User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.13/10

Total of 48 user reviews spread across 48 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
    (13)
  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:8.5
    A charming, beautifully drawn game set in an intriguing world filled with challenging puzzles!

    Machinarium

    A charming, beautifully drawn game set in an intriguing world filled with challenging puzzles!

    -- Machinarium – Genre: Adventure (Point 'n Click) Platforms: PC, MAC Developer: Amanita Design Released: April, 2010 [The Good] Beautiful, hand-drawn graphics | Great mix of puzzles and classic adventuring | P... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Stunning visuals, slick combat and unique gameplay combine for an excellent result!

    Oboro Muramasa

    Stunning visuals, slick combat and unique gameplay combine for an excellent result!

    -- Muramasa: The Demon Blade -- Genre: Role-Playing / Action Released: December, 2009 (AUS) Platforms: Nintendo Wii [The Good] Stunning, artistic graphics | A great sound track with excellent voice acting | Good... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A classic, hilarious adventure game marred only by some fiendishly cryptic puzzles!

    Escape from Monkey Island

    A classic, hilarious adventure game marred only by some fiendishly cryptic puzzles!

    Ahoy there matey! Welcome to the world of swashbuckling pirates! But this adventure will surely be different from the world of pirates you all know! Meet Guybrush Threepwood; a "mighty" pirate who has recently been marri... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Lots of fun to play and definitely not just for kids!

    Mini Ninjas

    Lots of fun to play and definitely not just for kids!

    Full Title: Mini Ninjas Developer: Io Interactive Available On: PS3, 360, Wii, DS, PC Released: September 2009 (AUS) -- The Good, Bad, and Neutral -- + Vibrant, colourful and large levels to complete and explore. ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Hours of golfing fun presented in an interesting, fantastical way you won't soon forget!

    Pangya Fantasy Golf

    Hours of golfing fun presented in an interesting, fantastical way you won't soon forget!

    Full Title: Pangya! Fantasy Golf Developer: Ntreev Soft Available On: PSP, PC, Wii Released: June 2009 (US) ~~ The Good[+], Bad[-], and Neutral[~] ~~ + Loads of stuff to do including a lengthy story mode, masses o... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Without a doubt, the best story you will ever experience in a game!

    Ever17: Out of Infinity

    Without a doubt, the best story you will ever experience in a game!

    Full Title: Ever 17 _Out of Infinity_ Developer: KID Available On: PC, PSP, DC, PS2 Released: December, 2005 (US) Ever 17 was the first visual novel that I ever played. I admit I was a little wary of it at first. A... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    Expecting a top notch Action RPG? I know I was when I bought this game. Too bad I was disappointed...

    Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

    Expecting a top notch Action RPG? I know I was when I bought this game. Too bad I was disappointed...

    -- Introduction -- I accidentally stumbled across this game a few months ago on GameSpot and instantly set it up for tracking. I thought "Oh, this looks really interesting! A new Action RPG with some really unique eleme... Read Full Review

    45 of 79 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Mario Kart DS is a combination of all the best parts of Mario Kart Games, with its own extras!

    Mario Kart DS (DS Bundle)

    Mario Kart DS is a combination of all the best parts of Mario Kart Games, with its own extras!

    Introduction: Mario Kart is one of the most popular Mario games on Nintendo, and for good reason. Mario Kart DS keeps up with the tradition is most likely the best Mario Kart game to date! Graphics 9/10: The graphics... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A fun, fast paced (and one of the best) Half-Life mods!

    Team Fortress Classic

    A fun, fast paced (and one of the best) Half-Life mods!

    Intro: Team Fortress Classic is yet another mod for the great half-life game. It is similar to Counter-Strike in many ways, except there is no Terrorists and CTs this time, just the red and blue teams. Graphics 7/10: ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Anonther version of half-life; this time from the perspective of a security guard!

    Half-Life: Blue Shift

    Anonther version of half-life; this time from the perspective of a security guard!

    Intro: After playing Half-Life and Opposing Force, you might be wondering whether this is worth your while. It follows the same storyline as the other two, but seen from the perspective of a security guard. Sounding inte... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A game thats fun for a while, but you'll get sick of it once you've done it all

    Nintendogs: Lab & Friends

    A game thats fun for a while, but you'll get sick of it once you've done it all

    Intro: Nintendogs is supposed to be one of the best games for the DS, it is supposed to be a whole new platform for gaming and attracting a huge amount of new players, but is it really that good? Read to find out. Gra... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    A fresh, appealing, very original game that is one of the best the DS has to offer!

    Subarashiki Kono Sekai: It's a Wonderful World

    A fresh, appealing, very original game that is one of the best the DS has to offer!

    ~ The World Ends With You (RPG - DS) ~ ~ Reviewed by barkera0 ~ ~~ Introduction ~~ If you're like me and get excited anytime you hear Square Enix has developed a new game, then you've probably heard of this one alre... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    The third Rayman game, but maybe not the best...(Second Best!)

    Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc

    The third Rayman game, but maybe not the best...(Second Best!)

    Introduction: Another Rayman game. This game is the sequel to Rayman 2 The Great Escape. In some ways it is better than Rayman 2 in other ways it is not as good. I'm sure will still enjoy this game though. Graphics: ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An good strategy game featuring vast lands to conquer, lots of units... but it can be a little slow at times.

    Sid Meier's Civilization IV

    An good strategy game featuring vast lands to conquer, lots of units... but it can be a little slow at times.

    Intro: Civilization IV(Civ 4) is one of the most refreshing and best strategy games I have evry played. You play in different games and each of them will last many days, depending on the level of difficulty. Maps are ful... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.9
    It doesn't get much better than this for a launch title!

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    It doesn't get much better than this for a launch title!

    Intro: It is safe to say that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is possibly one of the most anticipated games ever. After the huge success of Ocarina of Time, Zelda fans have been eagerly awaiting a game to topple ... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.9
    Wield the power of the mighty Japanese sun god in a unique and truly epic adventure!

    Okami

    Wield the power of the mighty Japanese sun god in a unique and truly epic adventure!

    *~Okami (Action/Adventure - PS2)~* *~Reviewed by barkera0~* ~~Introduction~~ Okami is probably unlike any other game you've ever played. Sure, it may be similar in some aspects; exploring, intense combat, long main ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.9
    A game with a lot of potential, but one that really isn't as good as it should have been...

    Sonic Riders

    A game with a lot of potential, but one that really isn't as good as it should have been...

    Intro: On a basic level, onic Riders is a fun racing game with some interesting ideas and some originality. However as you dig deeper you find many flaws within the game, but also some little jewels. Graphics 9/10: T... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    A game with a lot of heart (no pun intended) and charm that combine to make a suprisingly fun experience.

    Kingdom Hearts

    A game with a lot of heart (no pun intended) and charm that combine to make a suprisingly fun experience.

    Intro: Kingdom Hearts is the result of two very different companies working together: Squaresoft (famous for Final Fantasy) and Disney. By combining different aspects from Final Fantasy Games and Disney Movies you end wi... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    An amazing adventure game that does almost everything right!

    The Longest Journey

    An amazing adventure game that does almost everything right!

    Intro: The Longest Journey is just one of those games that, even after playing for a short period of time, you know will stand the test of time. While it may not be one of the most heard of titles, it is by far and away... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.7
    An awesome Fantasy RPG/Adventure game that you should play even if you don't like the genre!

    World of Warcraft

    An awesome Fantasy RPG/Adventure game that you should play even if you don't like the genre!

    Intro: World of Warcraft is one of those games that seem to be becoming harder and harder to find. Its one of those games that no matter who you are or what type of games you like to play you have to at least give this a... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    The best fighting game you will find for the Gamecube! Well, unless you count Super Smash Bros...

    SoulCalibur II

    The best fighting game you will find for the Gamecube! Well, unless you count Super Smash Bros...

    Intro: Soul Calibur II is the second in the Soul Calibur series and was released across the PS2, Xbox and GC. It had a lot to live up to after the huge sucess of Soul Calibur I and I think that it did that and more. The... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6
    A wondeful game with an immerisve storyline, one that's just a bit short!

    Dreamfall: The Longest Journey

    A wondeful game with an immerisve storyline, one that's just a bit short!

    Intro: Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is the second game in The Longest Journey series. Unlike the first game where you took on the role of April Ryan, yu now play a young girl from Casablanca; Zoe Castillo. The game is ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    A game that you may not fully appreciate a first, but one that gets very exciting as you go...

    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

    A game that you may not fully appreciate a first, but one that gets very exciting as you go...

    Intro: Morrowind is the third Installment in the Elder Scrolls series and is one of the most popular RPG titles on PC for good reason. The game is one of the most open-ended to ever be created and has a mass of items, we... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    A fantastic game, but if you a hardcore RPG or RTS fan, you may want to look elsewhere...

    SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars

    A fantastic game, but if you a hardcore RPG or RTS fan, you may want to look elsewhere...

    Intro: SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars (SP2:SW) is one of the very few games in the RPS genre, or Role-playing Strategy. It blends the levelling, exp, questing, talent trees, armor and weapons of the RPG genre and mixes them... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.2
    An interesting game that can be quite addictive at times, but requires too much fighting to level up.

    Kal Online

    An interesting game that can be quite addictive at times, but requires too much fighting to level up.

    Intro: KAL Online was one of the first, if not the first, Korean MMORPG online. It is a free game which is always a bonus, has very stable servers and only a quick once a week maintenance. Its an interesting play and def... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    A cute, fun and entertaining game, but farily short and little replay value...

    Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

    A cute, fun and entertaining game, but farily short and little replay value...

    Intro: Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time is the long awaited sequal to the GBA game Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga. ML: PT features the baby versions of Mario and Luigi as they travel back in time to save the mushroom king... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The most amazing game of its time, and it's still the best game around!

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    The most amazing game of its time, and it's still the best game around!

    Introduction: What can I say about Ocarina of Time? It is my favourite game. Ever. It is the game I have played the most and continue to play the most. Evene if you compare it to more recent games you will find that it ... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    A fantastic shooter game with almost everything you could want!

    Battlefield 1942

    A fantastic shooter game with almost everything you could want!

    Intro: BF1942 is just one of thosegames that as soon as you start playing it you know it will stand the test of time. It is a very interesting and involving shooter that if you couldn't guess by the title is set around W... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    The great PC/N64 Game remade on the DS!

    Rayman DS

    The great PC/N64 Game remade on the DS!

    Introduction: Rayman 2 was first released on the N64 and PC. It was an amazing game with its environments and its content. It has now been remade for the DS. It is just as good as its previous versions except for one t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    A good Spyro game, but thats not really saying much...

    Spyro: Season of Ice

    A good Spyro game, but thats not really saying much...

    Introduction: Spyro, this game is a very good game. But there could have been a lot of improvements to make this game a lot better. For one thing a Dragon. That saves Fairies? Why would a Dragon spend his time rescuing f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    The long awaited sequal has arrived!

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    The long awaited sequal has arrived!

    Intro: Paper Mario 2 is the sequal to one the N64s greatest ever games: Paper Mario. In Paper Mario 2 once again you take on the roll of the Supestar Jumper Plumber Mario to find, in good Mario RPG tradition, seven stars... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    An awesome Sonic game that is way underrated!

    Sonic Adventure 2 Battle (Reprint)

    An awesome Sonic game that is way underrated!

    Intro: Sonic Adventure 2:Battle is a remake of the Sonic Adventure 2 on DC. I haven't actually played the one on Dreamcast, so I can't make any comparisons there, so sorry if my information is incorrect. Many people feel... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.3
    A very strange game that doesn't live up to any standards at all.

    Glover

    A very strange game that doesn't live up to any standards at all.

    Introduction: Glover.....Whether you like this game or not is a matter op opinion. Personally I thought it wasn't as good as it was cracked up to be. This is a story about a Glove and you guessed it the main bad guy is a... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    A good game, but seriously lacks a single player...

    Battlefield 2

    A good game, but seriously lacks a single player...

    Intro: Battlefield 2 has been one of those long awaited games. After the huge sucess for Battlefield 1942 the Gaming World has been hanging on for a sequal, and finally it is here. Many people love it, but I personally ... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    An awesome RPG, one of the best I have ever played.

    Tales of Symphonia

    An awesome RPG, one of the best I have ever played.

    Introduction: I only bought Tales of Symphonia recently. I had thought about getting for a long time, but my money needed to go elsewhere. Man, I wish I bought it when it first came out. This is probably the best RPGs ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:3
    Wow, not good.

    All Star Tennis 99

    Wow, not good.

    Introduction: Well, I definetly wouldn't recommend you buy this game. Its really boring leaves almost everything to be desired. Try a newer Tennis Game. Graphics: 2/10 The Graphics are quite poor and do not live up ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A fun game to play that provides a good challenge is just fun to play!

    MechWarrior 3

    A fun game to play that provides a good challenge is just fun to play!

    Introduction: Mech Warrior 3. One of the already great Mech Warrior games. This is a good game without a doubt but there could also be some improvements. This game is as good as the previous Mech Warriors and you don't n... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    A highly addictive game that is great fun and very challenging! Great fun when you play with friends!

    Snobow Kids

    A highly addictive game that is great fun and very challenging! Great fun when you play with friends!

    Introduction: At first glance this game may look a bit stupid but it is really a lot of fun and will keep you occupied for ages! It provides challenges, multiplayer, trick areas and there are even bonus things to open up... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:3.7
    A terribly boring racing game. Go buy Mariokart instead.

    Micro Machines 64 Turbo

    A terribly boring racing game. Go buy Mariokart instead.

    Introduction: At first this game boasts you can play with eight players by hooking up two Nintendo 64's to each other. While that may be true there is nothing else even vaguely good about this game. Graphics 7/10 O... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    You may think this is aimed at young kids, which is may be, but it turns out, its actually a huge amount of fun!

    Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure

    You may think this is aimed at young kids, which is may be, but it turns out, its actually a huge amount of fun!

    Overview: At first glance this might look like another really corny kids game. However, there is more to it than meets the eye. It is a very good skateboarding game and fun for all ages. It is also a good challenge. ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful