Tag Archives: Review

GI Show – Resident Evil Village Review And Biomutant Hype

On this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show, we discuss a handful of the games we’ve been digging recently, including Resident Evil Village, the Famicom Detective Club games, Returnal, and Biomutant. Alex also squeezes in his book report on Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s Legendary CEO. It’s a full …

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MLB The Show 21 Review | New Game Network

Last year’s release of MLB The Show caught me at a weird time. We had just entered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic and baseball had been delayed for the foreseeable future, making Sony’s digital baseball game the only version of the Major Leagues available. Now, a year later, the 2021 …

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Returnal Review | New Game Network

It is undeniable that Housemarque are one of the best developers of addictive arcade-style video games. Despite never truly becoming a household name, games such as Super Stardust HD, Resogun and Nex Machina ensured that the developer became well-loved within the PlayStation ecosystem. Critical acclaim often followed, but a lack …

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Resident Evil Village Review – Painting The Ghost Town Red

Not all monsters hide in the shadows. Ethan Winters discovers this within minutes of setting foot in this isolated village at the foot of a medieval castle. The sun has barely burned off the morning mist when ravenous, fang-toothed horrors attack him. Resident Evil Village’s opening hour establishes an incredibly …

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Mi 11 Ultra Review: A Leap of Faith

Around this time last year, Xiaomi began testing the waters of the ultra-premium smartphone segment with the Mi 10 5G. It was a solid offering that got most things right, however it was quickly overshadowed by the OnePlus 8 Pro. Xiaomi went on to launch more affordable models in the …

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Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion Review | New Game Network

Centering a game around humor can be a tough proposition. It’s difficult enough for comedy to succeed in film, but in the video game space it becomes especially challenging to both appeal to every type of player, as well as decide what sort of direction the writing will go. The …

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Returnal Review – Haunting Harmony

Returnal is a powerful roguelike recipe offering intense combat, a drip-fed narrative of palpable dread, and a cohesive combination of artistic elements. Housemarque’s third-person shooter delivers lightning-fast action transfused with incredible exploration, featuring equal doses of intensity and lingering unease. Every run is the start of something new, but what …

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New Pokémon Snap Review – Photographic Memory

More than two decades removed from Pokémon Snap’s debut on Nintendo 64, this unique gaming experience is finally back. New Pokémon Snap effectively carries on the spirit of the original game, tasking you to get the best possible photographs of Pokémon as you travel through environments on a rail line. …

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Razer Core X External GPU Review

If you require strong PC gaming performance, traditionally that meant a desktop was your only option. However, the advent of modern high-speed external interfaces such as Thunderbolt has allowed for the integration of desktop-class graphics cards with laptops. These products, known as eGPUs, are an easy way to bring enhanced …

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Don’t Forget Me Review | New Game Network

The subject of memory manipulation is often explored in Sci-Fi settings. It can take the classic trope of amnesia, and put a somewhat better and more explainable spin on it. This offers the writers more room to explore, while adding-in details to spice things up. Don’t Forget Me is a …

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Nier Replicant Review – New Blood, Old Veins

Nier Replicant’s bleak world is over a decade old (the original Nier released in 2010), and yet its morbid commentary on human frailty still resonates. This bittersweet narrative is supported by enhanced character models, satisfying hack-and-slash mechanics, and a haunting soundtrack that spins a riveting tale of its own. At …

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