User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 56 user reviews spread across 56 releases
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 from a lone-man's firs... Read Full Review11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
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 industry to kick-sta... Read Full Review8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
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. Its spin-off series, ... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
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 was no wonder that in... Read Full Review12 of 12 users found the following review helpful
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 become household names. ... Read Full Review16 of 19 users found the following review helpful
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 the original. Or to ma... Read Full Review13 of 13 users found the following review helpful
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 "sensible and meaningful" ... Read Full Review22 of 23 users found the following review helpful
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 focus on the duo get... Read Full Review8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
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 aiming to achieve som... Read Full Review9 of 16 users found the following review helpful
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 notorious) open-world s... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
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 from timeless 2D gems l... Read Full Review10 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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 for his story to be to... Read Full Review13 of 15 users found the following review helpful
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 with elements of puz... Read Full Review9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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 elements from the board gam... Read Full Review13 of 13 users found the following review helpful
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 out a special niche ... Read Full Review18 of 19 users found the following review helpful
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 it approaches the te... Read Full Review13 of 13 users found the following review helpful
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,very few circles of w... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
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 popularity of the series hig... Read Full Review8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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 undoubtedly the bes... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 in this game is more... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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 hesitated in buying ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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 some extent, because af... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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. Because LCS on PSP ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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 had'nt expected a lo... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 titles on GBA. Road to ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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. Expectations were high knowi... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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 this is immediately for... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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 fan of Final Fantasy ... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 this too is another tr... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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 little after it's acti... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 pretty long time. And,... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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 the form of bullet ti... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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, and AC was met with ... Read Full Review7 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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, the reason you shall ... Read Full Review9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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. Many of the Wes... Read Full Review8 of 8 users found the following review helpful
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 seemed to be appearing on... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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 flaws of the previou... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 second is the unmatched ... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 hooked Zelda fans to ne... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 instantly a Zelda f... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful