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NHL 21 Review – A Playoff Hopeful

The game of hockey is always changing. And the last few years, we’ve seen the speed, skill, and creativity surge as a more physical, grindy game takes a backseat. Just like veteran players have had to adapt, so does EA’s NHL series. Two…

Torchlight III Review – Seamless Destruction

Torchlight III knows what it is, and embraces that identity. It’s not the biggest action/RPG on the market. It doesn’t have the most grim or mature setting, nor does it have the most complicated fictional backdrop. Instead, Echtra has…

FIFA 21 Review – Skippable

For a few years now, FIFA games have started becoming particularly stale, and though major new headline additions like The Journey, VOLTA, and the UEFA license do keep slightly shaking things up every now and then, it still feels like…

RIDE 4 Review – Spinning Out In The Turn

RIDE 4 has some decent ideas, but stiff controls and unwelcoming design sap any fun that may have been had. Right out of the gate, RIDE 4 makes a underwhelming first impression. After a text-based introduction, which explains to you the…

FIFA 21 Review – Still Kicking

For newcomers to the FIFA series, sprinting down the pitch and converting tight through-passes or high-arching lobs into game-winning scores is invigorating. Crowds go wild, the camera shakes to match the roaring intensity, and Paulo Dybala…

Star Wars: Squadrons Review – All Wings Report In

I have been waiting for a game like Star Wars: Squadrons for a long, long time. Since 2003, in fact, when Star Wars Rogue Squadron III released. As far as I can tell, that’s the last time a Star Wars game really let you sit in the cockpit…