"Astroneer offers a delightful experience to lose oneself in, paired with wonderful visuals, and reviewing it was truly a pleasure."
"The hull is badly damaged, our terror is high, and soon we'll have to eat the crew just to survive."
"Despite some minor innovations and additions, it feels like the franchise is treading water."
"The amount of repetition is a real shame because we adore the core gameplay in The Hong Kong Massacre."
"Downwell offers an exhilarating platform experience unlike any other."
"Those of you who dream of a new Fallout or can't wait for the next Wasteland should definitely check it out."
"Without a serious UI overhaul and retooling some of its core mechanics it's hard to see At the Gates soaring to new heights."
"It does what it sets out to do with confidence and flair, and delivers on all accounts."
"It takes only a few minutes from the beginning of the first mission until you are locking on an enemy aircraft..."
"My Time At Portia is a game that we'd wholeheartedly recommend for anyone who enjoys a splash of colour and the thrills of crafting and exploration."
"The story, the crisper look, and the gameplay will fill you full of nostalgia."
"While fun is there to be had and DayZ is still able to offer up uniquely intense flashes of quality, it's not enough to make this an essential survival experience in 2019."
"Building our future on the Red Planet did feel satisfying, but there's just too many drawbacks here to make things worthwhile."
"If you are a fan of the series and you haven't had the chance to dive into Vesperia yet - this is a perfect moment for it."
"With its unique take on the genre, this genetics sandbox game is especially interesting for players who enjoy virtual life simulators."
"Blizzard needs to improve synergy and solve the Hunter's exaggerated popularity if they want Rastakhan's Rumble to equal the game's better expansions."
"It'll be crushing at first, but it rewards those who persevere and learn from their mistakes."
"As callous and unforgiving as it can be we still had a great time with Below."
"Although it was a bit short and we'd have liked some of the ideas to have been expanded on further, we had a lot of fun."
"A great amount of freedom, combined with so many moments of pure fun dictated by the situations you find yourself in, made Get Famous so enjoyable."
"The technical issues are relatively mild in the grand scheme of things, and for the most part, we were thoroughly impressed."
"We came away feeling refreshed at what it had to offer, despite the moment-to-moment gameplay having its flaws."
"Nomada Studio should be proud of what it has created; this is an experience that will stay with you long after the controller is put down."
"We enjoyed the retro vibe along with the cheesy dialogue, but somehow it never really clicked together in the way that the best tactics games do."
"An entertaining enough distraction filled with plenty of tension and player choice."
"The game itself isn't interesting enough to justify pushing through the wobbles."
"We're already intrigued as to what other webs we get tangled in with the Order of the Ancients."
"We found ourselves savouring every combat encounter and new map we got to tackle and that speaks volumes about the experience."
"Artifact looks absolutely stunning and it definitely feels like a Valve game, despite the fact that the studio is exploring a new genre."
"Bendy is one of the most unique horror experiences we've played in recent memory."
"Despite a couple of issues, if you're after a deep and engaging strategy experience on Nintendo's console, you won't find anything better than this."
"A really good option if you're looking for a bike sim as once again Milestone has delivered an accomplished two-wheeled racer."
"It's a lovely game with plenty to do, a well varied and well-designed world, and an equally varied enemy roster, but there are some issues."
"It's difficult to be more enthusiastic for a game that, in the large scale, is more monotonic than entertainment should be."
"It lacks the sort of depth required to make a mark in this most cerebral of genres."
"This is the perfect game to perhaps play with your young child before bedtime."
"After a while we just got tired of the game working against us, not because of design, but because it simply wasn't finished."
"It's pretty much the roguelite gift that keeps on giving."
"The concept of a fully online Fallout title seemed so very sweet in theory but Bethesda has made more than a few stumbles along the way."
"The thoughtful and atmospheric world really does the job in Steel Rats."
"11-11 is a wonderful tribute to a nightmarish conflict, but there's a lot that makes this stand out aside from that fact."
"The excellent AI will leave you genuinely terrified while playing alone in the dark, and you'll be even more grateful when an online buddy comes along to help you out."
"The different skill sets and weapon combinations need to be well utilised if you're to survive."
"Vampire Coast boasts a rather unique take on the campaign and it's a good addition to the expanding Warhammer roster."
"All the work DICE has done in renewing the core mechanics has resulted in an experience that feels tighter than it has done for many years."
"If the thought of more of the same signature Hitman gameplay is appealing to you, then know that 47's latest outing is a good one."
"More new features and innovations are needed next year, but this is still a truly great management game."
"It's a pretty fun sim game, helped by the fact that it also manages to be quite endearing."
"In a year that has given us a huge variety of racing games, this nostalgic look back at late '90s classic Rollcage certainly scratches an itch."
"Over the years Gaijin has added a huge amount of depth to this sprawling war sim."