Joe - GK

Joe - GK

Reviewer - GamerKnights


8.6

Great

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Review

War Never Changes: I was a huge fan of the original Valkyria Chronicles and its unique brand of strategy RPG when it came to PS3 a decade ago. I was less of a fan as it moved to PSP for its sequel and, finally, even less of one when the third title never even made it to the West. All of which is to say, I was delighted when I heard the series would be returning to its console roots – and enjoy a l...[Read More]

8.8

Great

Mega Man 11 Review

Mega Man: ‘Mega Man 11‘ is a triumphant return to form for the Blue Bomber. After a shaky period of time where his future was entirely uncertain, and a couple of unofficial spin offs crashing and burning hard enough to put Capcom off for good, I was shocked, but thrilled to see MM11 get announced. So, in 2018 Mega Man has returned to stake his claim as king of the tough-as-nails action...[Read More]

8.9

Great

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country Review

Torna – The Golden Country: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 was a massive, endearing, wonderful adventure on a system that is still struggling for new content. It came out far earlier in the Switch’s lifespan than it had any right to – I’m still flummoxed by how such an impressively massive game got out of the gates in the consoles first year – and here we are not a year later with a big, generous ex...[Read More]

9.1

Amazing

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Review

Odyssey: Ubi-like should really be its own genre by this point in time. Over the last decade or so, the talented dev groups that make up Ubisoft as a whole have been chipping away at their beastly open world games, trimming the fat and cutting to the core of what can make those experiences really fun. It’s heartening to see a series such as Assassin’s Creed constantly refine a winning formula in r...[Read More]

8.1

Great

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD Review

I can see for Eos: So here we are; full circle. Final Fantasy XV was a massive, sprawling game that I absolutely loved when I reviewed it a few years back. In a genius move, Square Enix ported that huge, impressive game to mobiles, through a smart aesthetic overhaul (and plenty of witchcraft), stretching all the hard work over the decade-long dev cycle to reach more players. An understandable, sma...[Read More]

7.5

Good

Downward Spiral: Horus Station Review

One small step: It wasn’t too long ago that exploring a derelict space station in a videogame had a fresh appeal, but with the influx of walking simulators, atmospheric horror titles and VR dives, the setting has become a well-worn one. But is “Downward Spiral: Horus Station” – the latest in a long line of VR spills through outer space chills – pulled ahead of the competition? Story: W...[Read More]

8

Great

Strange Brigade Review

Mummies… Why did it have to be Mummies: ‘Strange Brigade‘ is a camp adventure that marries the awesome locale of Ancient Egypt with tight, co-operative gunplay. You’d think that was a surefire recipe for success, but I’ve seen plenty of lesser titles fumble these solid foundations. Luckily Strange Brigade is a fun spill through crumbling, Mummy filled ruins. Story: The Strange Brigade ...[Read More]

8.1

Great

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review

Lara Croft: I felt fairly confident in Shadow of the Tomb Raider as its release approached. I’d been a massive fan of the reboot trilogy so far, and was excited to get one more go with Crystal Dynamic’s version of Lara Croft. When I heard development duty had passed to Eidos as Crystal Dynamics pursued other ventures, however, I started getting a little worried. Was Lara going to race across the f...[Read More]

8.9

Great

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Review

Echoes of an Elusive Age: I’ve spoken time and time again about the great work Square Enix have been doing to keep the JRPG genre alive and fresh, and Dragon Quest XI is no exception. Whilst they’ve been updating genre staples in the last decade, trying to find a new home for its nuances, novelties and idiosyncrasies, it’s heartening to see that they can still knock out an absolute classic, packed...[Read More]

8

Great

Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner M∀RS Review

The 2nd Runner: M∀RS is not the first time I’ve played Zone of the Enders 2, nor is it the first time I’ve played a remaster of that title. As a Hideo Kojima game, it’s unsurprising that the games industry is keen to keep Zone of the Enders updated for modern consoles. A trendsetter and trailblazer for some of gaming’s best genres, Kojima’s ability to think outside of the box was hugely important ...[Read More]

9.4

Amazing

Marvel’s Spider-Man Review

Spider: “Marvel’s Spider-Man” is a game I’ve waited my whole life to play. As a huge spider-fan ever since I got my hands on some old comics as a kid – and being glued to the TV set every time that distinctive theme tune rang out – I’ve wanted to feel like the powerful web slinger himself. But what Insomniac have achieved here isn’t just to accommodate that lofty power fantasy – as a f...[Read More]

9

Amazing

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

One of the Greats: Thanks to a recent resurgence of Western support for the Yakuza series, the adventures of Kazuma Kiryu – the most loveable gangster around – has never been better. In just a couple of years he’s been trotted out for no less than four new adventures on the PS4 system – each somehow glossier than the last – and the Yakuza series is flying high. It’s heartening to see one of the be...[Read More]

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