User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.98/10

Total of 26 user reviews spread across 26 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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  • User Rating:9.5
    Nathan Drake's first adventure is a memorable one, filled with mystery, scenic beauty, and an unforgettable cast.

    Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

    Nathan Drake's first adventure is a memorable one, filled with mystery, scenic beauty, and an unforgettable cast.

    The Good: - Gorgeous visuals - Amazing cutscenes and voice acting - Very impressive character animations - Excellent soundtrack - Engaging and addictive platforming and shooter elements - All around, very immersive... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    While a departure from what most come to expect from a FF game, XII is still an amazing adventure from start to finish.

    Final Fantasy XII

    While a departure from what most come to expect from a FF game, XII is still an amazing adventure from start to finish.

    PREFACE: I tried to write a regular, formal review for this game. I really did. But, there's so much to like, so much that I loved, in this game that I found myself going on and on and on, with no end in sight. So, I del... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Show me the power of SOLDIER!

    Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

    Show me the power of SOLDIER!

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 10 SOUND: 10 VALUE: 10 TILT: 10 [STORY]: 8 ROUGH SCORE: 9.5 FINAL SCORE: 9.5 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Gorgeous visuals - Amazing cutscenes and voice acti... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    You'll never know how good this game is until you try it!

    Gensou Suikoden Tierkreis

    You'll never know how good this game is until you try it!

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 9 SOUND: 9 VALUE: 9 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 9.0 FINAL SCORE: 9.0 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Great story - 108 recruitable characters! - Experience gain system... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Mario's off to new heights in this galactic, imaginative, innovative masterpiece!

    Super Mario Galaxy

    Mario's off to new heights in this galactic, imaginative, innovative masterpiece!

    GAMEPLAY: 10 GRAPHICS: 10 SOUND: 9 VALUE: 10 TILT: 10 ROUGH SCORE: 9.8 FINAL SCORE: 10.0 - - - - - - - - - - - The Good: - Stunning graphics - Incredible level design - Creative (and well-utilized) new ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Welcome to the fourth generation, where things finally start to feel repetitive and uninspired.

    Pocket Monsters Diamond

    Welcome to the fourth generation, where things finally start to feel repetitive and uninspired.

    GAMEPLAY: 8 GRAPHICS: 8 SOUND: 8 VALUE: 10 TILT: 8 ROUGH SCORE: 8.4 FINAL SCORE: 8.5 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Increased difficulty (especially during Gym Leader battles) - An u... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    It's fun, but sadly turns out not to be nearly as engaging or deep as the 3D Zeldas that have come before it.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei

    It's fun, but sadly turns out not to be nearly as engaging or deep as the 3D Zeldas that have come before it.

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 10 SOUND: 7 VALUE: 7 TILT: 8 ROUGH SCORE: 8.2 FINAL SCORE: 8.0 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Excellent, non-gimmicky use of the touch screen - Fun boss battles... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    This is TRUE role-playing.

    Sekaiju no Meikyuu

    This is TRUE role-playing.

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 8 SOUND: 8 VALUE: 10 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 8.8 FINAL SCORE: 9.0 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Character selection/customization - Easy-to-use map making system ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A charming puzzle adventure game that proves not only to be challenging, but highly entertaining as well.

    Professor Layton and the Curious Village

    A charming puzzle adventure game that proves not only to be challenging, but highly entertaining as well.

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 8 SOUND: 8 VALUE: 10 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 8.8 FINAL SCORE: 9.0 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Wide variety of puzzles, ranging in both type and difficulty - Int... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The Force is strong with this one.

    LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga

    The Force is strong with this one.

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 8 SOUND: 10 VALUE: 10 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 9.2 FINAL SCORE: 9.0 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Music from the actual soundtrack composed by John Williams - All ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Nerdy title. Solid arcade shooter action.

    Geometry Wars: Galaxies

    Nerdy title. Solid arcade shooter action.

    GAMEPLAY: 8 GRAPHICS: 8 SOUND: 8 VALUE: 10 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 8.6 FINAL SCORE: 8.5 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - Portable Geometry Wars The Bad: - No kick*** grid distortion ef... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The war you don't want to ever end.

    Advance Wars: Dual Strike

    The war you don't want to ever end.

    GAMEPLAY: 10 GRAPHICS: 8 SOUND: 10 VALUE: 10 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 9.4 FINAL SCORE: 9.5 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - includes lots of CO's to choose from - features a plethora of ga... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Sailing and Speeding: All in a day's work for Sonic!

    Sonic Rush Adventure

    Sailing and Speeding: All in a day's work for Sonic!

    GAMEPLAY: 9 GRAPHICS: 9 SOUND: 7 VALUE: 9 TILT: 9 ROUGH SCORE: 8.6 FINAL SCORE: 8.5 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - nice-looking characters and very detailed levels - the fun, never-b... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Though this is not a DKC port or remake of any kind, it certainly looks and feels like one.

    DK Jungle Climber

    Though this is not a DKC port or remake of any kind, it certainly looks and feels like one.

    GAMEPLAY: 10 GRAPHICS: 9 SOUND: 7 VALUE: 10 TILT: 10 ROUGH SCORE: 9.2 FINAL SCORE: 9.0 ---------------------------------------- The Good: - great level design - easy-to-learn controls - action on both sc... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.6
    There's the good and there's the bad, but overall, if you own a DS and are into RPGs, you will enjoy this game.

    Final Fantasy III

    There's the good and there's the bad, but overall, if you own a DS and are into RPGs, you will enjoy this game.

    Things I liked: - the music (it gets better in the second half of the game) - the diverse variety of classes - the graphics (very pleasing to the eye...comparable to MPH and Mario Hoops) Things I didn't like: - co... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Good story, awesome gameplay. With an arsenal like this at your disposal, Dracula's really goin down this time.

    Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

    Good story, awesome gameplay. With an arsenal like this at your disposal, Dracula's really goin down this time.

    GAMEPLAY: Standard Castlevania fare. The controls are very responsive. Personally, I really loved the immense variety of spells, subweapons, weapons, and gear in this game. GRAPHICS: I believe they were a step up from... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.2
    The original was better...WAY better.

    Diddy Kong Racing DS

    The original was better...WAY better.

    I bought the original back in '97. I adamently looked forward to it two months prior to Christmas that year. I played it to death when I rented it, and then once I got it, then my obsession just got worse. The game was a... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Amazingly fun and addictive!

    RockMan ZX

    Amazingly fun and addictive!

    Just fyi, the last MegaMan games I played were MM7 and MMX, many years ago. What first intrigued me about this game when I first heard about it this past summer were the different elemental-based models and the fact that... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9
    Challenging and enjoyable, but kind of falls short compared to the original.

    Yoshi's Island DS

    Challenging and enjoyable, but kind of falls short compared to the original.

    Before I go into my review, I want whoever reads this to know that I absolutely LOVED and still LOVE the original Yoshi's Island. When I first got it, it was literally the only game my brother and I played for eight mont... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.9
    Awesome game, but it gets too hard too fast.

    Mario Basket: 3 on 3

    Awesome game, but it gets too hard too fast.

    The graphics are awesome. Definitely the best on the DS so far. The use of the touch screen is very creative. The courses are diverse and very fun. I don't like: - how the difficulty curve is very steep - how the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    A solid FPS for the DS.

    Metroid Prime: Hunters

    A solid FPS for the DS.

    First off, I have to say that I am not exactly a diehard fan of first person shooters. Besides this game (which is my first Metroid game ever), I've only played Goldeneye and Halo (2). Granted, my experience with FPSs is... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6
    It's classic 2D Mario in 3D.

    New Super Mario Bros.

    It's classic 2D Mario in 3D.

    I had been waiting for this game to come out for months. And then, when it finally did, I couldn't wait to start playing it. It's amazing. To start off, I want to say that if you're looking for another SMW or YI, thi... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8
    The classic game, now with a bunch of surprises.

    Super Mario 64 DS

    The classic game, now with a bunch of surprises.

    When Super Mario 64 came out back in 1996, it changed the way I looked at video games. I have many fond memories of going through the various worlds and all the tough spots. In the time since then, I've been hoping for a... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3
    Classic DKC3 action on a handheld! It's great!

    Donkey Kong Country 3

    Classic DKC3 action on a handheld! It's great!

    The game is great. It's just as good as it was nine years ago. The gameplay is about the same. My only gripes are with the music and the new world. The music is basically hit or miss (they composed an entirely new soundt... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8
    Own a DS? Own this.

    Meteos

    Own a DS? Own this.

    When this game first came out, I was interested but not enough to warrant me going out to buy it. I regret that move. My brother recently got the game for Christmas and I'm the one that hasn't been able to put it down! ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Mario Kart DS is the absolute best Mario Kart game out right now, surpassing even Double Dash.

    Mario Kart DS (DS Bundle)

    Mario Kart DS is the absolute best Mario Kart game out right now, surpassing even Double Dash.

    Mario Kart DS is the absolute best Mario Kart game out right now, surpassing even Double Dash. Screenshots don't begin to do the graphics justice. The game runs very smoothly. Increases in difficulty are definitely notic... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful