"All in all Tanglewood sets out to deliver us a Mega Drive game, and it does that successfully, sticking to the tropes and styles of two decades ago."
"It's worth playing if you like these sorts of games, and should keep you entertained, but doesn't do much other than fit snugly into the genre and add to the heap that's already out there."
"Seriously, we can't count all the times this game made us laugh out loud."
"Simply put, Dead Cells blew us away with its bleak world and relentless combat."
"It may have been the art style and weird world that drew us in, but what kept us going was the narrative."
"Serving up a second helping of chaotic multiplayer goodness, Overcooked 2 delivers as a worthy successor despite being made from the same ingredients."
"The visuals are cute, the sound effects and music decent, and the world and enemy designs are certainly very evocative of the games they're inspired by."
"Next is an undeniable achievement, pushing the two-year-old title to new heights and moulding it closer into the experience we initially hoped for."
"If you really enjoyed the first game you will certainly be able to squeeze enjoyment out of the sequel, but be prepared for more of the same."
"Choices are in focus in the final entry of the trilogy, because everything counts."
"A rich and compelling experience that will keep you entertained for hours on end, if you're willing to invest the time and learn."
"Airheart's novel concept and stunning sense of scale pulled us in from the get-go."
"It's a solid and chaotic experience, but just be prepared to die a lot before you can save the world."
"Besides a blunt story, Light of Hope does at least have some classic Harvest Moon gameplay."
"The main problem is that it all gets a little too predictable."
"Even though Climax Studios has made some good decisions, Pirates of the Enchiridion could still use a bit more time in the oven."
"The tasks and individual stories are involving and the graphics and sound set the tempo perfectly."
"It's now one step closer to being the spiritual successor to Burnout's Crash mode it aspires to be."
"During the summer you need to make sure that you don't overheat, and if you're not careful during the hottest hours you risk getting a terrible sunburn!"
"There's something magical about floating through this abandoned station looking for answers."
"After having sat down with the finished article we found ourselves reflecting on whether the final product lived up to that early potential. The answer: absolutely."
"It's nice to see Frecle really think outside, around, and on the underside of the box."
"It's a genuinely entertaining game where you can relax, push down the accelerator, and watch metal spray across the screen."
"You become a one-man army, planting and detonating explosives, all the while gunning down EDF troopers left, right, and centre."
"The procedurally populated levels will certainly keep you on your toes, and Mooncrash definitely captures the spirit of Prey despite the structural changes."
"The distinctive visual style and the heart-wrenching story of a mother looking for her son make this a unique title in the survival genre."
"There's an interesting concept lurking somewhere in this otherwise undernourished erotic horror game."
"Some of the base game's technical problems are still present in this DLC, but the new content is more than enough to keep us engaged."
"There's a fair amount of crossover with other Milestone career modes, and if you've already played one of those this year then you might start feeling two-wheeled fatigue."
"We never found ourselves wanting for variety. On the contrary, it's an open world arcade racer that offers plenty of things to do."
"The refined format shows that TT is willing to experiment and change things to keep its new games from going stale."
"It provides the timeless fun and exploration of a Metroidvania, while at the same time giving it a lick of paint to bring the genre into the modern day."
"It left a lot to be desired, which is a shame considering the world it constructed and the mayhem that ICEY can cause."
"The mystical world of Summerset is gorgeous and we loved playing around with the new time manipulation abilities."
"It's fun, entertaining, and great for beginners, yet it lacks the X-factor."
"It boasts the inclusion of drone scanning technology and has seen many subtle under-the-hood tweaks."
"Revival has done a decent job of marrying reverent design with a dash of much-needed modernity."
"It's not a classic of the genre by any means, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth your time."
"It won't hold your hand or light your way, but it will present you with a truly rewarding experience."
"We expect that genre fans will appreciate what it tries to achieve, however, a wider audience is unlikely to find much to sink their teeth into."
"There's a rich tapestry of adversaries where each enemy type offers different challenges, forcing you to vary your approach and make clever use of the environment."
"We thought we'd end up in horror heaven, but it turns out that Agony is actually a one-way ticket to generic video game hell."
"The free update isn't quite as good as a game created from the ground up especially for the World Cup, but it comes very close."
"It's relaxing and enjoyable for the most part, while also testing player skill just enough to keep things interesting."
"Runner 3 was made for the Switch with its short bursts of fun, arcade-like premise, and colourful visuals."
"While at times it can be pretty atmospheric, the pacing can be too slow and certain missions can feel drawn out."
"Dark Souls has carried over not only untainted but improved from the versions of old."
"This approach to story-focused action-adventure is one we enjoyed, but it's the narrative and the choices offered that carry the game."
"It's actually an improvement over the last expansion despite the fact that they feel quite similar."
"It's blocky, it's colourful, but the appeal doesn't go very far."