Total of 75 user reviews spread across 75 releases
Forza Motorsport 3
Forza 3 is the most complete racing game on the market.
I'll be honest here, racing games aren't my forte. Either they're just too complicated for me to find any enjoyment in them, or they rely too much on arcade-style racing to keep me interested. However...
The Beatles: Rock Band
The Beatles: Rock Band is a Magical Mystery Tour you don't want to miss.
Music. It moves us, molds us, makes us who we are. It brings out emotions within us and floods our brains with distant memories of days long gone. For almost 5 years now, music video games have tri...
Ghostbusters: The Video Game
Sadly, Ghostbusters: The Video Game is a big disappointment.
Let's face it; video games derived from movies are oftentimes bound for disaster. A blockbuster in Hollywood almost never equates to a sure fire hit in the gaming world. However, there are exceptions ...
The Sims 3
The Sims 3 is the best in the series, bar none.
Once upon a time, a man named Will Wright came up with an idea for a video game which would let us control the virtual lives of pixelated people known as The Sims. We could mold and shape them to be m...
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames
Mercenaries 2 is a broken, bug riddled mess.
For developer Pandemic and publisher EA, releasing Mercenaries 2 at the front-end of the holiday rush seemed like a wise decision on their part. The first game, released in 2005, was well received by ...
Battlefield: Bad Company
If you like blowing stuff up until the cows come home, then Bad Company's the game for you.
If I wanted to make this review short and sweet, I'd probably just say "If you like blowing stuff up and killing a bunch of people while doing it, then Battlefield Bad Company is the game for you." Bu...
Top Spin 3
Top Spin 3 isn't an easy game of tennis, but it sure is a good one.
Summer is finally here and with it comes another season of tennis, as the pros take to the courts to amaze and delight us. It's also the perfect time for game companies to release their take on the sp...
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
A brilliant track list and new online play make Guitar Hero III an instant hit.
For those who were wondering, rock & roll isn't dead. Although the music has changed throughout the years, as Led Zeppelin would put it, the song remains the same. From grunge to speed metal, the fl...
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008
WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2008 hasn't changed much since last year, which makes it a very average game.
The SmackDown franchise has been around for a while now and has seen some significant changes over the years. Last year's entry seemed to be going in the right direction, with the new GM Mode, new co...
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty 4 modernizes itself to become one of the the best first-person shooters ever made.
World War II is over. It has been over for more than 60 years. Video game developers, who have been churning out WWII-themed games by the truckload in recent years, are finally realizing this and ar...
Halo 3 is a fitting and satisfying conclusion to a cherished trilogy.
Throughout video game history, there have been franchises that have attained such popularity that they quickly become a household name. Take Halo for example. When the first game launched, it came o...
The Simpsons Game
The Simpsons Game is funny & smart, but it's repetitive and oftentimes broken gameplay ruin the overall experience.
Unless you've been living in a cave somewhere or on another planet, you know about The Simpsons. This dysfunctional family of 5 has been entertaining the masses for close to 20 years now and show no ...
NHL 08 is the best hockey video game ever made, period.
Each year, hockey seasons come and go, leaving hockey fans with memories of exhilarating, heart-pounding on-ice action. Hockey video games follow the same path as their real-life counterparts as new ...
Stranglehold isn't a Hard Boiled game.
When you hear the name John Woo, you immediately think of action movies. You know, the ones where things blow up everwhere while doves fly away in the background. Many a gamer, after seeing his movi...
BioShock is a masterful achievement in gaming that will leave you breathless and craving for more.
Decisions. Every human being faces them in their everyday lives. We are presented with choices that require us to make decisions. Good or bad, they can influence our way of life and the way we grow...
BIG hits, BIG catches, BIG pitches, BIG fun.
Video games derived from sports are a common bunch. With the dawn of a new season comes a new video game with some minor gameplay tweaks and roster updates. Reinventing a generation-old sport isn't ...
With it's captivating story and remarquable gameplay, The Darkness is sure to please everybody's inner demon.
Everybody has a dark side to their personality. Some of them let it show more than others but, at one time or another, it's sure to surface. For Jackie Estecado, his Darkness will be his greatest po...
Viva Pinata is a fun game that will thrill both young and old alike.
The Good: Vibrant graphics, cute and cuddly Pinatas, tutorial eases you into the game, fun for the whole family. The Bad: Garden maintenance becomes bothersome, game evolves slowly after 10 or so h...
Albeit it's short story and other flaws, Crackdown is a fun, addicting game that shouldn't be missed.
The Good: Highly addictive gameplay. Easy to pick up co-op. Nice cell-shaded graphics. Rocket Launchers! The Bad: Some co-op games can get laggy. Awful soundtrack. Driving is a total bore. Ve...
Guitar Hero II
Despite a very bland song list, Guitar Hero II can still rock the house.
Back in 2005, a rhythm game was released upon the gaming community. Not a lot of people expected much of it, since not a lot of these types of games go on to fame and fortune. But this one was diffe...
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance surprises with it depth and fun... something rare in Super Hero games.
Super Hero games come and go. Usually, these are released to promote a movie tie-in... and they also have a tendency to be very, very bad. But sometimes, amidst the stinking pile of crap, arises a g...
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007
SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 brings new innovation to it's franchise, but the same old glitches remain.
We hear people say it all the time: Wrestling isn't what it used to be. Lots of things have changed since the heyday of the WWF back in the 80's. But, as much as the TV shows change to focus more on...
LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
Lego Star Wars II is a funny and entertaining game, albeit it's recurring flaws.
A long time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, a man named George Lucas brought a story to life that would profoundly touch and dazzle movie-goers, young and old. Soon after that, the motion pictures ...
Gears of War
Gears of War is a masterful achievement of epical proportions which should be enjoyed by everyone.
First Person Shooters come and go as much as the seasons change. Rarely does one captivate the gamer and keeps him or her wanting for more. Quickly, the bland run-and-gun style gets old and leaves s...
This is one Bully you won't mind having around.
Bullies. Everybody has had to deal with them at one time or another in their lives. We've always wondered what it would be like to fight back and show those bullies what we're made of, while gaining...
Saints Row is the little Grand Theft Auto clone that could... and did.
When a revolutionary game comes along and generates tremendous success and critical praise, it is sure to generate it's fair share of clones: games that copy the formula of the successful original wit...
NHL '07 is a step up from last year's iteration and innovates the hockey genre.
Hockey may not be the most popular sport in North America and around the world, but it sure has it's fan base of loyal followers. After a less than stellar showing last year, EA is back with NHL '07....
Half-Life 2: Episode One
This Episode of Half-Life 2 is an exquisit achievement that will leave you yearning for more.
Episodic content. This relatively new addition to the gaming world has already gotten it's share of praise and criticism. Some say it's a great innovation that keeps series' fresh and up to date, wh...
Guitar Hero (w/Guitar)
Distinguished by it's unique style and gameplay, Guitar Hero puts some rock to the rhythm.
Have you ever watched a video from your favorite rock band and thought "Man, I'd love to be able to play guitar to that song!" or even "That guitarist must get all the chicks, he's so cool!" Well, th...
LEGO Star Wars
Despite it's lenght and easiness, Lego Star Wars is still an enjoyable game.
Back in the late 70's, in my early childhood, there were 2 things that occupied me during my more than ample free time: Legos and Star Wars. Many people my age grew up loving the multicolored blocks ...
Tomb Raider: Legend
Tomb Raider: Legend is short, but oh so sweet.
It's been said that you never forget your first time, whether it be your first love, your first kiss, your first tomb... About 10 years ago, like many others, I played a game called Tomb Raider. ...
Half-Life is a game that defined and revolutionnized the first person shooter genre.
These days, first person shooters clutter the gaming world with unoriginal gameplay and very thin storylines. The announcement or release of a FPS is generally met with the words "Ugh... Not again!" ...
Star Wars: Empire at War
Empire at War is a thrill ride which every Star Wars fan should embark on.
Star Wars, the multi-billion dollar franchise created by George Lucas, keeps on growing and growing, even though it's cinematic adventure ended last year with Revenge of the Sith. Even though there a...
Unreal Tournament (Best of)
Unreal Tournament set the standard for multiplayer online gaming and embodied it flawlessly
Once in a blue moon, there is a game that comes around and changes a certain genre forever. After playing said game, we never perceive that genre the same way again. At the turn of the millennium, o...
Super Mario Bros.
The game that started it all can't be nothing less than perfect.
Perfection comes in many shapes, sizes and ideas. Sometimes, it doesn't take much to attain the height of perfection. You can even attribute perfection to being at the right place at the right time....
The Godfather game is an offer you just can't refuse.
If you haven't been living in a cave with no light and electricity for the past 30 years, then you'll have a pretty good idea of what The Godfather is. The jaw-dropping 70's gangster movie by Francis...
The Sims 2: Open for Business
The Sims are now taking care of business, every day... taking care of business, every way!
The Sims franchise is one that is well known around the world by gamers: both casual and hardcore. It has brought us 2 "original" games and a multitude of expansion packs. What is really surprising ...
The original Quake had all the ingredients to make it one oustanding thrill ride
Back in 1996, after the whole "Doom craze" had come and gone, a lot of generic shooters followed in it's footsteps, trying to imitate it but never quite succeeding at it. Then, just as summer began, ...
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
Nintendo's knock-out punch on the NES, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out! is the true Ring King.
Back in 1987, there was a boxer who was terrorizing opponents in the ring as well as in pixelated form: Mike Tyson. Before he started biting people's ears off and breaking the law, Tyson was the most...
Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari
Often overlooked & forgotten, River City Ransom is one of the best on NES.
Everybody remembers Mario & Luigi... but how many of you remember Alex & Ryan? Although they were the stars of one of the most addicting and innovative games on the NES, they are often forgotten amon...