User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.1/10

Total of 24 user ratings spread across 24 releases

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  • Review Score:7.5
    Stylish combat and an amazing soundtrack combine to overshadow the flaws of this grindhouse-inspired shooter

    Wet

    Stylish combat and an amazing soundtrack combine to overshadow the flaws of this grindhouse-inspired shooter

    As the current generation of consoles continues to age and mature, many developers are striving to create experiences that are indistinguishable from Hollywood movies. Video game budgets continue to soar, award winning w... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Wet

  • Review Score:8.5
    Splosion Man offers up a unique premise along with addictive and challenging gameplay

    'Splosion Man

    Splosion Man offers up a unique premise along with addictive and challenging gameplay

    Alright then, picture this if you will. A science experiment gone horribly wrong, mixed with an over the top Warner Brothers cartoon, topped off with pounds and pounds of assorted meats. Got the image? Great, now blow th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Trash Panic is a highly addictive puzzle game that demands tremendous patience and tenacity

    Trash Panic

    Trash Panic is a highly addictive puzzle game that demands tremendous patience and tenacity

    Have you ever looked at your trash can and thought, "Wow, that would be a great setting for a video game!"? If you have, then you should probably lay off the games for a while and seek professional help. Or you could fir... Read Full Review

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

    SIREN: Blood Curse

  • Review Score:6.5
    Siren has some scary moments but it can't quite shake the ghosts of the past

    SIREN: New Translation

    Siren has some scary moments but it can't quite shake the ghosts of the past

    When survival horror games were first introduced, many of us were too terrified of zombie dogs and shuffling zombies to pay attention to tank-like controls and horrible camera angles. As time passed on and gamers became ... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Patapon 2

  • Review Score:7.5
    Patapon 2 retains the quirky fun of the original but may feel too familiar for some

    Patapon 2: Don-Chaka

    Patapon 2 retains the quirky fun of the original but may feel too familiar for some

    Last year, Sony introduced the world to the first real time strategy rhythm game with Patapon for the PSP. Its unique art style and addictive gameplay made it an instant stand out classic on the system. Now, Sony is look... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Ninja Blade

  • Review Score:8
    Ninja Blade comes close to mediocrity, but its over the top nature makes it a blast to play

    Ninja Blade

    Ninja Blade comes close to mediocrity, but its over the top nature makes it a blast to play

    With the growing mainstream popularity of video games, expectations of interactive grandeur are higher than ever. It seems developers all over the world are competing to see who can produce the biggest display of process... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Despite some lingering flaws of the genre, Star Ocean: TLH is the strongest addition to the Xbox 360's JRPG library

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope

    Despite some lingering flaws of the genre, Star Ocean: TLH is the strongest addition to the Xbox 360's JRPG library

    There have been a number of surprising developments during this console generation. Online interactivity is stronger than ever, Nintendo somehow found the means to dominate after two lackluster consoles, and Indy and ret... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Street Fighter IV truly deserves its place as one of the greatest fighting games of all time.

    Street Fighter IV (Collector's Edition)

    Street Fighter IV truly deserves its place as one of the greatest fighting games of all time.

    Back in the early 90's, Street Fighter II rocked the arcade world with its unique characters and fast combat system. Although a simple game on the surface, many diligent (read: obsessed) gamers found added layers of comp... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Flower is a beautiful and emotional journey that provides the perfect escape from reality.

    flower

    Flower is a beautiful and emotional journey that provides the perfect escape from reality.

    How would one define a video game? Is it simply an interactive experience using images on a screen? Or is something not considered a video game unless it contains an element of skill or progression? While there may be di... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Tomb Raider: Underworld is a satisfying adventure for fans of the series

    Tomb Raider: Underworld

    Tomb Raider: Underworld is a satisfying adventure for fans of the series

    In 1996, gamers everywhere became infatuated with Tomb Raider. The mix of puzzle solving, gunplay, and its sexy female protagonist, Lara Croft, pushed the game (and especially Lara herself) into an iconic status. Twelve... Read Full Review

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

    Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

  • Review Score:9
    Persona 4 may be the last in a long line of PS2 RPGs, but it will forever have a place as one of the best.

    Persona 4

    Persona 4 may be the last in a long line of PS2 RPGs, but it will forever have a place as one of the best.

    In the year 2008, during a generation where companies are competing to see who can squeeze out the prettiest HD graphics, is there any room left for a Japanese RPG on the Playstation 2? Fortunately for developer Atlus an... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    A beautiful and relaxing adventure and a perfect reboot for the series

    Prince of Persia

    A beautiful and relaxing adventure and a perfect reboot for the series

    This year, there have been a number of hardcore titles designed to send the player on a punishing campaign to save the earth. After throwing thousands of frag grenades and being chainsawed online for the hundredth time,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Prince of Persia

  • Review Score:8.5
    Despite its flaws, every Wii owner (especially the Otakus) of the right age HAS to play this game.

    No More Heroes

    Despite its flaws, every Wii owner (especially the Otakus) of the right age HAS to play this game.

    Attention to all Wii owners who have been with Nintendo since the NES in 1985: We finally have a game made specifically for us and it's No More Heroes! It's bloody and over the top while still retaining a heavy dose of n... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    The line between movies and games becomes further blurred with Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.

    Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

    The line between movies and games becomes further blurred with Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.

    The Playstation 3 is truly proving to be a system that can deliver a Hollywood caliber experience in video games. First, there was Heavenly Sword which truly felt like a summer blockbuster with its spectacular set pieces... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Assassin's Creed

  • Review Score:8.5
    An amazing and innovative first step with a fair bit of missteps

    Assassin's Creed

    An amazing and innovative first step with a fair bit of missteps

    Writing a review for Assassins Creed is an extremely challenging endeavor. On the one hand, this game is an extremely ambitious work of art that is to be commended for its scope and innovative aspects. However, the game ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    An amazing platformer as well as a memorable experience

    Super Mario Galaxy

    An amazing platformer as well as a memorable experience

    Ok before I get into the review, let me offer a bit of my mario background. Like many others, I loved the 2D installments to death. However, the transition to 3d hasn't been as smooth for me. I truly repect what Mario 64... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    A great battle system and story concept marred by slow pacing and trite dialogue

    Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume

    A great battle system and story concept marred by slow pacing and trite dialogue

    When Eternal Sonata first started up in my 360, I was initially blown away by the look of it. As a big JRPG fan, It was wonderful to see close up shots of the detailed anime style characters. Soon afterwards, the basic p... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful