User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.3/10

Total of 229 user reviews spread across 229 releases

  1. 10
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  3. 8
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  • User Rating:3
    Something different.  But not very good.

    King of Clubs

    Something different. But not very good.

    Kin of Clubs is a mini-golf game that borders on puzzle game territory. Along with the standard ball & club, you can unlock a variety of other balls & clubs, such as rubber balls, "sticky" balls, clubs that can curve th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2
    A complete waste of time.  Thankfully it's short.

    Chicago Enforcer

    A complete waste of time. Thankfully it's short.

    I like how the case for Chicago Enforcer has "only on XBox" stamped on it, as if that's impressive, or it somehow elevates the XBox above other consoles that "missed out" on this game. It's quite the opposite, it really... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    A catosrophic glitch absolutely killed this game for me.

    Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

    A catosrophic glitch absolutely killed this game for me.

    Warrior Within is the sequel to PoP:Sands of Time. It contains much of the same gameplay, and the same protagonist, but with a darker tone. The Good: The gameplay in WW continues to be fantastic, just like Sands of ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    What just happened?

    Medal of Honor: Rising Sun

    What just happened?

    Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is another World War II FPS in the MoH franchise, this one taking place in the Pacific theater. Good: The story. MoH games usually do a decent job of setting the atmosphere, and letting yo... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Good for fans of the show, but could have been a lot better.

    The Shield: The Game

    Good for fans of the show, but could have been a lot better.

    As a fan of the TV show, I was hyped about 'The Shield: The Game' FINALLY coming out after being delayed. I read the reviews, mostly very negative, before I bought it. I decided to buy it anyway. The game exceeded what I... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance...with guns.

    Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance...with guns.

    The Basics: FO: BOS is a top-down, hack-n-slash action RPG in a post-nuclear setting. Your character is an initiate in a post-apocalyptic version of an order of knights, the Brotherhood of Steel. Your goal is to track... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A fun multiplayer classic.

    Wizard of Wor

    A fun multiplayer classic.

    Of the stack of games my family had for the Commodore 64, Wizard of Wor was the only one I recall being in cartridge form. As a matter of fact, I forgot cartridges were even available for the Commodore until I came acro... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The horror...the horror...

    Condemned: Criminal Origins

    The horror...the horror...

    I like survival horror games, but normally other than having a bit of a creepy storyline, they're not really what I would consider "scary". Condemned: Criminal Origins kicks the horror up a notch, and the fact that it's... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Good for fans, but could have been so much better.

    The Shield

    Good for fans, but could have been so much better.

    As a fan of the TV show, I was hyped about 'The Shield: The Game' FINALLY coming out after being delayed. I read the reviews, mostly very negative, before I bought it. I decided to buy it anyway. The game exceeded what I... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Probably the coolest video game title ever.

    The Way of the Exploding Fist

    Probably the coolest video game title ever.

    The Way of the Exploding Fist is a one on one, karate style fighting game for the Commodore 64 and other gaming computers of that era. The fights take place with various backgrounds, all of which include an old guy spec... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Isn't it Countdown to Meltdown???

    Countdown to Meltdown

    Isn't it Countdown to Meltdown???

    When I played this game, It was called Countdown to Meltdown, like it says in the picture. I specifically remember this, because I was a kid and didn't know what "meltdown" meant. When I figured it out, it made the gam... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    I can tell you why there was never a "Chapter Two".

    Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn

    I can tell you why there was never a "Chapter Two".

    Yes, I'm secure enough in my masculinity to admit to the world that I bought this game, a game about Unicorns. It was a dollar, so I figured I'd at least get my money's worth. Did I? Just barely. This game stars... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Better run through the jungle.

    ShellShock: Nam '67

    Better run through the jungle.

    The fact: Shellshock: Nam '67 is a third person shooter set during the Vietnam war. You play an "FNG" American soldier fresh off the chopper, and progress to Special Forces throughout the game. What I like: *The st... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    You shouldn't litter.

    Toobin'

    You shouldn't litter.

