User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.62/10

Total of 141 user reviews spread across 141 releases

  1. 10
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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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  • User Rating:8
    A Solid, Fun Open-World Superhero Game With Dark Tones, and Realism With Your Actions

    inFamous

    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 had similar tones to ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following 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

    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 direction of the absu... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Great Stand-Alone Chapter of The Dead Space Series, With Smooth Controls and Action

    Dead Space: Extraction

    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 pre-owned I was surpri... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A Solid, True Survival-Horror Game That Even Makes Me Jump At Times

    Outlast

    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 would effectively b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Fun, Challenging Ratchet and Clank Style Platformer - A Solid PS4 Launch Title

    Knack

    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 dialogue it did remind me h... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following 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

    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 back, and we all sorely... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An Enjoyable PS4 Launch Shooter Title, Brings Back The Killzone Lore and World I Miss

    Killzone: Shadow Fall

    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 Killzone 2 and Killzon... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    A Beautiful Post-Apocalypse Tale of Hope, and Emotion

    The Last of Us

    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 buying the console sol... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following 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

    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 one, but perhaps it'... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following 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

    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 many installments in t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following 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

    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. The main reason I bo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following 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

    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 Dragon: Plus was releas... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following 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

    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 found it for £28 at ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A Fun Puzzler, With Scrubs Influence and Anime Style

    Trauma Center: Under the Knife

    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 you are tasked to com... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following 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

    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. However what made ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following 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

    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 price I feared it was a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following 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

    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 release on the system. T... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following 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

    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, marking down important... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following 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

    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 what kind of game-pla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following 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

    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 conspiracy, and fanta... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Civilization Meets Anime RPG, It Melds Poorly Together and There Is A Lack of A Tutorial

    Spectral Force Genesis

    Civilization Meets Anime RPG, It Melds Poorly Together and There Is A Lack of A Tutorial

    Spectral Force: Genesis I came across as an American/Canadian port, and paid a heavy price for it in thinking the cover art, and simple description of the game's content won me over - a big mistake on my own part. Spectr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Robbing Banks, Cooking Meth, Customizing Weapons & Equipment With The Loot - What More Could You Want?

    Payday 2

    Robbing Banks, Cooking Meth, Customizing Weapons & Equipment With The Loot - What More Could You Want?

    Payday 2 passed me by almost, I knew it existed and it had been ported to the gaming consoles including the Xbox 360; but I never knew how well it played, and how addictive it was. The moment I pulled off my first, succe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    It Has Lost The Charm of The First Two Installments, With An Annoying and Irritating Plot, It's Mindless and Boring

    Saints Row IV

    It Has Lost The Charm of The First Two Installments, With An Annoying and Irritating Plot, It's Mindless and Boring

    Saints Row 4 was already on the lower-steps of my interest gauge this year, as when the story-line of the game was leaked about an alien invasion of the planet, with you and the Saints gang fighting them off - it just ba... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A Fun Mario & Luigi RPG Adventure, With Some Beautiful Graphics and Dynamics In Combat and Exploration

    Mario & Luigi RPG 3!!!

    A Fun Mario & Luigi RPG Adventure, With Some Beautiful Graphics and Dynamics In Combat and Exploration

    Mario & Luigi: Browser's Inside Story is unique personally to me, as it's my first Mario & Luigi themed RPG that I've played. So playing it was quite a stun to me, seeing Mario and Luigi in RPG combat, and exploration in... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    My First Hardcore, Rogue, Dungeon Crawler RPG and Is Worth Every Penny

    Sekaiju no Meikyuu

    My First Hardcore, Rogue, Dungeon Crawler RPG and Is Worth Every Penny

    Etrian Odyssey is my first hardcore, rogue - dungeon crawler RPG. It's clearly for hardcore dungeon crawlers, in terms of game-play from the first-person perspective and the idea of mapping the dungeons personally as you... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A Fun Spin-Off of A Classic Franchise, With Enjoyable RTS Elements

    Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings

    A Fun Spin-Off of A Classic Franchise, With Enjoyable RTS Elements

    Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is a stand-alone title in the Final Fantasy franchise, a spin-off from the original Final Fantasy XII installment released on the PS2. It's premise is simple enough, being set a year sin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A Fun, Enjoyable RTS Title On The DS With Some Dark Themes Thrown In Including My Favourite - Post Apocalypse Survival

    Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

    A Fun, Enjoyable RTS Title On The DS With Some Dark Themes Thrown In Including My Favourite - Post Apocalypse Survival

    Advance Wars: Days of Ruin or Dark Conflict as it is known here in the UK is my first Advance Wars title, and in playing it for the first time - this installment drew me in with it's dark, post-apocalypse theme and the b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A Fun, Enjoyable 3D Action-RPG Title On The DS, That Holds Up Very Well Even On The 3DS XL Currently

    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates

    A Fun, Enjoyable 3D Action-RPG Title On The DS, That Holds Up Very Well Even On The 3DS XL Currently

