User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 6.92/10

Total of 78 user reviews spread across 78 releases

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  • User Rating 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

    Rated on October 28, 2005 by AtreusGS

    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 sa...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8
    All in all, this is a solid game.

    Dune

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2
    You were stuck with the game, and of course had to play it.

    Duck Hunt

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 wit...

    1 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2
    I would recommend you add this great game to your classic game collection.

    Double Dragon

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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. Th...

    7 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8
    A fun variation on the original game.

    Donkey Kong Jr.

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 a...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3
    A cartoon type RPG that is fairly entertaining

    Dink Smallwood

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 puzz...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Highly recommended, especially to fans of Wizardry games.

    Albion

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 hu...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2
    An absolute classic... a must have of old gamers.

    Choplifter!

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 no...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Caesar II was an attempt to marry Civilization to Sim City.

    Caesar II

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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, ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    This version of the 1983 game is unforunately not an improvement after 6 years of technological development.

    Bushido

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 technolo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 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

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 reme...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 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

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4
    Contra is one of those games we all played way back when.. and for good reason.

    Contra

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 las...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4
    I thank the men and women at Squaresoft for making this game possible. It is an absolute masterpiece.

    Chrono Trigger

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 hav...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4
    Cannon fodder is, in my opinion, one of the best 90's war games out there.

    Cannon Fodder

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4
    Doom is a classic. Even if you      FPS, you may find yourself playing this game for hours.

    Doom

    Rated on December 01, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ma...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 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

    Rated on November 30, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3
    A good game to put on everyone's list even the non-adventure playing fanatics.

    BioForge

    Rated on November 30, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 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

    Rated on November 30, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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). B...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3
    All in all, Archon Ultra is barnone THE best version of Archon ever made.

    Archon Ultra

    Rated on November 30, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 M...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 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

    Rated on November 30, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3
    Ultima Online: Samurai Empire is a successful expansion to a game with a devoted player base.

    Ultima Online: Samurai Empire

    Rated on November 03, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.1

    Wheel of Fortune: Deluxe Edition

    Rated on August 14, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Bahamut Lagoon

    Rated on August 14, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 a...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.6

    3-D Tetris

    Rated on August 14, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 wo...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

    Rated on August 14, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 unit...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Age of Wonders

    Rated on July 24, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Archon: The Light and the Dark

    Rated on July 24, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 g...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Budokan: The Martial Spirit

    Rated on July 23, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.6

    Age of Empires

    Rated on July 23, 2004 by AtreusGS

    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 Li...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.1

    Lagoon

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    Lagoon is an adventure/rpg that is very generic in style. Yet plenty of fun overall. Playing a character named Nasir, you set out to investigate what's going wrong with the waters that have become mud...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Ganbare Goemon: Yukihime Kyuushutsu Emaki

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    The Legend of the Mystical Ninja is one of those games that very few people played, and missed out on a good one. You play the role of Goemon Gameplay: 8/10 This is a typical platform style game ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.1

    Tecmo Super Baseball

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    Tecmo Super Baseball was a game I picked up because of how much I enjoyed the football games of the same title. This baseball game, however, is not near the caliber as the football games, though it is...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.1

    Arabian Dream Scheherazade

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    The Magic of Scheherazade is an atypical RPG that is addicting and interesting despite its learning curve for some gamers (I have heard it said that it took some people a while to get used to the game...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.1

    Utopia

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    Utopia for SNES is a strategy game in the same genre of the Sim games, especially Sim City. The major difference is that this game takes place in space. You lead a colony that is establishing itself o...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.9

    ESPN Sunday Night NFL

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    ESPN NFL Sunday is a game that has some major positives, but with enough negatives to make it an average football game. Some of these fall under the categories below. A few that don't... Major plus th...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    X-Men Mutant Apocalypse is a very fun platformer in which you have to play every 'good guy' mutant, completing their missions before you can beat the game. The basic story line is that there are mutan...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.3

    James Bond Jr.

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    James Bond Jr. is an action backed side scrolling game that keeps you on your toes. This game is not for action game amatuers as the game is actually quite difficult. You set out to stop the evil men ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.2

    Doom

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    The SNES port of the pc game DOOM is a failure. There are a number of reasons for this. The game concept, of course, is great. The PC game was a huge hit and because of the ability to have numerous in...

    1 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.7

    Dragon's Magic

    Rated on July 15, 2004 by AtreusGS

    Dragon's Lair is an arcade port that should not have found it's way to SNES. The epic arcade game is turned into a problematic action game that has too many quirks to be quite as good as the original....

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.