User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.82/10

Total of 40 user reviews spread across 40 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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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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  7. 4
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  • User Rating 7
    While fun, TF does not live up to the hype or reinvent online FPS's

    Titanfall

    Rated on March 21, 2014 by MaddenBowler10

    While fun, TF does not live up to the hype or reinvent online FPS's

    Forget all the E3 awards before this game was even released. Titanfall, while fun, does not live up to the hype or bring much new. It does a solid job of bringing game mechanics from other games toget...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    While fun, TF does not live up to the hype or reinvent online FPS's

    Titanfall

    Rated on March 21, 2014 by MaddenBowler10

    While fun, TF does not live up to the hype or reinvent online FPS's

    Forget all the E3 awards before this game was even released. Titanfall, while fun, does not live up to the hype or bring much new. It does a solid job of bringing game mechanics from other games toge...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    2K has smacked every loyal fan of the series right in the face with broken online code, menu system, and virtual economy

    NBA 2K14

    Rated on January 06, 2014 by MaddenBowler10

    2K has smacked every loyal fan of the series right in the face with broken online code, menu system, and virtual economy

    NBA 2K14 could have been the very best in the series. 2K gets the on-court action nearly right in every aspect. The graphics are the best maybe ever seen in any sports game. The flow of the game refle...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    What may be the final entry of Madden in to the current generation of consoles may be the most disappointing.

    Madden NFL 25

    Rated on August 28, 2013 by MaddenBowler10

    What may be the final entry of Madden in to the current generation of consoles may be the most disappointing.

    This may be my final review I write on this website, but I am still going to be make this quick and straight to the point. The final entry of Madden in to the current generation consoles ends with...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Crysis 3 offers most of what Crysis fans want, boasting fantastic graphics, solid story-line, and a likable protagonist.

    Crysis 3

    Rated on May 13, 2013 by MaddenBowler10

    Crysis 3 offers most of what Crysis fans want, boasting fantastic graphics, solid story-line, and a likable protagonist.

    Just finished the game so you I can assure you it's fresh in my mind. I read a lot about how much the game disappoints. But I'm not seeing it. This game featured a single player campaign that seemed t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    MLB: The Show continues to be the best sports simulation game series available.

    MLB 13: The Show

    Rated on April 07, 2013 by MaddenBowler10

    MLB: The Show continues to be the best sports simulation game series available.

    I've always thought that sports games get a bad rep for not having big improvements year over year. When you think about it, developers do not even have a year of development time to make huge improve...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Max Payne 3 delivers exactly what you expect; stylish shooting and intense gunfights. It does misfire at times however.

    Max Payne 3

    Rated on November 28, 2012 by MaddenBowler10

    Max Payne 3 delivers exactly what you expect; stylish shooting and intense gunfights. It does misfire at times however.

    Max Payne 3 makes shooting bad people fun. The shooting is nearly pinpoint and you can see everything from shooting the enemies from the head to all their limbs and torso. It is very satisfying to kil...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Another classic by Bethesda that is only slightly hindered by bugs and glitches.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Rated on October 16, 2012 by MaddenBowler10

    Another classic by Bethesda that is only slightly hindered by bugs and glitches.

    I'll cut to the chase, this game is probably what you'll expect it to be. It's Elder Scrolls and you are going to get a huge, open world filled with many mysteries and secret stories to discover. And ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    There are a number of changes to Madden 13, with there being some for the better and many for the worse.

    Madden NFL 13

    Rated on August 29, 2012 by MaddenBowler10

    There are a number of changes to Madden 13, with there being some for the better and many for the worse.

    Features: This year's edition of EA's yearly NFL game is going to displease many fans very quickly. This is because the entire menu layout of the game seems to completely dysfunctional and seems to em...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    While it's still the most realistic MLB game out there, the game itself can be very frustrating to play.

    MLB 12: The Show

    Rated on May 23, 2012 by MaddenBowler10

    While it's still the most realistic MLB game out there, the game itself can be very frustrating to play.

    I'll try to keep this short and to the point. This game is without a doubt the best MLB game out there for you to play. The graphics are still phenomenal, if not the same as last year's game. Controls...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    A game that looks great and plays well, but doesn't offer much content.

    Rage

    Rated on October 25, 2011 by MaddenBowler10

    A game that looks great and plays well, but doesn't offer much content.

    Positives: +Graphics are sharp and vivid +Gunplay is sound and satisfying +Co-op and competitive play is fun, temporary distraction +Voice acting and sound overall is excellent +Excellent frame-r...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    Madden NFL 12 is a complete mess.

    Madden NFL 12

    Rated on August 31, 2011 by MaddenBowler10

    Madden NFL 12 is a complete mess.

    Let me get the good out of the way. The game looks good overall up-close for the most part, but really does look the same as previous Maddens from the far camera view that you see most of the time...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Enslaved is an emotionally satisfying game that combines a great, lengthy story and hardcore gameplay.

    Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

    Rated on August 24, 2011 by MaddenBowler10

    Enslaved is an emotionally satisfying game that combines a great, lengthy story and hardcore gameplay.

    I just beat this game and I was left touched. The story, the dynamic between the two main characters left me in awe. I felt immediately attached to both Monkey and Trip when they first introduced. Two...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Not as good as the predecessor, but still a very solid game with a memorable campaign.

    Crysis 2

    Rated on April 12, 2011 by MaddenBowler10

    Not as good as the predecessor, but still a very solid game with a memorable campaign.

    Okay, so I bought Crysis 2 a day after it came out, but I have only played it a little bit here and there every day because that's just the way I play games. I rarely go through a game in a day or two...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Minor improvements and difficulty frustrations aside, MLB 11 The Show is he best baseball simulator out there for you.

    MLB 11: The Show

    Rated on March 16, 2011 by MaddenBowler10

    Minor improvements and difficulty frustrations aside, MLB 11 The Show is he best baseball simulator out there for you.

    MLB 11 The Show is a simple case of not fixing what isn't broken. Instead, The Show refines the mechanics and adds to it a total re haul of the controls and ventures to what the 2K series has been off...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Solid enough platforming will bring back fans, but boring combat and some frustrations won't win any new fans.

    Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

    Rated on January 16, 2011 by MaddenBowler10

    Solid enough platforming will bring back fans, but boring combat and some frustrations won't win any new fans.

    I beat this game in 11 hours..and I have to say the ending is pretty darn exhilarating. I wish they would have incorporated more sequences like the ending provided. Because most of this game is wash, ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Harmonix has perfected the music game genre with all new instruments/modes, tremendous art style, and online play.

    Rock Band 3

    Rated on October 26, 2010 by MaddenBowler10

    Harmonix has perfected the music game genre with all new instruments/modes, tremendous art style, and online play.

    You cannot go wrong with Rock Band 3. This is the best music game to date. The gameplay has been perfected along with its new instruments and Pro mode(which allows users to play each instrument with a...

    1 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    It's worth the price..

    Left 4 Dead 2: The Sacrifice

    Rated on October 07, 2010 by MaddenBowler10

    It's worth the price..

    At least for those with a lot of extra money. There is an over abundance of Special Infected in The Sacrifice and the 3rd/last level proves to be very annoying especially when playing with dumb partne...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    The people who do not like this game either do not like music games or do not like Green Day at all.

    Green Day: Rock Band

    Rated on October 02, 2010 by MaddenBowler10

    The people who do not like this game either do not like music games or do not like Green Day at all.

    I'll keep this review as short as possible..so in a few words, it's just an absolute blast to play. All instruments on this game have standout songs. I'd have to say that the drums on almost all the s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    It's about time

    Major League Baseball 2K10

    Rated on April 28, 2010 by MaddenBowler10

    It's about time

    I'm gonna try to simplify this review to Pros and Cons. Pros: Smooth, consistent framerate all throughout each game. My Player mode is addictive. Graphics are sharp. Hitter/pitcher duels are realis...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Short and sweet

    Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing

    Rated on April 28, 2010 by MaddenBowler10

    Short and sweet

    I am not sure what to think when many gamers are saying we've been there, done that with this campaign. It does a great job capturing the feel of an abandoned downtown city..and while we experienced m...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    Madden 10 still carries the same flaws as previous Maddens and not enough balance in the gameplay..

    Madden NFL 10

    Rated on August 14, 2009 by MaddenBowler10

    Madden 10 still carries the same flaws as previous Maddens and not enough balance in the gameplay..

    Madden 10 is a good football game, and physically the most realistic one to date. But there's too many flaws in the gameplay that hinder the game's ambition. EA did a great job with creating a new tac...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    It feels slightly fresh, but slightly old at the same time. Good game of football overall though.

    Madden NFL 09

    Rated on August 14, 2008 by MaddenBowler10

    It feels slightly fresh, but slightly old at the same time. Good game of football overall though.

    Madden 09 is FINALLY the first Madden that seems much more balanced, difficulty wise. There isn't any major issues as far as fumbling, interceptions, freak DB's or anyone that overpowers one another. ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    It's a good 3rd person shooter along with some elements of horror.

    Dark Sector

    Rated on March 27, 2008 by MaddenBowler10

    It's a good 3rd person shooter along with some elements of horror.

    There's no doubt this game isn't perfect. It won't get nominated for game of the year nor will it overwhelm you with innovation. but this game does offer you something different. It features 2 enemy t...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Here's Maddenbowler's Official Review, not like im famous for this or anything tho. *very detailed review version*

    Madden NFL 08

    Rated on August 19, 2007 by MaddenBowler10

    Here's Maddenbowler's Official Review, not like im famous for this or anything tho. *very detailed review version*

    Let's just get straight to it, Madden 08 is a great football game. But by no means is it flawless. But Madden 08 is still a fun game and if your an NFL fan of any sort, whether u just like watching it...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    college football at its best!

    NCAA Football 08

    Rated on July 24, 2007 by MaddenBowler10

    college football at its best!

    first of all, this game is just pure fun. its so improved over last years game that i would rather have the demo version of 08 than last years full version of 07. gameplay is much deeper this year and...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3
    Very Fun, a kool idea playin all the marvel heroes you can think of!

    Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

    Rated on April 11, 2007 by MaddenBowler10

    Very Fun, a kool idea playin all the marvel heroes you can think of!

    If there was any game where you'd like to play with Marvel Superheroes such as spiderman, wolverine, and even captain america, then this would be it. very very fun rpg style beat em up. you can level ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1
    Best NBA game out there, you will not be dissapointed.

    NBA 2K7

    Rated on December 28, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    Best NBA game out there, you will not be dissapointed.

    plain and simple, this basketball game is the best out there. the animations are great, the graphics are great, the sound is great, the framerate is amazing. graphics- great, nothing looks too over...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3
    One of the best, if not,the best game to come to the 360

    Gears of War

    Rated on November 11, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    One of the best, if not,the best game to come to the 360

    and more than likely will be the best along with halo 3 for the next 2 years. wow, what a great game, im just about to beat it and i would really like more missions to play but yah, it is a lil on ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3
    This game has the right ot say it's the best strategy game ever!

    Company of Heroes

    Rated on October 10, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    This game has the right ot say it's the best strategy game ever!

    this game is the best strategy game ever, plain and simple. the graphics in this game are very good and the ability to zoom in and out and pretty much view the battle in any angle possible is pure gen...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8
    best psp game to date

    SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo

    Rated on October 08, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    best psp game to date

    socom does a great job of fitting a tactical online multiplayer game into a psp. it's a very very fun game and is very easy to get use to. ur probably wondering how the heck do you aim in this but it'...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7
    Great game for just about anyone!

    Guitar Hero (w/Guitar)

    Rated on October 03, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    Great game for just about anyone!

    this is a great game and i recommend it to about anyone who likes rock n roll and would like to feel like they are apart of the action. this game is very addicting and even if you dont know how to pla...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9
    A great football game, too bad if you dont like it, cause this is the only NFL game available!!

    Madden NFL 07

    Rated on September 01, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    A great football game, too bad if you dont like it, cause this is the only NFL game available!!

    Very good football game, it is my first madden game on the 360. i like it a lot. first of all, im a huge football fan and so i love playing footaball games and trying to get my players good stats a...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7
    poor gameplay?!?!?! PSSHH!! this game is awesome!@

    The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

    Rated on August 05, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    poor gameplay?!?!?! PSSHH!! this game is awesome!@

    graphics- 10/10 perfect gameplay- freaking awesome! i luv just going up and having a sword fight with someone from an arena or just going up to a knight and fighitng him! it's so realistic. this ga...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8
    good game in my opinion

    Perfect Dark Zero

    Rated on August 05, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    good game in my opinion

    graphics- great, defintely not dissapointing.. nice and bright.. sound-very good, nothing out of the ordinary length- great local and live multiplayer gameplay- freaking AWESOME! i never get ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    awful game

    Star Wars: Battlefront II

    Rated on May 26, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    awful game

    boy this game sucks, it's not even worth $50. i could have gotten a different game for $50. the sound is awful, sounds like a bunch of toys. the third person view is alright, but shooting is really du...

    0 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3
    It's not thats its not good enough, "I" am just not addicted to it.

    Battlefield 2

    Rated on April 13, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    It's not thats its not good enough, "I" am just not addicted to it.

    i like to play. i think it's a blast to play. graphics are great, gameplay is amazing, the sound couldn't be better. but the problem is the loading times and lagging at the start of the game. it takes...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.3
    It sucks(DONT GET IT, ESPECIALLY NOT FOR $40)

    Major League Baseball 2K6

    Rated on April 10, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    It sucks(DONT GET IT, ESPECIALLY NOT FOR $40)

    this game sucks. the pitching is stupid and WAY inconsistent. batting couldn't get anyworse. and the fielding feels like your not even playing the field. batting- what the heck? you foul the ball ...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3
    I surprisingly liked it.

    Taz Wanted

    Rated on April 07, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    I surprisingly liked it.

    this game is fun. the graphics are different but they are pretty kool. lots of things to do in the game and things to complete. it's fun because the songs in the background are kool and entertaining....

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    click click click click click click click click click click click click

    RuneScape

    Rated on January 31, 2006 by MaddenBowler10

    click click click click click click click click click click click click

    pretty much all u do when playing the game. using your mouse. although, you may not notice it but u may find yourself addicted to the game somewhat even though really its not that fun. the good and th...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.