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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Review – The Van Gogh of Pokemon?-

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX originally released in March 2020, so 1000 years ago. Before the world burnt down. It is…

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Persona 5 Strikers – First Impressions-

Persona 5 Strikers is a sequel to the impossibly popular Persona 5 from Atlus. This is a direct story sequel…

Spider-Man: Remastered Review – Just Keep Swinging-

Marvel's Spider-Man released on the PS4 to general applause in 2018. One of a rare selection of video games to…

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Project Triangle Strategy – Demo Impressions-

After nearly 6 decades, Nintendo finally had a new Nintendo Direct last week. One of the breakout stars was the…

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Review – Is That Godzilla?-

Super Mario 3D World is a port of a game that was released on the Wii U in 2013. This…

Little Nightmares 2 Review – Indie Watch-

Released on the 11th February for pretty much every platform you can think of, Little Nightmares 2 is the follow…

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A Short Hike – Indie Watch-

Today is another little Indie Watch for Seriously Average Gamers and this one is for A Short Hike. I tell…

Firewatch Is Five Years Old, and I Wish I Could Play It For The First Time.-

Firewatch, the walking simulator developed by Campo Santo, was five years old yesterday and I was reminded all over again…

Destruction AllStars Review- Is That All, Star?-

You'd be forgiven for having forgotten about Destruction AllStars prior to its release. It's marketing, aesthetic, character, and just general…

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Pokemon Gaia ROM Hack-

Today I’ll be talking about another Pokemon ROM hack, Pokemon Gaia.  After playing Pokemon Fool’s Gold, I found another hack…

The Medium Review – Where 2 Become 1-

The Medium is a psychological horror game from Bloober Team, released on 28th January 2021. It is actually the first…

Seriously Average Gamer’s Best Reviewed Games of 2020!-

2020 was truly a fantastic year for video games and, as we’re saying goodbye to the generation, it seems a…

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Bioshock – Into the Gem Vault-

Bioshock is an FPS horror game, released in 2007. It is a spiritual successor to the slightly older System Shock…

Hitman 3 Review – Assassination Perfected-

Hitman 3 is the final game in the “World of Assassination” trilogy, three of the eight Hitman games that IO…

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Doom Eternal Review – One Hell of a Sequel-

Doom Eternal is the direct followup to the 2016 hit reboot for Doom. Developed by id Software still and released…

Nintendo in 2020 Review – Animal Crossing Is Everywhere.-

Following my Xbox and PlayStation 2020 reviews, there's just one left! Nintendo, the ever existing gaming enigma, in 2020. Profiting…

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The Last Campfire Review – Indie Watch-

The Last Campfire was an Indie title developed by Hello Games, the company also behind No Man’s Sky! Released on…

PlayStation In 2020 Review – Quality Content, Quality Hardware-

To say that PlayStation had a good generation with the PS4 would be… well, understating the situation slightly. The PS4…

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Monster Hunter Rise Demo Impressions-

Monster Hunter Rise is the next entry into the much beloved Monster Hunter franchise. This is a Nintendo Switch exclusive…

Xbox in 2020 Review – Future Proofing-

To cut right to the chase, 2020 was a monumental year for Xbox. Both as a platform, and as an…

Gears 5 Hivebusters Review – The Gears You Love-

Gears 5 released in 2019 to fairly strong praise across the board, picking up its single player offering after the…

Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – A Game That Works.-

In amongst a fairly strong third party launch window for the next-gen consoles, one title has flown slightly under the…

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Cyberpunk 2077 Review – Was the long wait worth it?-

The day finally came, after all of the waiting, anticipation, and setbacks, Cyberpunk 2077 finally released. After nearly a decade…

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Dragon Quest 11 S on Xbox – Thoughts?-

It’s fair to say that with the release of Cyberpunk 2077 this article about Dragon Quest 11 isn’t as prevalent.…

Demon’s Souls Remake Review – Classic Makeover-

FromSoftware have made a roaring trade developing games deliberately designed to make your life as hard as possible. Famous for…

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Review – A True Hero’s Tale-

I’m going to basically rip this straight from my last article on this game. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the…

Sackboy: A Big Adventure Review – A Delightful Experience-

Sackboy: A Big Adventure is one of a handful of impressive launch titles for the PS5, and the ever classic…

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Xbox Series Controller Review-

With the launch of a new console generation comes some new controllers. After our Zack wrote about the DualSense for…

PS5 DuelSense Review – Best In Class-

After a generation with the DuelShock 4, one of my least favorite controllers ever, I was dubious of the DuelSense.…

A Week In – PS5 Review-

Following on from my Series X review on November 18th, it’s only fair that I give the PS5 the same…

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Review – The Best Spider-Man Game-

Spider-Man 2018 is somewhere in the top 50 best selling games of all time, having cleared 20 million copies earlier…

Yakuza: Like a Dragon – First Impressions-

Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the latest entry into the Yakuza series. Originally released in Japan in January 2020, it…

Astro’s Playroom Review – The Best Pack-In Game Ever-

Pack-in games have historically been used to show off and explain the newest features of a console and their peripherals.…

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Review – From Rags to Jarls-

