User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.76/10

Total of 57 user reviews spread across 57 releases

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  • User Rating:8
    Lady Ninja Gaiden

    Bayonetta

    Lady Ninja Gaiden

    Bayonetta is what I like to refer to as a "Gamer's" game. The story doesn't make any sense, the action is absurd, and there are plenty of boss battles. It's a throwback to the early days of gaming. This a game for gam... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A feature-rich game that showcases the X360's potential.

    Gears of War 3

    A feature-rich game that showcases the X360's potential.

    Gears 3 is the culmination of a series that, in some ways, defines this generation of consoles; The (still great) graphics, the over-the-top gore, the cover mechanic, the emphasis on co-op (Horde and Beast modes), and a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A satisfying conclusion to the Mass Effect trilogy

    Mass Effect 3

    A satisfying conclusion to the Mass Effect trilogy

    NOTE: This is a review includes the free Extended Cut DLC for the ending. Mass Effect 3 concludes one of the most ambitious gaming endeavors yet. The premise was that your decisions/actions in ME1 would carry over to M... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Another great entry for Nathan Drake

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    Another great entry for Nathan Drake

    I think it's safe to say that Naughty Dog established itself as one of the premier development studios with the Uncharted series this gen. Uncharted 2 was the realization of the PS3's potential, and the game rightfully w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A solid sequel to an amazing game.

    Batman: Arkham City

    A solid sequel to an amazing game.

    LOVED The Goddamn Batman: Rocksteady nailed probably the most important aspect in working with a comic book license; Making you feel like the Batman. Whether it's taking on a group of thugs, using your gadgets, or zip... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The Empire Strikes Back of the Mass Effect trilogy

    Mass Effect 2

    The Empire Strikes Back of the Mass Effect trilogy

    Mass Effect 2 is the second, and darker, part of the Mass Effect trilogy. Very similar to Empire Strikes Back in the original Star Wars trilogy. Commander Shepard is now aware of the Reaper threat and has to form an elit... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    More Liberty City is ALWAYS Welcome

    Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City

    More Liberty City is ALWAYS Welcome

    LOVED More GTA IV: Any chance to go back to the world of GTA IV is a good thing.Rockstar created a wonderful sandboxnamed Liberty City, and it's great to have more contentto play in it. Tighter Experience: Being ep... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Solid Western RPG With Replay Value

    Fable II

    A Solid Western RPG With Replay Value

    LOVED Western RPG: Fable 2 is unapologetically a Western RPG. From the freedom to choose your own path tothe realtime combat, Lion Head crafteda game suited for Western tastes. Fable 2 has some great ideas, even if th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    An Excellent and Memorable Experience.

    LIMBO

    An Excellent and Memorable Experience.

    LIMBO came out last year to almost universal appraise from critics & gamers alike. From the simple gameplay to the minimalist visuals, the game easily stood out. The gaming press talked about LIMBO a good amount last yea... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    The Definition of Generic FPS

    Quantum of Solace

    The Definition of Generic FPS

    LOVED Bond, James Bond: QoS does a good job letting you know this is a 007 game. When you take cover (which is often), you get to see a good rendering of Daniel Craig aka James Bond. Mr. Craig even did the voice actin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The Realization of the PS3's Potential

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    The Realization of the PS3's Potential

    Back in late 2009 there was one game critics couldn't stop talking about; Uncharted 2. It was the PS3's Holiday Season flagship game and Naughty Dog's second PS3 entry. The hype was tremendous and by all accounts, Unchar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Bold, New Direction for Narrative-Driven Gaming

    Heavy Rain

    A Bold, New Direction for Narrative-Driven Gaming

    LOVED Plot Twists & S#!+: Your enjoyment of HR will depend almost entirely on how much you like the story, if at all. Like I said above, I think this game is best described as an interactive movie. And yup, I was full... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Amazing Experience

    Batman: Arkham Asylum

    Amazing Experience

    LOVED The Dark Knight: The game does an excellent job of making to feel like Batman. From solving puzzles, to taking down a group of thugs, to using your gadgets, and evenputting the beatdown on super-villains; Rockst... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The Best FPS on Consoles

    Halo: Reach

    The Best FPS on Consoles

    LOVED It's Halo, Dude: Reach tries to be nothing more than a Halo game. There are power weapons on the map(s). Each player has a shield. There are alien weapons (plasma grenade/pistol, needler rifle, etc). And there a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The long wait is over. You can finally play X-Men Arcade, legally, in your home!

    X-Men: The Arcade Game

    The long wait is over. You can finally play X-Men Arcade, legally, in your home!

    LOVED Welcome to Die!: The long wait is over. You can finally play X-Men Arcade, legally, in your home. This game is a faithful port of the original arcade cabinet. All the sights & sounds you remember are here. Wheth... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The Best College Football Game This Gen

    NCAA Football 11

    The Best College Football Game This Gen

    LOVED Fluid Gameplay: NCAA 11 has a nice "flow" to it that's difficult to describe. The game runs at a buttery smooth 60fps and there are some new animations. Everything from the players getting to the line of scrimma... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The Definitive Fighting Game of this Generation

    Super Street Fighter IV

    The Definitive Fighting Game of this Generation

    LOVED It's SFIV, But Better: If you enjoyed SFIV, then you'll enjoy SUPER. Or if you like Street Fighter games, but missed out on SFIV last year, you enjoy SUPER.It's as simple as that. SUPER improves on the core game... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The Best New Superhero Game On The Market

    inFamous

    The Best New Superhero Game On The Market

    LOVED Getting Sand In Your Crack: inFAMOUS features sandbox / open-world gameplay where you are free to explore the world to find blast shards (to increase yourammo level), to take on side missions (to gain experience... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Only For Hardcore Afro Samurai Fans

    Afro Samurai

    Only For Hardcore Afro Samurai Fans

    Afro Samurai is a difficult game to score. One issue is that I paid $8 new for this game (just over a year after release), which isn't a good indication of quality. Another issue is that this is game is actually faithful... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The Best XBLA Game

    Shadow Complex

    The Best XBLA Game

    Many considered Shadow Complex the X360's 2009 Game of the Year, and with good reason. The game was developed by Chair Entertainment with guidance from EPIC Games, utilizing the Unreal 3 Engine. To be honest, Shadow C... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A great, but not epic finish for the Ghost of Sparta

    God of War III

    A great, but not epic finish for the Ghost of Sparta

    LOVED Did You See That?: Large-scale epic battles AND gorgeous graphics are staples of the GoW franchise and this game does not disappoint, in the slightest. Sony Santa Monica (SSM) has raised the bar in what we can e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Fails To Reach The Epic Status Of It's Inspiration

    Dante's Inferno: Shinkyoku Jigoku-Hen

    Fails To Reach The Epic Status Of It's Inspiration

    LOVED Hell Awaits: The star of the game has to be Visceral Games' vision of Hell. The damned are everywhere....in the walls you climb, in the rivers you traverse, impaled on wooden stakes along the roads you walk........ Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The Best Horror Game Of All Time

    Dead Space

    The Best Horror Game Of All Time

    DISCLAIMER: THIS IS A 2010 REVIEW OF DEAD SPACE. MEANING THAT I'M REVIEWING THIS GAME WITH TODAY'S PRICE ($20 new) AND COMPETITION IN MIND Back in 2008, EA madenews by going out of its comfort zone and creating 2 new ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Careful Iteration of  the CoD4 Formula

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    Careful Iteration of the CoD4 Formula

    LOVED Careful Iteration: As the title implies, this game is the second entry in the Modern Warfare series. Infinity WArd did not deviate much from CoD4's highly successful formula other than to smooth out the rough ed... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Great Game, But It Doesn't Distinguish Itself from Previous Iterations

    NCAA Football 10

    A Great Game, But It Doesn't Distinguish Itself from Previous Iterations

    LOVED It's College Football: Sure, this is an obvious point to make, but it needs to be made because NCAA10 is made for a certain type of gamer. If you're acollege football fan who likes to game, then thisgame isfor y... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A Great Start to the Franchise

    Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

    A Great Start to the Franchise

    DISCLAIMER: This is 2009 review of Uncharted 1. Meaning that I'm reviewing this game with today's price ( $20 or so ) and current games in mind. LOVED Narrative: Uncharted's tale about a treasure hunt does not tre... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A Must-Play For FPS Fans

    The Orange Box

    A Must-Play For FPS Fans

    LOVED Portal: There's no better proof that innovation in gaming doesn't requirehigh-end hardware specs or long development times, but rather fresh ideas. Portal is a pure puzzle game set in the first-person perspectiv... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Great Concept. Flawed Execution

    Mirror's Edge

    Great Concept. Flawed Execution

    LOVED Gameplay Concept: Mirror's Edge is based on the concept of "free-running" around a city's landscape. EA/DICEreally nailed how I'd imagine free-running to feel like in real life. The game is all about momentum an... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A Fresh Take on the FPS Genre

    BioShock

    A Fresh Take on the FPS Genre

    LOVED Atmosphere / Setting: BioShock takes place in Rapture; An underwater uptopia gone awry due to lack of regulation. The citizens are hostile (and scary looking), the city is in shambles, and there is a madman (And... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A Classic Game with a Fresh Coat of Paint

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled

    A Classic Game with a Fresh Coat of Paint

    Turtles in Time, depending on your age, was a c1assic SNES game. It had the TMNT and it was a co-op beat-em-up game. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of TMNT, Ubisoft has re-released TiT with a fresh coat of paint and o... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Solid Game but Needs a Party System and Co-op

    Killzone 2

    Solid Game but Needs a Party System and Co-op

    LOVED Graphics: KZ2's hyped centered around the graphics, and Guerilla Games met the hype. There is no denying this game is beautiful. The character models and animations are some of the best in gaming. Other graphica... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Best Fighting Game This Generation

    Street Fighter IV (Collector's Edition)

    Best Fighting Game This Generation

    LOVED SFII Roots / Gameplay: If you played SFII back in the 90s, then SFIV is going to immediately feel comfortable to you. All the characters you know & loved return and control basically the same. Once you adjust to... Read Full Review

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

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

    Worth Playing

    LOVED Force Power Physics Engine: You feel like a powerful Jedi/Sith throughout the game because of all the Force powers at your disposal. If you followed any of the hype for Star WArs: FU, then you know that using th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Not to be missed by any golf fan who games

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09

    Not to be missed by any golf fan who games

    LOVED Controls: Very intuitive. You start your swing by pulling back on the Left Stick and then strike the ball by moving the stick forward. The controls just feel right. Online Play: Not only are online games lag ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A Solid Action/Adventure Game

    Assassin's Creed

    A Solid Action/Adventure Game

    LOVED Story / Plot: AssCreed is about aordinary dude with an extraordinary ancestory. Thestory has a Matrix-vide to it as you're a modern day guy who uses a timemachine to put him incontrol of his Crusades-era ancesto... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the Best Games of 2008

    Braid

    One of the Best Games of 2008

    LOVED Gameplay: If you grew up playing 2DSuper Mario games on the NES and SNES, then Braid's gameplay will be immediately familiar to you. Tim has to jump on enemies heads to read higher platforms, dodge cannon shells... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A Last Gen Game with A Fresh Coat of Paint

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Nijuu Spy

    A Last Gen Game with A Fresh Coat of Paint

    LOVED Gameplay: Sorry, Kojima-san, but Splinter Cell is still king when it comes to stealth gameplay. Double Agent (like all its predecessors) encourages you to sneak around the maps, snatching unsuspecting fools from... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A Must-Own for Xbox360 Gamers

    Gears of War 2

    A Must-Own for Xbox360 Gamers

    LOVED Gameplay: As expected with any sequel, EPIC Games refined the "Stop & Pop" gameplay that defines the Gears of War franchise. I can't put a finger on it, but it's suffice to say everything that made Gears1 so enj... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A MGS-n00b Review

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Platinum)

    A MGS-n00b Review

    LOVED Graphics: Eye candy is a staple of every Kojima game and MGS4 will make your jaw drop. This is one of those games where you realize have taken a huge step forward this generation, at least graphically. Yes, that... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    The Best Multiplayer Game on PS3

    Resistance 2

    The Best Multiplayer Game on PS3

    LOVED Co-Op: If you've read my blog before, then you know how much of a co-op fan I am. While I would've also loved co-op through the single player campaign, the new, 8player co-op in Res2 is awesome. So awesome, in f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful