User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.14/10

Total of 74 user ratings spread across 74 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
    (22)
  4. 7
    (16)
  5. 6
    (4)
  6. 5
    (1)
  7. 4
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  8. 3
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  9. 2
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  10. 1
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  • Review Score:6
    The game is short. But if you're a Breakout fan, you might get some enjoyment out of it.

    Breakout

    The game is short. But if you're a Breakout fan, you might get some enjoyment out of it.

    Atari's Breakout is one of my favorite classic arcade games. It was a pretty simple game, pretty much just a single-player version of Pong but flipped on its side, with the paddle on the bottom of the screen and a wall o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1
    Everybody involved with the production of this game should be tortured by Jack Bauer to within an inch of their lives.

    Daito Giken Koushiki Pachi-Slot Simulator: 24 - Twenty-Four

    Everybody involved with the production of this game should be tortured by Jack Bauer to within an inch of their lives.

    Like I said in my review of 24: The Game, I'm a huge fan of the 24 TV series. I own every season on DVD, I buy the paperback books, t-shirts, just, tons of stuff. I'm also a huge fan of the PS2, it happens to be my favor... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Fans of the show should definitely pick up 24: The Game. It's solid, fun and faithful to the license.

    24: The Game

    Fans of the show should definitely pick up 24: The Game. It's solid, fun and faithful to the license.

    I believe that 24 is one of the greatest TV shows of all time. I'm such a huge fan of this show, I own every season on DVD, and plenty of 24 merchandise as well. As such, this review may come off as a bit biased. But, th... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    I put many hours into this disk, because it's a solid, addictive wrestling game.

    WWE Day of Reckoning

    I put many hours into this disk, because it's a solid, addictive wrestling game.

    WWE Day of Reckoning was the third WWE game released for the Nintendo Gamecube. Gamecube owners had high hopes for it, because, like Xbox owners they had to suffer through two mediocre wrestling installments while PS2 ow... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Jak & Daxter: The Lost Frontier is a solid entry in the series. The new gameplay additions are fun.

    Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier

    Jak & Daxter: The Lost Frontier is a solid entry in the series. The new gameplay additions are fun.

    I still love the PS2. Even though it's not the new system anymore, I play and own more games for the PS2 than any other system. One of my favorite franchises of all time is the Jak & Daxter series. It's a series that's a... Read Full Review

    14 of 16 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10
    Tekken 5 is my favorite game in the series.

    Tekken 5

    Tekken 5 is my favorite game in the series.

    Tekken 5 came on the 10th year anniversary of the beginning of the series. This, along with the included Arcade History mode, has gotten quite a few fans to realize how little the series has changed over the years. Wi... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2
    This game is about as appealing as a terminal illness. It's so bad, I wouldn't even give this game to my worst enemy.

    Death by Degrees

    This game is about as appealing as a terminal illness. It's so bad, I wouldn't even give this game to my worst enemy.

    I remember like it was yesterday. Late 2004, I pick up a copy of Official Playstation magazine, and I'm discussing it with a friend of mine. We're both big Tekken fans, so it peaked my interest when I found out that a Te... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Even though it isn't a huge improvement over Tekken 3, Tekken 4 is still an incredible fighting game.

    Tekken 4

    Even though it isn't a huge improvement over Tekken 3, Tekken 4 is still an incredible fighting game.

    Tekken 4 was one of the first PS2 fighting games I ever played. For that reason, it has a fair amount of sentimental value with me. Other than the original Tekken, Tekken 4 is popularly considered by fans to be one o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Tekken Tag Tournament is a killer fighting game. A great experience overall.

    Tekken Tag Tournament (Platinum)

    Tekken Tag Tournament is a killer fighting game. A great experience overall.

    Mortal Kombat Trilogy, released in 1996, was a compilation game of sorts, containing every character that had appeared in the series up to that point. The game was wildly popular, and is still today considered one of the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Rack your brain for all of the words you can use to describe a great game. I'd say all of them when describing Tekken 3.

    Tekken 3 (PlayStation the Best)

    Rack your brain for all of the words you can use to describe a great game. I'd say all of them when describing Tekken 3.

    Some people might be disappointed to learn that I didn't consider Tekken 2 as the best in the series. Well, don't think I wouldn't provide evidence to back up my opinion. Here's exhibit A: Tekken 3. In my Tekken 2 re... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    It's an amazing game. More than that, it's everything you'd want in a sequel.

    Tekken 2

    It's an amazing game. More than that, it's everything you'd want in a sequel.

    I've heard many people claim Tekken 2 is the best game in the series. While I don't agree with that assessment, Tekken 2 does have one distinction. It was probably the biggest improvement over its predecessor. Those w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Tekken was a great start to what would become an incredible fighting series.

    Tekken

    Tekken was a great start to what would become an incredible fighting series.

    Tekken was a revolutionary game for its time. The first real serious competitor to Virtua Fighter in the 3D fighting genre, Tekken also appeased fans of the biggest 2D fighter of all time, Street Fighter. Tekken was fast... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Ultimate Spider-Man

  • Review Score:7.5
    Swinging around the city, the story, the characters, the visuals, it all comes together to make a pretty fun game.

    Ultimate Spider-Man

    Swinging around the city, the story, the characters, the visuals, it all comes together to make a pretty fun game.

    It's hard to say anything bad about a game that makes it this fun to just swing around and explore. The running, the jumping, the web swinging, climbing up the sides of buildings, freefalling from huge heights, and zippi... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

  • Review Score:8
    The Spongebob Squarepants Movie is an unusually good game for a kids' game, not to mention a movie-based game.

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    The Spongebob Squarepants Movie is an unusually good game for a kids' game, not to mention a movie-based game.

    The Spongebob Squarepants Movie for the PS2, while obviously being a tie-in to the movie, is also in many ways a sequel to the previous Spongebob game, Battle for Bikini Bottom. It was made by the same company, and the g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1
    It was an experience so horrific, it's going to haunt me for the rest of my time on this Earth.

    Disney/Pixar A Bug's Life

    It was an experience so horrific, it's going to haunt me for the rest of my time on this Earth.

    Editor's Note: Opinions expressed do not reflect those of Gamespot, its employees, or its affiliates. A Bug's Life was a pretty good movie. At least, that's what I thought when I saw it, way back in the day. But, its... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    Disney/Pixar A Bug's Life

  • Review Score:7
    Overall, this boxed set is a pretty good documentation of the downfall of the series.

    WWE SmackDown vs. Raw: Superstar Series

    Overall, this boxed set is a pretty good documentation of the downfall of the series.

    Around 2008, many game companies started to realize that the PS2 still has life in it. So, many of them smartly decided to re-release some of their older games in boxed sets. They usually came with three games. Smackdown... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Very fun first-person shooter with an excellent story, unique presentation, and a few more features that set it apart.

    XIII

    Very fun first-person shooter with an excellent story, unique presentation, and a few more features that set it apart.

    XIII (thirteen), is a first-person shooter released by Ubisoft in 2003. I picked it up for only 2 dollars at Gamestop, which is one of the most inexpensive first-person shooters I've ever seen in a store. With that in mi... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    I'd highly recommend Activision Anthology to any serious gamer.

    Activision Anthology

    I'd highly recommend Activision Anthology to any serious gamer.

    Activision was the first true 3rd party video game developer. Founded by former Atari employees in 1979, they were the first company to make 3rd party games for the Atari 2600. Atari didn't like them because unlike today... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Activision Anthology

  • Rating:10

    WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain

  • Review Score:10
    Anyone with even a passing interest in wrestling owes it to themselves to track down a copy of this game if you haven't.

    Exciting Pro Wrestling 5 (Limited Edition)

    Anyone with even a passing interest in wrestling owes it to themselves to track down a copy of this game if you haven't.

    Smackdown: Here Comes the Pain was the fifth game in the series, and the last of the "Smackdown" series (the series changed its name to "Smackdown vs. Raw" after this). I just finished and posted my reviews of the previo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    All of Smackdown: SYM's good qualities come together to make it one of the greatest wrestling games ever made.

    WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth

    All of Smackdown: SYM's good qualities come together to make it one of the greatest wrestling games ever made.

    WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth was the fourth game in the series. It came out about a year after Smackdown: Just Bring It. Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth can easily be classified as one of the greatest wrestling games ever m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    it definitely could've been better, but overall, Smackdown: Just Bring It is a worthy addition to the great franchise.

    WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It

    it definitely could've been better, but overall, Smackdown: Just Bring It is a worthy addition to the great franchise.

    WWF Smackdown: Just Bring It was the first in the series to appear on the Playstation 2. It was also the first PS2 game I ever played. It was a major leap, leaving behind the PS1 in favor of greener pastures. Despite som... Read Full Review

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

    WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role

  • Review Score:9
    Smackdown 2 is an incredible wrestling game. It's still fun to play.

    WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role

    Smackdown 2 is an incredible wrestling game. It's still fun to play.

    WWF Smackdown 2, oddly enough, was the second game in the WWF Smackdown series. It was the direct sequel to WWF Smackdown!, which was released less than a year earlier. Now, I loved the first Smackdown. It was an ext... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    WWF SmackDown!

  • Review Score:8.5
    Smackdown almost single-handedly revived my interest in gaming. it's still outrageously fun despite its lack of realism.

    WWF SmackDown! (Platinum)

    Smackdown almost single-handedly revived my interest in gaming. it's still outrageously fun despite its lack of realism.

    I admit, it's going to be hard to write this review. Following the 16-bit era, I sort of lost interest in video games. In 1999, I became a pro wrestling fan, and in early 2000, I saw TV ads for the newest WWF game for th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Doom 3

  • Review Score:8
    Doom 3 has a lot of little flaws that annoy me, but ultimately, they just keep the game from perfection.

    Doom 3

    Doom 3 has a lot of little flaws that annoy me, but ultimately, they just keep the game from perfection.

    I was always a fan of the original Doom. It's one of the only games I played on the computer, as most of my gaming was done on consoles. I played the PC version of Doom for countless hours, and I also played several diff... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    TNA iMPACT!

  • Review Score:7
    All in all, I think it's pretty good. Infinitely more entertaining than the actual TNA product.

    TNA iMPACT!

    All in all, I think it's pretty good. Infinitely more entertaining than the actual TNA product.

    Let me get this out of the way at the onset. I am a huge wrestling fan. I follow wrestling from all across the world, particularly Japan. But, I am not a TNA fan. I do love their talent. Samoa Joe, AJ Styles, Christopher... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Shenmue II

  • Review Score:3.5
    Mortal Kombat 3 for the Game Boy showed some potential, but a number of key flaws crippled it.

    Mortal Kombat 3

    Mortal Kombat 3 for the Game Boy showed some potential, but a number of key flaws crippled it.

    Mortal Kombat II for the Game Boy was a great game. With smooth, responsive controls and the perfect level of difficulty, it was a great shrunken down version of MK2 that was a lot of fun to play on the go. With how grea... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3.5

    Mortal Kombat 3

  • Review Score:8
    Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom is a rare treat; A good licensed game for kids and kids at heart.

    Spongebob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

    Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom is a rare treat; A good licensed game for kids and kids at heart.

    Despite being older than its target demographic, I love Spongebob Squarepants the TV show. I think the main reason for that is because Spongebob is sort of the heir apparent to Rocko's Modern Life, which was my favorite ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

  • Review Score:8
    SvR '06 deserves a place in the ranks of the Smackdown series, but I was disappointed considering the expectations.

    WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006

    SvR '06 deserves a place in the ranks of the Smackdown series, but I was disappointed considering the expectations.

    Okay, just to get this out of the way at the onset. I skipped the original Smackdown vs. RAW, so I'll be comparing this game to Here Comes the Pain far more than if I had played the original SvR. Alright, so, WWE Smac... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful