User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.33/10

Total of 38 user ratings spread across 38 releases

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  • Rating:5

    Red Faction: Armageddon

  • Rating:6.5

    Metro 2033

  • Rating:6.5

    Jade Empire

  • Rating:8.5

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

  • Rating:9.5

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

  • Rating:7.5

    Mass Effect 3

  • Rating:9.5

    Saints Row: The Third

  • Rating:8

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

  • Rating:7

    Vessel

  • Rating:8

    Syndicate

  • Rating:9

    Renegade Ops

  • Review Score:9
    Multiplayer aside, Dead Space 2 provides the atmosphere, tension and thrills that AAA action titles rarely deliver.

    Dead Space 2

    Multiplayer aside, Dead Space 2 provides the atmosphere, tension and thrills that AAA action titles rarely deliver.

    There was a point in Dead Space 2 where, alarms were going off, lights were flashing an ominous orange. I dimly recalled this sequence from the original Dead Space, which meant I also recalled how it ended. Spinning left... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Batman returns in terrific form, building on the near flawless groundwork of Arkham Asylum to varying degrees of success

    Batman: Arkham City

    Batman returns in terrific form, building on the near flawless groundwork of Arkham Asylum to varying degrees of success

    If you want to talk about surprises in gaming you talk about Batman: Arkham Asylum. A videogame based off a hugely popular comic and film franchise is almost certainly doomed mediocrity, yet the then unknown Rocksteady t... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Supergiant Game's debut couldn't be more impressive if it tried

    Bastion

    Supergiant Game's debut couldn't be more impressive if it tried

    Supergiant Game's Bastion can be described in many different ways depending on your understanding of its intent. Some would boil it down to an isometric action-RPG, others would describe it as a quirky story-driven indie... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Rayman Origins

  • Review Score:9
    By any standard you go by; God of War 3 is a phenomenal action experience that rounds off Kratos's adventures in style.

    God of War III

    By any standard you go by; God of War 3 is a phenomenal action experience that rounds off Kratos's adventures in style.

    How do you follow up on a yardstick? It's a question that only the very best developers have to answer; how do you make a sequel to one of the greatest games ever made? Do you pump it out a year later and cash in on the ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Uninspiring artistic direction, gameplay changes and a weak story make this otherwise superb FPS an unworthy sequel

    Resistance 2

    Uninspiring artistic direction, gameplay changes and a weak story make this otherwise superb FPS an unworthy sequel

    Presentation/Synopsis: Insomniac's Resistance Fall of Man was what made the PS3 worth buying back in 2006 and ensured 360 owners would sit up and take notice. Stable and impressive graphics, superb enemy AI that rival... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Crysis 2

  • Review Score:8
    Crytek create a strong campaign and a enjoyable multiplayer which is brought down by a plethora of bugs and oddities

    Crysis 2

    Crytek create a strong campaign and a enjoyable multiplayer which is brought down by a plethora of bugs and oddities

    Crysis will always be a point of contention amongst the sad fraternity known as "gamers". For PC gamers it is (was) the last bastion of their world beyond the RTS and MMO genres. "Can I run Crysis?" the moniker of many a... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    inFamous 2

  • Rating:9

    God of War Collection

  • Review Score:9
    Two of the greatest action games ever made are remastered in HD in all their bloody glory. Go. Buy.

    God of War Collection (Ultimate Combo Pack)

    Two of the greatest action games ever made are remastered in HD in all their bloody glory. Go. Buy.

    If ever there was a series that defined the waning years of the Playstation 2 system it would be God of War. The two games not only defined how modern action games would be designed from then on, they ushered in an era o... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal

  • Rating:9.5

    Portal 2

  • Review Score:9.5
    Limited only by its brevity and technical shortcomings, Portal 2 is probably the best game you will  play this year.

    Portal 2

    Limited only by its brevity and technical shortcomings, Portal 2 is probably the best game you will play this year.

    In 2007 the original Portal was packaged as an interesting experiment sandwiched between two genre heavy-weights, Half Life 2 and Team Fortress 2.Far from being overshadowed by it's more value-laden brethren Portal's uni... Read Full Review

    7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Superb combat and an action oriented focus make Ratchet and Clank UYA one of the best games ever released on the PS2

    Ratchet & Clank 3 (Platinum)

    Superb combat and an action oriented focus make Ratchet and Clank UYA one of the best games ever released on the PS2

    Ratchet and Clank was one three Sony first party series on the PS2 designed to provide the revenue to power Sony's console through the early 2000's. Released back in 2002 the original garnered a significant cult followin... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Split/Second

  • Review Score:7.5
    Split/Second's destructive gimmickry coupled with its flash presentation will only hold your interest for so long

    Split/Second

    Split/Second's destructive gimmickry coupled with its flash presentation will only hold your interest for so long

    In recent years the sub-genre of arcade racing games has been slowly approaching extinction. The countless Need for Speed titles pumped out by Black Box Studios at the behest of EA killed many arcade fans' enthusiasm for... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time

  • Review Score:9
    Insomniac cut the Ratchet formula down to its core components and give us the best game in the series

    Ratchet & Clank Future 2

    Insomniac cut the Ratchet formula down to its core components and give us the best game in the series

    This is my review for Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time Presentation: A Crack in Time picks up directly from where the disappointingly short Quest for Booty left off, Clank has been kidnapped by Dr Nefarious, the ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Sucker Punch's exceptional gameplay and strong story is marred by an unimaginative world and poor design choices

    inFamous

    Sucker Punch's exceptional gameplay and strong story is marred by an unimaginative world and poor design choices

    This is my review for inFamous Presentation/Synopsis: inFamous starts with a literal bang, there's no difficulty select, simply pressing start will throw you into the infamous story. It's a strong opening, displayi... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Fall of Man steals and modifies the best elements of past games to make a remarkable and enjoyable if unoriginal FPS

    Resistance: Fall of Man

    Fall of Man steals and modifies the best elements of past games to make a remarkable and enjoyable if unoriginal FPS

    Over the past 4 years the Playstation 3 has more than justified its existence through a series of fantastic games, however in 2006 when the PS3 was released at the worst possible point in time when the Xbox 360 was just ... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Technical issues and derivative design choices drag down this addictive and challenging zombie flick from Housemarque

    Dead Nation

    Technical issues and derivative design choices drag down this addictive and challenging zombie flick from Housemarque

    This is my review for Dead Nation (this review is specifically of Dead Nation sourced from the welcome back program) Presentation/Synopsis: Dead Nation wants to be an 80's movie. The kind of exploitation/horror ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Cracking art design, glorious humour and the best team-based play online make TF2 all the multiplayer you will ever need

    Team Fortress 2

    Cracking art design, glorious humour and the best team-based play online make TF2 all the multiplayer you will ever need

    This is my review for Team Fortress 2 Valve is a special company. We all know that by now, the Half Life games, Counter-Strike and Left4 Dead have all shown us that when it comes to the first-person perspective, Valve... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Team Fortress 2

  • Review Score:9
    Sucker Punch have honed, polished and listened to the feedback. Culminating in the best action game this year. Buy it

    inFamous 2

    Sucker Punch have honed, polished and listened to the feedback. Culminating in the best action game this year. Buy it

    This is my review for inFamous 2 Presentation: Immediately, inFamous 2 asks you whether you want to continue with your "infamous story" from the first game ala Mass Effect 2. The differences if you take this option... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    The Sly Collection

  • Review Score:8.5
    3 whole games remastered in glorious HD. If you love platformers, you owe it to yourself to pick this one up

    The Sly Trilogy

    3 whole games remastered in glorious HD. If you love platformers, you owe it to yourself to pick this one up

    This is my review for the Sly Collection (will not contain spoilers, much) Presentation: Sly starts well, its the kind of cartoony action filled opening that you expect from a great heist movie. Sucker Punch knows ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful