicity is the strength of ‘Fire Emblem Heroes’: 2017
‘Gravity Rush 2,’ a strong attraction: 2017
Two thumbs-up for Oculus Touch: 2017
Most people are completely wrong about ‘Super Mario Run’: 2016
With one fix, Telltale Games could have made the best Batman game yet: 2016
‘Final Fantasy XV’ cruises to success: 2016
‘Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel,’ a whole new (painted) world: 2016
‘Dishonored 2,’ a shadow walking success: 2016
Skylanders Imaginators: 2016
‘No Man’s Sky,' promises limitless vistas but turns into a rock hunt that eats up time: 2016
‘Tokyo Mirage Session’ shouldn’t work but does: 2016
‘The Walking Dead: Michonne’ review: It’s a rough cut: 2016
‘Ratchet & Clank’ review: high-caliber rounds: 2016
‘The Division’ review: Concrete jungle: 2016
‘Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia’ review: Marx of the ninja: 2016
Electronic Arts steps out of mainstream with indie-style ‘Unravel’: 2016
‘That Dragon, Cancer’ the most powerful, gut-wrenching game I’ve seen: 2016
‘Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star’ doesn’t quite meet expectations of original: 2015
Game review: An explosive homecoming in ‘Just Cause 3’: 2015
Game review: A new shade of black in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’: 2015
Game review: ‘Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash’: Just a slice: 2015
War only slightly changes in ‘Fallout 4’: 2015
‘Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection’ puts the trilogy back on the map: 2015
It’s the same old ‘Witcher’ in ‘Hearts of Stone’: 2015
‘Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash’ is whip-smart: 2015
A monster mash in ‘Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below’: 2015
‘Madden NFL 16’ review: Roughing the passer: 2015
The darkened depths of ‘Soma’: 2015
Honor, blood and brains in ‘Warhammer 40,000: Regicide’: 2015
‘Volume’ shows the disruptive voice of the future: 25.6 2015
‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ is a fitting end: 25.6 2015
‘Swindle’ is a procedurally generated game: 25.6 2015
'Galak-Z' is hard to decode, but the trying is fun: 25.6 2015
‘Rocket League,’ a new sport emerges out of radio-controlled chaos: 25.6 2015
How ‘Super Mario Maker’ goes beyond custom masochism: 25.6 2015
Bitter revenge in ‘Ronin’: 25.5 2015
‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ is not the hero Gotham deserves: 25.5 2015
Head tripping in ‘D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die’: 25.5 2015
'Sunset': An engaging game about war's toll on a housekeeper: 25.5 2015
‘Invisible, Inc.’ provides a test of intelligence: 25.4 2015
‘The Witcher 3’ provides a polished ‘hunt’: 25.4 2015
‘Shadowrun Chronicles’ has long list of problems despite compelling premise: 25.3 2015
New ‘State of Decay’ installment shows survival of the fittest: 25.3 2015
‘Mortal Kombat’ returns in its goriest edition yet: 25.3 2015
Latest ‘Final Fantasy’ game is just for the hardcore fans: 25.3 2015
‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ is the first great game of 2015: 25.3 2015
“Dragon Age: Inquisition – Jaws of Hakon” review: Watch out, it bites: 25.3 2015
There’s fun to be had in ‘Mario Party 10,’ though it doesn’t return to the series’ golden days: 25.3 2015
Game Review: 8-bit bloodbath in ‘Hotline Miami 2’: 25.2 2015
‘The Order: 1886’ is ambitious, but game’s convoluted plot muddles its message: 25.1 2015
“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”: 21.24 2011
Zombie Killing: A Simple Joy That Will Not Die! 2009
"Populous DS" (XSEED): For: Nintendo DS 2009
"Animal Crossing: City Folk" (Nintendo): For: Wii 2009
“Tomb Raider: Underworld” “Tomb Raider: Underworld”: (Eidos)
For: DS. PS2, PS3, PC, Wii, Xbox 360
“Sonic Unleashed” “Sonic Unleashed”: (Sage)
For: PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
“Rubik’s World” “Rubik’s World”: (American Game Factory)
For: Nintendo DS, Wii
“Zenses: Ocean Edition”/“Zenses: Rainforest Edition” “Zenses: Ocean Edition”/“Zenses: Rainforest Edition”: (American Game Factory)
For: Nintendo DS
“Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe” “Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe”: (Midway)
For: Xbox 360
'Partini' 'Partini': (Hasbro) 2008
'Samba De Amigo' 'Samba De Amigo';: (Sega Of America, Inc.) 2008
'Mortal Kombat Kollection' 'Mortal Kombat Kollection': (Midway)
For: PS2
CSI DVD Game CSI DVD Game: (Hasbro) 2008
Valhalla Knights 2 Valhalla Knights 2: (Xseed) 2008
Lego Batman Lego Batman: (Warner Bros) 2008
"Too Human" : (Microsoft)
For: Xbox 360
Too Human Too Human: (Microsoft)
For: Xbox 360
SPORE SPORE: (Electronic Arts) 2008
Real Deal Casino: Gold Rush Real Deal Casino: Gold Rush:
(Phanom EFX)
For: PC
Beijing Olympics 2008 Beijing Olympics 2008:
For: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
'Metal Gear Solid 4' 'Metal Gear Solid 4': (Konami)
For: PlayStation 3
'God of War' PSP Bundle 'God of War' PSP Bundle: (Sony) 2008
'God of War: Chains of Olympus' 'God of War: Chains of Olympus': (Ready at Dawn)
For: PSP
QUELF QUELF: (Wiggity Bang Games) 2008
'Patapon' 'Patapon': (Sony)
For: PSP
'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' 'Super Smash Bros. Brawl': (Nintendo)
For: Wii
'Assassin's Creed' 'Assassin's Creed': (Ubisoft)
For: PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
'Rock Band' 'Rock Band': (Harmonix Music Systems)
For: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
'Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law' 'Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law': (Capcom)
For: Nintendo Wii, Playstation 2, PSP
'Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles' 'Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles': (Capcom)
For: Nintendo Wii
'Super Mario Galaxy' 'Super Mario Galaxy': (Nintendo)
For: Nintendo Wii
'American Idol - All Star Challenge' 'American Idol - All Star Challenge': (Screenlife) 2007
'Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations' 'Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations': (Capcom)
For: Nintendo DS
'The Orange Box' 'The Orange Box': (Valve)
For: PC, Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation3
'Folklore' 'Folklore': (Game Republic)
For: Sony PlayStation3
'Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions' 'Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions': (Square-Enix)
For: Sony PSP
'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' 'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock': (Activision)
For: PlayStation 2 & 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
'Pokemon Battle Revolution' 'Pokemon Battle Revolution': (Nintendo)
For: Wii
'Heavenly Sword' 'Heavenly Sword': (Sony)
For: PlayStation 3
'Metroid Prime 3: Corruption' 'Metroid Prime 3: Corruption': (Nintendo)
For Nintendo Wii
'Lair' 'Lair': (SCEA)
For Playstation 3
'Halo 3' 'Halo 3': Studio: Bungie Software 2007
'Brain Age 2' 'Brain Age 2': (Nintendo)
For: Nintendo DS
'Dynasty Warriors: Gundam' 'Dynasty Warriors: Gundam': (Koei)
For: Xbox 360 & PlayStation3
Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Pokemon Diamond/Pearl: (Nintendo)
For: Nintendo DS
'Rayman Raving Rabbids' 'Rayman Raving Rabbids': (Ubisoft)
For: Wii
'Ninja Gaiden Sigma' 'Ninja Gaiden Sigma': (Tecmo/Team Ninja)
For: PlayStation 3
'Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the '80s' 'Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the '80s': (Activision/Harmonix/Red Octane)
For: PlayStation 2
'Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree' 'Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree': (Nintendo)
For: Nintendo Wii
'Resident Evil 4' 'Resident Evil 4': (Capcom) for Wii 2007
'Spider-Man 3' 'Spider-Man 3': (Activision) 2007
'Sink vs. Capcom Card Fighters DS' 'Sink vs. Capcom Card Fighters DS': (SNK Playmore) 2007
'Freestyle Street Basketball' 'Freestyle Street Basketball': (Vivendi Universal) 2007
'Cooking Mama: Cook Off' 'Cooking Mama: Cook Off': 2007
'Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales' 'Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales': (Square Enix) 2007
'Super Paper Mario' 'Super Paper Mario': (Nintendo) 2007
'SingStar Pop' 'SingStar Pop': 2007
'Resistance: Fall of Man' 'Resistance: Fall of Man': (Insomniac Games) 2007
'Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords' 'Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords': (D3) 2007
'IZUNA: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja' 'IZUNA: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja': (Ninja Studios) 2007
'God of War II' 'God of War II': (Sony) 2007
'Wii Play' 'Wii Play': (Nintento)
For: Nintendo Wii
'Capcom Word Puzzle' 'Capcorn Word Puzzle': 2007
'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas' 'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas': (Unibox)
For: Xbox 360
'Warioware: Smooth Moves' 'Warioware: Smooth Moves': (Nintento/Intelligent Systems) 2007
'Tony Hawk's Project 8' 'Tony Hawk's Project 8': (Neversoft/Activision) 2007
'Call of Duty 3' 'Call of Duty 3': 2007
'Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories' 'Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories': 2006
'Table Tennis' 'Table Tennis': 2006
'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey': (Funcom)
For: PC, Xbox
'Splinter Cell: Essentials' 'Splinter Cell: Essentials': 2006
'Suikoden V' 'Suikoden V': (Konami)
For: PlayStation 2
'Far Cry: Instincts Predator' 'Fry Cry: Instincts Predator': (Ubisoft)
For: Xbox
'Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code' 'Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code': (Sony Online Entertainment)
For: PSP
'24: The Game' '24: The Game': (2K Games)
For: Sony PlayStation 2
'Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' 'Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion': 2006
'Sonic Riders' 'Sonic Riders': (Sega of America)
For: Sony PlayStation 2
'Grandia III' 'Grandia III': (Square Enix)
For: Sony PlayStation 2
'Mark Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure' 'Mark Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure': (Atari)
For: Sony PlayStation 2, Xbox
'Arena Football' 'Arena Football': 2006
'25 to Life' '25 to Life': (Eidos)
For: Sony PlayStation 2
'MVP '06 NCAA Baseball' 'MVP '06 NCAA Baseball': (EA Sports)
For: Sony PlayStation 2
'Dead or Alive 4' 'Dead or Alive 4': 2006
'Price of Persia: The Two Thrones' 'Price of Persia: The Two Thrones': (Ubisoft)
For: PC, Sony PlayStation 2, Xbox
'Blitz: The League' 'Blitz: The League': 2006
'50 Cent: Bullet Proof' '50 Cent: Bullet Proof': 2006
'Condemned: Criminal Origins' 'Condemned: Criminal Origins': 2005
'Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow' 'Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow': (Konami) 2005
'From Russia With Love' Do As Bond Does: (Electronic Arts)
For: Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
'FIFA Soccer '06' 'FIFA Soccer '06': 2005
'Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse' 'Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse': Step into the Shoes of a Zombie 2005
'L.A. Rush' 'L.A. Rush': Don’t Hurry to Purchase This Racing Game 2005
'NBA 2K6/'NBA Live '06' NBA GAMES: 2005
'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks' 'Mortal Kombat' Revisited: A New Twist on the Old Formula 2005
'Ninja Gaiden: Black'/'World Series of Poker' Short Takes: New Titles for Poker Addicts and Ninja Warriors 2005
'NASCAR '06: Total Team Control' Total Team Control: Virtual NASCAR Racing Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This 2005
Nintendo’s Game Boy Micro What's New?: Not Nintendo’s Game Boy Micro 2005
‘Namco Museum Battle Collection’ ‘Namco Museum Battle Collection’: ‘Pac-Man,’ ‘Galaga,’ ‘Dig Dug,’ ‘Rally-X’ and More! 2005
'Mario Superstar Baseball' 'Mario Superstar Baseball': Mario Plays the Field: 2005
'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike 'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike: 2005
'Psychonauts' Psychic Soldiers Waging War in the Battlefield of the Mind: 2005
'Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball' Arcade Standard Spruced up for MTV Generation: 2005
'Meteos' Not Another 'Tetris' Clone: 2005
'Kirby: Canvas Curse' Fans of the Pink Blob Will Have a Ball in Newest Title: 2005
'Batman Begins' Bat and Forward: 'Batman Begins' Game has Action but not Excitement: 2005
'Sudeki' A Turn for the Verse: For: Xbox 2005
'Revenge of the Sith' 'Revenge of the Sith': ‘Star Wars’ Video Game Gives Fans Interactive Preview of New Film 2005
'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' Suspense Infiltrates Latest ‘Splinter Cell’: 2005
'Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat' Bananas For Bongos: 2005
'Brothers In Arms: Road to Hill 30' Game Drops Players into World War II’s Most Important Day: 2005
'Fight Night: Round 2' EA’s New Hard-Hitting Game Packs a Punch: 2005
'Playboy: The Mansion' All Work, No Play Makes 'Playboy: The Mansion' a Dull Game: 2005
'Gran Turismo 4' 'Gran Turismo 4' Burns Rubber Right From the Start: 2005
'WarioWare: Touched' Once Again, With Feeling: Wario’s Back, Touchier Than Ever: 2005
'NBA Street V3' 'NBA Street V3' Ups the Ante on Arcade B-ball: 2005
'Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath' Fistful of Chipmunks: Eastwood Never Had to Dole out Justice Like This: For: Xbox 2005
'NFL Street 2' Football Sequel Struggles to Improve on its Once-Innovative Foundation: 2005
'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' 'Magna Cum Laude': A Caveman's Approach to Dating: For: PC, PlayStation 2 2005
'EyeToy: Antigrav' ‘EyeToy: Antigrav’ Doesn’t Quite Deliver on its Great Promise: 2005
NASCAR 2005 Life in the Fast Lane:
For: Xbox
Tiger Woods 2005 "Tiger Woods" Lets You Design Your Own Dream or Nightmare Courses:
For: Nintendo Gamecube, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Fable Your Choices- Good or Bad - Shape Your Destiny In "Fable":
For: Xbox
NCAA Football 2005 NCAA Football 2005: (EA Sports)
For: Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 2, and Xbox