User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.36/10

Total of 71 user ratings spread across 71 releases

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  • Rating:9

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

  • Rating:8

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

  • Rating:7.5

    Devil May Cry 4

  • Rating:9.5

    Lost Odyssey

  • Rating:5

    Baroque

  • Review Score:9
    The best Castlevania game never to hit these shores...

    Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo

    The best Castlevania game never to hit these shores...

    Overview: If you've noticed one thing while browsing through my reviews, it is the fact that I like Castlevania, or rather, adore it. I have done so ever since playing the original Castlevania on the NES, in all its 8 bi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    An audio-visual tour-de-force, Rogue Leader is one of the Gamecube's most impressive and entertaining games.

    Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron II

    An audio-visual tour-de-force, Rogue Leader is one of the Gamecube's most impressive and entertaining games.

    Overview: As a long-time Star Wars fan, I've always loved to try the newest Star Wars game. From the original vector-based Star Wars Arcade game on, there's just something about being able to tap into an universe that yo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    One of the most impressive shooters of all time, and sadly, one of the least played. Radiant Silvergun is a classic.

    Radiant Silvergun

    One of the most impressive shooters of all time, and sadly, one of the least played. Radiant Silvergun is a classic.

    Overview: Quite possibly the most impressive shooter of all-time, Treasure's Radiant Silvergun sets a new standard for subsequent titles in the genre. Of all the great shooters that have come before, and to this point si... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    A decent game hampered by unintuitive controls and the occasional bad camera angle, Blue Stinger still manages to amuse.

    Blue Stinger

    A decent game hampered by unintuitive controls and the occasional bad camera angle, Blue Stinger still manages to amuse.

    Overview: It's a good thing Blue Stinger is a launch title, because had it been released later, closer to Capcom's Resident Evil: Code Veronica, it would have been drowned in the torrent of comparison. Developed by Clima... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Final Fantasy's 16-bit debut is a trip worth taking...again.

    Final Fantasy IV Easytype

    Final Fantasy's 16-bit debut is a trip worth taking...again.

    Overview: While often regarded as simply a necessary evolutionary step from the NES/Famicom Final Fantasy games, using only a fraction of what the Super NES hardware was capable, Final Fantasy II (IV in Japan) is frankly... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    The origin of a gaming phenomena. The first Final Fantasy is historic, in both precedence and playability.

    Final Fantasy

    The origin of a gaming phenomena. The first Final Fantasy is historic, in both precedence and playability.

    Overview: Of all the names to come and go in the history of gaming, perhaps none has weathered so well as that of Final Fantasy. In iteration after iteration, SquareSoft's flagship series has displayed the quality, with ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.5
    A bad Mortal Kombat-clone that has one saving grace: Angus' Balls of Fire! Humor aside, avoid Kasumi Ninja...

    Kasumi Ninja

    A bad Mortal Kombat-clone that has one saving grace: Angus' Balls of Fire! Humor aside, avoid Kasumi Ninja...

    Overview: At the time of the Jaguar's release, 2D fighters were among the biggest sellers, with none bigger than the Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat series. Atari, needed a comparable title for the Jaguar, and Handmade ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    One of the best Jag games available, Iron Soldier 2 is a game for people who love to blow up everything.

    Iron Soldier 2

    One of the best Jag games available, Iron Soldier 2 is a game for people who love to blow up everything.

    Overview: I remember when I came home from college, just sitting around doing nothing, when all of a sudden, the knock of my friendly neighborhood UPS man awakened me from my stupor. I had ordered Iron Soldier 2 and Worl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    The Jaguar's swan song delivers on much of the platform's unrealized potential. One of the finest games of its kind.

    Battlesphere

    The Jaguar's swan song delivers on much of the platform's unrealized potential. One of the finest games of its kind.

    Overview: At long last, Battle Sphere has arrived. The story of 4Play is well documented among the Jaguar fans out there. A small development team gets together, makes a game, which betters Atari's own efforts, but Atari... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    As RPG's go, Towers II is something of a disappointment. The Jag could have done much better than this.

    Towers II: Plight of the Stargazer

    As RPG's go, Towers II is something of a disappointment. The Jag could have done much better than this.

    Overview: Unfortunately for the Jaguar, RPG's were never its strong-suit, with only one or two titles that could even be considered a "Role Playing Game" to begin with. Towers II: Plight of the Stargazer, released by Tel... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    It's basically just another kart-racing game, but Merlin Racing manages to do it with enough variety to get it right.

    Merlin Racing

    It's basically just another kart-racing game, but Merlin Racing manages to do it with enough variety to get it right.

    Overview: At long last, NUON titles are available, debuting with Merlin Racing by Miracle Design. The backstory is a bit light, but it basically has to do with Merlin being captured by the evil witch Prava, a fate that m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    Ballistic is good fun and gets the job done as a puzzler, but fails to excite on any real level.

    Ballistic

    Ballistic is good fun and gets the job done as a puzzler, but fails to excite on any real level.

    Overview: Here it is, what you've all been waiting for, the first ever review of a NUON game. In this case, the game is Ballistic by Infogames & Mitchell Corp, the pack-in for the Samsung DVD-N2000, also known as the Ext... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    An updated version of the original Castlevania, this X68000 port leaves you wanting for more.

    Akumajou Nendaiki: Akumajo Dracula

    An updated version of the original Castlevania, this X68000 port leaves you wanting for more.

    Overview: Does any name in gaming quite conjure the same sense of gothic action platforming the way that of Castlevania does. From the NES to the Playstation, no multiplatform series has carried over quite so well, with ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    As close to perfect as a console game has ever been, no Castlevania, before or since, has matched SotN.

    Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku (PSOne Books)

    As close to perfect as a console game has ever been, no Castlevania, before or since, has matched SotN.

    Overview: No other series quite conjures the atmosphere associated with Konami's Castlevania series. Hearkening back to the days of the original Castlevania on the NES, the combination of classic monsters, from Frankenst... Read Full Review

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

    Iron Man/X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal

  • Review Score:9
    Not only is Mark of the Wolves one of the best Fatal Fury games ever, it's one of the finest 2D fighters ever...period.

    Garou: Mark of the Wolves (SNK Best)

    Not only is Mark of the Wolves one of the best Fatal Fury games ever, it's one of the finest 2D fighters ever...period.

    Overview: Being a long time SNK fan and a one time Neo Geo Home system owner, I'm a big fan of the Fatal Fury series from way back, and in a way, this is the biggest, baddest Fatal Fury yet. In another way though, it's a... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    A welcome update to the past, the puzzle game-like multiplayer mode is what makes this update.

    Space Invaders XL

    A welcome update to the past, the puzzle game-like multiplayer mode is what makes this update.

    Overview: Retro-gaming, arcade classics, Atari, Space Invaders. These are terms that instantly take you back to the Golden Age of gaming, the days when Pac-Man & Donkey Kong ruled the arcades, and Atari was THE game in t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Armada could be said to be 2 parts Asteroids & 1 part Populous. Unfortunately, it's not quite the sum of its parts.

    Armada

    Armada could be said to be 2 parts Asteroids & 1 part Populous. Unfortunately, it's not quite the sum of its parts.

    Overview: No genre goes back as far as the shooter. The first computer game, the 2 player Space War, was a shooter, with subsequent titles, such as the classic Asteroids, being more complete versions of that original co... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    An aging game that still plays well, Syndicate isn't much to look at, but it's got it where it counts.

    Syndicate

    An aging game that still plays well, Syndicate isn't much to look at, but it's got it where it counts.

    Overview: In Syndicate by Ocean, you take control of a small crime Syndicate (what else would it be?) bent on taking control of the world. No small task to be sure, but you have help. By using your mindless, customizable... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    As close as you're going to get to having Diablo II on your Dreamcast...

    Record of Lodoss War: Advent of Cardice

    As close as you're going to get to having Diablo II on your Dreamcast...

    Overview: Record of Lodoss War is one of those storied anime series that's been given the video game treatment several times in the past (mostly in Japan-only releases, on the PC Engine no less), with largely disappointi... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    A great-sounding early 3D shooter that seems much more old-school than it actually is.

    I-War

    A great-sounding early 3D shooter that seems much more old-school than it actually is.

    Overview: The storylines of most action titles have never been particularly important to software makers, seemingly tacked-on as an afterthought so there's something to read when the prospective buyer is browsing through... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Worms

  • Rating:7.5

    Ikaruga

  • Rating:7.5

    Rez HD

  • Rating:9

    No More Heroes

  • Rating:8.5

    Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II

  • Rating:8.5

    Worms

  • Rating:7.5

    Armed and Dangerous

  • Rating:7.5

    Voodoo Vince

  • Rating:8

    Brute Force

  • Rating:9.5

    Super Mario Galaxy

  • Rating:7

    Blue Dragon

  • Rating:6

    Hour of Victory

  • Review Score:9
    The Tempest update that no one will get the chance to play...

    Tempest 3000

    The Tempest update that no one will get the chance to play...

    Tempest 3000 is not about polygons-per-second, it is not about realistic graphics, it is not about virtual reality. Think about any buzzword game publishers come up with to sell their game, and I will more or less guaran... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2.5

    Spy Games: Elevator Mission