Games that we scored 9 or greater

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review (3DS)

How does it compare to Wii U's adorable adventure?

February 19, 2017 - Back in 2015, Good-Feel unleashed their second yarn-based platformer and now it's available for 3DS. However, does this bite-sized version improve on the beloved original? Well, it does feature more cute canine content than you can shake a knitting needle at!
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Dragon Quest Builders Review

Dragon Quest Builders Review (PlayStation 4)

Minecraft: Slime Edition

November 28, 2016 - This latest Dragon Quest spin-off is heavily inspired by the popularity of Minecraft. However, does it do enough to entice players who aren't as interested in the open-world block-building genre?
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE Review

Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE Review (Wii U)

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem is finally here and it's awesome!

July 30, 2016 - Shin Megami Tensei returns in this spin-off JRPG complete with a new world and cast of characters unlike any in the series. But how engaged will it keep loyal fans and does it do enough to set itself apart from the main franchise?
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Bravely Second: End Layer Review

Bravely Second: End Layer Review (3DS)

Bigger and braver

May 14, 2016 - As a huge fan of traditional JRPGs, I loved Bravely Default and I couldn't wait to get my hands on this sequel. The question is; does it live up to the original? It certainly has some big shoes to fill.
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Stranger of Sword City Review

Stranger of Sword City Review (PlayStation Vita)

As hardcore as dungeon RPGs get

April 11, 2016 - Over the decades, RPGs have evolved into an entirely different beast. Whereas epic stories, stylish characters, and breathtaking cinematics are now the norm, the concept of carving your own path in a mysterious world is much harder to come by nowadays.
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Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review (Xbox One)

Lara Croft perfects her craft

January 17, 2016 - I was smitten with Lara's adventures ever since I played Tomb Raider III and I've anticipated every sequel since. Now that she's exploring tombs again, it's time to grab my dual pistols, slip into my cargo shorts and let the raiding begin!
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Tearaway Unfolded Review

Tearaway Unfolded Review (PlayStation 4)

A stationery tale

September 15, 2015 - In an age where 3D platformers are scarce, Tearaway is back to fill the void. Although this iteration is a remake of 2013's PlayStation Vita version, there's plenty of innovations that'll make you fall in love with it all over again.
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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Review

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Review (PlayStation 4)

Feel like a Boss

September 10, 2015 - Metal Gear has remained one of the most innovative series in gaming. With cinematic storytelling, addictive stealth gameplay, and an unmatched level of detail, gamers have put their trust in the brand for decades. However, does this latest installment live up to its legendary status? Let's slip in to our Sneaking Suits and find out.
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Shovel Knight Review

Shovel Knight Review (PlayStation 4)

The shovel is mightier than the sword

April 24, 2015 - In an age where countless indie developers strive to create the ultimate retro experience, Shovel Knight clearly stands out of the crowd. With everything fine-tuned and era-appropriate, you'll feel like you're playing a long-lost NES game, but is that really what you want to spend your time doing? Of course it is, so grab a shovel and let's dig in to this modern-day retro masterpiece.
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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Review

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Review (PlayStation)

This castle is a creature of Chaos

April 8, 2015 - With countless Metroidvania games being released, it's a good time to revisit the origins of the genre. Symphony of the Night boldly took the Castlevania series in a new direction by incorporating exploration as the main gameplay mechanic in a similar fashion to the already established Metroid series. The result was one of the greatest video games ever crafted. As the 100th review on Video Chums, I invite you to join me in celebrating this brilliant example of gaming perfection in a modern review of a timeless classic.
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