User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 89 user reviews spread across 89 releases
When Mount & Blade came out, it was an ambitious project that did not reach its full potential. The first standalone expansion (Warband) added some key improvements to the formula, but ultimately it felt like a re-re... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The "Faction Pack" is the first DLC for Metro: Last Light – part of the Season Pass deal, which contains three more upcoming content packs for the game. The Faction Pack consists of three missions: 1) The first missio... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Deadlight is a very atmospheric experience: its plot serves to tell a simple, yet powerful tale; its visuals are an effective mix of 3D graphics and a 2D sidescroller perspective; the game plays with its colour palette a... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Metro 2033 was an outstanding game that mixed first person shooter gameplay, elements of survival horror, a strong narrative and fantastic atmosphere altogether – wrapping all of that in stunning visuals. It was a ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The human mind's creative imagination and the work of a talented team of developers can create something truly special.
INTRODUCTION:How many first-person fighting games have you played? No, I'm not talking about the Elder Scrolls series or Mirror's Edge. Sure, those games allow you to punch and kick from a first-person camera perspective... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
It is late August of 2009 and Rocksteady Studios have just released their second game; Batman: Arkham Asylum receives universal critical acclaim and, most importantly, I buy the game and I absolutely love it. Two years p... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Mafia is an unforgettable experience, with a strong narrative, deep characters and an unforgiving difficulty level.
After finishing Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, I was stunned - simply amazed by how strong the story was and overall how powerful the game felt. Before getting on with this review, I thought about this game for days - t... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Metro is an unforgettable experience with a fantastic story, masterful atmosphere and spectacular, top-notch graphics.
If you play a lot of PC shooters or are interested in atmospheric games, then you have probably heard of a game called "S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl", as well as its prequel (Clear Sky) and sequel (Call of Pripyat... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
An excellent yet uneven experience – fuelled by freedom of choice, fantastic storytelling and interesting characters.
The world of Dragon Age: Origins is the kingdom of Ferelden, and this is where all the action of the game takes place. At the beginning you will have to make an important choice about who you will play as for the rest of... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Although not much has fundamentally changed since CoD4, WaW feels fresh enough thanks to a grim atmosphere and setting.
The Call of Duty series used to be all about World War II. Every single game in the series was set in that period. But all of that changed with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, as it took this classic series into (as the ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
An astonishing (albeit unoriginal) first-person shooter, a great sequel and one of the finest PS Move compatible titles.
Killzone 2 was a huge success. A first-person shooter that improved upon so many of its predecessor's shortcomings and then did so much more in addition to upgrading the shooter's formula. Killzone 2 was (arguably) the m... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
A truly grand game, capable of satisfying fans of both the first and second entry in the series; a mix of old and new.
Resistance: Fall of Man was Insomniac Games' first FPS game, and one of the founding fathers of the fantastic quality of games that PlayStation 3 exclusives are now known for - released at launch, in Japan and North Amer... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Imagine it is the year 1960 and you are on a plane. Suddenly, the plane crashes and goes down into the depths of the ocean. You are the only survivor. You try to hold your breath and you barely manage to get to the surfa... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
BioShock 2 is a sequel that is worthy of its title and improves almost all the aspects of its predecessor as well.
Back in 2007/2008, with the release of BioShock, we were shown that games from the FPS genre can still be unique and innovative - not just in terms of graphics, but gameplay and storytelling as well. Three years later, w... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Star Wars: Republic Commando is an exciting, first-person shooter adventure that takes places in the expanding universe of Star Wars. In this game you will play as RC-38 (or "Boss"), the leader of Delta Squad - a group o... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
This greatly underappreciated game lives up to the name of its franchise with brutal gameplay and addictive multiplayer.
Back in 1999, a game called Aliens Versus Predator was released for the PC. It turned out to be a very successful shooter. It pitted the two of the most iconic alien species from movie history - the Xenomorph Alien and t... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
In Call of Duty 4, you'll find a brief campaign with beautiful set pieces, fun multiplayer and plenty of Americentrism.
Ever since the success of the very first instalment in the Call of Duty series and the impact that game had on the genre of first-person shooters, as well as the whole gaming industry in general, Call of Duty has become ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Not much of this game is horror anymore - but tension, action & replay value shine in Resident Evil 5.
Capcom is a huge company. They are a gaming studio from Japan, though their team is very diverse and quite international. They are known for classics like Devil May Cry, the Street Fighter series and (one of their most i... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Mass Effect 2 was downright incredible. It replaced its predecessor's negatives with completely new features, improved upon the first Mass Effect's strongest points and then added so much more to create an overall superi... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
In 1993, a revolutionary game came out - it was called Doom. Its style of gameplay and visuals were so unique & innovative, that most other shooters that were released after it and were similar to it were instantly dubbe... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
This is the thrill of being a Space Marine; seen from the bloodthirsty viewpoint of a frontline trooper.
Relic Entertainment are a renowned developer on the PC, partially thanks to their commercially and critically successful "Dawn of War" series - set in Games Workshop's Warhammer 40K universe. To this day, there have been... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
An impressive RPG that's better than most say though it lacks polish in all departments except for story & persona.
The video game development company Obsidian Entertainment has always been known for developing sequels to great games and - most of the time - its products were considered to be inferior to their predecessors and lacking... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
If you're searching for an emotional, thrilling, deeply involving, truly unrestricted, interactive movie - this is it.
INTRODUCTION:When Heavy Rain first came out for the PS3 in early 2010, I was not sure what to think of it. Some praised it, while others nefariously dubbed it "Quick Time Event: The Game". Whatever it appeared to me as a... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
INTRODUCTION:Ever since Electronic Arts acquired the Canadian RPG developer, BioWare has become known for supporting its games post-release with DLC of mixed quality. They tested the grounds with Mass Effect first by pro... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Dawnguard gave me a reason to go back to Skyrim, which was enough for me to accept its flaws and embrace its strengths.
Bethesda Game Studios have always been known for their great, open world, role-playing games with massive worlds to explore and plenty of things to do while you're there. However, the tracked record of quality of the dow... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
An intense, brutal, unforgiving (yet unforgettable) and realistic shooter with more than a few technical issues.
With all the CoDs, Halos, Battlefields and Killzones out there, it is great to see some fresh air blown into the FPS genre by those hidden gems. You know - the different & more unique games released by smaller companies,... Read Full Review7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
How can a boring, badly executed and predictable game even hope to scare me when I know what is going to happen?
Just a quick notice: this review is slightly different from my usual work.Like many other people, I heard about this game when it was recommended to me by a friend. He wanted me to play it and see my reactions, assuming ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Hidden behind all the bland characters, unoriginal storytelling and technical problems, there is a really solid RPG.
In 2007, a very small Polish developer released a video game called Two Worlds. Part of its marketing campaign was to make players think about buying it by comparing the video material in its trailers to the universally ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
It isn't as epic as the movie trilogy was, but The Lord of the Rings Online is still a great and addictive MMORPG.
After the game has become free-to-play back in November 2 of 2010, I decided to play Lord of the Rings Online and see if it is as good as people say. Thankfully, I was not surprised to find out that LOTRO is a great game... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Although not as brilliant as the first Crysis, it's still really fun to play and has some of the best graphics of 2011.
CryTek - the German video game company that brought us the breathtakingly brilliant Far Cry (one of the most stunningly spectacular and addictively awesome first-person shooters of the 2000s) and the absolutely action-pa... Read Full Review5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Mass Effect is a great shooter with an impressive story and fantastic graphics, as well as some RPG elements.
Mass Effect is a good action shooter game with an amazing story and fantastic graphics, as well as many RPG elements. The game is set in the future, where Humans have discovered traces of an ancient civilization called t... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Mass Effect 3 is a gem - a bright spot on an otherwise bleak canvas - with few flaws that stop it from being incredible.
So how do you end a highly popular, commercially successful and emotionally involving game trilogy - which is completely adored by its fans - without making people angry? The answer is: you can't. It's impossible. This f... Read Full Review6 of 10 users found the following review helpful
One of the biggest, fully-featured and most addictive RPGs ever made... with some of the most ridiculous bugs to offer.
INTRODUCTION: Ah, The Elder Scrolls… a series of games so fine, that they have reached worldwide fame. It all began in 1994, with the release of the very first 'TES' game - entitled "Arena". It was a huge game and a rev... Read Full Review13 of 13 users found the following review helpful
Gothic 3 is a great game that could have been outstanding, if not for the bugs and crashes that frequently occur.
Gothic 3 is a fantasy-themed role-playing game from German game developer Piranha Bytes. It is the third chapter in the Gothic series. Once again, you play as the Nameless Hero and this time, you arrive at Myrtana, a lan... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Simply one of the best MMO games you will ever play, but probably won't change your mind if you don't like the genre.
World of Warcraft is simply one of the best MMOs ever made. This edition of the game (World of Warcraft: Battle Chest) contains: the original World of Warcraft game, the expansion called World of Warcraft: The Burning Cr... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Dead Space is a survival horror, third-person shooter game that will remind you of movies like Alien and creep you out with its eerie atmosphere and scare you with monsters lurking around every corner. Made by Electronic... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
There's no story whatsoever in this game - neither is there a singleplayer campaign, but the multiplayer is fantastic!
Battlefield 2 is the second game in the 'Battlefield' series. The first, Battlefield 1942, was set during World War II. However the BF series enters the chapter of modern warfare with this new instalment, as BF2 is set i... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
In the end, FEAR is just short of becoming that absolutely outstanding game which everyone has been talking about.
Supposedly, in late 2005, a first-person shooter like no other was released. Monolith Productions was the studio behind that project. The title was considered so amazing by the public that many compared it to classics li... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Saints Row 2 was one of the craziest games I've ever played. While its plot had a serious tone, its diversions were hilarious and bloody, often disgusting. It was a generally awesome game that was loads of fun to play. N... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
The best Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game for anyone who is interested in story and characters.
I was so excited when I heard that BioWare were making a new game in their version of the Star Wars universe, set 3000 years before the movies. I'm not a fan of the MMO genre, but I loved the Knights of the Old Republic ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful