User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.65/10

Total of 109 user reviews spread across 109 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
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  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  7. 4
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  • User Rating:9
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Easily one of the best games from 2001 and one of the best games for N64.

    Mario Story

    <br /> Easily one of the best games from 2001 and one of the best games for N64.

    Paper Mario is Mario's 2nd RPG and is a spiritual successor to his first RPG which was Super Mario RPG Legend of the 7 Stars which was also a great game and regarded by many as one of the best RPGs during the 16-Bit era,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the best 16-Bit RPGs.The first Mario RPG and first game to merge the charm of the Mario universe with RPG element

    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

    One of the best 16-Bit RPGs.The first Mario RPG and first game to merge the charm of the Mario universe with RPG element

    Super Mario RPG Legend of the 7 Stars is one of the best RPGs from the 16-Bit gen.It was developed by Square,the company that has developed so many great RPGs and Super Mario's creator Shigeru Miyamoto was involved in Su... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    It's games like this that are the reason why I love Japanese games and JRPGs.

    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

    It's games like this that are the reason why I love Japanese games and JRPGs.

    Paper Mario Thousand Year Door is a very pleasant experience and games such as it are the reason JRPGs are my favorite types of games.It's story is creative and presented in an entertaining way and it's game play has old... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    So-so story but satisfying gameplay(for online and offline)and has a beautiful and colorful world.

    Shirokishi Monogatari: Hikari to Yami no Kakusei

    So-so story but satisfying gameplay(for online and offline)and has a beautiful and colorful world.

    When I heard about White Knight Chronicles 2 being in development I was kinda excited because I enjoyed the first WKC game because I found it's story interesting,I liked it's old style JRPG goodness such as having town... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Some of the best Tekken gameplay I've experienced,surprisingly good story presentation but has problematic online play

    Tekken 6

    Some of the best Tekken gameplay I've experienced,surprisingly good story presentation but has problematic online play

    I was a big fan of Tekken 2 through to Tekken 5 and also enjoyed the first Tekken Tag Tournament game.As for Tekken 6,well it's an incredibly deep fighting game with an enormous number of different moves for each charact... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    An JRPG with western(cowboy style) and Sci Fi influences with emotional story elements and a unique battle system.

    Wild Arms: The 4th Detonator

    An JRPG with western(cowboy style) and Sci Fi influences with emotional story elements and a unique battle system.

    Wild Arms 4 is one of my favorite games from the 6th gen.Yes it's a JRPG with a futuristic western/Sci Fi theme but it's story setting and story in general have a lot of creativity,so does it's battle system and most of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    It's a free-to-play Tekken game but it's arcade mode sucks but if you like playing online it has something to offer.

    Tekken Revolution

    It's a free-to-play Tekken game but it's arcade mode sucks but if you like playing online it has something to offer.

    Tekken Revolution is free to play to an extent,you'll need tokens to play any of the game's three modes which are arcade,ranked and player and the tokens will restore after a certain amount of time.Arcade tokens restore ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen.Has an interesting story and a great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss

    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen.Has an interesting story and a great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss is one of the best 6th Gen RPGs I've played and it's good enough to have been rereleased for 3DS. It's storytelling is great and it has a great love story and it's story in general is very heartfelt... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen now available for handheld.Has an interesting story and great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss

    One of the best RPGs from the 6th gen now available for handheld.Has an interesting story and great love story.

    Tales of the Abyss is one of the best 6th Gen RPGs I've played and now it's available for 3DS. It's storytelling is great and it has a great love story and it's story in general is very heartfelt and creative and it's... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    It's fun but not a memorable Super Mario game and it's big focus on coin collecting may or may not be to your liking.

    New Super Mario Bros. 2

    It's fun but not a memorable Super Mario game and it's big focus on coin collecting may or may not be to your liking.

    New Super Mario Bros 2 is a fun game but it's a bit disappointing at the same time.It's level designs are fun and often challenging without being painfully difficult but it's levels are too short.I like how the levels ta... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Another great Bioware RPG.

    Dragon Age: Origins

    Another great Bioware RPG.

    Dragon Age Origins is another great RPG from Bioware.It's story has a few emotional and interesting moments but it's main plot revolves around cliches that I've seen in other fantasy stories. It's story is set in a me... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the most atmospheric games I've played,set in an underwater city.Even if you don't like FPS you should play it.

    BioShock

    One of the most atmospheric games I've played,set in an underwater city.Even if you don't like FPS you should play it.

    I am not a FPS fan,in fact the FPS genre is amongst my least favorite genres but Bioshock is one of the top games I've played from the 7th generation of video games. The thing that makes Bioshock stand out to me the m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Dark and beautiful with a heartfelt love story and captivating story and great customization options.

    Shadow Hearts II

    Dark and beautiful with a heartfelt love story and captivating story and great customization options.

    I'm a big JRPG fan and I've played lots of JRPGs on my Playstation 2 and Shadow Hearts Covenant is not only one of my top 4 favorite JRPGs for the Playstation 2 it's also one of my top 5 favorite Playstation 2 game... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best JRPGs I've played in years.Beautiful with charm,romances,great story and tactical battle system.

    Fire Emblem: Kakusei

    One of the best JRPGs I've played in years.Beautiful with charm,romances,great story and tactical battle system.

    Fire Emblem Awakening is the first Fire Emblem game I've played and I can safely say it's one of the best and most addicting games I've played over the last few years. There's numerous reasons why this game is great... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    An intriguing mystery story that's beautifully presented.

    Another Code:R - Kioku no Tobira

    An intriguing mystery story that's beautifully presented.

    Another Code:R-A Journey into Lost Memories,which I'll abbreviate as ACR is a sequel to a well-received title named Another Code:Two memories.ACR is much like a murder mystery story presented like a visual novel and it h... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Creative and emotional story in this Sci Fi/Medieval JRPG.An epic adventure.

    Star Ocean: Till the End of Time

    Creative and emotional story in this Sci Fi/Medieval JRPG.An epic adventure.

    Star Ocean Till The End of Time is also known as Star Ocean 3 and it was a very enjoyable and unique experience because it has a nice blend of Sci Fi and medieval technolgical periods and some incredible plot twists,emot... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
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Morbid atmosphere,horrifying enemies and great new gameplay enhancements for the series.<br />

    Resident Evil 4

    <br /> Morbid atmosphere,horrifying enemies and great new gameplay enhancements for the series.<br />

    RE4 is a great advancement in the RE series because it's front on view gives you a real feel and close up view of the environment/environmental objects and it allows you to see the psychotic look in the eyes of the psych... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    If you want an RPG with a beautiful love story,exciting story moments,and lovely world,look no further.<br />
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    Final Fantasy VIII (Platinum)

    If you want an RPG with a beautiful love story,exciting story moments,and lovely world,look no further.<br /> <br />

    FFVIII is a beautiful RPG,with a wonderful love story,an interesting story in general and a unique battle/levelling up system. The story is about an anti-social guy named Squall,who attends a University named Balamb G... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A surprisingly good and well presented story and good mission designs and new gameplay features make it the best DW game

    Shin Sangoku Musou 6

    A surprisingly good and well presented story and good mission designs and new gameplay features make it the best DW game

    Years before I played Dynasty Warriors 7 I played Dyansty Warriors 5 and 6 and I liked them mainly because of their gameplay although their stories didn't wow me much.I decided to give Dynasty Warriors 7 a try because ma... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Another beautiful Tales JRPG with a heartfelt story.

    Tales of Graces f

    Another beautiful Tales JRPG with a heartfelt story.

    Tales of Graces(ToG) is one of the better JRPGs I've played from the 7th gen.If you know anything about JRPGs at all you've probably heard of the Tales series and it's a series that's produced lots of great JRPGs(same li... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Combines what we love about JRPGs(creative story telling,a love story etc.)with a huge MMORPG style world.

    Xenoblade

    Combines what we love about JRPGs(creative story telling,a love story etc.)with a huge MMORPG style world.

    Xenoblade brings the best of JRPGs and open-world style WRPGs together.Like most JRPGs,Xenoblade is story driven,romance plays a big part in it's story,it's story is creative and mixes things such as Sci Fi and mythology... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Journey is a truly spiritual experience.

    Journey

    Journey is a truly spiritual experience.

    Journey is a truly spiritual experience. You play as a mysterious hooded character in a mysterious but beautiful world.In the world you'll see ruins and remnants of civilizations but the story doesn't make it clear wh... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Studio Ghibli and level 5 have brought us a wonderful JRPG.Charming,great animated story scenes,great battle system.

    Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou

    Studio Ghibli and level 5 have brought us a wonderful JRPG.Charming,great animated story scenes,great battle system.

    Ni No Kuni brings many of the things that old school JRPG fans love as well as giving us a creative real-time battle system which I find fun to use and quite tactical. Ni No Kuni's story takes place in two different w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    An epic journey that will take you all over time with diverse characters from numerous time periods.A timeless classic.

    Chrono Trigger

    An epic journey that will take you all over time with diverse characters from numerous time periods.A timeless classic.

    Chrono Trigger is a timeless classic,released back in 1995,developed by Square and the likes of Sakaguchi(Final Fantasy creator who wrote the story for many popular Final Fantasy games),Kitase(director of the development... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    An epic journey that will take you all over time with diverse characters from numerous time periods.A timeless classic.

    Chrono Trigger

    An epic journey that will take you all over time with diverse characters from numerous time periods.A timeless classic.

    Chrono Trigger is a timeless classic,released back in 1995,developed by Square and the likes of Sakaguchi(Final Fantasy creator who wrote the story for many popular Final Fantasy games),Kitase(director of the development... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    My favorite Vita exclusive(not counting remakes)so far.

    Shin Sangoku Musou Next

    My favorite Vita exclusive(not counting remakes)so far.

    The Dynasty Warriors series is very popular in Asia but in the west it receives more mixed reactions and is known as being repetitive or being milked but the same could be said about all those Halo and CoD games which ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of my favorite RPGs from this gen.

    Tales of Vesperia

    One of my favorite RPGs from this gen.

    Tales of Vesperia was a delightful experience for me and is one of the best RPGs I've played this gen The story for the game is set in a fantasy world where a kingdom is surrounded by some sort of barrier powered by s... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A great sandbox,post apocalyptic world RPG.

    Fallout 3

    A great sandbox,post apocalyptic world RPG.

    Fallout 3 is a sandbox style RPG that's set in a post apocalyptic world.I found the game to be addictive because it's world is massive and you can spend hours exploring it and I like the detail the world has such as se... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A great action RPG with a fresh feel to it.

    Subarashiki Kono Sekai: It's a Wonderful World

    A great action RPG with a fresh feel to it.

    The World Ends With You(TWEWY)is a very entertaining RPG,It has a fresh,original feel to it and is set in modern Tokyo. The main character is named Neku Sakabara,who is an anti social guy and he finds himself in s... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Great music,beautiful environments and what's not to love about Vocaloids?

    Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f

    Great music,beautiful environments and what's not to love about Vocaloids?

    Hatsune Miku Project Diva f is the only Hatsune Miku Project Diva game I've played so I can't compare it to the other ones,but I can say it was an enjoyable experience even though I'm not a big fan of music/rhy... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the best arcade style beat em ups I've played.

    Alien vs. Predator

    One of the best arcade style beat em ups I've played.

    After experiencing the greatness from Final Fight,Golden Axe,Warriors of Fate,the TMNT beat em up games as well as playing a bunch of generic beat em up games,I had started to grow tired of the genre but Alien vs Predato... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    I really want to like this cult classic Japanese game,but I can't.

    Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness

    I really want to like this cult classic Japanese game,but I can't.

    It's a one on one arcade fighting game that was released in Japan in 1994 for arcades/CPS2 and it has never been officially released out side of Japan.It was developed by Capcom. First off,let me say I enjoyed the 'Ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    It's a decent fighting game by Capcom,feels kinda like Street Fighter with a Halloween twist.

    Vampire: The Night Warriors

    It's a decent fighting game by Capcom,feels kinda like Street Fighter with a Halloween twist.

    I've only played the arcade version of DS TNW and since it isn't listed on Gamespot's database I thought I'd submit my review of it here since I'm assuming the Playstation version oF DS TNW plays very similary to the a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Fun,fast-paced but hard arcade style mech suit beat em up with decent story presentation.

    Powered Gear

    Fun,fast-paced but hard arcade style mech suit beat em up with decent story presentation.

    Original Japanese name is 'Powered Gear',it's an arcade style beat em up developed by Capcom and released in late 1994 for arcade machines although the CPS2 could run the arcade version of the game too, In this arcad... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Review for the Japanese version(Street Fighter Zero 2).<br />

    Street Fighter Zero 2

    Review for the Japanese version(Street Fighter Zero 2).<br />

    You're probably wondering what's the difference between the Japanese and U.S versions of this game besides language differences? The CPU opponents for the U.S version of this game are much more difficult to beat where as... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Traditional Mega Man gameplay in a one on one fighting game.

    RockMan 2: The Power Fighters

    Traditional Mega Man gameplay in a one on one fighting game.

    Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters feels part fighting game and part shoot em up.The gameplay uses the mechanics from the traditional Mega Man games such as 2D gameplay,being able to shoot rapidly,being able to charge up you... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Saving the Eco system and colorful visuals aren't enough to make me enjoy this side-scrolling shoot em up.

    Ultimate Ecology

    Saving the Eco system and colorful visuals aren't enough to make me enjoy this side-scrolling shoot em up.

    It's a side-scrolling shoot em up that was developed by Capcom and released in 1992.The theme of the game is saving nature and you'll use a ship that has a rotating ball that can shoot weaponfire which is nice so you don... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Follow the Moskva.

    Phantasy Star II: Kaerazaru Toki no Owari ni

    Follow the Moskva.

    Phantasy Star II is an important part of gaming history.It was the first 16-Bit console RPG and it set a new standard for character-driven stories that actually make you care about the characters.Final Fantasy and Drago... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Rarely in gaming you'll experience a story this great with such a large and interesting cast of characters.

    Final Fantasy VI Advance

    Rarely in gaming you'll experience a story this great with such a large and interesting cast of characters.

    Final Fantasy VI is easily one of the best 16-Bit RPG titles ever made and is also regarded by many people as not just one of the best RPGs ever made but also as one of the best games of all-time. FFVI's development ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Breathtaking scenery and some of the best visuals I've seen on a handheld with more great Uncharted style gameplay.

    Uncharted: Chizu no Bouken no Hajimari

    Breathtaking scenery and some of the best visuals I've seen on a handheld with more great Uncharted style gameplay.

    Uncharted Golden Abyss was a great launch title for the Vita because it showboats the Vita's graphical capabilities and it's a very fun and playable game and has some good touch screen elements for gameplay. Speakin... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful