User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.69/10

Total of 35 user reviews spread across 35 releases

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  • User Rating:8
    Crazed Out

    Afterfall: InSanity Extended Edition 2.0

    Crazed Out

    Parasomnia: Dr. Tokaj is a 34-year-old narcoleptic shrink who frequently falls into sleep during the sessions with his patients. In a setting hardly to distinguish from daily reality, he then fancies dreams of the Stalin... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Pulp and Purple

    The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

    Pulp and Purple

    There are good aliens and bad aliens: Imagine humanity had come close to extinction during an extraterrestrial invasion all evidence of which had been colored by the agency that handled the affair, the Bureau of Operatio... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Trust Us, We Won't Forget You

    Remember Me

    Trust Us, We Won't Forget You

    "Give me a memory to remix, and I will change the world." As suggests its title, memory is the leitmotif in Remember Me's story and which all is about, at once problem and solution, altering also the language used in the... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Brutal and fun combat appealing for hardcore MK fighters and die-hard DC comic fans alike

    Injustice: Gods Among Us

    Brutal and fun combat appealing for hardcore MK fighters and die-hard DC comic fans alike

    We all love superheroes, but superheroes like those of the illustrious Justice League helping the innocents against the evil archetypes of our world. So just imagine an alternate reality: a megalomaniac Superman dwelling... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Planet Helghan is dead, long live planet Helghan

    Killzone: Shadow Fall

    Planet Helghan is dead, long live planet Helghan

    Vekta will burn, like Helghan thirty years ago, or else it will prolong its situation of fragile peace with two hostile nations living side by side separated by a hermetic Wall, eroded from the confluent sentiments of op... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The fine art of killing for money

    Killzone: Mercenary

    The fine art of killing for money

    War is crazy business: normally, in a first-person shooter based on some armed conflict one is supposed to defend the interests of one of the belligerents centered around vital national or industrial values. But for a me... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Solid plot and fun fast-paced action albeit a bit forgetful of the series' former co-op features

    Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel

    Solid plot and fun fast-paced action albeit a bit forgetful of the series' former co-op features

    "This is what video games are for," shooting never mind the consequences, like destroying environmental and architectural assets as well as legions of hostile drug gang members.To be sure, non-stop shooting and effective... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Eclectic in its making but sufficiently fun to be played by Star Trek fans and Reptile friends

    Star Trek The Video Game

    Eclectic in its making but sufficiently fun to be played by Star Trek fans and Reptile friends

    "Human emotion is overrated" according to Mister Spock yet Star Trek is a video game whose non-stop action has some rather strong emotions to offer. The events take place between the 2009 and 2013 movies (by J.J. Abrams)... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Gameplay elements so inventive and varied and so perfect in their flow that one barely notes it being platforming...

    Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

    Gameplay elements so inventive and varied and so perfect in their flow that one barely notes it being platforming...

    Who wouldn't like to have a time machine to infiltrate history, and what is the greatest act of thievery if not stealing from the most reputed gang of thieves, the Cooper Clan? However, whoever takes Sly Cooper: Thieves ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Dashing and slashing through hordes of Hollows in the clean-cut, anime-inspired, surrealist setting can really be fun.

    Bleach: Soul Ignition

    Dashing and slashing through hordes of Hollows in the clean-cut, anime-inspired, surrealist setting can really be fun.

    "Ichigo" signifies both strawberry and 1-5 (ichi go), and likewise the eponym flame-haired, phantasm-able Ichigo is a 15-year-old college boy at the very begin of the Japanese manga saga Bleach (Tite Kubo) he is starring... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    After Prisoners of the Sun--finally one of Tintin's facetious adventures made available for handheld console gaming anew

    The Adventures of Tintin: The Game

    After Prisoners of the Sun--finally one of Tintin's facetious adventures made available for handheld console gaming anew

    "Billions of bilious blue blistering barnacles in a thundering typhoon": Hergé's comic series TINTIN is since long part of our collective memory and a new game following Spielberg/Jackson's great 3D motion capture film w... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Setting new standards of a pocket dungeon H&S playable via StreetPass the game does but not match its full potential

    Heroes of Ruin

    Setting new standards of a pocket dungeon H&S playable via StreetPass the game does but not match its full potential

    Not quite a fairyland with kingdoms in ruins or paralyzed in comatose slumber: the sphinx Ataraxis--a giant lion with feathery wings--, Nexus's protector during fifty peaceful years following the War of Ruin, fallen vict... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    We often desire going back in time to fix everything when it's too late --here is the occasion: play this game.

    Inversion

    We often desire going back in time to fix everything when it's too late --here is the occasion: play this game.

    He was one of the lucky ones, with perhaps a bit too much private happiness to care about, yet the day the trouble arrives --his beloved daughter's birthday-- police officer Davis Russell sees his former life crumble jus... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Sorcery's great use of the PS Move controller makes it a welcome addition to the game library of any to-be Motion wizard

    Sorcery

    Sorcery's great use of the PS Move controller makes it a welcome addition to the game library of any to-be Motion wizard

    Be nice with your cat --she might in reality be a fairy princess hiding from her malicious mother, Lady Everfair aka the Nightmare Queen, drawn to the dark side of magic power and willing to cast it upon the entire Kingd... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A well-implemented portable version of Medal of Honor still worth being played on the PSP despite some dust...

    Medal of Honor Heroes

    A well-implemented portable version of Medal of Honor still worth being played on the PSP despite some dust...

    A longstanding World War II series like Medal of Honor has its traditional fanbase and to any devotee it may thus be of special interest to know also the portable version of the game. Historical settings can hardly be in... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A speedy but serious portable first-person shooter with an impressive enemy-per-square-inch ratio.

    Medal of Honor Heroes 2

    A speedy but serious portable first-person shooter with an impressive enemy-per-square-inch ratio.

    In the 21st century we are yet closer to the centenaries of World War I & II than to the historic events themselves; game franchises like Medal of Honor along with other media permit us to revisit the historical scenario... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Tactical thinking and magic on the background of an all at once funny, mystical, and psychologically plausible story

    Bleach: The 3rd Phantom

    Tactical thinking and magic on the background of an all at once funny, mystical, and psychologically plausible story

    "Soul Reapers are the spiritual guardians of the human world." -- "How many souls do you suppose there are in this world?" Unlike the other Bleach games, The 3rd Phantom is not purely a fighting game but a turn-based st... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Better than its bad reception suggests: varied skill and dialogue options grant replayability, despite broken gameplay

    Alpha Protocol

    Better than its bad reception suggests: varied skill and dialogue options grant replayability, despite broken gameplay

    A commercial passenger aircraft is downed in a missile strike in the Middle East, visibly a terrorist act, yet how would the public react when learning that the weapons were provided by an American defense contractor, Ha... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Its mixture allowing to add questing, fighting, and card-playing to the movie's experience makes the game standing out.

    DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda 2

    Its mixture allowing to add questing, fighting, and card-playing to the movie's experience makes the game standing out.

    Ponderous Po is the protagonist of the 2nd of the Kung Fu Panda games, following the eponymous computer-animated movies, now as the yet recognized Dragon Warrior butt-kicking wolves, gorillas, rhinos, crocodiles, even (m... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    No one gonna tango with Rango: original design, smooth gameplay, and witty story make the game entertaining for all ages

    Rango

    No one gonna tango with Rango: original design, smooth gameplay, and witty story make the game entertaining for all ages

    Kaboom: Beans' Daddy disappears with his shotgun after a strange meteorite crash. Fifteen years later, Sheriff Rango is protecting Western town Dirt's citizens from all troubles. Until eight days ago, when desert iguana ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Its amazing artistic design and good playability make this innovative Syndicate reboot one of the best shooters of 2012.

    Syndicate

    Its amazing artistic design and good playability make this innovative Syndicate reboot one of the best shooters of 2012.

    2069: A world without nations is ruled by huge corporations closely related to biotech and weapon research & development, and the over 15 billion souls counting humanity divided into adapted 57 percent of chipped and mar... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Its twisted, mystic plot, cinematic visuals, and excellent surround sound make The 3rd Birthday worth being played twice

    The 3rd Birthday

    Its twisted, mystic plot, cinematic visuals, and excellent surround sound make The 3rd Birthday worth being played twice

    The 3rd Birthday seems to have been intended to be a big console game, and its twisted plot, cinematic visuals, and excellent surround sound make it surely a great video game, though limited to the PSP and its mechanics.... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Wartime-but-fun open-world destruction game conveying neither Medal of Honor's authenticity nor Red Faction's austerity.

    The Saboteur

    Wartime-but-fun open-world destruction game conveying neither Medal of Honor's authenticity nor Red Faction's austerity.

    The Saboteur is a charming open-world destruction game likely to make one feel entirely happy weren't there those occasional functional and graphical flaws that could so easily have been avoided with a little more refine... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Thanks to Power Axe and Storm Bolter the Spice Marines provide hours of diverting action in both close and long range

    Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

    Thanks to Power Axe and Storm Bolter the Spice Marines provide hours of diverting action in both close and long range

    "Only in death does duty end" is the motto of the 8-foot-tall Space Marine supersoldiers ultra-loyal to the Emperor of mankind in Warhammer 40,000's first action shooter after the unsuccessful first-person Fire Warrior o... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The alarming vision of irresponsibly engaged PMCs serving as perfect purpose  for a great movie-like action game.

    Army of Two: The 40th Day

    The alarming vision of irresponsibly engaged PMCs serving as perfect purpose for a great movie-like action game.

    Dynamic with fast-paced action and shockingly realistic visuals Army of Two: The 40th Day appears quite a video game buddy version of popular action films the sort of Die Hard. In fact, buddying with either a human or A... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Great landscapes and lots of nitro, for any fan of the genre it might be worth being played despite its functional flaws

    nail'd

    Great landscapes and lots of nitro, for any fan of the genre it might be worth being played despite its functional flaws

    Nail'd (Deep Silver) is a thrilling off-road racer game for true enthusiasts of the genre, boost junkies, dirt drifters, and the likes looking for new landscapes to tackle with their stylish quads and motorcycles. Howeve... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    The necessary tactical coordination with either the human or AI partner makes Army of Two a more than average shooter...

    Army of Two

    The necessary tactical coordination with either the human or AI partner makes Army of Two a more than average shooter...

    Blam-blam, kaboom -- videogamers nostalgic for 1980s action movies will probably like this fast-paced third-person shooter released in 2008, parallel to the graphic novel (John Ney Rieber, Brandon McKinney) expanding its... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Joyful destruction and arcade shooter appeal allow for lighthearted diversion despite a somewhat superficial makeup

    Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon

    Joyful destruction and arcade shooter appeal allow for lighthearted diversion despite a somewhat superficial makeup

    Imagine our planet overrun by gigantic insect and robot enemies only the Earth Defense Force is prepared to confront. In this case, Earth is the fictional city of New Detroit, and the defense body Lightning Alpha, the E... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Not really new in neither plot nor elements yet thoroughly entertaining with batman-ish skills on a historic background.

    Captain America: Super Soldier

    Not really new in neither plot nor elements yet thoroughly entertaining with batman-ish skills on a historic background.

    So it has been the USA originating the real Nietzschean Uebermensch, concept favored by the Nazis in their political approach to eugenics, and quite ironically, just in order to finish with whose imperialist ambitions. ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Modern wannabe version of Dante's Inferno one might wish to play while drunk

    Shadows of the Damned

    Modern wannabe version of Dante's Inferno one might wish to play while drunk

    One might wish to play the game while drunk, at least as a woman, alcohol bottles serving as hell's medi-kits and may render insensible to the game's apparent misogynistic undertones, such as ''inside every good girl is ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Still worth a play for the hero's notoriety and charisma though one might be tempted to hope that it won't last forever

    Duke Nukem Forever

    Still worth a play for the hero's notoriety and charisma though one might be tempted to hope that it won't last forever

    Trying to be different is not always a recipe for success. At times it can work out, like in Bulletstorm with its "skillshots", yet it can also become all too ostentatious as is certainly the case for Duke Nukem Forever.... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Not outstanding from its gameplay point of view, the game yet allows to accompany Harry in his most important adventure

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

    Not outstanding from its gameplay point of view, the game yet allows to accompany Harry in his most important adventure

    People tend to be disappointed when seeing the cinematographic realization of a favorite book, yet the director's subjective reading will always differ from their own imagination, as more as s/he will also have to work w... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    In spite of its quite eclectic gameplay, Dante's singular quest through Hell makes the game worth being played in depth.

    Dante's Inferno: Shinkyoku Jigoku-Hen

    In spite of its quite eclectic gameplay, Dante's singular quest through Hell makes the game worth being played in depth.

    It doesn't always take an army of zombies to make a place wholly unpleasant: Greco-Roman mythology is full of fancy monsters of all kinds. For his epic "Divine Comedy" (as not being written in Latin), model for Dante's... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A little overrated after months of waiting the game's civilian approach to war still make it worthwhile playing

    Homefront

    A little overrated after months of waiting the game's civilian approach to war still make it worthwhile playing

    It possibly was to be like with Torberg's Aunt Jolesch's cake secret that there never had been enough of it, since the game ends way to soon just with one's being at ease. As with other premature video games, the amount... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Modern shooter based on an appealing concept and not at all mind-lacking despite some deliberately biased (re)views...

    Mindjack

    Modern shooter based on an appealing concept and not at all mind-lacking despite some deliberately biased (re)views...

    First of all: I liked the game, in spite of several GS nobles' quite ostentatious disdain suggesting outer rather than in-game reasons coming into play, and am thus eager to further explore the online possibilities offer... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful