User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 81 user reviews spread across 81 releases
Strengthened tactical elements and elaborate audiovisual adjustments push Patapon title closer to perfection.
The debut of Patapon on PSP last year left a strong impression through its clever combination of the two genres: strategy and music, along with an artistic 2-D graphics. A number of notable awards after that further cons... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Under its thrilling graphics is a robust Action game play with some well-adjusted Role playing additives.
The worst thing about such a heavily invested project like Dead Space (DS), strangely, is its marketing. EA's commonplace screen-shots and pale trailers seemingly counteracted critics' optimistic forecasts and resulted i... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Newport City, South California 2209: April Ryan, a graceful girl, has spent her troubled childhood running away from the family where the happy-go-lucky father has become a dark obsession. Her passion for arts urges Apri... Read Full Review10 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (VMB) is the sequel of Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption, which brings us to the World of Darkness, where the famous blood sucker race lives in disguise at the heart of the human s... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Negligently developed, Forsaken God certainly succeeds in frustrating old fans and alienate new beginners
There are many promises before the publishing, the most important of which is that Forsaken God (FG) will be a perfect complement for the imperfect Gothic 3. However, let's see how much JoWood has done to keep their prom... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
With enhanced multimedia and gameplay, "Chapters of the Chosen" is a paragon of any update on new platforms.
There was time when Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy are staple in the competition over Japanese Role Playing market between Square and Enix. That ended with the mergence of the two firms and both titles have continued t... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Before Sacred, Role Playing genre had developed into two separate branches: Action and Traditional RPG, so-called. Paragons of the first type including Diablo, Dungeon Siege and Divine Divinity emphasized on combat/actio... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
There is not much to say about the story here since you can hardly find anything special about the pseudo-medieval, fantasy world in Loki. Fortunately, neither does story play an important role in a "hack and slash" RPG ... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Simple, hilarious and mildly entertaining, the game upholds the principle of its famous preceding webcomic Penny Arcade.
Penny Arcade is a famous webcomic by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik which tells mainly about gaming industry. Now, under the development of Hothead Game, the two leading roles Gabe and Tycho will have a new story in Pen... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Echochrome brings us into a miraculous space where the principles of physics are replaced by the rules of imagination
Many of us may still remember one of the most fearful subjects at high school: solid geometry. How many times has it panicked us with requirements like proving the parallelism of two lines or calculating the angle betwee... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Lost Wind is close to Okami's calibre, though it still seems inferior to that masterpiece in sereral aspects.
The idea of Lost Wind (LW) began to take shape when developer Steve Burgess of Frontier Developments studio was watching the winds blowing through leaf canopies. The thought of a story in which the wind is the leading ro... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (MGS4), the game which occupies a huge amout of space on Game Magazines, was finally released on June 12th 2008 after many delays. Published right on the 20th anniversary of Metal... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
With its incomparably distinct atmosphere, Final Fantasy VI Advance is an adequate farewell to GameBoy Advance.
Final Fantasy is the most successful title of Squaresoft (SquareEnix now). Everytime a new version is released, RPG fans all over the world have a chance to experience memorable adventure in a beautiful fantastic world. ... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The ultimate masterpiece on our old, beloved console. A must-buy whether you have contemplated the original or not.
Last August, Atlus played their trump-card Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 (P3) and immediately received hearty welcome from the community. While its distinct game play and impressive show of graphics and audio undoubtedly... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Elapsed moment can't be taken back, decisions will define the future - this phylosophy is perfectly conveyed here.<br />
"How many hours are there in a day?" - the main character of Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3(SMTP3) will have an amazing answer for this childish question: 25. The 25th hour, the Dark hour, the period of time when all huma... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
What a pity Keepsake's beautiful graphics and sophisticated puzzles are marred by an incoherent story.
Memory is an important part of every human being no matter how it tastes. The sweet days of childhood, the bitterness of an amour, sometimes we should stop a moment to revise every rise and fall in our life. That's what ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
This is but a small handbook beside the encyclopedia Cooking Mana, but small size sometimes has its advantage.
If you have ever played any version of Cooking Mama series before you will find much similarity in game play of Cooking Quest (CQ). The biggest change is that control is carried out by mouse instead of stylus or Wii Remo... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The ambition behind the combination of Mistwalker, Artoon and Microsoft Game Studios is to make a big step forward in Japanese RPG (JRPG) market with a high quality game for XBox 360. Therefore, their key product - Blue ... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Despite its exultant appearance, TOD is an indepth and attractive third person shooter that can satisfy most PS3 owners.
Insomniac Games is famous for many famous games on Sony consoles. Successfully start with Spyro the Dragon on Play Station, but when PS2 came out, they handed over this label to Vivendi Universal and started with another... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Thanks to its intelligent game play and excellent physical effects, Boom Blox can satisfy a wide variety of players.
The name Steven Spielberg has been associated with famous movies like Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds or series Indiana Jones... Hence, it was public opinion to expect an imposing Action-Adventure after the director rev... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Nadeo continues to make a surprise by publishing Trackmania Nations Forever (TNF) freely for everybody, similar to the prior version of this game TrackMania Nations (download available from http://www.trackmanianations.c... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
An interesting story and some new features built around traditional game play, it's good for a ... spin-off.
Usually a successful trademark will have a variety of satellite products. These spin-off normally introduce several variations to the original. This is exactly the case of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon.Though far below the lev... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
My Life As a King brings us a new approach to the series when switching from Action-RPG to Simulation genre.
In the competition between three next-gen consoles: Wii, X360 and PS3, online service is a critical market. While X360 and PS3 have already gained their footholds with Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Store, Nintedo stil... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Leaving behind their disagreement with Nintedo about the publishing date of Final Fantasy VII, Square Enix continues to favour the rising consoles Nintendo DS and Wii by releasing their best-selling games like Dragon Que... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Metroid Prime 3 not only brings us a renewed Aran but also justifies Wii's capability of presenting FPS.
Since 1986, there have been about 10 games published under Metroid label. Tradition of the series is a non-linear gameplay combining adventurous factors with rapid-fire running and gunning scenes. This is perfectly suita... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Leaving behind the ill repute of a failure on PS1, this DS version is meant to bring new vitality to the series.
Appear for the first time on PS1 in 2001, Hoshigami: Ruining Blue Earth was considered a completely failed project from any view point. It failed because of the late release date when PS1 had demised, the unacceptable di... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
with a huge addition to Pokemon collection and new utilities on NDS, Diamond/Pearl is the best version of this series
Appear for the first time on Gameboy in 1995, Pokemon immediately became a remarkable trademark and enthralled gamer community in many countries throughout the globe. Among Nintedo's wide range of products, it's the seco... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Villain name-part motif blends well with unit design pattern of Pikmin and Fable style, making Overlord so exquisite
Long ago, in a peaceful land emerged a dark force of Minions leading by a greedy, vicious Overlord. His conquest left scars in the whole kingdom and bedevil its people. 7 heroes of different race: Human, Hafling, Dwarf a... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
With many beauty spots and simple gameplay, Anacapri can make either a good Adventure game or a pleasant tour.
The beautiful scenery of Capri island forces us to return to the series with brand new storyline and characters. A Quiet Weekend used many real photographs, and this one continues the method to bring you the rest of the ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The plot is amazing but without game guide, even real Sherlock Holmes would have to give up this one.
Series of video games about Sherlock Holmes by Frogwares Game Development Studio have been gradually improved with each version released. The last version, "The Awakened", placed the famous detective against religious co... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Finally Jackie can have a moment beside Jenny, though only in a dream. The tragedy end like that sorrowful and obsessive
The Darkness (TD) is an FPS released for PS3 and XBox 360. Modulated from the cartoon of the same name by Marc Silvestri, game has succeeded in retaining the mien in the original: romantic and violent, love and enmity, e... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
The first strong impression made by graphics and sound is quickly faded out thanks to monotonous gameplay.
The first version of Mana series was released in 1991 under the name Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden. With the success of its two sequels, especially the third version, Mana made a strong impression on fans of RPG-... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The only thing outshines the thrilling story of Hotel Dusk is the way it utilizes NDS features in game play.
Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (HD) offers an excellent storyline like a real detective novel, which can satisfy the most fastidious fans of Adventure genre. 12/24/1976: the police inspector Kyle Hyde was in New York police office... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
RTS and handheld console, the 2 concepts used to be unable to reconcile, until the appearance of NDS on the market. Hardware of this console, including sensor pen, has made it possible by providing a flexible control sys... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Square Enix never considers Mana series their main products, but an experiment for new ideas, this time: RTS on DS!
Mana, known as Seiken Densetsu in Japan, is always a subordinate role besides the super star Final Fantasy, but the series still can make its own impression through the version Seiken Densetsu 3 on SNES. Despite this fac... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Sega Saturn! The name always reminds me of the exquisite but poor-fated Sega's product. As one of the high-tech members of the 5th console generations, Saturn utilized 2 CPUs. However, the difficulty of programming for d... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Legend has it that Patapon clan was once thriving, for they were in favour with The Supreme Being Almighty. Every time their warriors engaged in battle, the holy drum-beat resounded, giving them the strength to gain vic... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
The Sims: Castaway Stories (CS) comes in time when most of us have been fed up with the too familiar background of previous Sims: urban context with hurried life line. After a shipwreck, your sim is drifted to a tropical... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Humanistic script, innovative gameplay, imposing graphics and music by outstanding talents..., aren't these enough?
The story starts in 10/17/1849 when the genius composer Frédéric Chopin was in his dying moments after months tortured by tuberculosis. During his last 3 hours, Chopin was immersed in a strange world that only existed in... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Without the lack of online mode on PS3 and PSP, it would be the best tennis simulating game ever released.
If you ask any of tennis fans which was the best tennis game before 2003, most of them will say Virtual Tennis (VT) on Dreamcast, developed by Sega. After a long time letting Top Spin occupy its position, VT3 now comes o... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful