User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.16/10

Total of 41 user reviews spread across 41 releases

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  • User Rating 6.5
    Despite its best efforts, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is an ambitious sequel that fails more than it succeeds.

    Final Fantasy XIII-2

    Rated on November 05, 2012 by asian_pride69

    Despite its best efforts, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is an ambitious sequel that fails more than it succeeds.

    Final Fantasy XIII was a polarizing role-playing title when it was released in 2010. The linearity, auto-combat, and story were both panned as much as they were praised. Overall, I thought it was a go...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    There's a great deal to enjoy about Revelations, but it unfortunately doesn't quite live up to its title.

    Assassin's Creed: Revelations

    Rated on December 10, 2011 by asian_pride69

    There's a great deal to enjoy about Revelations, but it unfortunately doesn't quite live up to its title.

    The success of Assassin's Creed II can be attributed to Ubisoft's motivation to address the core problems of the original game. Along came Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood shortly afterwards, and surpris...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Rocksteady sets the bar high for action adventure games, expanding on an already excellent Batman formula.

    Batman: Arkham City

    Rated on November 07, 2011 by asian_pride69

    Rocksteady sets the bar high for action adventure games, expanding on an already excellent Batman formula.

    Good: +Dark, well-written story with a colorful cast of familiar characters +Enjoyable side missions that flesh out Rocksteady's take on the Batman mythology +Freeflow combat system is fluid and ac...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Sideway is a unique, creative take on the platforming genre while  managing to still feel familiar.

    Sideway: New York

    Rated on October 19, 2011 by asian_pride69

    Sideway is a unique, creative take on the platforming genre while managing to still feel familiar.

    Good: +Unique blend of 2D/3D platforming twist in the platforming genre +Variety on enemy strategies +Great street graffiti visual style; original, detailed character designs +Good hip-hop influen...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    A cleverly-written story and a broader, crazier set of puzzles makes this the definitive Portal experience.

    Portal 2

    Rated on October 01, 2011 by asian_pride69

    A cleverly-written story and a broader, crazier set of puzzles makes this the definitive Portal experience.

    Good: + Well-written, humor-filled story and characters + Crazier and more challenging puzzles, with new elements to deal with + Very good graphics with solid physics and fluid animations + Great ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Kingdom Hearts is like a fantasy dream come true.

    Kingdom Hearts

    Rated on September 13, 2011 by asian_pride69

    Kingdom Hearts is like a fantasy dream come true.

    Whether you want to fly across Neverland alongside Peter Pan, or terrorize Halloween Town with Jack Skellington himself, Kingdom Hearts has something to offer many Disney fans, who can expect some nos...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    This stylish 2D action platformer is brutal, but satisfying combat and solid controls make it a fun experience.

    BloodRayne: Betrayal

    Rated on September 10, 2011 by asian_pride69

    This stylish 2D action platformer is brutal, but satisfying combat and solid controls make it a fun experience.

    Good: +Fast-paced, solid gameplay & sharp controls +Satisfying combat +Stylish new look with nice, gothic level designs and detailed parallax backgrounds +Levels aren't that long, in regards to it...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    While it has nothing really new to offer, catching, trading, and battling Pokémon remains as addictive as ever.

    Pocket Monsters Black

    Rated on May 30, 2011 by asian_pride69

    While it has nothing really new to offer, catching, trading, and battling Pokémon remains as addictive as ever.

    Good: + Catching, trading, and battling Pokémon is still surprisingly fun + Significant graphic overhaul + Minor enhancements that speed up battles and leveling up, as well as grinding in-between d...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    While it has nothing really new to offer, catching, trading, and battling Pokémon remains as addictive as ever.

    Pocket Monsters White

    Rated on May 30, 2011 by asian_pride69

    While it has nothing really new to offer, catching, trading, and battling Pokémon remains as addictive as ever.

    Good: + Catching, trading, and battling Pokémon is still surprisingly fun + Significant graphic overhaul + Minor enhancements that speed up battles and leveling up, as well as grinding in-between d...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    While many of its key points could've been better, Legend of Dragoon is still a satisfying journey from start to finish.

    The Legend of Dragoon

    Rated on May 13, 2011 by asian_pride69

    While many of its key points could've been better, Legend of Dragoon is still a satisfying journey from start to finish.

    Legend of Dragoon shows a world that has a lot of heart, but it's not to say that this game doesn't have its share of problems. While its gratifying storyline and enjoyable game play mechanics are def...

    16 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Crude, sarcastic, and vulgar, though an otherwise good way to start a potentially fun adventure series.

    Hector: Badge of Carnage - Episode 1: We Negotiate With Terrorists

    Rated on April 28, 2011 by asian_pride69

    Crude, sarcastic, and vulgar, though an otherwise good way to start a potentially fun adventure series.

    The Good: + Funny story and clever dialogue + Hector is a cynical yet likable character + Great, crisp visuals and cutscenes + Deliberate though good voice acting + Addition of hint system makes ...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    It's interesting the first couple levels or so, but the rest of what it has to offer leaves something to be desired.

    Pirate Blast

    Rated on March 23, 2011 by asian_pride69

    It's interesting the first couple levels or so, but the rest of what it has to offer leaves something to be desired.

    Good: + Fairly interesting premise Bad: + Gameplay and presentation could've been better + Not much content to offer + Loses its fun factor quickly; gets boring after a while It's pretty h...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    There's a ton of enjoyment to be had in this Sierra classic adventure, despite having to cope with a few drawbacks.

    King's Quest III Redux

    Rated on February 28, 2011 by asian_pride69

    There's a ton of enjoyment to be had in this Sierra classic adventure, despite having to cope with a few drawbacks.

    Good: + Great story full of twists and turns + Major gameplay improvement/transition from keyboard to point-and-click; fun magic spells to try out + Decidedly dark, sarcastic humor (via narrator) ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    This unique arts & crafts-like adventure greatly improves on everything its predecessor has since accomplished.

    LittleBigPlanet 2

    Rated on February 23, 2011 by asian_pride69

    This unique arts & crafts-like adventure greatly improves on everything its predecessor has since accomplished.

    Good: + Features a more robust creation tool that expands on everything great about the first LBP + More variety on levels such as strategy, first-person shooter, RPG, and everything else in between...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    It's a game that definitely needs more polish, but still an enjoyable story-driven adventure that shouldn't be missed.

    Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

    Rated on November 18, 2010 by asian_pride69

    It's a game that definitely needs more polish, but still an enjoyable story-driven adventure that shouldn't be missed.

    Good: + Remarkable storyline + Memorable, well-written characters + Great voice acting and dialogue + Outstanding cinematic visuals + Well-detailed environments Bad: + Gameplay could've used ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Bioshock 2 is a worthwhile game thats more spin-off than sequel; perfect for fans that just cant get enough of Bioshock.

    BioShock 2

    Rated on August 22, 2010 by asian_pride69

    Bioshock 2 is a worthwhile game thats more spin-off than sequel; perfect for fans that just cant get enough of Bioshock.

    I'm sure many people share the thought of creating a Bioshock sequel needless to begin with. Andrew Ryan's terrifying yet captivating underwater dystopia that is Rapture was a masterpiece through and ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    When all is said and done, BG&E will stick out as one of the more memorable games to come out in this day and age.

    Beyond Good & Evil

    Rated on May 25, 2010 by asian_pride69

    When all is said and done, BG&E will stick out as one of the more memorable games to come out in this day and age.

    Most of the government's activities are undeniably a great, big mystery to us. One must wonder if the everyday news we receive is actually the truth, or a heap of rotten lies designed to control what ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Legend is an enjoyable adventure game that will feel like a breath of fresh air for longtime fans of the series.

    Tomb Raider: Legend

    Rated on February 02, 2010 by asian_pride69

    Legend is an enjoyable adventure game that will feel like a breath of fresh air for longtime fans of the series.

    Tomb Raider's success has lost its luster over the years; evident in titles such as Chronicles and Angel of Darkness. But with a new developer, Crystal Dynamics at the helm, I think it was about damn ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Despite its drastic flaws, Reflex still feels and breathes like Call of Duty 4.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Reflex Edition

    Rated on January 14, 2010 by asian_pride69

    Despite its drastic flaws, Reflex still feels and breathes like Call of Duty 4.

    The Nintendo Wii hasn't had a good standing reputation in regards to mature shooters lately, mainly because they're a rare sight on the platform. A handful of those first-person/rail shooters such as ...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Uncharted 2 is easily one of the finest games of its generation.

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    Rated on January 07, 2010 by asian_pride69

    Uncharted 2 is easily one of the finest games of its generation.

    As soon as you pop the game in, you're immediately thrown in the middle of it. As Nathan climbs up the train wreck, every pipe and railing he grabs onto either break or bend, forcing you to look for a...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Extraction maintains the horrific atmosphere of the original, making it enjoyable in an entirely different way.

    Dead Space: Extraction

    Rated on January 07, 2010 by asian_pride69

    Extraction maintains the horrific atmosphere of the original, making it enjoyable in an entirely different way.

    Electronic Arts' Dead Space was a horrifying survival third-person shooter experience to go through; an extremely satisfying game that left me cowering in fear from beginning to end. With strategic di...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Modern Warfare 2 delivers the awesome and satisfyingly rewarding shooter experience much like its predecessor did.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    Rated on December 04, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Modern Warfare 2 delivers the awesome and satisfyingly rewarding shooter experience much like its predecessor did.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's success has indeed made a huge impact in the first-person shooter genre. With its realistic settings, superior graphics, and an extremely addictive multiplayer, you ha...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    While its flaws are hard to miss, an outstanding narrative and lively characters makes the game truly shine.

    Tales of the Abyss

    Rated on November 27, 2009 by asian_pride69

    While its flaws are hard to miss, an outstanding narrative and lively characters makes the game truly shine.

    Namco is recognized for bringing the Tales series to life, each installment well-known for their impressive way of storytelling and unique role-playing combat mechanics. Once again Namco has lived up ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Modern Warfare 2 delivers the awesome and satisfyingly rewarding shooter experience much like its predecessor did.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    Rated on November 16, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Modern Warfare 2 delivers the awesome and satisfyingly rewarding shooter experience much like its predecessor did.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's success has indeed made a huge impact in the first-person shooter genre. With its realistic settings, superior graphics, and an extremely addictive multiplayer, you ha...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    A sequel as massive and breathtaking as this just proves that size definitely does matter.

    Resistance 2

    Rated on November 05, 2009 by asian_pride69

    A sequel as massive and breathtaking as this just proves that size definitely does matter.

    If you enjoyed Resistance: Fall of Man's great first-person shooter experience, you will definitely benefit from this sequel that surpasses its predecessor--in several ways possible. Resistance 2 take...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Call of Duty 4 is an excellent modern first-person shooter game that stands tall against many other shooters.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Rated on November 03, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Call of Duty 4 is an excellent modern first-person shooter game that stands tall against many other shooters.

    It looks like many fans got what they wanted when the Call of Duty finally left the WWII setting to the modern era. So, Infinity Ward decided it was time for a change, and Call of Duty 4 is the result...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5
    First impressions don't always lead to good things, like this busted, Western-themed disaster.

    Western Outlaw: Wanted Dead or Alive

    Rated on November 02, 2009 by asian_pride69

    First impressions don't always lead to good things, like this busted, Western-themed disaster.

    There's only a minimal amount of things that came out pretty decent from this whole ordeal. Jarhead Games' Western Outlaw: Dead or Alive setting and music really gives the game its Old Western feel, a...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Kessen feels like watching a History Channel special, offering you a great cinematic experience like no other.

    Kessen (PlayStation 2 the Best)

    Rated on October 29, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Kessen feels like watching a History Channel special, offering you a great cinematic experience like no other.

    Kessen is based on historical events, mainly talking about the rise of Ieyasu Tokugawa, focusing on his major battles that helped him accomplish his lifelong ambition of becoming one of Japan's most p...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    If it weren't for its brief storyline, Sly Cooper could have been much better; but its stylish look makes up for it.

    Sly Raccoon

    Rated on September 04, 2009 by asian_pride69

    If it weren't for its brief storyline, Sly Cooper could have been much better; but its stylish look makes up for it.

    Being a master thief isn't such an easy task. I mean--taking on dangerous missions around the world, targeting the rarest and most valuable treasures of the rich and powerful, and pulling off these an...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Despite its share of shortcomings, Rogue Galaxy is still a wonderful pirate adventure of epic proportions.

    Rogue Galaxy

    Rated on August 21, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Despite its share of shortcomings, Rogue Galaxy is still a wonderful pirate adventure of epic proportions.

    Rogue Galaxy is like a combination of elements taken from Star Wars, Treasure Planet, and Pirates of the Caribbean, stringing them together to create an epic role-playing experience. While the game sh...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    An epic adventure game that is fun, enjoyable, and should definitely not be ignored.

    Jak II : Renegade

    Rated on August 01, 2009 by asian_pride69

    An epic adventure game that is fun, enjoyable, and should definitely not be ignored.

    The success of The Precursor Legacy was huge back then, and one of the reasons why I got into platformer games in the first place. Its light-hearted story and quirky characters were very amusing to in...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Starcraft is still one of the best RTS games to come out, and new additions in Brood War makes it even better.

    Starcraft: Brood War

    Rated on July 06, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Starcraft is still one of the best RTS games to come out, and new additions in Brood War makes it even better.

    Imagine a sci-fi, futuristic world where world domination is considered a thing of the past, and the fight for universal supremacy is the latest trend. Starcraft provides you with that same imaginatio...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Killer7's lengthy storyline, stylish and surreal environment makes it a unique game all on its own.

    Killer7

    Rated on June 30, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Killer7's lengthy storyline, stylish and surreal environment makes it a unique game all on its own.

    It's not every day you run into games like Killer7. This surreal, adventure shooting game may feel awkward approaching it at first, but once you progress through the game, the story gradually picks up...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    If you're looking for Devil May Cry's spiritual successor, this isn't it.

    Chaos Legion

    Rated on June 11, 2009 by asian_pride69

    If you're looking for Devil May Cry's spiritual successor, this isn't it.

    Chaos Legion is a novel written by Japanese science fiction writer, Tow Ubukata. The book, as well as the game, is set in a gothic world. At first it sounds pretty cool, and the game does have a good ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    This magical, storybook-like adventure game is beautiful and charming at its best.

    Okami

    Rated on June 07, 2009 by asian_pride69

    This magical, storybook-like adventure game is beautiful and charming at its best.

    Playing the role of a sun god is pretty fun, but when you have to go on a journey to save the world from evil, revive nature, and restore the people's lost faith, it is definitely epic in a grand scal...

    14 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Say hello to one of the scariest games to date, giving you a bone-chilling, worthwhile experience too good to pass up.

    Dead Space

    Rated on May 30, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Say hello to one of the scariest games to date, giving you a bone-chilling, worthwhile experience too good to pass up.

    Dead Space not only excels at creeping you out, but it also provides you with an excellent story, awe-inspiring visuals, and an impressive sound design. Dead Space actually makes survival horror in de...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Though frustrating at times, Mirror's Edge gives a new and refreshing experience never before seen in first-person game.

    Mirror's Edge

    Rated on May 29, 2009 by asian_pride69

    Though frustrating at times, Mirror's Edge gives a new and refreshing experience never before seen in first-person game.

    A game that lets you run around a big city scaling walls, perform acrobatic stunts while avoiding the police...sounds like a fun game of cat-and-mouse. Electronic Arts' Mirror's Edge definitely lets y...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    A superb RPG complete with an engaging story and likeable characters that many fans and newcomers will definitely enjoy.

    Persona 4

    Rated on March 15, 2009 by asian_pride69

    A superb RPG complete with an engaging story and likeable characters that many fans and newcomers will definitely enjoy.

    Atlus has always given us the opportunity to be immersed within their dark, occult atmosphere. But at the same time, they have given us the most memorable, enjoyable storylines and cast of characters ...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The awesome, enjoyable experience you get from playing Mario Kart Wii will make you want to play it again and again.

    Mario Kart Wii

    Rated on December 30, 2008 by asian_pride69

    The awesome, enjoyable experience you get from playing Mario Kart Wii will make you want to play it again and again.

    The arrival of the Mario Kart on the Wii console is spectacular. The Mario Kart franchise keeps on expanding, spreading love and undeniable charm wherever they go, and keep on expanding to wider audie...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.7
    Despite the success of the first Devil May Cry, the sequel is very much disappointing.

    Devil May Cry 2

    Rated on July 24, 2006 by asian_pride69

    Despite the success of the first Devil May Cry, the sequel is very much disappointing.

    I've enjoyed the first DMC, slaying demons, getting new weapons, facing very evil demons, more demons, etc. Devil May Cry 2 is very disappointing because the game had some bad additions and the gamepl...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.