Fans of the original will feel that the entire soul of the game has been ripped out and replaced with a cheerier but gormless imposter.
Aftermath feels more like an open-armed welcome back to the best online shooter out there. Going back into the Battlefield is as rewarding an experience as I’ve had online this silly season.
DmC is a game that’s more respectful to the ethos of the series than its narrative canon, and as such it’s more sure-footed in its systems than its storytelling.
It's taken years of craft and - likely - a hell of a lot of money, but Ni No Kuni is a wonderful, wondrous experience and will keep you captivated and enchanted for dozens of hours.
Ron Gilbert's latest might have been on his mind for the last 30 years, but The Cave is a deft combination of old and new, classic and modern.
Devoid of ideas, hung up on laborious combat and obsessed with making even the exciting seem boring.
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Niggles keep Revengeance from reaching its full potential, but this is yet another satisfying effort from Platinum.
Another usual wit-and-humourless jaunt through nonsensical plotting, dumb enemies, and prescribed action, with only glimpses of the series' potential.
Tomb Raider is not a brave game. Nor is it one that’ll likely live long in the memory, but while you’re walking in Lara’s muddy size fours, it is spellbinding.