User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.09/10

Total of 79 user ratings spread across 79 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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  • Review Score:10
    With its great story, combat, graphics, and 1950's vibe, Fallout 3 a life-changing game that would be a sin to miss.

    Fallout 3

    With its great story, combat, graphics, and 1950's vibe, Fallout 3 a life-changing game that would be a sin to miss.

    Nuclear War. These two words send a chill down everyone's spine and it's what caused the world to end in Fallout 3. After several tense years, the United States and China waged nuclear war with each other in the year 207... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Fallout 3

  • Review Score:8.5
    Call of Duty 4 steps into a time machine and despite getting slightly lost in translation, still delivers lots of fun.

    Call of Duty: World at War

    Call of Duty 4 steps into a time machine and despite getting slightly lost in translation, still delivers lots of fun.

    There's no doubt that Call of Duty 4 was an amazing game. It had a short, but dramatic single-player campaign backed-up by some endlessly entertaining multiplayer. But why did Infinity Ward put the fourth Call of Duty in... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Call of Duty: World at War

  • Review Score:10
    Half Life 2 isn't just a great game, it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you'll never forget.

    Half-Life 2

    Half Life 2 isn't just a great game, it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you'll never forget.

    First person shooters changed forever in 1998 when an unknown gaming developer known as Valve released a game known as Half-Life. It revolutionized the genre with cinematic gameplay, intense combat, and a story filled wi... Read Full Review

    11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Half-Life 2

  • Review Score:9.5
    Even when you look beyond the beautiful graphics, Crysis is a stunning game that impresses in nearly every way possible.

    Crysis

    Even when you look beyond the beautiful graphics, Crysis is a stunning game that impresses in nearly every way possible.

    One thing that all videogames try to do is make you feel like you're in the game. Whether it's by using a plastic guitar to make you feel like a rockstar or motion sensing controls that make you feel like you're actually... Read Full Review

    9 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Crysis

  • Review Score:9
    While it lacks originality, World Tour puts in enough stuff to make it an extremely fun game alone or with friends!

    Guitar Hero World Tour

    While it lacks originality, World Tour puts in enough stuff to make it an extremely fun game alone or with friends!

    Guitar Hero was the first game to truly jumpstart the music genre (no, not you DDR). And then in 2007, Harmonix, the developer of the first two Guitar Hero games released their latest title with EA Games known as Rock Ba... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Guitar Hero World Tour

  • Rating:7.5

    Mirror's Edge

  • Review Score:7.5
    Mirror's Edge provides a unique twist on the fps genre with  great greats visuals and music until it abruptly ends.

    Mirror's Edge

    Mirror's Edge provides a unique twist on the fps genre with great greats visuals and music until it abruptly ends.

    Mirror's Edge amazed people when it was first shown to the public. DICE Stockholm – the developer best known for the Battlefield series decided to take a break from traditional military combat and instead replaced captur... Read Full Review

    12 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    An immersive atmosphere combined with a great story, and graphics make Chaos Theory an essential to anyone's collection!

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

    An immersive atmosphere combined with a great story, and graphics make Chaos Theory an essential to anyone's collection!

    The first Splinter Cell received very positive reception for offering unique gameplay with a believable story. Its sequel also received good scores, but was somewhat criticized for being too similar to the original. But ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Far Cry 2 provides great action in a superb environment, but it all feels the same over time.

    Far Cry 2

    Far Cry 2 provides great action in a superb environment, but it all feels the same over time.

    2003's Far Cry was considered by many to be the most revolutionary PC First Person Shooter since Half Life with its sandbox gameplay, lush graphics (for its time), and solid mix of shooting and driving on a beautiful isl... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    With a nearly perfect setlist, great online multiplayer, and smooth graphics. Guitar Hero III is a winner all around!

    Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

    With a nearly perfect setlist, great online multiplayer, and smooth graphics. Guitar Hero III is a winner all around!

    When I first played the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock demo, I was a bit skeptical. I only liked one song in brief five-song demo (Rock You Like a Hurricane) and everything felt uncomfortably different from Guitar Hero... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    Compared to the newer Guitar Heroes, GHII is simply an okay offline only game filled with a cover-infected setlist.

    Guitar Hero II (Game only)

    Compared to the newer Guitar Heroes, GHII is simply an okay offline only game filled with a cover-infected setlist.

    When I first played Guitar Hero II, it was an amazing experience. You truly felt like you were a rockstar playing in a huge arena filled with thousands of screaming fans. But after playing countless hours of Guitar Hero ... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Despite the steep learning curve and overall difficulty, CS:S is a highly addictive game if you put in enough effort.

    Counter-Strike: Source

    Despite the steep learning curve and overall difficulty, CS:S is a highly addictive game if you put in enough effort.

    Videogames are generally something we play for fun because we like to enjoy them and relax while playing. And you certainly won't get those feelings when you first play Counter Strike Source. CS:S is an updated version o... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    While it might not seem like much on the outside, L4D packs enough innovative features to make it an excellent title.

    Left 4 Dead

    While it might not seem like much on the outside, L4D packs enough innovative features to make it an excellent title.

    Valve has always been known for making great FPS games, and while Left 4 Dead might not seem like much on the outside, it packs enough innovative features to make it a surprisingly excellent title. L4D plays out like a c... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Left 4 Dead

  • Review Score:9.5
    Rock Band doesn't just improve music games, it redefines them!

    Rock Band

    Rock Band doesn't just improve music games, it redefines them!

    I remember first hearing about Rock Band on an Official Xbox Magazine podcast while riding a bus. Taking the concept of Guitar Hero, and then expanding it with vocals, bass, and drums sounded great at the time, but when ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    While it isn't the most original game ever, Halo managed to do many things that revolutionized the genre forever!

    Halo (Xbox Collection)

    While it isn't the most original game ever, Halo managed to do many things that revolutionized the genre forever!

    Before Halo, there weren't many console FPS games that were well-received. There was Goldeneye and the original Turok, but other than that, the blockbuster FPS games remained on the PC until Halo came out and saved the X... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Assassin's Creed

  • Review Score:5
    Really just Prince of Persia disguised as Assassin's Creed

    Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles

    Really just Prince of Persia disguised as Assassin's Creed

    When I bought this game at Gamestop for $20, I was kinda excited for it. Assassin's Creed was a splash hit on Xbox 360 and for some dumb reason, I expected the game for the DS version. But boy was I wrong. Altair's Chron... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Beware! Your insurance premium is about to go WAAAY up!

    Burnout Paradise

    Beware! Your insurance premium is about to go WAAAY up!

    Burnout is a racing series that has truly managed to survive for quite a while due to its high-speed racing with insane crashes. But when Burnout Revenge was rereleased for the Xbox 360 a few years ago, the only new chan... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    5 games, one box, and infinite fun!

    The Orange Box

    5 games, one box, and infinite fun!

    Valve is known to be one of the most respected and creative developers out there, and while they've only made 2 complete games (Half Life and Half Life 2) they still know what makes a great game. So what happens when you... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    The Orange Box

  • Review Score:9.5
    Liked the original, Retro Evolved, or Galaxies? You'll LOVE Evolved 2!

    Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2

    Liked the original, Retro Evolved, or Galaxies? You'll LOVE Evolved 2!

    Geometry Wars Retro Evolved first came out on the Xbox Live Arcade at the Xbox 360's launch. It was an instant hit and became the first "gotta play it" XBLA games. And 3 years later, those darn people at Bizzare Creation... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    AudioSurf

  • Review Score:6
    While it looks cool at first, Audiosurf is really just an interactive music visualizer.

    AudioSurf

    While it looks cool at first, Audiosurf is really just an interactive music visualizer.

    When Audiosurf first came out, it seemed like a great idea. Drive a little car/spaceship/samurai robot thing to the speed and beat of your favorite songs. But after a while, Audiosurf becomes extremeley boring and you wi... Read Full Review

    1 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Lumines

  • Review Score:7.5
    Despite the nearly infuriating difficulty, Lumines manages to provide hip club music with a solid puzzle game.

    Lumines: Oto to Hikari no Denshoku Puzzle

    Despite the nearly infuriating difficulty, Lumines manages to provide hip club music with a solid puzzle game.

    Lumines is still this day, the best psp launch title out there. It has a zen-like feel to it that combines hip j-pop club music with a simple puzzle game that makes this a title that's perfect for car trip or waiting in ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    While the console version is much better, SWBF2 almost manages to provide the same console experience to go!

    Star Wars: Battlefront II

    While the console version is much better, SWBF2 almost manages to provide the same console experience to go!

    Everyone loves the classic battles from Star Wars and Star Wars Battlefront is the perfect game to let you experience these battles. But what about taking the battles to go? Star Wars Battlefront 2 for the psp lets you d... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Star Wars: Battlefront II (DVD Edition)

  • Review Score:8
    Despite the pointless single-player, UT3 manages to provide a solid old-school feeling fps that still feels modern.

    Unreal Tournament III

    Despite the pointless single-player, UT3 manages to provide a solid old-school feeling fps that still feels modern.

    FPS games have been one of the most evolving genres in the recent years. With so many being released, developers are experimenting with new ideas with mixed results. But Epic Games has managed to deliver a solid FPS by a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Despite a long delay and the lack of multiplayer, Pandora Tomorrow is worthy sequel of the original Splinter Cell.

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow

    Despite a long delay and the lack of multiplayer, Pandora Tomorrow is worthy sequel of the original Splinter Cell.

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell was a surprise smash-hit that came out of nowhere. And the sequel definitely lives up to the original despite the lack of multiplayer. This time around, Sam Fisher has a wider selection of gadg... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    There isn't anything terribly unique about Call of Duty 3, nor anything terribly bad about it.

    Call of Duty 3

    There isn't anything terribly unique about Call of Duty 3, nor anything terribly bad about it.

    Call of Duty 2 was a somewhat surprise hit during the Xbox 360 launch when everyone expected Perfect Dark Zero to dominate the launch sales. But a strong campaign and addictive multiplayer was what made Call of Duty 2 su... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Despite the fact that SC came out of nowhere. It's still one of the best games I've ever played!

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

    Despite the fact that SC came out of nowhere. It's still one of the best games I've ever played!

    To this day, I still don't know what got me into Splinter Cell. Was it the fact that I like spy stuff, or maybe the intriguing modern storyline? I don't know, but Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is still one of my favorite ac... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

  • Review Score:6
    While casual gamers will go nuts over this, the hardcore will be dissapointed in the end.

    Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!

    While casual gamers will go nuts over this, the hardcore will be dissapointed in the end.

    Brain Age seemed like a really good idea at the time. An educational videogame that let you do simple brain exercises to keep your noggin thinking. And while it's fun for a few months, you'll end up not caring about it i... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    A surprisingly good rhythm game that doesn't require a dance pad or guitar controller!

    Boom Boom Rocket

    A surprisingly good rhythm game that doesn't require a dance pad or guitar controller!

    Boom Boom Rocket is a great example of a casual Xbox Live Arcade game that the hardcore can enjoy as well. The game's goal is simple-detonate the colored fireworks to the rhythm of the music. You got four different color... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful