CGMagazine's Scores

  • Games
For 1,282 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 53% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Slime Rancher
Lowest review score: 10 Vroom in the Night Sky
Score distribution:
1282 game reviews
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Despite being a bit niche, for those who are fans of the series or are looking to get into the Leisure Suit Larry franchise, Wet Dreams Don’t Die serves as an ample entry point for both virgins and veterans.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Curse of the Vampire Counts is a welcome excuse to jump back into Total War: Warhammer II, as Creative Assembly continues to impress with their newest faction.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Call of Cthulhu tries to make the Great Old One awaken from his slumber, but fails to make an engaging game in the process.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The whole of Diablo III comes to Nintendo’s hybrid console six years after release, and while it might not be the prettiest, it is the portable-est.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While the The JackBox Party Pack 5 is hard to recommend at full price due to mediocrity, if you liked past entries it could be worth buying while on sale.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    This anime-styled fighter goes plus ultra for fans of the My Hero Academia franchise, but its lackluster single-player content feels phoned in.
    • 97 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Red Dead Redemption 2 is the best game Rockstar Games has ever made, as it deftly combines one of the richest open worlds ever made with one of the most compelling stories of this generation.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Soul Calibur VI revives a series that may have been lost to time by learning from what worked best and introducing creative and unique mechanics to its already solid gameplay.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Luigi’s Mansion remains the classic it always was, but it’s little more than 3DS life-support.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The Switch release of Dark Souls: Remastered is sublime, offering a daunting, rewarding experience that you can carry anywhere with no losses. That you can play it in such an intimate way only enhances its themes and its best points, becoming, to me, the definitive way to experience Dark Souls.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While Starlink shot for the moon and missed, it still managed to lands amongst the stars.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Crayola Scoot is one part Splatoon and one part classic Tony Hawk Pro Skater, but lacks online play and longevity if playing solo.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is a great multiplayer first-person shooter. Each of the three multiplayer modes plays in a number of unique diverse ways, but each maintains that core identity of a Call of Duty title.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you missed The Escapists, then I would highly recommend getting it on the Nintendo Switch. It’s an enjoyable game with a very interesting premise. For added prison break fun, The Escapists 2 is also available and would be great given the versatile nature of the Switch and multiplayer.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    For every step in the right direction, NBA2K19’s price tag keeps it from being a truly outstanding installment in the 2K series.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    By ditching previous entries' clumsy attempts at innovation, Super Mario Party reminds us how fun it can be to crowd around a TV and roll dice with the Mushroom Kingdom crew.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is Ubisoft’s latest entry into the franchise, and despite having little connection to its predecessors, remains a solid Action-RPG.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Priced at a lower entry point than most retail releases, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission is a must play for owners of the PlayStation VR headset, even for those who may not necessarily have a fondness for platformers or are turned off by the cute, cartoon-like aesthetics of the game.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Through taking the classic formula and supercharging it, Mega Man 11 offers a welcome return to our sapphire hero, one that will keep dragging players back in.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise may not reach the highs of the Yakuza series that it is so clearly based on, but it’s got more than enough spark to make the journey worthwhile for fans craving something new.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While the platforming aspect of the game doesn’t appear to be as big a selling point as the level creation, the gameplay is still tight and solid enough.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautifully trim, transcendently polished, and unexpectedly inclusive, Timespinner is among the most capable endeavours to spring from Castlevania’s picked-over carcass.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep is a great game that is in severe need of polish and bug fixes.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wandersong is an incredible experience.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Life is Strange 2 sets up a very different story that cares a lot of the original game’s strengths with it, and leaves some of its weaker points behind.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Forza Horizon 4 feels more focused and creative than its immediate predecessors, thanks to a well-designed open-world that readily encourages hijinx.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Guacamelee 2 is a gorgeous, fun game with a sense of humor that makes me want to cry.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With every passing year, I’m consistently impressed how EA are able to improve on an already winning formula, making each new release of NHL a must own title, rather than a glorified roster update.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Chasm tries something new with its procedurally generated map but it failure to create interesting maps results in a lackluster experience.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Valkyria Chronicles 4 stumbles in its narrative, but great characters, a unique aesthetic, and an engaging combat system make for the best game in the franchise since the original.

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