Cultured Vultures' Scores

  • Games
For 458 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 51% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Elden Ring
Lowest review score: 20 Unknown Fate
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 23 out of 458
458 game reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    DNF Duel offers fun and action-packed anime-style combat that's simple enough for new players to jump into without sacrificing too much depth that veterans love. Unfortunately, repetitive single player content with a lack of meaningful unlockables makes the game one that will only retain those who it charms with its flashy fighting.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    It may not have the same teeth or originality as the satirical film it’s based on, but Starship Troopers: Terran Command is still a whole lot of exciting bug-squashing fun.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Summer camp was never this thrilling when I was a kid.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Card Shark is a clever and charming game whose engaging plot and gameplay focus on being a great cheat over being a master player gives it a unique personality.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Silt is a fascinating puzzle game with a beautiful art style and poetic delivery, but the short length and unrealized potential leave Silt still needing to find itself.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sniper Elite 5 successfully builds on the foundations of Rebellion's long running series, but some glitches do hamper the experience somewhat.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Kao the Kangaroo breathes new life into the franchise with charming new characters and inviting visual designs, although the gameplay may remain too easy for some.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 35 Critic Score
    Out There: Oceans of Time tries to be a small-scale No Man’s Sky, but it gets lost in the darkness of space by learning the wrong lessons.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it lacks a strong first impression, Eternal Threads offers a fun and unique narrative puzzle solving experience.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Those who enjoy this type of mystery game may like it, but I can’t see many going back, or bringing in new blood with this one, especially when Bloodlines is still around.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters is a perfectly solid hybrid strategy and tactics game that puts the Space Marines in their element and makes them feel special again.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Line War introduces awesome and innovative ideas for real-time strategy gaming, though it’s bogged down by technical issues and not quite enough ambition.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    RiffTrax: The Game proves how good a party game can be when just about everyone can play.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Kaiju Wars stomps its way onto the strategy scene with its brilliant sense of style, distinct setting, and tight tactical gameplay.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Though it maintains some serious design flaws carried over from its predecessors, Galactic Civilizations 4 is an epic grand strategy game on a truly galactic scale.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Small but perfectly formed, if you get any joy at all out of smashing things to smithereens, there’s hours of fun to be had with Teardown.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Serpent Rogue is a unique and rewarding roguelite experience that puts the player fully in control of how they explore and purify its dreary, corrupted lands.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Demon Turf: Neon Splash is a bite-sized version of one of 2021’s best platformers, and while it’s not quite on the same level, it’s still great fun.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While Lumote’s puzzles can be head-scratchingly good, the two-tone color palette, repeated environments, and, at times, frustrating user interface hampers any satisfaction.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a blindingly bright love letter to the entire series with a sheen that’s often diminished by its own technical shortcomings.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Chinatown Detective Agency poses an interesting premise for a point and click adventure but ultimately falls flat on the execution of its core ideas.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For a game that showcases perhaps the most dynamic and wholesome athlete in generations, MLB The Show 22 ironically feels like the flattest and safest version of itself.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While still Borderlands at its core, Wonderlands stands on its own as a great entry that’s worth trying.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While its narrative aspirations and desire for immersive role-playing seem to aim at the Hollywood tradition of the Western, Weird West ends up feeling more like a disposable dime novel.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Though far from perfect, Rune Factory 5 offers a ton of fun and varied gameplay options supported by a cast of colorful characters and satisfying progression that’s deceptively easy to get lost in.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite requiring the virtue of patience, Triangle Strategy is a great time. Grid-based battlefield lovers should definitely make a plan to play it.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though not a flawless reinvention, WWE 2K22 is a monumentally large step in the right direction for the series.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While some off-track quirks diminish the experience somewhat, Gran Turismo 7’s excellent gameplay places it firmly ahead of most of the racing game genre.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While a lack of online modes may limit the game’s shelf life, the excellent faction variety and snappy pace give Hero’s Hour an undeniable charm.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it doesn’t reinvent the open world or stray too far from its predecessor, Horizon Forbidden West is a worthwhile endeavor for those in the mood for more open world adventures, with surprising nuance and complexity for those who make the trip.

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