Eric Van Allen

News Editor

Eric is a writer and Texan. He's a former contributor to sites including Compete, Polygon, Waypoint, and the Washington Post. He loves competitive games, live music, and travel.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon Review: An Epic Dragon's Quest

The Yakuza series treads new ground, finding its next legend in the process.

Paradise Killer Review: Love Dies

An island murder mystery where discovery is intoxicating, even if the climax falls flat.

Spiritfarer Review: Come Sail Away

Set sail for resources and hugs aplenty.

Valorant Review: A Compelling Counter Strike

Riot Games' foray into FPS territory is solid, even if it's slim at the moment.

Command & Conquer Remastered Collection Review: Let's Rock

Still hell marching after all these years.

Streets of Rage 4 Review: Streets Ahead

A glorious revival for the venerated beat 'em up.

Bleeding Edge Review: On the Edge of Glory

Ninja Theory's hero brawler has good ideas, but not enough to keep me hooked.

GreedFall Review

And I'm greed, greedfallin'.

Elsinore Review

What a piece of work is a man.

Samurai Shodown Review

The venerated fighting game series is back.