User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.98/10

Total of 512 user ratings spread across 512 releases

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  • Rating:7.5

    Dead to Rights: Retribution

  • Review Score:7.5
    As frustrating as it can be, Dead to Rights is exciting and rewarding. Real Score 7.4

    Dead to Rights: Retribution

    As frustrating as it can be, Dead to Rights is exciting and rewarding. Real Score 7.4

    I was a bit skeptical when Dead to Rights: Retribution came out. The series had been dead for a long time and no reviews had surfaced on it's release date. Coming out in the wake of Splinter Cell: Conviction, Dead to Rig... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Coming from someone who didn't really care for the first Assassins Creed 2 is an amazing, must play game. 9.0/10

    Assassin's Creed II

    Coming from someone who didn't really care for the first Assassins Creed 2 is an amazing, must play game. 9.0/10

    I wasn't the biggest fan of Assassin's Creed. While I enjoyed it at first, I found the second half of the game to rather boring and not bring a lot of new stuff to the table. So I was a bit skeptical about Assassin's Cre... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Assassin's Creed II

  • Review Score:8.5
    The Saboteur is a pleasant surprise in the over-populated WW2 genre. Real Score: 8.6

    The Saboteur

    The Saboteur is a pleasant surprise in the over-populated WW2 genre. Real Score: 8.6

    First off, if you are a fan of the Godfather games, stop reading and go pick up The Saboteur as this game was made for you. I myself am I huge fan of the Godfather games and found the Saboteur to be easy to pick up and p... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    The Saboteur

  • Review Score:8.5
    The bigger the party the better in this RPG-FPS hybrid. Real Score 8.4

    Borderlands

    The bigger the party the better in this RPG-FPS hybrid. Real Score 8.4

    Borderlands is much like Left 4 Dead in the sense that if you don't have a group of people playing online, its not much fun, but when you get three of your friends playing with you it's an absolute blast. This first pers... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    A short, simple, fun diversion. Real Score 6.6

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    A short, simple, fun diversion. Real Score 6.6

    Its been a long time since I would consider myself a fan of the Harry Potter series. Both the movies and the books lost me about half way through the series and as I grew up I started caring less and less. However after ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

  • Review Score:9
    While it really isn't survival horror anymore, Resident Evil still is a lot of fun. Real Score: 8.8

    Resident Evil 5

    While it really isn't survival horror anymore, Resident Evil still is a lot of fun. Real Score: 8.8

    I'll be the first to admit that right away when I played the Resident Evil 5 demo, I really wasn't all that impressed. My biggest issue was the controls. Even though I had played through Resident Evil 4 multiple times I ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    A cool idea, that ultimately falls flat.

    Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta

    A cool idea, that ultimately falls flat.

    So here we are. The final DLC for Fallout 3, it sure has been one heck of a ride has it not? Well there is still one more mystery to solve in the Capital Wasteland. That is where Mothership Zeta comes in. What is the dea... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Hillbillies, swamp monsters, and an eerie setting make Point Lookout the most atmospheric of the Fallout 3 DLC's.

    Fallout 3: Point Lookout

    Hillbillies, swamp monsters, and an eerie setting make Point Lookout the most atmospheric of the Fallout 3 DLC's.

    So you thought that Broken Steel was going to be the final Fallout 3 expansion? Well you were wrong and it is a good thing too, becuase to be honest who doesn't want more Fallout 3. Point Lookout continues the idea of br... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    New missions and a new level cap, what more could Fallout 3 fans want? Great DLC

    Fallout 3: Broken Steel

    New missions and a new level cap, what more could Fallout 3 fans want? Great DLC

    Broken Steel is probably the best DLC for Fallout 3 and there are many reasons for this. The introduction of a higher level cap and the ability to continue playing after the final mission of Fallout 3 is just what fans o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Fallout 3

  • Review Score:7.5
    This expansion could have been a lot better, but its still a better deal than most on the marketplace today.

    Fallout 3: The Pitt

    This expansion could have been a lot better, but its still a better deal than most on the marketplace today.

    The Pitt is the second DLC for the spectacular game Fallout 3. Where the original game took place in Washington D.C. and the previous DLC took place in Alaska, The Pitt takes place in you guess it Pittsburg. The problem ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Project 8 is a difficult yet rewarding experience for series veterans. Easily one of the best in the series. Score: 8.6

    Tony Hawk's Project 8

    Project 8 is a difficult yet rewarding experience for series veterans. Easily one of the best in the series. Score: 8.6

    I've been a long time fan of the Tony Hawk series ever since I played the first one back on the Nintendo 64. I easily consider the second entry to be the best of the series, although many people consider the third to be.... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Lost: Via Domus

  • Review Score:5
    What could have been a great addition to the Lost mythos ultimately falls flat. Real Score: 5.2

    Lost: Via Domus

    What could have been a great addition to the Lost mythos ultimately falls flat. Real Score: 5.2

    You know how every once and a while there will be an episode of Lost that focuses on a minor character, leaves the main storyline for a week, and is normally quite boring? If you answered no, then quit reading this becau... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    I absolutely loved this game. Bonds next-gen debut isnt Goldeneye but a lot closer than most. Real Score: 8.6/10

    Quantum of Solace

    I absolutely loved this game. Bonds next-gen debut isnt Goldeneye but a lot closer than most. Real Score: 8.6/10

    Im going to go right out there and say it, Quantum of Solace is in my top three games for 2008. I wasn't expecting much but after playing it at a friend's house I immediately went out and purchased the game. I had so muc... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    Mercenaries 2 has a great concept but buggy AI ruins the experience. Real Score: 6.4/10

    Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

    Mercenaries 2 has a great concept but buggy AI ruins the experience. Real Score: 6.4/10

    I really wanted to like Mercenaries 2. I really did. I never got a chance to play the original, but I was always interested in the overall concept. Not to mention that I am a sucker for sandbox games, because I love all ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    The fact that it has a plot and story Doom is easily the best game that you can get with 400 MPS. Real Score: 8.2/10

    Doom

    The fact that it has a plot and story Doom is easily the best game that you can get with 400 MPS. Real Score: 8.2/10

    Being a gamer on a budget is quite hard these days so Xbox Live Arcade is a great way to get games. While I was looking across the many games that were only 400 MSP I wanted a game that wasn't just a puzzle or a card gam... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Frontlines: Fuel of War

  • Review Score:7.5
    An interesting premise and a fun multiplayer keep this game a float. 7.4/10

    Frontlines: Fuel of War

    An interesting premise and a fun multiplayer keep this game a float. 7.4/10

    Frontlines: Fuel of War on the Xbox 360 is set in the near distant future where the world in World War 3 fighting over the fuel lines in the Middle East. The game goes about in a Battlefield style gameplay that is always... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

  • Review Score:7
    Much like The Getaway, Kane and Lynch may not be original but its an experience you wont  soon forget. 7.2/10

    Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

    Much like The Getaway, Kane and Lynch may not be original but its an experience you wont soon forget. 7.2/10

    Kane and Lynch Dead Men is the cause for lots of controversy over here at GameSpot. I was willing to put all of my opinions on it aside when I started playing this game off of a free rental and I must say that I enjoyed ... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5
    Turning Point Fall of Liberty is years of my life wasted waiting and anticipating this games release: 5.2/10

    Turning Point: Fall of Liberty (Collector's Edition)

    Turning Point Fall of Liberty is years of my life wasted waiting and anticipating this games release: 5.2/10

    It was many years ago that I was flipping through a Game Informer magazine and I saw a picture of the White House with Nazi flags drapped across it, i was immediately sucked into the reading the plot of this game and I w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy

  • Review Score:8
    Easily the best movie game since The Godfather. Here's hoping Supremacy gets the same treatment. Real Score: 8.2/10

    Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy

    Easily the best movie game since The Godfather. Here's hoping Supremacy gets the same treatment. Real Score: 8.2/10

    Bourne fans, this is your dream come true. The Bourne Conspiracy is one of the most fun games of the year and is easily one of the best movie games of all time and the best since The Godfather. The Bourne Conspiracy gets... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Assassin's Creed

  • Review Score:7.5
    Ubisoft attempts to go medieval on the bald assassin Real Score: 7.4/10

    Assassin's Creed

    Ubisoft attempts to go medieval on the bald assassin Real Score: 7.4/10

    When I first started playing Assassin's Creed I was amazed at the game. I couldn't believe how much fun it was, I could not put down the controler. I had an absolue blast climbing to the tops of building and jumping off.... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City

  • Review Score:8
    Need For Speed Carbon takes the best things about Underground and Most Wanted and makes a great racer. True Score: 7.8

    Need for Speed Carbon

    Need For Speed Carbon takes the best things about Underground and Most Wanted and makes a great racer. True Score: 7.8

    Need For Speed Carbon was the first game in the Need For Speed series that I had played on the Xbox 360, however I had played Most Wanted on the PsP and Underground on the original Xbox so I was caught up to speed on wha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Despite the fact that two of my favorite heroes are missing, this is easily the best comic book game ever made. 9.4/10

    Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

    Despite the fact that two of my favorite heroes are missing, this is easily the best comic book game ever made. 9.4/10

    I never got a chance to play Xmen Legends back on the regular Xbox but now after playing Marvel Ultimate Alliance I am quite sad that I never did. Marvel Ultimate Alliance is a great game. The great thing about the game ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Tomb Raider: Legend

  • Review Score:8
    Perhaps the greatest comeback in videogame history. Real Score: 7.8/10

    Tomb Raider: Legend

    Perhaps the greatest comeback in videogame history. Real Score: 7.8/10

    Tomb Raider: Legend for the Xbox 360 is an answer to my prayers. I have been a long time fan of the series and to be quite honest the last couple of games have not been so good, with the last game, Angel of Darkness, eas... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

  • Review Score:9.5
    The story may feel more like an expansion than anything else, this game is brimming with fun new content. Real Score 9.4

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

    The story may feel more like an expansion than anything else, this game is brimming with fun new content. Real Score 9.4

    Rainbow Six Vegas 2 was one of my most anticipated games for 2008. I have been a fan of the series since the n64 and even though there have been some bumps in the road (I'm looking at you Lockdown) the series is better t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Condemned shows just how important a games atmosphere is. Real Score: 7.4/10

    Condemned: Criminal Origins

    Condemned shows just how important a games atmosphere is. Real Score: 7.4/10

    m gonna come out and say it right away Condemned Criminal Origins for the Xbox 360 has a confusing and lackluster story, quite a few graphical glitches, decent at best voice overs, and controls that can get a bit annoyin... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5
    X Men: The Official Game has a great opening act, but sadly thats about it.

    X-Men: The Official Game

    X Men: The Official Game has a great opening act, but sadly thats about it.

    When I started playing X Men: The Official Game on the Xbox 360 I was quite surprised that the game was actually have decent. Sure the game's graphics are quite last gen, the camera was a little out of whack, and the sto... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    X-Men: The Official Game