User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.24/10

Total of 126 user ratings spread across 126 releases

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  • Rating:9.5
    Let's put our differences behind us, and agree that Portal 2 is a masterpiece. For science. You monster.

    Portal 2

    Let's put our differences behind us, and agree that Portal 2 is a masterpiece. For science. You monster.

    I guess it's safe to say that a good developer isn't just defined by skill at making good games alone. I mean, all the game design experience and marketing strategies and all that stuff aside, making games is also about ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Dead Space 2 successfully knights the franchise as the best horror IP for the last half a decade at minimum.

    Dead Space 2

    Dead Space 2 successfully knights the franchise as the best horror IP for the last half a decade at minimum.

    Inducing basic fear is one of the most controversial factors in modern entertainment; truly, regardless if you're reading a spooky book or watching an acclaimed horror flick, their effectiveness is - more often than not ... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    The definitive ME2 DLC, this pack has it all: fresh new characters, a contributive story, and evolution of gameplay.

    Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker

    The definitive ME2 DLC, this pack has it all: fresh new characters, a contributive story, and evolution of gameplay.

    There are many games which are bad. Not a newsflash, is it? Some are mediocre with single-sided strengths at a few aspects, some fall apart commercially or are generally overlooked, and some are so awful, so incomplete i... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    One of the most polished, self-contained, solid, and true-to-the-roots arcade and game in the general sense.

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

    One of the most polished, self-contained, solid, and true-to-the-roots arcade and game in the general sense.

    The Need for Speed evolution truly is a force to be reckoned with. Starting off as a stylishly simple, but captivating racing series with a knack for exotic races across spectacular landscapes, the innovative arcade from... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

  • Rating:8.5

    Transformers: War for Cybertron

  • Rating:8.5
    War for Cybertron brings true TPS dynamics to the unique world of Transformers, jumping years ahead the prior games.

    Transformers: War for Cybertron

    War for Cybertron brings true TPS dynamics to the unique world of Transformers, jumping years ahead the prior games.

    A franchise grown from a famous toy line, Transformers is one of the most recognizable sci-fi brands in the world. As of this day, the universe counts hundreds of cartoon episodes, several animated movies, two relatively... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    Better technically, tad bit flashier gameplay-wise, disastrously shallow in its prime aspect as a Star Wars tale.

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

    Better technically, tad bit flashier gameplay-wise, disastrously shallow in its prime aspect as a Star Wars tale.

    As a gap-filling bonus chapter for a die-hard fan craving for more insight into the original 6-episode Star Wars lore, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was great: everything starting from the intricate story to the complex... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

  • Rating:7.5

    Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

  • Rating:7.5
    An unnecessary, but surprisingly fun-to-play addition to a franchise quickly losing its charm.

    Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

    An unnecessary, but surprisingly fun-to-play addition to a franchise quickly losing its charm.

    The Prince of Persia franchise is an interestingly unique representative of the videogame industry. While other game series are famed along with all their sequels and spin-offs, the fantasy world created by Jordan Mechne... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Burnout meets Michael Bay, albeit for a split second.

    Split/Second

    Burnout meets Michael Bay, albeit for a split second.

    When it comes down to it, the main problem with differentiating driving simulators with arcade racers isn't really about comparing their loadouts of licensed cars or analyzing the vehicle handling with surgical attention... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    A dark, fitting act II for the most ingenious sci-fi saga ever developed as a videogame.

    Mass Effect 2

    A dark, fitting act II for the most ingenious sci-fi saga ever developed as a videogame.

    In 2007, the RPG genre was shaken at its very roots by a studio we thought had done their part in forming that particular aspect of gaming. BioWare, the potential grandparents of Role-Playing Games, and the creators of S... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Continuing the trend of decent sequels, Just Cause 2 makes you feel the very concept of large-scale chaos.

    Just Cause 2

    Continuing the trend of decent sequels, Just Cause 2 makes you feel the very concept of large-scale chaos.

    Creating the ultimate sandbox experience has become something of a legendary feat awaiting its incarnation since the much anticipated Crysis failed miserably back in 2007. A lot of diverse variations have been made, rang... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Just Cause 2

  • Rating:9
    An epic work on mistakes, Assassin's Creed II revives the franchise and gleams with improvements over the old formula.

    Assassin's Creed II

    An epic work on mistakes, Assassin's Creed II revives the franchise and gleams with improvements over the old formula.

    Many agree that Ubisoft Montreal may not be the best game developer studio out there, but few tend to admit that it was them who always seemed so selfless and determined when it came to creating another interactive adven... Read Full Review

    9 of 14 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Infinity Ward's famous rollercoaster formula refined and improved, MW2 does the seldom feat of living up to that hype.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    Infinity Ward's famous rollercoaster formula refined and improved, MW2 does the seldom feat of living up to that hype.

    2007 was a year of First Person Shooters. And, most of all, it was the host of the greatest clash in the industry for years: confrontations of new technologies at their best. A notable couple of games clearly disliking e... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    A fun and powerful mix of two major genres in the industry - along with a playful tone and crazy attitude. Just try it.

    Borderlands

    A fun and powerful mix of two major genres in the industry - along with a playful tone and crazy attitude. Just try it.

    When Borderlands was announced back in 2007, it looked nothing like it looks right now. It's impossible not to go on about the capital change the game has suffered in the late 2008 – whole textures, animations and ... Read Full Review

    9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Borderlands

  • Rating:7.5
    An aged and broken port of the perfect Sith simulator. Perfect for fans, that is.

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Ultimate Sith Edition

    An aged and broken port of the perfect Sith simulator. Perfect for fans, that is.

    Considering all the shame Star Wars has been going through lately, namely the ridiculous Clone Wars saga, it was obvious that someone had to make a logical move and bring in something new, minus all those bulging heads a... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Star Wars: Republic Commando

  • Rating:9
    Star Wars without lightsabers, but with an atmosphere of brotherly relationships and exceptional squad-based mechanics.

    Star Wars: Republic Commando

    Star Wars without lightsabers, but with an atmosphere of brotherly relationships and exceptional squad-based mechanics.

    A long time ago, in a galaxy, far, far away, a franchise was invented which set a whole new level for other sci-fi creations to at least try and reach. Star Wars, the cult classic, a unique mix of science and fantasy fic... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Polishing the RE4 formula to perfection, Capcom graces PC users with a quality port of 2008's most anticipated TPS.

    Resident Evil 5

    Polishing the RE4 formula to perfection, Capcom graces PC users with a quality port of 2008's most anticipated TPS.

    There were many thoughts and opinions regarding Resident Evil 4, introduced back in 2005, and all those new gameplay mechanics that came with it. Some thought that the sloppy controls and deliberate action were a betraya... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    A game masterfully crafted and professonally tuned, Arkham Asylum can equally be described as the #1 Batman simulator.

    Batman: Arkham Asylum

    A game masterfully crafted and professonally tuned, Arkham Asylum can equally be described as the #1 Batman simulator.

    An unnoticed revival of the Batman franchise has been taking place for the past few years. First, Christopher Nolan decided to give the series a reboot and shot a great prequel, then, in 2008, most definitely the best Ba... Read Full Review

    11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Batman: Arkham Asylum

  • Rating:8.5
    The best two expansions for the greatest RPG of 2008 come together, expanding and freshening the experience gained.

    Fallout 3 Game Add-On Pack: Broken Steel and Point Lookout

    The best two expansions for the greatest RPG of 2008 come together, expanding and freshening the experience gained.

    Point Lookout Fallout 3 was a major hit last year. From the art direction, styIe, and gameplay, to the insormountable amount of hype to which the game practically lived up to, it represented an almost perfect example ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Fallout 3 Game Add-On Pack: Broken Steel and Point Lookout

  • Rating:9.5
    An atmospheric take on retro-futurism, this game should be loved just for the art direction alone.

    BioShock

    An atmospheric take on retro-futurism, this game should be loved just for the art direction alone.

    As of this day, Bioshock from 2K Games stands as one of the most important FPS-es ever developed, and one of the first games to actually incorporate things as a quality art design, a smart, deep gameplay, and an atmosphe... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Getting over the learning curve is hard, but accomplishable, and that's when the perfect experience erupts.

    Bionic Commando

    Getting over the learning curve is hard, but accomplishable, and that's when the perfect experience erupts.

    Remembering past times is always entertaining, and true to that axiom developers around the globe had somewhat taken off in re-making famous titles into next-gen monsters. Keyword: famous. Because there are probably only... Read Full Review

    8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Bionic Commando

  • Rating:8
    A competent prequel bearing a few major flaws, Bound in Blood still proves itself as the pushing force of the genre.

    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

    A competent prequel bearing a few major flaws, Bound in Blood still proves itself as the pushing force of the genre.

    We all remember the unexpected success Techland made back in 2007, when Call of Juarez hit the shelves and introduced interesting multi-character story, intense action and stealth sequences as well as astounding visuals ... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

  • Rating:8

    Overlord II

  • Rating:8
    Overlording once again with corrected mechanics is fun, but the minions alone won't be able push the game any longer.

    Overlord II

    Overlording once again with corrected mechanics is fun, but the minions alone won't be able push the game any longer.

    Triumph Studios had a natural triumph back in 2007, when their unusual product by the name of Overlord hit the shelves and received a sudden warm welcome from the industry. Putting together a game that mocked every possi... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Mass Effect

  • Rating:9.5
    Mass Effect offers incredible interstellar RPG experience coupled with a solid action element and unparalleled visuals.

    Mass Effect

    Mass Effect offers incredible interstellar RPG experience coupled with a solid action element and unparalleled visuals.

    Bioware, known mainly for the iconic Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic series, suddenly decided to create something utterly different, similar, and much better than the KOToR series altogether. Mass Effect promised ... Read Full Review

    8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    A game misunderstood even by the developers themselves, Fuel delivers unforgettable journeys rather than arcade racing.

    Fuel

    A game misunderstood even by the developers themselves, Fuel delivers unforgettable journeys rather than arcade racing.

    Codemasters are widely known for their latest driving games like Colin McRae: DiRT or Racedriver: GRID. Apart from having a few quality products in other genres(Overlord), arcade racing has really become their thing thes... Read Full Review

    20 of 20 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    A somewhat more worthy representation of Transformers, Revenge of The Fallen still lacks polish, multiplayer aside.

    Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    A somewhat more worthy representation of Transformers, Revenge of The Fallen still lacks polish, multiplayer aside.

    The real problem with Transformers was that the series never even needed a good game. The movies proved to be so successful that people bought the games without thinking about the product's quality. The trick obviously w... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    An unprecedented, but balanced sense of freedom and power make this game perfect for having sheer fun.

    Prototype

    An unprecedented, but balanced sense of freedom and power make this game perfect for having sheer fun.

    The ridiculously ambitious project, known as Prototype, has been in works from Radical Entertainment for many years now, and, fueled by unparalleled hype and some delays, built up an enormous fanbase who had hopes for on... Read Full Review

    11 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Prototype