User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.15/10

Total of 302 user ratings spread across 302 releases

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  • Rating:8.5

    Doom 3

  • Review Score:8.5
    Heretic II

    Heretic II

    Heretic II

    The first time I ran it there were a few snags. The videos didn't play at all or played incredibly slow, and the game looked bland and didn't seem to have much flare or pep. It also didn't run in full screen mode. Double... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Half-Life: Blue Shift

    Half-Life: Blue Shift

    Half-Life: Blue Shift

    In Half-Life, you were Gordon Freeman, scientist. In Opposing Force, you were Adrian Shepherd, marine. In Blue Shift, you're Barney Calhoun, rent-a-cop. All that remains is an alien point of view, which Gearbox Software ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Half-Life: Blue Shift

  • Review Score:9
    Half-Life 2: Episode One

    Half-Life 2: Episode One

    Half-Life 2: Episode One

    The official site for Episode One states that HL2 has sold over four million copies; given that Half-Life 2 was one of the most anticipated shooters at the time of its release, this isn't much of a surprise. What did bec... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Half-Life

    Half-Life

    Half-Life

    You've got to hand it to these guys. Valve Software is a start-up, a relative unknown, with no track and, really, no business making such a mighty game. But mighty it is, the best single player shooter I've ever played. ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    IT'S A TESTAMENT TO THE BRILLIANCE of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas that, even after two years and a ton of new features, getting back into the series' latest installment is as easy as riding a bike. Literally. The game'... Read Full Review

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

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

  • Review Score:8.5
    Grand Prix 3

    Grand Prix 3

    Grand Prix 3

    First of all, in some areas Grand Prix 3 needed to address the gaping holes left by Grand Prix 2. Weather stands out as the number one missing item. How anyone can release a Grand Prix sim without some kind of weather is... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The Godfather

    Rarely can it be said that a film has defined a genre, but never is that more true than in the case of The Godfather. Since the release of the 1972 epic (which garnered ten Academy Award nominations and was named Best Pi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Carmageddon

    Carmageddon

    Carmageddon

    Carmageddon touches that particular collective nerve that fuses the wholesome popularity of the All-American Racing Game with the homicidal singularity of the 70s cult film into an onscreen experience that can only be co... Read Full Review

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

    Gangsters 2: Vendetta

  • Review Score:7.5
    Gangsters 2: Vendetta

    Gangsters 2

    Gangsters 2: Vendetta

    By following Gangsters 2: Vendetta's line of reasoning, you'll eventually have to "off" God, as he (or she) created Adam, who begat Cain...[all the way on down the Genesis line]...who created "Hammer"... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Gangsters

    Gangsters

    Gangsters

    We strategy gamers are the pickiest of players. We know what we like, and when we get it we buy it in droves. But if we don't get it, we howl on Usenet or send angry emails to each other. Or something. But what is exa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    From Russia With Love

    From Russia With Love

    From Russia With Love

    Looking into the goldmine of the Bond legacy, Electronic Arts successfully convinced its licensors that bringing Sean Connery into the fold and re-envisioning an older movie license was a good thing. Agreed. The second B... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Fatal Frame III: The Tormented

    Zero: Shisei no Koe

    Fatal Frame III: The Tormented

    Survival-horror games create a sense of dread in their audience that no other medium can match. It's one thing to watch a horror movie and avert your eyes when you sense a scary part coming up. It's a whole different exp... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Fatal Frame III: The Tormented

  • Review Score:8
    Emergency 3

    Emergency 3

    Emergency 3

    Emergency 3 is the latest North American release in Sixteen Tons franchise, published by Montreal based Strategy First. Having been given the opportunity to play (and review) the 2003 release, Emergency 2: The Ultimate F... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition

    Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition

    Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition

    It's been almost two year´s since Capcom unleashed Devil May Cry 3 in North America, but its position as one of the system's best action titles still stands today. Unfortunately for it, the game was released in a y... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Special Edition

  • Review Score:9.5
    Deus Ex

    Deus Ex

    Deus Ex

    Leave it up to Warren Spector and his team to pull it off...yet again. Warren has had his fingers in such great first-person classics as Ultima Underworld, Thief, and System Shock, so you can bet your bosom that we were ... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    Delta Force: Land Warrior

    Delta Force: Land Warrior

    Delta Force: Land Warrior

    The Delta Force. They are a highly trained group of soldiers specializing in anti-terrorist combat missions. They get in and they get out and are capable of causing hellacious amounts of damage in those short amounts of ... Read Full Review

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

    Def Jam: Fight for NY

  • Review Score:9
    Def Jam: Fight for NY

    Def Jam: Fight for NY

    Def Jam: Fight for NY

    Fighting games -- even great fighting games -- have a habit of doing very little with their sequels. Usually a couple of new arenas are added, one or two new fighters thrown in for good measure, and a few costumes slippe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Def Jam Vendetta

    Def Jam Vendetta

    Def Jam Vendetta

    For over a decade, the rappers at Def Jam have been looking for a fight. From Fight the Power and Fight for Your Right to Party, to Bring the Pain and Mama Said Knock You Out, the label's twisted rhymes of boasts and bra... Read Full Review

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

    Def Jam Vendetta

  • Review Score:8
    Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater

    Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater

    Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater

    Few games were as frustrating to review as Deadly Dozen. Regardless of what approach was attempted, nFusion's Nazis in its third and first-person shooting take on World War II would peg you and your three deadly buddies ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Counter-Strike: Source

    Counter-Strike: Source

    Counter-Strike: Source

    So this is it, the official multiplayer portion of Half-Life 2, version 1.6 of CS given the Source Engine treatment with hi-res textures, detailed character models, more realistic physics and lighting, support for up to ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Commandos Strike Force

    Commandos Strike Force

    Commandos Strike Force

    When I saw Commandos Strike Force 2 year's ago, Electronic Entertainment Expo, it struck me as a disconcerting detour from Pyro Studios' usual fare. However, they have developed every single game in the series, which is ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Command & Conquer Renegade

    Command & Conquer: Renegade

    Command & Conquer Renegade

    Let's skip the usual reminiscences; nearly every gamer in the world is familiar enough with the Command & Conquer series (or if they aren't, they ought to be). Let's just say that when Westwood announced they were tr... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Command & Conquer Red Alert 2

    Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2

    Command & Conquer Red Alert 2

    Go buy this game. Alright now, let's back that up with some facts. Red Alert 2 is one of the most polished, best-conceived, and downright enjoyable real-time strategy games in recent memory. There's an amazing depth to t... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Colin McRae Rally 3

    Colin McRae Rally 3

    Colin McRae Rally 3

    There are few greater sensations than pure, unadulterated speed. Whether it's by skiing down a hill, flying in a jet plane, or by pressing your foot down on the acceleration pedal of a powerful rally car, the experience ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Colin McRae Rally 3

  • Review Score:8
    Cold Fear

    Cold Fear

    Cold Fear

    You know, I've just about had it with these console ports that redefine how low the human race can sink. Cold Fear isn't among the worst offenders, and in fact there is a review of one of the worst console ports in histo... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Cold Fear

  • Rating:7.5

    Close Combat: First to Fight

  • Review Score:7.5
    Close Combat: First to Fight

    Close Combat: First to Fight

    Close Combat: First to Fight

    First-person shooters can turn big profits for developers, so it's no surprise to see the long-running Close Combat RTS series segue off into the squad-based tactical-shooter arena. Close Combat: First to Fight is a flas... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Chronicles of Riddick

    The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay - Developer's Cut

    Chronicles of Riddick

    Wait, wait. I know what you're probably thinking about The Chronicles of Riddick - Escape from Butcher Bay, especially if you didn't pay attention to the Xbox version released earlier this year. Games based on movie lice... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay

  • Review Score:9
    Carmageddon Splat Pack

    Carmageddon Splat Pack

    Carmageddon Splat Pack

    Carmageddon touches that particular collective nerve that fuses the wholesome popularity of the All-American Racing Game with the homicidal singularity of the 70s cult film into an onscreen experience that can only be co... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful