User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.8/10

Total of 27 user reviews spread across 27 releases

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  • User Rating 10
    Skyward Sword does so many things right that any minor flaws will be instantly overshadowed.

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

    Rated on December 23, 2011 by J-man45

    Skyward Sword does so many things right that any minor flaws will be instantly overshadowed.

    Twenty-five years of the iconic Legend of Zelda series. We as gamers have adventured through each epic title, capturing all the fears, tears, and triumphs of the story, characters, and gameplay. Now N...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Despite its lack of difficulty and longevity, Kirby's Epic Yarn is a whimsical, creative, and heart-warming experience.

    Kirby's Epic Yarn

    Rated on January 08, 2011 by J-man45

    Despite its lack of difficulty and longevity, Kirby's Epic Yarn is a whimsical, creative, and heart-warming experience.

    Upon its first unveiling, many gamers were excited and interested to see such a drastic change in graphical approach, and eagerly anticipated the release of Kirby's Epic Yarn. This excitement was well...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Spirit Tracks offers a much deeper and thrilling experience than Phantom Hourglass, and adds even more to the series.

    The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

    Rated on January 03, 2010 by J-man45

    Spirit Tracks offers a much deeper and thrilling experience than Phantom Hourglass, and adds even more to the series.

    The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, number 15 in the beyond-the-boundary-of-normal-popularity Zelda series made by Nintendo. Phantom Hourglass, the first DS Zelda, did a lot of great things for the se...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Guitar Hero 5 doesn't do much to progress the series, but remains as fun as it's ever been.

    Guitar Hero 5 (Guitar Bundle)

    Rated on November 20, 2009 by J-man45

    Guitar Hero 5 doesn't do much to progress the series, but remains as fun as it's ever been.

    In 2005, developer Harmonix Music rocked the nation with the release of the ambitious Guitar Hero, a rhythm game that simulates playing guitar along with the track of popular songs. The series has com...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    "Write Anything, Solve Everything" is a huge overstatement, but Scribblenauts still delivers solid gameplay

    Scribblenauts

    Rated on October 23, 2009 by J-man45

    "Write Anything, Solve Everything" is a huge overstatement, but Scribblenauts still delivers solid gameplay

    Scribblenauts got everyone excited with its debut announcement at E3 2009, and had everyone eager to start playing and be able to write anything they can think of and watch it "come to life." But does...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The Oracle games are indeed shining achievements.

    The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

    Rated on October 02, 2009 by J-man45

    The Oracle games are indeed shining achievements.

    Capcom took the reigns and developed the two Oracle Legend of Zelda games for the gameboy color. Nintendo was not behind the developing this time, which might of left some people skeptical, but the ga...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The Oracle games are indeed shining achievements.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Ki no Mi - Jikuu no Shou

    Rated on October 02, 2009 by J-man45

    The Oracle games are indeed shining achievements.

    Capcom took the reigns and developed the two Oracle Legend of Zelda games for the gameboy color. Nintendo was not behind the developing this time, which might of left some people skeptical, but the ga...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    This is Mario at his finest. All Wii owners should have this game.

    Super Mario Galaxy

    Rated on September 28, 2009 by J-man45

    This is Mario at his finest. All Wii owners should have this game.

    Mario, the red-capped plumber who is the star of one of Nintendo's most popular series ever, makes an absolutely breath-taking and brilliant showing in Super Mario Galaxy. Almost everything is top not...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Zelda hits the Wii in fine form, but is essentially still a Gamecube title with a little motion control.

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    Rated on July 20, 2009 by J-man45

    Zelda hits the Wii in fine form, but is essentially still a Gamecube title with a little motion control.

    Twilight Princess has been met with much praise, and many consider the Wii version of the game to be the best. While it still looks like a Gamecube game, the motion controls do work extremely well and...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Ocarina of Time is the definitive textbook Zelda game; setting the bar for many games to come. A perfect 10.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    Rated on July 10, 2009 by J-man45

    Ocarina of Time is the definitive textbook Zelda game; setting the bar for many games to come. A perfect 10.

    Now, some may consider me a Zelda fanboy, but don't be fooled. When it comes to reviewing games, I try to look at them in every aspect and try to make an educated and unbiased opinion. So I will not j...

    13 out of 15 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Best game on the GBA!! Minish Cap delivers in every aspect

    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

    Rated on June 25, 2009 by J-man45

    Best game on the GBA!! Minish Cap delivers in every aspect

    The Good: Classic Zelda formula is familiar, but changed enough to deliver a fresh new take on the series; amazing graphics, some of the best on the GBA; balance of shrinking to Minish size and stayin...

    10 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Nintendo got this one right!

    Mario Kart Wii

    Rated on June 24, 2009 by J-man45

    Nintendo got this one right!

    The Good: 16 awesome brand new tracks, plus 16 courses from past MK games, 3 new items, more playable characters then ever before, fun with friends, best online in any Nintendo game, colorful vibrant ...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    The only thing the game lacks from other versions is graphics.

    Rock Band 2

    Rated on June 23, 2009 by J-man45

    The only thing the game lacks from other versions is graphics.

    Rock Band 2 for the Wii is by far a huge step up from the original Rock Band. Rock Band 2 doesn't hold back. All of the modes are there, the graphics are actually pretty good too. The Good: Plenty ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Zelda takes a new cel-shaded approach that makes, quite possibly, the best looking Zelda game yet. And it plays well too

    The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Limited Edition)

    Rated on May 29, 2009 by J-man45

    Zelda takes a new cel-shaded approach that makes, quite possibly, the best looking Zelda game yet. And it plays well too

    The Good: Wonderful level design, vast new world with plenty to discover, fun bosses, detailed environments, awesome music The Bad: Triforce Quest is a bit too long, Tingle is a greedy jerk I fi...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Guitar Hero follows suit with Rock Band and became a full band experience. But did they pull it off?

    Guitar Hero World Tour

    Rated on April 19, 2009 by J-man45

    Guitar Hero follows suit with Rock Band and became a full band experience. But did they pull it off?

    The critically acclaimed music game series, Guitar Hero, has come a long way since the original. Improvements every year, such as better graphics, song list, and added game play mechanics have graced ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The amazing Mario classic comes to the DS, bringing new levels, characters, and minigames that are sure to delight.

    Super Mario 64 DS

    Rated on September 27, 2008 by J-man45

    The amazing Mario classic comes to the DS, bringing new levels, characters, and minigames that are sure to delight.

    The good old days of the N64 will never be forgotten. Revolutionary games and stunning graphics for its time, games like Super Mario 64 came to be. A timeless classic and considered by some the greate...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Excite Truck won't blow you away. The best way to describe it is that it's a decent racer.

    Excite Truck

    Rated on August 01, 2008 by J-man45

    Excite Truck won't blow you away. The best way to describe it is that it's a decent racer.

    Excite Truck was game that was released as soon as the Wii came out. It's a fairly decent game, but it won't keep you busy for very long. Excite Truck features a variety of different tracks with di...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    fun little "game" that comes with your Wii

    Wii Sports

    Rated on July 17, 2008 by J-man45

    fun little "game" that comes with your Wii

    Well, I don't really consider this a real game for Wii. It's just a little collection of minigames that show off what the Wii is capable of. In Wii Sports you can play a variety of different sports...

    4 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    A true Mario Kart, with some added twists

    Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

    Rated on July 14, 2008 by J-man45

    A true Mario Kart, with some added twists

    Mario Kart Double Dash is a very unique and fun Mario Kart that you would be a complete fool not to get your hands on. Double Dash, as the name suggests, is not like other Mario Karts because you h...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Full original versions of four classic Zeldas!!!!!???? No way!!!!!!!

    The Legend of Zelda Collector's Edition

    Rated on June 30, 2008 by J-man45

    Full original versions of four classic Zeldas!!!!!???? No way!!!!!!!

    This disc is truly amazing. It has four original Zelda classics: The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and Majora's Mask!!!! Plus a twenty minute ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Guitar Hero goes portable.

    Guitar Hero: On Tour

    Rated on June 29, 2008 by J-man45

    Guitar Hero goes portable.

    Guitar Hero: On Tour was one of those games that a lot of people thought couldn't be done. Well, it has been, and the end result is something is very fun, and surprisingly challenging. Gameplay Wh...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Everything still there that made it amazing in the first place.

    Mario Kart 64

    Rated on June 27, 2008 by J-man45

    Everything still there that made it amazing in the first place.

    Mario Kart 64 for the Virtual Console is very good. The graphics are the same as they were on the N64, and everything is still perfect. This is Mario Kart at its finest, with four cups and sixtee...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    The first Guitar Hero on Wii is awesome!

    Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

    Rated on June 10, 2008 by J-man45

    The first Guitar Hero on Wii is awesome!

    The summer previously before the release of this game I had played Guitar Hero 2 for about a week straight at our friends' beach house. Talk about addiction. So anyway, naturally, I bought GH 3, and i...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    One heck of a fighting game!

    Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    Rated on June 09, 2008 by J-man45

    One heck of a fighting game!

    As I had played Melee before (and loved it!) naturally I had to get this game. And I must say it has been improved on greatly in many areas. Gameplay. Brawl boasts 35 different characters this tim...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Great Mario Party with a great collection of minigames and awesome multiplayer.

    Mario Party DS

    Rated on June 07, 2008 by J-man45

    Great Mario Party with a great collection of minigames and awesome multiplayer.

    Gameplay. Mario Party DS offers some great new party boards to play on and really fun new minigames. Some games are really fun and make great use of the stylus or microphone, while a few are uncomfort...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    Pretty good game

    Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party

    Rated on June 07, 2008 by J-man45

    Pretty good game

    This game is pretty good in my opinion. The track list is pretty good and the characters are okay. But the graphics, while colorful, just didn't seem right to me. The hand motions are a pretty good ad...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    This game is AWESOME!!!

    Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei

    Rated on June 07, 2008 by J-man45

    This game is AWESOME!!!

    I am a huge fan of Zelda games, so I was really excited when I heard about Phantom Hourglass. I bought it the day it came out or close to it. The all stylus control was very interesting to me because ...

    4 out of 7 found this review helpful.