User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.56/10

Total of 177 user reviews spread across 177 releases

  1. 10
    (5)
  2. 9
    (27)
  3. 8
    (56)
  4. 7
    (55)
  5. 6
    (30)
  6. 5
    (2)
  7. 4
    (1)
  8. 3
    (0)
  9. 2
    (0)
  10. 1
    (1)
  • User Rating 8
    Sequel To One of The Darkest Superhero Games Ever Made, That Is Just As Dark and Addictive To Play

    Batman: Arkham City

    Rated on March 07, 2014 by Jock9

    Sequel To One of The Darkest Superhero Games Ever Made, That Is Just As Dark and Addictive To Play

    Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to 2009's Arkham Asylum, but now features a fully-functioning city that now serves as a larger-scale version of Arkham Asylum before Batman exposed it's dark origins,...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Solid Open-World Sequel To A Gem of A Dark Action-Adventure

    Prototype 2

    Rated on March 07, 2014 by Jock9

    A Solid Open-World Sequel To A Gem of A Dark Action-Adventure

    Prototype 2, is the sequel to 2009's original dark, action-adventure game of the same name with events following on since the ending of the first game. Prototype 2 follows new protagonist James Heller...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Fun, Co-Op Survival Horror Arcade Title That Can Draw You In For Hours of Your Time

    Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition

    Rated on March 07, 2014 by Jock9

    A Fun, Co-Op Survival Horror Arcade Title That Can Draw You In For Hours of Your Time

    Dead Nation as a whole passed me sadly, as I didn't own a PS3 when it was released but since buying a PS4 I got Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition for free as a member of PlayStation Plus. So I thought w...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Another Installment In A Long Franchise, For Once The Story Does Not Lure Me In - It's Extinction Mode

    Call of Duty: Ghosts

    Rated on March 07, 2014 by Jock9

    Another Installment In A Long Franchise, For Once The Story Does Not Lure Me In - It's Extinction Mode

    Call of Duty: Ghosts, is sadly for once one of the worst story led games of the franchise. Usually I love the story and plot of past instalments, but this is the first time I am more disappointed in i...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Solid, Fun Open-World Superhero Game With Dark Tones, and Realism With Your Actions

    inFamous

    Rated on March 06, 2014 by Jock9

    A Solid, Fun Open-World Superhero Game With Dark Tones, and Realism With Your Actions

    InFamous surprised me, with it's superhero theme and it's protagonist Cole who has somehow received superhuman powers, in particular the use of electricity as a weapon in the city of Empire City. It h...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    An Enjoyable New Chapter In The Saint's Row Franchise, With Gangs and Crime Making A Return

    Saints Row: The Third

    Rated on March 06, 2014 by Jock9

    An Enjoyable New Chapter In The Saint's Row Franchise, With Gangs and Crime Making A Return

    Saints Row The Third, being the third instalment in the franchise is sadly the last of the series to feature it's grim, dark organised crime and gang theme since it's sequel Saints Row 4 went in the d...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Great Stand-Alone Chapter of The Dead Space Series, With Smooth Controls and Action

    Dead Space: Extraction

    Rated on February 10, 2014 by Jock9

    A Great Stand-Alone Chapter of The Dead Space Series, With Smooth Controls and Action

    Dead Space: Extraction passed me, since I never owned my Wii for long when it was released before selling it for an Xbox 360. Since then I now own a PS4 and a PS3, and so when I bought Dead Space 2 pr...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Solid, True Survival-Horror Game That Even Makes Me Jump At Times

    Outlast

    Rated on February 08, 2014 by Jock9

    A Solid, True Survival-Horror Game That Even Makes Me Jump At Times

    Outlast missed me at it's PC release in 2013, so when I heard that it was being released on the PS4 to buy I was interested, but even more when I found it was a free for PlayStation Plus members. So I...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fun, Enjoyable Turn-Based RTS Game Set In A World Invaded By Aliens

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    Rated on January 19, 2014 by Jock9

    A Fun, Enjoyable Turn-Based RTS Game Set In A World Invaded By Aliens

    I did avoid XCOM: Enemy Unknown when it was first released, fearing it being a poor-quality RTS title on the Xbox 360 and PS3. With outdated graphics, or bad dynamics and controls so I did not experie...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Dark, Horror-Survival Game That Tests Your Skills and Sucks You Into It's Dark World and It's Elements

    Don't Starve: Console Edition

    Rated on January 19, 2014 by Jock9

    A Dark, Horror-Survival Game That Tests Your Skills and Sucks You Into It's Dark World and It's Elements

    I had never heard of Don't Starve when it was on computer, as I am a PS3 and PS4 owner but once it was announced for PS4 I looked into it, and downloaded it from PlayStation Plus. Being free, as a mem...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Another Instalment In this Long-Winded Franchise, With Nothing New To Enjoy With A Very Steep Price To It

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

    Rated on January 06, 2014 by Jock9

    Another Instalment In this Long-Winded Franchise, With Nothing New To Enjoy With A Very Steep Price To It

    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, I should have known as not to expect much from it in terms of quality, as it is just another rehash of the same game as before, but in another setting; a boring, dull P...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Fun, Challenging Ratchet and Clank Style Platformer - A Solid PS4 Launch Title

    Knack

    Rated on January 05, 2014 by Jock9

    A Fun, Challenging Ratchet and Clank Style Platformer - A Solid PS4 Launch Title

    Knack was one of the dozen or so launch titles released on the PS4, and it immediately with it's game art and design reminded me of Ratchet and Clank. With it's comical designs, animations and dialogu...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Realistic War Shooter, With Amazing Visuals and Graphics - A Good Enough PS4 Launch Title

    Battlefield 4

    Rated on January 03, 2014 by Jock9

    A Realistic War Shooter, With Amazing Visuals and Graphics - A Good Enough PS4 Launch Title

    Battlefield 4 for me is a very realistic shooter, with a story steeped in modern conflicts and global tensions. With a Chinese invasion of international waters, and against American forces in the regi...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    A Somewhat Engrossing Plot, With Post-Apocalypse Theme, But Gameplay Hasn't Changed Enough, With Multiplayer Problems

    Call of Duty: Ghosts

    Rated on December 31, 2013 by Jock9

    A Somewhat Engrossing Plot, With Post-Apocalypse Theme, But Gameplay Hasn't Changed Enough, With Multiplayer Problems

    Call of Duty: Ghosts, another instalment in the franchise that fails to grasp me yet again. Ghosts for me, has only one redeeming quality being it's storyline and plot. It follows a somewhat Post-Apoc...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Initially Fun Title, That Showcases The PS4's Power, But Still Feels Like A Space Invaders Reboot

    Resogun

    Rated on December 31, 2013 by Jock9

    Initially Fun Title, That Showcases The PS4's Power, But Still Feels Like A Space Invaders Reboot

    Resogun, released onto the PS4's PSN, as a downloadable game for free to those who used their 14-day trial of PlayStation Plus, and for those who have extended theirs. It's a fun, if simple Space Inva...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fun Mystery Themed Platformer, With Some Quirky Elements In It's Gameplay

    Contrast

    Rated on December 31, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun Mystery Themed Platformer, With Some Quirky Elements In It's Gameplay

    Contrast is one of only two downloadable titles on the new PS4's PSN, and because of this there is no other titles to compare it's quality to. Contrast is quite a short, yet sweet title for new owners...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Return of Clementine, and The Harsh World of The Walking Dead

    The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 1 - All That Remains

    Rated on December 25, 2013 by Jock9

    A Return of Clementine, and The Harsh World of The Walking Dead

    The Walking Dead: Season 2 - Episode 1 - All That Remains is the new episode of the second season of episodic instalments like the first season of the Telltale game series last year. Clementine is bac...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    An Enjoyable PS4 Launch Shooter Title, Brings Back The Killzone Lore and World I Miss

    Killzone: Shadow Fall

    Rated on December 25, 2013 by Jock9

    An Enjoyable PS4 Launch Shooter Title, Brings Back The Killzone Lore and World I Miss

    Killzone: Shadow Fall is one of the first launch titles I bought for my PS4, it was what I wanted; a return to the world of the Helghast and Vektra. I knew this was a departure from the premises of Ki...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    A Beautiful Post-Apocalypse Tale of Hope, and Emotion

    The Last of Us

    Rated on December 25, 2013 by Jock9

    A Beautiful Post-Apocalypse Tale of Hope, and Emotion

    The Last of Us, was a game that actually persuaded me to buy a PS3 just for the game, at a time only a few months ago when everyone else was pre-ordering the PS4. I can safely say it was well worth bu...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fun, Pick-Up and Play RPG - But Don't Get Too Excited As It's Nothing Truly Special

    Hercules no Eikou: Tamashii no Shoumei

    Rated on November 02, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun, Pick-Up and Play RPG - But Don't Get Too Excited As It's Nothing Truly Special

    I came across Glory of Heracles, described as a fun, enjoyable RPG filled with Greek mythology and lore played out in an anime influenced gaming, and visuals. The idea of Glory of Heracles is a good ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    A Fun, RPG But Action Becomes Stale Very Quickly, Best For Occasional Play Only

    Ryuusei no RockMan 3: Black Ace

    Rated on November 02, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun, RPG But Action Becomes Stale Very Quickly, Best For Occasional Play Only

    Mega Man 3: Starforce: Black Ace is my first foray into the Mega Man franchise, and it's RPG qualities. I know Mega Man to be quite a large gaming franchise, and Mega Man 3:Starforce is one of just ma...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fair, Fun Harvest Moon Themed Game Mixed In With Combat and Monsters

    Rune Factory: Shin Bokujou Monogatari

    Rated on November 01, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fair, Fun Harvest Moon Themed Game Mixed In With Combat and Monsters

    I came across Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon for quite a good discount price, and doing some mental equations I worked out I would be getting the game literally for free, as it was on discount ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    An Enjoyable RPG, As A Sequel To A Franchise I Am New To; Everything Is Explained Gently and Becomes Enticing

    Ougon no Taiyou: Shikkokunaru Yoake

    Rated on November 01, 2013 by Jock9

    An Enjoyable RPG, As A Sequel To A Franchise I Am New To; Everything Is Explained Gently and Becomes Enticing

    Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, was the last game I bought as a trio of Nintendo DS RPG games; alongside Dragon Quest IX and Dragon Quest VI - surprisingly Golden Sun was at the top alongside Dragon Quest IX a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A Fun, RPG Gem Port With Everything Updated With A Strong, Story That Pulls Me In By My Arm and Won't Let Go

    Dragon Quest IX: Hoshizora no Mamoribito

    Rated on November 01, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun, RPG Gem Port With Everything Updated With A Strong, Story That Pulls Me In By My Arm and Won't Let Go

    Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of The Starry Skies was the second Dragon Quest game I bought and got into, following a similar, enjoyable experience of Dragon Quest VI also on the Nintendo DS. What struck...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    As A Newbie To The Dragon Quest Franchise, This Was My First Foray On The DS System

    Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation

    Rated on November 01, 2013 by Jock9

    As A Newbie To The Dragon Quest Franchise, This Was My First Foray On The DS System

    Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation, was my first Dragon Quest game initially, buying it on a whim when in Canada along with Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of The Starry Skies as I am a big fan of gener...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    A Solid, Yet Surprisingly Boring Action-Adventure Game I couldn't Get Into Thoroughly

    Bokura no Taiyou: Django & Sabata

    Rated on November 01, 2013 by Jock9

    A Solid, Yet Surprisingly Boring Action-Adventure Game I couldn't Get Into Thoroughly

    Lunar Knights, for me personally only drew in my attention from it's cover-art and claiming on the back of it;s box to have elements of an RPG in it's game mechanics, and sadly I was very disappointed...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    A Fun, Retro Style RPG But Fails To Use New Ideas, The DS Would Allow

    Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

    Rated on November 01, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun, Retro Style RPG But Fails To Use New Ideas, The DS Would Allow

    I came across Black Sigil: Blade of The Exiled when on holiday in Canada, and found from the game screenshots on the back of it's box seemed very similar to the old 2D retro, RPG's that were on the ol...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fun Spin-Off, Going Back To The RPG Elements of The Original, Worth Giving A Try As A Fan

    Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow

    Rated on October 14, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun Spin-Off, Going Back To The RPG Elements of The Original, Worth Giving A Try As A Fan

    Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow was released in 2010, at a time when I never owned a Nintendo DS or the newer 3DS, but I recently bought it for quite cheap, when on holiday in Canada for more than $10. ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    A Fun Experience At First, But With A Dull Story and Lack of Exploration It Falls Far Short of Expectations

    Blue Dragon Plus

    Rated on October 14, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun Experience At First, But With A Dull Story and Lack of Exploration It Falls Far Short of Expectations

    Blue Dragon was released on the Xbox 360 in 2006, and a following grew from the franchise spawning an Anime series, and spin-off games. In 2009 almost three years since it's original release, Blue Dra...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    The First Zelda Game on The 3DS, Graphically It's Beautiful and Smooth Controls Make It A Gem On The System

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

    Rated on October 05, 2013 by Jock9

    The First Zelda Game on The 3DS, Graphically It's Beautiful and Smooth Controls Make It A Gem On The System

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D came and passed me at the time of it's release, as I didn't own a Nintendo 3DS at the time until quite recently. I came across it after purchasing the 3DS, and ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fun Puzzler, With Scrubs Influence and Anime Style

    Trauma Center: Under the Knife

    Rated on October 03, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun Puzzler, With Scrubs Influence and Anime Style

    Trauma Center: Under The Knife is my first foray into the series, and on the Nintendo 3DS, as a DS title it's quite new to me. The principle is simple enough, as a new doctor in a fictional Hospital y...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    My First Foray Into The Fire Emblem Franchise, and On The 3DS It's Beautiful and Fun, With RPG Elements

    Fire Emblem: Kakusei

    Rated on October 02, 2013 by Jock9

    My First Foray Into The Fire Emblem Franchise, and On The 3DS It's Beautiful and Fun, With RPG Elements

    Fire Emblem as a franchise passed over me, and now Awakening is my first experience of the series on the 3DS years after it's first release. I knew that the Fire Emblem series is an RPG influenced Re...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Resident Evil: Revelations Uses The 3DS To A High Level, With Some Amazing Action and Adventure Sequences

    Resident Evil: Revelations

    Rated on October 01, 2013 by Jock9

    Resident Evil: Revelations Uses The 3DS To A High Level, With Some Amazing Action and Adventure Sequences

    Following the low reviews and scores of Resident Evil: Mercenaries, the Resident Evil series's first foray onto the 3DS system, many feared Revelations would be another flop, good for casual action bu...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    The Final DS Release of A Zelda Game, Uses The Same Stylus Controls of Phantom Hourglass - Improves With More Elements

    The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

    Rated on September 29, 2013 by Jock9

    The Final DS Release of A Zelda Game, Uses The Same Stylus Controls of Phantom Hourglass - Improves With More Elements

    The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks is the last game of the franchise released on the Nintendo DS system, and using the old DS controls of the stylus from Phantom Hourglass, it has some improvements, a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Graphics and Game play Are Stripped For A DS Port, Does Not Hold Up Well Compared To Home Console Releases

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

    Rated on September 26, 2013 by Jock9

    Graphics and Game play Are Stripped For A DS Port, Does Not Hold Up Well Compared To Home Console Releases

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 was quite an enjoyable game on the Xbox 360 when I rented it, but three years later I found it for only $5 in Canada whilst on holiday, and bought it for my new 3DS XL...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A Fun, Old-School Side-Scrolling Plat-former That Sticks Faithfully To Aliens Lore, and History Very Well

    Aliens: Infestation

    Rated on September 26, 2013 by Jock9

    A Fun, Old-School Side-Scrolling Plat-former That Sticks Faithfully To Aliens Lore, and History Very Well

    I came across Aliens: Infestation when crawling through a bargain bucket when on holiday in Canada, and came across it for just $5 with an old DS protective case thrown in for the price. For it's pric...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    GTA's First and Only Foray In To The Nintendo DS System, and Game-play Far Exceeds Its Console Counter-Parts

    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

    Rated on September 26, 2013 by Jock9

    GTA's First and Only Foray In To The Nintendo DS System, and Game-play Far Exceeds Its Console Counter-Parts

    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is the first and only GTA title on the DS system, and for some this is a reason to avoid it but it's surprisingly an amazing gem, even after four years since it's rele...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    The First Zelda Title On The Nintendo DS, That Uses The Stylus In So Many Imaginative Ways

    Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei

    Rated on September 26, 2013 by Jock9

    The First Zelda Title On The Nintendo DS, That Uses The Stylus In So Many Imaginative Ways

    As the first The Legend of Zelda title released on the DS, at the time the graphics for a handheld console and the use of the stylus was quite new and considered very ingenious - from drawing maps, ma...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    One of My First Forays Into The Kingdom Hearts World, and On The DS Is Quite Fun Yet Portable

    Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

    Rated on September 26, 2013 by Jock9

    One of My First Forays Into The Kingdom Hearts World, and On The DS Is Quite Fun Yet Portable

    Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days is a sequel to the original Kingdom Hearts game, but made in later years after Kingdom Hearts 2 was released. I had played the original Kingdom Hearts on the PS2, and knew w...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    My First Experience With A Shin Megami Tensei Title, It's Well Worth It - A Fusion of Mythology and Turn-Based Combat

    Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor

    Rated on September 25, 2013 by Jock9

    My First Experience With A Shin Megami Tensei Title, It's Well Worth It - A Fusion of Mythology and Turn-Based Combat

    Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor is my first experience with it's relevant franchise, I knew it to be similar to Pokemon in terms of capturing demons and using them to fight enemies. It also mixes c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.