User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.41/10

Total of 34 user reviews spread across 34 releases

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  • User Rating:6
    game, or mortgage paying simulation?

    Animal Crossing: Wild World

    game, or mortgage paying simulation?

    I tried, I really tried. The things I'd heard from Animal Crossing fans, the vibrancy, the originality, the cool novelty of just 'hanging out' in a village full of animals and just doing whatever all sounded like things ... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Not a hasty 10

    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Not a hasty 10

    GTA IV's seismic release after months of pent-up anticipation has seen perfect score after perfect score from critics abroad. I guess the collaborative impact of seeing GTA in next-gen graphics, in multiplayer and sporti... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    dance, fool

    Elite Beat Agents

    dance, fool

    Elite Beat Agents pulls of the rhythm genre on the DS superbly which means it does three things: 1 –Provides good music 2 –Provides (extremely) challenging gameplay And most importantly 3 –makes you feel too cool when... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    lets...OPERATE!

    Chou Shittou Caduceus

    lets...OPERATE!

    Remember Operation? Remember how fun that was? Why was it fun? Because it tested your skill, how steady you could keep your hand as you tweezed bits out of holes without touching the edges. Trauma Centre is more or less ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    Simply put, if you're not a complete man, this game will make you one.

    Gears of War

    Simply put, if you're not a complete man, this game will make you one.

    Everything about this game just screams ‘testosterone imbalance’, from the juggernaut hulks you’ll be controlling to the overcompensating arsenal at your disposal, right down to the sickeningly delightful core gameplay. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Who else was expecting a perfect ten?

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    Who else was expecting a perfect ten?

    …And here it is, finally. The absence of the editors ‘9 or above’ seal of approval for Twilight Princess on this site did leave me a bit disappointed. After all, weren’t we all expecting this to skyrocket to a perfect 10... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    ‘Viva Piñata! Filled with fun! Filled with fun!’

    Viva Pinata

    ‘Viva Piñata! Filled with fun! Filled with fun!’

    After making my piñata worms mate over and over again, sometimes incestually and feeding them to hungry sparrows so that they can mate continuously, sometimes incestually, and selling their –at that point- useless... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6
    not just a pretty face.

    Dead or Alive 4 (Platinum Hits)

    not just a pretty face.

    I’ll tell you the truth. I heard Dead or Alive 4 and I quickly associated it with well-endowed girls with combat mechanics in the blurred background of the picture. First hour or so with the game and I was just about rea... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    Killing gigantic bugs is a hoot.

    Lost Planet: Extreme Condition

    Killing gigantic bugs is a hoot.

    There’s no denying that Lost Planet does what it sets out to do extremely well – that is pit players against hordes of enemies and screen-filling bosses so that you are constantly up to your knees in action. There’s rare... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Seriously, is anyone surprised?

    Advance Wars: Dual Strike

    Seriously, is anyone surprised?

    So, Advance Wars: Dual Strike, ridiculously addictive, charmingly presented and stretched to a very respectable lifespan. It’s a terrific game. The best in the series? Hands down. Is anyone surprised? No. We all saw it c... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.8
    they're cute but...

    Nintendogs: Lab & Friends

    they're cute but...

    Will you enjoy this game? Yes, if you are one of the following: -A small girl -A very sensitive boy -Love deprived, petless and searching for an outlet for your nurturing tendencies (and desperately so). Otherwise?... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6
    Rockstar delinquency in a new, interesting way.

    Bully

    Rockstar delinquency in a new, interesting way.

    The evil geniuses at Rockstar have put their minds together to concoct another game in all its delinquency and violence for all us teenage boys out there looking for another fix. But the end product here seems to be some... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6
    Hey this is kinda cool.....oh wait...it's over......

    New Super Mario Bros.

    Hey this is kinda cool.....oh wait...it's over......

    For the nostalgic of gamers with hungry inner children brewing inside, Nintendo stretches its palm out and feeds us with a trip down memory lane. It’s a-him, Mario…again, in all his classic splendour with new tricks up h... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    More Rockstar violence HOORAY!!!

    The Warriors

    More Rockstar violence HOORAY!!!

    Games based on popular properties are slowly ascending their way up the rungs of respectable gaming. ‘The Warriors’ is an addition to this trend. Although it may be far from a technical masterpiece, it is worthy homage t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    Let's just put that prologue behind us.

    Kingdom Hearts II

    Let's just put that prologue behind us.

    A frustratingly long and totally unneeded prologue aside (seriously, it made me want to rip my eyeballs from their sockets), Kingdom Hearts 2 is a genuinely exciting adventure you’ll want to be playing from start to fini... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    Get your rock on II

    Guitar Hero II

    Get your rock on II

    Let’s cut to the chase, is it better than the first Guitar Hero? It sure is. Here’s why: -It’s way harder. This is a good thing, especially if you’ve mastered the first one. The fast passages, you’ll find, are a lo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    epic epic epic epic epic

    God of War (Greatest Hits)

    epic epic epic epic epic

    It redefines nothing, but it epitomizes on everything which makes the game so easily recommendable. One thing that can be confidently stated about the developers of ‘God of War’ is that they know the action/adventure gen... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    A good, clean fight

    Fight Night Round 3

    A good, clean fight

    It was about a decade ago, I’d play my beloved Punchout on the SNES and think that this is and always will be the best boxing video game ever created. Ten years of crap boxing titles (as little as they came) justified th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    Best rhythm game ever. Craps all over DDR.

    Guitar Hero (w/Guitar)

    Best rhythm game ever. Craps all over DDR.

    Behold: a new addition to the collection of ‘games that are kinda like proper games but not really because they don’t use actual controllers’!!! … GUITAR HERO! Already Playstation owners have their living rooms clogged u... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful

    Indigo Prophecy

    painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful painful

    The compelling story was pretty much all this game had going for it, so seeing this terrific plot make gigantic leaps of logic toward the end would definitely have shattered some spirits. Indigo Prophecy or ‘Fahrenheit’ ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Now that I think about it, it's probably the best Mario game on the cube.

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    Now that I think about it, it's probably the best Mario game on the cube.

    When it comes down to it, The Thousand Year Door has no distinguishable faults. Beyond that, the game pulls of everything in a manner that is labeled nothing short of ‘strictly professional’ making this installment in th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.3
    I'm not feeling the magic...

    Kimi no Tame Nara Shineru

    I'm not feeling the magic...

    Feel the Magic or ‘Project Rub’ as it’s known in Australia is certainly a stylish way to present a briefly amusing mini game compilation. But when it comes down to the crux, it will not give you much of a reason to pick ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6
    A good ghetto game actually worth your time

    NBA Street V3

    A good ghetto game actually worth your time

    NBA Street Volume 3 is a worthy addition to the franchise. It adds depth and even more style on top of a series that already had this in aces, and it also stands as THE best arcade basketball game your money can buy. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    As an introduction to Metroid, totally awesome.

    Metroid Fusion

    As an introduction to Metroid, totally awesome.

    If you’re anything like me, the only Samus you’ve ever played was Super Smash Brothers, so you’d be approaching this game not knowing what to expect having not played any previous Metroid. If you are one of these people ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    best handheld racer money can buy, period.

    Mario Kart DS (DS Bundle)

    best handheld racer money can buy, period.

    Chances are if you’ve been following the Mario Kart series (and there are a lot of you) this new addition will have you totally satisfied, especially since it rises above the previous lukewarm installments that didn’t re... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    Budget does matter

    The Godfather

    Budget does matter

    The monster publisher EA now adds the thirty year old ‘Godfather’ name under its belt of popular franchises. Lest we forget we’re talking about a classic here, a cinematic masterpiece that’s been well respected and held ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    raaaaaaaaaaaaad

    Burnout 3: Takedown (Platinum Hits)

    raaaaaaaaaaaaad

    Burnout 3 is damn near the perfect game with cutting edge graphics, difficult challenges, fantastic multiplayer both online and off, but most importantly its so fun you'll melt. The game has one distinct focus: All cars ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    smoke some fat cracka fools.

    Def Jam: Fight for NY

    smoke some fat cracka fools.

    Def Jam Fight for NY…The aim of the game? Beat the living daylights out of the other guy before he punches your lights out and fortunately as a game concept, it works like a charm. It’s a fondue pot of fun waiting to be ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7
    You'll be kickin' ass until the cows come home.

    Ninja Gaiden

    You'll be kickin' ass until the cows come home.

    You could say that Ninja Gaiden is fantastic and one of the best action games out there, but that’s justice only partially done. You have to experience it. What I can say without a moment’s hesitation is that this game i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    you're not tripping on acid, you're rolling a Katamari.

    Minna Daisuki Katamari Damacy

    you're not tripping on acid, you're rolling a Katamari.

    ‘We Love Katamari’ is Australia’s first experience of the dung beetle simulation gameplay that first captivated the other half of the world in ‘Katamari Damacy’. Having now experienced this new ecstasy, this game is defi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    It still works...

    Tekken 5

    It still works...

    Tekken 5 is the Tekken series at its epic, but in its own rite as a fighting game it stands head and shoulders above its competitors. It is proof that the ten year old formula still works, and brilliantly. The first ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A different kind of mark in the video game industry

    Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse

    A different kind of mark in the video game industry

    Hehe...Stubbs... This game will give you good memories. One of its most lovable qualities lies in its lighthearted attitude and tendency to not take itself too seriously. This is a hilarious piece of work, not what yo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    kinda like a drug...

    Fable

    kinda like a drug...

    Fable is one of those games enjoyed so much you just wish it lasted longer. It presents itself in such an enchanting, gripping way that I just yearned to have some reason to go back and play it some more. Unfortunately t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7
    It's what gamers everywhere have been waiting for.

    BioHazard 4

    It's what gamers everywhere have been waiting for.

    All the right strings are pulled here, and when you push all facets of a game to reach a high potential, your product falls nothing short of spectacular and something that will be remembered for years. The games prese... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful