User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.31/10

Total of 252 user ratings spread across 252 releases

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  • Review Score:6.3
    Rather simple and not at all challenging, what it had going for it were high quality graphics and an engaging storyline.

    Final Fantasy VII

    Rather simple and not at all challenging, what it had going for it were high quality graphics and an engaging storyline.

    “Final Fantasy VII” was an interesting turn-based RPG for the PC. The game was rather simple and not at all challenging; what it had going for it were high quality graphics and an engaging storyline. The turn-based ba... Read Full Review

    3 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.3
    It was unfortunate that "X2: Wolverine's Revenge" did turn out to be such a crummy game.

    X-Men 2: Wolverine's Revenge

    It was unfortunate that "X2: Wolverine's Revenge" did turn out to be such a crummy game.

    “X2: Wolverine’s Revenge” had the potential to be a great fighting game, but unfortunately it fell far short. The concept was great, and an absolute fanboy’s dream, play as Logan/James Howlett from his time as the Weapo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.3
    It was unfortunate that "X2: Wolverine's Revenge" did turn out to be such a crummy game.

    X-Men 2: Wolverine's Revenge

    It was unfortunate that "X2: Wolverine's Revenge" did turn out to be such a crummy game.

    “X2: Wolverine’s Revenge” had the potential to be a great fighting game, but unfortunately it fell far short. The concept was great, and an absolute fanboy’s dream, play as Logan/James Howlett from his time as the Weapo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.3
    It was unfortunate that "X2: Wolverine's Revenge" did turn out to be such a crummy game.

    X-Men 2: Wolverine's Revenge

    It was unfortunate that "X2: Wolverine's Revenge" did turn out to be such a crummy game.

    “X2: Wolverine’s Revenge” had the potential to be a great fighting game, but unfortunately it fell far short. The concept was great, and an absolute fanboy’s dream, play as Logan/James Howlett from his time as the Weapo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7
    Combined a great storyline, wonderful graphics and music, and best of all, loads of playable X-Men!

    X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse

    Combined a great storyline, wonderful graphics and music, and best of all, loads of playable X-Men!

    “X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse” was the X-Men game I had been hoping would be made. It combined a great storyline, fantastic character handling, wonderful graphics and music, and best of all, loads of playable X-M... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7
    Combined a great storyline, wonderful graphics and music, and best of all, loads of playable X-Men!

    X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse

    Combined a great storyline, wonderful graphics and music, and best of all, loads of playable X-Men!

    “X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse” was the X-Men game I had been hoping would be made. It combined a great storyline, fantastic character handling, wonderful graphics and music, and best of all, loads of playable X-M... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood?

    Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood?

    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood? I remember first playing this in grade school. The player was granted a set time period in which he would gather clues and narrow the list of suspects in his quest to ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood?

    Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood?

    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood? I remember first playing this in grade school. The player was granted a set time period in which he would gather clues and narrow the list of suspects in his quest t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood?

    Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood?

    Who doesn’t remember this game from their childhood? I remember first playing this in grade school. The player was granted a set time period in which he would gather clues and narrow the list of suspects in his quest t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996.  Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun.

    Tomb Raiders (PSOne Books)

    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996. Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun.

    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996. Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun. The game followed the exploits of Lara Croft, a female Indiana Jones, as she explored caves and various... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996.  Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun.

    Tomb Raiders

    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996. Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun.

    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996. Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun. The game followed the exploits of Lara Croft, a female Indiana Jones, as she explored caves and various ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996.  Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun.

    Tomb Raider

    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996. Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun.

    “Tomb Raider” set a new standard when it was released in 1996. Part puzzle-solving, part adventure, and all fun. The game followed the exploits of Lara Croft, a female Indiana Jones, as she explored caves and various ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4
    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

    Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

    “Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds” was a fun game on the PC. It put the player in control of all land, sea, and air assets of one of six political groups from the Star Wars universe: the Rebellion, the Empire, the Wooki... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Before the popularity of "The Sims" franchise, there was "SimCity."

    SimCity 2000

    Before the popularity of "The Sims" franchise, there was "SimCity."

    Before the popularity of "The Sims" franchise, there was "SimCity." "SimCity 2000" was essentially the same as its predecessors, the player assumed the roles of all the officials who would t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Before the popularity of "The Sims" franchise, there was "SimCity."

    SimCity 2000

    Before the popularity of "The Sims" franchise, there was "SimCity."

    Before the popularity of "The Sims" franchise, there was "SimCity." "SimCity 2000" was essentially the same as its predecessors, the player assumed the roles of all the officials who would t... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    While RoboCop dispensed justice with his fists, he would often call upon the hand cannon he kept holstered in his leg.

    Robocop

    While RoboCop dispensed justice with his fists, he would often call upon the hand cannon he kept holstered in his leg.

    “RoboCop” was a fun game for its time on the Commodore 64. Set in Detroit in the future, it pitted police officer Alex J. Murphy as RoboCop against street thugs and dogs (yep, Detroit in the future will apparently be inf... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Recommended for any fan of the Punisher comics or films.

    The Punisher

    Recommended for any fan of the Punisher comics or films.

    While receiving mediocre reviews from GameSpot, I found “The Punisher” to be very enjoyable. I’ve been a fan of the Punisher comics since the late 80s, and found “The Punisher” game to stand out among the other Punisher ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Recommended for any fan of the Punisher comics or films.

    The Punisher

    Recommended for any fan of the Punisher comics or films.

    While receiving mediocre reviews from GameSpot, I found “The Punisher” to be very enjoyable. I’ve been a fan of the Punisher comics since the late 80s, and found “The Punisher” game to stand out among the other Punisher ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    With 60 levels and 20 different endings, there was quite a bit of replay value.

    Phantom 2040

    With 60 levels and 20 different endings, there was quite a bit of replay value.

    Based upon an under-appreciated cartoon of the same name, “Phantom 2040” followed Lee Falk’s character in a future setting. The game was incredible in the number of possible endings, and the fluidity of the storyline ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    "Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee" had wonderful graphics and coloring, and the character rendering befitted the game's

    Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

    "Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee" had wonderful graphics and coloring, and the character rendering befitted the game's

    For a game released in 1997, "Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee" had some wonderful graphics with great coloring. The characters were beautifully rendered, and their appearance was befitting of the game's title, Oddworld... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    "Paperboy" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    Paperboy

    "Paperboy" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    “Paperboy” was an exceedingly simplistic game, in which the player controlled a paperboy on a bicycle, charged with delivering newspapers to subscribers, in a sort-of side-scrolling adventure. As the paperboy, the pla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Paperboy

  • Review Score:7
    "Paperboy" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    Paperboy

    "Paperboy" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    “Paperboy” was an exceedingly simplistic game, in which the player controlled a paperboy on a bicycle, charged with delivering newspapers to subscribers, in a sort-of side-scrolling adventure. As the paperboy, the pla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Paperboy 2

  • Review Score:6.5
    "Paperboy 2" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    Paperboy 2

    "Paperboy 2" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    “Paperboy 2” didn't add anything to its predecessor on the Commodore 64 except for improved graphics. It remained an exceedingly simplistic game, in which the player controlled a paperboy on a bicycle, charged with deli... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    "Paperboy 2" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    Paperboy 2

    "Paperboy 2" combined BMX biking with rampant vandalism and the sound of breaking glass.

    “Paperboy 2” didn't add anything to its predecessor on the Commodore 64 except for improved graphics. It remained an exceedingly simplistic game, in which the player controlled a paperboy on a bicycle, charged with deliv... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.3

    Nuclear Strike

  • Review Score:5.3
    "Nuclear Strike" was enjoyable for its time, but I would recommend renting it first .

    Nuclear Strike

    "Nuclear Strike" was enjoyable for its time, but I would recommend renting it first .

    "Nuclear Strike" followed the mediocre "Soviet Strike" on the PS1. The game began with the player piloting an Apache attack helicopter in a tropical setting, destroying boats, anti-aircraft guns, and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.3
    "Nuclear Strike" was enjoyable for its time, but I would recommend renting it first .

    Nuclear Strike

    "Nuclear Strike" was enjoyable for its time, but I would recommend renting it first .

    "Nuclear Strike" followed the mediocre "Soviet Strike." The game began with the player piloting an Apache attack helicopter in a tropical setting, destroying boats, anti-aircraft guns, and other grou... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam Spade true crime novel.

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

    This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam Spade true crime novel.

    In "Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne," the player assumes the role of Max Payne, a police detective who is under suspicion for a crime he didn't commit. This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

  • Review Score:9
    This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam Spade true crime novel.

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

    This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam Spade true crime novel.

    In "Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne," the player assumes the role of Max Payne, a police detective who is under suspicion for a crime he didn't commit. This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam Spade true crime novel.

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

    This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam Spade true crime novel.

    In "Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne," the player assumes the role of Max Payne, a police detective who is under suspicion for a crime he didn't commit. This game sported all the drama and intrigue of a Sam ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.8
    What saved this game in the end was a good storyline, and the novelty of playing as Indiana Jones.

    Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

    What saved this game in the end was a good storyline, and the novelty of playing as Indiana Jones.

    “Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb” on the XBOX could have been a great continuation of the Indiana Jones film franchise. Unfortunately though, LucasArts made this particular game unnecessarily difficult. This seemed ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.8

    Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

  • Review Score:5.8
    What saved this game in the end was a good storyline, and the novelty of playing as Indiana Jones.

    Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

    What saved this game in the end was a good storyline, and the novelty of playing as Indiana Jones.

    “Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb” on the PC could have been a great continuation of the Indiana Jones film franchise. Unfortunately though, LucasArts made this particular game unnecessarily difficult. This seemed to... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.8
    What saved this game in the end was a good storyline, and the novelty of playing as Indiana Jones.

    Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

    What saved this game in the end was a good storyline, and the novelty of playing as Indiana Jones.

    “Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb” on the PS2 could have been a great continuation of the Indiana Jones film franchise. Unfortunately though, LucasArts made this particular game unnecessarily difficult. This seemed t... Read Full Review

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

    Summer Games

  • Review Score:7
    "Summer Games" was a cool game for its time, as were the other Olympics-themed games released by Epyx.

    Summer Games

    "Summer Games" was a cool game for its time, as were the other Olympics-themed games released by Epyx.

    "Summer Games" was the first Olympics-themed game from Epyx in the early 1980s. The game featured the following events: Pole Vault, Platform Diving, Sprinting, Gymnastics, Freestyle Swimming, Skeet Shooting, a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    "Ninja Gaiden" followed a tried but true formula, but was still a fun game, and popular enough to spawn severa

    Ninja Ryuukenden

    "Ninja Gaiden" followed a tried but true formula, but was still a fun game, and popular enough to spawn severa

    “Ninja Gaiden” was an exceptionally cool game on the TurboGrafx-16. The player controlled a ninja who ran along in this side-scrolling action game, using a katana sword and limited shuriken to devastate enemies. One of... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful