User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.55/10

Total of 102 user reviews spread across 102 releases

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  • User Rating:6
    A Killer's Dream challenges the player to discover the identity of a killer by experiencing his terror-laden dreams.

    A Killer's Dream

    A Killer's Dream challenges the player to discover the identity of a killer by experiencing his terror-laden dreams.

    A Killer's Dream is the 19th Indie game release from Silver Dollar Games (whose other eighteen games' cover art can be viewed by pressing Y at the main menu of the game) The game begins with the protagonist asking, (h... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Light's End is a great, interactive story- though lacking in gameplay (it's told by changing characters) it's still fun.

    Light's End

    Light's End is a great, interactive story- though lacking in gameplay (it's told by changing characters) it's still fun.

    Light's End is one of the Top 10 Picks from XBox Live's Community Games section. The story unfolds as you begin playing as a teenage girl, then, throughout the course of the game, using the Y button to change between ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    With its all-star cast, music sourced directly from the film, solid gameplay, and writing by Ramis & Akroyd-it's awesome

    Ghostbusters: The Video Game

    With its all-star cast, music sourced directly from the film, solid gameplay, and writing by Ramis & Akroyd-it's awesome

    The 1984 film Ghostbusters, has had a lot of releases in its long history of videogames. Among them, are games on the Sega Master System, Nintendo, Sega Genesis, PC and Arcade (as well as the unofficial Extreme Ghostbus... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Michael Jackson will be remembered as the king of pop.<br />
Based upon one quarter of the film, it's still very fun :-

    Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

    Michael Jackson will be remembered as the king of pop.<br /> Based upon one quarter of the film, it's still very fun :-

    Michael Jackson is a legendary performer, who first hit the music scene in 1964. He innovated several dance moves, as seen in the game, and will be remembered as the King of Pop music. The film Moonwalker is a series... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    In The Pit is a unique, self-described "audio-only" game, worth at least a trial.<br />
But is it worth buying?

    In the Pit

    In The Pit is a unique, self-described "audio-only" game, worth at least a trial.<br /> But is it worth buying?

    When I received the NXE update, the first Community game I trialed (and later bought) was "In The Pit". And why not? Community games are the definitive example of independent videogames as far as the XBox 360 is conce... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A relaxing change of pace from the typical underwater game, though it may lack the challenge some hardcore gamers crave.

    Endless Ocean

    A relaxing change of pace from the typical underwater game, though it may lack the challenge some hardcore gamers crave.

    Throughout history, there have been a select few deep-sea diving games, usually few and far between, that have been generally uninteresting and grossly unrealistic. Endless Ocean breaks this cycle, by providing gamers... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1
    Like most ALG games, absolutely unplayable, with the corniest FMV dialogue ever written-and that includes Space Pirates!

    Who Shot Johnny Rock?

    Like most ALG games, absolutely unplayable, with the corniest FMV dialogue ever written-and that includes Space Pirates!

    Who Shot Johnny Rock? Well, I think Rock got smoked by the game's developers. No, really, I think they were smokin' rock.. The story makes no sense, it's just one random shooting sequence after another (if that soun... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Breath of Fire 2's a prime example of a well-known fact; that the SNES made some of the most spectacular RPG games ever.

    Breath of Fire II: Shimei no Ko

    Breath of Fire 2's a prime example of a well-known fact; that the SNES made some of the most spectacular RPG games ever.

    The Breath of Fire series has yet to disappoint (younger gamers might remember the 3rd installment of the series, on the Playstation console) always providing gamers with a compelling story of a bloodline that is capabl... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    You don't need to have played an earlier game in the series to appreciate the well-written, standalone storyline.

    Trauma Center: Second Opinion

    You don't need to have played an earlier game in the series to appreciate the well-written, standalone storyline.

    Trauma Center is a unique franchise, and, not having owned a Nintendo DS, this was my first game in the series. The story for Trauma Center: Second Opinion begins with our protagonist, a young doctor, often facing rid... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.3
    Absolutely unplayable- extremely easy on-foot missions,  ridiculously hard tank missions, and an online ghost town.

    Hour of Victory

    Absolutely unplayable- extremely easy on-foot missions, ridiculously hard tank missions, and an online ghost town.

    The inital idea of having three characters, each with specialties, go on some historically ambigous WWII mission seemed fun at the time; and when I saw an achievement mentioning a castle, my subconscious thought &quot;Ca... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.8
    Aegis Wing is of a dying breed; shoot-em-up side-scrollers...but, as a free XBLA download with 4-player co-op, why not?

    Aegis Wing

    Aegis Wing is of a dying breed; shoot-em-up side-scrollers...but, as a free XBLA download with 4-player co-op, why not?

    Aegis Wing is an interesting game- its debut on marketplace marked only the second XBox 360 Live Arcade game to be sold completely free (Third if you count the original XBox's &quot;XBox Live Arcade&quot; disc) The be... Read Full Review

    8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Single Player leaderboards for every difficulty, 12 achievements &amp; online 2P co-op spanning a brief four levels.

    Double Dragon

    Single Player leaderboards for every difficulty, 12 achievements &amp; online 2P co-op spanning a brief four levels.

    When first playing the XBLA version, the main theme music alone is enough to make any classic gaming buff pumped; since I couldn't remember the arcade version (only the Sega Master System version) it was like a sweet rem... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    The Arcade version is far superior to the 8-bit Nintendo's presentation, both in graphics/sound, and in player capacity.

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    The Arcade version is far superior to the 8-bit Nintendo's presentation, both in graphics/sound, and in player capacity.

    If you remember the original 8-bit Nintendo version, it was a two-player game with turtles smaller than the non-mutant ones-the spectacle and glamour of the arcade had been lost in translation, and the TMNT theme sounded... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.3
    Cute DOA girls, mini-games, and an island.<br />
When you first see this game, you think, what could go wrong?<br />
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    Dead or Alive Xtreme 2

    Cute DOA girls, mini-games, and an island.<br /> When you first see this game, you think, what could go wrong?<br /> .

    What.. is the strategy, of completing DOA: X2? Basically, to sum it up, earning Zack points through a series of mini-games (some of which requires the spending of Zack points to even play them, like the &quot;booty ba... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    The cute 4-Player turn-based strategy game plays well online.<br />
Name your worms &amp; lead them into battle in cust

    Worms

    The cute 4-Player turn-based strategy game plays well online.<br /> Name your worms &amp; lead them into battle in cust

    When I saw the name &quot;Worms&quot; on XBox Live Arcade, the memories it brought back were enough to make me purchase it without demo'ing it first. And, after getting used to the control system, I can say it was wel... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Saints Row makes Grand Theft Auto look like child's play, with one of the single most addictive multiplayers ever..

    Saints Row

    Saints Row makes Grand Theft Auto look like child's play, with one of the single most addictive multiplayers ever..

    I've been playing Saints Row since a few days after its release, around a quarter-year as of this review's posting, so much that I've neglected my usual review schedule, and other games. Most of my time has been dedic... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    If you're a Star Trek fan, this game is more than worth a rental or purchase.<br />
Multiplayer lobbies do need work, h

    Star Trek: Legacy

    If you're a Star Trek fan, this game is more than worth a rental or purchase.<br /> Multiplayer lobbies do need work, h

    Star Trek is a program that has inspired and, in many ways, taught society to think outside of the limitations of our own planet-it provided a look into a future where our daily problems seem miniscule, even senseless. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    Dead Rising's open-ended play, combined with an RPG-like system, breathe life into the dying Survival Horror genre.

    Dead Rising

    Dead Rising's open-ended play, combined with an RPG-like system, breathe life into the dying Survival Horror genre.

    When a new player starts Dead Rising, they'll probably notice a few things; one, that it isn't your typical easy Resident Evil game, and two, that if they expect to get anywhere they are going to have to level themselves... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Once again, the charming plumber must rescue the damsil in distress from a dragon. Collect stars by completing levels.<b

    Super Mario 64

    Once again, the charming plumber must rescue the damsil in distress from a dragon. Collect stars by completing levels.<b

    Upon starting a SM64 game, you will be given a quick sound clip ("It's a-me! Mario") and a large 3D view of Mario's head, which you can manipulate to your liking by grabbing onto his facial extremities (such as his nose ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Though the motorcycle driving scenes range from extremely easy to almost impossible, the gameplay holds up otherwise.

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Though the motorcycle driving scenes range from extremely easy to almost impossible, the gameplay holds up otherwise.

    Terminator 2 was a hit film back in the day. One of those movies that costs enough money to save a starving continent, preserve an endangered species and eradicate disease. With Robert Patrick, Arnold Schwarzenegger,... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    A very entertaining videogame for fans of the CBS game show.<br />
Up to 3-Players; "pass-the-controller" style gamepla

    Wheel of Fortune: Junior Edition

    A very entertaining videogame for fans of the CBS game show.<br /> Up to 3-Players; "pass-the-controller" style gamepla

    When starting a game, you are asked a few three-choice questions; number of players, difficulty, and amount of computer opponents. You are then prompted to input your name. As with the show, whose routine has only ch... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6
    If you're looking for a challenge look elsewhere.<br />
Taboo is not so much a "game", as it is a virtual psychic.

    Taboo: The Sixth Sense

    If you're looking for a challenge look elsewhere.<br /> Taboo is not so much a "game", as it is a virtual psychic.

    Taboo is the type of game that could only have seen the light of day back in the wonderful '80s. Ahh, the '80s... Before reality TV ruined television. MTV still played music videos. Michael Jackson was only _kinda_... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    From EA and Road & Track, creators of the 3DO's fantastic Road Rash port, comes an amazing first installment for N4S.

    Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin'

    From EA and Road & Track, creators of the 3DO's fantastic Road Rash port, comes an amazing first installment for N4S.

    Need for Speed is a great game. Like with Road Rash, FMVs depicting, in this case the various automobiles (among the many, represented when choosing one onscreen by their pictures; a Viper, 911, Lamborghini or Acura) ap... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    Players of the PSX version will miss the voice acting. <br />
However, much of the animation & music has been well-pres

    Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

    Players of the PSX version will miss the voice acting. <br /> However, much of the animation & music has been well-pres

    Luckily, I had completed the Playstation version years before purchasing the GBA version, as things like the voice acting, FMVs, and CD-quality music obviously couldn't be translated onto the GBA. This means the hilar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    George Stobbart embarks on a journey to unravel the mystery behind a cafe's bombing, and the legendary Broken Sword.

    Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

    George Stobbart embarks on a journey to unravel the mystery behind a cafe's bombing, and the legendary Broken Sword.

    Broken Sword is the journey of a man named George Stobbart, whom after barely surviving a mysterious explosion, decides to become an unofficial detective, so to speak. Waiting to help him uncover the killings related to... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.9
    Virtuoso may not be the worst 3DO game ever, but it's pretty bad.<br />
No plot, just a generic blonde hero w/ a Shotgu

    Virtuoso

    Virtuoso may not be the worst 3DO game ever, but it's pretty bad.<br /> No plot, just a generic blonde hero w/ a Shotgu

    As with many 3DO games, when booting Virtuoso up you will be prompted to choose the appropriate language for gameplay. In any language, this game has major flaws. The graphics are choppy, the hero's back somewhat obs... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Fun two-player gameplay highlights a unique billiards videogame.<br />
Play from town-to-town, with varying tunes as yo

    Side Pocket

    Fun two-player gameplay highlights a unique billiards videogame.<br /> Play from town-to-town, with varying tunes as yo

    Side Pocket has a notably entertaining two-player mode. While its one-player mode is relatively easy, the easiness wears off once you are attempting to progress to the next level, and miss the complex and required tri... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Raise a unique monster by using compact discs.<br />
Earn money and increase your rank by scheduling its tournament bat

    Monster Farm (PlayStation the Best)

    Raise a unique monster by using compact discs.<br /> Earn money and increase your rank by scheduling its tournament bat

    From the main menu, you can select the main one-player mode or a two-player battle mode where two monster ranchers can test the skills of their respective monsters by having them compete against a friend's. Battles ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Ms Pac-Man is an arcade classic, its addictive puzzle gameplay is brought with features like the Pac-Booster to the NES.

    Ms. Pac-Man

    Ms Pac-Man is an arcade classic, its addictive puzzle gameplay is brought with features like the Pac-Booster to the NES.

    Pac-Man was once such a popular arcade game, that it could be gambled upon at various outlets. What makes the round, yellow diva's appearance vary from that of her husband? A small pink bow. When first booting up ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    FMV-based "Trap-em-up" game, starring Corey Haim, Deborah Harry, & Lee Ermey (of Full Metal Jacket fame) now fullscreen.

    Double Switch

    FMV-based "Trap-em-up" game, starring Corey Haim, Deborah Harry, & Lee Ermey (of Full Metal Jacket fame) now fullscreen.

    In Double Switch, you play as "yourself", contacted by Eddie (Corey Haim) Trapped in the basement by his parents (Deborah Harry & Lee Ermey) you are hired by Eddie to protect the building from intruders. The gamepl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3
    Attempt to stay awake while collecting the bones of Freddy Krueger in this 4-Player game, faithful to the film series...

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Attempt to stay awake while collecting the bones of Freddy Krueger in this 4-Player game, faithful to the film series...

    The Nightmare On Elm St. series told the story of the plight of teenagers, whose nightmares are stalked by a man brutally burned to death by their parents for his being a serial killer of children. As such, he gets hi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8
    Fans of the long-running game show will enjoy this faithful 2-Player adaptation, with realistic voice and sound effects,

    Family Feud

    Fans of the long-running game show will enjoy this faithful 2-Player adaptation, with realistic voice and sound effects,

    The Genesis Family Feud game uses the voice and likeness of the show's second host, Ray Combs (some enthusiasts would have preferred the original Richard Dawson) Combs later committed suicide after a nasty divorce and c... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6
    Two of the Master System's best are packaged together; both very different and exciting games, even in today's standards

    Hang-On & Astro Warrior

    Two of the Master System's best are packaged together; both very different and exciting games, even in today's standards

    Hang On ---------- Hang On is an addictive motorcycle game that uses the same formula as Pole Position, only you are given three gears. The goal is to dodge fellow motorcyclers and careen through sharp turns to reach ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    Using some of the same explosion/flight footage seen in Top Gun and mixing it with decent actors, TA is an amazing game.

    Tomcat Alley

    Using some of the same explosion/flight footage seen in Top Gun and mixing it with decent actors, TA is an amazing game.

    Tomcat Alley is one of the prime examples of a fine FMV-based Sega CD game. Laced with cameraderie between pilots, wingmen, and the occasional sexual overtones surrounding Rancid, played by a female pornstar who thoug... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.2
    In a place themed to look very western <br />
(I bet this really wasn't even filmed in Texas!)<br />
Your job:Remote c

    Ground Zero Texas

    In a place themed to look very western <br /> (I bet this really wasn't even filmed in Texas!)<br /> Your job:Remote c

    It's The Tex-Files! So, basically, this town in Texas is overrun with Aliens (they couldn't afford a decent make-up artist so we'll just pretend the human actors are doing a good job pretending to be an extraterrester... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.3
    This game is among the disease that was responsible for the early death of FMV videogames.

    Supreme Warrior

    This game is among the disease that was responsible for the early death of FMV videogames.

    Supreme Warrior...I can't even begin to describe the frustration one suffers when attempting to play the first fighting game to require a FAQ for you to fight. The fight sequences for each adversary are entirely pre-d... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1
    The MST3K crew would've had a blast with Space Pirates. <br />
Yet another FMV shoot-em-up dud from the gun-obsessed AL

    Space Pirates

    The MST3K crew would've had a blast with Space Pirates. <br /> Yet another FMV shoot-em-up dud from the gun-obsessed AL

    The acting in this game, well.. it makes you appreciate even the most mundane of modern Godzilla sequels. I swear by the time you're done playing you'll want to find the FMV actors and have them committed to an insane... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Metal Gear's formula was first demonstrated on, and faithfully returns to, a Nintendo console in Metal Gear Solid: TTS.

    Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes

    Metal Gear's formula was first demonstrated on, and faithfully returns to, a Nintendo console in Metal Gear Solid: TTS.

    Metal Gear was a somewhat frustrating, or at least mostly confusing, series of videogames for the Nintendo. Years, later, Hideo Kojima and the folks at Konami decided to create a modern adaptation of the classic Action-... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    The classic SNES game's remake contains a separate  multiplayer Mario Bros. and, upon completion, six new secret levels.

    Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi Island + Mario Brothers

    The classic SNES game's remake contains a separate multiplayer Mario Bros. and, upon completion, six new secret levels.

    To clarify something, the original Mario Bros. is not Super Mario Bros., rather a game somewhat similar to the 2-Player mini-game in Super Mario Bros. 3. Of course, though the game is Multiplayer compatible, it isn't req... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    It doesn't have the replay value that many of the earlier Die Hard games had, but it is worth playing for DH film buffs.

    Die Hard: Vendetta

    It doesn't have the replay value that many of the earlier Die Hard games had, but it is worth playing for DH film buffs.

    Die Hard: Vendetta is fun at times, annoyingly difficult at others, and in spite of its little replay value, loyal to the film series. Reginald VelJohnson, famed for his appearance as Officer Al Powell in the original... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful