User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.81/10

Total of 24 user reviews spread across 24 releases

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  • User Rating:7.5
    Some signs of aging and a lack of enticing extras make this celebration a bit underwhelming.

    Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

    Some signs of aging and a lack of enticing extras make this celebration a bit underwhelming.

    When Halo: Combat Evolved was released back in 2001 as a launch title for the original Xbox, it was highly revered for a multitude of reasons. It set the standard for how first-person shooters would be designed for conso... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Gears of War 3 is the definitive Gears package and offers a slew of content that will keep you coming back for more.

    Gears of War 3

    Gears of War 3 is the definitive Gears package and offers a slew of content that will keep you coming back for more.

    The Gears of War franchise has always been high caliber offering visceral action, top-notch visuals and tons of excessive gore. Gears of War 3 is no different, but manages to surpass that level of quality in just about ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    While numerous issues and bugs get in the way, Dead Island is a good zombie slaying time, especially with friends.

    Dead Island (Platinum Hits)

    While numerous issues and bugs get in the way, Dead Island is a good zombie slaying time, especially with friends.

    At a glance, Dead Island doesn't seem to be anything special. It looks like yet another first-person shooter with a survival horror theme, a mash up that gamers are all too familiar with. However, in reality, Dead Island... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    While the game has it's share of flaws, this is one revolution worth taking part in.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    While the game has it's share of flaws, this is one revolution worth taking part in.

    The original Deus Ex, released back in 2000, is considered by some to be one of the best RPG's of the last generation. It offered a level of choice in how players accomplished their goals that was groundbreaking at the t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    It's certainly not for everyone, but those looking for a truly unique experience will likely fall in love with Catherine

    Catherine

    It's certainly not for everyone, but those looking for a truly unique experience will likely fall in love with Catherine

    For every pile of generic action games and cookie-cutter first person shooters, there comes along a game like Catherine. A game that stands out from the crowd and can rightfully call itself unique. Catherine accomplishes... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Bastion is a well crafted adventure with beautiful art design and high caliber sound design.

    Bastion

    Bastion is a well crafted adventure with beautiful art design and high caliber sound design.

    The Xbox Live Summer of Arcade for 2011 officially kicks off with Bastion, the premiere title from developer Supergiant Games, and sets a high benchmark for the upcoming games in Microsoft's summer downloadable line-up. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6
    The mindless fun of blasting droves of giant insects is overshadowed by repetition and tedium.

    Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon

    The mindless fun of blasting droves of giant insects is overshadowed by repetition and tedium.

    There are times when those who play games just want to have some mindless fun. They don't want an elaborate narrative or complex mechanics, they just want to run around shooting anything that moves without consequence. E... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A re-imagining of a classic designed for high score competition.

    Galaga Legions DX

    A re-imagining of a classic designed for high score competition.

    Reimagining a game that many consider a classic can be tricky. Not only does a developer need to make an older property seem fresh and exciting to a newer generation of gamers, they must do so without alienating the more... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    L.A. Noire is a refreshing experience and a new kind of game for the Rockstar community.

    L.A. Noire

    L.A. Noire is a refreshing experience and a new kind of game for the Rockstar community.

    Open world games themed around crime are not a new concept, but rarely do games with this in mind take the time to delve into the nitty gritty of police work, often devolving from one shoot-out to the next. Team Bondi's ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5
    Duke Nukem Forever is a lost relic, and ends up playing like one.

    Duke Nukem Forever

    Duke Nukem Forever is a lost relic, and ends up playing like one.

    uke Nukem Forever is finally out. That is a statement that most gamers thought they would never hear. After being stuck in development limbo for 14 years, becoming a running joke in the gaming world, and even being cance... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Trenched seamlessly combines tower defense and Mech combat to create a satisfying adventure.

    Trenched

    Trenched seamlessly combines tower defense and Mech combat to create a satisfying adventure.

    Trenched is the latest downloadable game from Double Fine Productions and differs greatly from their previous titles in one major way. While Double Fine's previous forays into downloadable games have relied largely on th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    F.E.A.R 3's multiplayer saves the game from being a total letdown, but F.E.A.R 3 is disappointing in most other respects

    F.E.A.R. 3

    F.E.A.R 3's multiplayer saves the game from being a total letdown, but F.E.A.R 3 is disappointing in most other respects

    F.E.A.R 3, the latest in the F.E.A.R series, is the first game in the trilogy to be made by a studio other than Monolith. While the two previous games offered genuine scares and exciting minute-to-minute action, F.E.A.R ... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2
    A fun, frantic shooter that anyone looking for a challenge will definetly enjoy.

    Alien Hominid HD

    A fun, frantic shooter that anyone looking for a challenge will definetly enjoy.

    The internet has been the place where many unknown artists can publish their work for others to enjoy. Newgrounds.com is well-known for it high quality content and is where Alien Hominid, a flash game created by Dan Pala... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Just Cause does high flying action so well that you wonder why the rest of the game feels medicore.

    Just Cause

    Just Cause does high flying action so well that you wonder why the rest of the game feels medicore.

    Games often require one to accept things that may not be possible in reality. Picking up health packs to save you from death or having unlimited ammo for a weapon are common things that we see in games all the time and o... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Lost Planet is both beautiful and fun, but a few problems get in the way of an otherwise enjoyable game.

    Lost Planet: Extreme Condition

    Lost Planet is both beautiful and fun, but a few problems get in the way of an otherwise enjoyable game.

    Capcom has proven themselves time and time again to be capable of creating interesting, beautiful and action packed titles for every system imaginable. Their newest game, Lost Planet, continues this trend by offering bea... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8
    Bully does Rockstars name proud by offering some of best free-roaming action around.

    Bully

    Bully does Rockstars name proud by offering some of best free-roaming action around.

    It seems that for every game Rockstar makes, there is always someone there attempting to give the product a bad name. With all the media coverage surrounding Rockstar’s popular Grand Theft Auto series, it’s no surprise t... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6
    Doom is a classic and holds up today as a fun trip through hell.

    Doom

    Doom is a classic and holds up today as a fun trip through hell.

    Ah, memories. Aren’t they precious? Remember your first kiss or the when you learned to drive? Well, how about that time you skipped school just to finish the last level of Doom? Yup, those were the days. Now, to help us... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    While it won't dethrone the GTA series, Saint's Row puts up one hell of a fight.

    Saints Row

    While it won't dethrone the GTA series, Saint's Row puts up one hell of a fight.

    When GTA3 was released back in 2001, it was recognized for being extremely violent, mature, and, most importantly, fun. With all the superb follows ups to the series, it was no surprise that many imitators would attempt ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    One of the best games released for Xbox Live Arcade that will keep you coming back long after you've mastered it.

    Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

    One of the best games released for Xbox Live Arcade that will keep you coming back long after you've mastered it.

    When the Xbox360 was first announced, we were promised an innovative marketplace where we could download many great and classic arcade games. Now that the Xbox360 is here, we have Xbox Live Arcade. One of the first and m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4
    While it certainly isn't perfect, Dead Rising makes for a fun game that anyone with a Xbox360 would be proud to own.

    Dead Rising

    While it certainly isn't perfect, Dead Rising makes for a fun game that anyone with a Xbox360 would be proud to own.

    When most people hear the name Capcom, they think zombies. The publisher’s name is well-known for the Resident Evil series, a slow paced action adventure game that has you wondering around cramped corridors with awkward ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3
    If you want some fast and easy achievement points, then it's worth the $5. If not, the trail version will suit you fine.

    Pac-Man

    If you want some fast and easy achievement points, then it's worth the $5. If not, the trail version will suit you fine.

    Ah Pac-Man. One of the most popular and addictive games ever created. Still fun to play even today and there isn't anyone who doesn't know what it is. Now, for 400 Microsoft Points (around $5), you can play Pac-Man all y... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.4
    They took an amazing game and made it impossible to beat!

    Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting

    They took an amazing game and made it impossible to beat!

    We all remember Street Fighter, no matter how old you are. The older people will remember playing it in arcades and cheering your friends on. I remember playing in on my Sega back in the late 90's and I remember being go... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A fun FPS that will satisfy for awhile, but gets old alittle too quick.

    Prey (Collector's Edition)

    A fun FPS that will satisfy for awhile, but gets old alittle too quick.

    Everyone expected great things out of Prey. It was supposed to be this fantastic shooter that had so many unique ideas. To a degree, it is. The shooting action is solid and the gravity and portal aspects are a refreshing... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Why go out and buy a deck when you have Uno right on your Xbox360?

    Uno

    Why go out and buy a deck when you have Uno right on your Xbox360?

    Evryone has heard of Uno. We all remember the first time playing it, being confused with all the rules and funky looking cards. It was nothing like the 5 Card Draw or Texas Hold Em' games we had played before. We would s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful