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
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    All in all, I'm amazed. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 73]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If you crave 100-hour, card- based strategy games, hold onto your combat gi! [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 70]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    While My Time at Portia has some great ideas, performance issues hold the Switch version back. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 69]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Considering the Persona games' high school settings, it feels fitting that in order to have the most fun with Persona Q2, you need to do your homework first! [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 68]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Cuphead is such a masterclass in style and control that the few errant ink blots vanish in a Technicolor wonderland! [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 30]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The SteamWorld just keeps on picking up more and more steam. I can't wait for what's next! [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 29]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Overall, there's enough charm here in Shakedown: Hawaii to wring out a number of hours of enjoyment. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 28]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Smash pots, light torches, find secrets and open treasure chests, all in a procedurally built "rogue-lite" world that remakes itself after every era. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 27]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you want to settle back with a drink and a snack and enjoy a story that's equal parts salacious and introspective, this is one title I would highly recommend. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 27]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bubblegum Fatale, the second DLC package, is more substantial . . . the superior of the two DLC bundles. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 26]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The writing is stellar, filled with tension and symbolism about the nature of life, family and the para-social relationships that every online person seems to experience these days. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 26]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Alwa's Awakening is perhaps a bit more of a throwback to the NES era than it should have been. But it's still quite charming! [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 25]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! is a fantastic continuation for this not-so-finished-after-all franchise. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 24]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Crypt of the NecroDancer will hurt you and then heal you with beautiful music for hours and hours. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 23]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While it may not be as good as it could be, at least it's as good as it needs to be. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 22]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    New hunters and old warriors alike will appreciate such a well-curated compendium of "Classic- vania" treasures. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 21]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hopefully there will be a Volume 2, because Konami has a deeper catalog of iconic arcade hits than one collection can contain. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 20]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Overwhelm is a worthwhile experiment in good, clean, nerve-wracking, terrifying fun. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 19]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    As a lifelong Ranger fan, I still feel that this is a pretty good package as far as budget titles go. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 19]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    All in all, Zero 2 is a well-crafted sequel that actually feels like the sequel it's meant to be. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 18]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    By the end you'll probably be left wanting more. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 18]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    I appreciate Ringo's lack of structure. It feels real to me. [Issue #40 – July/August 2019, p. 17]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Raise a frothy mug with Etrian Odyssey Nexus. It's a worthy goodbye party. [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 76]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Link may never get a night job. But Will has, and his insomnia makes for a great idea for a game! [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 73]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Fans of the Dragons franchise, and perhaps more so younger fans, should find plenty to enjoy here. [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 72]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Level-5 just seems to pile on too many extras and makes things feel cluttered. [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 71]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    This feels like pants that are pre-ripped for some reason, as opposed to the charming comfort of what came before. [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 70]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The soundtrack of Yoshi's Crafted World is abysmal. [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 68]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pure fanservice for a great game you may or may not have played if you don't also own a PS4. [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 32]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Play Deltarune . . . or don't. Then again, your choices don't matter in this world! [Issue #39 – May/June 2019, p. 31]
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