Game Releases by Score

World of Demons 1.

World of Demons

Platform: iOS  (Apple Arcade)
April 2, 2021
Known for their console action and PC games including NieR:Automata and the hit Bayonetta series, PlatinumGames thrust players into a fantastical world full of yokai - a class of supernatural monsters and spirits from Japanese folklore. Players will assume the role of a samurai leading an army of yokai minions as they embark on a mission against evil. The game is set in a beautiful environment inspired by traditional Japanese artwork with gorgeous stages pulled from ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Along the way, they'll meet samurai allies and a menagerie of yokai, each with their own techniques and combo possibilities. Players will expand their arsenal of abilities to conquer all foes that stand before them, ultimately facing the fearsome Shuten Doji, lord of all oni. Sharpen your steel as this samurai tale is about to begin.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
9.0
Fantasian 2.

Fantasian

Platform: iOS  (Apple Arcade)
April 2, 2021
From the creator of Final Fantasy, comes the next breathtaking adventure from industry legend Hironobu Sakaguchi. Fantasian is an exciting, new RPG set against a spectacular backdrop made from over 150 handmade dioramas that blends physical environments and 3D characters. The tale begins in a realm governed by machines. Within this multi-dimensional universe, the balance of "Chaos and Order" becomes a key factor in the struggle for these realms and the machinations of the gods who wish to control them. Players will assume the role of protagonist, Leo, who awakens from a massive explosion only to find himself lost in a strange land with only one memory left to him. As players set out on a journey to reclaim Leo's memories, they will unravel the mysteries of the bizarre mechanical infection slowly engulfing all that is known to mankind.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
9.1
The Oregon Trail 3.

The Oregon Trail

Platform: iOS  (Apple Arcade)
April 2, 2021
Experience The Oregon Trail™ like never before. A modern twist on the trials and tribulations of the road to Oregon, this official successor to the global phenomenon will immerse players in exhilarating journeys ranging from the historically accurate to the totally extreme. Players will pick their traveling party, stock the wagon with supplies, and embark on an adventure filled with tough choices, new dangers and unexpected situations. Surviving blizzards, broken limbs, snakebites, exhaustion, starvation, and the dreaded dysentery is no small feat; all the while navigating an untamed frontier to get their party to their new life in Oregon before the winter. Track down a missing party in the aftermath of a fierce blizzard, transport volatile gunpowder through blistering desert heat, compete in challenging hunting mini-games, and meet a broad cast of historic figures. With procedurally selected random events where players’ choices affect their party and future game events, there’s always a new adventure on the horizon every time they play.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins 4.

Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins

Platform: iOS
March 19, 2021
Building on the terrifying legacy of the Weeping Angels, first encountered in the iconic story "Blink", Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins is a thrilling found-phone mystery developed by the award-winning creators of Sara Is Missing and SIMULACRA. Amidst a sinister series of events at a seemingly abandoned house in London, someone goes missing, and you find their phone. When it begins to self-destruct, ex-UNIT scientist Petronella Osgood enlists your help to uncover hidden clues and solve cryptic puzzles. Will you unravel the truth behind the chilling disappearance before it's too late? But remember: don't turn your back, don't look away and DON'T BLINK.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Dragon Quest Tact 5.

Dragon Quest Tact

Platform: iOS
January 27, 2021
Befriend, train, and lead a team of monsters to victory! Recruit a colorful cast of creatures from the legendary DRAGON QUEST series and experience monstrously strategic combat!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Inked 6.

Inked

Platform: iOS
February 24, 2021
Inked is a puzzle-platformer where you play as the Nameless Hero, a ronin character drawn by a comic book artist, Adam. By using simple geometrical shapes, you'll solve puzzles and venture through Adam's world to find Nameless Hero's lost love Aiko. The story goes deeper than first perceived entwining Adam and the Nameless Hero. Together they will embark on a journey that will forever change them both.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Cobra Kai: Card Fighter 7.

Cobra Kai: Card Fighter

Platform: iOS
March 22, 2021
Three decades after the events of the original Karate Kid, Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso rekindle their All-Valley rivalry. In Cobra Kai: Card Fighter you get a chance to re-open the Cobra Kai and Miyagi-Do dojos, train your students in each fighting style, and build out a roster of fighters to take on all challengers in PvP multiplayer action. Pick your path and choose your dojo in the official mobile game packed with turn-based strategy and fast-paced Collectible Card Game fighting! Are you Cobra Kai or Miyagi-Do? Now you can step inside the dojo to unlock your favorite fighters, train them up, and compete with friends!
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! 8.

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!

Platform: iOS
March 25, 2021
Join Crash Bandicoot and his sister Coco on a mission to save the multiverse.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.0

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 83

    Trials of Fire

    • Release Date: Apr 9, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  2. 82

    World of Demons

  3. 81

    The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

    • Release Date: Apr 9, 2021
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: 9.4
    • Platform: Switch
  4. 80

    Lost Words: Beyond the Page

  5. 79

    Fantasian

    • Release Date: Apr 2, 2021
    • User Score: 9.1
    • Platform: iOS
Lowest of the Month
  1. 47

    Demon Skin

    • Release Date: Apr 13, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  2. 58

    TASOMACHI: Behind the Twilight

    • Release Date: Apr 14, 2021
    • Platform: PC
  3. 60

    Stitchy in Tooki Trouble

    • Release Date: Apr 15, 2021
    • Platform: Switch
  4. 60

    Poison Control

    • Release Date: Apr 13, 2021
    • Rating: T
    • Platform: PS4
  5. 61

    Ashwalkers: A Survival Journey

    • Release Date: Apr 15, 2021
    • Platform: PC