NF Magazine's Scores

  • Games
For 564 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 Downwell
Lowest review score: 20 Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 564
564 game reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just like the Franken-console it first called home, this groundbreaking Nintendo-published, Platinum-developed game felt like an amalgamation of everything both storied studios did best. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 76]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This is leagues above the effort produced for the Secret of Mana remake. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 72]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you put in some time, activate Assist Mode and bring in a few friends to fill out a multiplayer team of up to four simultaneous employees, you can have a ton of fun playing Moving Out. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 69]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Outer Worlds is a must-play for fans of choice-driven sci-fi roleplaying games. That said, it's hard to recommend the Switch port. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 68]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling shattered my skepticism through its amazing main characters, quirky NPCs, challenging battles and interesting locales, and I sincerely hope more players will give it a shot. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 26]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether you're a diehard fan of the genre or just like to dip your toe in on occasion, Sega Ages: Thunder Force AC is a worthy game to grab. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 25]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Until they decide to tackle virtual reality, this release is the best way to preserve and play a piece of arcade history. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 25]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A fun little competitive romp, a unique part of the history of fighting games and a heartfelt love letter to SNK all in one. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 23]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A very good, strong revival of a franchise that's gone for far too long without a new entry. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 22]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    f you play at your own pace, make liberal use of the fast-forward button and remember that it's just a game, it can offer you tens, maybe even hundreds of hours of fun! [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 21]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Perhaps appropriately, it is merely a "good" game. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 20]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A Fold Apart probably isn't "fun" when it's all said and done. It is unique, though, and may give you a greater appreciation for your loved ones who live far away. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 17]
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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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