NF Magazine's Scores

  • Games
For 582 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 27% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 79
Highest review score: 100 Super Mario Maker 2
Lowest review score: 20 Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 9 out of 582
582 game reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This has been a delight in a dark time in humanity's history. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 74]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    If you were a fan of the original Friends of Mineral Town titles, this is a great dose of nostalgia, with plenty of quality-of-life improvements over the original and a fresh new localization. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 73]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a good game, don't get me wrong, but boy, waiting for it to become great has been a job in itself! [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 72]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Having so many great, timeless classics all together and so easy to pick up and put down at a moment's notice is spectacular. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 70]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're looking for a return to the originals, you'll be disappointed – but only just. This is a worthy standalone title, and its story is great. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 68]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The overall evolution of the Pokémon gameplay experience has taken another step forward thanks to DLC. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 28]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Whether you like golf or not, What the Golf? is a hole-in-one. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 27]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Golf With Your Friends isn't quite top caliber, and it has a few flaws and glitches, but even at its most basic, it can be a fun and even relaxing time. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 27]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Tribute really managed to capture old-school level-based platforming in a bottle and put their own spin on it. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 26]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    In spite of its faults, there's a lot to love about Skelattack, and I'd definitely play a sequel. With more polish, this world would be worth revisiting. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 26]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A challenging but fun time, boosted by great replayability. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 25]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    With Nintendo still in-explicably hesitant about putting F-Zero games on the Switch, anyone looking to scratch their sci-fi racer itch could do worse than this. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 25]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Nightdive's doing great work bringing the past back into the present. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 24]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a joy to run back through this vintage adventure. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 24]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Honestly, CrossCode was not at the top of my most wanted list leading up to its launch in the eShop . . . but it probably should have been! [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 23]
    • NF Magazine
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best baseball game on Switch and one of the best sports games period. Super Mega Baseball 3 is truly a blast. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 21]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's just another microtransaction-dependent puzzle game. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 20]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Curse of the Moon 2 is a textbook sequel that provides more of what fans loved from before. [Issue #48 – September/October 2020, p. 18]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just like the Franken-console it first called home, this groundbreaking Nintendo-published, Platinum-developed game felt like an amalgamation of everything both storied studios did best. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 76]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This is leagues above the effort produced for the Secret of Mana remake. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 72]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you put in some time, activate Assist Mode and bring in a few friends to fill out a multiplayer team of up to four simultaneous employees, you can have a ton of fun playing Moving Out. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 69]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Outer Worlds is a must-play for fans of choice-driven sci-fi roleplaying games. That said, it's hard to recommend the Switch port. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 68]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    With fluid animations, strong vocal performances and a cultural variety that most contemporary games regrettably lack, Indivisible is most certainly worthy of our attention. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 66]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling shattered my skepticism through its amazing main characters, quirky NPCs, challenging battles and interesting locales, and I sincerely hope more players will give it a shot. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 26]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether you're a diehard fan of the genre or just like to dip your toe in on occasion, Sega Ages: Thunder Force AC is a worthy game to grab. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 25]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Until they decide to tackle virtual reality, this release is the best way to preserve and play a piece of arcade history. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 25]
    • NF Magazine
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There is a Sephiroth parody named Chefinoff, and that's enough to give it a pass in my book. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 24]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A fun little competitive romp, a unique part of the history of fighting games and a heartfelt love letter to SNK all in one. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 23]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    It may not be perfect, but if you're a fan of the source material, it's well worth the price of admission. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 23]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A very good, strong revival of a franchise that's gone for far too long without a new entry. [Issue #47 – July/August 2020, p. 22]
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