User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 6.37/10

Total of 70 user reviews spread across 70 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
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  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  7. 4
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  8. 3
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  • User Rating:2
    You are doomed to failure from the start in this educational business sim.

    DinoPark Tycoon

    You are doomed to failure from the start in this educational business sim.

    Let it be known that I am reviewing this game as it runs under DOSBOX, as such, some performance complaints may be a resulting factor of this and not the game itself. I also am reviewing the commercial release of the gam... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Reclaim 12 territories in Qix fashion in this fun little action puzzler.

    Fortix

    Reclaim 12 territories in Qix fashion in this fun little action puzzler.

    This little arcade puzzler plays like any other Qix-type game in that you cut away sections of the screen to score points. The entire purpose of this game is to reclaim twelve territories (stages) by cutting away the des... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Venture into a B-movie mansion to save your girlfriend in this fun and humorous point-and-click adventure game.

    Maniac Mansion

    Venture into a B-movie mansion to save your girlfriend in this fun and humorous point-and-click adventure game.

    Maniac Mansion So, a strange meteor crashed at the Edisons and the mad scientist, Dr. Fred, of that weird blue-skinned family has kidnapped Sandy, Dave's cheerleader girlfriend, for use in ye evil plot to take over th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    For a game featuring aliens and predators, it's hard to believe how much went wrong.

    Aliens vs. Predator

    For a game featuring aliens and predators, it's hard to believe how much went wrong.

    It is hard for me to describe the disappointment I have for this game, being a huge fan of the alien and predator universes. This game attempts to take the alien and predator legacies and translate them into what should ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2
    A choose your own adventure game with only one way to win. So much for "choice"

    The Nightmare Maze

    A choose your own adventure game with only one way to win. So much for "choice"

    The game has been a huge disappointment. The writing is all right and the concept rather interesting in that your adventuring in your nightmares and encounter some really crazy things. It actually has an intriguing story... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    This RPG solitaire card game is one part strategy, one part luck, and a whole lot of fun.

    Dungeon Solitaire

    This RPG solitaire card game is one part strategy, one part luck, and a whole lot of fun.

    Dungeon Solitaire is a fantasy card game that is half strategy, and mostly luck. The board consists of 10 spaces. One side is for your defending army, the other for enemies. The object is to defend your castle from the i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    This cute, colorful block breaking game gets addicting quickly.

    Virus Laboratory

    This cute, colorful block breaking game gets addicting quickly.

    This game follows the block breaking column mechanic where the screen is filled with multiple coloured blocks that must be cleared before they reach the top of the screen. To clear blocks, you simple tap on a cluster of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    This multiple-choice text adventure has a lot of charm - and treasure!

    Choice of the Dragon

    This multiple-choice text adventure has a lot of charm - and treasure!

    This game plays similar to those choose your own adventure books back-in-the-day that gave you a character sheet. The game is divided into chapters and basically chronicles your life as a dragon. Your choices determine n... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2
    With little plot and little point, there are better ways to click away your free time.

    Black Sect

    With little plot and little point, there are better ways to click away your free time.

    The premise of this point-and-click adventure game is simple. Your task is to infiltrate the Black Sect and steal their spellbook within three days in order to make the town all happy again. That's it. That's all there i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An entertaining board game RPG that'll bring out the ugly in everyone playing.

    Dokapon Kingdom for Wii

    An entertaining board game RPG that'll bring out the ugly in everyone playing.

    Dokapon Kingdom is one of those unique party games in that the level of fun is determined by how angry your opponents get and watching them unleash their anger on whatever happens to be in reach. The game is quite sim... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    With a telepathic mech, it's time to save your sister and head back to earth. Now go fireup that old Gameboy and et blas

    The Adventures of Star Saver

    With a telepathic mech, it's time to save your sister and head back to earth. Now go fireup that old Gameboy and et blas

    During an alien invasion, you and your sister have been abducted. They want you to spy for them, but when you refuse, they dump you in space where this telepathic robot saves you. With it's help, it's time to rescue your... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1
    This Austin themed organizer is totally unshagadellic and should have been killed before it's concept was even drafted.

    Austin Powers: Oh, Behave!

    This Austin themed organizer is totally unshagadellic and should have been killed before it's concept was even drafted.

    The International Man of Mystery is back in this odd app that turns your GBC into a sort of PDA. There's a word processor allowing you to create messages, a calculator and a fake web browser where you can read up on the ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A splash of rpg makes this title stand out among a sea of ho-hum puzzle games.

    Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

    A splash of rpg makes this title stand out among a sea of ho-hum puzzle games.

    The column game has been around for quite some time now and i've certainly had my fill of them. So when a new puzzle game hits the shelves, it has to be more than just another iteration with a few variants to capture my ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.1
    Fun for awhile, but the novelty wears off quickly once the task of finishing of achievements begins.

    Feeding Frenzy

    Fun for awhile, but the novelty wears off quickly once the task of finishing of achievements begins.

    So this game has you swimming around dodging everything larger than you while you eat everything smaller than you so you can grow into a big fishy. There really isn't much to this little addictive game. You swim, eat,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A new twist to the familiar tetris mold surely to delight column fans.

    Tsukande! Mawashite! Dossun Pazuru Eggo Mania

    A new twist to the familiar tetris mold surely to delight column fans.

    Egg-mania places an interesting twist on the Tetris mold adding platform style gameplay. With the familiar shaped blocks, you must build a sturdy tower to reach the top of the stage. You do this, simply by playing Tetri... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.8
    This three-stage game's insane difficulty is one only masochists could appreciate.  All others need not apply.

    Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

    This three-stage game's insane difficulty is one only masochists could appreciate. All others need not apply.

    Your people are on the verge of extinction and you've been chosen to pilot the ultimate fighting machine and save your people from utter annihilation. This is a non-scrolling shooter composed of three sadistic levels.... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.3
    While cute and briefly entertaining, the novelty wanes with your attention span.

    Elf Bowling 1 & 2

    While cute and briefly entertaining, the novelty wanes with your attention span.

    This cart contains ports of two freely downloadable flash games, the original Elf Bowling, and Elves in Paradise. The first game has you at the North Pole for some serious holiday inspired bowling. Play is brainnlessly s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Despite a small world, useless magic, and short length, this is  a fun RPG with a great story genre fans will enjoy.

    Summon Night: Craft Sword Monogatari

    Despite a small world, useless magic, and short length, this is a fun RPG with a great story genre fans will enjoy.

    This is a cute little action RPG that centers around a young craftknight aspiring to be a hero and craftlord like his/her father. The first half of the game is mostly wandering through a labyrinth fighting monsters in a ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.8
    If the controls and graphics were better, this game could actually be fun.

    Paperboy

    If the controls and graphics were better, this game could actually be fun.

    This game has you playing a paperboy delivering papers to subscribers for the week. Subscribers are identified by white houses, while non-subscribers are black. If you survive your delivery, you get to endure a training ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.9
    Despite an agonizingly slow cursor speed, this game will appease fans of the old point-and-click adventure games.

    Shadowgate Returns

    Despite an agonizingly slow cursor speed, this game will appease fans of the old point-and-click adventure games.

    Shadowgate is a nice mesh of interactive fiction and point & click adventure and just as unmercifully hard as it's predecessors in the genre. In this game, you wander in first person through the castle solving puz... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.3
    There are no words foul enough to even begin to describe the awfulness of this game. It should not exist. Period.

    Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

    There are no words foul enough to even begin to describe the awfulness of this game. It should not exist. Period.

    Now here's something I thought I'd never see. That classic robot boxing game digitized and used as the concept of a fighting game. What are you trying to do? Beat your opponent to point of making his head pop off. Just l... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.3
    Insanely frustrating, Alfred Chicken somehow retains it's addictive fun, but that won't quell your hatred.

    Super Alfred Chicken

    Insanely frustrating, Alfred Chicken somehow retains it's addictive fun, but that won't quell your hatred.

    Alfred's back again for another platformer. Not much has changed since his move to the SNES. He still has the same moves of jumping, floating, and dive bombing, as in his first game and the controls are very smooth, so s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.9
    A quirky-fun platformer putting you in control of a chicken that'll entertain you for a couple hours.

    Alfred Chicken

    A quirky-fun platformer putting you in control of a chicken that'll entertain you for a couple hours.

    Alfred Chicken sits among the quirkiest titles I've played on the NES. In this game, you play as the chicken, Alfred. Your task is to navigate and release all balloons throughout platform style mazes in order to progress... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    Hop in your SuperCar and go rescue your girlfriend in this addictive arcade style racer.

    Bump 'n' Jump

    Hop in your SuperCar and go rescue your girlfriend in this addictive arcade style racer.

    You're girlfriend has been kidnapped and you've got to rescue her by speeding through five sections of highway, over and over. The graphics are very clean and simple. The music is pleasantly cute and catchy. Sound eff... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.2
    This game was created to punish Sudoku fans.

    Sudoku Fever

    This game was created to punish Sudoku fans.

    Of the Sudoku games available on GBA, this one is certainly not the best. The music is absolutely awful to the point of disrupting your sudoku zen. The sound effects are also very annoying bleeps. Everything you do makes... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Dr. Sudoku brings the addictive number puzzle onto the GBA in a manner addicts and newbies can appreciate.

    Dr. Sudoku

    Dr. Sudoku brings the addictive number puzzle onto the GBA in a manner addicts and newbies can appreciate.

    It is of no surprise that out of the Sudoku craze this title finds itself on the GBA. The game offers 20 levels of play ranging from very easy, to very hard. Each level has 50 puzzles giving a grand total 1,000 puzzles t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Lynx-up and kill a few minutes blasting your enemies in this mediocre post-apocalypic car shooter.

    Battlewheels

    Lynx-up and kill a few minutes blasting your enemies in this mediocre post-apocalypic car shooter.

    This game is pretty straightforward, it's 2019 and you're the contestant of a violent demolition derby. All you need do is destroy all your opponents in arena style battles. You do this in a pre-made car, but you also ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    While fun to fly solo, the multiplay is where this game shines. Dust off that Lynx and get that backstabber ready.

    Zarlor Mercenary

    While fun to fly solo, the multiplay is where this game shines. Dust off that Lynx and get that backstabber ready.

    A war has been going on between the Zarlor and Mendicant races for quite some time. Getting tired of it, The Zarlor hired outside help and you are that help. It's your task to destroy 6 installations on the Mendicant hom... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.9
    While not a bad shooter, this game isn't particularly good either.

    Beamrider

    While not a bad shooter, this game isn't particularly good either.

    In this shooter, you simply need to survive three waves of baddies by blasting the enemy. You move only left and right and the action occurs at an angle which is the main visual point of interest. The graphics, otherwise... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.1
    After shooting baddies, rescue the survivors before they get sucked into the sun... or play something else.

    Solar Quest

    After shooting baddies, rescue the survivors before they get sucked into the sun... or play something else.

    This game comes from an Asteroid mold. You pilot your ship in the same way have the same abilities (thrust, shoot, teleport) with the addition of a nuke. The difference is the sun in the middle of the screen and that you... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3
    An Asteroids clone worth the playtime, and luckily it comes on the system.

    MineStorm

    An Asteroids clone worth the playtime, and luckily it comes on the system.

    In this Asteroids clone, a UFO comes on screen dropping little mine eggs that grow into big mines. Your task is simply to shoot all these mines. When you do, they break into the smaller mines that will move and grow fast... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5
    The Turtles are back for another basher drowning in mediocrity.

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    The Turtles are back for another basher drowning in mediocrity.

    The turtles are back yet again for another beater. Rather than select your turtle and go, each turtle has their own story and four acts to bash through, if you can stand to keep playing. Fortunately, you can save your ga... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2
    This is a disgrace to a great film and should never have been published.

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    This is a disgrace to a great film and should never have been published.

    As soon as the splash screens subside and title screen appears, it's the first clue this game isn't going to cut it. This goofy, cartoony rendition of the theme begins to play and you get the sense that something is awfu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.4
    Nemo is a fatihful adaptation of the film only your children could enjoy.

    Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo

    Nemo is a fatihful adaptation of the film only your children could enjoy.

    Here we have a cute little platformer in the style of Ecco the Dolphin following the plot of the hit movie which is told in still images from the movie. This game has you playing Nemo in the beginning, and primarily his... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    Get that bike revved and go crack some skulls.

    Road Rash

    Get that bike revved and go crack some skulls.

    To sum up the premise, this violent racer gives you five courses to battle through in which you must place fourth or better in order to win decent amounts of cash and advance. You earn a fixed amount of money based on yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.4
    So you're sister's been kidnapped, eh? Let her rot. It's just not worth it.

    Bimini Run

    So you're sister's been kidnapped, eh? Let her rot. It's just not worth it.

    Your name is Kenji Ohara and your sister has been kidnapped by your arch nemesis, Dr. Orca, who plans to take over the world. It's time to hop in your boat with your friend and rescue her. This game is a third-person... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5
    Won't appease even the most fanatical HP follwers and gives horrible impressions to outsiders.  This is better avoided.

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Won't appease even the most fanatical HP follwers and gives horrible impressions to outsiders. This is better avoided.

    In this title, players guide Harry through the various events of the second book. The trouble comes at the poor adaptation of the story. Someone that hasn't seen the movies or read the books will not gain a good impressi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.3
    Yet another piece of the .hack universe squandered with mediocrity only fans could enjoy.

    .hack//Infection Part 1

    Yet another piece of the .hack universe squandered with mediocrity only fans could enjoy.

    A friend has introduced you to a MMORPG called "The World." When you finally log onto to play, your friend, known as Orca, starts showing you the ropes. Barely into anything, Orca is defeated by an unusual creature and l... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7
    God of War is not a game that is played, it is a piece of history to be witnessed.<br />

    God of War (Greatest Hits)

    God of War is not a game that is played, it is a piece of history to be witnessed.<br />

    You are Kratos; Spartan, pawn of the Gods. Driven by hatred, it is time to embark upon en epic quest to slay a God - Aries, God of War. Achieving this task is no simple matter. Many foes stand in Kratos' path, several re... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.2
    This early column game is an addiction no gamer deserves. Just put the cart down, and slowly back away.

    Acid Drop

    This early column game is an addiction no gamer deserves. Just put the cart down, and slowly back away.

    Acid Drop's concept is simple; a coloured, three sectioned block drops from the top of the screen and players must match these colours with other blocks on the stack. These must match vertically or horizontally. Plain an... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful