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Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).@The_Katbot firstname.lastname@example.org
Chucklefish Games repurposes a classic tactics formula while throwing in a few tricks of its own. Our full review.
Nintendo returns with the most overwhelmingly epic Super Smash Bros. to date.
Battlefield's traditional strengths are prominent as ever in the franchise's return to World War II, but it's not without a few missteps.
Sega makes a proper return to the battlefield after more than a decade of waiting. Our full review of Valkyria Chronicles 4.
Microsoft's flagship racer adds seasons amid its shift to the UK, but does it match the high bar set by its predecessor? Our full Forza Horizon 4 review.
EA's hockey sim goes casual with World of Chel, but the gameplay is where it shines this year.
REVIEW | Baseball is back! But does MLB The Show 18 hold up? Our full review.
Is EA's new shooter more than the sum of its microtransactions?
Microsoft's newest Xbox is the most powerful console ever, but does it get our recommendation?
It's a polishing year for FIFA; but after a couple rough entries, that's a good thing.
Is NBA 2K18 worth getting on Switch? Depends on what you're willing to put up with this year.
At long last, Samus is truly back.
Our review of Captain Olimar's transition to the puzzle platforming genre.
The 2DS hardware refresh sacrifices 3D for a much more attractive design.
Time to give Final Fantasy XII some of the love it deserves.
And it fixes Final Fantasy XV's Scrappy in the process.
Town-building and dungeon crawling exist in harmony in this charming action RPG by the director of Secret of Mana.
A refreshingly inventive take on Fire Emblem is partly undone by poorly-balanced difficulty.
Now that all of the Fallout 4 add-ons are out, here are the essential purchases for the fans.
Lots of potential, flawed execution.
Dark Souls 3's first major DLC release is shorter than you might expect, but still a strong release.
Does a new setting elevate DICE's venerable shooter?
Fantastic gameplay helps PES overcome its numerous disadvantages.
EA Vancouver introduces some pretty significant new features in their flagship sports sim. Are they successful?
Visual Concepts' basketball sim remains the bar to which all other sports games aspire.
Halcyon 6 doesn't quite live up to its immense promise out of the gate, but it's on its way.
Smart but subtle additions rule the day in the latest edition of EA's football simulator.
EA's hockey sim finds itself in a bit of a creative rut with this year's entry.
Fallout 4's final piece of DLC reflects the game's broader weaknesses.
Kat shares her thoughts on the first several hours of No Man's Sky.
A clever and very attractive tactics RPG that is nevertheless missing that certain something.
Blizzard's first film is the fantasy equivalent of a superhero origin story, with all that entails.
We dig into Blizzard's first foray into the first-person shooter genre.
Kat explores the new Total War game launching on May 24 and likes what she finds.
Good DLC for an RPG is never easy, but Fallout 4's add-on content has been mostly on the mark. Plus: Extended thoughts on the first half of Far Harbor.
Galak-Z's free DLC is now available offering even more incentive to check out 17-Bit's unique shoot 'em up.
What happens when Battleborn tries to combine the FPS and MOBA genres? A mess.
The motion controls actually work pretty well, but Star Fox Zero still leaves something to be desired in other areas.
Sony's baseball sim has its share of improvements across the board, but the bulk of this year's attention is devoted to the card-collecting mode.
Does Bandai Namco's fighting game spinoff live up to its namesake?
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