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“Watch Dogs: Legion” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC PlayStation 4 PlayStation 5 Reviews Xbox One Xbox Series X | 0 Comments | 16 Nov 2020

Legion’s gameplay feels entirely bland and uninspiring, despite its ambition on making every character in the game playable. The story sometimes gets lost in the random filler and constant need to meet everyone in the city, and it’s here where Watch Dogs: Legion loses its heart.

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Josh's Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Josh Schwartzman | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 25 Dec 2019

2019 was an interesting year for me. I cooled down on playing many new releases to focus on finishing up my massive backlog of games. Thanks to Xbox’s Game Pass, I finished off countless games–both old and new–that I would…

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Josh’s Top 10 Games of 2018

author image by Josh Schwartzman | Best of 2018 Features Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Xbox One | 0 Comments | 26 Dec 2018

2018 was a year full of highly awaited sequels, anticipated new franchises and a surprising number of “battle royale” modes top publishers were trying to cash-in on due to Fortnite’s monstrous popularity. There have been let-downs, microtransaction debates and studios…

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“Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 17 Dec 2018

The year off in 2016 for Assassin’s Creed was a much needed breath of fresh air as the series returned to reinvigorate the franchise into new and exciting directions. Origins was an instant success, breathing life into a stagnant series…

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“Far Cry 5” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 24 Apr 2018

The Far Cry series has always been known for its over-the-top violence, eccentric characters, and beautiful landscapes. It always put players in remote locations, jungles, mountains, and islands as they battled control from a tyrannical dictator and saved the citizens, engaging…

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Josh’s Top 5 Games of 2017

author image by Josh Schwartzman | Best of 2017 Features Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Xbox One | 0 Comments | 26 Dec 2017

I still don’t have a Switch. Not because I don’t want one, but because there is still so much content coming out for 2016’s games that it’s hard to keep track of all the new releases in 2017. Battlefield 1…

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“Assassin’s Creed Origins” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 19 Nov 2017

Assassin’s Creed Origins is the first game in the series since 2015, after taking a one year hiatus. Since its inception, Assassin’s Creed series has seen annual releases that were very hit-or-miss in terms of playability and story. Origins set out…

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“Battlefield 1: They Shall Not Pass” DLC Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 22 Mar 2017

They Shall Not Pass is the first expansion for Battlefield 1. Focusing on France’s contributions to the war, players get a brand new look at the French countryside as it gets ravished throughout the expansion’s many new maps and modes….

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Josh’s Top 10 Games of 2016

author image by Josh Schwartzman | Best of 2016 | 0 Comments | 26 Dec 2016

2016 was an interesting year for me. Many of the games I played were either sequels or add-ons to titles from last year.

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“Battlefield 1” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 28 Nov 2016

The Battlefield series has always been about about massive warfare. From planes flying overhead, tanks rumbling on the roads and dozens of infantry soldiers fighting inside buildings, there is no greater sense of all-out-war than what DICE managed to create….

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“Gears of War 4” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 08 Nov 2016

The Coalition had big shoes to fill. Epic Games redefined the shooter genre and Gears of War was forever cemented as one of the best shooting series of all time. With Microsoft often touting the series next to Halo as…

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“AIPD” Review

author image by Josh Schwartzman | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 29 Jan 2016

Twin-stick shooters have risen in popularity on consoles over the years thanks in part to simplicity and the ability to create a dynamic and exciting game using only the most basic of controls. Geometry Wars helped pioneer the genre and…

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