User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.61/10

Total of 41 user reviews spread across 41 releases

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  • User Rating:7
    Not Exactly Bursting At The Seams...

    Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

    Not Exactly Bursting At The Seams...

    With every year in gaming, comes inevitabilities. Sports fans are treated to yearly entries in the EA Sports series of games, movie fans are catered with game adaptations of the biggest blockbusters or the year, Playstat... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Cooking Patties, Frenching Fries...Still Fun....

    PaRappa the Rapper 2

    Cooking Patties, Frenching Fries...Still Fun....

    Back when the Playstation was released in the mid 90's, Sony had a challenge in establishing themselves as a competitor to Sega and Nintendo. It was during this period where mascots reigned supreme, and both Sega and Nin... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Capcom Take You Back To The Past....Again!

    Capcom Classics Collection Volume 2

    Capcom Take You Back To The Past....Again!

    In terms of rich history, few companies have a legacy of great games like Capcom. Especially in the arcade – Capcom were known for putting out some great games such as the likes of Final Fight, Captain Commando, Mercs, 1... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    No Watter What People Say, Catching Monkeys Is Still Fun....

    Ape Escape 3

    No Watter What People Say, Catching Monkeys Is Still Fun....

    The Ape Escape series is a weird beast (ignore the pun), as it’s one of the few Sony platformers not designed by a Western Studio, but not as internationally regcognised as Jak, Ratchet, Sly or even former Sony platforme... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    2007's Best PS2 Game. By Far.

    God of War II

    2007's Best PS2 Game. By Far.

    2005’s God of War was a unique game. For starters, it combined an impressive looking game with a great combat engine and a decent storyline that made the protagonist, Kratos, the biggest badass in recent gaming history (... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.2
    Oh Spidey...why!?

    Spider-Man 3

    Oh Spidey...why!?

    Another year, another big movie is turned into a video game. 2007 is host to ten major blockbusters (including, but not limited to, Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End, The Simpsons Movie, Transformers, Shrek the Thi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    The Next Generation of Fighting has Arrived!

    Virtua Fighter 5

    The Next Generation of Fighting has Arrived!

    In terms of development, it would have been really hard to follow up Virtua Fighter 4 (and the Evolution re-release). Aside from being the first of the Virtua Fighter games to be on a non-Sega console, it’s considered by... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.9
    A Gem In The Rough?

    Sonic Gems Collection

    A Gem In The Rough?

    (Note - This review is written for the PAL version of the game. So whenever the word MegaDrive is used, it's the same console as the Genesis). There is no doubt of the influence that Sonic the Hedgehog had on popular ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Cross Marketing Fantasy? Or One of the Best Star Wars Games Yet?

    LEGO Star Wars

    Cross Marketing Fantasy? Or One of the Best Star Wars Games Yet?

    There are games released that when you hear of its concept, you don't seem to worry too much. However, there are games that whenever you hear of the concept, you stop and try to make some sense of it, because its too wei... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Very Ambitious, But Still Great...

    Tekken Tag Tournament (Platinum)

    Very Ambitious, But Still Great...

    When one hears the word Tekken (meaning Iron Fist), one immediately begins to think of one of the most fun and deep fighting series ever created. When the series first launched in 1995, to try make some money off the suc... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    Third Time Lucky? Hell Yes!

    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3

    Third Time Lucky? Hell Yes!

    Dragon Ball Z is truly one of the most diverse animes ever created. It's one of those shows where you either love it because of its epic battles and scope, or you hate it because it's one of the longest shows ever create... Read Full Review

    5 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    10 Years On and still Beats Strong!

    Tekken 5

    10 Years On and still Beats Strong!

    From it's roots in the arcades, Namcos fighting opus Tekken has grown to be recognized as one of the greatest game series of all time. The original Tekken, released in 1995, was a bit of a innovation, as not only was it ... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Get Ready for some Old School Cool!

    Sonic Mega Collection Plus (Greatest Hits)

    Get Ready for some Old School Cool!

    1991 was a pivotal year for 16 bit gaming. Nintendo had released its newest (and greatest) console, the Super Nintendo, or SNES, and had released Super Mario World, one of the most defining examples on how to make a plat... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6
    A Change of Technology takes the Real Life Driving Simulator to New Heights...

    Gran Turismo 3 A-spec (Platinum)

    A Change of Technology takes the Real Life Driving Simulator to New Heights...

    Gran Turismo, released in 1998, was a revolutionary game, that incorporated realistic car physics with a great selection of cars, that all could be customised and raced against. The release of Gran Turismo 2 was even bet... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The Real Life Driving Simulator Just Got Better...A Lot Better...

    Gran Turismo 2 (Greatest Hits)

    The Real Life Driving Simulator Just Got Better...A Lot Better...

    When Gran Turismo was released in 1998, it was the birth of the realistic simulator, and it was a revolutionary experience that began many peoples fascination with cars. So when the team at Polyphony Digital knew it was ... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    The Beginning of something special...

    Gran Turismo

    The Beginning of something special...

    The year 1998 was a special year for many gamers. It was the year that two of the greatest games of all time were released, some of those being Half-Life and Metal Gear Solid, and pretty much, an all around great year fo... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Epic and Brilliant, just like the Movie!

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    Epic and Brilliant, just like the Movie!

    Wow, is all that I can say. When I first loaded up this game, I was completely blown against the wall, because it wasn't what I was expecting at all. It's know common knowledge that movie to game adaptations aren't very ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    The first fighter I ever played...and still a great entry in the great MK series...

    Mortal Kombat 3

    The first fighter I ever played...and still a great entry in the great MK series...

    "There is no Knowledge that is not Power" -Raiden When one thinks of the words, Mortal Kombat, what does one think? Does one remember the sight of a losing fighter getting killed by the winner? Does one think of the ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The Next Evolution of the Fighting Game...

    Tekken 2

    The Next Evolution of the Fighting Game...

    Sequels are nothing to be scoffed at in the world of gaming. It's common knowledge that most gaming sequels are not as good as the original (examples shown in Devil May Cry 2, Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex and oth... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Lives Up To It's Name...

    TOCA Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator

    Lives Up To It's Name...

    Any game that has a subtitle 'The Ultimate Racing Simulator' has gotta make some bold claims. In the world of Gran Turismo, 'The Real-Life Racing Simulator' it needs to take a lot to dethrone GT, but heres the thing abou... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The Most Influential Fighting Game of All Time...

    Street Fighter II: The World Warrior

    The Most Influential Fighting Game of All Time...

    Street Fighter II. What can you say about this game that hasn't been already said? Apart from being the game that started the whole fighting game craze, this game also set standards that would later become somewhat integ... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    The Underground Calls Again!

    Need for Speed Underground 2 (Greatest Hits)

    The Underground Calls Again!

    One of the first racing games I ever played was EAs Need For Speed, and to this day, I consider it to be one of the best racing games ever. Sequels followed, and I played them out, and I loved all of them, until EA decid... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A Smackdown you will want to Recieve...

    Exciting Pro Wrestling 5 (Limited Edition)

    A Smackdown you will want to Recieve...

    The Smackdown games have something really going for them. They are some of the best games around at the moment, and are great fun with other people. Sadly, the last game in the Smackdown series before this (Shut Your Mou... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.2
    Not the best WWE game you'll play...

    WWE Survivor Series

    Not the best WWE game you'll play...

    2004 was a bit of a hit and miss for Wrestling Games. Smackdown Vs Raw (for the PS2) was a great game, but had a few features that were a bit lacking. Day of Reckoning (for the GC) was a great game, with features to make... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Strap Yourself In For One Hell of a Ride!

    Burnout 2: Point of Impact

    Strap Yourself In For One Hell of a Ride!

    The original Burnout was a game that no-one expected. It brought back in the old style of Arcade racing in a world dominated by Racing Simulators. Not only did it provide killer gameplay, it also was a good multiplayer g... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.2
    This is Wrestling?

    The Simpsons Wrestling

    This is Wrestling?

    Ok, before I start this review, let me just say that the word "Wrestling" in the title isn't true. The only moves that are closely related to wrestling in this game are pinning and moves you can do off the ring ropes. Th... Read Full Review

    3 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Out of the Underground, Into the World!

    Tony Hawk's Underground 2

    Out of the Underground, Into the World!

    The name Tony Hawk means not only a lot in sport history, but also, in video game history. The first Tony Hawks Pro Skater was revolutionary, in the fact that it was the first ever 3D skateboarding game, had a killer sou... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The Best Playstation Fighter Ever Made...No Question

    Tekken 3 (PlayStation the Best)

    The Best Playstation Fighter Ever Made...No Question

    The original Tekken took everyone by suprise. Not only was it one of the best 3D fighters to be released at the time (and the best looking at the time), it was more accesible than than the Virtua Fighter games. Tekken 2 ... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.2
    The Green One is Back, and this time, he brought friends...

    Shrek 2

    The Green One is Back, and this time, he brought friends...

    It's a common site nowadays to see a game coming along with every major movie release. This year, we've had Spiderman 2 (which is one of the best games of 2004), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Catwoman and now... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the most amazing and deepFighting games you'll ever play...

    Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution

    One of the most amazing and deepFighting games you'll ever play...

    Fighting games are truely a genre that has evolved over time. Street Fighter 2 introduced special moves and multi-button combos, plus had a great selection of characters. Then Virtua Fighter came along, and the fighting ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Marios Greatest 2D Adventure....and one of the most brilliantly designed games of all time...

    Super Mario Bros. 3

    Marios Greatest 2D Adventure....and one of the most brilliantly designed games of all time...

    There are great games, and then there are classic games, and the Super Mario Bros games go well and above classic status into immortal classics. Arguably the first ever platformer series created, these classic games pave... Read Full Review

    7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8
    Don't Hate it because it's Viewtiful!

    Viewtiful Joe

    Don't Hate it because it's Viewtiful!

    Capcom are known for making all sorts of different games. Back in the early 90's, after creating and 'perfecting' one of the greatest games of all time, they would usually create different sorts of fighters. These were ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8
    How Insanity can be Fun!

    Wario Ware, Inc: Minigame Mania

    How Insanity can be Fun!

    There are games that could be considered normal, and then there are games that could be considered to be insane. WarioWare is a result of this. Firstly, it's a Wario game, meaning that it's immediately a different style ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    Continuing a tradition of great gaming

    WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw

    Continuing a tradition of great gaming

    The WWE Smackdown games have proven to be some of the best wrestling games available on the market today (well, they're pretty much the only games on the market for PS2). What began as a arcadey kind of game with a amazi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.6
    The game of broken promises and misleading hype

    DRIV3R

    The game of broken promises and misleading hype

    If there is one game developer that I hate so much, it's gotta be Reflections. I have played every single one of their games, and I hate each of them so much. What their games are is basically, style over substance, whil... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    I didn't play, I volunteered!

    Medal of Honor Frontline (Platinum)

    I didn't play, I volunteered!

    Medal of Honor began life as EA's answer to the N64 Exclusive shooter Goldeneye: 007 (ironically enough, EA are making a sort of sequel to that game, for all consoles, and the people who made Goldeneye are making a new g... Read Full Review

    2 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The greatest Playstation game ever made, no question, so get ready for some Tactical Espionage Action

    Metal Gear Solid (Premium Package)

    The greatest Playstation game ever made, no question, so get ready for some Tactical Espionage Action

    There are games that are must-buys, and there are games that are must-buys because they are really great. This game is one of them...and it deserves every part of it. This game ushered in a new genre, the genre of Stealt... Read Full Review

    1 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.7
    Come back Insomniac! All is forgiven

    Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly

    Come back Insomniac! All is forgiven

    Tell me, was this game meant to be crap from the beginning, so the Spyro name can sucker people in to buy it, or was this a honest attempt at trying to make a game worthy of the Insominiac Spyro games? Either way, this g... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    Triumph! Or Die!

    Street Fighter Alpha 3

    Triumph! Or Die!

    Ok, it's a well known fact that most fighting games on portable consoles don't tend to go nearly as well as their arcade or console brethern. Because of limitations of cartridge size, most Gameboy Fighters haven't been e... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Without question, the best PS2 fighter to date...and my first Perfect 10...

    SoulCalibur II

    Without question, the best PS2 fighter to date...and my first Perfect 10...

    Namco have always been at the forefront of 3D fighting games, essentially, they are the best fighting game company out there (admit it, they are) and we are lucky enough to be blessed with one of the greatest fighting ga... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful