User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.95/10

Total of 64 user reviews spread across 64 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
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  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  • User Rating 7
    Is Splash Damage's "Brink" worth the risk of journeying to the Ark?

    Brink

    Rated on May 15, 2011 by StaticPenguin

    Is Splash Damage's "Brink" worth the risk of journeying to the Ark?

    Humanity is on the brink of destruction and our only hope from the rising tides is a floating city known as the Ark. That however, has some issues of it's own. Is Splash Damage's "Brink" worth the ris...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    While it's a bit lacking in some areas, The 40th Day is still a rather fun shooter to start the new year.

    Army of Two: The 40th Day

    Rated on March 11, 2011 by StaticPenguin

    While it's a bit lacking in some areas, The 40th Day is still a rather fun shooter to start the new year.

    Shanghai. It's a rather pretty city and a nice place to get some work if you're a gun for hire. Just make sure you don't set up shop when a group made up of independent mercenaries that decided to joi...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Fun combat with an interesting artistic approach mixed with a little bit of repetition.

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

    Rated on March 11, 2011 by StaticPenguin

    Fun combat with an interesting artistic approach mixed with a little bit of repetition.

    What happens when you get four web-slinging spider-men in the same room together? We're going to find out when we dive into their Shattered Dimensions. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions starts off a...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Greetings programs! Welcome to the Grid.

    TRON: Evolution

    Rated on March 11, 2011 by StaticPenguin

    Greetings programs! Welcome to the Grid.

    Greetings programs! Welcome to the Grid. Wondering whether or not you should play Tron: Evolution this holiday season? Then rev up your light cycles and hold on tight to those identity discs, here is ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    72 hours, thousands of zombies and a lot of weapons. What would Chuck do?

    Dead Rising 2

    Rated on October 06, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    72 hours, thousands of zombies and a lot of weapons. What would Chuck do?

    You've got three days till rescue arrives, thousands of zombies in the streets and a ton of materials to get the job done. Ask yourself this: What would Chuck do? Chuck Greene is a man faced with a...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Can Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days achieve what it's predecessor couldn't? Eh….

    Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days

    Rated on September 08, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    Can Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days achieve what it's predecessor couldn't? Eh….

    Shanghai…. It has to be one of the unluckiest cities on the face of the planet next to Liberty City and Stillwater. When it's not being invaded by terrorist cells, there's a psychotic murderer and an ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    What would you do if you had a device specifically designed to affect the time of the environment around you?

    Singularity

    Rated on July 11, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    What would you do if you had a device specifically designed to affect the time of the environment around you?

    What would you do if you had a device specifically designed to affect the time of the objects around you? Captain Renko knows what he would do. He'd travel through time and stop a mad dictator from ta...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    I wish this review could make that transforming noise.... but alas, it does not.

    Transformers: War for Cybertron

    Rated on June 26, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    I wish this review could make that transforming noise.... but alas, it does not.

    Ever wonder what brought Optimus, Megatron and their ragtag band of soldiers to Earth? Have you ever wanted to visit the place where it all started? If so, then High Moon Studios has just the answer f...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    I thought becoming a super assassin meant we'd never see another review...

    Wanted: Weapons of Fate

    Rated on April 27, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    I thought becoming a super assassin meant we'd never see another review...

    Wanted: Weapons of Fate, takes place just a few hours after the movie when Wesley is attacked by the Paris section of the Fraternity. In all honesty, the story isn't that bad and Wesley's commentary i...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Can Conviction stand up it's predecessors?

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction (Collector's Edition)

    Rated on April 20, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    Can Conviction stand up it's predecessors?

    Sam Fisher has finally emerged from the shadows in an explosive new adventure, Splinter Cell: Conviction. Can Ubisoft's new take on this stealthy franchise best it's predecessors? The story kicks o...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Despite the weak elements, Just Cause 2 is quite a blast.

    Just Cause 2

    Rated on April 12, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    Despite the weak elements, Just Cause 2 is quite a blast.

    You'd think diving out of a jet and plummeting towards the earth at a breakneck speed only to use your grappling hook to latch onto a speeding car, escaping the cold grasp of death and blowing up a fu...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    DICE gives the people a strong and immersive multiplayer and Activision some strong competition.

    Battlefield: Bad Company 2

    Rated on April 01, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    DICE gives the people a strong and immersive multiplayer and Activision some strong competition.

    The single player campaign kicks off with Marlowe and the rest of Bad Company, picking their way across an enemy minefield, in search of a friendly agent. However, the plan quickly changes and they fi...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Mass Effect 2 improves on what it's predecessor did by leaps and bounds.

    Mass Effect 2

    Rated on February 27, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    Mass Effect 2 improves on what it's predecessor did by leaps and bounds.

    After the attack on the Citadel in Mass Effect, the threat of the Reapers has been dismissed by the council. Commander Shepard and company are instead in the midst of eliminating any pockets of Geth o...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Vigil Games proves familiarity isn't a bad thing in their first title, Darksiders.

    Darksiders

    Rated on January 21, 2010 by StaticPenguin

    Vigil Games proves familiarity isn't a bad thing in their first title, Darksiders.

    War! What is it good for? The apocalypse, that's what! Pony up and ride along with me as we journey through the end of the world as the horseman War in Vigil's first game, Darksiders. When you star...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Need something blown up or somebody killed? Well, Sean Devlin is your saboteur.

    The Saboteur

    Rated on December 17, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Need something blown up or somebody killed? Well, Sean Devlin is your saboteur.

    Sean Devlin is a mechanic, race car driver, quick with the ladies and he's not afraid to get his hands dirty. You see, Sean is a Saboteur which makes him the ideal man to turn to when you need someone...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    History class would be a lot easier with the Animus....

    Assassin's Creed II

    Rated on November 23, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    History class would be a lot easier with the Animus....

    Assassin's Creed 2 starts up with a quick recap of the first game and soon enough, Desmond finds himself plucked from Abstergo and placed in the possession of a few assassins. When he takes a seat in ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    A great story and fun gameplay certainly outweigh the issues in Dragon Age: Origins.

    Dragon Age: Origins

    Rated on November 12, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    A great story and fun gameplay certainly outweigh the issues in Dragon Age: Origins.

    The Grey Warden is need of aid. Will you take up your blades, staves and bows to heed the call of war and fight to save Ferelden from the blight? We start off choosing between one of three races wh...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Guns, check. Guns, check. Loot, check. Oh, and did anybody remember to bring the guns?

    Borderlands

    Rated on October 22, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Guns, check. Guns, check. Loot, check. Oh, and did anybody remember to bring the guns?

    There are a ton of first person shooters out there but, how many shooters have rpg elements, filled with millions of guns and plenty of loot? Why, Borderlands of course. Gearbox takes us on a loot fil...

    5 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    We follow Nathan Drake once again to explore the uncharted in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    Rated on October 20, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    We follow Nathan Drake once again to explore the uncharted in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

    What do you do when you wake up on a train that's dangling off a cliff, with a strange wound and no means to escape? Well, Nathan Drake can answer that for you. After some improvisation and the use of...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Halo Wars, Ensembles final project. Is it as good as it's been hyped up to be?

    Halo Wars

    Rated on October 18, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Halo Wars, Ensembles final project. Is it as good as it's been hyped up to be?

    Halo Wars lets you control all your favorite units from the Halo series from Spartans to Scarabs, along with some newer faces like the Cyclops and Locusts. You'll get to choose from 6 leaders, 3 human...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    This review will cost me 150 pieces of scrap metal...

    Red Faction: Guerrilla

    Rated on October 18, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    This review will cost me 150 pieces of scrap metal...

    Mars, right now, it's an uninhabitable chunk of rock, drifting through space. However, in the future, it will be riddled with miners. They will trade scrap metal in order to survive…. And make powerfu...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Good military-sims are hard to find, is Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising one of them?

    Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

    Rated on October 13, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Good military-sims are hard to find, is Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising one of them?

    After a rather brief and stylish intro and a quick breakdown of a fictional islands history, when the Russians request some help from the US, the stage is set and you find yourself on Skira island, cu...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Can this hand held addition to the kingdom hearts saga with a confusing title stand up to it's console brethren?

    Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

    Rated on October 09, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Can this hand held addition to the kingdom hearts saga with a confusing title stand up to it's console brethren?

    In Kingdom Hearts: 358/2, you'll assume the role of the series hero Sora's Nobody(with a capital "N", got it memorized?), Roxas. With nothing but a name to remember, Roxas sets out on a simple tale of...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    It might be a disaster in some areas, but a lively soundtrack and entertaining gameplay keeps everything fun.

    Wet

    Rated on October 06, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    It might be a disaster in some areas, but a lively soundtrack and entertaining gameplay keeps everything fun.

    In WET, players will dive, slide, hack and slash their way through a plethora of henchman as Rubi Malone. A hired gun with a slight fear of flying but will take any job as long as the pay is right. Th...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Bungie takes a risky departure from Spartans and rings with Halo 3: ODST and drops us into the ruins of New Mombasa.

    Halo 3: ODST

    Rated on September 28, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Bungie takes a risky departure from Spartans and rings with Halo 3: ODST and drops us into the ruins of New Mombasa.

    You play as an ODST known as the Rookie. If you haven't attempted to look into ODST at all, the last part stands for Orbital Drop Shock Trooper. After a mishap with a drop, a rather rough landing and ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    This 2D hack-and-slash will definitely suck out your soul with it's gorgeous visuals and fun combat.<br />
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    Oboro Muramasa

    Rated on September 18, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    This 2D hack-and-slash will definitely suck out your soul with it's gorgeous visuals and fun combat.<br /> <br />

    In Muramasa, you'll assume the role of Momohime, a young princess who has been possessed by the spirit of Jinkuro, a powerful swordsman and must flee her castle and head westward to Edo. And Kisuke, a...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Scribblenauts, a wonderfully imaginative puzzle game for the DS that will clock your creative muscle into overtime.

    Scribblenauts

    Rated on September 18, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Scribblenauts, a wonderfully imaginative puzzle game for the DS that will clock your creative muscle into overtime.

    In Scribblenauts, your goal is to help young Maxwell in his quest to obtain the starites. In doing so, you'll really find your imagination going to all sorts of new places. Scribblenauts provides you ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Arkham Asylum, for the criminally insane and a place you'll definitely want to visit soon.

    Batman: Arkham Asylum

    Rated on August 28, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Arkham Asylum, for the criminally insane and a place you'll definitely want to visit soon.

    Batman: Arkham Asylum opens up as Batman brings the Joker back to his home away from home, Arkham Asylum. A place for the criminally insane. However, just as a suspicious Batman walks him through the ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Shadow Complex takes us back to the good ol' days of Super Metroid... Mmmmm... Delicious.

    Shadow Complex

    Rated on August 23, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Shadow Complex takes us back to the good ol' days of Super Metroid... Mmmmm... Delicious.

    The game opens up in the heat of the action, prior to assassination of the Vice President to give players a quick feel for the action. Then, we are introduced to the games hero, Jason Fleming and his ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Can King of Fighters XII live up to the legacy created by the rest of it's predecessors?

    The King of Fighters XII

    Rated on August 02, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Can King of Fighters XII live up to the legacy created by the rest of it's predecessors?

    Just like a couple of the previous titles, King of Fighters XII lacks any kind of story mode. It also lacks content. There's the Arcade mode, where a player puts together a team of 3 and fights throug...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is a step in the right direction with tight controls, excellent graphics and superb VA.

    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

    Rated on July 14, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is a step in the right direction with tight controls, excellent graphics and superb VA.

    The story is told through William's perspective. William is the youngest of the McCall's and a priest. He tries to keep his brothers out of trouble, yet fails too as he recounts the events leading up ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Fantastic looking sprites duke it out on gorgeous, eye-catching backgrounds in BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger.

    BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

    Rated on July 03, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Fantastic looking sprites duke it out on gorgeous, eye-catching backgrounds in BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger.

    Are there any fans of the fighting genre looking for a fresh, new fighter in the midst of Street Fighter and Tekken games? Well the creators of Guilty Gear have a treat for you. I throw my hat into th...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    There are ghosts haunting this review, grab your proton packs, get to work and make sure not to cross the streams.

    Ghostbusters: The Video Game

    Rated on June 22, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    There are ghosts haunting this review, grab your proton packs, get to work and make sure not to cross the streams.

    In 1984, the Stay Puft Marshmallow man terrorized the streets of New York. Saved by the Ghostbusters, they were sadly put out of business due to property damage. 5 years later, they managed to re-open...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    This review uses Mr. T approved T-Energy....

    Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

    Rated on June 17, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    This review uses Mr. T approved T-Energy....

    T-Energy. It's fed throughout the land of Ancaria by pipelines. Once controlled by the Seraphim, they slowly surrendered their control of the T-Energy to the High Elves, making them the dominant race....

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Let's hope Mercer doesn't consume this review before you get to read it.

    Prototype

    Rated on June 16, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Let's hope Mercer doesn't consume this review before you get to read it.

    Ever wake up in a morgue, and wonder who you are? Then, just as you escape, you discover you have the power to shape shift and consume living beings? Probably not, but that's just the problem Alex Mer...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Nathan Spencer, The Angry Urban Tarzan. I wonder if he can swing through my review...?

    Bionic Commando

    Rated on May 22, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Nathan Spencer, The Angry Urban Tarzan. I wonder if he can swing through my review...?

    Bionic Commando, is a direct sequel to Grin's remake, Bionic Commando: Rearmed and takes place five years after the incidents that occurred in Rearmed. You play as Nathan Spencer once again, this time...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Reviews are read on the front lines but, written in the shadows.

    Velvet Assassin

    Rated on May 02, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Reviews are read on the front lines but, written in the shadows.

    We've been to war numerous times. Mostly, we've dug our selves into and out of the trenches of World War II. We stormed the beaches of Normandy and survived by the skin of out teeth at Okinawa. Now ho...

    14 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    I found this review in the toilet of the school I went to in Auburn. What a weird city, that place.

    F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin

    Rated on April 22, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    I found this review in the toilet of the school I went to in Auburn. What a weird city, that place.

    Monolith gave Sierra Entertainment a slap on the wrist and the F.E.A.R. expansions a boot out the door by refusing to acknowledge them as canon. You'll take up the role as Seargent Micheal Beckett, as...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Ragnite.... It's used for many things, like weapons and cures wounds! It's even been used in this review!

    Senjou no Valkyria

    Rated on April 22, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    Ragnite.... It's used for many things, like weapons and cures wounds! It's even been used in this review!

    Sega gives us their telling of World War II, with Valkyria Chronicles. Gallia, a small, neutral country has been invaded by the Europan Empire due to their enormous amount of ragnite. A resource used ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    This review tried to restore the light in a city blanketed by Ahriman's shadow..... Keywords: Tried

    Prince of Persia

    Rated on April 22, 2009 by StaticPenguin

    This review tried to restore the light in a city blanketed by Ahriman's shadow..... Keywords: Tried

    The new Prince is no longer an actual Prince, but a wisecracking vagabond. In the middle of a Sandstorm, we are introduced to our new hero, while, he is searching for his Donkey, Farah. After losing h...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.