User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.74/10

Total of 37 user ratings spread across 37 releases

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  • Review Score:9.5
    The groundbreaking turn-based strategy game has aged remarkably well.

    Sid Meier's Civilization

    The groundbreaking turn-based strategy game has aged remarkably well.

    Sid Meier's Civilization is a true paragon of turn-based strategy games. It presents a barebones model of exploration, research and development, diplomacy and warfare. There are no frivolous, unnecessary features which c... Read Full Review

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

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

  • Review Score:8.5
    A marked improvement on its predecessor, yet still dragged down by week spots.

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords

    A marked improvement on its predecessor, yet still dragged down by week spots.

    The Sith Lords offer a seamless continuation of the original Knights of The Old Republic. The story picks up several years after the fall of Malak. The republic, although victorious in the conflict, suffered heavy losses... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

  • Review Score:7.5
    One of the best RPGs of the early 2000s, yet plagued by a lame storyline, low difficulty and technical glitches.

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

    One of the best RPGs of the early 2000s, yet plagued by a lame storyline, low difficulty and technical glitches.

    Knights of The Old Republic is an ambitious projects. From the very first moment in the game, you'll have no doubt the authors aimed high with the title and it has a lot speaking for it. A large interesting world, many f... Read Full Review

    2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4
    Wolfenstein 3D sold to you again

    Spear of Destiny

    Wolfenstein 3D sold to you again

    Spear of Destiny is a complete joke of a game - a classic example of someone milking the cash cow a little too hard. The game sports the very same graphics engine, same enemies, same weapons and even the same environment... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Amazing map design makes the already original Majesty a sweet deal indeed.

    Majesty: The Northern Expansion

    Amazing map design makes the already original Majesty a sweet deal indeed.

    The Northern Expansion brings a dozen or so more quests to Majesty, along with several new monsters, buildings and spells. The new quests are very interestingly designed, there is almost no standard setup of building-rec... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10
    Majesty brings the most revolutionary change to real time strategy games from the genre's inception

    Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

    Majesty brings the most revolutionary change to real time strategy games from the genre's inception

    At first glance, Majesty is a regular fantasy real-time strategy game with role playing game elements. In each of its twenty or so quests, you will be tasked with establishing a settlement, constructing various economic,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Very well designed addition to an already good game.

    Titan Quest: Immortal Throne

    Very well designed addition to an already good game.

    The Immortal Throne brings lots of new content to Titan Quest and a number of welcome additions to the base game making it a no-brainer purchase for all fans of the original. The Immortal Throne content follows immed... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    The best Diablo clone so far

    Titan Quest

    The best Diablo clone so far

    As far as action-oriented Diablo clones RPGs go, Titan Quest ranks pretty high. It will present you with tons of hack-and-slash action following a campaign set in the mythologies of ancient Greece, Egypt and China. The c... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Titan Quest

  • Review Score:9.5
    Best in the Need for Speed series, a classic arcade racing game

    Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit

    Best in the Need for Speed series, a classic arcade racing game

    Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit is an arcade racing game offering the player a chance to drive one of the hottest cars ever made in single races, knockouts or tournaments which unlock more content. Police pursuits, both fr... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Prehistorik

  • Review Score:7
    Fun old-time platformer

    Prehistorik

    Fun old-time platformer

    Prehistorik is one of the best "good old times" platform games. A journey of a prehistoric man in search of food, full of mindless dinosaur-beating goodness. The game's colourful visuals and lots of interesting adversari... Read Full Review

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

    Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion

  • Review Score:9
    The Age of Kings made perfect.

    Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion

    The Age of Kings made perfect.

    The Conquerors is an expansion pack to the Age of Kings bringing in more civilisations, units, technologies and various improvements to the base game. Notable among the additions are American civilisations. Lacking in... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    This is "the" old-school real-time strategy game.

    Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

    This is "the" old-school real-time strategy game.

    Age of Empires II is a direct continuation of its predecessor extending the depicted era into the Middle Ages. You will be able to lead a civilisation of your choice from the troubled times of the fall of the Roman Empir... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Despite all the faults, Age of Empires is a very enjoyable history-themed strategy game.

    Age of Empires

    Despite all the faults, Age of Empires is a very enjoyable history-themed strategy game.

    While the authors' promise of successfully combining Civilisation with Warcraft has not quite materialised, Age of Empires is still a great, fun real-time strategy game. Following the time proven strategy-game formula... Read Full Review

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

    Age of Empires

  • Review Score:8.5
    Age of Empires done right.

    Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome

    Age of Empires done right.

    The Rise of Rome is everything you expect from an expansion pack. It adds new civilisations, new technologies, new units and a new campaign. In addition, it adds enough tweaks to meaningfully enhance the base game making... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10
    This has got to be the most underrated game on Gamespot.

    Odium

    This has got to be the most underrated game on Gamespot.

    Odium, or Gorky 17 as the title was originally branded, is an amazing mixture of a role-playing and tactical strategy game with a well delivered story-line, lovely detailed graphics, outstanding voice-acting and an immer... Read Full Review

    8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Atmospheric single-player experience which you will remember for a long time.

    Doom 3

    Atmospheric single-player experience which you will remember for a long time.

    Doom 3 is both a technological masterpiece and a wonderfully crafted horror-like visit to Mars with plenty of memorable scares which you'll fondly remember for a long time. At first sight, Doom 3 is just a regular old... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    A great expansion delivering more of what was good about Doom 3.

    Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil

    A great expansion delivering more of what was good about Doom 3.

    Resurrection of Evil doesn't differ much from the original game and it is great in the same way that Doom 3 was great: with outstanding visuals and audio effects, gripping atmosphere and horror-like presentation of the d... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    The Sims

  • Review Score:9.5
    One of the landmark titles of video gaming.

    The Sims (DVD)

    One of the landmark titles of video gaming.

    The Sims is one of those games the allure of which you can't quite manage to describe, but to which you keep coming back nonetheless. A game without any goal or victory condition, without opponents and (mostly) any possi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    The best expansion pack to The Sims.

    The Sims: Hot Date

    The best expansion pack to The Sims.

    If you are going to buy just one The Sims expansion pack, it should be Hot Date as it does not only add more purchasable items to the base game, it actually improves the game play in many ways. First, there is a new l... Read Full Review

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

    The Sims: Hot Date

  • Rating:7.5

    The Sims: House Party

  • Review Score:7.5
    A worthy expansion to The Sims.

    The Sims: House Party

    A worthy expansion to The Sims.

    Unlike most of the expansions released to the popular The Sims series, House Party actually delivers something worth your money: it allows you to throw large parties and gives even more choices during house design. T... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    The Sims: Livin' Large

  • Review Score:5
    Needless expansion.

    The Sims: Livin' It Up (DVD)

    Needless expansion.

    This has to be the most useless expansion pack ever released. Unlike the six expansions following it, Livin' Large doesn't add anything of substance to the base game. You basically get a couple of new items to purchase f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Innovative, even if not very appealing

    The Sims: Superstar

    Innovative, even if not very appealing

    Superstar is actually like a breeze of fresh air into The Sims series even though, personally, I did not find the theme very appealing. Aside from the usual expansion of the number of purchasable items (some of them outr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    The Sims: Vacation

  • Review Score:6
    The Sims gets seriously long in the tooth

    The Sims: On Holiday

    The Sims gets seriously long in the tooth

    Vacation is not an entirely bad expansion to The Sims. The game receives plenty of additional furnishings and a large resort island where you can take your Sims to for vacation. Sunny beaches, a forest camp and snow cove... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    One word: incongruous

    The Sims: Makin' Magic

    One word: incongruous

    Of all the expansions to The Sims, I find Makin' Magic to be the worst. A desperate attempt on the part of Maxis to milk its cash cow by piecing together a fantasy-styled Superstar-inspired magic shows, regardless of how... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    Unleashed makes most problems of The Sims just worse

    The Sims: Unleashed

    Unleashed makes most problems of The Sims just worse

    At first sight, Unleashed is another regular expansion to the successful The Sims. The major additions to the series include pets and gardening. Besides that, you'll get the usual assortment of new house furnishings and ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    The Sims: Unleashed