User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.09/10

Total of 76 user reviews spread across 76 releases

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  • User Rating 9
    Bioware once again proves that the contents of the package are more important than the wrapping.

    Dragon Age: Origins

    Rated on January 31, 2010 by Misfit119

    Bioware once again proves that the contents of the package are more important than the wrapping.

    Ohmigodohmigod. Oh. My. God. Not since the good ol' days of the computer RPG has a game been this incredible. Forget being a spiritual successor, Dragon Age: Origins is what Baldur's Gate III would ha...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Bioware once again proves that the contents of the package are more important than the wrapping.

    Dragon Age: Origins (Collector's Edition)

    Rated on January 31, 2010 by Misfit119

    Bioware once again proves that the contents of the package are more important than the wrapping.

    Ohmigodohmigod. Oh. My. God. Not since the good ol' days of the computer RPG has a game been this incredible. Forget being a spiritual successor, Dragon Age: Origins is what Baldur's Gate III would ha...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Bioware once again proves that the contents of the package are more important than the wrapping.

    Dragon Age: Origins

    Rated on January 31, 2010 by Misfit119

    Bioware once again proves that the contents of the package are more important than the wrapping.

    Ohmigodohmigod. Oh. My. God. Not since the good ol' days of the computer RPG has a game been this incredible. Forget being a spiritual successor, Dragon Age: Origins is what Baldur's Gate III would ha...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Silent Hill: Homecoming is a sleeper hit in a series that has stagnated.

    Silent Hill: Homecoming

    Rated on February 03, 2009 by Misfit119

    Silent Hill: Homecoming is a sleeper hit in a series that has stagnated.

    After playing the atrocity that was Silent Hill: Origins on the PlayStation 2 it was with much trepidation that I approached Homecoming. The sixth entry in the Silent Hill series it was going to be th...

    5 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is one of the best fighting games ever made. Period.

    Marvel vs. Capcom 2

    Rated on June 10, 2008 by Misfit119

    Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is one of the best fighting games ever made. Period.

    Every so often a game comes into being, a game that brings both innovation and style to a dying genre. For fighting games that is the Marvel vs. Capcom series. Starting in 1996 with X-Men vs. Street F...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    This is probably one of the worst games that I have ever played in my life.

    Dragon Blade: Wrath of Fire

    Rated on December 15, 2007 by Misfit119

    This is probably one of the worst games that I have ever played in my life.

    What do you get when you pair up barely PlayStation 2 graphics with horrible motion based controls and an AI that borders on cheesy? This game apparently. Initially this was a game that I picked up so...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    While not the worst game ever, Lair certainly could have been better.

    Lair

    Rated on November 15, 2007 by Misfit119

    While not the worst game ever, Lair certainly could have been better.

    During each console cycle there are always trends in what sorts of games abound. Whether it be the 3-D platformer fad that we dealt with when the PlayStation One and Nintendo 64 were dominating the ma...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Atmosphere can only take a game so far, something Jericho illustrates clearly.

    Clive Barker's Jericho

    Rated on November 15, 2007 by Misfit119

    Atmosphere can only take a game so far, something Jericho illustrates clearly.

    Clive Barker has something of a hit and miss relationship when it comes to mediums other than his writing. Movie translations of his work have been... liberal with their transition to the big screen, ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Devil Summoner is a quirky action game that mixes history and the occult for a generally good time.

    Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Chouriki Heidan

    Rated on October 05, 2007 by Misfit119

    Devil Summoner is a quirky action game that mixes history and the occult for a generally good time.

    Let’s just get one thing out of the way before this review is started; this game is repetitive. I’m going to get that out of the way as soon as possible. Those readers who get easily annoyed by repeti...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    This is, without a doubt, the best RPG that has been released in years.

    Persona 3

    Rated on October 03, 2007 by Misfit119

    This is, without a doubt, the best RPG that has been released in years.

    The Persona series of games is possibly one of the darkest and grittiest role-playing game series to ever see console releases. Storylines are frequently filled with murder, destruction and just gener...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Odin Sphere is incredibly aesthetically pleasing but the gameplay is boring and repetitive.

    Odin Sphere

    Rated on September 05, 2007 by Misfit119

    Odin Sphere is incredibly aesthetically pleasing but the gameplay is boring and repetitive.

    Graphics have become a major source of interest in the current generation. To compensate for this graphical obsession we have had to fork out money for newer systems with enough graphical power to ren...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Phantasy Star Universe is a good game with fun combat laced with a terrible story.

    Phantasy Star Universe

    Rated on August 29, 2007 by Misfit119

    Phantasy Star Universe is a good game with fun combat laced with a terrible story.

    Note: This does not include the multiplayer aspect, as I cannot seem to get an account created. To those interested in the multiplayer, refer to the “extra mode” section of the review to get an idea a...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2
    Advent Children is a beautiful movie with an interesting, yet bland, storyline.

    Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

    Rated on August 11, 2007 by Misfit119

    Advent Children is a beautiful movie with an interesting, yet bland, storyline.

    When the news of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children’s release reached peoples ears, it caused an uproar amongst those who disliked Final Fantasy VII and those who were its biggest fans. Some saw it as...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Justice League Heroes is an unexpected, and rare, failure for Snowblind Studios.

    Justice League Heroes

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Justice League Heroes is an unexpected, and rare, failure for Snowblind Studios.

    DC Comics is home to some interesting superheroes but it has never managed to break into other mediums very well. The movies have always been a hit and miss affair, mostly miss, and the games have usu...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Out of the three systems, the Wii’s user interface is probably the best.

    Wii Channels

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Out of the three systems, the Wii’s user interface is probably the best.

    When you buy a Wii, one of the things that immediately strikes you about the system, is how quick and easy it is to set up. I was quite happy to find out that this extended to setting up the inner wor...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Demon Stone doesn’t particularly innovate, but what it does it does well.

    Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Demon Stone doesn’t particularly innovate, but what it does it does well.

    When I first heard about Demon Stone, the inner D&D dork in me decided that I must have this game. After all, I’ve got the rest of the Forgotten Realms games, mostly consisting of the Baldur’s Gat...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.9
    Kuon is a very different survival horror game that is not for everyone, but it’s an great game regardless.

    Kuon

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Kuon is a very different survival horror game that is not for everyone, but it’s an great game regardless.

    I’m a huge fan of survival horror games and I tend to hunt them down so that I can try as many of them as possible. Kuon was given some pretty bad ratings by many of the sites and magazines that revie...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6
    Morrowind is one of the most immersive and in-depth roleplaying experiences ever created.

    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind - Game of the Year Edition

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Morrowind is one of the most immersive and in-depth roleplaying experiences ever created.

    To say that I was elated to hear that they were releasing another entry in the incredible Elder Scrolls series is an understatement. I have been a huge fan of the series since the first game, Arena, a...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1
    Soul Calibur 2 continues the incredible tradition of the Soul series.

    SoulCalibur II

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Soul Calibur 2 continues the incredible tradition of the Soul series.

    Back in 1997, I played Soul Edge at a local arcade and was blown away by how awesome the game was. It was like Tekken, except you had weapons and you could use the ring itself to beat your opponent, l...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2
    Project: Snowblind is probably one of the most disappointing first person shooters I’ve ever played.

    Project: Snowblind

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Project: Snowblind is probably one of the most disappointing first person shooters I’ve ever played.

    Project: Snowblind was at one point going to be the next entry in the Deus Ex series, one of the greatest first person shooter series of all time. However, the lackluster sales of the second entry in ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4
    This game is so awe-inspiring; most praise for it is an understatement.

    Shadow of the Colossus

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    This game is so awe-inspiring; most praise for it is an understatement.

    When the local gaming store was having a buy two get one free sale, I figured picking up the supposedly short Shadow of the Colossus was a no-brainer. A short but sweet adventure was just what I neede...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3
    TM Black redefines one of the PS Ones most original franchises and the results are incredible.

    Twisted Metal: Black

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    TM Black redefines one of the PS Ones most original franchises and the results are incredible.

    Twisted Metal for the Playstation One was one of Sony’s flagship titles and one of the best games of its time. The sequels seemed to suffer from a slow decay however. While Twisted Metal 2 was a defin...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7
    Bonk's Adventure is a great reminder as to why the old school days were so good... and so frustrating.

    PC Genjin

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Bonk's Adventure is a great reminder as to why the old school days were so good... and so frustrating.

    Figuring that if I was going to use my money on older games, I opted to buy a classic sidescoller. Bonk's Adventure was one of my first purchases for the Wii Virtual Console, since I've played the gam...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Tomb Raider Legend is the newest entry in the storied series and its one of the few worthy sequels to the original.

    Tomb Raider: Legend

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Tomb Raider Legend is the newest entry in the storied series and its one of the few worthy sequels to the original.

    When Lara Croft was introduced to gamers everywhere, she made several powerful impressions on the gaming community at large. Not only was she the female version of Indiana Jones, but she was also one ...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8
    This game turned me from a Wii-hater into a believer of this little system that could.

    Wii Sports

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    This game turned me from a Wii-hater into a believer of this little system that could.

    When I heard about what they were planning with controllers for the Nintendo Wii, I was flabbergasted. As someone who has been a Nintendo fan since the days of the NES, I wanted nothing to do with Nin...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1
    Galerians: Ash is one of the most enthralling games I've ever played, to say nothing of being underrated.

    Galerians: Ash

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Galerians: Ash is one of the most enthralling games I've ever played, to say nothing of being underrated.

    When Galerians was released in 2000 for the PS One many gamers brushed it off as a Resident Evil rip off and totally glossed over the fairly original game play style as well as its engrossing story. T...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.1
    All I can say about Manhunt is that if it’s going to raise people’s hackles, it should at least be a good game.

    Manhunt

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    All I can say about Manhunt is that if it’s going to raise people’s hackles, it should at least be a good game.

    When I first heard about Manhunt I was both disgusted and enthralled by this daring, and most definitely, adult game. The sheer audacity of Rockstar games, to put together something that, not only wou...

    4 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2
    Twilight Princess is the latest, but definitely not the greatest, in the Legend of Zelda franchise.

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Twilight Princess is the latest, but definitely not the greatest, in the Legend of Zelda franchise.

    When Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker was released, many a gamer was appalled at the use of cel-shading for the latest game in their dear franchise, but the game itself took us all by surprise. The puz...

    9 out of 79 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1
    Fatal Frame 2 is one of the best survival horror games to have ever graced the consoles.

    Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly Director's Cut

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Fatal Frame 2 is one of the best survival horror games to have ever graced the consoles.

    Fatal Frame 2 Directors Cut is one of the most interesting and decidedly creepy games of the current console generation. This game was recommended to me by a multitude of people and it took me forever...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Fable the Lost Chapters brings a new shine to Fable, but its really like applying fresh paint to a used car.

    Fable: The Lost Chapters (Platinum Hits)

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    Fable the Lost Chapters brings a new shine to Fable, but its really like applying fresh paint to a used car.

    When Fable was unveiled, with all the things that Lionhead studio trumpeted about being in it, you could almost hear a collective gasp amongst gamers. Of course, when the game was actually released th...

    3 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.1
    MK: Armageddon is the last game of the current generation. It’s too bad it goes out with a whimper rather than a bang.

    Mortal Kombat: Armageddon

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    MK: Armageddon is the last game of the current generation. It’s too bad it goes out with a whimper rather than a bang.

    Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is one of those games that some people are going to rave and rant over and others are going to point and laugh at these people. It’s strange just how much a conversation abou...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.1
    An interesting storyline with an okay game… that seems a bit backwards.

    Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII

    Rated on August 10, 2007 by Misfit119

    An interesting storyline with an okay game… that seems a bit backwards.

    Final Fantasy VII is the most widely renowned of the storied Final Fantasy series. While the games were always known for each one being set in an entirely new world, it didn’t take too long for the po...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.9
    Throne of Agony is a decent enough hack and slash it just gets really boring.

    Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony

    Rated on August 04, 2007 by Misfit119

    Throne of Agony is a decent enough hack and slash it just gets really boring.

    Most people who play hack and slash games usually aren’t looking for the most innovative experience. Give players some cool abilities, multiple characters to choose from and a story that gets you from...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Alien Crush is a quirky little game that some will love and others will care little about.

    Alien Crush

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    Alien Crush is a quirky little game that some will love and others will care little about.

    Back in the ‘80s and ‘90s you were more likely to see weird and unique games than you are nowadays. It seemed as if developers were more concerned with trying different things than they were with maki...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.1
    What could have been a great game is marred by some incredibly annoying decisions by the developers.

    Ultimate Spider-Man

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    What could have been a great game is marred by some incredibly annoying decisions by the developers.

    When I played through Spider-Man 2 for the PS2, I was super excited at the prospect of a sequel. I was hoping that they would make another game, but not let it get too stagnant. There were a lot of st...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Spider-Man 2 takes the movie franchise and expands on it incredibly.

    Spider-Man 2

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    Spider-Man 2 takes the movie franchise and expands on it incredibly.

    It’s an amazing thing how much terror a movie based game inspires in both gamers and movie fans alike. The incredibly low quality of the majority of these games has made this a well deserved reputatio...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2
    D&D Heroes is a cheap imitation of the stellar Dark Alliances games.

    Dungeons & Dragons Heroes

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    D&D Heroes is a cheap imitation of the stellar Dark Alliances games.

    I’m a huge Dungeons and Dragons dork. This needs to be admitted to right now because admission is the first step to recovery. But even though I have successfully completed pen and paper D&D rehab,...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Doom 3 is a pretty good game that is marred by its horrible “atmospheric” lighting.

    Doom 3

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    Doom 3 is a pretty good game that is marred by its horrible “atmospheric” lighting.

    When I read all the rave reviews that Doom 3 was getting I was super excited about the game. It had been too long since I had played a new game in the series, the last one being Ultimate Doom for the ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2
    This expansion feels like a much better game than Doom 3 itself.

    Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    This expansion feels like a much better game than Doom 3 itself.

    I have to thank ID Software. Whereas most gaming companies totally ignore their players complaints, ID actually did something to address the biggest complaint about Doom 3 when they released the expan...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Enclave is a first person shooter without actually having the decency to be first person.

    Enclave

    Rated on July 31, 2007 by Misfit119

    Enclave is a first person shooter without actually having the decency to be first person.

    I remember playing Enclave at a friends house a few years ago. Back then, the one level I played consisted of using the main bad character, the Assassin, and getting past traps and enemies in a pretty...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.