User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.3/10

Total of 60 user ratings spread across 60 releases

  1. 10
    (3)
  2. 9
    (18)
  3. 8
    (24)
  4. 7
    (10)
  5. 6
    (2)
  6. 5
    (0)
  7. 4
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  8. 3
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  • Review Score:3.5
    WAY Too short + Dumbed Down Gameplay + Not much new = Big Waste of Money

    Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

    WAY Too short + Dumbed Down Gameplay + Not much new = Big Waste of Money

    I'm a huge fan of COH and really enjoyed the original game and Opposing Fronts expansion, so I was very excited that more COH was coming are way. I can't begin to describe how disappointed I was in this game. Honestly,... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3
    So bad it's not even funny

    Sid Meier's Civilization V

    So bad it's not even funny

    I'm a hardcore civver. I've been playing Civilization games for years and still play Civ IV avidly - it's one of the best games ever IMO. I'm heavily involved in the Civ community as well. Just like all civvers, I eage... Read Full Review

    12 of 14 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Mafia II (Digital Deluxe Edition)

  • Review Score:8
    Mafia II delivers on several aspects that made the first game a classic, but it feels like it is missing something

    Mafia II

    Mafia II delivers on several aspects that made the first game a classic, but it feels like it is missing something

    It has been a very long time since I played Mafia I on the Xbox. No more consoles for me now. I really enjoyed the first game. It was an experience in and of itself. Great story, great graphics for the time and a nice... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Braid

  • Review Score:8.5
    Braid is a work of Art

    Braid

    Braid is a work of Art

    I'm not much for platformers, even back in the day when they were more dominant. For some reason, Braid intrigued me with it's visuals and puzzle like gameplay, so I took a chance and bought the game. Let me first ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    An RPG with lost potential but still enjoyable

    Gothic 3

    An RPG with lost potential but still enjoyable

    I really debated internally about what score to give this game. There are so many now infamous flaws and bugs that one could easily give the game a sub-par score and I know many fans did not finish or avoided the game d... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    An A-1 production from top to bottom. Highly addictive gameplay!

    Company of Heroes

    An A-1 production from top to bottom. Highly addictive gameplay!

    It's been a couple of years since I originally reviewed this game. However, although I gave it an exceptional review and score back then, I was disappointed in how the review was written. Having played the game quite a ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    King's Bounty provides a beautiful fantasy world and great TBS experience

    King's Bounty: The Legend

    King's Bounty provides a beautiful fantasy world and great TBS experience

    Turned-based strategy is probably my favorite genre. Games like Silent Storm and CIV IV top my list of favorite games. I've played Heroes of Might and Magic (HOMM) V and for the most part enjoyed it, but grew tired of i... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Sid Meier's Pirates!

  • Review Score:7.5
    Prince of ???

    Prince of Persia

    Prince of ???

    As a fan of the now classic POP trilogy, I was very excited to hear that a new POP series was coming out. I purchased the new POP game as soon as it came out. The game has a lot of merits and is certainly inspired by i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Soldiers: Heroes of World War II

  • Review Score:8.5
    Company of Commandos in a Silent Storm

    Soldiers: Heroes of World War II

    Company of Commandos in a Silent Storm

    SHOWWII came well after the Commandos series and a bit before the Company of Heroes series. Basically, it's the best of both worlds in real-time squad-based tactical gameplay. I'd say it doesn't have quite the scope of... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie

  • Review Score:8
    One of the better movie-based games in recent years

    Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie

    One of the better movie-based games in recent years

    It almost goes without saying that games based on movies are generally tragic epic fails. Most are rush jobs pushed out to make a quick buck on or around the release of a huge blockbuster. The only such game I can thin... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Best adventure game I've played...ever

    The Longest Journey

    Best adventure game I've played...ever

    It's been a few years since I played TLJ and I was surprised that I had yet to write a review of this great adventure game. I wouldn't say I'm a huge fan of the adventure genre - preferring more of the action adventure... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    I shall conquer the world!!! cough cough

    Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords

    I shall conquer the world!!! cough cough

    I'll keep this short and sweet since this is an expansion pack. Warlords provides a significant improvement to already exceptional CIV IV turn-based historic strategy game. I've actually read several complaints on boar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    CIV IV is simply one of the best strategy games available

    Sid Meier's Civilization IV

    CIV IV is simply one of the best strategy games available

    I tend to write a lot in my reviews, but I will try to keep this one brief since much has already been said about this great game. Most gamers have heard of the Civilization series whether they've played it or not. CI... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Best of both strategy worlds

    Medieval II: Total War

    Best of both strategy worlds

    MTW II is the first Total War game that I've played in the series. I've logged quite of few hours now playing vanilla, Kingdoms, and a few mods like Stainless Steel, so I figured it's time to add my thoughts. MTWII is... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Beautiful game, little substance

    Tomb Raider: Underworld

    Beautiful game, little substance

    Generally, I try to be as accurate as possible when scoring a game. I don't rant during the entire review and then give the game an 8.5 or higher like I see a lot of reviewers do on this sight. I gave TRU a 7.5, but ha... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Tomb Raider: Underworld

  • Review Score:7
    Good game, but I wouldn't say it's great

    Mass Effect

    Good game, but I wouldn't say it's great

    Okay, I guess I'll probably get a lot of flak for writing a less than stellar review for such a well received game. I just don' t understand they hype about this game. There's no question there is much to like about th... Read Full Review

    13 of 17 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Much better game than expected

    Silent Heroes

    Much better game than expected

    I would call Silent Heroes an "extension" of Soldiers: Heroes of World War II. It reminds me, in a way, of Hammer & Sickle which was a follow-up to the absolutely excellent Silent Storm. Both Silent Heroes and Hammer &... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Great expansion...I need more

    Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

    Great expansion...I need more

    It was great to pick COH back up with the new expansion. I played the Brit campaign first which is set around the battle of Caen. The Brits offer a nice variation in gameplay to the original game playing as Americans. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Very Very Difficult game that's not for everyone, but it's a great game

    Hammer & Sickle

    Very Very Difficult game that's not for everyone, but it's a great game

    I can understand why the Gamespot reviewer gave this game a not so hot rating. In the relatively short time these guys have to get their review out, I don' t think they can fully appreciate a game like this. I should f... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10
     One of the most challenging, addictive and enjoyable games I've played.  Desperados is an unknown classic.

    Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive

    One of the most challenging, addictive and enjoyable games I've played. Desperados is an unknown classic.

    First of all, I should state that I'm not a huge gamer. I grew up playing the old Atari, Commodore and Intellevisions games, plus Arcade. Now in my 30s, I've re-entered in the world of gaming. The technology is fantas... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive

  • Rating:9

    The Witcher

  • Review Score:9.5
    Medieval Combat does not get any better than M&B

    Mount & Blade

    Medieval Combat does not get any better than M&B

    I thought I'd write a quick review now and expect to update it later as game is updated. Technically, Mount & Blade has not been released, but has been in beta form for several years. This review is as of beta relea... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9

    Tomb Raider: Anniversary

  • Review Score:8.9
    Love me some Lara!

    Tomb Raider: Anniversary

    Love me some Lara!

    As someone who just got into gaming in the last 3 years, I never played the original Tomb Raider and basically can't at this point. I have played several of the more recent and compatible TR games like AOD, Chronicles an... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    Commandos 3: Destination Berlin

  • Review Score:10
    It's a crime that this game is not more popular

    Silent Storm: Sentinels

    It's a crime that this game is not more popular

    I've submitted reviews for Silent Storm and SS: Gold Edition previously. The Gold Edition includes the original SS and the Sentinels expansion pack. I thought I'd write a quick review here as SS is simply my favorite ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.7
    Good action rpg  - not the best, but worth the time

    Dungeon Siege II

    Good action rpg - not the best, but worth the time

    I just finished up Dungeon Siege II yesterday. This game is a good action RPG/dungeon hack - whatever you want to call it. I played the first Dungeon Siege a few years back and was just wowed by the graphics. I thought ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8
    NeverWinter Nights of the Old Republic - me likey!!!

    Neverwinter Nights 2

    NeverWinter Nights of the Old Republic - me likey!!!

    Finally a game has come around recently that I'm interested in. I have had a long drought with video games over the past year. The last decent game was Tomb Raider: Legends. I like RPGs to a degree, but while often in... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Voyage Century

  • Rating:6.8

    Indigo Prophecy

  • Review Score:6.8
    Interesting story but poor gameplay

    Fahrenheit

    Interesting story but poor gameplay

    In one respect, this is a beautiful and innovative game with an interesting and somewhat immersive story. I bought this game because of the excellent reviews and nod in Gamespots GOY awards. I'd say overall that I'm gl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3.4
    HUGE MISTAKE!!!!!!!!!!!

    Commandos Strike Force

    HUGE MISTAKE!!!!!!!!!!!

    This game should never had been made. Bring back the old commandos style games. Pyros should be ashamed for ruining one of the best game series ever with the moronic attempt at a run-of-the-mill WWII FPS game. Like th... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge