User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 21 user ratings spread across 21 releases
Clive Barker's Jericho (Limited Edition)
Over the past few years, EA has continually impressed gamers and critics alike by implementing dual-analog controls in the most unlikely places. They brought us razor-sharp pugilistic action in Fight Night Round 3, resha... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
Don't even bother. Get a standalone Wii remote and put the ten bucks saved toward a more competent minigame collection.
It's too simple and uninteresting for seasoned gamers and adult gaming newcomers, too difficult for young 'uns, and handily outpaced by other minigame collections. Wii Play fails in every meaningful way. There are two... Read Full Review7 of 9 users found the following review helpful
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Virtual Kasparov just barely succeeds as a video game, and only because it is based on a timeless masterpiece.
Virtual Kasparov is a little-known game for the GameBoy Advance whose title is derived from Garry Kasparov – the most famous name in chess. It hit the scene some five years ago without much notice and has had a tremendo... Read Full Review7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
What StarFox really needs is to flip a u-turn and go back to the rail-shooter greatness it used to be.
The Star Fox series has long been divided between two extremes. On the extreme right you have the classics: Star Fox on the Super Nintendo, and its sequel on the Nintendo 64. On the left, the outcasts: Star Fox Adventu... Read Full Review16 of 20 users found the following review helpful
Somewhere in the area of the mid-nineties, the SNES hosted the release of the original F-Zero. Its popularity skyrocketed, as gamers were instantly taken by the games stout challenge and futuristic racing theme. Fast-f... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Battalion Wars was originally introduced under a different name as a spin-off of the GameBoy Advance's stellar Advance Wars series. It strays from its handheld roots, foregoing the tried-and-true, turn-based gameplay in ... Read Full Review19 of 28 users found the following review helpful
In 2001, developer SCEA blew a breath of fresh air into the stagnating video game market when they released the sleeper hit, ICO. Sharing the market with a heap of me-too titles and countless sequels, ICO, with its unor... Read Full Review18 of 20 users found the following review helpful
It started to look like Mario might never shelve the sporting goods and party favors, but his lovely princess friend has gotten herself stolen away yet again. Finally! And what more reason does Mario need to make a val... Read Full Review18 of 19 users found the following review helpful
It's not a perfect game by any stretch, but developer Fuse Games made this unimaginable duo work splendidly.
Of all of Nintendo's mascots, Samus Aran of Metroid fame has to be the most no-nonsense, serious-as-a-heart attack character of them all. Why it is, then, that Nintendo would allow for her to be dropped into the care-fr... Read Full Review9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
Tetris hasn't changed much, but fun NIntendo themes and interesting new modes bring it new life on the DS.
Twenty-something years, and more remakes than you can shake a stick at, and the gaming masses still haven't tired of Tetris' simple, addictive gameplay. And since that famed gameplay was made so popular on Nintendo's o... Read Full Review10 of 10 users found the following review helpful
Mario Kart DS
Eight-player LAN, free WiFi internet play, and downright brilliant gameplay more than warrant all the wanton excitement.
Owners of Nintendo's fledgling dual-screened handheld machine could not have been more elated by the initial announcement, subsequent hype, and the eventual release of Mario Kart DS. Although this installment makes almo... Read Full Review15 of 15 users found the following review helpful
Advance Wars: Dual Strike marks the third triumphant contribution to the stellar Advance Wars namesake.
Advance Wars: Dual Strike marks the third triumphant contribution to the stellar Advance Wars namesake. A stable of endearing characters, a terrific backstory, and rock solid gameplay come back full swing, conquering a ... Read Full Review12 of 13 users found the following review helpful
Gamers longing for a nice 2D fighter and can adapt to the GCN control setup shouldn't hesitate to give EO a try.
In the beginning, there was Street Fighter II. And arcade fans around the world saw Street Fighter II and they saw that it was good. Damn good. The best even. There have since been many new renditions, imitations, an... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO
Anyone with even a marginal interest in action/adventure or shooter games needs to experience Metroid Prime.
Metroid Prime is bar-none one of the best games of our generation, and it is sure to be noted a classic by gamers for years to come. The game starts off with a thinly veiled tutorial that serves to introduce Samus' mo... Read Full Review7 of 10 users found the following review helpful