User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.42/10

Total of 65 user reviews spread across 65 releases

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  • User Rating:7
    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance for the GBA is a competent action RPG, and a decent interpretation of the console version.

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance for the GBA is a competent action RPG, and a decent interpretation of the console version.

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance for the Game Boy Advance is a portable version of the action RPG available for Xbox, PlayStation 2, and Gamecube. The campaign story follows the console versions, although there are some are... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    If you are a Duke fan, it feels good to finally be able to put the shades on and save the world all over again.

    Duke Nukem Forever

    If you are a Duke fan, it feels good to finally be able to put the shades on and save the world all over again.

    Upon its release in 1996 on PCs, Duke Nukem 3D was an influential first person shooter, combining interactive game environments with its unique mix of enemies and outrageous weapons, and injecting personality and humor w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    If you are a Duke fan, it feels good to finally be able to put the shades on and save the world all over again.

    Duke Nukem Forever

    If you are a Duke fan, it feels good to finally be able to put the shades on and save the world all over again.

    Upon its release in 1996 on PCs, Duke Nukem 3D was an influential first person shooter, combining interactive game environments with its unique mix of enemies and outrageous weapons, and injecting personality and humor w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    If you are a Duke fan, it feels good to finally be able to put the shades on and save the world all over again.

    Duke Nukem Forever

    If you are a Duke fan, it feels good to finally be able to put the shades on and save the world all over again.

    Upon its release in 1996 on PCs, Duke Nukem 3D was an influential first person shooter, combining interactive game environments with its unique mix of enemies and outrageous weapons, and injecting personality and humor w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Overall, the racing is quite fun, and the game is enjoyable while it is fresh.

    Need for Speed Underground 2

    Overall, the racing is quite fun, and the game is enjoyable while it is fresh.

    Need for Speed Underground was a pleasant surprise for players of Electronic Arts' arcade racing franchise. Instead of focusing on exotic sports cars racing in exotic locales, the game introduced nighttime street racing... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    With outstanding presentation and solid gameplay, MLB is an enjoyable baseball game for the PSP.

    MLB

    With outstanding presentation and solid gameplay, MLB is an enjoyable baseball game for the PSP.

    MLB is 989 Sports' portable version of MLB 2006, released for the Playstation 2. On its own merits, MLB stands out on its own, combining superb presentation with solid gameplay, and resulting in a game that doesn't feel... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Poor controls and choppy frame rate really ruin this port, which has the potential to be a decent playing hockey game.

    Gretzky NHL

    Poor controls and choppy frame rate really ruin this port, which has the potential to be a decent playing hockey game.

    Gretzky NHL 2005 for the Playstation 2 was a pretty good hockey game. Gretzky NHL for the PSP is a stripped down version of that game, and while it's a pretty accurate port, the differences do stand out, causing problem... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Despite the concessions EA Sports had to make, MVP Baseball is  a pretty good port of its baseball franchise to the PSP.

    MVP Baseball

    Despite the concessions EA Sports had to make, MVP Baseball is a pretty good port of its baseball franchise to the PSP.

    MVP Baseball is a pretty accurate port of MVP Baseball 2005 game to the PSP, as the game mechanics feel just like it did on the PC or other consoles. For the most part, the gameplay remains the same, although it may be ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Major League Baseball 2K5 adds quite a few new things, but these are not enough to overcome its gameplay flaws.

    Major League Baseball 2K5

    Major League Baseball 2K5 adds quite a few new things, but these are not enough to overcome its gameplay flaws.

    ESPN Major League Baseball, the 2004 edition of the 2K baseball series, had plenty of room to improve. This year's game, Major League Baseball 2K5, adds quite a few new things, but these are not enough to overcome its m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    For a handheld soccer game, it's amazing what FIFA 2005 for the Game Boy Advance offers.

    FIFA Football 2005

    For a handheld soccer game, it's amazing what FIFA 2005 for the Game Boy Advance offers.

    For a handheld soccer game, it's amazing what FIFA 2005 for the Game Boy Advance offers. This version of the game features all the major soccer leagues from around the world, real clubs, and actual player names. The ga... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    FIFA 2005 is a great fast paced game of soccer and is perhaps the best traditional sports game for the N-Gage.

    FIFA Soccer 2005

    FIFA 2005 is a great fast paced game of soccer and is perhaps the best traditional sports game for the N-Gage.

    FIFA 2005 for the N-Gage is similar to the Game Boy Advance version. The menus and presentation are the same, and so are the gameplay modes, including Challenge, Career, and Competition. The graphics and music are also... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    While a good game, ESPN Major League Baseball takes a giant step backwards with this installment.

    ESPN Major League Baseball

    While a good game, ESPN Major League Baseball takes a giant step backwards with this installment.

    As with the other 2004 editions of 2K Sports' sports simulations, ESPN Major League Baseball gets a new name with the ESPN branding, following ESPN NBA Basketball and ESPN NHL Hockey. Previous installments of the series... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    MVP Baseball 2005 is essentially the same as last year's game, which consequently means that it's an excellent baseball

    MVP Baseball 2005

    MVP Baseball 2005 is essentially the same as last year's game, which consequently means that it's an excellent baseball

    After years of seeing the Triple Play series deteriorate in quality, EA Sports completely revamped the franchise in 2003, renaming it MVP Baseball. MVP Baseball 2003 was a strong debut for the series, but it lacked feat... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    MVP Baseball 2005 is essentially the same as last year's game, which means that it's an excellent baseball game.

    MVP Baseball 2005

    MVP Baseball 2005 is essentially the same as last year's game, which means that it's an excellent baseball game.

    After years of seeing the Triple Play series deteriorate in quality, EA Sports completely revamped the franchise in 2003, renaming it MVP Baseball. MVP Baseball 2003 was a strong debut for the series, but it lacked feat... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3
    A surprisingly good soccer game for the PSP.

    World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition

    A surprisingly good soccer game for the PSP.

    While EA Sports' FIFA series setting the benchmark that video soccer games are judged against, it's a pleasant surprise that SCEA's World Tour Soccer delivers a solid game, especially for the handheld PSP. There are ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    FIFA Soccer is a pretty remarkable translation of its big brother to Sony's portable system.

    FIFA Soccer

    FIFA Soccer is a pretty remarkable translation of its big brother to Sony's portable system.

    FIFA Soccer is EA Sports' first soccer game for the PSP. Released six months after FIFA 2005 for the PC and consoles, FIFA Soccer is a pretty remarkable translation of its big brother to Sony's portable system. While... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    FIFA 2005 has a few new moves and is generally what we've come to expect from an entry in the FIFA franchise.

    FIFA Soccer 2005

    FIFA 2005 has a few new moves and is generally what we've come to expect from an entry in the FIFA franchise.

    Last year's FIFA 2004 refined the gameplay of the series, placing more focus on advanced moves and encouraging play that more resembles real life football. FIFA 2005 further tweaks the gameplay with some new moves, to m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    For the first time in three years, the FIFA series takes a step back from the previous year's game.

    FIFA Football 2004

    For the first time in three years, the FIFA series takes a step back from the previous year's game.

    The last few installments of EA Sports' FIFA series have been the best in the series, combining satisfying gameplay with superb graphics and authentic leagues with a presentation that makes for an immersive soccer experi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    For the first time in three years, the FIFA series takes a step back from the previous year's game.

    FIFA Football 2004

    For the first time in three years, the FIFA series takes a step back from the previous year's game.

    The last few installments of EA Sports' FIFA series have been the best in the series, combining satisfying gameplay with superb graphics and authentic leagues with a presentation that makes for an immersive soccer experi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    While it may not be as polished as FIFA, it certainly stands on its own, delivering a playable game of soccer.

    World Tour Soccer 2006

    While it may not be as polished as FIFA, it certainly stands on its own, delivering a playable game of soccer.

    Among the first party sports franchises Sony puts out for the Playstation 2 is World Tour Soccer, which goes head to head with EA Sports' excellent FIFA series. World Tour Soccer 2006 is the latest entry in the franchis... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    This installment retains the flaws in last year's game with no improvements to offset its deficiencies.

    ESPN College Hoops 2K5

    This installment retains the flaws in last year's game with no improvements to offset its deficiencies.

    Last year's ESPN College Hoops had plenty of room to improve on. Unfortunately, the developers seem to have taken the year off, as this installment retains the gameplay flaws in last year's game, and there is no improve... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    NCAA March Madness 2005 is a better game than last year's edition, but it is only a marginal improvement over that game.

    NCAA March Madness 2005

    NCAA March Madness 2005 is a better game than last year's edition, but it is only a marginal improvement over that game.

    Neither one of the college basketball games that came out for the 2003-04 season were truly outstanding. Both the NBA offerings from EA Sports and Sega for the 2004-05 season play the same as the previous year's install... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    If you're looking for a good PSP basketball game, pass on this one and wait for something better to come along.

    NBA

    If you're looking for a good PSP basketball game, pass on this one and wait for something better to come along.

    NBA is the first basketball game available for the Sony PSP, from longtime Sony developer 989 Sports. It looks decent, but its serious gameplay flaws make it tough to recommend. NBA offers basic exhibition and season... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Gretzky NHL 2005 is a pretty enjoyable game, and deserves a look from PS2 owners who are hockey fans.

    Gretzky NHL 2005

    Gretzky NHL 2005 is a pretty enjoyable game, and deserves a look from PS2 owners who are hockey fans.

    In the sports video game world, it's easy to forget that there are offerings besides the annual installments from EA Sports and the 2K series, usually because one of those series has the best game for a particular sport.... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    ESPN NBA 2K5 is a decent basketball game, but doesn't offer anything significantly new or improve on last year's game.

    ESPN NBA 2K5

    ESPN NBA 2K5 is a decent basketball game, but doesn't offer anything significantly new or improve on last year's game.

    Sega's NBA 2K series has always delivered a good basketball simulation and offered a worthy alternative to EA Sports' NBA Live series. ESPN NBA 2K5 is the second installment of Sega's/Visual Concepts' basketball simulat... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Other than the new All-Star Weekend gameplay modes, this is virtually the same game from last year.

    NBA Live 2005

    Other than the new All-Star Weekend gameplay modes, this is virtually the same game from last year.

    Last year, EA Sports's changes to the core gameplay of the long running NBA Live series took the series in a different direction, as the game tried to be less arcade like than previous iterations. This year's game featu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    With its impressive number of game modes, its hard to imagine you'll be tired of ESPN NHL 2K5 for quite some time.

    ESPN NHL 2K5

    With its impressive number of game modes, its hard to imagine you'll be tired of ESPN NHL 2K5 for quite some time.

    ESPN NHL 2K5 is the second game in the 2K series of hockey games to feature the ESPN license. Last year's game was excellent, but was marred with some issues that prevented it from being truly great. This year's game i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    NHL 2005 is fun, but hardly resembles real life hockey.

    NHL 2005

    NHL 2005 is fun, but hardly resembles real life hockey.

    For most of its lifetime, EA Sports' NHL series has been an arcade take on NHL hockey, and the nuances of the sport were eschewed in favor of over the top action. Make no mistake, these were enjoyable games, but hardly ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Ashen manages to make the most of the N-Gage's limited hardware, and is worth playing.

    Ashen

    Ashen manages to make the most of the N-Gage's limited hardware, and is worth playing.

    The N-Gage platform isn't exactly ideal for first person shooters. The tiny screen and underpowered CPU hinder the enjoyment of games on this platform, as most, if not all of the games available on the N-Gage, fail to r... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    The GBA version is a remarkable translation of the PC game.

    Max Payne

    The GBA version is a remarkable translation of the PC game.

    Max Payne was originally a 3D third person shooter on the PC, Xbox, and PS2. The GBA version is a third party isometric shooter, and is a remarkable translation of the PC game. Max Payne is a technical wonder for the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    While ESPN College Hoops seems promising, you can't help feel that it could have been much more.

    ESPN College Hoops

    While ESPN College Hoops seems promising, you can't help feel that it could have been much more.

    For the 2003-2004 college basketball season, fans have the choice of either EA Sports' NCAA March Madness 2004 or Sega's ESPN College Hoops. While ESPN College Hoops seems promising, you can't help feel that it could ha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    MVP Baseball 2004 may be the best baseball video game ever.

    MVP Baseball 2004

    MVP Baseball 2004 may be the best baseball video game ever.

    Last year EA Sports revamped their line of baseball simulations with a solid first entry in a new series, MVP Baseball 2003. MVP Baseball 2004 takes last year's game, and improves on it without breaking anything that we... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    MVP Baseball 2004 may be the best baseball video game ever.

    MVP Baseball 2004

    MVP Baseball 2004 may be the best baseball video game ever.

    Last year EA Sports revamped their line of baseball simulations with a solid first entry in a new series, MVP Baseball 2003. MVP Baseball 2004 takes last year's game, and improves on it without breaking anything that we... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    FIFA 2003 continues the series' excellence with its superb presentation and gameplay.

    FIFA Football 2003

    FIFA 2003 continues the series' excellence with its superb presentation and gameplay.

    EA Sports delivered an excellent pair of soccer games for the 2002 season, FIFA 2002 and FIFA 2002 World Cup, leaving me wondering where else there was room for improvement and innovation for the FIFA series. FIFA 2003 ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Burnout Legends is an amazing game that successfully brings the thrills and high standards of the series to the PSP.

    Burnout Legends

    Burnout Legends is an amazing game that successfully brings the thrills and high standards of the series to the PSP.

    The Burnout series makes its debut appearance on Sony's handheld system with Burnout Legends for the PSP. Burnout Legends combines material from both Burnout 2 and Burnout 3, specifically cars, tracks, and game play mod... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    There's nothing terribly wrong with this compilation, and will provide for some quick classic gaming on the go.

    Pac-Man Collection

    There's nothing terribly wrong with this compilation, and will provide for some quick classic gaming on the go.

    Pac-Man Collection for the GBA is a collection of four Pac-man games: Pac-Man Arrangement, Pac-Man, Pac-Attack, and Pac-Mania. Pac-Man Arrangement is an updated take on the classic game. A slew of new gameplay eleme... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Although the changes in NBA Live 2004 dramatically change the way you play, overall it's not as fun as NBA Live 2003.

    NBA Live 2004

    Although the changes in NBA Live 2004 dramatically change the way you play, overall it's not as fun as NBA Live 2003.

    EA Sports continues its long running NBA series with NBA Live 2004. The previous game was a fast paced arcade take on NBA basketball, but this year, EA opted to slow the game down and focus on more deliberate gameplay. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Although the changes in NBA Live 2004 dramatically change the way you play, overall it's not as fun as NBA Live 2003.

    NBA Live 2004

    Although the changes in NBA Live 2004 dramatically change the way you play, overall it's not as fun as NBA Live 2003.

    EA Sports continues its long running NBA series with NBA Live 2004. The previous game was a fast paced arcade take on NBA basketball, but this year, EA opted to slow the game down and focus on more deliberate gameplay. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best games for the Xbox, and one of the best arcade racing games ever.

    Burnout 3: Takedown (Platinum Hits)

    One of the best games for the Xbox, and one of the best arcade racing games ever.

    What makes the Burnout series so great is the sense of speed, the exhilarating races, the spectacular crashes, and the excellent control the games bring to the table. Burnout 3 represents everything great about the seri... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Dungeons and Dragons: Heroes is a pretty mediocre game in this genre, but will satisfy a hack and slash fix.

    Dungeons & Dragons Heroes

    Dungeons and Dragons: Heroes is a pretty mediocre game in this genre, but will satisfy a hack and slash fix.

    Dungeons and Dragons: Heroes, a Xbox exclusive game, is a typical hack and slash RPG along the lines of Diablo or Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance. The storyline has the evil wizard Kaedin back from the dead, and you resurr... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful