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Alessandro Barbosa

Johannesburg

Favorite Games:
  • Journey
  • Portal 2
  • Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped

150 games reviewed
72.7 average score
75 median score
58.4% of games recommended

Alessandro Barbosa's Reviews

Writer. Engineer. Designer. Videogames included with all options.

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves improves two of the series' best entries with significant, but unsurprising, results.

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Nov 4, 2021

Forza Horizon 5 continues the upward trend of the franchise, providing an open-world racing experience that stands unrivaled.

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8 / 10 - Unsighted
Oct 27, 2021

Unsighted remixes familiar ideas with an engrossing spin on what it means to take on a time-sensitive mission to save the world.

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Oct 19, 2021

Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye intelligently builds upon the strong base of Outer Wilds, while only stumbling when trying drastically new ideas.

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Sep 29, 2021

Diablo II: Resurrected is a painfully faithful remaster of the original classic, which makes it difficult to get into over two decades later.

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Aug 23, 2021

Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a surprisingly deep third-person shooter with tight, enjoyable multiplayer action that has enough variety to tease multiple return visits.

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Aug 17, 2021

The Forgotten City is a deeply satisfying puzzle adventure that will have you questioning what it means to sin.

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8 / 10 - Death's Door
Jul 20, 2021

Tight, challenging combat and a gorgeous world to explore makes the morbid act of reaping souls a delight in Death's Door.

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Jul 2, 2021

Satisfying puzzles and cathartic painting mechanics support Chicory: A Colorful Tale's strikingly relatable story about self-doubt.

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8 / 10 - Knockout City
May 28, 2021

Knockout City's surprising depth coupled with its approachable mechanics make it an engrossing new multiplayer offering.

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8 / 10 - Loop Hero
Mar 26, 2021

Loop Hero combines familiar mechanics in unfamiliar ways, producing an exhilarating and tactical roguelite that you'll struggle to put down.

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Mar 19, 2021

Fights in Tight Spaces combines deck-building with clever tactics in a roguelike format that is as satisfying as it is punishing.

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5 / 10 - Blue Fire
Feb 19, 2021

Blue Fire's exceptional platforming isn't enough to distract from frustrating backtracking and lackluster combat.

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7 / 10 - Noita
Oct 20, 2020

Noita's freedom for experimentation and creative spell crafting makes this roguelike a distinct spin on the genre.

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7 / 10 - I Am Dead
Oct 9, 2020

I Am Dead's personal tales and charming setting make it a touching exploration of life after death.

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Sep 4, 2020

The Last Campfire is a cozy puzzle game with impressive variety to its satisfying, bite-sized conundrums.

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Aug 31, 2020

Project Cars 3 and its transition to more arcadey racing can often be exhilarating, but it occasionally struggles to bring it all together.

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Aug 18, 2020

Fall Guys' charming presentation and approachable mechanics make it the most welcoming battle royale yet, with just a few blemishes keeping it from greatness.

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7 / 10 - CARRION
Jul 24, 2020

Carrion makes being a vicious monster satisfyingly simple and captivatingly gruesome, even if it doesn't always capitalize on its strengths.

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6 / 10 - Rocket Arena
Jul 21, 2020

Rocket Arena streamlines the intricacies of one of the most recognisable weapons in shooters but fails to create a compelling competitive experience with it.

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