Total of 38 user reviews spread across 38 releases
Air Rivals represents a triumph in persistent player versus player combat and MMO gaming.
From the ashes of previous iterations, a veritable phoenix takes the multiplayer stage. Where Space Cowboys Online once held the crown for it's unique futuristic sci-fi dogfighting action, now Air Ri...
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition
Disappointing doesn’t quite cover the intestinal distress this title conveys to the average gamer.
Heralded as the pacifier to subdue us until Halo 3, Lost Planet came bearing the hopes and dreams of Xbox owners across the land. Whatever promises were bequeathed unto us in the demos, however, were...
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
Rainbow Six Vegas achieves great success by embracing its tactical roots
The Rainbow Six series has achieved massive popularity with its mix of in depth tactical planning and intense fighting, though recently the latter has been forgone in favor of pure action. Its last e...
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved
Brilliant in its simplicity, Geometry Wars is a textbook example in design over complexity.
Brilliant in its simplicity, Geometry Wars is a textbook example in design over complexity. By using a very simple format and intuitive control scheme, the game achieves great success despite rather ...
Gears of War
Gears of War represents the epitome of next generation
Gears of War represents the epitome of next generation with state of the art graphics, top notch gameplay, and a perfect score and sound to immerse you in the action. While it’s a pity that the advan...
Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception
For those of you interested in the simulation light arcade style air combat, there is no substitute.
The Ace Combat series has finally landed on the PSP with astounding results, rivaling its best entries on the PS2. For those of you interested in the simulation light arcade style air combat, there i...
Black (Platinum Hits)
There are definitely some enjoyable aspects to Black, but the ride is over long after it should be.
Black is somewhat of a conundrum, promising so little and delivering with spades on a subject that everyone who has played any first person shooter should be intimately familiar with, namely the shoot...
Guitar Hero (w/Guitar)
For anyone remotely interested in rock, rhythm, or looking for a gaming fix, look no further.
The best rhythm games are the ones that successfully immerse you in the activity through the music, be it tapping a screen, dancing on a pad, or in this case, playing a guitar, and of the three the la...
Final Fantasy XII
Final Fantasy XII offers one of the best experiences this year on any platform.
The release of Final Fantasy games are always an event to behold, as they represent the pinnacle of Japanese Roleplaying development. As such, the newest release heralds a drastic change from the Fin...
Phantasy Star Universe
Whether online or off, this game is a blast for newcomers and veterans alike.
Phantasy Star Universe had high expectations riding on it. Fans of Phantasy Star Online (PSO) were rabid, numerous, and critical of the development cycle since the game was announced. For the most p...
Alien 3: The Gun
Alien 3 is a tried and true shooter formula with an excellent universe to indulge in.
Alien 3 is a great gun game, though derivative, that features the terrifying Giger Aliens from cinematic infamy. The game has the same intense moments that one would expect from the series, and immer...
Space Rangers 2: Dominators
Full of mirth, depth, and addictive pacing, Space Rangers 2 lacks only the polish of a higher budget.
The difficulty of combining multiple genres effectively has plagued a number of ambitious titles through the years. Through the ashes of failures, companies are beginning to learn new strategies to s...
Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code
Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code makes many changes to arrive at roughly the same spot as its predecessor.
Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade was originally a launch title for the PSP, and met with rather tepid reviews from critics. Though it featured some solid visuals for a handheld, the gameplay ...
Xenosaga Episode I Reloaded: Chikara e no Ishi
For better or worse, Xenosaga is something special that deserves more than a passing interest to be fully realized.
Pretentious to the point of absurdity and inundated with biblical references, Xenosaga Episode I takes cinematic style story telling to a new level, though the result leaves gameplay wanting for somet...
Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 makes a lasting and memorable impression.
Capcom has traditionally been nominated as not only the founding father of fighting games with its entries in the Street Fighter series, but also a producer of the some of the finest games to date amo...
Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords
Galactic Civilizations II is a triumph on all fronts.
Galactic Civilizations II is the rare strategy game that excites the player to the point of making the outcome of the game irrelevant compared to the anticipation of the next turn. Whether colonizing...
Tekken: Dark Resurrection
Tekken: Dark Resurrection is by far the best fighting game the PSP can offer
The Tekken series has largely been considered among the finest fighting franchises in gaming history, ranking along Capcom’s Street Fighter as well as Namco’s Soul series, it’s most recent iteration S...
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
If you own an Xbox, you should own this game. Period.
Equal parts swashbuckling pirating and dog fighting action, Crimson Skies is a unique action game from Microsoft that puts the joy of Grand Theft Auto on a prop engine airplane. Though the charm of t...
Otogi: Myth of Demons
Otogi strikes out into brave new frontiers by offering action fans a glimpse of future gaming.
In an age where developers are taking larger and larger risks by investing in relatively unknown projects to promote diverse and unique games, Otogi: Myth of Demons is truly a Greek tragedy, being so ...
Monster Hunter Freedom
Like a beautiful woman who abuses you, this relationship is equal parts punishment and reward.
Monster Hunter Freedom is easily one of the most anticipated titles for the PSP, and has met with a mix of good and bad reviews. While the game certainly does a lot of things well, and amplifies thes...
Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX
If you don't mind some sloppy design flaws, Street Fighter can be enjoyable.
I've been playing Street Fighter since the second game came out, and revolutionized the fighting genre. Whether it was the turbo, hyper, alpha, tournament, ultra, mega, or drinking version of the gam...
World Soccer Winning Eleven 9: Ubiquitous Edition
Winning Eleven 9 has the capability to deliver an experience that quenches any soccer fans thirst.
Winning Eleven 9 for the PSP is a triumph for handheld sports enthusiasts everywhere, proving that the hardware has the capability to deliver an experience that quenches any soccer fans thirst. Wi...
The fantasy future setting is ruined by awful gameplay and bugs
While playing RF Online, I was constantly trying to overlook the bad to favor the good, the enjoyable setting, the fact there were no fairies, giant robots abounds, and actually menacing monsters. Af...
Tenchi no Mon
Kingdom of Paradise has many good aspects that are poorly executed
Martial Arts, Asian Mythology, rpg and action elements, what else could you ask for in a game? Maybe a coherent plot, better voice acting, a fix for pacing and difficulty issues, a combat system that...
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror
Syphon Filter's weak story doesn't hamper an amazing game.
Syphon Filter is a success on almost every level. Despite the fact that the story is utterly without merit, the gameplay is so riveting that if there wasn’t a story at all, the game wouldn’t suffer a...
Neverwinter Nights is arguably one of the most complete, interesting, and beautiful Dungeons and Dragons games ever.
Neverwinter Nights is arguably one of the most complete, interesting, and beautiful Dungeons and Dragons games ever made with a plot that is equally as engaging as gameplay. Though there are a few co...
Sigma Star Saga
Unfortunately, what Sigma Star gets right is ultimately weighted against what it gets wrong.
Sigma Star saga is a really great idea; who doesn’t want to relive the glory days of Raiden, Axelay or R-type? Unfortunately, what Sigma Star gets right is ultimately weighted against what it gets wr...
Final Fantasy XI
If you have the time and patience to reach the end content, then you'll be rewarded with a unique story experience.
Though the market is already saturated with massively multiplayer games, Final Fantasy 11 has managed to distinguish itself through a tough love process…extremely tough love. Despite incredible curve...
If you have the patience, this MMO offers a unique and enticing experience.
Silkroad Online is truly the epitome of reaping what you sow, and if you have the patience to grind for hours on end, the harvest is an undescribable experience in a fantasy 13th century setting that ...
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach
Whether you’re a D and D fan or just looking for a good MMO, DDO is your ticket to high fantasy fun.
Though the myriad of Dungeons and Dragons’ entry’s over the years have produced mixed results, the massively multiplayer implementation offers a great deal of content for mmo players in general, thoug...
If your content for a distraction or just wanting to see something new, Maple Story is perfect.
Maple Story is a free game that breathes fresh life into the mmorpg genre by taking traditional aspects of mmo's and kicking them squarely out the door. Adopting a two dimensional side scrolling appr...
Far Cry Instincts
While it’s certainly a notable shooter on the Xbox, the praise it’s received is undeserved.<br />
Though it has received numerous accolades, I find my experience of Far Cry instincts is largely disappointing, as the gameplay, graphics, and story are largely below expectations. While it’s certainl...
City of Villains
Whether you enjoy a good mmorpg or are looking to test your digital villainy, you should look no further than CoV
City of Heroes was released over a year ago, giving players the ability to adopt a persona of a superhero fighting crime. Among the problems of minimalist gameplay and grueling grinds, there were no ...
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War
A genuinely excellent game that, while not innovative, is one of the best rts games in years.<br />
The Warhammer universe hasn't performed well through its many incarnations in video gaming over the years, which is disappointing considering its successful and rich tabletop roots. Dawn of War manag...
If Resident Evil expirienced a syncretism with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the result would be close to Killer 7.
Killer 7 is quite possibly one of the most interesting, annoying, self indulgent games I've ever expirienced, reaching new heights of completely unnecessary excesses in style and metaphor. The nature...
Mario Kart DS (DS Bundle)
A wealth of single player options combined with online multiplayer makes Mario Kart a must have for DS owners.
Nintendo has again pulled out its kart racing franchise with great fanfare, and has delivered once again on its successful Mario themed racing game. A wealth of single player options combined with on...
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
Though the touch screen is poorly implemented, the overall game is still as much fun and as engrossing as ever.
Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow is the first Castlevania to appear on the Nintendo DS. Though the touch screen is poorly implemented, the overall game is still as much fun and as engrossing as ever. Da...
Despite the flaws inherent in the gameplay design and rather short campaign, this is an excellent space shooter.
Nanostray is a game that unfortunately isn't suited for the ds, as the touch screen often gets in the way of gameplay rather than enhancing it, but despite the flaws inherent in the gameplay design an...