User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.43/10

Total of 173 user reviews spread across 173 releases

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  • User Rating 7.5
    An enjoyable game with a variety of game-play elements that's great for a range of players.<br />

    Toy Story 3

    Rated on April 06, 2011 by ebbderelict

    An enjoyable game with a variety of game-play elements that's great for a range of players.<br />

    Toy Story 3 has managed to keep the bar high when it comes to games based on movies with kids as the primary audience. I enjoyed the games for Wall-E, Up, and now Toy Story 3. The game is broken up in...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    It definitely feels like a Prince of Persia game and that's a good feeling to have.

    Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

    Rated on March 23, 2011 by ebbderelict

    It definitely feels like a Prince of Persia game and that's a good feeling to have.

    The story of The Forgotten Sands on the Wii happens between the Sands of Time and The Warrior Within... apparently. To tell you the truth, I had trouble connecting this story and the story from the pr...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Brings back the charm, fun, and entertainment of the original.<br />

    You Don't Know Jack

    Rated on March 11, 2011 by ebbderelict

    Brings back the charm, fun, and entertainment of the original.<br />

    You Don`t know Jack is a trivia game with a style unlike any other trivia game I know. And this latest installment doesn`t let up one bit. The visual style is minimal with no frills or fancy anima...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Having "Adventure" in the title is stretching the truth a little on the experience.

    Transformers: Cybertron Adventures

    Rated on February 26, 2011 by ebbderelict

    Having "Adventure" in the title is stretching the truth a little on the experience.

    Cybertron Adventures is an on-rails shooter with Autobot and Decepticon campaigns with an overlap in the story-lines. With a shooter like this, one would expect accessories like the Wii Zapper would b...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    It is authentic Ratchet & Clank; ergo it is great.

    Ratchet & Clank Future 2

    Rated on February 23, 2011 by ebbderelict

    It is authentic Ratchet & Clank; ergo it is great.

    A Crack in Time has been my first experience with Ratchet & Clank on the PS3. I'm happy to say that all the fun and excitement from the PS2 games I love has been carried forward. For almost the e...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    It's fun but it's one-track-mind fun with little depth.

    LocoRoco

    Rated on February 01, 2011 by ebbderelict

    It's fun but it's one-track-mind fun with little depth.

    The first thing that comes full bore at you when you start this game is the radiant level of cuteness it presents. The little blobs you control are cute. They talk and sing cute. The music is cute. Th...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    It may be a pauper's Prince of Persia with a Tron skin, but fans of the film(s) should have some fun.<br />

    TRON: Evolution

    Rated on January 16, 2011 by ebbderelict

    It may be a pauper's Prince of Persia with a Tron skin, but fans of the film(s) should have some fun.<br />

    Tron Evolution places you in the role of a System Monitor Program with a human form living in an electronic world. Despite the events of the game taking place before the plot of the Tron: Legacy movie...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    An enjoyable beat-em-up that delivers, but doesn't amaze.

    Batman Returns

    Rated on January 12, 2011 by ebbderelict

    An enjoyable beat-em-up that delivers, but doesn't amaze.

    The cape crusader appears in a side-scrolling beat-em-up title or the Game Gear. Based on the movie by the same name, you'll walk, duck, jump, and swing around buildings and platforms punching out bad...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Simple but effective – the way a puzzle game should be.

    Gunpey

    Rated on January 10, 2011 by ebbderelict

    Simple but effective – the way a puzzle game should be.

    Gunpey has the core of a solid puzzle game, but needs the edges smoothed out a bit. In the game your screen is broken up into columns. In each column blocks will appear from the bottom, and start movi...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Spider-man fans can enjoy another game with their favourite web-slinger.

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

    Rated on January 08, 2011 by ebbderelict

    Spider-man fans can enjoy another game with their favourite web-slinger.

    As I started writing my review for this game, I realized that the focus of this title is the combat, and encounters with bosses take up a lot of that combat. Unlike some previous Spider-man games of r...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    This simple Spider-man game can be fun, but it isn't for everyone.

    Spider-Man: Friend or Foe

    Rated on December 06, 2010 by ebbderelict

    This simple Spider-man game can be fun, but it isn't for everyone.

    Spider-man Friend or Foe has enough challenge and game-play to keep some younger players engaged, but veteran gamers are more likely to get bored. You of course play as Spider-man, and are called u...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Another mindless good time through the Star Wars universe.

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

    Rated on November 28, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Another mindless good time through the Star Wars universe.

    Starkiller is back and as far as the story goes, I didn't find a whole lot was added. So let's jump right into the game-play, of which each element seems to have a positive and a negative. Most of ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    A fun 1st person shooter, but doesn't offer a lot outside of standard practices.

    Resistance: Fall of Man

    Rated on November 22, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A fun 1st person shooter, but doesn't offer a lot outside of standard practices.

    I found myself graciously playing through this competent and enjoyable FPS, however the lack of general creativity in most aspects of the title meant that my experience didn't go beyond a simple "good...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Sucker Punch delivers another hit without straying too far from what they do best.

    inFamous

    Rated on November 15, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Sucker Punch delivers another hit without straying too far from what they do best.

    Sucker Punch, who developed the Sly Cooper games for the PS2, brought a lot of the best from the thieving series to their new IP inFamous; and it turns out the whole is greater than the sum of it's pa...

    17 out of 18 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3
    What showed some promise in the beginning quickly turned sour.

    Superman Returns

    Rated on November 12, 2010 by ebbderelict

    What showed some promise in the beginning quickly turned sour.

    To be fair, let's set the stage and I'll confess to not beating this game. I only played through the first 3 missions, then I decided this title was not worth my time. The first mission does show p...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    A mediocre title that shows you there are better FPS games out there to spend your time on.

    Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter

    Rated on October 25, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A mediocre title that shows you there are better FPS games out there to spend your time on.

    Mace Griffin reminds me of the games that appeared during the FPS rise of the 90's in the wake of Doom. It gets the job done, but doesn't offer as positive and experience as the top notch titles can. ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    A great FPS that lets the setting improve the entire experience.

    BioShock

    Rated on October 18, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A great FPS that lets the setting improve the entire experience.

    Bioshock is a modern day first person shooter with a solid single player campaign providing it's main focus. Now when I say modern day, I don't mean that it takes place in modern times. This is obviou...

    14 out of 15 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    With futuristic sub combat there's not a lot to choose from, but there is Sub Rebellion; and it's fun enough.

    Sub Rebellion

    Rated on October 12, 2010 by ebbderelict

    With futuristic sub combat there's not a lot to choose from, but there is Sub Rebellion; and it's fun enough.

    Some game themes never seen to get a wide range of titles released for it. In my experience, the sub combat theme falls in this rarely explored category. Sub Rebellion however comes at you in a fairly...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Red Faction: Guerrilla

    Red Faction: Guerrilla

    Rated on September 20, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Red Faction: Guerrilla

    A different experience from previous Red Faction games, but that doesn't stop it from being fun. Years ago, the Red Faction freed mars from the Tyranny of mega company Ultor. The Earth Defense Forc...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    God of War 3 delivers another adventure worthy of the praise of action-loving mortals everywhere.

    God of War III

    Rated on September 09, 2010 by ebbderelict

    God of War 3 delivers another adventure worthy of the praise of action-loving mortals everywhere.

    God of War 3 is the conclusion of Greek anti-hero Kratos' quest for vengeance. I'd go into the story, but if you've played the previous titles you already know it, and if you haven't I'd have to start...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A fun adventure that somehow seems hidden in the PS2 library.<br />

    Legend of Kay

    Rated on August 17, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A fun adventure that somehow seems hidden in the PS2 library.<br />

    The Legend of Kay follows the story of an idealistic young cat (Kay) who's learning the ways of the martial arts. He sets off down a path to rid his land of the oppressive ruling of rats and apes who ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Despite a been-there-done-that storyline, the action R:R brings to the PSP is quite fun.

    Resistance: Retribution

    Rated on August 09, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Despite a been-there-done-that storyline, the action R:R brings to the PSP is quite fun.

    Let's set the stage. I haven't played the big brother versions of Resistance on the PS3, and this was the first behind-the-shoulder 3rd person shooter I've played on the PSP. So these things may have ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Accolades for trying to do something a little different for the Eye Toy. It just didn't get executed very well.

    EyeToy: Operation Spy

    Rated on July 30, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Accolades for trying to do something a little different for the Eye Toy. It just didn't get executed very well.

    Operation Spy is one of those games that probably looks better on paper, with lots of great features available that sounds like it would produce a solid game. It offers a unique collection of mini ga...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Blades, blood, brutality, breasts, and a little back-story.

    BloodRayne 2

    Rated on July 23, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Blades, blood, brutality, breasts, and a little back-story.

    Rayne is a half-vampire vixen working for a secret organization out to rid the world of vampires. She has her own personal reasons for doing what she does and in Bloodrayne 2 she sees the chance to ki...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Does well to make you feel like a Ninja Turtle.

    TMNT

    Rated on June 27, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Does well to make you feel like a Ninja Turtle.

    TMNT follows the plot of the 2007 animated movie. It's told from the perspective of the Turtles looking back on the events and telling their parts of the story. Some of the scenes were altered for the...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    It seems apparent what they were trying to accomplish; it just fell short.

    Run Like Hell

    Rated on June 21, 2010 by ebbderelict

    It seems apparent what they were trying to accomplish; it just fell short.

    Run Like Hell is a futuristic shooter where you play as a military soldier out to rescue as many people as he can on a space station that's been overwhelmed by hostile life forms. The lifeforms in the...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Not the best Spider-man game out there, but it'll do.

    Spider-Man: The Movie

    Rated on June 11, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Not the best Spider-man game out there, but it'll do.

    Spider-man for the PS2 arrived in line with the 2002 release of the film, although the game has very little to do with the movie aside from Spider-man and the Green Goblin being in it. I'm guessing t...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    A specimen of extremes where I found myself at times having fun and other times being unbelievably frustrated.

    Vexx

    Rated on May 18, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A specimen of extremes where I found myself at times having fun and other times being unbelievably frustrated.

    Vexx is a 3D platformer that seems to borrow a lot from other games in this genre, but no doubt stands out from the crowd. It does this in some good ways, and also in some less favourable ways. The s...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    A fantastic delivery of God of War grandeur in a hand-held size.

    God of War: Chains of Olympus

    Rated on May 11, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A fantastic delivery of God of War grandeur in a hand-held size.

    God of War: Chains of Olympus is a prequel to the PS2 series. Although it doesn't take the series beyond what's available in the first two titles, it lives up to the reputation you would expect. Th...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A charming dose of fun.<br />

    LittleBigPlanet

    Rated on May 07, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A charming dose of fun.<br />

    Little Big Planet on the PSP is a wonderful amalgamation of cleverness, cuteness, and fun. You play as Sackboy. A little person with a big heart, as he goes from place to place doing his best to he...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4
    Run. Swing. Shoot. Become a one man army. Bring great action platforming to your NES.

    Hitler no Fukkatsu: Top Secret

    Rated on May 02, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Run. Swing. Shoot. Become a one man army. Bring great action platforming to your NES.

    Okay lone soldier, it's time to become a hero. You delve into excitement with a gun and a bionic arm. You're mission is to rescue hero soldier Super Joe who was captured by the Nazis. It's a side & ve...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Despite it's weaknesses, this game is oh so cool!

    Darkwatch

    Rated on March 15, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Despite it's weaknesses, this game is oh so cool!

    On paper Darkwatch is a pretty standard first person shooter. In practice it is so much more fun; simple, straightforward, mindless, action packed fun. Set in the old west, the story behind the gam...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    When it's good, it's great. When it's not, it's tedious.  But it's mostly great.

    Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

    Rated on March 11, 2010 by ebbderelict

    When it's good, it's great. When it's not, it's tedious. But it's mostly great.

    The story continues from The Sands of Time in this Prince of Persia Sequel. This time, the Prince is out to change his destiny and alter time to circumvent his inevitable demise. The overall core g...

    11 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Prepare to have a quite a fight on (and in) your hands.

    Killzone: Liberation

    Rated on March 04, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Prepare to have a quite a fight on (and in) your hands.

    Killzone Liberation is a action packed shooter with an overhead, isometric perspective. This was a change in perspective from it's PS2 (and now PS3) first person shooter counterpart. The change works ...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    A fun adventure made even more fun by great co-op.

    Up

    Rated on February 20, 2010 by ebbderelict

    A fun adventure made even more fun by great co-op.

    Up is based on the 2009 Pixar movie of the same name. The movie was about an elderly man, Mr. Frederickson, looking to get away from, well pretty much everybody, and to keep a promise to his wife that...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    If you're not a platforming expert, or if you have an affection for the genre, you should give this title a whirl.

    Ty the Tasmanian Tiger

    Rated on February 17, 2010 by ebbderelict

    If you're not a platforming expert, or if you have an affection for the genre, you should give this title a whirl.

    Set in the land of Aussies you play as the title character, Ty. Your ancestors were sent to another dimension when protecting some mystic artifacts from a crazy villain who is once again trying to acq...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Still lots of fun, but I think it may have lost some of it's greatness over time.

    Giants: Citizen Kabuto

    Rated on February 11, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Still lots of fun, but I think it may have lost some of it's greatness over time.

    Giants: Citizen Kabuto is an entertaining title where you take on the role of 3 different characters (well technically 2, but it's more like 3). You start off as Baz who comes from a race of party...

    11 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Excellent puzzle platforming bogged down by tiring combat.

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    Rated on January 24, 2010 by ebbderelict

    Excellent puzzle platforming bogged down by tiring combat.

    The well written story of Sands of Time is quite simple. You're a Prince who helped unlock a vicious force that turned the people of the land into evil creatures. You did so with the Dagger of Time th...

    8 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    The simplicity of an arcade game, but lacks the intensity.

    Iron Man

    Rated on January 13, 2010 by ebbderelict

    The simplicity of an arcade game, but lacks the intensity.

    Iron Man appears to me to have stripped down to be a straight forward action game. Normally that would be just what I'm looking for, but the trouble is that the action gets repetitive, and isn't very ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    I felt like I had to trudge through the first couple mission before things started feeling fun; but it did get fun.

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    Rated on January 11, 2010 by ebbderelict

    I felt like I had to trudge through the first couple mission before things started feeling fun; but it did get fun.

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine follows the plot of the movie, or so I'm guessing. At the time of this review I have not seen the movie. This is also why I was confused when I played 2 separate missions that...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.