User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 366 user ratings spread across 366 releases
With a wide array of memorable music, adorable characters, and easy to pick up and play gameplay, Curtain Call strikes the perfect chord between accessibility and challenge in a genre where complexity and uneven difficu... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
“Because I could not stop for death, he kindly stopped for me.”The first line from a lyrical poem written by Emily Dickinson may sum up the final battle from the recently released Reaper of Souls expansion, ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Do you remember your first Final Fantasy? Perhaps you journeyed alongside the Warriors of Light as they quested to defeat Garland. You could have shared travels with Cecil and Kain. You might have saved Terra and her fr... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft presents a fresh spin on the card collecting genre. Developed by the gaming addiction experts at Blizzard, on the surface it appears to be a simple, yet underwhelming trading card game, a... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
The storied franchise has seen many evolutions through the years, from its humble beginnings in 2D pixelated glory, to its newest 3D incarnation on the Nintendo 3DS. Much about it has remained the same, however, from it... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Despite humans as little green men, Resogun soars higher than its expansive battlefield should allow.
The phrase, “Save The Last Humans,” echoes from the weighty Dualshock 4 as you start the game and serves as a reminder as you enter each new level. More than simply a quest, a mission, or a mantra, these sim... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The yearly spectacle known as Wrestlemania, once called the “Showcase of the Immortals” lives again in the annual series’ “30 Years of Wrestlemania” mode, replacing last year’s “... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
From its humble beginnings on the small screen, in true monochromatic style, the journey of the Pokemon series of games could be a mirror image of the journey of a Pokemon Trainer itself. It moved to a bigger stage with... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
A revamped loot mechanic, deeper immersion and a streamlined control scheme elevates the hellish PC version.
"And you nephalem, look what your kind has wrought!" These words, uttered at the penultimate act near the climax of the story may serve as an analogy to Blizzard's own souped up console version of the oft-criticized PC ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Just the right mix of charm and fun, Animal Crossing: New Leaf explores the lighter side of being a town mayor.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf is the latest in Nintendo's charming series that features plenty of bug collecting, fishing, diving and shopping in an attempt to build up your small hamlet of a town into a bustling center ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
You've conquered Outland, burned through the frozen wastes of Northrend, survived the world altering brought about in Cataclysm and now get set to explore a whole new world in the latest expansion for Blizzard's massiv... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
To boldly go where no one has gone before. Sadly this game fails to live up to the oft quoted Trek motto.
Star Trek: The Next Generation's remarkable popularity was in part due to its stellar cast, led by Patrick Stewart and LeVar Burton. The game tries to successfully recreate the feeling of being a part of the Next G... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Both engaging and engrossing, Tomb Raider shines brightest as a coming of age story wrapped in an adventure.
Lara Croft is back, but it isn't the Lara you grew up with. Tomb Raider takes adventuring to a whole new level of accessibility and action as you make your way through a mysterious island that's bursting with numerous... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Like a macabre portrait cast in shades of grey, Agent 47 uses the colors of black and red to paint a magnum opus.
Agent 47, the dual wielding, impeccably dressed anti hero from the previous Hitman games is back and has a new mission. You play as Agent 47, on the trail of a rather nasty gang of characters, who've kidnapped someone... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
In an increasingly over saturated genre, Guild Wars 2 manages to strike the right balance between accessibility and fun.
Since the days of EverQuest, persistent online worlds have become increasingly complex. Filled with thousands (even millions) of players, hundreds of quests, and more and more activities to keep these worlds populate... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Like a tarnished mirror, reflecting the series' storied past, Diablo 3 manages to feel new yet strangely familiar.
"The path to paradise begins in hell." The above quote from "Dante's Inferno" may fit the beginning of the Diablo franchise quite well. The franchise itself spans three games and fifteen years. The third act of Bl... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Welcome to Paradise City, a living, breathing city that's not unlike your own, probably. It has an impressive downtown section, an amphitheater, numerous parking garages, and of course, blistering fast automobiles burni... Read Full Review3 of 8 users found the following review helpful
With appealing graphics and accessible gameplay, Mass Effect is like a thriving planet amidst a sea of barren worlds.
