NF Magazine's Scores

  • Games
For 548 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 65% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 28% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 79
Highest review score: 100 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Banjo & Kazooie
Lowest review score: 20 Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 548
548 game reviews
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    It's probably kindest to think of Tokyo Mirage Sessions as a necessary stepping stone on the path to better games for everyone. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 74]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    For an updated 7-year-old game, Rune Factory 4 Special does hold up fairly well. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 73]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're a Fire Emblem fan, there's little reason not to try Langrisser. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 72]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I can't wait to see what the future will hold. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 68]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Ultimate Slasher Edition on Switch might not be the prettiest version of the game, and there are a couple hiccups along the way, but the core experience is still an undeniably fun one. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 67]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I'm reticent to recommend this experience to anyone who hasn't already explored a few other Mystery Dungeons in the past. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 64]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Hopefully the first footstep (or in this case, wingflap) toward flying back into the larger Panzer Dragoon world. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 29]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's not the best fighter on Switch, but it's definitely the most brutal. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 28]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is where the fun begins. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 27]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    This game may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts, kid. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 27]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    In the grand scheme of things the sum of its parts makes for a fuller Fire Emblem, even if casual fans won't really notice some of the differences. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 26]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Double Dragon & Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle demonstrates a level of commitment toward celebrating a franchise's legacy that puts other port-happy publishers to shame. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 24]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you're a serious Puyo Puyo nut who's always on the hunt for the next blob-dropping challenge, Puyo Puyo 2 feeds you more of what you crave. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 23]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While Sega Ages: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 isn't the best version of the game you can play, it is nevertheless the best version you're going to find on any home console today. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 23]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shinobi is another can't-miss Sega Ages release. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 22]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even if shoot-'em-ups aren't normally your thing, Fantasy Zone is definitely worth forking over the cash to check out. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 22]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While it may not have much replay value, the experience and dialogue of Knights and Bikes packs a punch. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 21]
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    • 55 Critic Score
    Mononoke Slashdown commits one of the cardinal sins of game design: It does not respect the player's time. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 20]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    DOOM 64 is a time capsule, but one worth digging back up. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 20]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With personality and polish to spare, Kunai hits its mark. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 19]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The gameplay loop works well as something to play for just a few minutes each day. [Issue #46 – May/June 2020, p. 18]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With another great collection under its belt, we can only wonder now where Capcom goes next. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 72]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    One of the funniest video games in years! [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 71]
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    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Developer Just Add Water was onto something here, piping in some great concepts from past 3D platformers, but the follow-through is a swing and a miss! [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 70]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    I would have liked to see a better payoff to the story's setup at the end of the game. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 69]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's just a shame that half of the crawl is getting past the game's process – and ego. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 68]
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    • 75 Critic Score
    At least we've got Fighters Pass #2 to still look forward to! [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 28]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you've got a skilled co-op ally at the ready already, though, I recommend diving in immediately! [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 26]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The experience is definitely different than most and is worth exploration. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 25]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you love playing and replaying 2D beat-'em-ups for high scores, you'll get your 15 bucks' worth here and more. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 25]
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