Reviews

  • The Wonderful 101

    Swingset Superheroes

    The Wonderful 101¬†is a grade-schooler’s superhero fantasy come true.

  • Rayman Legends

    Supersize It

    Rayman Legends is opulent and brilliant, but it’s missing some of its predecessors’ sweet scrappiness.

  • Shelter

    Honey, Badger Don’t Care

    Shelter dramatizes the travails of caring for kids who have no regard for their own safety.

  • Killer Is Dead

    The Killing Moon

    Goichi Suda looks inward with the conflicted Killer Is Dead.

  • Divekick

    Drama Club

    Every move counts in the two-button fighting game Divekick.

  • Experiment 12

    Chain Gang

    Twelve designers played a game of development telephone, and the result is Experiment 12.

  • The Bureau

    Enemy Mine

    The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is undone by its own sparse mythology.

  • Saints Row IV

    It’s Funny Because It’s True

    Saints Row IV is an honest dealer of utter nonsense.

  • Spin The Bottle: Bumpie's Party

    Absurd With Friends

    Spin The Bottle: Bumpie’s Party brings close friends way closer.

  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

    Born To Serve

    Mario & Luigi: Dream Team reveals that even in his fantasies, Luigi only exists to make his brother look good.

  • Pikmin 3

    Let’s Get Dirty

    Nintendo revisits its grimy roots in the lively Pikmin 3.

  • Papers, Please

    Simmigration

    Papers, Please casts you as the doorman to the Iron Curtain.

  • Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons

    He Ain’t Heavy

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a thoughtfully crafted simulation of kinship.