User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.3/10

Total of 46 user reviews spread across 46 releases

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  • User Rating:6
    A casual pick-up.

    Kawa no Nushi Tsuri: Komorebi no Tani, Seseragi no Uta

    A casual pick-up.

    Putting the word 'harvest' in front of any game revolving in the slightest towards the farming culture has paid off for games in the past. Harvest Fishing tells the unlikely tale of a young boy, whose sister has fallen i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    This game seems to be taken dozens of pages out of bad B-movies; with a B for Burrito.

    Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico

    This game seems to be taken dozens of pages out of bad B-movies; with a B for Burrito.

    Come here, hombre and leave the sombrero. You know what? Keep the sombrero, because it's about to get muy caliente up in here…ese. To be perfectly honest, most of this review should continue this way; with salsa and tequ... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Delve Deeper is a beardful of laughs

    Delve Deeper

    Delve Deeper is a beardful of laughs

    You have men and then you have real men; men with beards and pickaxes that spend their days toiling away in the dirt and destroy monsters. We call these guys Dwarves and in Delve Deeper, they slave themselves to bring th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    The main point of You Don't Know Jack is to make you chuckle.

    You Don't Know Jack

    The main point of You Don't Know Jack is to make you chuckle.

    Rare are the men called Cookie; heck, even the women with that name have only been seen in fluorescent lighting whilst enjoying a career in 'exotic' dancing. But as the quizmaster in the trivia party game You Don't Know ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    The DS version is a barebones rendition of itself.

    You Don't Know Jack

    The DS version is a barebones rendition of itself.

    Rare are the men called Cookie; heck, even the women with that name have only been seen in fluorescent lighting whilst enjoying a career in 'exotic' dancing. But as the quizmaster in the trivia party game You Don't Know ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    The selection available is bound to find something for everyone.

    Plants vs. Zombies

    The selection available is bound to find something for everyone.

    In the good old 'zombies equals gold' scenario, we see many games come and go that simply use brain munchers as a plot device. PopCap Games does pretty much the same thing in their colorful tower defense game Plants Vs Z... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Film Noir masterpiece come to life in game form.

    Gemini Rue

    A Film Noir masterpiece come to life in game form.

    A dark future awaits us. A protagonist, codename Delta-Six, finds himself strapped to a surgical chair, with 3 men surrounding him. He is helpless as they converse about erasing his memory. Do they not know he is conscio... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Twin Blades Is easily one of the most enjoyable short games available.

    Twin Blades

    Twin Blades Is easily one of the most enjoyable short games available.

    Hot, kinky and deadly lesbian nuns, anyone? It's with the premise that even the slightest sexual innuendo draws attention that Sanuk Games released Twin Blades. But also adding the formula of zombie equals great game, th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    APOX offers an innovating concept with a disappointing delivery.

    APOX

    APOX offers an innovating concept with a disappointing delivery.

    And it all started with an idea. That's what APOX's epitaph will read one day, long after everyone has forgotten about it. As modern warfare is a crowded theme to say the least, it's not easy to pick either a Real-Time ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Magicka is an amazingly entertaining experience, even with its horrible flaws

    Magicka

    Magicka is an amazingly entertaining experience, even with its horrible flaws

    Paradox Interactive is mostly known for their work on very serious and complex strategy games in line of Europa Universalis, where you take on the role of a dictator and manage an empire with your vast knowledge. This is... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Cortex Command offers a ton of variety and entertainment in a small package

    Cortex Command

    Cortex Command offers a ton of variety and entertainment in a small package

    The future is a wonderful time. In it, we will have discovered the secrets of life and just about anything will be possible. It is in this era we have found a way to do away with our mortal coil and preserve our noggins ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    Jane's Hotel is an unpolished manager game.

    Jane's Hotel

    Jane's Hotel is an unpolished manager game.

    How weird are we as gamers? We get up, get dressed, go perform some menial labor and then come home and waste our time in front of a screen. But even crazier, some of us chose to escape into a world where you perform mor... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The perfect game for anyone unfamiliar with the franchise to start from.

    Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution

    The perfect game for anyone unfamiliar with the franchise to start from.

    The Civilization franchise has since long been a strategy buff favorite. Since ancient times, Sid Meier and his team of minions have made building your empire from scratch both fun and intellectual for the masses; the fo... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    It's the complete package of presentation, story and puzzles that make Braid into a masterpiece amongst games.

    Braid

    It's the complete package of presentation, story and puzzles that make Braid into a masterpiece amongst games.

    Diving straight into it, Braid isn't your typical indie game. From thought to conception, everything about the world of your protagonist Tim is just that little touch different and what looks like a simple little platfor... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Battlefront II is a true sight to behold. More than just food for fans.

    Star Wars: Battlefront II

    Battlefront II is a true sight to behold. More than just food for fans.

    It is not often we get to enjoy being a mere pawn in a video game. Usually, when we think of Star Wars, we think of lightsabers and epic battles, from which we are the key turning point; but not in Battlefront. No, here ... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Beat Hazard is too damned exciting to let you give into frustrations

    Beat Hazard

    Beat Hazard is too damned exciting to let you give into frustrations

    Rhythm games are a blemish on the blazer of games. There's nothing fun about a giant quick time event telling you what to do and giving you the cue to do it. That's not gaming, that's being in special ed. Luckily, Beat ... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Max and the Magic Marker just doesn't stay fun for long

    Max & the Magic Marker

    Max and the Magic Marker just doesn't stay fun for long

    Physics are fun and so are puzzles! At least, if you looked like Urkel and got high off math back in the day. Max and the Magic Marker is such a game that combines a platformer, with these joys of physics and puzzles, f... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Bejeweled 3 is a full-fledged puzzle game

    Bejeweled 3

    Bejeweled 3 is a full-fledged puzzle game

    It's a bold move to release a sequel to a casual game on the same day as Disney's TRON: Evolution and Blizzard's World Of Warcraft: Cataclysm. However, PopCap Games has a huge following for their franchises and Bejeweled... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    This game kills so much time, it should be classified as time genocide.

    Bejeweled 2 Deluxe

    This game kills so much time, it should be classified as time genocide.

    Remember the olden days when you used to play connect 4 at your gran's house, when you came to visit? If you don't, you're one sad loser and I'm sorry your childhood was filled with flesh-eating clowns and elderly binge ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    "D.C." stands for Dungeon Crawling!<br />

    Dragon Crystal

    "D.C." stands for Dungeon Crawling!<br />

    Sometimes less is more. This is the main ingredient that makes Dragon Crystal on the Sega Master System what it is. This game is a dungeon crawler where you explore randomly generated levels in search for a holy Goblet; ... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    MMO grinding harm this otherwise beautiful, adrenaline-soaked, thrilling chase.

    Need for Speed World

    MMO grinding harm this otherwise beautiful, adrenaline-soaked, thrilling chase.

    EA is one of the largest game companies on this planet and that allows them to throw us a bone, in between all the yearly sports updates they shove down our holes. After giving us a free Battlefield iteration, it is now ... Read Full Review

    4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Kudos 2 is a life simulation that takes the complex aspect of living to heart.

    Kudos 2

    Kudos 2 is a life simulation that takes the complex aspect of living to heart.

    Life is a struggle. The rat race that is life is a long and arduous task where we strive for excellence in a numerous amounts of ways. Whether it is a successful career, social status, fame, fortune or another endeavor; ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Being BioWare doesn't give you the right to do whatever the hell you want with a game.

    Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood

    Being BioWare doesn't give you the right to do whatever the hell you want with a game.

    Nowhere in my eighties youth would I ever imagined Sega working with Nintendo; let alone working for them. Flash forward a few decades and Sega's horrible marketing choices have led it to be a software supplier only. Luc... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    It has various flaws that keep it from being great, but it's also a unique experience that is unmatched on its system

    The Adventures of Alundra

    It has various flaws that keep it from being great, but it's also a unique experience that is unmatched on its system

    An elf with pointy ears and a sword, going about a forest rich environment slaying orcs and other weird creatures, where have we seen that before? Alundra is an RPG-adventure story like the days of old would have it. A s... Read Full Review

    6 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    The absurd weirdness of this game overshadows any flaw or aspect it might have.

    Kujaku Ou 2: Geneishiro

    The absurd weirdness of this game overshadows any flaw or aspect it might have.

    In the top ten of "What were these guys smoking?" you'll find Mystic Defender, giving a high five to Viewtiful Joe, only to be ridiculed by the PSOne cult game LSD (you really don't want to know). In a strange alterna... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    I commend this game for thinking outside the box.

    Super Aleste

    I commend this game for thinking outside the box.

    Older systems, more than any other, enjoyed the possibility of a future alien invasion. Hundreds of games were set in or around space and had either cybernetic or squishy extraterrestrials for you to explode. It was the ... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Fat Princess: Fistful Of Cake on PSP is a fistful of fun!

    Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake

    Fat Princess: Fistful Of Cake on PSP is a fistful of fun!

    Fat Princess: Fistful Of Cake is one of the bigger campaigns, regarding Sony's attempt to revitalize their handheld system. After a successful release for PS3, a new strategy game was created for PSP, with an updated cam... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Professor Layton And The Curious Village is like Brain Academy on an acid trip!

    Professor Layton and the Curious Village

    Professor Layton And The Curious Village is like Brain Academy on an acid trip!

    Let's get this straight: Level-5 is one of my favorite developers, ever since I discovered their masterpiece Dark Chronicle on PS2. Does that make me biased? Perhaps, though they've always brought quality titles to the g... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Super Mario Kart is a milestone when it comes to racing games.

    Super Mario Kart

    Super Mario Kart is a milestone when it comes to racing games.

    What can be said about Super Mario Kart that most of us don't know already? I'd think very little; everybody knows this is a quality title. From small to big and young to old, the whole world knows Mario Kart and the qua... Read Full Review

    7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    It's all about risk versus reward in this game, which luckily works well all-round.

    Crack Down

    It's all about risk versus reward in this game, which luckily works well all-round.

    Crack Down is a top-down action shooter, like a modern Gauntlet, released on Sega Mega Drive in 1990. Raise your hand if you thought this was going to be a recent Xbox 360 release. No no no young Bucky, the game industry... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    It should be an axiom of what games should be like on PSP.

    Resistance: Retribution

    It should be an axiom of what games should be like on PSP.

    After a few releases on PS3, it was time for this exclusive franchise to drop an addition on its little brother. Resistance: Retribution on PSP tells a new tale with an equally novel hero. Though James Grayson, British e... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    The fuzz is the least of your worries on this godforsaken playing field!

    High Speed

    The fuzz is the least of your worries on this godforsaken playing field!

    Zooming into fifth gear easily, High Speed is yet another game published by Rare on the NES. Back in the day, Rare used to bring out a slew of games, and so they built themselves up to be a powerhouse through hard work. ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    For a Gameboy game it's both an original racer and a leading game on its platform.

    Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

    For a Gameboy game it's both an original racer and a leading game on its platform.

    Nigel Mansell was Magnum PI's brother, who decided to trade the exciting life of a detective for the thrills of Formula 1 racing. Not only that, but he was also savvy to the new hype of video games at the time. And thus ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    As a casual skirmish, it does its job well enough.

    The Legend of Prince Valiant

    As a casual skirmish, it does its job well enough.

    *Gamespot doesn't acknowledge the existence of this game, but I'm talking about the GAMEBOY version* Developer Ocean once was a powerhouse that grabbed any brand it could as fast as possible. Like EA in the present da... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Not the best RPG by far, but one of the best on PSP.

    Tales of Eternia

    Not the best RPG by far, but one of the best on PSP.

    We Europeans don't get to experience the glory of Japanese games a lot and so RPGs have always been in shortage on PSP. In fact, I don't recall a lot of RPGs being made for the handheld at all. And Tales Of Eternia isn't... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    If it had more content, this would be a true masterpiece, but now it can be summed up in one word: a shortcoming.

    Z.O.E.: Zone of the Enders (PlayStation 2 the Best)

    If it had more content, this would be a true masterpiece, but now it can be summed up in one word: a shortcoming.

    Long before Michael Bay mangled Transformers, there already were robots with lots of flash, exploding everything in town. In Zone Of The Enders, we call these shiny ninjas 'Orbital Frames'. In a post-apocalyptic world, t... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    On this note, I'll conclude Zone Of The Enders: It's just not worth it.

    Anubis: Zone of the Enders Special Edition

    On this note, I'll conclude Zone Of The Enders: It's just not worth it.

    Let's get this out of the way: Zone Of The Enders: The 2nd Runner (ZOE2) is everything its predecessor should've been; bigger, better, bolder. Now let's talk about its own merits. We're still in a distant, apocalyptic... Read Full Review

    5 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Spongebob is Metroid for 7-year olds!

    SpongeBob Squarepants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman

    Spongebob is Metroid for 7-year olds!

    "Ah, scenic Bikini Bottom. Home to Spongebob Squarepants and his pals. Look here, our hero is out for a walk with his pet snail Gary. How nice. OH NO! Gary smells kelp nip! He's running away! What will Spongebob do?" Wit... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Paper Mario is, without doubt, the best Mario game ever created! I do not say this lightly!

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    Paper Mario is, without doubt, the best Mario game ever created! I do not say this lightly!

    Let's start with a small prologue: I do not usually review well-known games, as I feel most players already know that it's solid. This is an exception, because this game deserves all the attention it can get. Paper Ma... Read Full Review

    4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Like a rollercoaster ride, it's short, but exciting!

    Hostages: The Embassy Mission

    Like a rollercoaster ride, it's short, but exciting!

    Rescue: The Embassy Mission sets the scene in a foreign city, where terrorists have taken over an embassy and taken the employees hostage; a common terrorist action during the 80's. Fed up with this situation, the govern... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful