Edwin Evans-Thirlwell


124 games reviewed
71.3 average score
75 median score
55.5% of games recommended
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No Recommendation - Weird West
Mar 31, 2022

A bold, atmospheric yet dissatisfying ensemble RPG shooter, full of untapped promise.

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Mar 24, 2022

Singlehandedly manage a steampunk sailboat in this ramshackle but glorious anti-open world game

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Recommended - Sifu
Feb 7, 2022

An elegant martial arts meditation on temporality and self-possession, set in a loving but touristy idea of China.

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Recommended - Vagante
Jan 26, 2022

An excellent, deceptively unshowy blend of platformer and roguelike.

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Dec 17, 2021

A work of powerful ugliness that skilfully refuses to find the fun.

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Dec 6, 2021

The engrossing flagship Xbox shooter returns with its fabled craggy supersoldier and plenty of style but not quite enough bang.

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Recommended - Nix Umbra
Dec 1, 2021

A folk horror spectacle turned score-attacker that will give you nightmares in a matter of minutes.

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No Recommendation - JETT: The Far Shore
Oct 4, 2021

A sci-fi odyssey of great vision and promise that proves to be its own worst enemy.

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Sep 30, 2021

A winning but wayward chimera of survival game, surrealism and storybook adventure.

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Sep 28, 2021

A splendid, moody elaboration of what makes Outer Wilds so special.

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Essential - Deathloop
Sep 13, 2021

A brilliant timeloop shooter that gives Dishonored's best tricks and techniques more opportunity to shine.

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Recommended - Psychonauts 2
Aug 23, 2021

As witty, eccentric and imaginative as the 2005 action-platformer, with a more developed understanding of mental health.

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No Recommendation - The Ascent
Jul 29, 2021

The Ascent's arcology setting is splendid, if heavily derivative - shame that all you can do here is gun and grind.

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Jul 2, 2021

Witty writing, evocative art and engrossing battles combine in a wonderful homage to classic tabletop games

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No Recommendation - Hood: Outlaws & Legends
May 13, 2021

Sumo Newcastle's debut is an engrossing but substanceless heist game - and an interestingly grim take on Robin Hood.

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Recommended - Tasomachi
Apr 13, 2021

A simple but quietly captivating 3D collectathon with a gorgeous setting.

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Apr 8, 2021

Outriders is its own greatest victim. There are some decent ideas in here – an absorbing cauldron of combat variables, some majestic geography, even a few guns worth holding onto – but they're dragged down and suffocated by a game that doesn't want to entertain you but hypnotise you with the prospect of another trinket.

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Jan 20, 2021

In this brief but insidious information game, you're an aide to a defeated commander-in-chief who is refusing to concede

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Recommended - Hitman 3
Jan 19, 2021

IO's final World of Assassination game is closer to a seasonal content update than a sequel, but it's a thrilling endeavour all the same.

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Jan 6, 2021

The novella's dated metaphors are ousted in the best moments of this interactive homage, but its alternative endings pull their punches

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