User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.15/10

Total of 56 user reviews spread across 56 releases

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  • User Rating 7.5
    Succeeds despite the shortcomings because its a rare gaming experience that provides thrill of exploring its rich world

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Rated on December 02, 2012 by lightwarrior179

    Succeeds despite the shortcomings because its a rare gaming experience that provides thrill of exploring its rich world

    Let's get one thing straight from the outset : Elder Scrolls has never been the pinnacle of role-playing. Back during its days in Daggerfall, it was at best a highly glitchy Ultima or Wizardry seen fr...

    11 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Enjoyable brain-storming highs interspersed with frustrating issue-plagued lows make up this stylish film noir game

    L.A. Noire

    Rated on July 14, 2011 by lightwarrior179

    Enjoyable brain-storming highs interspersed with frustrating issue-plagued lows make up this stylish film noir game

    Good ideas don't always lead to a great end result. This rings quite true in the case of the latest game to be published by Rockstar – LA Noire. It is the latest in a series of attempts by the gaming ...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Uniquely fusing turn-based combat with dating-sim to revamp genre's aging conventions,its the new benchmark of the genre

    Persona 3: Fes

    Rated on June 11, 2011 by lightwarrior179

    Uniquely fusing turn-based combat with dating-sim to revamp genre's aging conventions,its the new benchmark of the genre

    Accessibility. It's a word that sends shivers down die-hard fans of any series. Especially if it happens to be a series whose fanbase is largely restricted to a niche audience as Shin Megami Tensei. I...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The Witcher exudes rare ambition and confidence for a RPG and delivers a memorable experience despite several flaws

    The Witcher: Enhanced Edition

    Rated on May 20, 2011 by lightwarrior179

    The Witcher exudes rare ambition and confidence for a RPG and delivers a memorable experience despite several flaws

    Moral ambiguity is something which many RPGs over the years have struggled to get a proper grasp on. Treading the thin lines of the so-called "grey area" hasn't been an easy task for many RPGs so it w...

    12 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    A perfect swansong to the 2D era,it brought revolutionary change to a genre,stagnated by repetitive games.

    Chrono Trigger

    Rated on May 12, 2011 by lightwarrior179

    A perfect swansong to the 2D era,it brought revolutionary change to a genre,stagnated by repetitive games.

    Few could argue with the fact that JRPG's were at their pinnacle in the 4th generation of consoles. Some of the all time classics of the genre were born on Nintendo's popular SNES,that went on to beco...

    16 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    An ideal sequel which evolves ideas from the original while sending the series in exciting new directions

    Mass Effect 2

    Rated on March 08, 2011 by lightwarrior179

    An ideal sequel which evolves ideas from the original while sending the series in exciting new directions

    Sequels are a tricky business. They often leave game developers in a fix on how to proceed the series. Whether to rest on their laurels and play it safe by sticking to everything that had worked in th...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    With excellent combat mechanics,Bayonetta is a glorious over-the-top,non-stop thrill-ride that never ceases to amaze.

    Bayonetta

    Rated on September 12, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    With excellent combat mechanics,Bayonetta is a glorious over-the-top,non-stop thrill-ride that never ceases to amaze.

    Bayonetta, the latest from the creators of Viewtiful Joe and Devil May Cry is a sort of an anti-art videogame statement. Arriving in an age when there's a slow upsurge in the so-called "art" or "sensi...

    22 out of 23 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Demonstrating episodic content potential & bringing old-school adventure back into mainstream,Season 1 is must-play

    Sam & Max: Season One

    Rated on August 01, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    Demonstrating episodic content potential & bringing old-school adventure back into mainstream,Season 1 is must-play

    Sam and Max, the wacky detective duo, make their return after 13 years in this top-notch old-school adventure. Instead of a cohesive adventure, the "season" plays out in forms of six episodes which ...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Gears of War 2 is as intense a shooter the original was as long as it sticks to its true strengths.

    Gears of War 2

    Rated on May 02, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    Gears of War 2 is as intense a shooter the original was as long as it sticks to its true strengths.

    Sequels can be a tricky business. They can be games that use the tried-and-tested formula of the first with minor tweaks here and there or they can be games that ride high on success of the original a...

    9 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    GTA IV is an experience that transcends all its relevant flaws to become easily one of the finest games in recent years

    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Rated on April 25, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    GTA IV is an experience that transcends all its relevant flaws to become easily one of the finest games in recent years

    Gaming has given us many unforgettable, immersive, soul-sucking settings in which countless gamers have lost themselves in for months, even years sometimes. GTA IV, the entry of the acclaimed (and not...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Cave Story is a sweet,little package of nostalgic innovation reminding us why we fell in love with 2D games

    Doukutsu Monogatari

    Rated on April 17, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    Cave Story is a sweet,little package of nostalgic innovation reminding us why we fell in love with 2D games

    Cave Story is a nostalgic masterpiece. I could end the review there itself because that alone describes the game in a nutshell. But it would be an injustice to ignore the game's obvious influences fro...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Despite a stunning visual style and presentation,it's a pretentious wonder marred by a predictable plot,weak characters

    Heavy Rain

    Rated on April 02, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    Despite a stunning visual style and presentation,it's a pretentious wonder marred by a predictable plot,weak characters

    A considerable section of the game developing community has always had far-reaching ambitions of making it into movies someday. It is perhaps a natural ambition for a storyteller to harbor a desire fo...

    13 out of 15 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Fahrenheit mostly delivers to it's ambitious premise despite few glaring shortcomings in it's later stages

    Indigo Prophecy

    Rated on February 27, 2010 by lightwarrior179

    Fahrenheit mostly delivers to it's ambitious premise despite few glaring shortcomings in it's later stages

    It wasn't very long back in gaming history when adventure gaming was at its peak. Point-and-click adventures thrived and people appreciated complex, likeable characters with a story-oriented gameplay ...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Baldur's Gate combines multiple tactical and strategical genres seamlessly and provides a one-of-a-kind RPG experience

    Baldur's Gate

    Rated on November 01, 2009 by lightwarrior179

    Baldur's Gate combines multiple tactical and strategical genres seamlessly and provides a one-of-a-kind RPG experience

    Role-playing owes it's origins to the classic board game "Dungeons & Dragons" in more than one way. The genre as we know today, has not only inherited many of it's finer tactical and strategic element...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    An unforgettable role-playing experience that redefines the meaning of the genre as well as the interactive media.

    Mass Effect

    Rated on February 21, 2009 by lightwarrior179

    An unforgettable role-playing experience that redefines the meaning of the genre as well as the interactive media.

    With it's powerful narrative and high degree of interactivity between the player and the world, BioWare's role-playing games have always had a special meaning to the genre. They have managed to carve ...

    18 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    MGS play to it's true strength and weakness- a clever and gripping plot with short bursts of mediocre stealth action

    Metal Gear Solid (Premium Package)

    Rated on October 11, 2008 by lightwarrior179

    MGS play to it's true strength and weakness- a clever and gripping plot with short bursts of mediocre stealth action

    Metal Gear Solid is easily one of the most "unique" games to have come out during the fifth generation of console gaming. It's different not because of it's innovative narrative style but for the way ...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Being the trend-setter of the modern JRPG genre,FFIV remains as one of the most influential games till date.

    Final Fantasy IV Easytype

    Rated on July 13, 2008 by lightwarrior179

    Being the trend-setter of the modern JRPG genre,FFIV remains as one of the most influential games till date.

    INTRODUCTION "FFIV revolutionised the genre,beyond the point of recognition,and set some highly ambitious staples,that continues to be followed by the genre,years after they were set." In 1991,v...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Morrowind despite it's flaws, is a wonderful RPG experience and places the series right on the radar.

    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

    Rated on April 17, 2008 by lightwarrior179

    Morrowind despite it's flaws, is a wonderful RPG experience and places the series right on the radar.

    It has been often seen with series like Final Fantasy, which have small beginnings and are followed by only a limited group of gamers, until the crucial breakthrough game comes and raises the populari...

    8 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Final Fantasy 1&2 the best GBA game available in the market. Get a copy of your own before you regret...

    Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Final Fantasy 1&2 the best GBA game available in the market. Get a copy of your own before you regret...

    I am a great action game fan but I have never tried RPG out but when I did in the form of Final Fantasy 1&2 that I now am an action and a RPG fan.FF1&2 is a game that has all that is needed to make it...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    NO Nonsense stuff ! Unarguably the game that finally shows the tactical side of the beautiful game.

    FIFA Soccer

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    NO Nonsense stuff ! Unarguably the game that finally shows the tactical side of the beautiful game.

    Many might not like this game but FIFA Soccer is the most definitely THE tactical game of all The Soccer Sim games. Actually this was my first ever game on PSP so I might rate this high. The gameplay ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Smashing! Finally EA makes a game with Hollywood style action.

    Command & Conquer: Renegade

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Smashing! Finally EA makes a game with Hollywood style action.

    Command and Conquer was actually my first ever RTS game. I liked it but didn't fall too much for it. So when this game released titled Command & Conquer Renegade I imagined it to be another RTS but I ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5
    Okay! A game that can be played in leisure.

    Disney's Herbie: Fully Loaded

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Okay! A game that can be played in leisure.

    I bought Herbie: Fully Loaded because I loved the movie as well as it's lead actress Lindsay Lohan. Unfortunately, Herbie was made into a street racing which did make this game innovative. Only to som...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Liberty City Stories is a game that is like a summation of all the things GTA fans have enjoyed over past years!

    Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Greatest Hits)

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Liberty City Stories is a game that is like a summation of all the things GTA fans have enjoyed over past years!

    Grand Theft Auto series has always been influential when it comes to the Action/Adventure genre. But with Liberty City Stories, Rockstar has proved that blockbuster hits are not only made on consoles....

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Pokemon Blue is a classic RPG with involving story, brilliant gameplay and high replay value.

    Pokemon Blue Version

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Pokemon Blue is a classic RPG with involving story, brilliant gameplay and high replay value.

    My introduction to the Pokemon gaming series was Blue. I had watched the cartoon series on TV and had taken a certain liking for it's simplicity yet the complexity buried beneath it all. Honestly, I h...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    Wrestlemania X8 does not have dozens of gameplay modes but those which are offered are intersting and enjoyable

    WWE Road to WrestleMania X8

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Wrestlemania X8 does not have dozens of gameplay modes but those which are offered are intersting and enjoyable

    Yeah it was a short but altogether a fun way to play this game. It was very short compared to some prosperous GBA titles like FFIV and Emerald. But it did improve a lot from the previous wrestling tit...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Final Fantasy V is a game that does possess weak storyline but superb graphics,gameplay and a replay value.

    Final Fantasy V Advance

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Final Fantasy V is a game that does possess weak storyline but superb graphics,gameplay and a replay value.

    Final Fantasy IV was the game that made me realise why it was the initial breakthrough in the best RPG series. The storyline was so strong and captivating that it put a spell on your mind. Expectat...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Ages is a great game and will force you to bring your aging Gameboy Color out of the dust for a final push....

    Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Ki no Mi - Jikuu no Shou

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Ages is a great game and will force you to bring your aging Gameboy Color out of the dust for a final push....

    Oracle of Ages is quite rightly called as the thinking man's Zelda. Because unlike it's companion Seasons, Ages focuses mainly on the puzzles. Hard puzzles. Tedious ones. Frustrating ones. But all thi...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    In my ten years of faithful fanship, Square for the first time has disappointed me.

    Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    In my ten years of faithful fanship, Square for the first time has disappointed me.

    Kingdom Hearts that name brings no memories in my mind as I have never played it before. Considering it as a kid game I let it away from me, not paying much attention. Now, as a 9 year long faithful f...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Max Payne is those one of the kind action shooters that often changes the way we think of action games.

    Max Payne

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Max Payne is those one of the kind action shooters that often changes the way we think of action games.

    It may have a lot of delays in it's pre-release era, but Max Payne is sure going to leave tremors of it's arrival for a long time to come. The developer might be known for it's Grand Theft Auto but th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    A great game though the people who have payed newer versions might prefer to stay away from this.

    Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    A great game though the people who have payed newer versions might prefer to stay away from this.

    Command & Conquer. The name rings in mind as a well publicised one. Now, EA will never let their game title to go unpublicised will they. Though I had never played the original game I bought this a li...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Daxter in just plain language defines how a perfect portable game should be. It and the PSP are a perfect match.

    Daxter

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Daxter in just plain language defines how a perfect portable game should be. It and the PSP are a perfect match.

    When we think of a portable game, our thoughts usually wander to something enjoyable, something that will give you an immersing experience and something that mostly should keep you busy for a prett...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Max Payne 2 takes action shooters to a whole new level of reality with a dark story and a classic physics gameplay.

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Max Payne 2 takes action shooters to a whole new level of reality with a dark story and a classic physics gameplay.

    Max Payne is considered as one of the classiest third person shooters on PC, and it has been said that for a good reason as well. It doesn't only have one of the most original element in shooters in t...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    Feels like an unnecessary addition to a great game, that was good but felt wasted.

    Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

    Rated on December 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Feels like an unnecessary addition to a great game, that was good but felt wasted.

    When Advent Children was announced, there was a huge cheer for Square, for taking the already legendary FFVII franchise into the next level. Making a movie on any game hasn't been that common before, ...

    7 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Never again will a game rise that so easily spellbinds the gamers for generations on.It exceeds all the superlatives...

    Final Fantasy VI

    Rated on September 08, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Never again will a game rise that so easily spellbinds the gamers for generations on.It exceeds all the superlatives...

    Before I begin this review of a phenomenal game, I would like to say that I have played it's GBA port before I played this original. But, I would not like to compare any one of them with each other, t...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4
    It is the most influential RPG title ever , but that doesn't mean it is the perfect game people say it to be.

    Final Fantasy VII

    Rated on June 03, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    It is the most influential RPG title ever , but that doesn't mean it is the perfect game people say it to be.

    Many FFVII fans, sung it's praises when it was released, and it without any doubt, secured a safe place for the future of RPG's. Without, FFVII the mainstream console RPG's would have never left Japan...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2
    It is a great game, but there is nothing special to make it a must buy for all types of gamers.

    WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007

    Rated on May 20, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    It is a great game, but there is nothing special to make it a must buy for all types of gamers.

    I have been a WWE fan for around a while now. However, I never had the oppurtunity to play a WWE game except a GBA one. This was mainly, because of the lack of PS2, where all the major WWE games seeme...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3
    Brilliant! One of the first games of Microsoft I have ever liked! History RTS at it's best.

    Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

    Rated on March 25, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Brilliant! One of the first games of Microsoft I have ever liked! History RTS at it's best.

    Age of Empires II: Age of Kings never held high expectations from me as I was thoroughly disappointed with the first Age of Empires. But surprisingly I found this game carved out into perfection. The ...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7
    Games like FFVI are the reason why legends of 2D era still stand out tall in this era of Next-gen.

    Final Fantasy VI Advance

    Rated on March 12, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Games like FFVI are the reason why legends of 2D era still stand out tall in this era of Next-gen.

    Final Fantasy VI Advance is a port of the legendary masterpiece game of SNES onto GBA. The making of the game and it’s end result would have been difficult. Firstly, because SNES into GBA and the seco...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9
    Seasons is a truly execptional Zelda game that despite it's short length delivers great action and fun.

    The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

    Rated on February 20, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Seasons is a truly execptional Zelda game that despite it's short length delivers great action and fun.

    Oracle of Seasons is the final Gameboy Color Game of Zelda and at the year it was released truly does tell that Flagship, it's developer would really have to work exceptinally well to continue the hoo...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Minish Cap is quite simply the best GBA game by far that bids a perfect farewell to the 2D Zelda era.

    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

    Rated on February 16, 2007 by lightwarrior179

    Minish Cap is quite simply the best GBA game by far that bids a perfect farewell to the 2D Zelda era.

    People have been forcing me to play Zelda for quite a while now... I was a Final Fantasy fan and hence a little anti-Zelda. However, The Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap threw down my prejudice and made me...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.