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 Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
Lowest review score: 20 Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 564
564 game reviews
    • 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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    • 75 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The Stretchers is the epitome of simple fun, with all of the strings that come along with that promise. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 24]
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    • 54 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The next time it's a rainy afternoon and you're feeling stressed, you could do a lot worse than sinking a couple of dollars into the eShop and spending half an hour as a little green squid. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 23]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    If you're not already an adventure game aficionado, there are a lot of far better places to start. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 23]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sometimes the framework of the game holds it back, but Eagle Island is an adorable little action platformer that pretty much everyone can enjoy. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 22]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    If you've got an interest in historical fiction, if you loved Ace Attorney or if you like whimsical 19th century artwork, then pay a visit to the Aviary Attorney law offices. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 22]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The game is definitely worth spending time with, but I'd be hesitant to break it out at a party where people are unfamiliar with the franchise. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 21]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    All told, this is the biggest, most well-crafted, funniest and, in some ways, most emotionally potent game from Yacht Club yet. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 20]
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    • 80 Critic Score
    Monkey Barrels is the definition of a solid-but-safe top-down shooter. [Issue #45 – March/April 2020, p. 19]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    After a comparatively slow couple of hours at the start, AI: The Somnium Files takes off and never slows down. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 74]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sword & Shield stumble in a few areas and history may not be kind to them, but they're setting up a future that I'm excited to see. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 73]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sword & Shield have a lot to love for old and new fans, and they're pure quality from top to bottom. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 72]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's immensely satisfying! It's no wonder this series has reached its fourth installment. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 71]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Only the most internally motivated robo-shinobi fanatics will bother. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 71]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Two excellent monster-taming games with something for almost every playstyle. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 70]
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