    As a spin-off of the Final Fantasy franchise, I am not as skeptical as die-hard fans of the original Final Fantasy series, so I picked up Crystal Chronicles: Rings of Fate for a good price, and held medium hopes as I rea... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    One of My First Final Fantasy DS Titles, I Can See It's Appeal In The 90's and Still Enjoyable Even Now

    Final Fantasy III

    One of My First Final Fantasy DS Titles, I Can See It's Appeal In The 90's and Still Enjoyable Even Now

    As an almost newbie to the Final Fantasy series, I almost never got into playing any of the titles until the PS2 and Xbox 360 era for titles in the series. Sadly even back in the PlayStation One period, I did try Final F... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    As A Newcomer To Pokemon, White Version 2 Is Solid, Fun and Easy To Get Into

    Pocket Monsters White 2

    As A Newcomer To Pokemon, White Version 2 Is Solid, Fun and Easy To Get Into

    As a newcomer to the Pokemon world, having only played some of the older titles on the original Gameboy Color and Advance - I bought Pokemon White Version 2 with my Nintendo 3DS console, and like the originals I had play... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Severed Adds A New Character Gabe Weller, Story and Environment As You Battle Across Titan

    Dead Space 2: Severed

    Severed Adds A New Character Gabe Weller, Story and Environment As You Battle Across Titan

    Severed is the first downloadable DLC for Dead Space 2, its short but worth the 500 Microsoft Points. You play as Gabe Weller, a security officer on the moon of Titan. You struggle to escape the mines of Titan to find yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    My First DS Game, and It Does Not Disappoint Me - Great RPG and Gameplay With The Stylus

    Lost Magic

    My First DS Game, and It Does Not Disappoint Me - Great RPG and Gameplay With The Stylus

    I came across Lost Magic after I bought my first Nintendo 3DS console, buying it for cheap at a local pre-owned game store I got it for relatively cheap - just £4. Of course I did my research on the game there in the sto... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Downloadable RPG Arcade Title, It Plays Very Well - Some Good Dialogue and Story. Good Effort From A Growing Developer

    Mars: War Logs

    A Downloadable RPG Arcade Title, It Plays Very Well - Some Good Dialogue and Story. Good Effort From A Growing Developer

    Mars War Logs was well off the radar for me, I did not even know it existed until the first week of it's release on Xbox Live - so I went into the demo without researching the game and came out of it thoroughly satisfied... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Some New Features Added For The Benefit of The Sequel, Has Some Substance But This Series Has Been Sucked Dry, Still Fun

    Assassin's Creed II

    Some New Features Added For The Benefit of The Sequel, Has Some Substance But This Series Has Been Sucked Dry, Still Fun

    Assassin's Creed 2 did surprise me as an immediate sequel to the original, as the original did not enthral me as it was bland in places, and there was not enough content to take advantage of. Assassin's Creed 2 does add ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The Walking Dead Meets Strategy and RPG Elements In A Survival-Horror Gem

    State of Decay

    The Walking Dead Meets Strategy and RPG Elements In A Survival-Horror Gem

    State of Decay is very simple, you are in charge of survivors following a zombie outbreak. This is played out in a third-person perspective, as you flee a camp site with other survivors to a nearby town to a church where... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Borderlands 2 Finally Arrives, With A New Story, Characters and Loot. It's A Winner

    Borderlands 2

    Borderlands 2 Finally Arrives, With A New Story, Characters and Loot. It's A Winner

    Borderlands 2 was released just recently, I already knew it was coming out and pre-ordered myself a copy of the game. The moment it arrived on my doorstep, I played it and the fond memories of the original Borderlands ca... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The Original Will Always Beat It's Sequels, One of The Best Launch Titles For Xbox 360 In 2006

    Gears of War

    The Original Will Always Beat It's Sequels, One of The Best Launch Titles For Xbox 360 In 2006

    Gears of War was not just a release title of the Xbox 360, it was also the console's main launch title in 2006, showcasing the power of the console with it's graphics and game-play. For it's release as a launch title it ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The First In The Bad Company Franchise, Is Still Enjoyable Since It's Release

    Battlefield: Bad Company

    The First In The Bad Company Franchise, Is Still Enjoyable Since It's Release

    Bad Company is quite a different route for the Battlefield franchise to go in, with comedic cut-scenes and in-game dialogue exchanged with characters; it is very different in comparison to Battlefield 3 and even the orig... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    A Beautifully Crafted World and Story, With So Much Lore That Links The First Installments To A Satisfying Ending

    BioShock Infinite

    A Beautifully Crafted World and Story, With So Much Lore That Links The First Installments To A Satisfying Ending

    Bioshock Infinite, the finale of the trilogy was released to us this year, and I was gabbing for it, immediately buying it within two days of it's release. I have to admit, it was one of the only games I believe merited ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    An Immersive World Open To Explore, With Rewarding Missions and Loot To Find, Even With Bugs It's Still Enjoyable

    Defiance

    An Immersive World Open To Explore, With Rewarding Missions and Loot To Find, Even With Bugs It's Still Enjoyable

    As a fan of the Science-Fiction television show Defiance, I already knew early on that an online MMO game was being released to coincide with the release of the game, I was skeptical since I have never owned a PC powerf... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful