Number of publications: 82
Giancarlo grew up playing video games and finally started writing about them on a blog after college. He soon began to write for small gaming websites as a hobby and then as a freelance writer for sites like 1UP, GamesRadar, MacLife, and TechRadar. Giancarlo also was an editor for Blast Magazine, an online gaming magazine based in Boston where he covered various video game topics from the city's indie scene to E3 and PAX. Now he writes reviews and occasional previews for Gamepressure covering a broad range of genres from puzzle games to JRPGs to open-world adventures. His favorite series include Pokémon, Assassin's Creed, and The Legend of Zelda, but he also has a soft spot for fighting and music games like Super Smash Bros and Rock Band. When not playing Overwatch after a long day at work, he enjoys spending time working out, meal prepping, and discovering new international films and TV shows.
Return to Monkey Island Review: A Well Kept Secret
26 September 2022
Decades after the first two main series games, Dan Gilbert’s Monkey Island returns in a nostalgic sequel with familiar faces and a fresh look.
Soulstice Review: Grim Tales
20 September 2022
Combo-centric in design, Soulstice may feel familiar to the touch, but does this gothic title have what it takes to hold your attention until the end?
Splatoon 3 Review: Globs of Fun
14 September 2022
The third entry in the series, Splatoon 3 offers a distinctive multiplayer experience that makes it stand out from other shooters. But, is this version more of the same?
The Last of Us Part 1 Review: An Amazing Expense
05 September 2022
Joel and Ellie are back in another The Last of Us entry but this time it’s the same game from 2013 remade from the ground up. Is the Remake worth the price considering not much has changed?
Saints Row Review: A Safe Reboot
22 August 2022
Saints Row is the latest franchise to get the reboot treatment, but will a tamer installment still give you the fun you remember?
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review: A Monumental Adventure
17 August 2022
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 brings you more emotions, more conflict, and a combat system that blends everything its past installments introduced for an even more customizable experience. This is a JRPG you do not want to miss.
Cult of the Lamb Review: Cult of Personality
10 August 2022
Go on roguelike missions but then go home and manage a cult in Cult of the Lamb, a dark and adorable game that is sure to delight you.
Saints Row Preview: Keeping it Strange and Familiar
21 July 2022
A reboot of the series, Saints Row graces us with its presence next month. After spending 4 hours with the game, I have high hopes the game will impress everyone with its new story and characters but will feel familiar to fans of the series.
As Dusk Falls Review: Must Play TV
20 July 2022
Ever play a video game that makes you feel like you are watching a movie or a television show? As Dusk Falls blends the best of both worlds and gives you plenty to think about.
Stray Review: A Purr-fect Adventure
18 July 2022
You wouldn’t think a little cat holds the key to saving humanity, but this dystopian adventure will make you think otherwise. Find out why Stray is one game you don’t want to miss.
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Review - More Than Just Mashing Buttons
28 June 2022
Featuring some familiar faces, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes blends two genres together to give you a game that is a blast to play. Read our review.
TMNT Shredder's Revenge Review: A Tubular Throwback
17 June 2022
A reimagining of the classic Turtles games from decades ago, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Revenge has a lot to offer to fans and those wanting a fun, colorful arcade experience with lots of personality.
Mario Strikers Battle League Review: Worth A Shot
15 June 2022
15 years after the release of Mario Strikers Charged, a new entry, Mario Strikers Battle League, makes it ways to Switch to offer fans more of a zany Mario-esque soccer game.
The Quarry Review: Camp of Consequences
13 June 2022
Camps are known to be dangerous at night in most horror films. How does Camp Hackett stand up to that trope in The Quarry?
Vampire Swansong Review: Choose wisely
06 June 2022
Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong isn't ideal. But after a rather rough and overwhelming start the mystery wins you over. Here's our review.
Sniper Elite 5 Review: Sharp Shooter
25 May 2022
Sniper Elite 5 takes Karl Fairburne to the French countryside to thwart some Nazi plans once more. Gameplay improvements and new features make this installment feel familiar but still just as fun.
Dolmen Review: Dead Space
23 May 2022
Dolmen is years in the making and should feel like Dead Space mixed with Dark Souls. But do some design and technical issues make it feel more dead than deadly?
Nintendo Switch Sports Review: Back in Motion
04 May 2022
Back in 2006, Wii Sports had us flailing our arms at the TV screen alongside our family members. Nintendo Switch Sports now hopes to introduce new families to the sport of arm-flailing.
Our Top 15 Games of PAX East 2022
27 April 2022
We were at PAX East and played a lot of great upcoming games. Here are the best games from PAX East. RPG, shooters, indie games – all you want and all you need.
Soulslike Games That Dominated PAX East 2022
26 April 2022
I was at PAX East 2022 and played a ton of games. Many of them were soulslike. Here are the most interesting of them.