User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.14/10

Total of 223 user reviews spread across 223 releases

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  • User Rating:9
    It took all the strengths of AC2 and add a few more features to set this game apart from its sister game.

    Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

    It took all the strengths of AC2 and add a few more features to set this game apart from its sister game.

    To do a follow-up adventure for Assassin's Creed will be nothing more than a challenging task as Assassin's Creed 2 was one of the finest games I have ever played for this decade. It has everything that any gamers could ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    It’s the little things that count…

    Section 8

    It’s the little things that count…

    Section 8 is an odd piece of game – the opening cut scene shows eminences of Quake 2; the jet packs of Tribes 2 (less the ‘skiing’); the crunching sounds and general feel of Unreal Tournament 2004, the ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    I regret nothing.

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning - Teeth of Naros

    I regret nothing.

    I have played many DLCs in the past and sadly the majority of them felt like left over scraps – stuff where the vermin are the only ones who would enjoy them. Void of any real storyline or simply additions to the m... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A game that truly lives for its title, only your nerves and forward planning will dictate your expiry date.

    Crossfire (1983)

    A game that truly lives for its title, only your nerves and forward planning will dictate your expiry date.

    When you thought that we have seen every version of shoot-em up games possible, along comes another that adds a little twist to that genre. Crossfire is one of them as the title suggests, you will be in a crossfire as it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Once thing is for certain, Tomb Raider III is the hardest of the three by a mile.

    Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft

    Once thing is for certain, Tomb Raider III is the hardest of the three by a mile.

    Way back when, there was this demo disc called Station Magazine Demo – Disc One and on this, you get to see virtual Lara. Looking at it now she wiggles like a fish however back then, it was pretty damn cool as she ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1
    It's busted beyond repair.

    Into the Dark

    It's busted beyond repair.

    There comes a time where you need to take warning about low budget games. Granted that some are absolute winners yet some are just downright rotten to the core. Those types of games makes you wonder how on earth it past... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    A non-imaginary title spells a non-imaginary game and if the manual doesn't help, what hope do you have?

    Armed Forces Corp.

    A non-imaginary title spells a non-imaginary game and if the manual doesn't help, what hope do you have?

    When you have a title called ‘Armed Forces Corps’, it's frankly not imaginative by a long shot. It's like stating I'm playing a game called ‘Soldier’ or ‘Guy’. Nevertheless, I consulte... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:3
    At least it lived up to its title as it’s got nothing to do with French people or mysteries of any sorts.

    Code of Honor 2: Conspiracy Island

    At least it lived up to its title as it’s got nothing to do with French people or mysteries of any sorts.

    Code of Honour 2: Conspiracy Island – what does that tells you? An island full of mysteries and intrigue? Well that's a total conspiracy in itself as this game has absolutely nothing to do with conspiracy as it pla... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    If it maintain that ominous feeling, it would be a sinister game indeed.

    Operation Thunderstorm

    If it maintain that ominous feeling, it would be a sinister game indeed.

    Publishers and developers City Interactive has its fair share of hits and misses. Actually more misses than hits as rightfully so, they never advertised as being a AAA developer. However there are bound to strike gold on... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Good things happen to those who wait.

    Gothic

    Good things happen to those who wait.

    If I fully describe the first thirty minutes of my adventures in Gothic, I feel most gamers will simply give up. Let me summarise it for you – I start out in a mining colony, gets belted up by some thugs only to be... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    If you are planning just doing the main quest, you are giving this DLC a disservice.

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning - The Legend of Dead Kel

    If you are planning just doing the main quest, you are giving this DLC a disservice.

    When the Legend of Dead Kel was first announced as a DLC for The Kingdoms of Amalur, admittedly I groaned a little. You know, zombies, pirates and then some zombie pirates. However, even though it had these elements, Dea... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Whilst graphically inferior to its arcade cousin, the gameplay still has the same intensity.

    Spy Hunter

    Whilst graphically inferior to its arcade cousin, the gameplay still has the same intensity.

    Undoubtedly Spy Hunter was a huge success in the arcades back in 1983. Has a James Bond type of feel where you drive a pretty impressive car in top down view, armed with the default machine guns at the front of the car, ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    If it wasn’t for the career objectives, I probably enter this game into an early retirement.

    Euro Truck Simulator (Gold)

    If it wasn’t for the career objectives, I probably enter this game into an early retirement.

    SCS Software specialised in making truck simulations from its humble beginnings back in 1997 with Hard Truck. From then on in, it concentrated on the American theater with its successful 18 Wheels of Steel series. This g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    *** This review only covers the additional features of Thief and not the original game itself ***

    Thief Gold

    *** This review only covers the additional features of Thief and not the original game itself ***

    Probably unbeknownst by developers Looking Glass, Thief was a great success considering the innovative features it presented itself – well not exactly innovative however features that was in a workable state. Howe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    This game is not for everyone however if you don’t give it a chance, you’ll never experience a masterpiece in motion.

    Thief: The Dark Project

    This game is not for everyone however if you don’t give it a chance, you’ll never experience a masterpiece in motion.

    One of the realities of life is that it's full of risks. Every decision you make has an element of risk as nothing is 100% risk proof – whether it's the decision you make to buy an item or simply walking down to me... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    Damnation is a product released way too late to capitalise its strongest features.

    Damnation

    Damnation is a product released way too late to capitalise its strongest features.

    Gameplay: 4 (cool parkour style however other games does this a lot better / crappy storyline)Graphics: 8 (beautiful vistas however the building structures doesn’t make sense)Sounds: 4 (poor voice acting / boring m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    With a bit more spit and polish, this game could surely kick some serious ass.

    Restricted Area

    With a bit more spit and polish, this game could surely kick some serious ass.

    Before the release of Restricted Area, it was a game of many promises (then again, what game didn't). It promised a powerful game engine, advanced AI, advanced combat system, complex role playing system, dynamic dialogue... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    With a bit more spit and polish, this game could surely kick some serious ass.

    Restricted Area

    With a bit more spit and polish, this game could surely kick some serious ass.

    Before the release of Restricted Area, it was a game of many promises (then again, what game isn't). It promised a powerful game engine, advanced AI, advanced combat system, complex role playing system, dynamic dialogues... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    If you are new to the trading / space sim genre and want a taste for it, this is the game to play.

    Galaxy On Fire 2 Full HD

    If you are new to the trading / space sim genre and want a taste for it, this is the game to play.

    Gameplay: 8 (easy to learn / decent controls / great selection of ships / storyline is a joke though) Graphics: 9 (lives up to its HD title considering the budget to make it / font size needs readjusting) Sounds: 7 (de... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Welcome to the dawning of a new world.

    Syndicate

    Welcome to the dawning of a new world.

    Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 10 Sounds: 8 Value: 8 Tilt: 9 It's seems like the life of a syndicate warlord is pretty tough in the year 2096. Gone are the governments (as they have little control of any human affairs) and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Still maintains the flavour of FEAR. That is intense combat infused with spooky events with a few more gadgets/critters

    F.E.A.R. Extraction Point

    Still maintains the flavour of FEAR. That is intense combat infused with spooky events with a few more gadgets/critters

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 8 Value: 6 Tilt: 7 Total score: 7.3 When FEAR burst into the FPS scene, the vast population was totally amazed by its John Wo's combat style, slow-mo action, clever AI and naturall... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Only GSC Game World can make the world's worst man made disaster into a magical place of discovery.

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

    Only GSC Game World can make the world's worst man made disaster into a magical place of discovery.

    * Note - the review is based on the game Stalker + the Stalker Complete Mod 2009 - why I included this is because the mod is free to download. Gameplay: 9 (with the Stalker Complete mod it basically cleaned up all the... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    The treasure that slipped out of their hands however could have been avoided if they are just a little more careful.

    The Elder Scrolls: Arena

    The treasure that slipped out of their hands however could have been avoided if they are just a little more careful.

    Gameplay: 5 (lots to offer however not implemented well enough / storyline weak / game breaking bugs) Graphics: 9 (quite pleasant to look at / love that day, night, sunrise, sunset effects) Sounds: 5 (musical scores ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A cleverly designed game filled with hidden choices however could ease down the wall of text though.

    Richard & Alice

    A cleverly designed game filled with hidden choices however could ease down the wall of text though.

    I maybe a depressing person as I listen to bleak music, watching bleak shows and wearing at times, bleak clothes. The reality though is my outlook is quite positive considering however I'm not sure why I am attracted to ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    An adventure game starring the female version of MacGyver.

    Lost In Time

    An adventure game starring the female version of MacGyver.

    Gameplay: 8 (solid all-round / storyline reasonable however extremely cheesy ending) Graphics: 9 (impressive however it's odd how they use photo realistic backdrops in some areas and drawings in another – it's not bad h... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    There wasn't a game in 1984 that can truly match the quality and pace of Spy Vs Spy.

    Spy vs. Spy

    There wasn't a game in 1984 that can truly match the quality and pace of Spy Vs Spy.

    Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 8 Value: 9 Tilt: 10 Actual score: 9.1 Note: This review is based on the Atari XL series and not the C64. Naturally in GS, the Atari version has no cover art and everyone loves cove... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.5
    If a game has a spelling mistake in its title, you know it's the beginning of the end.

    The Pharaoh's Curse

    If a game has a spelling mistake in its title, you know it's the beginning of the end.

    Gameplay: 3 Graphics: 4 Sounds: 2 Value: 4 Tilt: 1 Actual score: 2.6 I'm going to cut straight to the chase here – Pharaoh's Curse is nothing more than a debacle mess of a game, if you can call it a game as games... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.5
    This game should be given away for free with a no refund policy.

    Navy SEALs: Weapons of Mass Destruction

    This game should be given away for free with a no refund policy.

    Gameplay: 2 Graphics: 2 Sounds: 2 Value: 4 Tilt: 2 Considering I was a student in Philosophy and Sociology, I remember a debate that if a person is surrounded (or socialised) with 'fools' would the person 'subcons... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    UT2004 is not just another multiplayer FPS, it's the ultimate FPS experience.

    Unreal Tournament 2004 (DVD Version)

    UT2004 is not just another multiplayer FPS, it's the ultimate FPS experience.

    Gameplay 9 Graphics 9 Sounds 9 Value 10 Tilt 10 The Good * The massive choices of gaming styles * Gaming Optimisation * Well developed characters The Bad * A little intimidating for newer players when jumpi... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Rod Hero, the hero of H.E.R.O. brings back heroism to gaming…so much heroism indeed.

    H.E.R.O.

    Rod Hero, the hero of H.E.R.O. brings back heroism to gaming…so much heroism indeed.

    At one stage or another, you will come across a hero as after all, heroes come in assortment of shapes and sizes. Some are wanna be heroes and some are truly heroes however I guess they are all heroes nevertheless. Yet t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Guild Wars is not a true MMO in its purest sense, however it's a game built for the player in mind.

    Guild Wars Special Edition

    Guild Wars is not a true MMO in its purest sense, however it's a game built for the player in mind.

    Arguably Ultima Online set the tone for the 'massively multiplayer online' experience – or better known as MMO. You know, getting many players online with an ever changing world where the players can dictate the directio... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    So we have a city called Setarrif - let's do something with it...anything.

    Arcania: Fall of Setarrif

    So we have a city called Setarrif - let's do something with it...anything.

    After a long hiatus, Arcania: Fall of Setarrif finally arrived back in late 2011 as it was originally announced to be released during mid-2010, and then postponed indefinitely around March 2011. Obviously it's an expansi... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    It doesn't rely on flashy cut scenes but heavily on storytelling.

    Avernum: Escape From the Pit

    It doesn't rely on flashy cut scenes but heavily on storytelling.

    Gameplay: 8 (true open world goodness / interface can be clunky at times) Graphics: 4 (not its strongest points however it does serve its purpose, barely) Sounds: 3 (the weakest point of the game however being an indie... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    They should of stick to platforming (similar to Altair's Chronicles) then trying to incorporate 'freeroaming' style.

    Assassin's Creed II: Discovery

    They should of stick to platforming (similar to Altair's Chronicles) then trying to incorporate 'freeroaming' style.

    Gameplay: 4 (storyline slightly confusing / seems to confuse timed platform jumping with exploration) Graphics: 7 (pretty slick for a DS however sometimes the frame rates crashes) Sounds: 8 (voice acting was a welcomin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A decent addition considering some alterations are needed to suit the PSP's limited capabilities.

    Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

    A decent addition considering some alterations are needed to suit the PSP's limited capabilities.

    Altair / Assassin's Creed – two synonymous names for the Assassin's Creed saga back in 2008. The PC / consoles got it, the DS got their version (Altair Chronicles in case you didn't know it) and now it's the PSP turn to ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Whilst the campaign is a little on the weak side, the perks that comes with it made it up tenfold.

    Fallout 3: Broken Steel

    Whilst the campaign is a little on the weak side, the perks that comes with it made it up tenfold.

    It would be difficult task to explain the plot of Broken Steel without entering the world of spoilers as it's literally a direct follow up to Fallout 3. Yet it seems that whatever ending you wind up getting has little im... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A great expansion with a new area to explore filled with activities (which was lacking in the previous DLCs).

    Fallout 3: Point Lookout

    A great expansion with a new area to explore filled with activities (which was lacking in the previous DLCs).

    After all the DLCs I have played for Fallout 3, one of my major criticisms was that even though there's plenty to see, the locals felt empty in some way. Running on that thought when booting up Point Lookout, I was pleas... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    The prequel's journey has a lacklustre storyline, messed up puzzles and events that makes Altair looking clumsy.

    Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles

    The prequel's journey has a lacklustre storyline, messed up puzzles and events that makes Altair looking clumsy.

    Gameplay: 5 (old style platform jumping yet sword fights brings a good diversion / mini games felt like a afterthought) Graphics: 7 (visually serves its purpose) Sounds: 7 (nice musical scores / love that cracking soun... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Whilst it opens up a new area in Florence, the area is somewhat void of activities.

    Assassin's Creed II: Bonfire of the Vanities

    Whilst it opens up a new area in Florence, the area is somewhat void of activities.

    After a disappointing first DLC the Battle of Forli, naturally I was a bit dubious about Assassin's Creed 2 second DLC Bonfire of the Vanities. Yet I'm not saying that Battle of Forli was a boring DLC as actually it was ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Well, if it isn't my arch nemesis, the pilot boat comes back with its own DLC, the 'Harbour Pilot'.

    Ship Simulator Extremes: Harbor Pilot

    Well, if it isn't my arch nemesis, the pilot boat comes back with its own DLC, the 'Harbour Pilot'.

    To those who don't know the 'backstory' to this, Pilot Boats during the core game 'Ship Simulator Extremes' caused me grief in many ways, and the major one is refusing to dock alongside my boat to transfer the pilot aboa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful