User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 6.97/10

Total of 345 user ratings spread across 339 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
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  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  7. 4
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rating:7.5

    Galaxy On Fire 2 Full HD

  • 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

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • 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
  • Rating:9.5

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rating:9

    Spy vs. Spy

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rating:10

    Unreal Tournament 2004

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rating:9.5

    Guild Wars

  • 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
  • Rating:8

    Avernum: Escape From the Pit

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rating:5

    Assassin's Creed

  • 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
  • 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
  • Rating:7.5
    Whilst feeling quite empty (i.e. lack of quests), the ending definitely was worth the trip.

    Fallout 3: The Pitt

    Whilst feeling quite empty (i.e. lack of quests), the ending definitely was worth the trip.

    Raiders – you bound to come across them very early on in Fallout 3 as they wander around the wasteland, looking to add more to their 'trade'. Of course, it's 'big business' and actually there's one settlement that's been... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5
    Keeping in mind it's just a run-of-the-mill shooter (with some grievances along the way).

    Chernobyl Terrorist Attack

    Keeping in mind it's just a run-of-the-mill shooter (with some grievances along the way).

    Gameplay: 5 Graphics: 6 Sounds: 4 Value: 4 Tilt: 7 Actual score 5.7 There are times that I'm in a mood for a quick fix – nothing too complicate; just shoot and kill stuff and move on to the next objective, which ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    Chernobyl Terrorist Attack

  • Rating:5
    This DLC unfortunately doesn't add any new features to Assassin Creed 2 other than some sweet dialogues from Caterina.

    Assassin's Creed II: Battle of Forli

    This DLC unfortunately doesn't add any new features to Assassin Creed 2 other than some sweet dialogues from Caterina.

    When Ezio meets Caterina Sforza for the first time (back in sequence 6), she did say to him that they will meet again someday. Well that someday is something I didn't expect as it was in the form of this DLC, and it form... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    If it wasn't for those cool weapons, I would've given this DLC a miss.

    Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta

    If it wasn't for those cool weapons, I would've given this DLC a miss.

    Gameplay: 5 (too much combat / lost opportunity with the characters that you meet / premise decent however not enough substance) Graphics: 9 (plenty of shiny stuff and great smoke effects) Sounds: 8 (decent voice actin... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful