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Edmond Tran

Sydney

58 games reviewed
78.1 average score
80 median score
81.0% of games recommended

Edmond Tran's Reviews

Managing editor of GamesHub, and formerly Australian Editor of GameSpot for 12 years
Mar 22, 2022

Ghostwire: Tokyo’s open world city is beautiful, and its world-building, environment and creature designs are also excellent. But even with a sensible runtime and a brisk plot, the game spends too much time engaging you in repeating, unchanging, and unexciting activities. It’s the terrible and taxing curse of open world monotony, plaguing a piece of work that otherwise has so many unique and original ideas.

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Mar 2, 2022

A detailed driving simulation with impressive fidelity and presence in an approachable package, Gran Turismo 7 is confident, handsome, and endearing.

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Feb 24, 2022

Elden Ring is an exceptional, accomplished work that realises a fantasy world of solemnity, beauty, and menacing uncertainty you can’t help but lose yourself in.

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The King of Fighters XV continues the fast-paced and exciting nature of the series, but the art direction still leaves a lot to be desired.

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- Sifu
Feb 17, 2022

A demanding combat system makes Sifu incredibly satisfying to play, but the game’s haphazard homage to Asian culture is filled with flaws.

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Once you leave the world of Extraction, it’s very hard to muster up the enthusiasm to go back in. Sure, there’s an endless cycle of parasitic aliens invading, but I know that no matter how much time I put in, the reward for doing a good job is just going to be more work to do.

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SNK vs Capcom: Card Fighters’ Clash is satisfying in its straightforwardness, and manages to really bring out the action in collectable card games. It’s a game that absolutely warrants being back in the conversation in 2022, and seeing a stack of familiar faces again is a lovely bonus.

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Dec 6, 2021

Even after dozens of hours, the dance of movement and gunplay still feels wonderful to perform. It’s not a revolutionary redo of Halo’s principles, but rather, a refreshing revival that’s come at the perfect time.

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Nov 2, 2021

Unpacking is a remarkable piece of work that elegantly evokes the ebbs and flows of life.

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Oct 19, 2021

Unnerving, compelling, and unpredictable, it’s excellent every step of the way.

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Oct 7, 2021

Far Cry is clearly not ready for the meaningful identity shift it’s inching towards. I hope it gets there soon. It’s long overdue.

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Sep 13, 2021

Deathloop succeeds at conveying that the most powerful and thrilling weapons to use are your own creative wits.

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart wields PlayStation 5 technology adeptly and push its genre mastery to the limits, but no further.

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Jun 3, 2021

It’s a great compilation to play and replay to remind you of the series’ merits, but once you get some distance from it, Village’s design and narrative feel like mere footnotes.

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Nov 24, 2020

Mortal Kombat 11 hits where it counts, with smart refinements to a deep and exciting fighting system, entertaining story mode, and rewarding persistent content.

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8 / 10 - Disc Room
Oct 22, 2020

Exciting and stressful in the way all good twitch-action games are, Disc Room makes you cherish every second you manage to survive in its sawblade-filled stages.

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Oct 13, 2020

Involved flight mechanics and the pure joys of dogfighting fill Star Wars: Squadrons with plenty of highlights, even if its campaign and multiplayer experiences can leave you wanting.

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Aug 21, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a spectacular technical achievement and a deeply inspiring experience, filled with glorious possibilities.

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6 / 10 - Fight Crab
Aug 2, 2020

Fight Crab gives dangerous weapons to crabs, and it's a wonderful, hilarious mess of a fighting game.

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Jul 14, 2020

Ghost of Tsushima has some dull edges, but strikes a lot of highs with its cinematic stylings.

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