User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.01/10

Total of 131 user ratings spread across 131 releases

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  • Rating:9.6

    The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar

  • Review Score:6.5
    Like previous Ultima Online Expansions, this one won't bring new players into the world, unless you really like elves.

    Ultima Online: Mondain's Legacy

    Like previous Ultima Online Expansions, this one won't bring new players into the world, unless you really like elves.

    Mondain's Legacy provides a few key features which can be set into a couple categories. New PvE content, New social content, and New character content. PvE content expansions tend to all be the same. And this game i... Read Full Review

    9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8
    All in all, this is a solid game.

    Dune

    All in all, this is a solid game.

    Dune is a game based on the Frank Herbert novel of the same name. It's sequel, Dune II was a incredible success as heralded the arrival of the RTS. This game shares little in common with its successor besides its name. Y... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.2
    You were stuck with the game, and of course had to play it.

    Duck Hunt

    You were stuck with the game, and of course had to play it.

    Duck Hunt was one of those games that came with every NES when you bought it. You were stuck with the game, and of course had to play it. I would stay an inch from the screen and shoot the ducks with your gun that the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.2

    Duck Hunt

  • Review Score:8.2
    I would recommend you add this great game to your classic game collection.

    Double Dragon

    I would recommend you add this great game to your classic game collection.

    Double Dragon is a classic NES game which was immensly popular in its day... so much so that it lead to a series of sequals. There are two different modes in which you can play in Double Dragon. The first mode is call... Read Full Review

    7 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    Double Dragon

  • Review Score:7.8
    A fun variation on the original game.

    Donkey Kong Jr.

    A fun variation on the original game.

    At the beginning of this Mario has gotten his revenge against Donkey Kong in this sequel to the original classic, Donkey Kong. This time instead, Mario is the villain and has captured the big monkey and put him in a cage... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Donkey Kong Junior

  • Review Score:7.3
    A cartoon type RPG that is fairly entertaining

    Dink Smallwood

    A cartoon type RPG that is fairly entertaining

    Dink Smallwood is a fun "light" action-based RPG from originally released as shareware. Despite the almost nonexistent plot, Dink Smallwood features excellent isometric graphics, and fun physical puzzles and gameplay sim... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Highly recommended, especially to fans of Wizardry games.

    Albion

    Highly recommended, especially to fans of Wizardry games.

    Albion is a unde RPG from the makers of two Thalion hits Amberstar and Ambermoon, which became instant hits on the Amiga but unknown on the PC. The game shines with a richly detailed story, a huge and well-realized... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    Choplifter!

  • Review Score:8.2
    An absolute classic... a must have of old gamers.

    Choplifter!

    An absolute classic... a must have of old gamers.

    In the early years of personal computer gaming, Choplifter was a game that was must have among all of my friends. People would come over to play this game on my commodore with me. Hard to imagine now with only a few co... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Caesar II was an attempt to marry Civilization to Sim City.

    Caesar II

    Caesar II was an attempt to marry Civilization to Sim City.

    Caesar II is a strategy that just about gets most things right without impressing on any particular score. For a game that came out in 1996, the graphics are pleasing but nothing to write home about, the sounds are accur... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    This version of the 1983 game is unforunately not an improvement after 6 years of technological development.

    Bushido

    This version of the 1983 game is unforunately not an improvement after 6 years of technological development.

    It can be quite hard to review old games and not to be biased toward current graphics and sound capabilities. The original game which was released in 1983 was a very fun game, given the game technology they had to work ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.7

    Donkey Kong

  • Review Score:7.7
    The gameplay is very exciting with all the obstacles that you must avoid and I did find it to be enjoyable.

    Donkey Kong

    The gameplay is very exciting with all the obstacles that you must avoid and I did find it to be enjoyable.

    This wonderful game on the Atari 2600 gaming system is a standard rescue the damsel in distress from the villain type of game. I like how this game brings man and beast together, to create a very rememberable conflict. D... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    Dilbert's Desktop Games is a collection of games, some of which are great,... some of which are just horrible.

    Dilbert's Desktop Games

    Dilbert's Desktop Games is a collection of games, some of which are great,... some of which are just horrible.

    Dilberts desktop games (Dreamworks interactive, 1997) is just what the name says: A collection of simple desktop games starring Dilbert, Dogbert and friends. It contains 9 games/toys, which vary from entertaining to utte... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.4

    Contra

  • Review Score:8.4
    Contra is one of those games we all played way back when.. and for good reason.

    Contra

    Contra is one of those games we all played way back when.. and for good reason.

    This is a game right out of my childhood that I remember fondly. Contra is an action game all the way. The plot, if there really is one, is to kill everything that moves and battle your way to the last boss and end the a... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    Chrono Trigger

  • Review Score:9.4
    I thank the men and women at Squaresoft for making this game possible. It is an absolute masterpiece.

    Chrono Trigger

    I thank the men and women at Squaresoft for making this game possible. It is an absolute masterpiece.

    There's jut simply so much to say. I don't no where to begin. This is game is one of the best games I have ever played. It beats out almost everything else, including the Final Fantasy Series. I have never been much of... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    Cannon fodder is, in my opinion, one of the best 90's war games out there.

    Cannon Fodder

    Cannon fodder is, in my opinion, one of the best 90's war games out there.

    Cannon fodder is, in my opinion, one of the best 90's war games out there. It features a very unique mouse control, which actually works very well for blowing the heads off of your enemy. As the game starts you view all ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    Doom is a classic. Even if you      FPS, you may find yourself playing this game for hours.

    Doom

    Doom is a classic. Even if you FPS, you may find yourself playing this game for hours.

    Here's the game that revolutionized the way we play games now... and it's none other than DOOM Doom is a 2d video game with aspects of 3d realism giving it the player a 'look' in the eyes of the marine. The game looks... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.4

    Blades of Steel - The Supreme Hockey Challenge

  • Review Score:8.4
    If you want a piece of history, this is a good get if you can find a collector willing to sell.

    Blades of Steel

    If you want a piece of history, this is a good get if you can find a collector willing to sell.

    I always loved sports simulations as a child. I loved sports, and I loved video games. And Blades of Steel did a good job of bringing them together. And whereas previous hockey games were more like cartoon games, final... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.3
    A good game to put on everyone's list even the non-adventure playing fanatics.

    BioForge

    A good game to put on everyone's list even the non-adventure playing fanatics.

    Addictive, Suspense, Thrilling..... I can go on for hours (just about how long it took me to play the game). You start off waking up to a robot that just wants to put you to sleep again. Guess what! Fighting already. ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2
    Modern graphics may have moved on (although X-COM is by no means bad looking) but the gameplay is timeless. A true class

    X-COM: Terror From the Deep

    Modern graphics may have moved on (although X-COM is by no means bad looking) but the gameplay is timeless. A true class

    For me, the X-COM series were (and in many ways still are) the best strategy games ever made and in my opinion, from the Deep was the best of them all (although UFO Defence is very close). Before you read any f... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.3
    All in all, Archon Ultra is barnone THE best version of Archon ever made.

    Archon Ultra

    All in all, Archon Ultra is barnone THE best version of Archon ever made.

    First of all, since this game is near-impossible to find anymore, I'd like to issue a warning to anyone who might consider going through the grueling process of tracking it down: if you have Windows ME, Windows 2000, or ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    It is the kind of game for which you actually phisicaly duck in front of the screen to evade some alien who is trying to

    Alien Breed

    It is the kind of game for which you actually phisicaly duck in front of the screen to evade some alien who is trying to

    Alien Breed was a pretty good game which I played a lot together with my brother. The game has a decent two player mode too. It is the kind of game for which you actually phisicaly duck in front of the screen to evade ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3
    Ultima Online: Samurai Empire is a successful expansion to a game with a devoted player base.

    Ultima Online: Samurai Empire

    Ultima Online: Samurai Empire is a successful expansion to a game with a devoted player base.

    This latest expansion of the original ground breaking MMORPG, Ultima Online is a success on a number of levels. Expanding a game which already has a large player base is never easy. There are many who don't want any n... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.1

    Wheel of Fortune: Deluxe Edition

    Bringing a game show into a computer game is never an easy task. Wheel of Fortune Deluxe succds in some areas, but fails in others. The gameplay is self explanitory. There are not extra features in the game that one w... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    Bahamut Lagoon

    Bahamut Lagooon is one of my favorite SNES RPGs for a number of reasons. It is innovative in its gameplay, and the story line is great. Basically you are a dragon tamer and fighter who fights with an army of dragons ag... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.6

    3-D Tetris

    3D Tetris was appealing simply because of the concept. The idea of having yet another dimension to content with was attractive. Unfortunately the excecution of this concept was not as strong as I would have hoped for. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

    Age of Empires II is an exciting RTS that is so good on so many levels. The graphical system is beautiful, will very good attention to detail and smooth animation for all the elements, from game units to the environment... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Age of Wonders

    Age of Wonders is a surprising game that is rich in design and lots of fun to play. As a turn based game, players will find similarities with the Heroes of Might and Magic series. While controlling various units and ar... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Archon: The Light and the Dark

    Archon is an early chessboard style game with loads of strategy and tons of fun. While the graphics are limitted to the colors available on the C64 system, and while the AI is pretty terrible, this game is a lot of fun ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    Budokan: The Martial Spirit

    Touting full EGA graphics, Budokan is a classic fighting game that precedes games such as Street Fighter - and actually provides much more depth and fun than the modern equivalent. Gameplay: 8/10 In Budokan, the play... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    Age of Empires

    Age of Empires is a good quality RTS game that I found fairly entertaining. But in the end, the game did not provide any innovations or twists to the genre to make it stand out. Gameplay: 7/10 Like most games of its... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.6

    Age of Empires