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla is the latest entry in the AC series and released alongside the new Xbox Series X/S, on…

A Week In – Xbox Series X Review-

Last Tuesday I achieved something for the first time in my life. I was able to buy my own console,…

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Multiplayer Review in Progress-

Call of Duty has a long history with their multiplayer modes. From Zombies, to ordinary PvP, all the way to…

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Campaign Review-

Generally speaking, if you were to ask me, I quite like Call of Duty campaigns in general. They’re often clumsy…

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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla – First Impressions-

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla is the latest entry into the long running series and released alongside the new Xbox Series X/S,…

Destiny 2: Beyond Light – First Impressions-

It’s been an interesting couple of days for me. I had two days booked off work to try and get…

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – Demo Impressions-

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is the newest, upcoming, entry into the Zelda franchise. Unlike most of the other Zelda…

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Little Hope Review – Is there any Hope?-

Little Hope is the follow up to Man of Medan. It is also the second game in the Dark Pictures…

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Watch Dogs: Legion review – A Game that Struggles With Its Own Ideas-

Watch Dogs: Legion released worldwide on the 29th October. It’s the third entry into the franchise, following the lukewarm Watch…

Ranking Halo 3!-

Before I get stuck into ranking Halo 3, this article follows on directly from my Halo 2 and Combat Evolved…

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Pokemon Crown Tundra DLC Review-

The second of the Pokemon Sword and Shield DLCs has just been released, dubbed the Crown Tundra! Following from the…

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Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion – Into the Gem Vault-

Oblivion is the fourth Elder Scrolls entry and was released on the Xbox 360 and PS4 in 2006. It is…

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Super Mario Galaxy – Into the Gem Vault-

Today on Seriously Average Gamers I’m going to be talking about Super Mario Galaxy. Not the original that was released…

FIFA 21 Review – Good, But Still Disappointing-

Another year, another FIFA. It’s not obvious given my general gaming interests, but I’m an avid FIFA player, and have…

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Genshin Impact – BotW Knockoff or Something Special?-

A good day to you, anyone tuning in to Seriously Average Gamers! Today I’m going to be talking about one…

Star Wars: Squadrons Review – How Much Fight in This Dog?-

EA’s license to develop Star Wars videogames is one normally met by an uneasy combination of anticipation and readiness. Readiness…

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Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time – Or Is It?-

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is a 3D platformer, developed by Toys for Bob and published by Activision. It…

Indie Watch – Hades Review-

Hades. If you’re on Twitter, Reddit, forums, or in any other kind of games related conversation, you’ve probably heard of…

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Hot Take: Man of Medan is better than Until Dawn-

Welcome one and all to a NEW irregular series for SeriouslyAverageGamers - “Hot Take”. Where either Zack or I will…

Super Mario 64 – Kinda Remastered?-

As of writing this, the Super Mario 3D All Stars has been out for a day. I spent the whole…

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Wasteland 3 – Bit of a Buggy Mess-

Wasteland 3 is the most recent entry into the Wasteland series, it was released on all major platforms. It was…

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 – First Impression-

Today I’ll be talking about the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 remaster that just released. This is a…

Ranking Halo 2-

Before I start! In case you missed it, this article directly follows on from both my ranking of Halo: Combat…

Marvel’s Avengers Review In Progress – Should You Meet Your Heroes?-

Marvel’s Avengers launched around the world today (as far as I’m aware anyway, not sure on unlock times per region),…

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Into the Gem Vault-

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a first person, action RPG released in 2011. It’s a reboot of the original Deus…

Indie Watch – Spiritfarer Review-

I hate saying goodbye to people. From the simplest goodbyes like going home after the pub to the most drastic,…

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Inmost – Indie Watch-

Inmost is a little indie title that just released for the Nintendo Switch and PC. Originally released on Apple Arcade…

Ranking Halo: Combat Evolved-

Before I start, if you missed it I’ve ranked all the Halo games based on my memory of them. My…

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Mortal Shell Review: An Empty Shell or a Contender?-

Mortal Shell is a new Action RPG, developed by Cold Symmetry and published by Playstack. Mortal Shell is Cold Symmetry’s…

Zack’s Halo Rankings – The Campaigns-

Hey everyone and welcome to a series that I’ve been planning for a little while now! If you know me,…

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Tales of Berseria Review: Did it Devour My Time?-

Tales of Berseria is part of the long running Tales series, and was originally released in 2016. It is available…

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Psychonauts – Into the Gem Vault-

Psychonauts is an action-adventure game released in 2005, for the Xbox, PC, and Playstation 2. It has garnered quite a…

Marvel’s Avengers – Not The Game You Wanted-

Marvel’s Avengers is one of the biggest 2020 game releases. There’s no denying it, to the best of my knowledge…

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Carrion – Indie Watch-

Carrion was developed by Phobia Game Studio, a studio from Poland. Published by Devolver Digital on all major consoles, the…

Fall Guys Review – Indie Watch-

Fall Guys is an internet sensation. Much like Goat Simulator, Firewatch, and Dead Cells before it, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout…

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Pokemon Fool’s Gold ROM Hack-

Welcome back to Seriously Average Gamers, or greetings if you’re new! Today I’ll be talking about something a little different…

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review: I Am Afraid of Those Ghosts-

Luigi’s Mansion 3 is the latest release in the series. It was released on Halloween 2019 exclusively for the Nintendo…

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Honey, I shrunk the “Ark” – Grounded Preview Impressions-

Grounded is a new “micro” survival game released by Obsidian Entertainment. It is currently a Game Preview, with simultaneous releases…

Disco Elysium Review – A Top Tier RPG-

If you haven’t heard of Disco Elysium, I actually wouldn’t blame you. An indie RPG that’s developed and published by…

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Dragon Age – Into the Gem Vault-

Dragon Age is a series of fantasy RPG games developed by Bioware. There are 3 games in the series: Dragon…

Ghost of Tsushima – A Beautifully Dead World-

Ghost of Tsushima launched around the world on the 17th of July…. wait… this sounds familiar. Oh yeah! I reviewed…

Ghost of Tsushima Review – Fun, But Flawed-

Ghost of Tsushima launched around the world on the 17th July. Following the successful, but discourse-ridden release of The Last…

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Paper Mario: The Origami King Review – Does It Fall Flat?-

Paper Mario: The Origami King is the latest release in the Paper Mario franchise. Released exclusively on the Nintendo Switch…

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Code Vein Review: Just Anime Souls?-

Code Vein is absolutely Anime Souls. There is no other way to describe it, it’s a Souls-Like in an Anime…

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Mortal Shell: Beta-pressions-

Mortal Shell is an upcoming indie Souls-like. If you’ve read pretty much anything that I have posted anywhere on this…

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Doom 2016 Review: One Hell of a time!-

Doom 2016 is the series reboot, with the last original entry into the series being in 2004/2005 with Doom 3.…

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Dark Souls 3 Review: How Dank Are These Souls?-

Dark Souls 3 is the culmination of the Souls series for From Software. It saw the return of Hidetaka Miyazaki…

Halo: Combat Evolved – Into The Gem Vault-

Welcome back to our irregular series, this time covering Halo: Combat Evolved, "Into The Gem Vault". If you haven’t read…

Huntdown Review – Indie Watch-

This is Indie Watch, where we review indie titles that you’ve heard of, haven’t heard of, or that are so…

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Dark Souls – Into the Gem Vault-

Ah Dark Souls. It was the start of something profound. Well, not the start, technically Demon Souls was. Dark Souls…

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Persona 4 Golden PC Review: Does it Still Shine?-

Persona 4 Golden is the updated version of the original Persona 4, released on the PlayStation 2 in 2008. It…

Skelattack Review – Indie Watch-

This is Indie Watch, a series where we pick and choose various indie titles to play and review, and inevitably…

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Pokemon Isle of Armor DLC Review-

Pokemon Sword and Shield have just released their first piece of DLC, the Isle of Armor. This is a departure…

The Last of Us Part 2 Review – An Uncomfortable Masterpiece-

This is my review of The Last of Us Part 2, the much anticipated sequel to the adored PlayStation exclusive,…

Among Trees Review – Indie Watch-

I wanted to do an Among Trees review as soon as our other writer Kyle told me to look at…

The Last of Us – Into The Gem Vault-

If you play video games, there’s a strong chance that you’ve either played The Last of Us, watched someone play…

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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Review-

This is my follow up to my Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition first impression, my full review. For this Xenoblade Chronicles…

Overwatch Review 2020 – Best in the Business.-

Welcome the SeriouslyAverageGamer's Overwatch Review! Overwatch released in 2016 as Blizzard’s first foray into the FPS space. It brought with…

Valorant Review – The New King?-

Valorant is a competitive, 5v5, short kill time FPS. Currently exclusive to PC, it’s free to download and play, with…

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The Outer Worlds Review: is it Outer this World?-

The Outer Worlds is a shooter RPG set in space. Developed by Obsidian Entertainment, now an Xbox Game Studio, known…

Mass Effect: Andromeda – A Look Back-

Intro Mass Effect: Andromeda is the fourth entry into the much adored franchise, and the start of a new story,…

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Dead Space – Into The Gem Vault-

Dead Space is a survival horror game developed by Visceral Games in 2008. The best way to describe Dead Space…

Minecraft Dungeons Review – A Great Spin-off That Could’ve Been More-

Welcome to SeriouslyAverageGamer's review of Minecraft Dungeons! Minecraft has been a phenomenally popular title ever since it’s conception in 2009…

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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition: First Impression-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfjVIQug6_E Confession time! I’ve never played Xenoblade Chronicles before, I’ve never played any Xenoblade game. The only reason I know…

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Bloodborne Review: is it dark enough?-

Bloodborne is a PS4 exclusive by FromSoftware, the architects behind the Dark Souls series, and 2019 GOTY winner Sekiro. It…

The Portal Series – Into The Gem Vault-

Welcome to the second entry in our irregular series, Into The Gem Vault, this time covering the Portal series! With…

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review-

The Witcher 3, released by CD Projekt RED, is a third person action RPG. Set in a fantasy world, which…