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
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Where else can you level up in real life alongside your in-game avatar? [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 68]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This kind of reverent, respectful and thoughtful update is exactly what an '80s arcade title like BurgerTime needed. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 67]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Switch has ended up with what could easily be called the definitive version of this super tale. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 66]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite some misgivings with the extras, the actual core Luigi's Mansion 3 experience is one of the best adventures of 2019. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 64]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Sadly, about 10% of the game stands in the way of enjoying the other 90. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 63]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Though there is room to improve, Mario & Sonic nevertheless do what they do best, and that's deliver a fun experience from beginning to end. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 60]
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    • 95 Critic Score
    In terms of bang for your buck, this DLC is a power-slam dunk! [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 21]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Sega Ages: Columns II offers the most enjoyment I've managed to get out of this series to date [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 20]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I had a pretty fun time playing Ichidant-R – though it was admittedly all by myself. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 20]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you like Doraemon, you'll probably like this tale, but as a Story of Seasons fan, I would rather not spend my farming life in Natura. [Issue #44 – January/February 2020, p. 18]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I had doubts concerning Playtonic's ability to evolve past their '90s game design mentality, but they've proved this naysayer wrong with a strong rebound performance! [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 18SH]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    If you haven't played it and even remotely enjoy the prospect of ghostbusting, then it's absolutely worth a play! [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 16SH]
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    • 42 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For all its perplexing, strange and sometimes outright defiant design decisions, I still had fun playing it. And that's what matters most, right? [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 13SH]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ni no Kuni took a while to come to a Nintendo system in the West. But it's been worth the wait! [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 12SH]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    I can only hope that its sales success will lead to a patch that fixes the framerate dips, and more importantly, the development of more Zelda games in this style. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 10SH]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    This game has become my favorite Dragon Quest ever, one of my favorite JRPGs ever and certainly one of the best games you can buy and play on the Switch. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 8SH]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    More of a free-friendly mobile game than its predecessors in the Nintendo-aligned app space. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 28SW]
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    • 58 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    I sincerely hope that investors see this as a wake-up call that's harmful to Nintendo's long-term reputation. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 26SW]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Go ahead and treat yourself to a delightful afternoon of spreading havoc all over a quaint town. You won't regret it! [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 25SW]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A cool little puzzler for those who want something with more personality than the usual Picross game. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 24SW]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It had to happen eventually! [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 24SW]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This colorful escape couldn't have come at a better time. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 23SW]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A great game, even if the difficulty feels a little lopsided. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 22SW]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Even though I'd already replayed Ori for the fifth time last year, when I heard it was coming to Switch, I wanted to run through it all over again without question! [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 21SW]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Think of Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns as the definitive edition of a game that defined an era. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 20SW]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Not a bad experience, but not a memorable one either. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 20SW]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    If Game Freak simply tweaked the battle system to run a little faster and be less rigged, the game could really shine. [Issue #43 – November/December 2019, p. 18SW]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DOOM 1 has been portable before, but I'll take it on as many systems as I can get. [Issue #42 – October 2019, p. 20]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    When it comes to family-friendly monster mashing, it doesn't get much better than this. [Issue #42 – October 2019, p. 74]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Daemon X Machina has a lot of personality when it comes to moment-to-moment action, but everything else sometimes feels like an afterthought. [Issue #42 – October 2019, p. 72]
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