User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.66/10

Total of 89 user reviews spread across 89 releases

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  • User Rating 7
    Mini-Review

    Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword

    Rated on October 26, 2013 by Bamul

    Mini-Review

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Mini-Review

    Metro: Last Light - Faction Pack

    Rated on July 18, 2013 by Bamul

    Mini-Review

    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: ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Mini-Review

    Deadlight

    Rated on July 18, 2013 by Bamul

    Mini-Review

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Mini-Review

    Metro: Last Light (Limited Edition)

    Rated on July 18, 2013 by Bamul

    Mini-Review

    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 stunnin...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    The human mind's creative imagination and the work of a talented team of developers can create something truly special.

    Zeno Clash

    Rated on May 23, 2013 by Bamul

    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-perso...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    You don't have to be a fan of Batman to enjoy one of the best action video games ever made…

    Batman: Arkham City

    Rated on May 20, 2013 by Bamul

    You don't have to be a fan of Batman to enjoy one of the best action video games ever made…

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Mafia is an unforgettable experience, with a strong narrative, deep characters and an unforgiving difficulty level.

    Mafia

    Rated on May 20, 2013 by Bamul

    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 th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Metro is an unforgettable experience with a fantastic story, masterful atmosphere and spectacular, top-notch graphics.

    Metro 2033

    Rated on May 20, 2013 by Bamul

    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 seq...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    An excellent yet uneven experience – fuelled by freedom of choice, fantastic storytelling and interesting characters.

    Dragon Age: Origins (Collector's Edition)

    Rated on May 15, 2013 by Bamul

    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 pla...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Although not much has fundamentally changed since CoD4, WaW feels fresh enough thanks to a grim atmosphere and setting.

    Call of Duty: World at War

    Rated on May 15, 2013 by Bamul

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    An astonishing (albeit unoriginal) first-person shooter, a great sequel and one of the finest PS Move compatible titles.

    Killzone 3

    Rated on May 15, 2013 by Bamul

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    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 3

    Rated on May 15, 2013 by Bamul

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Once you enter the underwater city of Rapture, you will never want to leave...

    BioShock

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    Once you enter the underwater city of Rapture, you will never want to leave...

    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...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    BioShock 2 is a sequel that is worthy of its title and improves almost all the aspects of its predecessor as well.

    BioShock 2

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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. ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    The ultimate Star Wars shooter experience!

    Star Wars: Republic Commando

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    The ultimate Star Wars shooter experience!

    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 Del...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    This greatly underappreciated game lives up to the name of its franchise with brutal gameplay and addictive multiplayer.

    Aliens vs. Predator

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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 X...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    In Call of Duty 4, you'll find a brief campaign with beautiful set pieces, fun multiplayer and plenty of Americentrism.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Not much of this game is horror anymore - but tension, action & replay value shine in Resident Evil 5.

    Resident Evil 5

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Without a doubt, the extremely short length of this DLC is its biggest flaw.

    Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    Without a doubt, the extremely short length of this DLC is its biggest flaw.

    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 crea...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Jedi Academy has absolutely amazing gameplay, a forgettable story and a baffling multiplayer mode.

    Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    Jedi Academy has absolutely amazing gameplay, a forgettable story and a baffling multiplayer mode.

    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 ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    This is the thrill of being a Space Marine; seen from the bloodthirsty viewpoint of a frontline trooper.

    Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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 ...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    An impressive RPG that's better than most say though it lacks polish in all departments except for story & persona.

    Alpha Protocol

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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 pred...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    If you're searching for an emotional, thrilling, deeply involving, truly unrestricted, interactive movie - this is it.

    Heavy Rain: Move Edition

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Once again, we are presented with some stellar downloadable content but not enough of it.

    Mass Effect 3: Leviathan

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by Bamul

    Once again, we are presented with some stellar downloadable content but not enough of it.

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Dawnguard gave me a reason to go back to Skyrim, which was enough for me to accept its flaws and embrace its strengths.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard

    Rated on November 02, 2012 by Bamul

    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 o...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    An intense, brutal, unforgiving (yet unforgettable) and realistic shooter with more than a few technical issues.

    Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

    Rated on September 16, 2012 by Bamul

    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 b...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    How can a boring, badly executed and predictable game even hope to scare me when I know what is going to happen?

    Slender

    Rated on September 16, 2012 by Bamul

    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 ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Hidden behind all the bland characters, unoriginal storytelling and technical problems, there is a really solid RPG.

    Two Worlds

    Rated on August 31, 2012 by Bamul

    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...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    It isn't as epic as the movie trilogy was, but The Lord of the Rings Online is still a great and addictive MMORPG.

    The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar

    Rated on August 24, 2012 by Bamul

    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 L...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Although not as brilliant as the first Crysis, it's still really fun to play and has some of the best graphics of 2011.

    Crysis 2

    Rated on August 24, 2012 by Bamul

    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 ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Mass Effect is a great shooter with an impressive story and fantastic graphics, as well as some RPG elements.

    Mass Effect

    Rated on August 24, 2012 by Bamul

    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 c...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Mass Effect 3 is a gem - a bright spot on an otherwise bleak canvas - with few flaws that stop it from being incredible.

    Mass Effect 3

    Rated on August 24, 2012 by Bamul

    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'...

    6 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    One of the biggest, fully-featured and most addictive RPGs ever made... with some of the most ridiculous bugs to offer.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Rated on August 24, 2012 by Bamul

    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...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Gothic 3 is a great game that could have been outstanding, if not for the bugs and crashes that frequently occur.

    Gothic 3

    Rated on August 24, 2012 by Bamul

    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 arri...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    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: Battle Chest

    Rated on August 03, 2012 by Bamul

    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 Warc...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Scary, atmospheric, bloody, brutal and extremely engrossing but lacks new and original ideas.

    Dead Space

    Rated on August 03, 2012 by Bamul

    Scary, atmospheric, bloody, brutal and extremely engrossing but lacks new and original ideas.

    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...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    There's no story whatsoever in this game - neither is there a singleplayer campaign, but the multiplayer is fantastic!

    Battlefield 2

    Rated on August 03, 2012 by Bamul

    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 instalm...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    In the end, FEAR is just short of becoming that absolutely outstanding game which everyone has been talking about.

    F.E.A.R.

    Rated on August 03, 2012 by Bamul

    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 compar...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    One of the most ridiculous, immature, entertaining and funniest games I have ever played.

    Saints Row: The Third

    Rated on August 03, 2012 by Bamul

    One of the most ridiculous, immature, entertaining and funniest games I have ever played.

    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 loa...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    The best Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game for anyone who is interested in story and characters.

    Star Wars: The Old Republic

    Rated on July 22, 2012 by Bamul

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.