User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.81/10

Total of 59 user reviews spread across 59 releases

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  • User Rating:10
    Square might have possibly put out what is arguably the best RPG on the Super Nintendo, if not the best RPG of all time.

    Chrono Trigger

    Square might have possibly put out what is arguably the best RPG on the Super Nintendo, if not the best RPG of all time.

    Highs: excellent gameplay, fair challenge, not hard but not easy, awesome combo moves, no items are too expensive, easy for beginners to get used to, excellent story, unforgettable music, great graphics, nice artwork, ma... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A fantastic survival horror game that Sega should make a sequel to.  If you love Resident Evil, you'll love Deep Fear.

    Deep Fear

    A fantastic survival horror game that Sega should make a sequel to. If you love Resident Evil, you'll love Deep Fear.

    Highs: Resident Evil-style controls, Resident Evil-style scares, Metroidvania-style gameplay, great story, great 3D visuals and decent FMV scenes, makes full use of the Saturn's 6-button controller, places to restock on ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Even though it looks pretty dated by today's standards, Final Fantasy IV is still one of the best RPGs ever.

    Final Fantasy IV

    Even though it looks pretty dated by today's standards, Final Fantasy IV is still one of the best RPGs ever.

    Highs: Great characters, fantastic music, solid story, gameplay is top-notch, game isn't hard but isn't easy, provides a fair challenge, and despite some elements of the game looking a bit outdated, everything else still... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Front Mission 3 is one of the most addicting games you'll ever play, thanks to it's great story and sublime gameplay.

    Front Mission 3

    Front Mission 3 is one of the most addicting games you'll ever play, thanks to it's great story and sublime gameplay.

    Highs: Wonderful gameplay, great story and character development plus lots of plot twists, excellent music, balanced weapons, the eject feature, different scenarios to choose from, high replay value. Lows: The game ge... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    The Saturn version of MM8 is totally worth owning for it's exclusive content. Just pay over $100 for it.

    RockMan 8: Metal Heroes (Saturn Collection)

    The Saturn version of MM8 is totally worth owning for it's exclusive content. Just pay over $100 for it.

    Highs: Excellent 2D visuals, excellent bonus content, solid gameplay, wonderful j-pop opening for the Japanese version, better music on Tengu Man's stage, excellent controls, shop has many items to choose from, excellent... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    The original Resident Evil is great on PS1, but the Sega Saturn version is the definitive version of this classic.

    BioHazard

    The original Resident Evil is great on PS1, but the Sega Saturn version is the definitive version of this classic.

    Highs: Great gameplay and controls, excellent music, voice acting so bad it's good, many weapons to choose from, unlockable battle minigame w/ zombie Wesker and Gold Tyrant, new enemies, exclusive outfits for Chris and J... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Metal Slug is action-packed, funny, has lots of charm, fun, and a very good game.

    Metal Slug (PSOne Books)

    Metal Slug is action-packed, funny, has lots of charm, fun, and a very good game.

    Highs: controls are good, excellent visuals, lots of action, explosions & stuff, excellent weapon selection, options to change how many lives you want, the difficulty setting and more, includes art gallery, good music. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    EA and Criterion have created not only the best Need for Speed game, but a racing game for the ages.

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

    EA and Criterion have created not only the best Need for Speed game, but a racing game for the ages.

    Highs: Lots of cars to choose from, excellent visuals, plays and controls nicely - as if you are driving a car, good music, many different missions, great level design, huge world to explore, it's a lot of fun. Lows:... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Arguably the best Castlevania game ever, thanks to inspiration from Super Metroid.

    Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku (PSOne Books)

    Arguably the best Castlevania game ever, thanks to inspiration from Super Metroid.

    Highs: Excellent controls and gameplay, lots of rewarding secrets, excellent story, awesome music, excellent JRPG elements, different endings, excellent use of Metroid-style template, best Castlevania game. Lows: Chea... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Mario Kart 64 is one fun racer that will keep you and your friends entertained for hours.

    Mario Kart 64

    Mario Kart 64 is one fun racer that will keep you and your friends entertained for hours.

    Highs: Excellent controls, interesting stage settings, excellent environments, wonderful track design, lots of items, high replay value, unforgettable music, you'll be entertained for hours. Lows: Only 8 characters to... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    After 22 years, the original Sonic the Hedgehog is still as good as it was back then.

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    After 22 years, the original Sonic the Hedgehog is still as good as it was back then.

    Highs: Brilliant level design, good graphics, excellent music, challenging bonus stages are rewarding, no gimmicks - it's just Sonic being Sonic, a must have for Genesis/Mega Drive owners. Lows: Too short, Sonic can't... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Super Mario World is probably the best Mario game ever, possibly overtaking SMB3.

    Super Mario World: Super Mario Bros. 4

    Super Mario World is probably the best Mario game ever, possibly overtaking SMB3.

    Highs: Controls are excellent, level design is great, awesome music, secrets are very rewarding, good but short boss battles, has aged very nicely, a game that every SNES owner should have. Lows: Annoying enemies, rid... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Galaxy 2 is the wonderful sequel that improves on the original, and asks the question: Why not have more of the same?

    Super Mario Galaxy 2

    Galaxy 2 is the wonderful sequel that improves on the original, and asks the question: Why not have more of the same?

    Highs: Excellent gameplay and highly responsive controls brought over from the original, even better music, excellent visuals, wonderful stage design, lots of humor, fun boss battles, ability to play as Luigi, high repla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Using Mario 64's blueprint, Super Mario Sunshine is an excellent GameCube debut for Nintendo's superstar.

    Super Mario Sunshine

    Using Mario 64's blueprint, Super Mario Sunshine is an excellent GameCube debut for Nintendo's superstar.

    Highs: Extremely fun, sublime controls, epic boss battles, very cool locations to see, this game will make you want to play it again after you've beaten it. Lows: Cheap deaths, Mega Man/Contra-difficult, kind of ridcu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    With MMX6, Capcom ruined the great and powerful impact that X5 had on the X series.

    RockMan X6 (PlayStation the Best)

    With MMX6, Capcom ruined the great and powerful impact that X5 had on the X series.

    Highs: Excellent music, good voice acting, still controls and plays fine. Lows: Horrible stage design, one of the worst stories in video game history, bad camera angles, too pointlessly difficult, cheap deaths, annoyi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A disappointment compared to Wind Waker, but still another satisfying entry in the long-running Zelda series.

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    A disappointment compared to Wind Waker, but still another satisfying entry in the long-running Zelda series.

    Highs: Excellent controls and gameplay carry over from Wind Waker, fantastic inventory system, different armors to choose from, time period looks more modern than past Zelda games (like 19th century), excellent level des... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Desperate Struggle improves on it's predecessor in pretty much every single way, a must have for Wii owners.

    No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

    Desperate Struggle improves on it's predecessor in pretty much every single way, a must have for Wii owners.

    Highs: Great voice acting, lots of humor, lots of old video game cameos and references, good story, characters are unforgettable, plays nicely, awesome finishing moves, excellent use of quicktime events, boss battles are... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Resident Evil 5 is another solid entry in one of Capcom's flagship franchises.<br />

    Resident Evil 5

    Resident Evil 5 is another solid entry in one of Capcom's flagship franchises.<br />

    Highs: Decent controls, great weapons, fantastic music, great story, worth picking up for a few bucks. Lows: AI partner is a little stupid, only 9 slots to put items in, insanely difficult(even on easiest difficulty),... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Mega Man X5 would have been a great ending to the X Series, if this was the final game in the series.

    RockMan X5 (PlayStation the Best)

    Mega Man X5 would have been a great ending to the X Series, if this was the final game in the series.

    Highs: New armors, ability to duck, awesome music, gameplay and controls are still great, great story, ability to play as either X or Zero during the actual game, the Guns N' Roses references, so many throwbacks, shockin... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Though it wasn't perfect, Square's first entry into the survival horror genre sure was a good one.

    Parasite Eve

    Though it wasn't perfect, Square's first entry into the survival horror genre sure was a good one.

