User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.14/10

Total of 133 user ratings spread across 133 releases

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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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  • Review Score:9
    Dragon Quest IX is a game that should keep players interested from start to finish.

    Dragon Quest IX: Hoshizora no Mamoribito

    Dragon Quest IX is a game that should keep players interested from start to finish.

    The Dragon Quest series has been a raging hit on the Japanese shores for quite sometime. The series is considered to be the format that most stereotypical RPG's, Final Fantasy included, have been following to a tee. Wh... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Uncharted 3 is right up there with its predecessor in terms of greatness.

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    Uncharted 3 is right up there with its predecessor in terms of greatness.

    Developer Naughty Dog's Uncharted series has become Sony's flagship franchise for its PlayStation brand of gaming entertainment systems. After Uncharted 2: Among Thieves received a monumental amount of success followi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney

  • Review Score:8
    Apollo Justice looks to be everything the Phoenix Wright trilogy was and more.

    Gyakuten Saiban 4

    Apollo Justice looks to be everything the Phoenix Wright trilogy was and more.

    After nearly three years with three games each as exciting as the last, Phoenix Wright has established himself as arguably the funniest and most dramatic defense attorney in all of video gaming. However, all good things... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Days of Ruin is the first of many great games to grace the DS in 2008.

    Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

    Days of Ruin is the first of many great games to grace the DS in 2008.

    Believe it or not, the Advance Wars games have been around for decades--even before its debut on the Game Boy Advance. Starting out as Famicom Wars, the game has been the pinnacle of Nintendo's foray into strategy gamin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

  • Review Score:7.5
    This is an experience best had by those who have played and enjoyed the first three Phoenix Wright games.

    Gyakuten Kenji

    This is an experience best had by those who have played and enjoyed the first three Phoenix Wright games.

    Capcom's cult hit, Ace Attorney, has found itself a lot of fans during the DS' lifespan. Whether gamers pointed Phoenix Wright's finger of justice or used the braces of truth of Apollo Justice, no other series has come ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    This isn't Mario Kart.

    MySims Racing

    This isn't Mario Kart.

    EA Games has been a hot commodity this summer because of their recent release of The Sims 3. So what better way to capitalize on their family-driven entertainment than by continuing their MySims franchise for Nintendo's... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    The DS is the definitive way of playing this game.

    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time

    The DS is the definitive way of playing this game.

    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles became a sub-series when Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates was released on the DS at about this time last year. Unlike the flagship Final Fantasy games, the Crystal Chronic... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time

  • Review Score:8
    If you have friends who enjoy having a little bit of fun, it's the DS version you want.

    Space Invaders Extreme

    If you have friends who enjoy having a little bit of fun, it's the DS version you want.

    It's hard to believe that Space Invaders is thirty years old now. Whether you're an old-school gamer, a returning gamer, or a fairly young hardcore gamer, it's hard to not relate to those who've spent countless amounts ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Space Invaders Extreme

  • Review Score:8.5
    The game is challenging but easy to understand and master.

    N+

    The game is challenging but easy to understand and master.

    Despite how gimmicky and extremely ordinary internet flash games may be, there are always few exceptions that rival even that of the mainstream games. One such example was the Newgrounds.com favorite, Alien Hominid, tha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    N+

  • Review Score:7.3
    The game does come up to be a bit of a disappointment though, because it just isn’t Mario-y enough.

    Mario Tennis: Power Tour

    The game does come up to be a bit of a disappointment though, because it just isn’t Mario-y enough.

    It may be hard to believe, but the fourth entry into the Mario Tennis series has been released. Developed by Camelot Software Planning, the fine people who brought you just about every Mario sporting game except Mario S... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    This is a game that newcomers and veterans will cherish for generations to come.

    Final Fantasy IV Advance

    This is a game that newcomers and veterans will cherish for generations to come.

    Let’s be honest here. RPG’s have just been rather bland as of late because every game just seemed to play the same. They’ve had the same old story with the damsel in distress, and the hero trying to stop the evil empir... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8
    Blitz is back and better than ever.

    Blitz: The League (Platinum Hits)

    Blitz is back and better than ever.

    As you probably already know, Electronics Arts has bought the rights to the NFL—meaning that they are now the exclusive developer and publisher for all NFL-related video games. But do you really need the NFL to make a g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8
    Blitz is back and better than ever.

    Blitz: The League

    Blitz is back and better than ever.

    As you probably already know, Electronics Arts has bought the rights to the NFL—meaning that they are now the exclusive developer and publisher for all NFL-related video games. But do you really need the NFL to make a g... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Madden NFL 06

  • Review Score:8
    Madden NFL 06 takes the offense to a whole different level.  It's just impossible to call it a good or bad thing.

    Madden NFL 06

    Madden NFL 06 takes the offense to a whole different level. It's just impossible to call it a good or bad thing.

    It was announced a few months ago that EA Sports had exclusively acquired the NFL license, therefore jeopardizing and monopolizing any chance of competition between themselves and Sega—the largest shareholder of Take-Two... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Capcom has rekindled the fire that was Devil May Cry.  DMC3: Dante's Awakening is that fire... with some gas thrown in.

    Devil May Cry 3

    Capcom has rekindled the fire that was Devil May Cry. DMC3: Dante's Awakening is that fire... with some gas thrown in.

    When the original Devil May Cry was released for the PlayStation 2, it quickly became a fan favorite because of its stylish, hard action. The main character, Dante, had every characteristic you’d expect from an action h... Read Full Review

    3 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening

  • Rating:8.9

    Gran Turismo 4

  • Review Score:8.9
    Gran Turismo 4 has redefined the driving genre a fourth consecutive time.

    Gran Turismo 4

    Gran Turismo 4 has redefined the driving genre a fourth consecutive time.

    When you want a game that defines a genre, you’d get Street Fighter for fighting. You’d get Madden for football. You’d get Final Fantasy for role-playing. In the case of driving, you’d get Gran Turismo. The series ha... Read Full Review

    2 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    V3 not only has an incredible control scheme, it also features so many extras that you won't have to update until V5.

    NBA Street V3

    V3 not only has an incredible control scheme, it also features so many extras that you won't have to update until V5.

    Basketball is known as one of the coolest sports in today’s pop culture and for very good reason too. You can do more tricks with a basketball than any other ball sport there is. With that technicality, it’s no surprise ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    V3 not only has an incredible control scheme, it also features so many extras that you won't have to update until V5.

    NBA Street V3

    V3 not only has an incredible control scheme, it also features so many extras that you won't have to update until V5.

    Basketball is known as one of the coolest sports in today’s pop culture and for very good reason too. You can do more tricks with a basketball than any other ball sport there is. With that technicality, it’s no surprise ... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    V3 not only has an incredible control scheme, but it has so many extras that you probably won't have to update until V5.

    NBA Street V3

    V3 not only has an incredible control scheme, but it has so many extras that you probably won't have to update until V5.

    Basketball is known as one of the coolest sports in today’s pop culture and for very good reason too. You can do more tricks with a basketball than any other ball sport there is. With that technicality, it’s no surprise ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9

    Resident Evil 4

  • Review Score:8.9
    Resident Evil 4 isn't only the best in the series, but it creates new standards for the survival-horror genre as well.

    BioHazard 4

    Resident Evil 4 isn't only the best in the series, but it creates new standards for the survival-horror genre as well.

    GameCube owners of all ages and shapes have been harassed one time or another about how “kiddy” their console is. They have grown to earn a stereotypical gesture, officially being branded as “kiddy” gamers. What those ... Read Full Review

    3 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.4
    The compilation itself is completely fine, but this game just fails to successfully showcase what they have.

    Midway Arcade Treasures 2

    The compilation itself is completely fine, but this game just fails to successfully showcase what they have.

    In the 80’s, arcades were the pride of video gaming. After school, kids would make sure they have as many quarters as possible and ran as fast as they can to the nearest arcade in town. Pinball was out. Games were in. Tw... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    The compilation itself is completely fine, but this game just fails to successfully showcase what they have.

    Midway Arcade Treasures 2

    The compilation itself is completely fine, but this game just fails to successfully showcase what they have.

    The compilation itself is completely fine, but this game just fails to successfully showcase what they have. In the 80’s, arcades were the pride of video gaming. After school, kids would make sure they have as many quar... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6
    It's the only NFL game available on the PC, so there really is not much choice if you're a diehard NFL fan.

    Madden NFL 2005

    It's the only NFL game available on the PC, so there really is not much choice if you're a diehard NFL fan.

    The Madden NFL Football franchise has been a fixture in video games for 15 years, but over the years people continually ask if the series will ever hit a wall. There is only so much innovation and new features you can ad... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    In the end, Madden is still Madden, and that's more of a good thing than a bad thing.  The GC version lacks though.

    Madden NFL 2005

    In the end, Madden is still Madden, and that's more of a good thing than a bad thing. The GC version lacks though.

    The Madden NFL Football franchise has been a fixture in video games for 15 years, but over the years people continually ask if the series will ever hit a wall. There is only so much innovation and new features you can ad... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8
    In the end, Madden is still Madden, and that's a good thing more than a bad thing.

    Madden NFL 2005

    In the end, Madden is still Madden, and that's a good thing more than a bad thing.

    The Madden NFL Football franchise has been a fixture in video games for 15 years, but over the years people continually ask if the series will ever hit a wall. There is only so much innovation and new features you can ad... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel

  • Review Score:5.5
    Square Enix is looking to make some easy money while also bringing an unsatisfying action RPG with Fullmetal Alchemist.

    Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Tobenai Tenshi

    Square Enix is looking to make some easy money while also bringing an unsatisfying action RPG with Fullmetal Alchemist.

    Japanese animation has always been a hell of an income for the Japanese when North American companies purchase the rights to air them in English. In fact, North America has already seen lots of animes take the world by ... Read Full Review

    1 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2
    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap brings new life to handheld gaming.

    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap brings new life to handheld gaming.

    It’s been a really long time since we’ve had a brand new Zelda adventure that could fit in our pocket. In fact, the last Zelda game to hit the GBA was a port of A Link to the Past from the SNES with a multiplayer game ad... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6
    If you have the patience, Paper Mario would undeniably be one of the best GCN experiences for Mario and/or RPG fans.

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    If you have the patience, Paper Mario would undeniably be one of the best GCN experiences for Mario and/or RPG fans.

    Despite how good many of the “creamed” Mario titles are, there has always been one genre in which gamers don’t groan when they hear the Mario name used when it wasn’t a platformer—RPG’s. Whether it was Super Mario RPG: ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Other than the battle system, players should find that it's the little things that truly make this game worthwhile.

    Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

    Other than the battle system, players should find that it's the little things that truly make this game worthwhile.

    Namco has been supporting Nintendo more than they really should have. Honestly, what good can come out of Namco developing Nintendo games? It quickly became crystal as Soul Calibur II featuring Link, Tales of Symphonia, ... Read Full Review

    2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    If you can get passed all the little annoyances, you'll find a pretty interesting game in Chain of Memories.

    Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories

    If you can get passed all the little annoyances, you'll find a pretty interesting game in Chain of Memories.

    Back in 2002, Disney and Square fans were in for a fantastic treat as the two companies teamed up to bring Disney and Square fans alike with its magical adventure, Kingdom Hearts, on the PlayStation 2. Kingdom Hearts fo... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful