User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.25/10

Total of 22 user reviews spread across 22 releases

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  • User Rating:8
    There Are Few True Heroes.

    Killzone: Shadow Fall

    There Are Few True Heroes.

    Thirty years after the destruction of Helghan in Killzone 3, the planet of Vekta is partitioned right across the middle, with half going to refugees to form New Helghan, a state which collapsed under the Vektan half's sa... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Not as good as Black Ops, but still a fine game.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

    Not as good as Black Ops, but still a fine game.

    The Call of Duty series has, for some time, been accused of resting on its laurels. Since the breakout success of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, the series has built a legion of fans - and detractors - for its insane r... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The Most Ambitious Game of Its Time.

    Duke Nukem 3D

    The Most Ambitious Game of Its Time.

    First-person shooters in the formative years since Doom were most easily characterized by their drab environments and their unrelenting seriousness. Doom had created its fair share of imitators, making the genre seem dr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    Quite Possibly the Best Bad Game Ever.

    Rogue Warrior

    Quite Possibly the Best Bad Game Ever.

    Dick Marcinko is a real person, but you'd be forgiven for thinking he was a stand-in for Duke Nukem in this ridiculous little game by the way he behaves. It's 1986, nearing the final years of the Cold War, and Mr. Ma... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    The sad ending to a long-running joke.

    Duke Nukem Forever

    The sad ending to a long-running joke.

    Just not thrilling. That's really the most one can say about this game, a 12+ year mess of development hubris. Considering there are likely people who were way too young to play Duke Nukem 3D who are old enough to p... Read Full Review

    7 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    If they wanted to ship half a game, how about charging half price?

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

    If they wanted to ship half a game, how about charging half price?

    (Keep in mind that this is based on the PlayStation 3 version of the game. Owners of the Xbox 360 version may have a different experience) Having thoroughly enjoyed the original Rainbow Six Vegas, I eagerly pre-ordere... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    The dead walk on the Wii in this collection of two phenomenal light gun games.

    The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return

    The dead walk on the Wii in this collection of two phenomenal light gun games.

    I mentioned in my Umbrella Chronicles review my annoyance at being unable to play House of the Dead 2 on my LCD television, which is a shame since it was one of my favorite Dreamcast games. Thus, it's easy to imagine tha... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Despite some annoying bugs, S.T.A.L.K.E.R easily creeps into the hearts of those who play it.

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

    Despite some annoying bugs, S.T.A.L.K.E.R easily creeps into the hearts of those who play it.

    One of the bugbears that normally prevents me from beating a PC game in atimely and efficient manner is when they're buggy. Whether it be anunreasonable amount of glitches, or just a few broken side questshere and there,... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Blast the undead senseless in this blood-stained stroll down memory lane.

    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

    Blast the undead senseless in this blood-stained stroll down memory lane.

    With my current LCD television, I'm unable to play House of the Dead 2 for Sega Dreamcast or Vampire Night for PS2 because traditional lightguns don't work on LCD screens. Yes, not being able to play House of the Dead 2 ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A good game that would have been great if the gameplay meant something.

    BioShock

    A good game that would have been great if the gameplay meant something.

    After a long wait, 2K Boston's Bioshock finally hits the Xbox 360, promising a great action/horror experience. However, while it delivers in some parts, there are flaws that just can't be ignored. First, let's talk a... Read Full Review

    13 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6
    Great game, crappy online mode.

    Tetris Evolution

    Great game, crappy online mode.

    Tetris. The series has endured for nearly as long as post-crash console gaming itself. Now, decades after the classic was unleashed on the Game Boy, the next generation gets its first Tetris game. However, it's someth... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The game that defined a generation is back with tweaked controls and sleek presentation.

    Doom

    The game that defined a generation is back with tweaked controls and sleek presentation.

    Doom is not the first game in the first-person shooter category. However, it is the game widely credited with popularizing the genre and bringing it into the mainstream in a time when the PC was dominated by adventure g... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.6
    Gimped online play and a horrible control pad ruin an otherwise spot-on port.

    Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting

    Gimped online play and a horrible control pad ruin an otherwise spot-on port.

    Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting. The name brings up memories of an amazing era in arcade gaming. Lines a mile long. Hot competition between the best, most passionate players in the world. The highlight of many of o... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.9
    How exactly did the white man take over if Native Americans never die?

    Prey

    How exactly did the white man take over if Native Americans never die?

    Prey is an odd one to review. On the one hand, it’s got quite a few ambitious concepts, an unusual occurrence in the largely generic first-person shooter genre. On the other hand, it’s way too damned easy and short for... Read Full Review

    10 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3
    Burnout Revenge is fast, but can make you furious.

    Burnout Revenge

    Burnout Revenge is fast, but can make you furious.

    Burnout Revenge is an intense racing game for the Xbox 360, emphasizing raw speed and impressive wrecks over many of the subtle nuances seen in games such as Ridge Racer and Gran Tourismo. Players don't really need to k... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    Perhaps a bit too frantic for its own good, but fun nonetheless.

    Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

    Perhaps a bit too frantic for its own good, but fun nonetheless.

    Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved is in a precarious position. To be blunt, it's the only thing worth buying on Xbox Live Arcade. A graphically simple game that relies exclusively on twitch reflexes, Geometry Wars: Retro Ev... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.9
    Like DOAX, this game is best suited for those who enjoy hunting unlockable goodies.

    Rumble Roses XX

    Like DOAX, this game is best suited for those who enjoy hunting unlockable goodies.

    No one went into this game expecting the greatest wrestling game in the world. Smackdown! vs. Raw 2007 is coming out in a few months for that. What people were expecting was a sexy, silly romp with the Roses, and Rumbl... Read Full Review

    9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7
    Not quite perfect, but more than enough, Megaman Maverick Hunter X justifies buying the PSP.

    Irregular Hunter X

    Not quite perfect, but more than enough, Megaman Maverick Hunter X justifies buying the PSP.

    Megaman X. It's one of the longer running series in the history of gaming, with a rabid cult following and the full support of it's publisher, Capcom. The series has had its' peaks and valleys, but the series as a who... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    For gamers with an itch for hardcore 2D action, the blue bomber scratches like none other.

    RockMan X4

    For gamers with an itch for hardcore 2D action, the blue bomber scratches like none other.

    At the time of Megaman X4's release, the PlayStation emphasized the system's 3D capabilities above everything else. However, some of the best games for the system were classic 2D platformers with unrelenting difficult... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.8
    A disaster in every sense of the word, Dragon Warrior VII doesn't earn its place in the legendary RPG franchise.

    Dragon Quest VII: Eden no Senshi-tachi

    A disaster in every sense of the word, Dragon Warrior VII doesn't earn its place in the legendary RPG franchise.

    Dragon Warrior VII excited me, and I really wanted to like it. It was from the series that got me into RPG gaming in the first place, and the memories of those masterpieces on the Nintendo Entertainment System made me ... Read Full Review

    4 of 15 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    It could have been great if it were polished more.  As it stands, however, it's very good.

    Castlevania: Curse of Darkness

    It could have been great if it were polished more. As it stands, however, it's very good.

    Castlevania: Curse of Darkness is the story of Hector, a devil forgemaster who turned his back on Count Dracula, only to be forced to fight again after one of his former co-workers murders his betrothed. As Hector, yo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4
    Old school gameplay meets new school presentation in the revival of a role-playing legend.

    Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi

    Old school gameplay meets new school presentation in the revival of a role-playing legend.

    After the misery that was the snail-paced Dragon Warrior VII, I was severely doubting whether I should bother getting Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King. However, having picked it up and logged in a large amo... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful