Game Releases by User Score

Persona 4 Golden 1.

Persona 4 Golden

Platform: Switch
January 19, 2023
Strange rumors of the Midnight Channel slowly spread through the rural town of Inaba, the protagonist's new home, just as a chain of mysterious murders begin. As the protagonist and his teammates chase after the truth, they find themselves opening the door to another world. Inaba, a quiet town in rural Japan sets the scene for budding adolescence in Persona 4 Golden. A coming of age story that sets the protagonist and his friends on a journey kickstarted by a chain of serial murders. Explore meeting kindred spirits, feelings of belonging, and even confronting the darker sides of one's self. With an overall Metacritic score of 93 and a multitude of awards, fan-adored Persona 4 Golden stands as one of the finest RPGs ever made, delivering on enthralling storytelling and quintessential Persona gameplay. Key Features include: * Enjoy gameplay with variable framerates * Experience the world of Persona on Xbox in Full HD * Achievements * Choose between Japanese and English VO
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.1
A Space For The Unbound 2.

A Space For The Unbound

Platform: Switch
January 19, 2023
A Space For The Unbound is a slice-of-life adventure game with beautiful pixel art set in the late 90s rural Indonesia that tells a story about overcoming anxiety, depression, and the relationship between a boy and a girl with supernatural powers. Follow two high school sweethearts, Atma and Raya, on a journey of self-discovery at the end of their high school years. When a mysteriously supernatural power is suddenly unleashed threatening their existence, they must explore and investigate their town to uncover hidden secrets, face the end of the world, and perhaps learn more about each other.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Persona 3 Portable 3.

Persona 3 Portable

Platform: Switch
January 19, 2023
The Dark Hour, time "hidden" between one day and the next. Unfamiliar stillness swallows the city, people turn into eerie coffins, and otherworldly monsters called Shadows swarm. One night, the protagonist is attacked by these Shadows and the power of the heart, their Persona, is awakened. As a member of a secret school club, you must wield your inner power--Persona--and protect humanity from impending doom. Will you live to see the light of day?
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.9
Fire Emblem Engage 4.

Fire Emblem Engage

Platform: Switch
January 20, 2023
In a war against the Fell Dragon, four kingdoms worked together with heroes from other worlds to seal away this great evil. One-thousand years later, this seal has weakened and the Fell Dragon is about to reawaken. As a Divine Dragon, use rich strategies and robust customization to meet your destiny—to collect Emblem Rings and bring peace back to the Continent of Elyos. Team up with iconic heroes from past Fire Emblem games Summon valiant heroes like Marth and Celica with the power of Emblem Rings and add their power to yours in this brand-new Fire Emblem story. Aside from merging appearances, Engaging lets you inherit weapons, skills, and more from these battle-tested legends. The turn-based, tactical battle system returns with a fresh cast of characters you can customize and Engage to carefully craft your strategy.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.9
Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider 5.

Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider

Platform: Switch
January 12, 2023
Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider is a side-scrolling action platformer that channels the golden age of classic 16-bit action games in a full-throttle quest for revenge. Created to defend a totalitarian state, the Moonrider rejects its programming and now seeks vengeance on its creators.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.5
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake 6.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake

Platform: Switch
January 31, 2023
Wish-granting Mermaid's Tears in the hands of SpongeBob and Patrick... What could possibly go wrong? Sure, the very fabric holding the very universe very together could come very undone, opening up portals into Wishworlds full of knights, cowboys, pirates, and prehistoric snails. But that's nothing everyone's favorite sponge can't handle - with the right cosmic costume! Everybody do the Cosmic Shake! Features * Unlock classic and new platforming skills like the Fishhook Swing and Karate Kick * Don more than 30 F.U.N.tastic costumes like SnailBob and SpongeGar * Travel to 7 distinct Wishworlds like Wild West Jellyfish Fields and Halloween Rock Bottom * Experience all the buddy movie banter with SpongeBob's permanent companion Balloon-Patrick * Meet all your favorite Bikini Bottomites from the series, voiced by their original actors * Enjoy the in-game soundtrack featuring 101 songs from the series, including Sweet Victory
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.9
Lone Ruin 7.

Lone Ruin

Platform: Switch
January 12, 2023
LONE RUIN is a spell-based roguelike twin-stick shooter with a focus on replayability. Play as an explorer who seeks a mysterious ancient power and venture in a ruined magical city, built atop a source of magic used by olden mages to power and transform themselves.   Dive deeper and deeper, battling your way through twisted creatures, utilising your very own magic abilities to ultimately reach the center of the Lone Ruin.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.0

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 79

    SpellForce: Conquest of Eo

    • Release Date: Feb 3, 2023
    • Platform: PC
  2. 77

    Fashion Police Squad

    • Release Date: Feb 2, 2023
    • Platform: PS5
  3. 74

    Tails: The Backbone Preludes

    • Release Date: Feb 2, 2023
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  4. 72

    Deliver Us Mars

  5. 67

    Deliver Us Mars

Lowest of the Month
  1. 67

    Deliver Us Mars

  2. 72

    Deliver Us Mars

  3. 74

    Tails: The Backbone Preludes

    • Release Date: Feb 2, 2023
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  4. 77

    Fashion Police Squad

    • Release Date: Feb 2, 2023
    • Platform: PS5
  5. 79

    SpellForce: Conquest of Eo

    • Release Date: Feb 3, 2023
    • Platform: PC