This Bleeding Edge review in progress is written by Kyle Campbell and narrated by Brian Altano. It is based on the beta period that ran from February 14-17, using the PC version. Our full review will follow around the final release date of March 24. “Awash in a neon cyberpunk aesthetic and built around flexible
Granblue Fantasy: Versus, reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PlayStation 4. Following in the footsteps of BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Granblue Fantasy: Versus is one of Arc System Works’ most approachable fighting games yet. It smartly balances considerations for more casual fighting game players without ever stepping on the toes of its hardcore audience. The result
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics reviewed on Nintendo Switch by Mike Epstein, also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Spoiler warning! The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics follows the same plot as its Netflix TV series counterpart. While this review is free of any major spoilers, keep that in mind
Zombie Army 4: Dead War reviewed by Kyle Hilliard on Xbox One X. Also available for PlayStation 4 and PC. Narration by Max Scoville. Zombie Army 4: Dead War feels largely familiar amid the horde of Left 4 Dead-style co-op shooters, but it isn’t without its clever mechanical touches and spins on the oldest of
Reviewed by Luke Reilly on Xbox One X.
Byleth DLC Review for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, reviewed by Brendan Graeber on Nintendo Switch. Byleth can’t help but feel a little bland when standing among the mechanically-diverse lineup of other DLC fighters – but their straightforward moves can still give you something to believe in. #ign #smashbros #gaming
Kentucky Route Zero reviewed on Nintendo Switch by Tom Marks. January 29th brings the launch of Kentucky Route Zero’s fifth and final act on PC, as well as the entire story to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for the first time through the Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition. This review is taking a
In the spirit of a new decade of games, movies, TV shows, and comics, we at IGN have a special announcement: we’re making a change to our scoring system and dropping the decimal from our traditional 100-point scale. That means there’ll be no more 7.1s or 8.9s – not even 6.5s. Just nice round numbers
Star Wars Battlefront 2 reviewed by David Jagneaux on PC. Also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. “Almost since the beginning, Star Wars has been a story of redemption from darkness. So, in an ironic sort of way, Battlefront 2 is a better Star Wars game because of its initial fall to the dark
Boneworks reviewed by Gabriel Moss on PC with Oculus Rift S. “What happens when you throw headcrabs, crowbars, and advanced physics puzzles into a dystopian cityscape? If the first thing that comes to mind is Half-Life 2, you’re only half right. Boneworks, by developer Stress Level Zero, is a clear homage to that and several
The ultimate collection of Halo campaigns and multiplayer suites has finally fixed its myriad problems while adding Halo Reach and Halo 3: ODST along the way. Five years after its initial release, The Master Chief Collection is better than ever. This is one heck of a redemption story. #ign #halo #gaming
Phoenix Point reviewed by Dan Stapleton on PC. “As far as I’m concerned, the more takes on the classic X-COM formula of battling alien invasions on both a tactical and global scale the merrier. Phoenix Point has the distinction of being designed by the original creator of that formula, Julian Gollop, and it has some
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries reviewed on PC by T.J. Hafer. After a tense run-in with some House Kurita forces, I see that one of my employed MechWarriors is apparently going to be out for 57 days wit h injuries. Oh, come on! That’s more paid time off than I’ve ever had in my entire life! Take
The Horsemen ride again in Darksiders Genesis, an isometric action adventure featuring two of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, War and Strife. Reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PC. Also available on Stadia. Console versions releasing on February 14, 2020.
Shenmue 3 Reviewed by Kyle Hilliard on PlayStation 4. Also available on PC. The story of Shenmue began 20 years ago, and for its time the original game was an undeniable marvel in video game storytelling and world-building. You lived Ryo Hazuki’s life, developing relationships and maintaining a day job in your Japanese hometown, all
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts reviewed by David Jagneaux on PC. Also available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Narrated by Ryan McCaffrey, edited by Michael Huynh. “Unlike a traditional stealth game focused on keeping yourself out of view or secretly taking out unsuspecting foes at close range, in sniping games like Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts