User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 19 user reviews spread across 19 releases
Minecraft is an excellent example of sandbox gaming in its purest form and a great game all together.
This review is based on the beta version 1.4. Many people have asked me, "So, what's the point of Minecraft?" and then I tell them, "Well, here's the thing. There is no point." Some people take that in stride, others ... Read Full Review8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Spoiler Alert: I don't make any attempts to hide or gloss over any potential spoilers so if you want to go into this DLC unaware of plot details, avoid reading this review. You have been warned. Being the massive Mass... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
While Halo 2 isn't without its faults and does fall short in some areas, there's no doubt that this is an excellent game
Editor's Note: Halo 2 was released on the Xbox on November 9, 2004. Thus, I will be treating this review as if I am reviewing it in 2004. All comments are made in regards to the standards of that time period, as I don't ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
For nearly four years, Ubisoft had been hard at work on Splinter Cell: Conviction. Originally unveiled as a very different game from what the Splinter Cell series has represented in games prior, Splinter Cell: Conviction... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
While it's not the console FPS perfection it once was, Perfect Dark has aged well and is still a great experience today.
The original Perfect Dark for the Nintendo 64 is perhaps my favorite game of all time. I remember fondly playing it with my friends, all of us huddled around a television, the Nintendo 64's oddly shaped three prong contr... Read Full Review11 of 13 users found the following review helpful
A fantastic narrative, deep character interaction and great RPG and TPS mechanics combine into a phenomenal experience.
When does a game become more than just a game? When can a game invoke the same emotional response from a player that cinema can from viewers or a piece of music can from its listeners? In this humble reviewer's opinion, ... Read Full Review12 of 12 users found the following review helpful
Originally announced as one of the flagship titles of the then yet to be released PSP, Gran Turismo Mobile quickly dropped off of the radar into vaporware territory. Well, imagine everyone’s surprise when, at E3 20... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
The story picks up five years after the events of the first Saints Row. The player character has been in a trauma induced coma (players who finished the first game should know why) for the past five years, in which time ... Read Full Review5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
While the violence and atmosphere may be over the top, the rest of the game feels unremarkable and average in comparison
Prior to its release, Manhunt 2 was the subject of much controversy and scrutiny, having received an "Adult's Only" rating from the ESRB. This taboo rating prompted console manufacturers, retail outlets and even entire c... Read Full Review3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Forza Motorsport 2 delivers engaging simulation racing that never fails to impress. <br /> <br /> True Score: 9.3
When Forza Motorsport debuted on the Xbox, it was Microsoft's first foray into the racing simulator subgenre and surprisingly, the first time was the charm. Forza Motorsport earned many accolades from reviewers and ga... Read Full Review5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Mario's greatest 3D adventure ever makes its way to the Virtual Console in excellent form. This is a must buy title.
Back in 1996, with the launch of the Nintendo 64, gamers witnessed the birth of a new era for one of gaming's most powerful and well-known franchises. Before then, Mario did his platform hipping in the second dimension, ... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
The Metal Gear Solid series continues to impress on the PSP and is one of the best games available on the system.
The Metal Gear Solid series has been around since its glory days on the original Playstation, to the excellent Playstation 2 sequels, and the fourth incarnation in the series is set to be released on the Playstation 3. T... Read Full Review10 of 10 users found the following review helpful
Perfect for fans of mech sims and those who have an interest in the genre. If you have Xbox Live that is...
Chromehounds for the Xbox 360 is the first game of its kind on the console and a welcome addition to the Xbox 360’s library. This game hails from developers From Software, producers of hit mech series, Armored Core. Seei... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
The evolution of a minigame found in Project Gotham Racing 2, Geometry Wars is an excellent and original arcade game.
Geometry Wars is one of the Xbox 360’s first Xbox Live Arcade games. Due to its simple nature it’s easy to pick up and play for casual gamers. Due to its depth and difficulty later in, it’ll hook even the most hardcore. ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I just got back into town and I’ve already got problems. The cops are on my back, trying to frame me for murder. No biggie. I’ll just head back to the hood and chill out for a bit. I’m looking like a bum right now and th... Read Full Review6 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Rare's highly anticipated prequel to the 2000 hit has finally arrived. Is it perfect? Not quite. Is it good? Definitely.
Microsoft’s super-hyped launch shooter Perfect Dark has finally landed on the Xbox 360. As a huge fan of the original N64 hit Perfect Dark, I can attest to the fact that there is a tremendous amount of hype surrounding t... Read Full Review8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Project Gotham Racing 3 is the Xbox 360’s premiere racing game at launch. Of course, there has been a relatively large amount of hype surrounding this game since it debuted. That being said, this game, without a doubt, l... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Advanced Warfighting indeed. The Tom Clancy series has landed on the Xbox 360 with an impressive first showing.
I’m running through the sweltering streets of Mexico City armed with the best equipment US tax dollars can pay for. My squad mates follow closely behind, checking the surrounding area for new threats. I situate myself be... Read Full Review5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
It’s late in the fifth round. Frazier’s looking wobbly from all the punches I’ve landed on him throughout the fight. I figure now’s the time to put him down for the count. I go for a left hook to drop him. He parries the... Read Full Review5 of 5 users found the following review helpful