Reader Reviews: Game On!

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Reader Reviews: Game On!

It's Thursday, which means it's time for another helping of fresh Reader Reviews! This week we highlight the talents of many of our Top 100 and Top 500 writers, as well as some honorable mentions and, as a cherry on top, reviews for those oh-so-popular games that are out now!

Top 100

From Dust: nutcrackr
8.0 - Great
"Charming strategy game where you use powers to battle natural disasters."
Enslaved - Odyssey to the West: PSFreak1
8.0 - Great
"The excellent storytelling, great acting and fantastic pacing elevate it above the ranks of your average adventure game."
Super Mario Galaxy 2: AK_the_Twilight
10 - Prime
"Nintendo has taken years of inventive platformer progression and made what could only be the Wii's defining moment."
Fable III: Cube_of_MooN
5.5 - Mediocre
"Fable 3, while an enchanting game, has too many problems to recommend as a full-priced title."
Uncharted 2 - Among Thieves: c_rake
8.5 - Great
"Vastly improving on its predecessor, Uncharted 2 delivers a rapturous good time, both online and off."
Impossible Creatures: Gelugon_baat
7.0 - Good
"This game had potential with its bizarre theme and titular gameplay, but it did not make much use of its uniqueness."
Sonic and the Secret Rings: JustPlainLucas
3.0 - Bad
"Some secrets are best kept to themselves."

Top 500

Donkey Kong: GeekyDad
8.5 - Great
"A Must-Buy Virtual Console Title."
Metroid - Zero Mission: gamefreak197
9.5 - Superb
"While it lasts, Metroid: Zero Mission is a superb update of a classic game."
Dead Space 2: Cunhao
9.0 - Superb
"Waking up into a new nightmare."
Serious Sam - Double D: bowlingotter
9.0 - Superb
"At a bargain, Serious Sam Double D reminds us that sometimes, all you need is lots of guns and lots of enemies."
Call of Duty 2: Bamul
8.0 - Great
"It almost feels like a remake of the first game, yet in truth, it's still an impressive sequel with plenty to offer!"
Mass Effect: Azghouls
9.5 - Superb
"Shepard, you are one of a kind."
Amnesia - The Dark Descent: akhorahill
8.0 - Great
"Amnesia is a terrifying game when you're progressing through the story but it's somewhat held back by its puzzles."
Bleach: Soul Resurreccion: TristanH12
8.0 - Great
"A fantastic first entry for the Bleach franchise on the PS3!"
Deus Ex: Human Revolution: TechnologoDoom
9.0 - Superb
"A worthy sequel, Human Revolution's world is immersive. More beautiful than technically good, it succeeds on spirit."

Honorable Mentions

Final Fantasy Fables - Chocobo's Dungeon: benleslie5
7.5 - Good
"It may be a Family-Friendly game and it's also a fan-service game for it's Final Fantasy fans."
Tales of Vesperia: AQWBlaZer91
9.0 - Superb
"The enhanced Battle mechanics and excellent pacing make Vesperia the finest and impressive tale in the series yet."
Crysis 2: xGlenn11x
9.0 - Superb
"EA crafts a successful sequel in Crysis 2, and has developed one of the more intense shooters on the market."
Fallout: New Vegas: CyberLips
9.0 - superb
"A great RPG that is guaranteed to have you playing for hours!"
Crysis 2: MaxFolten
9.0 - Superb
"Crysis 2 :D by (Max Folten)."
Picross 3D: Super-Poke-Bros
9.0 - Superb
"Picross 3D has clever, innovative, and overall excellent gameplay, but it also has some unappealing visuals."

Most Popular - Out Now

Dead Island: Coolinbny1
9.0 - Superb
"The trailer sparked off an incredible amount of hype, but does the game deliver?"
Dead Island: Lauryn2000
8.5 - Great
"Can't wait for AMC's Walking Dead?"
Dead Island: Shelledfade1
7.5 - Good
"It has its fair share of flaws, but… damn. What can I say, I've been waiting for a game like this forever."
Deus Ex - Human Revolution: Mogzsnet
9.0 - Superb
"The third installment of the Deus Ex cyberpunk series breaks a lot of new ground while remaining true to it's roots."
Resistance 3: Gamebit357
9.0 - Superb
"Bigger and Badder, Resistance 3 made everything that we've all wanted on the series."
Deus Ex - Human Revolution: Kuraime
8.5 - Great
"A proper Deus Ex game. With some annoying little things."
Deus Ex - Human Revolution: ShimmerMan
9.0 - Superb
"Possibly the best SCI-FI Cyberpunk RPG created."
Warhammer 40,000 - Space Marine : kingliono
9.0 - Superb
"I am impressed by this great shooter."
Driver: San Francisco: Rynir
6.0 - Fair
"Not too bad, but not nearly good enough."
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine: kilo666
8.0 - Great
"Fun blood bath although a bit shallow."

There you have 'em! This week's awesome Reader Reviews! Didn't get mentioned? That's OK! If you write an awesome review, be sure to send a PM to Synthia with the name of the game you reviewed along with a link to the review, and it just might end up here next week. Happy reading!

Written By

Community Producer for GameSpot. Fan of all things gaming, social butterfly, a lover of bacon, MTG, D20's and pie.

Discussion

9 comments
JustPlainLucas
JustPlainLucas

Oh god... the Sonic fanboys are going to kill me! :cry:

Bamul
Bamul

@Cunhao Thanks, same to you. ;)

Cunhao
Cunhao

First, congrats to everyone who were mentioned, specially: @Azghouls @Bamul @nutcrackr @TechnologoDoom =D

Asagea_888
Asagea_888

Some great reviews this week! Congratulations to everybody that got mentioned --- you worked hard and deserve it :) Speaking of which, I have to get back to writing reviews, too :lol:

benleslie5
benleslie5

Wow I get mentioned again for my review on Chocobo Dungeon

Fusionmix
Fusionmix

Nice. I feel motivated to start posting reviews here again.

AK_the_Twilight
AK_the_Twilight

This new "review Thursday" idea is awesome. Thursday is well worth looking forward to each week. Thanks for the mention too! :)