The sky's the limit in Mass Effect, literally, as you command the finest crew in the alliance fleet, on a mission to take down a deadly officer who's suddenly gone rogue. Entire star systems are at your disposal as y... Read Full Review11 of 14 users found the following review helpful
This game, like a brightly colored pinata, waits for you to break it open and feast on the yummy candy within.
One look at the box and you may be put off by Viva Pinata's family friendly exterior, but dig a little deeper and you'll find an engrossing experience, worthy of anyone's time. In Viva Pinata, your ultimate goal is ... Read Full Review6 of 10 users found the following review helpful
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
Rich landscapes and rewarding gameplay combine to form one of the best Castlevania experiences in years.
Like fine wine, some villains are timeless. They may go down after a hard fought battle, but you know they'll be back, bigger and badder than ever. The Lord of Castlevania makes his return in Order of Ecclesia, and d... Read Full Review10 of 12 users found the following review helpful
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Like a fallen Jedi, there is potential here, but it's quickly overshadowed by mediocre gameplay and uninspired graphics.
Unless you've been living in a cave for the past few centuries, you know that Star Wars has taken over the big screen, small screen and gaming industry by storm, with a slew of movies and games. In what is the latest ... Read Full Review6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Join everyone's favorite family as they battle aliens and unlock new powers in an attempt to save Springfield.
On the air for twenty years and still going, The Simpsons have appeared in feature films, on beach towels, bed sheets, lunchboxes and quite a few videogames. Their latest outing puts you in control of everyone's favor... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Do you follow the tenants of the creed? Do you kill for vengeance or justice? There is only one way to find out.
Imagine you are back in the year 1191. It is the time of crusaders, templars, simple townsfolk and even simpler noblemen. You are a member of the assassin's guild, tasked with eliminating various templars, as well as... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
Back when Dragon Warrior IV hit shelves stateside, the new console on the block, the SNES had hit the ground running. Released in Oct of 1992, DWIV was undoubtedly overshadowed by many SNES heavy hitters that year, pa... Read Full Review15 of 17 users found the following review helpful
Its like being invited to tea by the Mad Hatter and then finding out he needs your help to save Wonderland.
Bethesda is no stranger to creating expansion packs with interesting quests and themes. In "Shivering Isles", you're introduced to the realm, which is ruled over by Sheogorath, the Daedric Prince of Madness. Its easy... Read Full Review7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Lego Star Wars is probably a lot more fun than actually playing with Legos, minus all of the messy cleanup.
When George Lucas first unveiled his Star Wars trilogy on the world in the late 70s, there was shock and awe. You had a modern western, where good guys wore black and bad guys wore white. Then Lucas unveiled his next t... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
The Castlevania franchise has spawned many titles over the years, and while "Symphony", is a remake of neither its first, nor its last adventure, it may very well be one of its finest, none the less. The story opens i... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader: Make the Grade
All the glitz and glamour of the television game show, without the magic and wonder! (like it had that, anyway).
Off the top of your head, do you know which ancient Roman emperor codified Roman Law? If not, you may not be smarter than a fifth grader, but you might be smart enough to steer clear of this game. "Are You Smarter ... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
You don't need to be a fighting game fanatic, or even have a soul, to appreciate all Soul Calibur IV has to offer.
Since Soul Calibur fought its way onto the gaming scene about a thousand years ago (1999), the series has garnered critical acclaim. Since then, it has evolved over the years, and featured a variety of guest stars, in... Read Full Review22 of 27 users found the following review helpful
Bright colors, unique characters, magic powers and addictive gameplay add up to a recipe for success in Peggle!
Picture this, if you will. You're minding your own business, staring at your own reflection in the head of the guy next to you in line, when, suddenly, you're shot into the air, and find yourself bouncing off bright... Read Full Review7 of 9 users found the following review helpful