User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.99/10

Total of 62 user reviews spread across 62 releases

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  • User Rating:9
    Beyond is a step in the right direction for interactive dramas

    Beyond: Two Souls (Special Edition)

    Beyond is a step in the right direction for interactive dramas

    Its been an awesome year for Sony's console. The Last of Us was a powerhouse of a title, but now PS3 users get another exclusive treat, and that is Beyond: Two Souls. However, reviews from both critics and gamers, have ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The Witcher 2:EE is a fresh take on tired genres, and a great game for those mature enough to handle it's complex themes

    The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (Enhanced Edition)

    The Witcher 2:EE is a fresh take on tired genres, and a great game for those mature enough to handle it's complex themes

    The Witcher 2 has finally graced the consoles after a year of waiting and PC owners, especially those with high end gaming rigs, bragging and rejoicing in their critically acclaimed title. However, does The Witcher 2 tra... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Mortal Kombat is a complete package well deserving of a spot in any fighter fan's library. Welcome back classic MK!

    Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat is a complete package well deserving of a spot in any fighter fan's library. Welcome back classic MK!

    After a long hiatus of good MK games, 2011 marks the end of the bland and unusual ( MK vs DC? ) drought of the franchise that spawned the ESRB and had parents and the news in a frenzy. Ed Boon and his team at the newly f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A love letter to Green Day fans, a decent entry to the Rock Band franchise to others

    Green Day: Rock Band

    A love letter to Green Day fans, a decent entry to the Rock Band franchise to others

    Being a dedicated Green Day fan for almost 10 years, and playing rhythm games for almost 4 years, my biggest wish was that my favorite band would get their own rhythm game, or one with a few tracks of theirs at least. We... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A milestone for interactive entertainment, Heavy Rain is a cinematic masterpiece not to be missed

    Heavy Rain

    A milestone for interactive entertainment, Heavy Rain is a cinematic masterpiece not to be missed

    Back in 2005, Quantic Dream and Atari Entertainment released Indigo Prophecy, or Fahrenheit in Europe. While not graphically pleasant, the scope of interacting with the environment and the characters was pretty much unma... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The International version of the Star Ocean TLH is the RPG PS3 owners have been waiting for.

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope International

    The International version of the Star Ocean TLH is the RPG PS3 owners have been waiting for.

    Finally Square-Enix is showing the PS3 some love, even if it is a bit late. However, they also did us right. With less than a month to go before SE bestowes FFXIII upon us, they are giving us the warm up treatment. Even ... Read Full Review

    6 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    IW's second outing into modern warfare is here, with great results

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    IW's second outing into modern warfare is here, with great results

    When the now infamous Infinity Ward left the WWII period for a more modern, if fictional, setting people were both skeptical and relieved to hear the news. When the game hit, it was a phenomenon, selling millions of unit... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Naughty Dog strikes gold, upping the ante on what video games can be

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    Naughty Dog strikes gold, upping the ante on what video games can be

    Uncharted Drake's Fortune is a game most PS3 owners have at least heard of. Reviewers gave it great reviews, and gamers loved it. Well, for the most part. While being a technical showpiece for graphics (still great look... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Tekken 6 is here to claim the fighting genre's throne

    Tekken 6

    Tekken 6 is here to claim the fighting genre's throne

    Lets be honest, Tekken is a well known name among fighting game fans, and for good reason. Each entry in the series is a top-notch and complete package that fighting game enthusiasts and Tekken fans can really dig into. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Tekken 6 is here to claim the fighting genre's throne

    Tekken 6

    Tekken 6 is here to claim the fighting genre's throne

    Lets be honest, Tekken is a well known name among fighting game fans, and for good reason. Each entry in the series is a top-notch and complete package that fighting game enthusiasts and Tekken fans can really dig into. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    PS3 owners now have the ultimate version of a modern action classic

    Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2

    PS3 owners now have the ultimate version of a modern action classic

    Ninja Gaiden is a series that continues to give. After having a start in arcades, the moving to home consoles, the series just keeps giving out. Ninja Gaiden made a return after several years of Ryu remaining in shadows.... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    Avoid this opportunity to get wet

    Wet

    Avoid this opportunity to get wet

    Okay, I was quick to review Wet, giving it a bit too much credit, without spending too much time with the game. That is the last time that happens. While the game is fun, the fun only last upon the initial impressions. W... Read Full Review

    12 of 16 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Think of this as Bad Company Lite

    Battlefield 1943

    Think of this as Bad Company Lite

    Okay, I was one of the few that despised Bad Company. It had terribly laggy gameplay and fiddy controls when it was first released, and I stopped playing it a week after it was released. My loss. Now we have a middle mar... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5
    Should have been called KoF:Where the hell did we go wrong!?

    King of Fighters: Maximum Impact

    Should have been called KoF:Where the hell did we go wrong!?

    This review will be short, because this game doesn't deserve that much credit at all. King of Fighters used to be an exceptional 2D fighter, with cool characters, great graphics, and super cool moves. Well, those things.... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Killzone 2 doesn't reinvent FPSs, it just combines the best of them to make one fun package.

    Killzone 2

    Killzone 2 doesn't reinvent FPSs, it just combines the best of them to make one fun package.

    First off, this review is not a compare and contrast between Halo and Killzone. They are for two different systems, and play totally differently. Okay, now, onto Killzone 2. The PS3 has been picking up momentum here late... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The definitive Wolverine experience, and one that fans will be happy to play

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition)

    The definitive Wolverine experience, and one that fans will be happy to play

    I have been a long time Wolverine fan since I was able to pick up a comic. Wolverine is a Marvel fan-favorite, and for good reason. What makes the character unique is that he can't fly, run at blinding speeds, shoot elem... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    One of the most fun, most polished FPS games ever made. Period.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    One of the most fun, most polished FPS games ever made. Period.

    First and foremost, this is a game that has to have two parts; one for the single-player campaign and one for multiplayer. Single Player Okay, mostly everyone has tried a Call of Duty game before. If not, where ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Ghostbusters is very fun and unique, and has the same charm as the movies.

    Ghostbusters: The Video Game

    Ghostbusters is very fun and unique, and has the same charm as the movies.

    1984, the year when the first Ghostbusters movie was made, and instantly became a classic. Then, in 1989, the sequel was made. Then, that was the last we heard from them...until 2007, when the new video game was announce... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    While both similar and different from inFamous, Prototype is a fun, dark, and satisfying game in its own right

    Prototype

    While both similar and different from inFamous, Prototype is a fun, dark, and satisfying game in its own right

    Ever since they announced, everyone compared inFamous to Prototype, and for good reason. Both had sandbox setups complete with cool powers, free-running and platforming segments, a cool character which you control who al... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Sucker Punch's first outing on the PS3 comes together with shocking results

    inFamous

    Sucker Punch's first outing on the PS3 comes together with shocking results

    I haven't really been into the Sly Cooper series, just something didn't interest me about it. Now Sucker Punch's newest Playstation Exclusive is here. Bring on inFamous, the sandbox game with an electrical premise. T... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Naughty Dog's newest, and first PS3 exclusive, is also one of the consoles best.

    Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

    Naughty Dog's newest, and first PS3 exclusive, is also one of the consoles best.

    Naughty Dog, a company that anyone who played games in the late 90's should know well. They were the makers of Crash Bandicoot. Then in the early 2000's until now, they made the hugely popular Jak and Daxter series. Now,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    Wanted the game is here, but should it have stayed and idea?

    Wanted: Weapons of Fate

    Wanted the game is here, but should it have stayed and idea?

    If you are fan of the movie, and not the comic, then this game is for you. But that doesn't mean to rush out and buy it, because the game is only around 5 hours. On top of that, the gameplay just isn't that original. You... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    RE5 is here with a new look and some new features, but is that enough of a redeeming feature?

    Resident Evil 5

    RE5 is here with a new look and some new features, but is that enough of a redeeming feature?

    After playing RE4 ten times, with full completion, you can guarantee that I was excited for RE5. Now that it has come out, and getting time in with the new features, is it a step in the right direction, or is it followin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Square has delivered us a worthwhile RPG, and giving fans what they want.

    Star Ocean: The Last Hope

    Square has delivered us a worthwhile RPG, and giving fans what they want.

    Square Enix, a household name when it comes to RPGs. With hits like Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, and many others, it is no surprise that the latest entry in the Star Ocean series shines. Over four years have past since... Read Full Review

    4 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Street Fighter makes a nice comeback with plenty of hadokens to go around.

    Street Fighter IV

    Street Fighter makes a nice comeback with plenty of hadokens to go around.

    Back in the day, you were cool for hadokens and shoryukens with Ryu and Ken, being able to pull out Guile's most powerful combos, and much more. That's right, Street Fighter 2 was the game to be playing at home, and more... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Round 2 of the Gears series is here...

    Gears of War 2

    Round 2 of the Gears series is here...

    The original Gears of War was a smash hit, and almost everyone who had a 360 had this game. Combining run-and-gun gameplay, with a cover system that set the standard for most 3rd Person Shooters, wrapped up in a great sc... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Bethesda knows their craft, and it shows in one of the year's most promising games

    Fallout 3

    Bethesda knows their craft, and it shows in one of the year's most promising games

    I'll start of by saying that this is one of the hardest reviews I have ever written. Not because it has has a thin red line between good and bad qualities, but because of the amount of opportunities you are given at one ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Grand Theft Auto + Call of Duty + Splinter Cell = Far Cry 2

    Far Cry 2

    Grand Theft Auto + Call of Duty + Splinter Cell = Far Cry 2

    I'm going to be honest, I have been waiting for this game for a while now. Who hasn't? But does it deliver, or should it take a one-way ticket back to Ubisoft? First things first, the gameplay. The first Far Cry was... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Great sequel that really outshines the first, while opening up new grounds for free-roaming games

    Saints Row 2 (Collector's Edition)

    Great sequel that really outshines the first, while opening up new grounds for free-roaming games

    Okay, I'm first going to start off by saying, I am not going to turn this review into a bashing session between GTA and SR. Everyone either likes them both or one over the other. That is how it is. Therefore, I will only... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A solid game that both delivers and dissapoints.

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

    A solid game that both delivers and dissapoints.

    Okay, I am not a die hard Star Wars fan. But I do enjoy the movies and most of games. Bethesda and Obsidian studios proved how to do the right thing with a great license with the recent Knights of the Old Republic, or KO... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    One of the few sequels, and games in general, to live up to most of its expectations. Still needs work, though.

    Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

    One of the few sequels, and games in general, to live up to most of its expectations. Still needs work, though.

    Okay, many people played a sleeper title called Mercenaries back in 2005. While not perfect by any means, and was overlooked because it was regarded as another GTA clone, it was one of 05's strongest titles. What was the... Read Full Review

    8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    How does Battlefield:BC fair with all the other FPS on the market?

    Battlefield: Bad Company

    How does Battlefield:BC fair with all the other FPS on the market?

    Okay, after playing the beta, I thought Bad Company was average, but that was it. Although it was just a beta, it still could've given us more. I thought Battlefield 2 was a cool game, that had great moments online. Sing... Read Full Review

    9 of 20 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    GTA IV is here and is it worth the hype? (An honest review)

    Grand Theft Auto IV

    GTA IV is here and is it worth the hype? (An honest review)

    3 years couldn't have gone by slow enough. After playing the great San Andreas, every gamer wanted more. Well, GTA IV is finally here, and is better than ever. I'll start with the story. You're Niko Bellic, an illega... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    More of the same, but still a fun ride

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

    More of the same, but still a fun ride

    R6:Vegas was easily one of the best shooters of 2006, and had every high production value a game needed to make an impact. Vegas had everything a FPS fan could want, with intuitive controls, great graphics and sound, awe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    With all the great holiday releases, Mass Effects stands out as a crowd pleaser.<br />
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 *Long Review*

    Mass Effect

    With all the great holiday releases, Mass Effects stands out as a crowd pleaser.<br /> <br /> *Long Review*

    Bioware had done it again. Their past three games, KotOR, KotOR II and Jade Empire, made a huge impact on the RPG genre. Okay, maybe not Final Fantasy calibur, but an impact none the less. Offering stand out gameplay, a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Infinity Ward shifts time periods, but is that a bad thing?

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Infinity Ward shifts time periods, but is that a bad thing?

    First and foremost, this is a game that has to have two parts; one for the single-player campaign and one for multiplayer. **long review, but great information is inside** _____________________________________________... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Puts a spin on the FPS genre

    The Darkness

    Puts a spin on the FPS genre

    **First off this game is gory and includes lots of language, so play with discretion** The Darkness was one of those games that when you heard of it, it sounded bizarre to the point of being awesome. 2k, Top Cow and S... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Did the game live up to the hype?

    Halo 3

    Did the game live up to the hype?

    I'll be frank with you, I was not too awfully exited about Halo 3 when it was announced, but I knew I would end up getting it to finish off the saga. I could not stand the multiplayer of Halo 2 because, to me, it felt un... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Puts a stranglehold on other Matrix, I mean, Hard Boiled knockoffs

    Stranglehold

    Puts a stranglehold on other Matrix, I mean, Hard Boiled knockoffs

    Since it was announced in 2005, I eagerly waited for Stranglehold. To tell you the truth, that is why I wanted a 360. Halo 3 was second on the list. After hearing about the Matrix-style slow motion and near fully destruc... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Was Bioshock worth the wait?

    BioShock

    Was Bioshock worth the wait?

    Okay, I will be very honest here. I never was very impressed by what I saw of Bioshock. Yes it had pretty graphics and promised different, stand out gameplay, but I still wasn't hooked. Well, Bioshock was on my radar whe... Read Full Review

    11 of 24 users found the following review helpful