User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8/10

Total of 41 user reviews spread across 41 releases

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  • User Rating:9.5
    Awesome doesn't begin to describe this masterpiece.

    Demon's Souls

    Awesome doesn't begin to describe this masterpiece.

    Let me start by saying Demon's Souls is a superb RPG. It has a well designed combat system, an unique currency, an optional online component that allows cooperation or confrontation on the fly, memorable boss fights and ... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Alone in the Dark is an action horror game with memorable cinematic moments but it could use some improvement

    Alone in the Dark

    Alone in the Dark is an action horror game with memorable cinematic moments but it could use some improvement

    Alone in the Dark: Inferno is an action horror game that attempts to create an open world and an all purpose physics engine. It also comes with a series of high adrenaline boss fights and cinematic sequences where the pl... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    The series goes back to its fairy tale origins. Nice graphics and animations but it's hard not to miss the darker mood.

    Prince of Persia

    The series goes back to its fairy tale origins. Nice graphics and animations but it's hard not to miss the darker mood.

    Prince of Persia will be undoubtedly known for its boldness to change. From the Disney like Sands of Time to the dark and bloody Two Thrones and now back to fairy tales in 2008. The game's tone and focus has dramatically... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Aesthetically and technically impressive, Siren 3 is a great game, just not as much as its predecessors.

    SIREN: New Translation

    Aesthetically and technically impressive, Siren 3 is a great game, just not as much as its predecessors.

    Siren 3 tried a new approach to the series formula in a variety of ways. First, it was primarily sold in chapters, downloaded from PSN. Second, it attempted to rewrite the first and part of the second game with different... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    An interactive story done the right way.

    Fahrenheit

    An interactive story done the right way.

    Indigo Prophecy is a game with a new concept. It's main idea is to let you control the actions of several characters whose lives are connected to a series of ritualistic murders that happen in New York. Two cops, a pries... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
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Siren 2 improves the game play of its predecessor and stays faithful to its atmosphere and art style.

    Siren 2

    <br /> Siren 2 improves the game play of its predecessor and stays faithful to its atmosphere and art style.

    Just as any sequel, Siren 2 is better defined in comparison to its predecessor. While it's definitely an improvement in game play, most of its core elements remained the same. More of the same its not always bad and in S... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Hypothermia, raging flood currents and loose electric cables are your main enemies in your struggle to survive.

    Raw Danger!

    Hypothermia, raging flood currents and loose electric cables are your main enemies in your struggle to survive.

    Raw Danger is, simply put, a survival game. During the worst flood the world has ever seen, you get to control several characters whose quests for survival intertwine. Your missions include escaping from flooded building... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Land of the Dead can be very frustrating or just a funny experience with a somewhat bad zombie game

    Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green

    Land of the Dead can be very frustrating or just a funny experience with a somewhat bad zombie game

    Land of the Dead is a first person shooter based on George's Romero Land of the Dead. It puts you in the shoes of a farmer trying to survive an unexplained zombie outbreak. One given day, the dead decided to raise and ea... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Sanitarium is an amazing journey into the realm of memories and madness

    Sanitarium

    Sanitarium is an amazing journey into the realm of memories and madness

    Sanitarium is an old school adventure game, point and click style, that will take you into the shattered mind of a traumatized man in an attempt to restore his sanity by uncovering the facts that led to his tragedy. A... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Although it clearly benefited from a very good technical team, Rule of Rose sinks due to poor design choices.

    Rule of Rose

    Although it clearly benefited from a very good technical team, Rule of Rose sinks due to poor design choices.

    Rule of Rose had everything to be a great game. It managed to create an interesting atmosphere, sharp graphics, fitting soundtrack, sharp controls and even a nice presentation for each chapter. The only problem is that t... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Even though it suffers from numerous game play flaws, Martian Gothic still manages to hold your attention with its plot

    Martian Gothic: Unification

    Even though it suffers from numerous game play flaws, Martian Gothic still manages to hold your attention with its plot

    Martian Gothic takes place in an abandoned Martian base name Vita. Human scientists were conducting a series of analysis on an ancient site of a long gone Martian civilization and stumbled upon an old undying organism, c... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    Don't get turned down by the movie! Escape from Butcher Bay is an awesome game.

    The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay - Developer's Cut

    Don't get turned down by the movie! Escape from Butcher Bay is an awesome game.

    Games based on movies tend to be rushed productions and, as a general rule, don't live up to the movies they're based on. Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay reverts that logic, it's an awesome game based on a... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    Haunting Ground dares a different approach and often succeeds in providing an interesting game about a helpless girl.

    Haunting Ground

    Haunting Ground dares a different approach and often succeeds in providing an interesting game about a helpless girl.

    Haunting Ground is a successful attempt to provide a survival horror experience without guns, zombies, ghosts and with few enemies. That might sound boring but the game manages to keep the exploration a very interesting ... Read Full Review

    10 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3
    Devil May Cry provides hours of satisfying mindless fun.

    Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition

    Devil May Cry provides hours of satisfying mindless fun.

    Devil May Cry is all about action. No, really. It does everything on its power to make you hack wave after wave of enemies with increasingly difficult attack patterns, combat styles and awesome finishing blows without mu... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    More action and less horror is what one should expect from Resident Evil 4.

    Resident Evil 4

    More action and less horror is what one should expect from Resident Evil 4.

    Resident Evil 4 is not what one would expect from a Resident Evil game. It's a radical change from the game play seen in the former games. RE4 changes are not skin deep and affected the camera, mood, combat, weapons, puz... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3
    Fast-paced, gory and sensual, Bloodrayne is a nice action game, even 3 years after its release date.

    BloodRayne

    Fast-paced, gory and sensual, Bloodrayne is a nice action game, even 3 years after its release date.

    Bloodrayne puts you in control of Rayne, a cold blooded and sensual vampire whose objective is to hunt down and eliminate Nazi soldiers. Dead simple, eh? The plot is very bad in Bloodrayne but it's easy do ignore it s... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Fatal Frame III offers a creepy story and the best game play of the series.

    Zero: Shisei no Koe

    Fatal Frame III offers a creepy story and the best game play of the series.

    Fatal Frame III is a tribute to all Fatal Frame fans. Not only it thrives on the best game play of its predecessors but its plot intertwines with the previous games, which will undoubtedly please anyone that played Fatal... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    Shadow of Destiny is a simple yet adictive adventure game with a solid plot and great replay value.

    Shadow of Memories

    Shadow of Destiny is a simple yet adictive adventure game with a solid plot and great replay value.

    Shadow of Destiny presents us with the story of Eike, a young man that rely on a time travelling device to solve the mysteries around his own murder. Weird as it may seem, Eike is murdered at the very start of the gam... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Mortal Kombat in Prince of Persia style

    Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks

    Mortal Kombat in Prince of Persia style

    Mortal Kombat: Shao Lin Monks is not what one would expect from a Mortal Kombat game. Since the release of Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, the franchise is experiencing different styles of game play. It began as sim... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Fatal Frame 2 managed to improved the first game in every aspect and yet remained true to the series' atmosphere.

    Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly

    Fatal Frame 2 managed to improved the first game in every aspect and yet remained true to the series' atmosphere.

    Fatal Frame 2 is a survival horror game that takes place in a desolated village devastated by a mythical catastrophe. You play the game as Mio, a young girl that finds herself trapped in the village with her twin sis... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Kuon offers a mythical survival horror experience in feudal Japan.

    Kuon

    Kuon offers a mythical survival horror experience in feudal Japan.

    Kuon is a survival horror game that games place in feudal Japan. It's rather faithful to most basic gameplay premises of survival horror games such as camera angles and puzzle solving but it does add some new touches her... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic takes turn based strategy one step further.

    Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

    Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic takes turn based strategy one step further.

    Age of Wonders is a turn based strategy game centered around building your cities, hiring troops, researching spells and using heroes to whack your enemies. It may sound like a clone from Heroes of Might and Magic bu... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2
    Veronica's Code is an excellent survival horror game. A paragon for all future Resident Evil Games.

    Resident Evil Code: Veronica X

    Veronica's Code is an excellent survival horror game. A paragon for all future Resident Evil Games.

    Resident Evil: Veronica's Code is all what one would expect from a Resident Evil game. Cool characters, lots of zombies, puzzles, locked doors and wicked bosses. I'd say it's the summit of a survival horror series that s... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    Ghosthunter is an enticing action game with some light survival horror touches.

    Ghosthunter

    Ghosthunter is an enticing action game with some light survival horror touches.

    Ghosthunter is a rather interesting game that managed to add a few cartoony elements to the graveness of the survival horror genre. The story starts with the usual eerie elements that permeate horror games: a school w... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Cold Fear offers a good mixture of shooter and survival horror but fails to deliver a good story.

    Cold Fear

    Cold Fear offers a good mixture of shooter and survival horror but fails to deliver a good story.

    Cold Fear is an action game, a shooter, highly inspired in the survival horror genre but without a deep storyline behind. In fact, the game's background is its main flaw. The game puts you on the shoes of an American ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3
    Champions of Norrath repeats the successful formula of its predecessors with a few twists and gameplay improvements.

    Champions of Norrath

    Champions of Norrath repeats the successful formula of its predecessors with a few twists and gameplay improvements.

    Champions of Norrath is exactly what one would expect of it. No more, no less. It lays its grounds on the general gameplay established by Diablo with few innovations, a different setting and some colorless background sto... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    A bland offline experience, Monster Hunter can be quite entertaining when played online.

    Monster Hunter

    A bland offline experience, Monster Hunter can be quite entertaining when played online.

    Monster Hunter presents quite a challenge in terms of review. It's a game where the sheer number of misconceptions and bad ideas match the volume of innovations and nice touches. It's hard to call MH a MMORPG. If I said ... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    Prince of Persia offers a simple yet very solid gameplay bathed in a nice and captivating story.

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    Prince of Persia offers a simple yet very solid gameplay bathed in a nice and captivating story.

    It's impossible not to know anything about the original (or an earlier) version of Prince of Persia. The game consisted of several dungeons levels whose completion revolved around jumping, dodging, pushing the correct le... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    MK: Deception sharpens the edges and improves the gameplay of the already successful MK: Deadly Alliance.

    Mortal Kombat: Deception

    MK: Deception sharpens the edges and improves the gameplay of the already successful MK: Deadly Alliance.

    MK:Deception is a very nice improvement of MK: Deadly Alliance. Altough that might sound bad, the game seems to be the result of a careful analisys and of a what-could've-been-better thought. The result was a satisfying ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    Phantom Brave is a masterpiece in terms of strategy and gameplay. It's only flaw lies in it's shallow and childish story

    Phantom Brave (Limited Edition)

    Phantom Brave is a masterpiece in terms of strategy and gameplay. It's only flaw lies in it's shallow and childish story

    Phantom Brave is the PS2 version of the old tactical-RPG genre. The gameplay is similar to the older Ogre Tactics series and Final Fantasy Tactics. You basically control a squad of characters through lots of battles on s... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    Psi-Ops combines gameplay, level design and psi-powers in an interesting and captivating experience.

    Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy

    Psi-Ops combines gameplay, level design and psi-powers in an interesting and captivating experience.

    My first contact with a console shooter was The Suffering. I always liked my keyboard and mouse and would never trade it for the "simplicity" of a PS2 pad but my PC got old and instead of spending some bucks on upgrades ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7
    X-MEN Legends is a solid multiplayer action RPG that deserves to be played.

    X-Men Legends

    X-MEN Legends is a solid multiplayer action RPG that deserves to be played.

    I've been following X-MEN Legends since I came in contact with those tiny but great gameplay videos that displayed several characters doing what is best in the game: combat. Enthralled by the characters abilities (mainly... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    Need For Speed Underground is one of those wonderful driving games that fascinates even those who dislike driving.

    Need for Speed Underground

    Need For Speed Underground is one of those wonderful driving games that fascinates even those who dislike driving.

    I'm not a big fan of driving games. As a matter of fact I'm not interested in cars, either. I walk to work and hate traffic. A natural born pedestrian. It may seem that I'm not qualified for reviewing such games but i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3
    Resident Outbreak is a good solo game with a bit of online fun.

    BioHazard Outbreak (PlayStation 2 the Best)

    Resident Outbreak is a good solo game with a bit of online fun.

    I bought RE:Outbreak out of curiosity. The whole idea of playing a survival horror game with a friend appealed to me greatly. Game previews were good and I fancied some of the characters unique features. It arrived ho... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    Konami's Gradius V breaths new life into side scrolers.

    Gradius V

    Konami's Gradius V breaths new life into side scrolers.

    I'm a bit biased when it comes to Konami's side scrollers. I've been playing such games since the first Nemesis game in the MSX and I'm still a big fan. Bias aside, Gradius V is surely not just a game for fans. Even i... Read Full Review

    2 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.3
    Lords of the Realm III fails to revive the pleasure of playing LOR I.

    Lords of the Realm III

    Lords of the Realm III fails to revive the pleasure of playing LOR I.

    I got excited from the very moment I heard about the development of LOR3. I am a great fan of the first game, an addictive feud administration game with bad graphics but great "hot seat" multiplayer. I first thought t... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1
    Siren is not everyone's game. You'll either fall in love with it or just leave it to gather dust in your shelf.

    Forbidden Siren

    Siren is not everyone's game. You'll either fall in love with it or just leave it to gather dust in your shelf.

    Siren is not your typical survival horror game. Some brand new game mechanics have been introduced in the genre and the game became a "love or hate it" experience. For starters, you do not play as a single character. ... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Way of the Samurai 2 could've been the perfect samurai game. A proof that game development takes more than a great idea.

    Samurai Dou 2: Way of the Samurai 2

    Way of the Samurai 2 could've been the perfect samurai game. A proof that game development takes more than a great idea.

    I've played and enjoyed the first Way of the Samurai. It's a tough game with an innovative gameplay and immersive background. It had some bothersome flaws but it was more than just an ok game. The release of the seque... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    The Suffering proves that horror and action can go together.

    The Suffering

    The Suffering proves that horror and action can go together.

    I'm not a fan of console shooters. As a matter of fact I just bought "The Suffering" 'cause my PC graphics cards would not handle it. I was pleasently surprised by the game. It took me some time to adjust to control t... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    Street Fighter Anniversary Collection is a memento.

    Street Fighter Anniversary Collection

    Street Fighter Anniversary Collection is a memento.

    I bought Street Fighter Anniversary Collection to recollect the good memories of waking up early and going downtown to play Street Fighter II in the local Arcade. I was young and had to save lunch money in order to play ... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful