User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.99/10

Total of 61 user ratings spread across 61 releases

  1. 10
    (2)
  2. 9
    (25)
  3. 8
    (18)
  4. 7
    (8)
  5. 6
    (1)
  6. 5
    (2)
  7. 4
    (2)
  8. 3
    (0)
  9. 2
    (0)
  10. 1
    (3)
  • Rating:9

    Final Fantasy XII

  • Rating:8.5

    World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck

  • Rating:8.5

    Eternal Sonata

  • Review Score:8.5
    "Hehehe. You're too slow"

    Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume Reprise

    "Hehehe. You're too slow"

    What can I say? A pretty innovative battle system with an interesting premise. Add polish and the game is automatically saved from getting a score lower than an 8.5 from me. That's when it ends though. The gameplay is... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Valkyria Chronicles

  • Review Score:9
    Do you have the military know-how to outsmart the empire? Do you have the mind to accept such a different JRPG?

    Senjou no Valkyria

    Do you have the military know-how to outsmart the empire? Do you have the mind to accept such a different JRPG?

    The fight for Gallia is on! A war that symbolizes World War II takes place in Europa for VC and squad 7 takes the war by storm. Of course you are the leader for squad 7, so their success relies on how intelligent you are... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    If you're a JRPG fan, and you don't play this game, you disservice yourself and your opinion on the genre drops a notch.

    Persona 4

    If you're a JRPG fan, and you don't play this game, you disservice yourself and your opinion on the genre drops a notch.

    For those who aren't going to thumbs down this review due to my mostly true opening statement, feel free to listen to why I believe this RPG blows Persona 3 and every other JRPG I've played. Persona 4 is an RPG not to... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    This JRPG is hard. Those that say you just need to be prepared apparently have played 77,777 harder JRPGs...Impossible.

    Persona 3: Fes

    This JRPG is hard. Those that say you just need to be prepared apparently have played 77,777 harder JRPGs...Impossible.

    Persona 3 was my first Persona game and I admit that the concept of shooting yourself in the head was enough to make me try it out. That and the (strong) recommendation from Gamespot member Misfit. Basics of the story co... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

  • Review Score:9.5
    The power of the Playstation 3 finally shows here and won't be shown again until Final Fantasy XIII comes out.

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Platinum)

    The power of the Playstation 3 finally shows here and won't be shown again until Final Fantasy XIII comes out.

    Take what you hate from the previous three MGS games and either minamize it or erase it all together. This game changes so much yet keeps the core gameplay the same. For one thing, this is the only game I've played th... Read Full Review

    8 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    HYPE!!!

    Final Fantasy XII

    HYPE!!!

    This game had it all: Decent music, fine presentation, realistic voice acting, graphics are superb for both realtime and CG, and the plot was set up to be a great one. Sadly though, the game was not there in the st... Read Full Review

    3 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    And they called it Brawl. And it was good.

    Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    And they called it Brawl. And it was good.

    First thing first. The composers I care about: Motoi Sakuraba: Star Ocean series, Valkyrie Profile series, Eternal Sonata, Tales of Symphonia, and Baiten Kaitos. Koji Kondo: Zelda series. Yoko Shimomura: ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    If you're going to make a blatant plot, this is how you pull it off...

    Grandia III

    If you're going to make a blatant plot, this is how you pull it off...

    Let's get one thing straight (again)! You will see everything coming in this game, even more so than Final Fantasy XII. What sets this game apart is the presentation and the guilty pleasure of a battle system. Don't l... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Because I refuse to lower the score to this game due to the fact I played it on the crappy PS3 port...

    F.E.A.R.

    Because I refuse to lower the score to this game due to the fact I played it on the crappy PS3 port...

    I shall be doing the review on the 360 version and focus on the heart of FEAR and not the framerates or the port-like graphics of the Playstation 3 version. Let's get one thing out of the water first! For those that s... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Oh, so because a game is "hard" you give it a lower score? Oh, reviewers you fail me!

    Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria

    Oh, so because a game is "hard" you give it a lower score? Oh, reviewers you fail me!

    Clearly any hardcore gamer would want a...hard game, but hey! One finally comes along and we get the whining "it's to hard!" spew? Simply pathetic! Just dub yourselves casuals and be gone with it! And now to the review: ... Read Full Review

    14 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Valkyrie Profile

  • Rating:9.5

    ICO

  • Review Score:9.5
    This is the stuff I grew up on!

    ICO

    This is the stuff I grew up on!

    So with the poison known as casual games, we have here a seasoned gamer that demands innovation in order to get the AAA score from me. And voila! This gem was given to me at Christmas and would've never hit this house if... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Tekken 5

  • Review Score:10
    Closest one will get to the perfect gaming experience.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    Closest one will get to the perfect gaming experience.

    Nine years ago, this game came and rose expectations of the action genre to an untouchable standard that has still failed to be met even to this day! A 91 tracked soundtrack, this epic game makes you use your bra... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  • Review Score:6
    Ah yes, my least favorite Tekken...

    Tekken 5

    Ah yes, my least favorite Tekken...

    Yes yes. Pretty graphics. Check. Plot. Same as ever. Music. Decent enough. The Techno isn't nearly as good as Tekken Tag's music and might make you just put on your own music...which I've never considered doing... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Button mashers hate this game.

    DOA2: Dead or Alive 2 (Platinum)

    Button mashers hate this game.

    What can I say? The jerk that made this game made a rather solid fighter. Regardless of the fact that I ignored the other half of what this game is about. The game offers quick fighting action that demands lighti... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    DOA2: Hardcore

  • Rating:8.5

    Tekken Tag Tournament

  • Review Score:8.5
    The only Tekken game I respect.

    Tekken Tag Tournament (Platinum)

    The only Tekken game I respect.

    A pretty fast Tekken game that not only lets you tag in your partner, but also invites you to explore oddities like Bowling. Several clones, but the overall fighting system is pretty good. You can tag almo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    And...the series has officially broken!

    Bloody Roar 4

    And...the series has officially broken!

    The load times are terrible, the voices changed...again, the graphics somehow got downgraded, and the cut scenes are something that wouldn't have even been acceptable during the Sega Genesis days. (Meaning they're more b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Bloody Roar 4

  • Rating:7.5

    Bloody Roar 3

  • Review Score:7.5
    So how do you butcher a game so easy to improve upon?

    Bloody Roar 3

    So how do you butcher a game so easy to improve upon?

    The characters all had their voices changed. I mean, how do you change Gado's voice? It's ownage, ruined! Not to mention the costume for him is just... Evil deed number one. There is only one sweet song. Evil de... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Bloody Roar II

  • Review Score:9
    Childhood memories prevail here.

    Bloody Roar 2: Bringer of the New Age (White Label)

    Childhood memories prevail here.

    Working on the gimick of animal transformation, this game sold me about ten years ago. What would've never been okay this gen, this game offers extremely quick and satisfying gameplay with a very intersting story. (As mo... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Bloody Roar: Primal Fury

  • Review Score:8
    Ain't this special. One of my favorite fighting games...getting an 8 from me...

    Bloody Roar: Primal Fury

    Ain't this special. One of my favorite fighting games...getting an 8 from me...

    There are three lines: Generic fighters: Mortal combat (Ever since 3) Generic fighters with a gimick (X-men anything.) Legends: Marvel Versus Capcom II, Soul Calbur, Dead or Alive, and Tekken. Bloody Roar Pri... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Super Smash Bros. Melee

  • Review Score:9
    So Gamespot gives a highly innovative,action-paced game a 8.9, but gives a sub-parred game called Halo 3 a 9.5? Typical!

    Super Smash Bros. Melee

    So Gamespot gives a highly innovative,action-paced game a 8.9, but gives a sub-parred game called Halo 3 a 9.5? Typical!

    You've heard it several times by now. This game just owns in every level in terms of the genre IT created and surpasses the original. -More characters (Around 25-35) -Better songs. -More and better levels -More... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    How do you top your last 2 masterpieces? Let me count the ways.

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

    How do you top your last 2 masterpieces? Let me count the ways.

    Kojima always has ways of making innovation seem easy for lazy developers. Take it, either he makes you switch your controller to slot II, trick you into reseting your console, or leave footprints that'll trace right bac... Read Full Review

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

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

  • Review Score:8
    Summoner Yuna must go through her pilgrimage with her oblivious guardian Tidus and gang...wait...I meant Collette!

    Tales of Symphonia

    Summoner Yuna must go through her pilgrimage with her oblivious guardian Tidus and gang...wait...I meant Collette!

    I only give games a 7.5 or lower if it is seriously flawed in a vital area. Which this game is not. But what it does do is rip Final Fantasy X's story and remixes it decently enough to where some may not realize the obvi... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    As Altair rides his way to his next Colossus/ I mean, target, his horse Agro...

    Assassin's Creed

    As Altair rides his way to his next Colossus/ I mean, target, his horse Agro...

    Upon the update for the PS3 version of Assassin's Creed, I was able to play the whole game without the freezing only EA and Ubisoft could accomplish. Assassin's Creed has too many spoilers to get too in to the story. ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful