User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.84/10

Total of 190 user ratings spread across 190 releases

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  • Rating:9

    Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

  • Review Score:9.8
    Quake II fulfills the promise of both the Quake AND ID Software name with a great FPS with a classic multiplayer mode.

    Quake II

    Quake II fulfills the promise of both the Quake AND ID Software name with a great FPS with a classic multiplayer mode.

    Today I’m reviewing Quake II for the PC. Quake II is, obviously, the sequel to ID’s previous classic, Quake. It’s famous for its online multiplayer, and general fast-paced bloodbathiness. The story of Quake II really ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2

    Missile Command

  • Review Score:9.2
    Missile Command is one of the best games of the era, hands down.

    Missile Command

    Missile Command is one of the best games of the era, hands down.

    Now I’m reviewing Missile Command, for the Atari 2600. As with most games of its time, it was an Arcade port. Missile Command puts you in the command of missile stations, with the duty to save the town from a raid of ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Ms. Pac-Man

  • Review Score:7.5
    Mrs. Pac-Man contains the classic Pac-Man formula, and is good for a few hours of dot-chompin' fun.

    Ms. Pac-Man

    Mrs. Pac-Man contains the classic Pac-Man formula, and is good for a few hours of dot-chompin' fun.

    Mrs. Pac-Man is the arcade classic wife of the arcade classic Pac-Man. They also have some children. How? Don’t ask me. The gameplay in Mrs. Pac-Man for the SNES is the usual Pac-Man fare, it’s just that the usual Pac... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.6

    Mortal Kombat

  • Review Score:7.6
    Mortal Kombat has definitely aged, but its plain to see why it was hot back in the day.

    Mortal Kombat: Shinken Kourin Densetsu

    Mortal Kombat has definitely aged, but its plain to see why it was hot back in the day.

    Mortal Kombat was originally an arcade game that sent shockwaves through the public with its popularity and its controversy. It was attacked by righteous conservatives and ambitious democrats looking to stir the nation s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1

    Parasite Eve

  • Review Score:8.1
    Parasite Eve is an interesting experiment, and will let down no fans of either RPG or survival horror.

    Parasite Eve

    Parasite Eve is an interesting experiment, and will let down no fans of either RPG or survival horror.

    Parasite Eve is a survival-horror title released by Sony giant Squaresoft (now Square Enix) in 1998. It received acclaim on its meshing of RPG and Survival Horror elements, sold over a million units, and attracted a fier... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Resident Evil (Long Box)

  • Rating:8.1

    Silent Hill 4: The Room

  • Review Score:9.3
    A shocking journey into the past reveals another wonderful video game from the most imaginative game series to date.

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

    A shocking journey into the past reveals another wonderful video game from the most imaginative game series to date.

    A few years after part two, Hideo Kojima delivers part 3 of his epic series. The crazy thing is, Solid Snake doesn’t even appear and it takes place one year after John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Metal Gear Solid 3: S... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

  • Review Score:9.4
    Metal Gear Solid 2 improves upon its predecessors excellent legacy with another excursion into the meaningful macabre.

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (Mega Hits!)

    Metal Gear Solid 2 improves upon its predecessors excellent legacy with another excursion into the meaningful macabre.

    This was the most anticipated launch title from Konami for the Playstation 2, along with Silent Hill 2. Fervor was raised even more when a demo for the game was included on Zone of the Enders, another game from Hideo Koj... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1
    Metal Gear Solid raised the bar for videogames as a whole with its interesting, important story, and inimitable style.

    Metal Gear Solid (Premium Package)

    Metal Gear Solid raised the bar for videogames as a whole with its interesting, important story, and inimitable style.

    Metal Gear Solid was much anticipated upon its release in 1998. It came out to take the world by storm. Millions of copies and a lot of respect cemented the series, and its creator, as some of the best innovators of the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1

    Metal Gear Solid

  • Review Score:9.1
    This installment of the longrunning series continues it's excellence with an interesting story and foolproof gameplay.

    Fire Emblem: Souen no Kiseki

    This installment of the longrunning series continues it's excellence with an interesting story and foolproof gameplay.

    Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance is the second installment of Nintendo’s highly respected strategy series to be released in the U.S. and the first on the GameCube. It continues the standard set by the series yet takes advan... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1

    Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

  • Rating:8.8

    God of War

  • Review Score:8.8
    God Of War succeeds on almost every level except for its weak level design and some frustrating sections of play.

    God of War (Greatest Hits)

    God Of War succeeds on almost every level except for its weak level design and some frustrating sections of play.

    God of War began its life in David Jaffe’s basement. Strange? Well, like its anti-hero Kratos, it went far, hitting several 2005 best of the year lists. God of War is about Kratos, a condemned Spartan in ancient Greec... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1
    Bully's unique story, setting, and combat breathe new life into the Rockstar gameplay dynamic.

    Bully

    Bully's unique story, setting, and combat breathe new life into the Rockstar gameplay dynamic.

    When a Rockstar Game was announced in a school setting, everyone knew it would attract controversy. With all details under wraps and Jack Thompson fanning the flames with skewed facts and some outright lies, Bully took t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10
    A Link to the Past goes back to the series roots, and perfects them.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce

    A Link to the Past goes back to the series roots, and perfects them.

    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Often abbreviated, as are most Zelda titles) was released on the Super Nintendo to near mythical fervor and millions of units sold. Today it stands up and is considered to be one ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

  • Review Score:8.8
    The GTA gameplay is starting to show some age, but aside from a few rough spots, Rockstar still shines through.

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    The GTA gameplay is starting to show some age, but aside from a few rough spots, Rockstar still shines through.

    This is the most recent non-budget edition of the long running, revered, and hotly scandalized series. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas takes place in the entire state of San Andreas, which is a substitute for California... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.7

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Review Score:9.7
    This is the game that changed the face of gaming forever, and for the better. A revolution, simple as that.

    Grand Theft Auto III

    This is the game that changed the face of gaming forever, and for the better. A revolution, simple as that.

    Grand Theft Auto III was, predictably, the third installment in the controversial but ultimately unsatisfying Grand Theft Auto series. With the release of Grand Theft Auto III everything changed. In the world of gaming, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    .hack//Mutation Part 2

  • Review Score:9
    An ambitious and innovative followup that succeeds almost as well as its predecessor.

    Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

    An ambitious and innovative followup that succeeds almost as well as its predecessor.

    Zelda II was released about a year after the first one. People were rocked by the differences, although they accepted the game, and it earned a lot of acclaim. Today it is viewed as the black sheep of the series, but a g... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8
    The Legend of Zelda is a startingly complete beginning to a great series.

    The Legend of Zelda

    The Legend of Zelda is a startingly complete beginning to a great series.

    The game of the gold cartridge was released almost 20 years ago for the Nintendo Entertainment System, sold 4 million copies, and took the world by storm. The Legend of Zelda is set in the world of Hyrule, where a gro... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.9
    The Legend of Dragoon suffers from a tired story, but it's production values and solid combat make it worthwhile.

    The Legend of Dragoon

    The Legend of Dragoon suffers from a tired story, but it's production values and solid combat make it worthwhile.

    The Legend of Dragoon was released in the latter days of Sony’s PlayStation game console to garner mixed reviews, but impressive sales and an intensely devoted fanbase. Based on the latter two accolades, the game has bec... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6
    Never has there been a videogame that so captured the term "cinematic" better than Indigo Prophecy.

    Indigo Prophecy

    Never has there been a videogame that so captured the term "cinematic" better than Indigo Prophecy.

    Indigo Prophecy was released by Quantic Dream about a year and a half ago. It didn’t attract huge sales, but was anticipated based off of its oddball gameplay and cinematic storyline. Indigo Prophecy tells the story o... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    Killer7

  • Review Score:8.8
    Take LSD, Cowboy Bebop, Quentin Tarantino, and David Lynch, mix them all together and what do you get? Killer7!

    Killer7

    Take LSD, Cowboy Bebop, Quentin Tarantino, and David Lynch, mix them all together and what do you get? Killer7!

    Killer7 is the second game from Goichi Suda (a.k.a. Suda 51). His first game, Michigan, was a graphic morality play/survival horror that was never released in the states. However, Killer7 was part of the (in)famous Capco... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.7

    Harvest Moon

  • Review Score:9.7
    Who would have thought that one of the most addicting games of all time was a farming sim?

    Bokujou Monogatari

    Who would have thought that one of the most addicting games of all time was a farming sim?

    Harvest Moon for the SNES was the beginning of a long running series for various Nintendo Consoles. It’s a simple game, but it’s rather highly regarded. Why? Well, for such a simple premise, it’s remarkably original. Not... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.7

    Final Fight

  • Review Score:7.7
    Final Fight is a classic fighting game. Too bad it didn't bring bib overalls and no shirt back into the limelight.

    Final Fight

    Final Fight is a classic fighting game. Too bad it didn't bring bib overalls and no shirt back into the limelight.

    Final Fight is a classic beat ‘em up. It appeared both on the arcade, and the Super Nintendo. One of my favorite things about this game is the fact that the hero wears green bib overalls, with no shirt, and one strap dow... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4
    FInal Fantasy VII is another wonderful addition in a long line of wonderful additions to a wonderful series.

    Final Fantasy VII

    FInal Fantasy VII is another wonderful addition in a long line of wonderful additions to a wonderful series.

    Final Fantasy VII was released in the mid-nineties, was the first Final Fantasy to have a correct numerical release since the original. It also almost single-handedly ushered the RPG genre into the mainstream. Final F... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    Final Fantasy VII