    Highs: Excellent visuals, well-done CG cutscenes, great story, lots of weapons to choose from, great music, plot leaves you guessing the whole way through, interesting gameplay mechanics, takes good advantage of the Met... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Mega Man X2 does exactly what the original does, just a lot better.

    RockMan X2

    Mega Man X2 does exactly what the original does, just a lot better.

    Highs: Great and challenging level design, secrets are very rewarding, controls and plays nicely, more dialogue than the first game, great music, cool wireframe effects given by the Cx4 chip, great story, a better game t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Can the Pokemon games get any better than this?

    Pocket Monsters Platina

    Can the Pokemon games get any better than this?

    Highs: Great graphics, exploring is still a ton of fun, cool legendaries, superb gameplay, tons of rewards, so much to do, great story, just tons of fun to play. Lows: Once you have beaten the game, you won't wanna st... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Super C is a solid platformer, but isn't as good as other games in the series and it hasn't aged very well.

    Super Contra

    Super C is a solid platformer, but isn't as good as other games in the series and it hasn't aged very well.

    Highs: Decent controls and gameplay, good graphics, pretty much the same as the first. Lows: Can get very boring at times, harder than the original, has not aged well, stage design isn't very good (Top-down stages, I ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Contra: Hard Corps is another great entry in the series that will not disappoint fans.

    Contra: The Hard Corps

    Contra: Hard Corps is another great entry in the series that will not disappoint fans.

    Highs: Rockin music, solid gameplay and controls, excellent level design, fast-paced action, can carry up to 5 weapons, multiple endings, has a good story, can choose up to 4 characters, a ton of fun to play. Lows: Ha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Sonic 2 is the best Sonic game on the Genesis, outdoing the original in pretty much every way possible.

    Sonic the Hedgehog 2

    Sonic 2 is the best Sonic game on the Genesis, outdoing the original in pretty much every way possible.

    Highs: Great level design, excellent music, fun boss battles, plays fairly, fantastic controls and gameplay, ability to play as either Sonic or Tails, high replay value, a must have for any Genesis owner. Lows: Hard ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Released near the end of the SNES' hayday, DK Country showed that the SNES can hang with the newbies of the 32-bit era.

    Super Donkey Kong

    Released near the end of the SNES' hayday, DK Country showed that the SNES can hang with the newbies of the 32-bit era.

    Highs: Graphics way ahead of it's time, solid gameplay, excellent secrets, great music, excellent level design, great humor, a timeless classic. Lows: Controls are a bit unresponsive, can be very frustrating at times,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Star Fox 64 is one of the greatest space shooters ever made, and it has such a high replay value.

    Star Fox 64

    Star Fox 64 is one of the greatest space shooters ever made, and it has such a high replay value.

    Highs: Controls and gameplay are great, level design is excellent, music is also fantastic, decent voice acting(DO A BARREL ROLL!), cool secrets, a ton of fun to play. Lows: Too short, gameplay is a little too fast to... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    After 21 years, A Link to the Past is still one of the best Zelda games, and any Super NES owner should get this game.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce

    After 21 years, A Link to the Past is still one of the best Zelda games, and any Super NES owner should get this game.

    Highs: Great music, good dungeon design, controls nicely, takes itself more seriously than any other Zelda game, lots of secrets to keep you busy, challenging gameplay, the game that set the standard for all Zelda games.... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The game that started what is probably the best fighting game series of all time.

    Super Smash Bros.

    The game that started what is probably the best fighting game series of all time.

    Highs: Good gameplay, decent controls, good graphics for N64 standards, excellent unlockables, excellent music, good character selection, a classic. Lows: Some stage designs have not aged well, and that's to be expect... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the defining Dreamcast titles, Shenmue feels more like an experience than a game, like watching a great movie.

    Shenmue: Isshou Yokosuka

    One of the defining Dreamcast titles, Shenmue feels more like an experience than a game, like watching a great movie.

    Highs: Excellent story, great character development, detective skills are awesome, controls nicely(even though you use the D-pad to move), solid gameplay, excellent visuals, a game that you will spend many sleepless nigh... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Mega Man 8 is another worthwhile entry in the series, and an excellent anniversary title too.

    Mega Man 8 Anniversary Edition

    Mega Man 8 is another worthwhile entry in the series, and an excellent anniversary title too.

    Highs: Good gameplay, challenging stages and excellent level design, good music, controls nicely, well-done anime cutscenes, a lot of fun to play. Lows: Bad voice acting(DR.WYWEE!!!), dosen't do much different than pa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    If you want a true Zelda experience, break out the N64 and/or GameCube and have at it.

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

    If you want a true Zelda experience, break out the N64 and/or GameCube and have at it.

    High Points: Excellent graphics, good weapon selecton, a huge world to explore, lots of tasks to keep you busy. Low Points: Controls are kinda sloppy, feels more like a Final Fantasy game than a Zelda game, Save Point... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Code: Veronica X is an excellent port of a Dreamcast game that came out a year before, and a must-have for any RE fan.

    Resident Evil Code: Veronica X

    Code: Veronica X is an excellent port of a Dreamcast game that came out a year before, and a must-have for any RE fan.

    Highs: Tank-control goodness, excellent weapons, good music, great story, excellent character development, a lot of fun to play. Lows: Bad voice acting, hardest game in the Resident Evil series by a longshot of course... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    SA2 is superior to the original in almost every way, and probably the best 3D Sonic of all time.

    Sonic Adventure 2

    SA2 is superior to the original in almost every way, and probably the best 3D Sonic of all time.

    Highs: Great gameplay, smooth controls, great music - especially Live & Learn by Crush 40, good story, excellent chao garden, well-done character development, can play as the good guys or bad, good graphics, excellent l... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Wario's Woods is one of the best puzzle games out there, as you will spend many hours playing this classic.

    Wario no Mori

    Wario's Woods is one of the best puzzle games out there, as you will spend many hours playing this classic.

    Highs: Soild gameplay, decent graphics, decent music, controls nicely, and a good story as well. Lows: Can be unforgiving on newer players, sound effects are a little dated, also came out in 1994 like Mega Man 6 did. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    While the original Resident Evil didn't invent the survival horror genre, it perfected it. A game for the ages.

    Resident Evil (Value)

    While the original Resident Evil didn't invent the survival horror genre, it perfected it. A game for the ages.

    Highs: Controls so bad that they are good, voice acting & dialogue are so bad that its good, excellent range of weapons, good puzzles, excellent use of the Metroidvania-style gameplay, just so good. Lows: Not as scary... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Looks like Team Sonic finally learned their lesson and brought us the best console Sonic game since the Dreamcast era.

    Sonic Colours

    Looks like Team Sonic finally learned their lesson and brought us the best console Sonic game since the Dreamcast era.

    Highs: Very good and challenging level design, decent voice acting, some goofy dialogue, excellent music, great boss battles, this is a very workable comeback for Sonic. Lows: Controls take time getting used to, which... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Metal Gear Solid perfected the stealth genre, and is probably the defining title of the PSone. A game for the ages.

    Metal Gear Solid (Premium Package)

    Metal Gear Solid perfected the stealth genre, and is probably the defining title of the PSone. A game for the ages.

    Highs: Superb voice acting, perfect story, fantastic gameplay and controls, some of the best music ever in a video game, epic boss battles, great weapons, just one huge package. Lows: Controls for the sniper rifle are... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Mario Party 2 is a massive improvement over its predecessor, as it is very creative and has so much great ideas.

    Mario Party 2

    Mario Party 2 is a massive improvement over its predecessor, as it is very creative and has so much great ideas.

    Highs: Good gameplay, mini-games are better than the ones in the first game, better music, good looking level design, funny dialogue, a must-have for any Nintendo 64 owner. Lows: Unpredictible formula, CPUs are very u... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5
    Game Party 3 may be a party game, but not the right one for you.

    Game Party 3

    Game Party 3 may be a party game, but not the right one for you.

    Party games. There are many of them out there. The Mario Party series is one of them, but none really can match the success of franchises like Mario Party and Game Party 3 is no exception. In Game Party 3, there are man... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful