User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 4.36/10

Total of 96 user reviews spread across 96 releases

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  • User Rating 4
    Very difficult gameplay

    Ueki no Housoku: Taosu ze Robert Juudan!!

    Rated on November 12, 2013 by FriendBear

    Very difficult gameplay

    Based on the popular anime - The law of Ueki, this game is a 3D in/out of the screen side scrolling fighting game, similar to the super smash series. However, the game itself although looks good, it p...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Good game but single player campaign is far too short

    Battlefield 4

    Rated on October 31, 2013 by FriendBear

    Good game but single player campaign is far too short

    Yes, I know 'most' people buy the BF series for the multiplayer aspects but 4 hours? And thats pushing it ~ I'm not going to even gripe about the various pathing bugs, enemy soldiers popping up out of...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4
    Become a Legend Mode is Broken for P.E.S 2014

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2014

    Rated on October 17, 2013 by FriendBear

    Become a Legend Mode is Broken for P.E.S 2014

    Ignore all the Fifa vs P.E.S arguments, initially you had your Fifa crowd for the better simulation aspect of Football, and you had P.E.S for more arcade, pick up and play aspects of the sport which f...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Do not buy! Crash! Crash! Crash! Crash! Crash! Reviews are based on the game, not the 'actual' stability of the game!

    Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World

    Rated on August 15, 2013 by FriendBear

    Do not buy! Crash! Crash! Crash! Crash! Crash! Reviews are based on the game, not the 'actual' stability of the game!

    Everyone who has played the entire Civilization V series fully well knows how unstable Civilization V really is, it took Firaxis a very long time in order to fix many significant issues with the origi...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Another 4X Micromanagement space fest, complete with cheating A.I how fun.

    Endless Space

    Rated on July 08, 2013 by FriendBear

    Another 4X Micromanagement space fest, complete with cheating A.I how fun.

    If you've played, lets see ~ Civilization 1 - 5 or Galactic Civilizations or any of the morass of 4X strategy games out there then you know, A.I are usually the deciding factor on how good the game re...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Frustrating cheesy boss fights ruin the entire game

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope International

    Rated on April 29, 2013 by FriendBear

    Frustrating cheesy boss fights ruin the entire game

    Star Ocean: The last Hope is/way the last hope for the Star Ocean series and for me personally, it failed. The entire series has always followed the traditional Japanese method of having stupidly di...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Whilst it does have issues, primarily the totally unreliable healing methods - the game does have its moments.

    Chou Jigen Game: Neptune

    Rated on March 02, 2013 by FriendBear

    Whilst it does have issues, primarily the totally unreliable healing methods - the game does have its moments.

    I don't really feel the gamespot rating of 3 is really fair in terms of the overall game, I'd say the game is more of a niche market title, especially for otaku fans. That being said, the game does ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Don't believe the hype, is the perfect Classification for Guild Wars 2. New Players be very wary of the misguided hype.

    Guild Wars 2

    Rated on February 24, 2013 by FriendBear

    Don't believe the hype, is the perfect Classification for Guild Wars 2. New Players be very wary of the misguided hype.

    First off, time spent playing Guild Wars 2 is over 1500 hours not to mention, closed betas time spent more than 30 hours so that gives me more than enough expertise to review this game. I've been hol...

    2 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Candidate for 'Worst MMo Ever' Deserves a 0 if that was possible.

    Wizardry Online

    Rated on February 16, 2013 by FriendBear

    Candidate for 'Worst MMo Ever' Deserves a 0 if that was possible.

    Basically, Wizardry Online is really an attempt at making a game like Demon Souls into an MMo, and unfortunately for gamepot -- it just doesn't work..at all, save for a very very tiny playerbase made ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Marred by spawning issues, and frustrating gameplay.

    Far Cry 3

    Rated on January 06, 2013 by FriendBear

    Marred by spawning issues, and frustrating gameplay.

    Far Cry 3 is one of those games that appeals to most FPS fans, but in actual reality most will end up hating the game simply because of the many issues with the game such as randomly spawning Soldiers...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    A travesty of a game when compared to the original. Your soldiers are all idiots with poor accuracy skills.

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    Rated on October 17, 2012 by FriendBear

    A travesty of a game when compared to the original. Your soldiers are all idiots with poor accuracy skills.

    1/10 for sheer frustration factor, Players with short tempers, needs to stay away from this game period. I've been a long standing fan of the series since the original back in the mid-90s, even compl...

    5 out of 25 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    I wanted until patch 1.0.3 to review this game, sad to say but this game is dead now.  Blizz, for shame.

    Diablo III

    Rated on June 19, 2012 by FriendBear

    I wanted until patch 1.0.3 to review this game, sad to say but this game is dead now. Blizz, for shame.

    Patch 1.0.3 = Super Nerf = People Quit This patch was rushed, not sufficiently tested and will cause riots and mass ragequits, here is why. IAS 50% Nerf This has a multitude of effects, not o...

    6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5
    Spirit Tales/Glory Destiny is almost a carbon copy of Eden Eternal, but with all the worst aspects intact. PAY TO WIN.

    Spirit Tales

    Rated on May 13, 2012 by FriendBear

    Spirit Tales/Glory Destiny is almost a carbon copy of Eden Eternal, but with all the worst aspects intact. PAY TO WIN.

    Imagine all the worst aspects of Eden Eternal, constant grinding, horrible drop rates and then, add in many other horrible aspects and thats what you get with Spirit Tales. Level 1 - 25 The ga...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Fundamental flaws break the series otherwise could have been a very good micro-management game.

    A-Ressha de Ikou 9 (with Koushiki Guide Book)

    Rated on April 07, 2012 by FriendBear

    Fundamental flaws break the series otherwise could have been a very good micro-management game.

    One of the basic flaws in A-Train 9 is the fact that you cannot give unique timetable orders to your trains and cars, meaning once you set the timetable (vehicle pathing) "everything" will follow that...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    Totally, completely, utterly broken ~ crashfest. Rename 'One more turn into One more crash'

    Sid Meier's Civilization V

    Rated on March 28, 2012 by FriendBear

    Totally, completely, utterly broken ~ crashfest. Rename 'One more turn into One more crash'

    After mixed reviews from Civilization 4, mostly due to AI issues, I'm glad Sid Meier took this V into a new direction, sure it was a risky move but honestly, it paid off big time. The combat is m...

    6 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2
    One of the hardest RPGs next to Demons Souls for PS3. Hardcore RPG fans only.  Very frustrating gameplay, poor combat.

    Risen

    Rated on December 28, 2011 by FriendBear

    One of the hardest RPGs next to Demons Souls for PS3. Hardcore RPG fans only. Very frustrating gameplay, poor combat.

    Risen looks great, unfortunately Deep Silver spent so much time on the graphics and immersion they totally forgot about the gameplay, more importantly the combat which is the bread and butter of RPGs,...

    1 out of 15 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2
    At least, it's free.  A.P.B has not been upgraded much over the original failed version, this is just as bad.

    APB Reloaded

    Rated on December 16, 2011 by FriendBear

    At least, it's free. A.P.B has not been upgraded much over the original failed version, this is just as bad.

    The concept for a Grand Theft Auto MMo isn't a new one, APB is the first really to try and, failed hard. The biggest problems with APB is the fact it is pure PVP fps shooter, and always these types o...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Great potential game, but right now - it is incredibly buggy.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Rated on November 11, 2011 by FriendBear

    Great potential game, but right now - it is incredibly buggy.

    Bethesda are unfortunately known for creating some of the most buggiest games in the industry, on the plus side they are also known for creating some really classic ones and Skyrim is among the very o...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Confusing layouts, lack of everything and the FTP method, is more like an extended demo. Not to mention, tons of bugs.

    DC Universe Online

    Rated on November 09, 2011 by FriendBear

    Confusing layouts, lack of everything and the FTP method, is more like an extended demo. Not to mention, tons of bugs.

    First off, I was initial impressed with DCU, however that quickly faded once I entered the watchtower for the first time, the entire area is unnecessarily confusing, I guess Sony was going for flash o...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5
    Ruined by hackers and over zealous pkers.

    Aika Online

    Rated on November 06, 2011 by FriendBear

    Ruined by hackers and over zealous pkers.

    Honestly, this game would have done alot better if it had a strict PvE channel only, but since this game is build heavily around PvP it isn't going to happen, and never will. Sure, that's fine but th...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Less equals more?

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

    Rated on October 27, 2011 by FriendBear

    Less equals more?

    P.E.S 2011 is a far superior game in my opinion, everything in 2012 seems less in all departments, less fun, less commentary and weaker A.I. Even though Konami state they worked on better AI for this...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Back in 2005, it was amazing - Today its boring, broken and needs to step aside for something better.

    Maple Story

    Rated on October 08, 2011 by FriendBear

    Back in 2005, it was amazing - Today its boring, broken and needs to step aside for something better.

    MapleStory is a sidescrolling platform MMo, nothing really more needs to be said about that part. You can highly customize your character if you have plenty of NX and are lucky enough to get some stu...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Good train game marred by little 'free content' and ridiculously overpriced payware.

    RailWorks 2: Train Simulator

    Rated on September 28, 2011 by FriendBear

    Good train game marred by little 'free content' and ridiculously overpriced payware.

    It seems these days that that most of the train games are dominated by the railworks series and very recently a free upgrade to railworks 3 (train simulator 2012) via Steam - this is all good an all b...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Ea and Playfish should be ashamed of themselves.

    The Sims Social

    Rated on September 25, 2011 by FriendBear

    Ea and Playfish should be ashamed of themselves.

    Sims social is a social network game based off the popular sims games, this particular one is very similar to the original sims. Sounds good in theory but in practice, its been a horrible nightmare a...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5
    Broken game, company that own it scam people out of money and ban people without reason. PvP worst system ever created.

    Eden Eternal

    Rated on September 01, 2011 by FriendBear

    Broken game, company that own it scam people out of money and ban people without reason. PvP worst system ever created.

    Hello, saddens my heart to write this very negative review about Eden Eternal but the truth must be heard, my credentials for posting this review is that I've been a closed beta tester and played sinc...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    10 years ago, was worthy of a prime score, but today is just 'average', bots and hacks destroyed MP.

    Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

    Rated on March 07, 2011 by FriendBear

    10 years ago, was worthy of a prime score, but today is just 'average', bots and hacks destroyed MP.

    When Diablo 2 first came out, it was perhaps one of the best RPGS of the time, but obviously as time drags on this once gem of a game is rather jaded these days, and thats speaking from a diablo fan f...

    0 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Initially appears to be a interesting MOG, but quickly becomes boring, grindfest and frustrating.

    Vindictus

    Rated on February 23, 2011 by FriendBear

    Initially appears to be a interesting MOG, but quickly becomes boring, grindfest and frustrating.

    The game starts out rather weak, character choices are limited and character options are also limited, anything remotely interesting requires cash shop payments. Once your past this part your will be...

    1 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Perhaps one of the worst driving games I've played in a long time. But its one of those games...love or hate.

    Split/Second

    Rated on February 11, 2011 by FriendBear

    Perhaps one of the worst driving games I've played in a long time. But its one of those games...love or hate.

    Honestly, I just hate this game. Too me, its boring, broken and just a terrible driving experience and seems like it desperately wants to be a Burn Out clone but fails. Like with the classification,...

    4 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4
    I found the game to be highly unstable, especially when using an Xbox360 controller.

    Test Drive Unlimited 2

    Rated on February 09, 2011 by FriendBear

    I found the game to be highly unstable, especially when using an Xbox360 controller.

    Overall, the game doesn't seem to bad, nice visuals and scenery even though, I still think TDU1 is still a better game overall. The major problem I have is that the game seems to be highly unstable f...

    2 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Like others have said, great game..poor A.I that cheats.

    Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

    Rated on February 03, 2011 by FriendBear

    Like others have said, great game..poor A.I that cheats.

    I've spent many a late nights playing Moo2 and know all too well about the cheating A.I, which is really the only crippling downside to the game. For a game that is 14 years old, it still is a good p...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    Whilst I have respect for NIS for trying something new, this just doesn't work unfortunately.

    Last Rebellion

    Rated on January 30, 2011 by FriendBear

    Whilst I have respect for NIS for trying something new, this just doesn't work unfortunately.

    I think it could have been a pretty good game if more time was invested in ironing out all the problems and re-working some of the major issues. Personally, I think the biggest problem with the gam...

    0 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Final Fantasy XIII is a horrible mess, linear to the extreme and sadly, lets down the franchise greatly.

    Final Fantasy XIII

    Rated on January 14, 2011 by FriendBear

    Final Fantasy XIII is a horrible mess, linear to the extreme and sadly, lets down the franchise greatly.

    Harsh words coming from a die-hard FF fan, but sadly the truth. Right from the start the game is practically a straight line in terms in linear gameplay, little to no exploration, no shops..towns..or...

    5 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Not worth even $10..

    Mobile Suit Gundam: Crossfire

    Rated on December 11, 2010 by FriendBear

    Not worth even $10..

    Just to re-iterate what cloud_strife15 said in his pretty accurate post, any Gundam fans should steer way clear of this abomination otherwise it could ruin the whole aspect of the anime/manga for you....

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Anyone who remembers Shogo, will love Front Mission Evolved.

    Front Mission Evolved

    Rated on September 30, 2010 by FriendBear

    Anyone who remembers Shogo, will love Front Mission Evolved.

    Long ago a little known game called Shogo: Mobile Armor Division was released, a hybrid mech/FPS game which was pretty good fun even if it was a short game, now fast forward to 2010 and Square-Enix re...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    Repackaged Final Fantasy XI, but with fewer jobs and penalizes the player if they play too long. You have been warned!

    Final Fantasy XIV Online

    Rated on September 22, 2010 by FriendBear

    Repackaged Final Fantasy XI, but with fewer jobs and penalizes the player if they play too long. You have been warned!

    The major problems with this game need to be addressed first before any positive reviews can ever be done, that being said only fanbois will give this game 8-10 point rating, which it clearly does not...

    28 out of 54 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Unfinished, boring, everything is instanced and laggy.  Best thing about FeZ...its free to play.

    Fantasy Earth Zero

    Rated on August 14, 2010 by FriendBear

    Unfinished, boring, everything is instanced and laggy. Best thing about FeZ...its free to play.

    I had some high expectations since it was developed by Squenix, however sadly this pile of poo is pretty much something I would have expected from a two bit company rather than a great well known reno...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    "Don't believe the hype" pretty much sums it up, poor AI ruins this game.

    Sid Meier's Civilization IV

    Rated on July 26, 2010 by FriendBear

    "Don't believe the hype" pretty much sums it up, poor AI ruins this game.

    I hate to admit but one persons review (F1tsy) pretty much sums it up perfectly. The AI is a horrible mess, it cheats constantly and the combat balance is beyond frustrating, almost as bad as the ori...

    9 out of 22 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2
    Error 12/13? Invisible sims? Corrupt save games? EA still has not fixed critical issues to this game, perhaps never will

    The Sims 3

    Rated on July 22, 2010 by FriendBear

    Error 12/13? Invisible sims? Corrupt save games? EA still has not fixed critical issues to this game, perhaps never will

    Sims 3 is a great game, when it works ~ unfortunately that is not the case. Since the game launched and several expansions later, the game still has critical issues that prevent people from playing t...

    0 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4
    Great game ruined by major instabilities, crashes and sloppy coding. Bethesda, fix your games please!

    Fallout 3

    Rated on July 17, 2010 by FriendBear

    Great game ruined by major instabilities, crashes and sloppy coding. Bethesda, fix your games please!

    Like with most Bethesda Softwork games, the quality of the actual game is not in question, but the actual quality of the code is ~ everyone knows that since the early days of the Elderscroll series, B...

    3 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1
    DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM oh did I mention it has brutal DRM?

    Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

    Rated on May 07, 2010 by FriendBear

    DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM - DRM oh did I mention it has brutal DRM?

    This is one of those titles that when it works its not a bad game, when it doesn't work its a royal piece of garbage. It crashes often, elite textures are buggy and is a major source of frustration a...

    1 out of 8 found this review helpful.