User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.71/10

Total of 12 user reviews spread across 12 releases

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  • User Rating:7.5
    You've traveled this long and lonely road before, but never in such smoothness and polish.

    Torchlight II

    You've traveled this long and lonely road before, but never in such smoothness and polish.

    In order for Runic Games' Torchlight II to be a success, it had to face a number of hurdles that undoubtedly discouraged other studios from trying their luck in the action role-playing game genera. That neighborhood was... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An inexplicable end tarnishes what is otherwise the sum of BioWare's considerable talent as a game developer.

    Mass Effect 3

    An inexplicable end tarnishes what is otherwise the sum of BioWare's considerable talent as a game developer.

    Imagine you've spent eight years of your life working on an invention that will forever alter the course of human history for the good. Just before you walk up to the patent office to get approval for your miracle devic... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Simple, mindless fun, Realm of the Mad God goes a long way with little substance.

    Realm of the Mad God

    Simple, mindless fun, Realm of the Mad God goes a long way with little substance.

    Realm of the Mad God is a free and simple MMORPG that is cashing in on the recent trend toward old school graphics. Character Sprites, Flora and Fauna, and weapons, to name a few, are all composed of large pixels which ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    There's nothing quite like making the escape from Aperture Science Laboratory.

    Portal

    There's nothing quite like making the escape from Aperture Science Laboratory.

    I had never though much of portal; it was popularly portrayed as a sort of first person puzzle game and puzzles never seemed to do it for me. It was only until they made it free that I was cajoled into buying (well, dow... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    You'd be pretty stoked to have a run through Isaac's basement too.  Just watch out for piles of gore everywhere.

    The Binding of Isaac

    You'd be pretty stoked to have a run through Isaac's basement too. Just watch out for piles of gore everywhere.

    Well, minus the feces and micturition. I can probably deal with the profusion of gore and hopelessly disfigured monsters, but everything else just doesn't seem healthy. Whereas I have a pretty normal basement, with... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Beautiful but ephemeral, Bastion is a short ride in a fast machine.

    Bastion

    Beautiful but ephemeral, Bastion is a short ride in a fast machine.

    The world of Bastion literally constructs itself before the player. From the beginning, our hero "the kid" is tasked with the reconstruction of a machine with the power to undo a great calamity which killed off most of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Civilization is back and better than ever, though exactly how much better is the question that should be asked.

    Sid Meier's Civilization V

    Civilization is back and better than ever, though exactly how much better is the question that should be asked.

    The Civilization Series is one of those classic franchises that just keeps on dishing out great game after great game. These sorts of franchises seem to set the bar so high that any sort of sequel just won't do it justi... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

    It seems only yesterday I was grinding through kill streaks and scaling past prestige after prestige in Modern Warfare 2. Somehow, I feel like I've been there before, and yet, here I am, today, in the same place, with C... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A repetitive journey through medieval Italy full of vengeance, adventure, puzzles and, yes, assassinations.

    Assassin's Creed II

    A repetitive journey through medieval Italy full of vengeance, adventure, puzzles and, yes, assassinations.

    If you're anything like me, you've wondered how life may have been in the medieval ages with all that plague and death and the domination of the church over everyday life. You've been craving that taste of history and t... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A worthy port, Playstation 3 owners have no excuse to miss this one.

    Mass Effect 2

    A worthy port, Playstation 3 owners have no excuse to miss this one.

    Mass Effect 2 is a plot driven 3rd person shooter set in a universe roughly 200 years from the present. The plot features impressive characters and wonderful depth of story, and contains more than enough to keep yoursel... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Far Cry's underwhelming story makes playing longer than a few hours seem pointless, even with all its successes.

    Far Cry 2

    Far Cry's underwhelming story makes playing longer than a few hours seem pointless, even with all its successes.

    Set in the jungles of sub-Saharan Africa, Far Cry 2 opens with the protagonist riding a cab through a dusty road into an unspecified African country in the midst of war. His goal is the elimination of an infamous arms d... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Intriguing

    Osmos

    Intriguing

    The mark of a good puzzle game is its ability to masquerade periods of wasted time as significant endeavors worth every second put in it. For the most part, Osmos accomplishes this with engaging puzzles and rewarding ou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful