User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.13/10

Total of 217 user reviews spread across 217 releases

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  5. 6
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  • User Rating 9.5
    Hail to you champion…

    Diablo II

    Rated on July 09, 2009 by Azghouls

    Hail to you champion…

    Gameplay 9 (basing on the 1.12 patch) Graphics 8 Sounds 10 Value 10 Tilt 10 There’s one thing certain in life is that Diablo’s success is like a runaway horse; that is anyone who to...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Truly a champion game build by champions to be played by champions.

    Medal of Honor: Allied Assault

    Rated on June 28, 2009 by Azghouls

    Truly a champion game build by champions to be played by champions.

    Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 9 Sounds: 9 Value: 8 Tilt: 9 Actual score: 8.8 It's now a reality that console bashing is a favourite past time sport for PC goers; all this fuss about being dumb down fo...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    I had more enjoyment crashing the chopper than saving lives.

    Choplifter!

    Rated on June 22, 2009 by Azghouls

    I had more enjoyment crashing the chopper than saving lives.

    Gameplay: 3 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 2 Value: 2 Tilt: 3 Actual score: 3.2 Note: This review is based on the Atari XL series and not the C64. I choose the C64 cover art because it's the best looking...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5
    Gorilla Systems DS version couldn’t live up to the standards as the novel and film did.

    Nancy Drew: The Hidden Staircase

    Rated on June 17, 2009 by Azghouls

    Gorilla Systems DS version couldn’t live up to the standards as the novel and film did.

    Gameplay: 4 Graphics: 6 Sounds: 3 Value: 2 Tilt: 4 Actual score: 3.7 Nancy Drew: The Hidden Staircase is the third DS title in the Nancy Drew series. Yet, the game is based on the famous novel...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    With the improvements made, it feels more like the next chapter of the Silent Storm chronicles than an expansion pack.

    Silent Storm: Sentinels

    Rated on June 09, 2009 by Azghouls

    With the improvements made, it feels more like the next chapter of the Silent Storm chronicles than an expansion pack.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 8 Value: 9 Tilt: 8 Actual score: 8.2 Back in 2003, Jowood Productions released Silent Storm which had some considerable success with players and critics alike a...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Watching the movie 2hrs = $A20. Playing the entire campaign 5hrs = $A100. Priceless.

    Terminator Salvation

    Rated on June 03, 2009 by Azghouls

    Watching the movie 2hrs = $A20. Playing the entire campaign 5hrs = $A100. Priceless.

    Gameplay: 5 Graphics: 4 Sounds: 4 Value: 3 Tilt: 6 Actual score: 4.7 When I set my eyes on the first Terminator movie way back in 84, I was totally dumbstruck of that opening sequence where yo...

    7 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    The 'big brother' of Landscape, places a new meaning to the 'shoot 'em up' genre.

    Stealth

    Rated on May 29, 2009 by Azghouls

    The 'big brother' of Landscape, places a new meaning to the 'shoot 'em up' genre.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 10 Sounds: 9 Value: 6 Tilt: 9 Actual score: 8.2 When one think of publishers Broderbund, one may assume that they specialise in home publishing/creativity softwares yet o...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A smorgasbord of bloody goodness if you can get past those horrid controls.

    Dead Space

    Rated on May 24, 2009 by Azghouls

    A smorgasbord of bloody goodness if you can get past those horrid controls.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 9 Sounds: 10 Value: 8 Tilt: 8 Actual score: 8.3 Back in 1979, the film Alien brought viewers a new meaning for deep space horror as the slogan correctly states 'In space ...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Ground Zero is more-or-less Quake 2 in the traditional sense but innovative enough to get that fresh feeling.

    Quake II Mission Pack: Ground Zero

    Rated on May 18, 2009 by Azghouls

    Ground Zero is more-or-less Quake 2 in the traditional sense but innovative enough to get that fresh feeling.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 9 Value: 8 Tilt: 6 There’s one thing that nobody can deny is that Quake 2 was an instant success. Considering that it didn’t follow the traditional p...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    More of a lost opportunity than a broken game.

    Instinct

    Rated on May 14, 2009 by Azghouls

    More of a lost opportunity than a broken game.

    Gameplay: 5 Graphics: 3 Sounds: 4 Value: 6 Tilt (story): 9 Actual score: 6.1 If I tell you and go and play a zombie infested game you probably straitjacket me; if I add that this game is also ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    More of a tech demo than a single/multiplayer experience.

    Far Cry

    Rated on May 05, 2009 by Azghouls

    More of a tech demo than a single/multiplayer experience.

    Gameplay: 7 Graphics: 10 Sounds: 6 Value: 9 Tilt: 5 Since the day when Half Life 2 was announced, every FPS gaming company wanting to challenge this behemoth and consistently tagging their game...

    6 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Lacking that 'DS' approach, it's still a good game to play whilst on the move.

    Nancy Drew: The Deadly Secret of Olde World Park

    Rated on March 17, 2009 by Azghouls

    Lacking that 'DS' approach, it's still a good game to play whilst on the move.

    Gameplay: 7 Graphics: 7 Sounds: 7 Value: 4 Tilt: 6 For almost eighty years, Nancy Drew has entertained the young and young at heart with her adventures. From the earliest adaptation in the styl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    To those who enjoys a good weekend mystery novel should play this game.

    Nancy Drew: Stay Tuned for Danger

    Rated on March 17, 2009 by Azghouls

    To those who enjoys a good weekend mystery novel should play this game.

    Gameplay 8 Graphics 7 Sounds 7 Value 6 Tilt 8 It would absolutely suicidal to release a new adventure game during the late 90s. Many huge hits were introduced to the ever-hungry PC market backe...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Ford should be sticking to the real highway.

    Ford Racing

    Rated on March 05, 2009 by Azghouls

    Ford should be sticking to the real highway.

    The good * Detailed car models * Soundtrack * The Fords! The Bad * Arcade style racing * Predictable AI * Poor collision detection * Uninspired winnings (no fanfare; just a spinning trophy) ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    Take up your arms and defeat Diablo for the nth time if you want to take advantage of Hellfire's features.

    Hellfire

    Rated on February 27, 2009 by Azghouls

    Take up your arms and defeat Diablo for the nth time if you want to take advantage of Hellfire's features.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 6 Value: 6 Story: 5 Note: The above stats are a representation of Hellfire and not Diablo hence the time spent is only in relation to the newer Hellfire quests. ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    I maybe ‘minty fresh’ yet capturing Chevall and Zaryan is a walk in the park.

    SAS: Secure Tomorrow

    Rated on February 17, 2009 by Azghouls

    I maybe ‘minty fresh’ yet capturing Chevall and Zaryan is a walk in the park.

    Gameplay: 4 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 7 Value: 5 Tilt: 6 It’s your first action, mate. After you’ve been badged you have to take a nickname. You have no name in the Regiment. Just then ni...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Forget all the nose candy and floor polish I been wastin' time with! THIS stuff is the mother's milk! - Fontaine.

    BioShock

    Rated on February 11, 2009 by Azghouls

    Forget all the nose candy and floor polish I been wastin' time with! THIS stuff is the mother's milk! - Fontaine.

    Gameplay 9 Graphics 9 Sounds 9 Value 10 Tilt 10 The Good * Choices have consequences * Compelling story * Extremely well optimised * First encounter of the big daddy * Sander Cohen The ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Scavenger hunting with a couple of twists...

    Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir

    Rated on February 09, 2009 by Azghouls

    Scavenger hunting with a couple of twists...

    Gameplay: 7 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 8 Value: 6 Tilt: 7 Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir is the 6th game in the series of locating hidden or well camouflage items in order to complete the game. Yet l...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Clouded with the big sellers of Quake III and UT1999, WoT deserves more praise than it originally received.

    The Wheel of Time (Best of)

    Rated on February 07, 2009 by Azghouls

    Clouded with the big sellers of Quake III and UT1999, WoT deserves more praise than it originally received.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 9 Value: 9 Tilt: 9 Actual score: 8.6 The Wheel of Time series captivated many people’s imagination spanning for almost two decades until the saddened bere...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    The House that H.P. Lovecraft built.

    Alone in the Dark (1992)

    Rated on January 18, 2009 by Azghouls

    The House that H.P. Lovecraft built.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 8 Value: 8 Tilt: 10 Actual score: 8.6 The good * A perfect blend of action and exploration; * Fully fleshed out 3D characters and storyline; * A survival hor...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Hide and seek, chinese whispers and Jackie Chan all rolled into one sweet package.

    F.E.A.R.

    Rated on January 17, 2009 by Azghouls

    Hide and seek, chinese whispers and Jackie Chan all rolled into one sweet package.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 7 Sounds: 8 Value: 9 (basing on the GOTY edition otherwise a 7) Tilt: 7 Actual score: 7.8 Monolith Games (the people who developed FEAR) has this fixation of turning a pr...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    One of the first true submarine simulation to hit the video gaming market.

    Submarine Commander

    Rated on January 07, 2009 by Azghouls

    One of the first true submarine simulation to hit the video gaming market.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 9 Sounds: 8 Value: 5 Tilt: 8 The vast majority of war based games are in the form of top-down, board style format as there was a conception that video games are a by-produ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Think spatially, think Neves.

    Neves

    Rated on January 02, 2009 by Azghouls

    Think spatially, think Neves.

    Gameplay: 6 Graphics: 4 Sounds: 7 Value: 10 Tilt: 7 At first glance, you’ll probably wonder what on earth is Neves is? Some will say it’s Portuguese for snow (in plural form); other...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Great story, great single player and great multiplayer equals to a great game!

    Halo: Combat Evolved

    Rated on December 21, 2008 by Azghouls

    Great story, great single player and great multiplayer equals to a great game!

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 6 Sounds: 8 Value: 10 Tilt: 9 When Halo was released back in 2001 it was regarded as the darling and saviour for the Xbox. To be honest, I have no idea of why this is so. ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    The style of game play is a reflection to the saying 'There's more than one way to skin a cat'.

    Cold Zero: No Mercy

    Rated on December 19, 2008 by Azghouls

    The style of game play is a reflection to the saying 'There's more than one way to skin a cat'.

    Gameplay 8 Graphics 7 Sounds 6 Value 8 Tilt 8 I’m a huge fan of open-ended missions. You know, the ones that even though the story is linear (A to B), during the course of these missions,...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    There's always more than meets the eye...

    Hotel Dusk: Room 215

    Rated on December 19, 2008 by Azghouls

    There's always more than meets the eye...

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 9 Sounds: 8 Value: 10 Tilt: 10 Actual score: 9.1 The good * Compelling story; * Great presentation; * Utilising the full potential of the DS. The bad * Can be slow...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Test Drive II is a sequel done correctly yet just like these high octane cars, it's over in a flash.

    Test Drive II: The Duel

    Rated on December 18, 2008 by Azghouls

    Test Drive II is a sequel done correctly yet just like these high octane cars, it's over in a flash.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 6 Value: 5 Tilt: 8 Actual score: 7.2 Car enthusiasts will probably know that in 1989 there were two cars that dominated the World's roads in the form of speed a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Still maintains that warlike feel that made MoH:AA such a noteworthy FPS.

    Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Spearhead

    Rated on December 18, 2008 by Azghouls

    Still maintains that warlike feel that made MoH:AA such a noteworthy FPS.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 9 Sounds: 8 Value: 7 Tilt: 8 There's certainly no shortage of war stories derived from the last Great War as every story, no matter how trivial or noteworthy they are, the...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Like a book, don't judge this game by its cover; it's actually better than you realise and it's very cheap too!

    New World Order

    Rated on December 04, 2008 by Azghouls

    Like a book, don't judge this game by its cover; it's actually better than you realise and it's very cheap too!

    Gameplay: 6 (needs patching otherwise this slumps to a dismal 2) Graphics: 7 (after patched up otherwise a 3) Sounds: 4 Value: 6 Tilt: 7 (basing on version 1.5) I think it’s just me howev...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2.5
    If this game portrayed the true reflections of WW2, we probably accuse WW2 veterans as liars and jail them.

    Hour of Victory

    Rated on November 23, 2008 by Azghouls

    If this game portrayed the true reflections of WW2, we probably accuse WW2 veterans as liars and jail them.

    Gameplay 3 Graphics 4 Sounds 3 Value 2 Tilt 2 I have this strange motto that once I install a game, the game must be totally completed. That is, trying out all the available options, spotting a...

    14 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Quake 3 will please the newcomers with its new DM maps and pretty graphics however current fans does little justice.

    Quake III Arena

    Rated on October 15, 2008 by Azghouls

    Quake 3 will please the newcomers with its new DM maps and pretty graphics however current fans does little justice.

    Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 10 Sounds: 8 Value: 6 Tilt: 5 Actual score: 7.2 There is absolutely no denial that part of Quake’s success lies with the multiplayer aspect. Since the release of Qu...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    A soft yaoi 'choose your own adventure' game.

    Animamundi: Dark Alchemist

    Rated on October 12, 2008 by Azghouls

    A soft yaoi 'choose your own adventure' game.

    The good * A different style of gaming (visual novel) * The soundtrack * Easy interface to navigate with The bad * The main themes are a little too daunting (soft yaoi) * Choices are very limi...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The one, the only, the king of action RPGs.

    Diablo

    Rated on October 02, 2008 by Azghouls

    The one, the only, the king of action RPGs.

    Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 10 Sounds: 10 Value: 9 Tilt: 9 Actual score: 9.2 As technology improves from year to year it seems that video games are starting to get more complex as it feels that the ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Variety is a spice of life and World Racing 2 has it all.

    World Racing 2

    Rated on September 09, 2008 by Azghouls

    Variety is a spice of life and World Racing 2 has it all.

    Gameplay: 8 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 7 Value: 10 Tilt: 8 Actual score: 8.3 When it comes to racing games, it’s really dominated by a few big budget developers as some examples are the Need fo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Sacred may look like a Diablo clone however there are some aspects that makes Sacred a world on its own.

    Sacred

    Rated on August 20, 2008 by Azghouls

    Sacred may look like a Diablo clone however there are some aspects that makes Sacred a world on its own.

    Gameplay: 6 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 6 Value: 10 Tilt: 8 Actual score: 7.6 1996 was a fantastic genre breaking year. On one hand you have Quake that revolutionised FPS as we see it today, Tomb Raid...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    The video game that John West rejects.

    Red Ocean

    Rated on August 14, 2008 by Azghouls

    The video game that John West rejects.

    Gameplay: 3 Graphics: 4 Sounds: 4 Value: 3 Tilt: 3 Actual score: 3.2 There are these well known advertisements that usually involves two fishermen discussing over a fish. One of them states th...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    Fast paced action with additional quirks made this game interesting enough however its three years overdue.

    Gore: Ultimate Soldier

    Rated on August 06, 2008 by Azghouls

    Fast paced action with additional quirks made this game interesting enough however its three years overdue.

    Gameplay: 7 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 6 Value: 7 Tilt: 6 Actual score: 6.7 Ever since I have been introduced to Unreal Tournament back in 1999, I always wondered of how UT would fair in single play...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Eastern Front was certainly a wargame from the future played in 1981.

    Eastern Front 1941

    Rated on July 12, 2008 by Azghouls

    Eastern Front was certainly a wargame from the future played in 1981.

    Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 4 Value: 9 Tilt: 9 Trying to simulate any war scenarios that represent the ferocity and attention of any given situations is a daunting task. Many board games ha...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Fort Apocalypse is a little more than just a clone to Choplifter.

    Fort Apocalypse

    Rated on June 28, 2008 by Azghouls

    Fort Apocalypse is a little more than just a clone to Choplifter.

    Gameplay: 7 Graphics: 8 Sounds: 7 Value: 5 Tilt: 8 When I first viewed Fort Apocalypse my initial impression was that ‘here comes another Choplifter clone’. Well, you really cannot ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    A nice diversion from the ‘main-stream’ of gaming, and that's about it.

    Hope Springs Eternal

    Rated on June 25, 2008 by Azghouls

    A nice diversion from the ‘main-stream’ of gaming, and that's about it.

    Gameplay: 7 Graphics: 3 Sounds: 5 Value: 5 Tilt: 6 The wonders of any adventure games are that just about anyone can create one if given the right set of tools. With the myriad of means easily ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.