User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 6.51/10

Total of 44 user ratings spread across 44 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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  • Rating:4

    Alien Spidy

  • Review Score:4
    Full of potential but flawed and broken to the point of being frustrating

    Alien Spidy

    Full of potential but flawed and broken to the point of being frustrating

    Everything about Alien Spidy is good, in concept. When it comes to the implementation of those ideas everything falls apart and you are left with a game that's both frustrating and disappointing. Odd little alien, Spi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Retro City Rampage

  • Review Score:7
    Retro City Rampage is a game that has shows strength and weakness entirely through player recognition.

    Retro City Rampage

    Retro City Rampage is a game that has shows strength and weakness entirely through player recognition.

    Remember when you were young and you had a toy box full of action figures, soft toys, accessories, paper cut out men and random stones? Everything would be stuffed into that old box and you'd make up new adventures from ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Pid

  • Review Score:7
    pid has brilliant art-house style but is excessively cruel

    Pid

    pid has brilliant art-house style but is excessively cruel

    There are two elements to PID that make it really stand out from the crowed. On one side of the coin we have a game that's dripping with distinct and fine tuned visual and audio style. Every last element of the games art... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    An interesting archive of one developers intriguing history.

    The Basement Collection

    An interesting archive of one developers intriguing history.

    Edmund McMillen; Now most famous for being one half of team meat creators of Super Meat Boy, the creator of the brilliant The Binding of Issac and "that guy from the indie game movie", is a surprisingly complex and exten... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Wake up, clean teeth, kill vast numbers of gangsters.

    Hotline Miami

    Wake up, clean teeth, kill vast numbers of gangsters.

    It's dark and dank in the morning as you wake up in a sparse and ominous room. The air is close and the walls sweat in the heat. You walk through the door in front of you and are confronted with three apparitions in rubb... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    Sonic Adventure 2

  • Review Score:5.5
    sonic adventure 2, a mess with spots of hidden quality.

    Sonic Adventure 2

    sonic adventure 2, a mess with spots of hidden quality.

    Sonic Adventure was regarded as a good, if flawed, game when it came out on the Dreamcast; it was never going to be heralded as perfect but it managed to remain an air of respectability. Sonic Adventure 2, on the other h... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    An indie, art house tech demo, wrapped in a touching and lovely children s story.

    The Unfinished Swan

    An indie, art house tech demo, wrapped in a touching and lovely children s story.

    The Unfinished Swan is a touching and charming story that, defying most video game conventions, manages to be told in a simply fashion, but also extremely well. As a game, this almost entirely narrative driven experience... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    NiGHTS into Dreams...

  • Review Score:7
    An original classic get just a little more attention, and while its not for everyone, it definitely deserves a love.

    NiGHTS into Dreams...

    An original classic get just a little more attention, and while its not for everyone, it definitely deserves a love.

    On its original release, NiGHTS into Dreams was a startlingly original and challenging title, both by means of design and visual style. However, its gameplay was quite divisive back in the day and, despite getting a HD s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Jet Set Radio

  • Review Score:6
    A classic that doesn't age well... has an amazing soundtrack though.

    Jet Set Radio

    A classic that doesn't age well... has an amazing soundtrack though.

    The original Dreamcast release of Jet Set Radio is held in fond regard, even today. While the game wasn't totally perfect, it was a very inventive and arguably a very important one. Twelve years on, with this latest HD r... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    An important moment in games narrative storytelling

    Papo & Yo

    An important moment in games narrative storytelling

    Papo & Yo is something of an important moment in the medium of video games and deserves to be remembered as a historical waypoint for the part it plays in its emotional evolution. Yet it is also likely to be a game that ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5
    A disappointment and a shame.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

    A disappointment and a shame.

    If you're interested in buying Tony Hawks Pro Skater HD you're probably one of two types; old school fans who are looking to recapture the magic, or new players who are interested in seeing what all the fuss is about. Do... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2
    my word this is just broken.

    Mini Ninjas Adventures

    my word this is just broken.

    The original Mini Ninjas was a delightful little family friendly 3D platformer, that had lots of nice ideas and fun moments. But we need to be blunt here. The Kinect only follow up is a shamefully broken mess and a waste... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013

  • Review Score:3
    Magic represented poorly in video/computer game form.

    Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013

    Magic represented poorly in video/computer game form.

    It can be difficult coming to something like Magic the Gathering, which already has the history and community built up around it. You might see a pack of the cards and think you'd like to give it a try, but are likely pu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Minecraft, a game thats not exactly easy to review outright but that comes close to meeting up to the fun had on pc

    Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

    Minecraft, a game thats not exactly easy to review outright but that comes close to meeting up to the fun had on pc

    The biggest problem about writing a review for Minecraft is that it's impossible to write a review for Minecraft because you're too busy playing it to find the time. For newcomers, Minecraft can look overtly simple; a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Stunning, delightful and deeper than you can imagine.

    Fez

    Stunning, delightful and deeper than you can imagine.

    It's important to point out that Fez is a title that comes with a little more coverage and anticipation then most Arcade titles, having been awarded many plaudits and high praise even before its release. It is, at its mo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1.5
    This is utter tosh. <br />
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<br />
- fin -

    Wheels of Destruction: World Tour

    This is utter tosh. <br /> <br /> <br /> - fin -

    Hello there! Are you from the past? Would you like to be able to revisit those lost years? When games were simple and built in a way that's different from today, for better or for worse? Well, Wheels of Destruction allow... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

  • Review Score:7.5
    The arcade classic hits xbox live and is a near faithful recreation of the original but with one or two issues online.

    Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

    The arcade classic hits xbox live and is a near faithful recreation of the original but with one or two issues online.

    It's 1991 and the Arcades see the release of Street Fighter II, the most defining title of its genre. It's a game that arrived at just the right time to capture peoples spirits and stay with them in just the right way. S... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5
    I am alive is lucky to be alive.

    I Am Alive

    I am alive is lucky to be alive.

    Originally announced in 2008, it was to be a survival game that would pit its lead – known at that time only as Adam – against something more frightening then monsters or ghosts; other people. Intended as a full disk ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1
    Absolute War? It's more Absolute Trash

    Absolute War

    Absolute War? It's more Absolute Trash

    Lets make two things clear here. 1: It's likely quite hard making a good quality strategy game. 2: Absolute War is not a good quality strategy game and it has nothing going for it. This game it what some mig... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    Imagine a world, made entirely of blocks, with mineing and treasure hunting.... but wait! this is different. no really.

    2D Voxel Madness

    Imagine a world, made entirely of blocks, with mineing and treasure hunting.... but wait! this is different. no really.

    Imagine a world, made entirely of blocks, you arrive here looking to build a dream home and with pic axe in hand you step forward to mine for materials and treasure. But wait! This is no minecraft and if anything the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    Coming from grasshopper Manufacture Diabolical Pitch comes with the expected tropes of a Grasshopper game.

    Diabolical Pitch

    Coming from grasshopper Manufacture Diabolical Pitch comes with the expected tropes of a Grasshopper game.

    Like most all Grasshopper games before it Diabolical Pitch is dripping with a distinct style and attitude. It's a game with a stripped down design and premise. As the games title implies its a game where the primary ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Mass Effect 2

  • Rating:6

    Spoids

  • Review Score:9.5
    A long, exceptional and endlessly fun experiance. Has some of the best moments in any game ever created .

    Fallout 3

    A long, exceptional and endlessly fun experiance. Has some of the best moments in any game ever created .

    Before you play fallout 3 or read this review there's one thing you need to know. Fallout 3 is the single most buggy game ive ever played And it's also one of the greatest games ive ever had the chance to enjoy. Durin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Fallout 3

  • Review Score:7.5
    The un expected suprise of the year, sega really pull off a magic trick with this brilliant and fun little kart racer.

    Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing with Banjo-Kazooie

    The un expected suprise of the year, sega really pull off a magic trick with this brilliant and fun little kart racer.

    So I have to admit now that i was quietly looking forward to the release of s & s a s r, Each of the trailers released added more and more fun looking elements. But with that excitement comes high potential of disappoint... Read Full Review

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

    Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

  • Review Score:8.5
    Very few games create a deep and believable world that the player can really get lost in, shadow of the colossus does.

    Shadow of the Colossus

    Very few games create a deep and believable world that the player can really get lost in, shadow of the colossus does.

    It's hard to find a game that really creates a world that's both tangible but also breath-taking in their breadth and also in the visual splendor of it. Shadow of the colossus in one game that can say it does this. This ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    this game is the rest of your life. when you fall you fall far and deep.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    this game is the rest of your life. when you fall you fall far and deep.

    At this point nothing I say to you will make much of a difference. Most of you anyway, to that one guy still over there on the fence about skyrim, read this and if your still not sure buy it anyway. If you have pla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    A deep and tightly formed game full of extras and fan service for players to discover as they stalk the gotham streets.

    Batman: Arkham City

    A deep and tightly formed game full of extras and fan service for players to discover as they stalk the gotham streets.

    Arkham asylum, it could be argued that it was the break out hit of 2009. A risk to begin with it totally blew away most people expecting very little from the comic book based game. Rocksteady created one of the mo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    With such a deep set and well developed back story for the events surrounding this DLC you can help but be dissapointed.

    Fallout: New Vegas - Honest Hearts

    With such a deep set and well developed back story for the events surrounding this DLC you can help but be dissapointed.

    It's not going to be surprise to many who know me that find that Ive been awaiting this DLC. I'm a massive fan of Fallout and New Vegas and have an over 200 hour record playing on it to show for it. I realise that the... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Fallout: New Vegas (Collector's Edition)