User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.54/10

Total of 293 user reviews spread across 293 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
    (89)
  4. 7
    (57)
  5. 6
    (22)
  6. 5
    (25)
  7. 4
    (11)
  8. 3
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  • User Rating:7
    The lack of online really hurts an otherwise good remake of a decent game.

    Star Fox 64 3D

    The lack of online really hurts an otherwise good remake of a decent game.

    Fifteen years ago, Nintendo 64 gamers were exposed to a rail-shooter that would become a multiplayer fan favorite for years to come. Now that game is back with updated visuals, controls and full 3D support for the Ninten... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Such a great game

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Platinum)

    Such a great game

    When fans found out they were going to be playing as an old man in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 4 many people were skeptical to say the lease. It had a similar response as when we all found out the new Zelda The Wind Wa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    It's internet on the Wii! whaaaaaaaaaasussssssup

    Internet Channel

    It's internet on the Wii! whaaaaaaaaaasussssssup

    Alright here's the deal. Some guy invents internet, they put it on Wii. This is the original internet that was held back for so long but it's finally here! so, how is it? Well, the real internet kicks ass but seriousl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Flower might not be the game you'd buy a PS3 game for but it will be the game you'll be glad you'd bought a PS3.

    flower

    Flower might not be the game you'd buy a PS3 game for but it will be the game you'll be glad you'd bought a PS3.

    Every so often a game comes out, such as the recent Wii game Fragile, that go for a more artsy approach in terms of visuals, music and storyline but fall short in the gameplay. It seems the developers are fully aware of ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    I expected little and was still disappointed

    Noby Noby Boy

    I expected little and was still disappointed

    Being a huge fan of Katamari Damacy, I thought this would be a neat little downloadable title. From the screenshots it looked like it had that obscure and offbeat style Katamari used so I figured it would be a fun game j... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    In many ways better than the game that preceded it.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Majora no Kamen (w/Memory Pack)

    In many ways better than the game that preceded it.

    With the success of Ocarina of Time, a sequel was in high demand, and fans wanted to play it as soon as they could instead of waiting six years for the next one to be released. Well, Nintendo heard the cries of gamers al... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Here we have Ubisoft's best game since Rayman 2.

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    Here we have Ubisoft's best game since Rayman 2.

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a sequel to those old PC games you may remember playing. Sands of Time holds up pretty well to the point of the old Prince of Persia games, which is platforming and puzzles. Sands o... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Disney? Final Fantasy? Intersting mix.

    Kingdom Hearts

    Disney? Final Fantasy? Intersting mix.

    Squaresoft was daring enough to combine Disney with Final Fantasy in Kingdom Hearts. Some might think, "Disney characters? How stupid this game is going to be for little kids!" Well it's not really for little kids becaus... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Crossbow Training is a very fun albeit short experience that could've been so much more with more levels and bosses.

    Link's Crossbow Training

    Crossbow Training is a very fun albeit short experience that could've been so much more with more levels and bosses.

    Link's Crossbow Training is one of the last things you'd come to expect from Nintendo. These side games, or spin-offs are often occurring in the Mario universe but not so much in the other famous Nintendo franchises with... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5
    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 for the PS2 minus great graphics, sound, replay and a soul.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 for the PS2 minus great graphics, sound, replay and a soul.

    Tony Hawk 4 really shouldn't have been on the PS1. By the time it came out everyone already had a PS2 which had already been out for 2 years and in addition to that the Gamecube and Xbox had been out for a year and this ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    It may be lacking a bit of stuff but that doesn't hold it back from being an awesome collection.

    Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection

    It may be lacking a bit of stuff but that doesn't hold it back from being an awesome collection.

    Metal Gear Solid is one series that you will not find a bad game in it. Looking back on many awesome franchises like Zelda, Final Fantasy, etc. you will see the couple of bad games from such good franchises, but not for ... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Not quite as good as the original, but is still a very good PS2 game worth a rental.

    Tales of Legendia

    Not quite as good as the original, but is still a very good PS2 game worth a rental.

    Tales of Symphonia was one of the best Gamecube RPGs. Fans were eagerly awaiting a sequel. Now, in 2006 about a year and a half later Tales of Legendia comes out exclusive to the PS2. That may be bad for the ToS fans who... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best RPG's ever turns out to be one of the most lighthearted games ever.

    Mario Story

    One of the best RPG's ever turns out to be one of the most lighthearted games ever.

    Paper Mario is the spiritual successor to a little game called Super Mario RPG that was released about ten years ago. What SMRPG did was bring Mario into the RPG world. At this time, Mario had gone kart racing and star c... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Once you get past its tough controls and repetitive nature, there's a lot to like.

    Me & My Katamari

    Once you get past its tough controls and repetitive nature, there's a lot to like.

    Katamari Damacy was one of those most unique games out there when it was released in 2004. It instantly became a cult classic and spawned a sequel a year later. Namco also decided it would be a good idea to make Katamari... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Not only is Mario Galaxy the best looking, best sounding and longest Mario game, but it is also the most fun.

    Super Mario Galaxy

    Not only is Mario Galaxy the best looking, best sounding and longest Mario game, but it is also the most fun.

    Super Mario 64 was a tough act to follow. Although its successor, Super Mario Sunshine was a great game, it did not feel like a true sequel. We waited 11 years until its true sequel came out and that game is Super Mario ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Best Pokemon game since Gold.

    Pocket Monsters Pearl

    Best Pokemon game since Gold.

    Finally the Pokemon games we've all been waiting for are here, and this main question everyone is asking is, are they any good? Well yeah, in fact Pokemon Diamond and Pearl are the best Pokemon games since Gold and Si... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    TF2 rises above the rest in terms of its intense fast paced gameplay and strange, but unique cartoon like graphics.

    Team Fortress 2

    TF2 rises above the rest in terms of its intense fast paced gameplay and strange, but unique cartoon like graphics.

    Team Fortress 2 was a bit of a surprise to me. I had never heard of the first Team Fortress, and if I had I must have forgotten about it because I had known nothing about the game at all. Then all of a sudden when Valve ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    After playing Metroid with motion controls, I never want to go back to playing with a traditional controller.

    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    After playing Metroid with motion controls, I never want to go back to playing with a traditional controller.

    Metroid is like the brainchild of...well...nothing. I see Metroid as a genre defining kind of game. I see it as the series that brought life into the sidescrolling adventure style of gameplay. People shouldn't see Met... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    If you're looking for a tough as nails, but highly addictive video game, look no further.

    Metroid

    If you're looking for a tough as nails, but highly addictive video game, look no further.

    Metroid came out in 1986 for the NES and became really the first well known, and maybe first game to have a kick ass female hero. For anyone who played the game, Nintendo even said Samus was a "he" in the manual, thought... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Sequels are supposed to add to the game that preceded them, not deduct from.

    Tony Hawk's Project 8

    Sequels are supposed to add to the game that preceded them, not deduct from.

    The Tony Hawk's Pro Skater franchise has really established its name into the video game industry ever since the release of the original in 1999. The only problem is, since 1999 we have not seen a year without a Tony Haw... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Sequels are supposed to add to the game that preceded them, not deduct from.

    Tony Hawk's Project 8

    Sequels are supposed to add to the game that preceded them, not deduct from.

    The Tony Hawk's Pro Skater franchise has really established its name into the video game industry ever since the release of the original in 1999. The only problem is, since 1999 we have not seen a year without a Tony Haw... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Best skateboarding game ever.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

    Best skateboarding game ever.

    Best skateboarding game ever. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is the skateboarding you must play. The Tony Hawk series zips right past all of those other copy offs like Street Sk8er and it's just packed with fun and value. R... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Best skateboarding game ever.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

    Best skateboarding game ever.

    Best skateboarding game ever. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is the skateboarding you must play. The Tony Hawk series zips right past all of those other copy offs like Street Sk8er and it's just packed with fun and value. R... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Best skateboarding game ever.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

    Best skateboarding game ever.

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is the skateboarding you must play. The Tony Hawk series zips right past all of those other copy offs like Street Sk8er and it's just packed with fun and value. Right now, you can pick this ga... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Mario Power Tennis is easily the best Mario sports game ever made.

    Mario Power Tennis

    Mario Power Tennis is easily the best Mario sports game ever made.

    Mario Tennis was, and remains the best Mario sports game available. Ever since it was first released on Nintendo 64 in 2000, it brought a large amount of fans to the Mario sports series, almost making it a new genre. Mar... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Playing it alone? Don't bother. Buy this only if you want some awesome multiplayer.

    Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

    Playing it alone? Don't bother. Buy this only if you want some awesome multiplayer.

    And while it may not innovate much from Mario Kart 64, it is a very very fun game that no one who has a Gamecube should miss. Actually, no one should miss it period. What makes this game so dang fun enough to get a 10... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Kingdom Hearts II isn't as good as its predecessor but still ranks pretty high as an action/RPG.

    Kingdom Hearts II

    Kingdom Hearts II isn't as good as its predecessor but still ranks pretty high as an action/RPG.

    Kingdom Hearts, at the core was an awesome game but it fell due to a large amount of flaws. Still, it was a very popular game that lots of people everywhere loved and eagerly waited for a sequel. Kingdom Hearts: Chain of... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    I got bored of this game way too quickly. If you have a dog, there is no point in getting Nintendogs.

    Nintendogs: Lab & Friends

    I got bored of this game way too quickly. If you have a dog, there is no point in getting Nintendogs.

    Althought raising a dog virtually makes the world look lazy, it's still an excellent and innovative creation. When you think of it, we live in an incredibly lazy world. Think of it, TV broadcast on your cell-phone, diet ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1
    Words can't tell how much I despise this game. Only burning the disc can.

    Sesame Street: Elmo's Number Journey

    Words can't tell how much I despise this game. Only burning the disc can.

    The character modes look alright but there is No detail in the level design, it's very monotonous and repetitive and boring. There are crappy minigames at the end of each level and they all suck. The areas you visit are ... Read Full Review

    8 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    It's a me, Mario in one of the best games ever!

    Super Mario World: Super Mario Bros. 4

    It's a me, Mario in one of the best games ever!

    I love this game. Seriously, who doesn't? Super Mario World is a game that just never gets old. It's not the best in the series, but it still is awesome. I am playing this game whenever I have my SNES out. This was al... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    All I have to say about MGS 3 is that it is the best game on PS2. Or at least close to.

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

    All I have to say about MGS 3 is that it is the best game on PS2. Or at least close to.

    Metal Gear Solid, is a series where people love it, or don’t like it. Or they have never played (or heard) of it. I happen to be a big fan of the series and I’ll have much to say about the game in my review. If you ar... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Donkey Konga 2 is a good sequel, but there is almost nothing new and a lot of the songs can't be called classics.

    Donkey Konga 2

    Donkey Konga 2 is a good sequel, but there is almost nothing new and a lot of the songs can't be called classics.

    Donkey Konga 2 is the not so long awaited sequel to 2004's Donkey Konga. In fact, this game came only eight months after the original. But the only key difference that you'll find is the new song list. There are some ad ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    RE4 is not only a game that RE fans will love, but one that newcomers will enjoy just as much.

    BioHazard 4

    RE4 is not only a game that RE fans will love, but one that newcomers will enjoy just as much.

    In Resident Evil 4 you play as Leon S. Kennedy, previously from Resident Evil 2. Leon's mission is to search for the president's kidnapped daughter Ashley and bring her back home safe. However, when Leon reaches Europe w... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Some realism in video games is fine, but not to the point where the realism drains from the fun.

    Forza Motorsport

    Some realism in video games is fine, but not to the point where the realism drains from the fun.

    If Forza Motorsport is the Xbox's answer for Gran Turismo 4 then why is it not as good? First off, if you thought it was hard to steer in Gran Turismo 4 then try Forza's handling. The game feels like your steering your c... Read Full Review

    2 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Gran Turismo 4 is probably the best car simulation available on any platform. Ever.

    Gran Turismo 4

    Gran Turismo 4 is probably the best car simulation available on any platform. Ever.

    After waiting about three and a half years for the next installment of the Gran Turismo series since GT3, I'd have to say that it was well worth the wait. Everything, literally everything has been improved this time arou... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Not Sony's answer to Mario on the Playstation, but a good effort none the less.

    Crash Bandicoot (Platinum)

    Not Sony's answer to Mario on the Playstation, but a good effort none the less.

    In a time where Sony is desperetely in seek of a decent mascot, Crash Bandicoot jumps onto the platforming scene making him one of Playstation's mascots until VU took control of the series and made it multiplatform. Cras... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    If only it was a little longer, it would've been near perfect.

    Star Fox

    If only it was a little longer, it would've been near perfect.

    If you thought Star Fox 64 was the first game in the Star Fox series, then you're wrong. The original Star Fox came out in 1993 for the Super Nintendo and started one of Nintendo's landmark series that is still around to... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Simply said, this is one of the best traditional RPG games made.

    Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi

    Simply said, this is one of the best traditional RPG games made.

    Any video gamer knows that if they're looking for a lengthy gaming experience, then they should go to an RPG game. However, not all RPG games have that charm. Take a game like Fable for example. It's so good and so fun b... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:2.5
    A sad day for Square-Enix.

    Unlimited SaGa (Collector's Edition)

    A sad day for Square-Enix.

    Look at any game store and you'll see that the cheapest Square-Enix/Squaresoft game there is Unlimited SaGa. The game is $3.99 used because it is total crap. The world isn't open ended like an RPG game should, the battle... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    As long as you have a friend who is a fan of Tekken, or fighting games in general, you'll have a blast with Tekken 4.

    Tekken 4

    As long as you have a friend who is a fan of Tekken, or fighting games in general, you'll have a blast with Tekken 4.

    Any fighting game fan out there should know all about Namco's Tekken series. It's gone a long way since it was first introduced in the arcades in 1994. After Tekken 3 came in 1998, Tekken: Tag Tournament followed in 2001... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful