User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 37 user reviews spread across 37 releases
For all those 360 owners who want a great Japanese RPG for the system, Eternal Sonata is a must have.
The Xbox 360's extensive gaming library covers just about every genre. It’s got games for action afficionados, sports junkies, and a whole slew of arcade titles for the nostalgic gamer. But a great Japanese RPG has been ... Read Full Review14 of 15 users found the following review helpful
With a new combat system and yet another intriguing story, Final Fantasy XII breathes new life into the series.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. This is the approach that many game franchises take. Sure, they’ll make a few changes here and there, but the core game stays the same. Final Fantasy is at the top of that list. Despite p... Read Full Review13 of 13 users found the following review helpful
Gears of War shows what the next-generation of gaming should be, with adrenaline-pumping action and incredible visuals.
If you take a look at the ol' recipe for success in the video game cookbook, you'll be sure to find excessive violence, chaotic action, and incredible graphics. Gears of War of manages to include all of these ingredients... Read Full Review8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
Dead bodies lay across the beach, but you and your troops push on to win the battle. Welcome to Company of Heroes.
Your boat arrives at the sandy shore, but what awaits for many is death. Every enemy is ready, guns at their side. The crashing of waves is drowned out by immense fire, bullets flying everywhere. What was once your best ... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Ever had the longing to travel through time? If so, you probably found it difficult; due to the fact most don’t know how to build a time machine. But don’t let your head hang in sorrow, there is one alternative. You coul... Read Full Review18 of 20 users found the following review helpful
This just in - MVP Baseball has tested negative for performance-enhancing drugs. So no worries, it's just that good.
Americas pastime - baseball. Oh what great memories you bring. Going out to the ballpark with one’s dad, the sensation of catching a foul ball...steroids. Okay, maybe the latter isn’t something to reminisce, but who does... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Fiery portals to hell, evil demons, and dark princes, oh my Now it’s time for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Bethesda hit a home run in 2002 with Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. It offered a huge adventure, giving you total ... Read Full Review15 of 16 users found the following review helpful
In the world of Burnout 3, people cringe at the thought of using car insurance. Imagine a virtual reality where speeding doesn’t get you a ticket and crashing your car is a goal. This is Burnout 3: Takedown. In a market ... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
The life of a rock star - full of money, alcohol, and all out partying. Guitar Hero may not be able to provide the fun of passing out drunk on the floor, but it certainly captures the feel of rock in a video game. With a... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
I know that when I think of swords, massive battles, and orcs, I’m saying to myself, “Awesome!” That usual recipe for success is not apparent in Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders. Phantagram had previously made an RTS fo... Read Full Review4 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Ninjas - what’s there not to love? The swift moves of an acrobat, sword techniques known to few, assassins like no others. Imagine that put into a game with incredible action and phenomenal visuals. That’s exactly what N... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Battlefield 1942 for the PC was one of the biggest games of 2002. It featured some of the best online play of any game up to that time. So how exactly does EA and Digital Illusions top that? Well, how about taking that f... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
These are quotes from people close to World of Warcraft users: “What happened to my kid? He’d always do his homework and get good grades, but I can’t get him off that computer. Damn you World of Warcraft ” “Thank y... Read Full Review9 of 15 users found the following review helpful
With the release of ICO in 2001, a hidden gem emerged out of nowhere. With the game mainly consisting of escorting a young lady around with various puzzles and little combat, the word that may come to the mind of some is... Read Full Review9 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Dragon Quest VIII is a game that uses all of the elements of a classic RPG while adding its own twists to the game.
“Final Fantasy, Elder Scrolls, why are you taking so long for your next games to be released?” Things like this go through a lot of people’s minds nowadays as disinterest takes over the RPG genre. Back in the good old da... Read Full Review10 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Here's a game that uses its story and characters as its main factor, and it works. It's like playing out a movie.
Every year many games come out that are great, but don’t really bring anything new to the table. They may do many things right, but they’re missing something: innovation. With Indigo Prophecy, that is not the case. With ... Read Full Review8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
The Jak and Daxter and Ratchet and Clank series come to mind when most gamers think of the best platformers over the last few years. Along the way, the Sly Cooper series somehow didn’t get as much attention. The original... Read Full Review7 of 10 users found the following review helpful
Through the years, there have been all kinds of first person shooters released. There's the usual formula of a good combination of guns with some fast-paced action, and so on. But with F.E.A.R, Sierra has created somethi... Read Full Review8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
The Splinter Cell series has been here for a while. The first was a great game that was unique and took a different take on the stealth action genre. After the first Splinter Cell many people were comparing it to the Met... Read Full Review2 of 16 users found the following review helpful
God of War is one of the most anticipated games to come out this year. Many people have heard of it, and this mostly started at E3 2004. God of War was present at E3 2003, but didn’t get much attention. But the following... Read Full Review6 of 17 users found the following review helpful
Many people have played the first Call of Duty for the PC. It was a great game, and was recognized as one of the best first-person shooters for the PC. Now Call of Duty: Finest Hour has come along. It is a new Call of Du... Read Full Review2 of 9 users found the following review helpful
The first Fight Night that was released in 2004 was a great boxing game. It had many good things going for it, including great and unique controls. Now Fight Night Round 2 has come, and it is the best boxing game ever. I... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
The Gran Turismo series has been one of the best racing game genres ever. It’s strongest asset has been the realism. Now Gran Turismo 4 has taken this goal to new levels. It is easily the most realistic racing game ever.... Read Full Review18 of 46 users found the following review helpful
There have been many Star Wars titles releases. Some of the games being very good, and some pretty bad. But now Bioware has come along to create quite possibly the best Star Wars game to date. It mixes in many great elem... Read Full Review5 of 15 users found the following review helpful
An amazing accomplishment, that should be played by all RPG fans. You owe it to yourself to play Fable.
When people first heard about Fable, they all wondered what the end result would be. Peter Molyneux promised that Fable would raise the bar for RPGs, and would give you an experience that was like no other. When people f... Read Full Review1 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Rome Total War is another installment in the series of Total War games. The Total War games have been very good strategy games, but Rome Total War surpasses the previous games on every level. In doing so, Rome Total War ... Read Full Review2 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Many people have played Chrono Trigger. And they loved the game. It is known as one of the best RPGs ever. When fans of this game heard Chrono Cross was coming out, they eagerly waited it's release. But Chrono Cross isn'... Read Full Review3 of 9 users found the following review helpful
The first Halo in my opinion is the best FPS ever. This being said I was highly anticipating Halo 2 like many other people. I wondered if it could live up to the first Halo. And I am happy to say that it has. Halo was... Read Full Review4 of 12 users found the following review helpful
One of the scariest, most challenging, and best looking games ever. It will keep you entertained for a very long time.
The survival horror genre has been around for a while now. The peak of this genre is the Resident Evil series. It has always been able to deliver an experience like no other. But there have been problems with the series ... Read Full Review4 of 10 users found the following review helpful
The Meal Gear Solid series is one of the most recognized franchises in the video game industry. It brought the genre of stealth action games to the table. Now you see predecessors that have adapted from Metal Gears Solid... Read Full Review6 of 18 users found the following review helpful
Sega and EA Sports have had an ongoing rivalry with sports games for a long time. My opinion is that EA Sports has won just about every year until now. Sega has greatly improved their games this year, especially with ESP... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
The Suikoden series has been around for a while, and the two games before this one were pretty good. But after seeing the competition that they have had they improved the series greatly with Suikoden 3. The gameplay i... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I'll start off saying that this is one of the best ps2 games out and it's the best rpg for ps2. The transition from playstation to ps2 is perfect and makes the game better in a lot of ways. The gameplay has changed a ... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Throughout the years final fantasy games have amazed fans and have brought many fans. A lot of people who like final fantasy had never played the first two games, including me, until now. Final Fantasy 1 and 2 Dawn of... Read Full Review0 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Final Fantasy 9 is a great game, but it didn't shine as one of the greatest RPGs like FF7 and FF8. Even though FF9 isn't as great as previous Final Fantasy games, it is still one of the top RPGs out in stores. In FF9 ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
When I think of the greatest RPGs of all time three games come to mind. Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy 7, and Final Fantasy 8. With Final Fantasy 7 being so good I wondered if it were possible that Final Fnatsy 8 could be j... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Final Fantasy 7 is simply one of the most amazing games ever created. In my opinion, the only other games that can compete with this one as the best RPG ever are Chrono Cross and Final Fantasy 8. If you like RPGs you nee... Read Full Review4 of 8 users found the following review helpful