    I'm not sure what category I'd place Toobin in. Is it action? Is it racing? Is it extreme sports? Is sitting on a rubber donut and floating down the river really "extreme"? It gets a little more extreme when you add... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Think of your favorite sport.  Now crank the speed up and add gratuitous violence.

    Deathrow

    Think of your favorite sport. Now crank the speed up and add gratuitous violence.

    The Fact: Deathrow is a game based on the futuristic (2219 A.D.), fictional sport called Blitz. Blitz can be described as a combination of many sports, but it primarily resembles frisbee, basketball, and mixed martial ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    What, no croquet?

    Summer Games

    What, no croquet?

    Summer Games is a sports video game developed by Epyx and based on many of the games played during the summer Olympic games. The game placed you in a stadium area where multiple sports took place. The game allowed up t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A hard game...

    Stroker

    A hard game...

    When you're eleven years old and playing the Commodore 64 in the late 80's, this game is incredibly hilarious. And you know what, it's even more hilarious now. Except now it's not the actual gameplay that's funny, it's... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A visually striking semi-free roamer that will satisfy those looking for a unique experience.

    Scrapland

    A visually striking semi-free roamer that will satisfy those looking for a unique experience.

    Scrapland is an action/adventure set in a futuristic Earth (called Scrapland) inhabited only by robots. You play the role of D-Tritus, a newcomer to Scrapland who arrives just before a series of high profile murders tak... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Tactical espionage, the old-school way.

    Spy vs. Spy

    Tactical espionage, the old-school way.

    Spy vs. Spy is an early strategy game featuring Black Spy and White Spy (based on their apparel), either of which are playable. The goal is to kill your opponent with booby traps as many times as possible, while collect... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Ultimate two-player game featuring heavy amounts of strategy and humorous deaths.

    Spy vs. Spy

    Ultimate two-player game featuring heavy amounts of strategy and humorous deaths.

    Spy vs. Spy is an early strategy game featuring Black Spy and White Spy (based on their apparel), either of which are playable. The goal is to kill your opponent with booby traps as many times as possible, while collect... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    This game has a few things going for it, but not enough to make it stand out.

    New Legends

    This game has a few things going for it, but not enough to make it stand out.

    New Legends is a beat em up style game in which you have to take out boatloads of enemies with primarily melee style weapons. The game takes place in futuristic China. Your character, Sun Soo, is fighting to defend his... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    All this for some rice pudding?

    Spellbound

    All this for some rice pudding?

    Spellbound is a hybrid game that has a little bit of action platforming, and a lit bit of graphic adventure stlye gameplay. In the game, you play the role of Magic Knight, and you are transported to a castle to rescue yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    This game will leave you spellbound, maybe.

    Spellbound

    This game will leave you spellbound, maybe.

    Spellbound is a hybrid game that has a little bit of action platforming, and a lit bit of graphic adventure stlye gameplay. In the game, you play the role of Magic Knight, and you are transported to a castle to rescue y... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    An average shooter that doesn't do anything really great, but also doesn't do anything horribly wrong.

    Army Men: Sarge's War

    An average shooter that doesn't do anything really great, but also doesn't do anything horribly wrong.

    Army Men: Sarge's War is a third person shooter in which you play 'Sarge', a Sergeant in the Green toy soldier army. Early in the game, the enemy Tan army tricks the Green army into believing there will be a peace cere... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    "Hey Taxi!"

    Space Taxi

    "Hey Taxi!"

    Space Taxi is a C64 game in which you control a futuristic flying taxi cab. The goal of the game is to land on platforms to pick up & drop off fares. The cab is controlled by thrusters, and like a plane it has landing ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    Even if you're skilled in magic you can't make this game very good.

    Napoleon Dynamite: The Game

    Even if you're skilled in magic you can't make this game very good.

    Napoleon Dynamite: The Game does exactly what I expected by not lifting the approval rating of licensed games. This game goes one step further and makes the game a collection of cheap mini-games, with a half-assed plot... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Do some Harriering in 3 dimensions.

    Space Harrier 3D

    Do some Harriering in 3 dimensions.

    Space Harrier is a rail shooter type game that was initially an arcade game, and because of it's extreme popularity it was made for several home consoles and computers. It was actually made twice for the SMS, one of whi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Welcome to the Fantasy Zone.

    Space Harrier

    Welcome to the Fantasy Zone.

    Space Harrier is a rail shooter type game that was initially an arcade game, and because of it's extreme popularity it was made for several home consoles and computers. It was actually made twice for the SMS, one of whi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    One of the cooler arcade games of the time.

    Space Harrier

    One of the cooler arcade games of the time.

    Space Harrier is a rail shooter type game that was initially an arcade game, and because of it's extreme popularity it was made for several home consoles and computers. It was actually made twice for the SMS, one of whi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Harrier than what?

    Space Harrier

    Harrier than what?

    Space Harrier is a rail shooter type game that was initially an arcade game, and because of it's extreme popularity it was made for several home consoles and computers. It was actually made twice for the SMS, one of whi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Harrier than who?

    Space Harrier

    Harrier than who?

    Space Harrier is a rail shooter type game that was initially an arcade game, and because of it's extreme popularity it was made for several home consoles and computers. It was actually made twice for the SMS, one of whi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An underappreciated game with a solid story, good atmosphere, and so-so gameplay.

    RLH: Run Like Hell

    An underappreciated game with a solid story, good atmosphere, and so-so gameplay.

    I'm a few years behind the times with this game, which is usually the case. But I think that allows me to evaluate this game a little more objectively, without any hype surrounding the game any longer. I can only assum... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A coming-of-age game for skateboarding.

    Skate or Die

    A coming-of-age game for skateboarding.

    Before Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, actually LONG befor THPS, there was Skate or Die. Tony Hawk has the benefit of having a pretty sizable skate culture. But when Skate or Die came out, skateboarding was still pretty obscur... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Tony Hawk: Origins

    Skate or Die

    Tony Hawk: Origins

    Before Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, actually LONG befor THPS, there was Skate or Die. Tony Hawk has the benefit of having a pretty sizable skate culture. But when Skate or Die came out, skateboarding was still pretty obscur... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A fun, fairly easy, entertaining game.  Not bad at all.

    Futurama

    A fun, fairly easy, entertaining game. Not bad at all.

    The "professional" reviewer of this game seems to have a trend of frequently being way off on what the general gaming public thinks of games. Although Futurama isn't groundbreaking in any regards, rating this game as "p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The Grand Theft Auto of the 80's.

    Siren City

    The Grand Theft Auto of the 80's.

    With it's top-down urban environment, a working railroad line, and gameplay centered on exploring the city looking for action, it would be no surprise to find out the creators of the original GTA games were influenced by... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Nice graphics for the time, everything else is un-spectacular.

    Dinotopia: The Sunstone Odyssey

    Nice graphics for the time, everything else is un-spectacular.

    Dinotopia: The Sunstone Odyssey is an action/adventure game apparently borne from a series of books based on the fictional land of Dinotopia. Dinotopia is a land where humans and friendly dinosaurs peacefully coexist. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Defend DC against UFO's!  Or don't, it's no big loss.

    Saucer Attack!

    Defend DC against UFO's! Or don't, it's no big loss.

    Saucer Attack is a shoot 'em up style computer game for the Commodore 64. In Saucer Attack, your job is to guard Washington D.C. from flying saucers that are attacking Earth and decide D.C. would be a good start. What ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A few control issues aside, this is a great game.

    Star Fox Adventures

    A few control issues aside, this is a great game.

    Starfox Adventures is an adventure game loosely based on the older games of the Starfox series. I say "loosely" based because the older games are space shooters, whereas SF Adventures is a full scale action game with a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    What were we thinking?

    Samantha Fox Strip Poker

    What were we thinking?

    Yeah, I guess Samantha Fox was pretty hot back in the mid 1980's. But video game graphics absolutely were not. That didn't stop us from buying up games featuring heavily pixelated, a-few-shades-away-from-flesh-colored ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful