User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.42/10

Total of 55 user reviews spread across 55 releases

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  • User Rating:8.5
    An excellent game, especially for car enthusiasts.

    Gran Turismo 3 A-spec (Platinum)

    An excellent game, especially for car enthusiasts.

    The Good: -Solid, fun driving mechanics. -Exceptional graphics and audio; great presentation. -Hundreds of cars to choose from and dozens of ways to customize them. -Numerous types of races, from sprints to rallies t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    Bottom Line: it ain't good.

    Triple Play Baseball

    Bottom Line: it ain't good.

    The Good: -The unlockables make the game interesting and fun. -Extreme home run derby can be fun. The Bad: -Poor sound. -Poor visuals. -Poor feedback on the mound. Pitches aren't very distinctive and hard to judg... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    To say Gran Turismo is "genre defining" would be an understatement.

    Gran Turismo

    To say Gran Turismo is "genre defining" would be an understatement.

    Ok so I typed a review for this earlier today and my electricity went out, so I don't feel like retyping everything. Here's an outline: The Good: -Good sense of speed. -Engines sound good. -The ability to update ca... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    Just when you thought Halo couldn't get better.

    Halo 2

    Just when you thought Halo couldn't get better.

    The good: -Still some of the best FPS action ever created, and Bungie's taken it a step further, by adding dual wielding, new human and alien weapons, as well as more vehicles. You can even kick others out of their vehi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    This game was good back then, but...

    SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle

    This game was good back then, but...

    Overall SWAT 3 is a great game. The graphics, sound, and gameplay all tie together well. But nowadays the glitches in the game stick out more than they used to. For example, when I tell my unit to toss a flash bang in... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    One of my Gamecube favorites. I don't see why this is worse than the PS2 version.

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2

    One of my Gamecube favorites. I don't see why this is worse than the PS2 version.

    The Good: -A wide variety of the world's fastest cars are at your disposal. -The physics in game are a ton of fun. It's not simulation, but it still offers a fair and fun challenge, whether you outrun a cop or all of y... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    I've played a lot of good simulations in the past, but this is the KING of simulations.

    NASCAR Racing 2003 Season

    I've played a lot of good simulations in the past, but this is the KING of simulations.

    Those of you that are familiar with the history of Papyrus shouldn't be surprised by the amount of praise they got for releasing this game. To this date, this is the best NASCAR simulation to date, and one of the best si... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.9
    Good game, but on the track action could've been a little better.

    NASCAR Thunder 2003

    Good game, but on the track action could've been a little better.

    The Good: -Career mode is wonderful. You can hire a pit crew based on their speed, skill, and potential. You can hire sponsors but keep in mind that bigger names require more out of you. Career mode also keeps track of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.4
    Nothing special unless your a fan of the series.

    Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Nothing special unless your a fan of the series.

    The Good: -Very enjoyable for LOTR fans. -Combat system is decent. -Offers a fairly reasonable challenge. The Bad: -Voice acting just doesn't sound right at all in some spots. -Graphics and character animations a... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    rFactor is a game full of many pros and cons.

    rFactor

    rFactor is a game full of many pros and cons.

    The Good: -This game is designed to be redesigned. Dozens of mods, tracks, drivers, and settings are available. You can create 24 hour races, and even accelerate time so that it's compressed into 24 minutes. -The graph... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7
    Raises the bar for what makes a great game.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    Raises the bar for what makes a great game.

    Since most of you already know what a revolutionary game this is, I'll just leave a quick summary. The Good: -Complete freedom. Tons of characters to interact with, jobs to complete for other people, become wealthy, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.9
    Worst racing game I ever played.

    NASCAR Challenge

    Worst racing game I ever played.

    The Good: -It's got a built in rumble feature. The Bad: -The moment I touch a car or get off road I spin out. If a touch the rumble strip, my car stops. The only fun I got out of this was driving by myself, as it's ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6
    An awesome game for those who have the patience.

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

    An awesome game for those who have the patience.

    The Good: -The gameplay in general just works great. Attacking from the shadows is a blast, and the use of different gadgets and weapons just add to an already great experience. -I have never seen a game with better li... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.2
    For once, I don't agree with you, Gamespot.

    TimeSplitters 2

    For once, I don't agree with you, Gamespot.

    The Good: -The only good thing about the gameplay is that you can do it with friends. Alone, it's just boring. -There are plenty of game modes in multiplayer, many of which are actually pretty good. -The story mode do... Read Full Review

    2 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Wow, this is wayyyy better than the console versions.

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004

    Wow, this is wayyyy better than the console versions.

    The Good: -The True Swing Analog works to perfection in this game. The ability to create a slice and draw with your mouse, and the ability to change the sensitivity of the mouse makes this the most realistic golf game o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3
    MVP Baseball 2003 is an amazing, addictive baseball game until you get tired of putting up with its issues.

    MVP Baseball 2003

    MVP Baseball 2003 is an amazing, addictive baseball game until you get tired of putting up with its issues.

    The Good: -The pitcher-hitter interface is excellent, complete with strong and weak points for each batter. A good pitch will make the hitter guess at what you're throwing, but a poor pitch may reveal where your ball wi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    A pretty well made game. At least worth a rental or two.

    SoulCalibur II

    A pretty well made game. At least worth a rental or two.

    The Good: -The combat system is well made and relatively easy to learn. -Excellent graphics on the player models, and the environments are also done quite well. -A pretty good variety in characters. -Plenty of game m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6
    I would buy an Xbox just for this game...oh wait, I did...

    Halo (Xbox Collection)

    I would buy an Xbox just for this game...oh wait, I did...

    Let me first start by saying that Halo is an excellent FPS that is right up there with games like Goldeneye, Metroid Prime, and Perfect Dark. If you think that this will be just like any other FPS, think again. The Go... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Final Fantasy VII robbed me of my social life.

    Final Fantasy VII

    Final Fantasy VII robbed me of my social life.

    The Good: -An engaging, well thought out story with memorable, unique characters. Seriously, the plot is what kept me playing this game. I was never into turn-based combat, but this game kept me going. -You'll get at l... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    I didn't think this game would be that good, but I was wrong.

    Project Gotham Racing 2

    I didn't think this game would be that good, but I was wrong.

    The Good: -The physics are the perfect blend between arcade and simulation. Depending on your car, it may be able to slide through turns easily, but with other cars you need to find the right line to get through the tur... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.6
    It's fun for the first few tournaments, but then the challenge vanishes.

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004

    It's fun for the first few tournaments, but then the challenge vanishes.

    The Good: -Good, amusing commentary. -Relatively nice graphics. -A full PGA Tour Season calendar, as well as plenty of arcade and sim modes, a fun world tour feature, and real time events for certain days. -Unique, f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6
    Not a sim racer's dream come true, but it'll do.

    NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup

    Not a sim racer's dream come true, but it'll do.

    Personally I play Nascar Racing 2003 Season on PC way more than this. This game's physics are surprisingly good. Cars are more sensitive to contact at high speeds, just the way they should be. One thing that bugs me thou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8
    Don't have a Gamecube? Well go get one so you can play this game!

    Metroid Prime

    Don't have a Gamecube? Well go get one so you can play this game!

    This game is truly amazing in every conceivable way, and is one of the greatest games I have ever played. I simply don't know how to describe how good it is, but I'll try. The Good: -A huge, detailed world that can b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Who would've thought a game out of a cereal box could be so good?

    Chex Quest

    Who would've thought a game out of a cereal box could be so good?

    This is one of the first FPS I've ever played, and I thought it was amazing at the time (I was like 8 years old). But even today, I look back on that game and think, "That was actually pretty good." Here's a br... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.4
    Even as a collector of Nascar games, I could not possibly recommend buying this for more than $2.

    NASCAR 2001

    Even as a collector of Nascar games, I could not possibly recommend buying this for more than $2.

    The Good: -Gamers can relive the 2000 Nascar Season...sort of. -Sound is ok...I guess. The Bad: -Absolutely eye-piercing graphics. The game looks like it came from the first Playstation. When I turn the mirror on, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    Ah, how I loved this game.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4

    Ah, how I loved this game.

    I haven't played this game for awhile, so this review will be strictly from memory. I loved the idea of going around wherever I wanted, whenever I wanted. And each area had plenty of ramps and rails to ride, including... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.7
    Simulations: Nascar Racing 2003, GTR, Live for Speed and Richard Burns Rally. This does not apply.

    NASCAR SimRacing

    Simulations: Nascar Racing 2003, GTR, Live for Speed and Richard Burns Rally. This does not apply.

    "From start to finish, the experience is so unsatisfying - no, make that infuriating ." That was in the review for Nascar Revolution back in 1998. "From start to finish, the experience is so unsatisfyin... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    Best superhero game I ever played.

    Spider-Man 2

    Best superhero game I ever played.

    I'll keep it short. Good: -Swing through all of New York whenever you want. -More realistic swinging. If there's no buildings around, you can't swing. Also capable of reaching high speeds. -The idea of random petty... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Surprsinly realistic. Nascar fans should check this out.

    NASCAR Heat 2002

    Surprsinly realistic. Nascar fans should check this out.

    There's actually not much I have to say this game. Basically, if you're a Nascar fan, you might as well get it, as it's good as or even better than Nascar Thunder. The Good: -Despite it's realism, the game is easy to... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Another excellent effort by Nintendo.

    Super Smash Bros. Melee

    Another excellent effort by Nintendo.

    The Good: -Plenty of unlockable characters, each having unique moves, weak points, strong points, and special abilities. -It's easy to fall in love with the graphics. -The sound fits each level perfectly. -There are ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.8
    It's kind of disappointing, but at the same time it's a good game. It really feels like a clone of 2005.

    Madden NFL 06

    It's kind of disappointing, but at the same time it's a good game. It really feels like a clone of 2005.

    Madden 06 basically lacks new features. For those who are reading this I'm just going to assume you have 2005 and cover teh new features. The Superstar mode is supposed to give you an idea of what it's like to be an N... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.6
    Ok, you can shoot me now.

    Superman: The New Superman Adventures

    Ok, you can shoot me now.

    It's been a few years since I played this game, and when I did have it, I didn't play it much. I wanted to like it, but absolutely NOTHING was good about it. First off, bullets aren't supposed to hurt Superman. The contr... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.9
    I would recommend skipping on this one.

    NCAA Football 2004

    I would recommend skipping on this one.

    The Good: -Decent college atmosphere. -Create a prospect feature allows you to create yourself and get selected by a school. -The off season has the same amount of depth as any Madden game out there. The Bad: -You... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.8
    I really tried to enjoy this. I loved Ocarina of Time and wanted to enjoy this so badly.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Majora no Kamen (w/Memory Pack)

    I really tried to enjoy this. I loved Ocarina of Time and wanted to enjoy this so badly.

    Majora's Mask is a disappointing sequal to OoT. Before you mark this review with an "I disagree" mark, please read why I didn't like this. First off, the game relies so heavily on minitasks that you forget what your even... Read Full Review

    10 of 18 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    A short but fun trip through the world of Mario, or in this case, Luigi.

    Luigi's Mansion

    A short but fun trip through the world of Mario, or in this case, Luigi.

    The Good: -The graphics are pretty well polished. Dust will fly as he walks or vacuums rooms, the game is pretty atmospheric (and it should be, considering its a haunted house) and Luigi reacts appropriately to the even... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Rent it...for like 2 days.

    Rollcage

    Rent it...for like 2 days.

    I can't say many good things about this game. The concept of cars that can drive up walls and ceilings was well thought out, but the execution was simply flawed. The sense of speed in the game is good, but it almost make... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Nothing revolutionary, but still a fun game.

    Spider-Man

    Nothing revolutionary, but still a fun game.

    The Good: -Voice acting is done quite well, along with Stan Lee doing some occasional narrating. -A very, very long game full of enemies and bosses. On top of that, there are unlockable suits with special abilities and... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    A solid combat game worthy of the name Lord of the Rings.

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    A solid combat game worthy of the name Lord of the Rings.

    The Good: -Combat system is strong and nothing feels better than slicing an orc in half. -Spectacular voice acting...virtually every actor from the movie lent a hand in the game. -Lots of unlockable health and strengt... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    Personally, this is the best GBC game I ever played.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

    Personally, this is the best GBC game I ever played.

    The Good: -The amount of difficulty was just right. -Graphics weren't half bad for a GBC game, and the sound was relatively decent, too. -A good variety of moves and grinds are at your disposal. -Plenty of skaters, b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.2
    Eh, it's too short to buy.

    Spider-Man: The Movie

    Eh, it's too short to buy.

    The Good: -Some excellent looking environments, especially outdoors. And basically everything in the environment can be used to your advantage. Flower pots can be thrown, gas tanks can be blown up, you name it. -Some g... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful