User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.78/10

Total of 1009 user ratings spread across 1009 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
    (464)
  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  7. 4
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  • Review Score:5
    A highly overrated series

    Jak II HD

    A highly overrated series

    The Good: Interesting story, great characters and voice acting, looks goodThe Bad: Horrendous open city that is a chore to navigate, controls and mechanics are so poorly implemented and developed that the game is unwiel... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    (Based on Vita Version) A highly overrated series

    Jak 3

    (Based on Vita Version) A highly overrated series

    The Good: New weapon mods are more useful. difficulty has been scaled back a tad, new characters are memorable, great endingThe Bad: Same crappy car physics, hover boarding, returning to Haven City is like a nightmare c... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    One of the best action adventure games ever made

    Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

    One of the best action adventure games ever made

    The Good: The new Lara is memorable and more human, the gun play and exploring mechanics are tight and cinematic, lots of fun collectibles to find, interesting and engaging story, outstanding graphics and soundThe Bad: ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    The best mediocre shooter you will play this year

    Destiny

    The best mediocre shooter you will play this year

    The Good: Fantastic gun play, fun RPG elements fused in, great visuals, recreation of planets is fun to see, raids can be highly rewardingThe Bad: Story takes a complete nose dive and feels nearly non-existent, uninspir... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    The best dungeon crawler available on next-gen consoles

    Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition

    The best dungeon crawler available on next-gen consoles

    The Good: Gorgeous art style, some of the best pre-rendered cut scenes I have ever seen, more loot than you can shake a stick at, varied environments, awesome enemy designs, some tough bosses, lots of replay value, tail... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    The New Order is a great new reboot but keeps too many of the old ideas

    Wolfenstein: The New Order

    The New Order is a great new reboot but keeps too many of the old ideas

    The Good: Great narrative and voice acting, some memorable cinematic moments, tight gunplayThe Bad: Stealth feels forced, cinematic moments are let down too often by hallways of shooting, doesn’t look next-gen at ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Great characters and voice acting aren't always enough

    Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

    Great characters and voice acting aren't always enough

    The Good: Great visuals and facial animations, characters really stand outThe Bad: Boring gameplay, every case plays out the exact same way, not much in a way of suspenseThe Sherlock Holmes adventure series has had its ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10
    Ghosts is a step in the right direction

    Call of Duty: Ghosts

    Ghosts is a step in the right direction

    The Good: Fantastic next-gen visuals, fun multiplayer suite, campaign is well paced and fun, very interesting story and likeable charactersThe Bad: Still feels too much like the core Call of Duty everyone is tired of, m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Watch Dogs isn't the revolutionary next-gen open world game we all expected

    Watch Dogs

    Watch Dogs isn't the revolutionary next-gen open world game we all expected

    The Good: Hacking and profiling abilities are interesting, tight gun play, large open world, a lot of mini-games and side missions, decent storyThe Bad: Characters are never fully realized, all these missions and mini-g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Not as good as it could have been, but a solid shooter

    Killzone: Shadow Fall

    Not as good as it could have been, but a solid shooter

    The Good: Fantastic visuals, excellent gun play, fun multiplayer suite, decent storyThe Bad: Campaign has poor pacing, only one large outdoor area, too much filler sprinkled in campaignSony's little FPS that could has b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    A solid shooter, but too familiar to Battlefield 3

    Battlefield 4

    A solid shooter, but too familiar to Battlefield 3

    The Good: Fantastic visuals, amazing audio, excellently executed gun play, fun multiplayer suiteThe Bad: Campaign is a serious let down, multiplayer feels a bit too familiar, doesn't do enough to be really considered a t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    This game doesn't stand up to the Ninja Gaiden name

    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

    This game doesn't stand up to the Ninja Gaiden name

    The Good: Fun enemy design, fast paced combat, Miss Monday is hotThe Bad: Mindless frustrating combat, ugly visuals, does the name poor justice, doesn't feel like a Ninja Gaiden game, why zombies?The Ninja Gaiden series... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Brings back memories of the 2001 classic

    The Typing of the Dead: Overkill

    Brings back memories of the 2001 classic

    The Good: Two modes in one game, cheesy dialog and voice acting makes the game funnier, crazy monstersThe Bad: Ugly and dated visuals, playing through the game twice may seem boring, extras not worth unlockingThe House o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    Only worth playing for the story. This would have been amazing 5-10 years ago

    Murdered: Soul Suspect

    Only worth playing for the story. This would have been amazing 5-10 years ago

    The Good: Great story with twists and turns, interesting ghost mechanicsThe Bad: Dated visuals and gameplay, combat with demons feels shoehorned and unnecessary, can't really connect with characters, open world is lifel... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    The game has a touching ending, but the jumping puzzles can get frustrating

    A Story About My Uncle

    The game has a touching ending, but the jumping puzzles can get frustrating

    The Good: Touching ending, exhilarating jumping mechanics, beautiful visuals and musicThe Bad: Not much to do in between jumping, puzzles can get down right frustrating towards the end, only a couple of hours longFirst ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Thieves in Time isn't nearly as good as past games

    Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

    Thieves in Time isn't nearly as good as past games

    The Good: Great graphics, all of the quality from past games is retained, new costume abilities are fun, Sly's ancestors are great charactersThe Bad: Almost everything else is exactly the same as previous games, less cl... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Transistor has a touching story, but repetitive gameplay holds it back a bit

    Transistor

    Transistor has a touching story, but repetitive gameplay holds it back a bit

    The Good: Fantastic audio/visual experience, fun combat, completely customizable weaponsThe Bad: Story makes almost no sense, doesn't really have a sense of direction or purpose, you can't really connect to any characte... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Among the Sleep is very atmospheric and tense, but way too short

    Among the Sleep

    Among the Sleep is very atmospheric and tense, but way too short

    The Good: Dark and creepy atmosphere, simple gameplay mechanicsThe Bad: Very short, not much variety in anything, dated visualsEver since Amnesia: The Dark Descent was released atmospheric horror adventure games have be... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Tetris Blitz is a fun and fair free game and can be quite addictive

    Tetris Blitz

    Tetris Blitz is a fun and fair free game and can be quite addictive

    The Good: Addictive gameplay, lots of powerups keeps things fun, doesn't pressure you for microtransactions, leveling up unlocks more things to doThe Bad: No endless mode, getting a high score requires a lot of focus an... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    Lords of Shadow 2 isn't nearly as good as the masterpiece that the first game is

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    Lords of Shadow 2 isn't nearly as good as the masterpiece that the first game is

    The Good: Great combat system, fantastic visuals and voice acting, awesome monster designsThe Bad: Terrible and confusing level design, broken "open world", uninteresting and confusing story, not much is enhanced or cha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Dragon's Crown is fantastic despite its short length and nearly non-existent story

    Dragon's Crown

    Dragon's Crown is fantastic despite its short length and nearly non-existent story

    The Good: Gorgeous visuals, fun and fast paced combat, plenty of loot and levels to acquireThe Bad: Almost no main quest line or story, very short in length, very few levels, best experience is only with other peopleVan... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Most Wanted is a fantastic racer on the Vita

    Need for Speed: Most Wanted

    Most Wanted is a fantastic racer on the Vita

    The Good: Fantastic graphics and sense of speed, a huge open world to race, the streamlined navigation menu is wonderful, lots of races to complete and cars to findThe Bad: Feels repetitive after so many hours, crashing... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Project Diva f is a fantastic rhythm game for Vita and PS3

    Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f

    Project Diva f is a fantastic rhythm game for Vita and PS3

    The Good: Tons of content, great song selection, fun and addictive rhythm gameplay, editing mode is funThe Bad: Graphics are a bit dated, no pre-rendered music videos, no English lyrics, can be extremely difficult to ge... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Revengeance has great combat, but everything else isn't so great

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Revengeance has great combat, but everything else isn't so great

    The Good: Fantastic combat and gameplay, the slicing engine is fun, graphics are amazing, great soundtrackThe Bad: Extremely short, generic tone throughout, confusing story, enemies repeat often, nothing to do outside o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Thief is a lot of fun, but isn't the 10-year-wait-game we all expected

    Thief

    Thief is a lot of fun, but isn't the 10-year-wait-game we all expected

    The Good: Fantastic graphics and art, fun stealth game play, arsenal of arrows are fun to useThe Bad: Disappointing story, no interesting characters, world feels limited, short story modeThief has been one of those fran... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    The Good: Clever and witty writing, fun RPG elements, captures the look of the show, great easter eggs for fansThe Bad: Combat is too easy, can be too vulgar for some people, a little on the short side, not much to do ou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    The Good: Clever and witty writing, fun RPG elements, captures the look of the show, great easter eggs for fansThe Bad: Combat is too easy, can be too vulgar for some people, a little on the short side, not much to do ou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    The Good: Clever and witty writing, fun RPG elements, captures the look of the show, great easter eggs for fansThe Bad: Combat is too easy, can be too vulgar for some people, a little on the short side, not much to do ou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    South Park is the only good South Park game ever made, but isn't perfect

    The Good: Clever and witty writing, fun RPG elements, captures the look of the show, great easter eggs for fansThe Bad: Combat is too easy, can be too vulgar for some people, a little on the short side, not much to do ou... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Dark Moon is a solid game, but get repetitive and frustrating

    Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

    Dark Moon is a solid game, but get repetitive and frustrating

    The Good: Fantastic visuals and attention to detail, great combat systems, exploring the areas is funThe Bad: Repetitive objectives and enemies, gets too frustrating towards the end, game runs out of steam less than hal... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Ascension starts to show God of War's teeth, but still worth a play

    God of War: Ascension

    Ascension starts to show God of War's teeth, but still worth a play

    The Good: Fantastic production values, fun new passive abilities, interesting new locales, decent storyThe Bad: Combat is tweaked to nearly being broken, no interesting or memorable boss fights, poor pacing and balancin... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    OlliOlli is a great skateboarding hearkening back to classic Tony Hawk

    OlliOlli

    OlliOlli is a great skateboarding hearkening back to classic Tony Hawk

    The Good: Great 2D art style, fantastic trick system, great arcade mode and challenging daily challengeThe Bad: Small trick book, may feel too simple for younger gamers, could use a few more modesSkateboarding games hav... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Fantastic songs but gameplay is a little simple

    Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

    Fantastic songs but gameplay is a little simple

    The Good: Dozens of amazing songs, simple yet fun rhythm mechanic, RPG elements are nicely implemented, lots of content, various modes that extend gameplayThe Bad: Opening and ending themes are boring to play, gameplay ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4
    Puzzle World consists of only 6 games 3 of which are duplicates

    Capcom Puzzle World

    Puzzle World consists of only 6 games 3 of which are duplicates

    The Good: Puzzle Fighter II Turbo is a blastThe Bad: The other 2 games are not, not many extras, 3 variations of Buster Bros., why even bother?Here we have another collection of games that are almost completely worthles... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Technika is a nice reboot for the series but still caries over issues from the PSP

    DJMAX Technika Tune

    Technika is a nice reboot for the series but still caries over issues from the PSP

    The Good: Dozens of fantastic songs, great use of the touchscreen and rear pad, lots of stuff to unlockThe Bad: Not many modes, still no multiplayer, feels a bit too similar to PSP DJ Max gamesDJ Max was the best rhythm... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    Classics Reloaded has some great Capcom games, but do we really need 3 versions of each game?

    Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded

    Classics Reloaded has some great Capcom games, but do we really need 3 versions of each game?

    The Good: A lot of great Capcom classics, games fit nicely on screen, near perfect emulation, lots of extras, local multiplayer is a blastThe Bad: Too many duplicates of the same game, a few too many duds, no infrastruc... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    Black Rock Shooter is an ugly and boring game that could have been so much more

    Black Rock Shooter: The Game

    Black Rock Shooter is an ugly and boring game that could have been so much more

    The Good: Good voice acting, fast paced shootingThe Bad: Boring story, uninteresting characters, downright ugly, linear to a fault, repetitive and easyI don't know much about Black Rock Shooter, but I know it's highly p... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Beyond: Two Souls has a fantastic story, but has a few major flaws

    Beyond: Two Souls

    Beyond: Two Souls has a fantastic story, but has a few major flaws

    The Good: Amazing story, fantastic animations and voice acting, some memorable moments, great charactersThe Bad: Not much gameplay, CIA missions are out of place, too much boring and pointless filler, many inconsistenci... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Muramasa is one of the best games on Vita

    Muramasa Rebirth

    Muramasa is one of the best games on Vita

    The Good: Gorgeous visuals, memorable characters and interesting story, fun yet tough boss fights, two whole story lines, perfect controlsThe Bad: Can be extremely tough, not much to do outside combat, story is a bit to... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Tearaway is one of the most innovative game I have played in years

    Tearaway

    Tearaway is one of the most innovative game I have played in years

    The Good: Gorgeous visuals, fantastic gameplay, fun platforming, utilizes every one of the Vita's hardware feature in a unique way, printing out papercraft models is fun, lots of hidden things to findThe Bad: Too short,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful