Total of 13 user reviews spread across 13 releases
Genso Suikoden IV
Not the best in the series by any means, but still possesses everything necessary to make an enjoyable RPG.
Suikoden IV is a decent game. Not a great game, not a terrible game. A decent one. Some design choices are questionable, and the plot and graphics are ordinary at best...but many of the most enjoyable...
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey
Not the sequel I was hoping for, but still compelling.
Frankly, in comparison to the original Longest Journey, Dreamfall is a disappointment. TLJ was the last great point-and-click adventure game, with all the rich worldbuilding, snarky comments, and tric...
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance
Not to be confused with the masterful PC games, but a solid contender to Diablo's throne.
I really wish they'd found a different title for Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance as it's completely unrelated to the PC series. Nonetheless, it provides one of the few quality roleplaying games for the X...
Kult: Heretic Kingdoms
Kind of a cross between Diablo and FFIX, a strange fusion but successful.
Originally released in Europe (and this is the version I played) under the less offputting name of "Kult: Heretic Kingdoms", this little action-RPG is a criminally overlooked gem. While it doesn't qui...
The Matrix: Path of Neo
Matrix fans: worth renting. Everyone else: don't bother.
If you're not a Matrix fan, Path of Neo is unlikely to appeal. The core action is solid but heavily based on the Matrix movies' unique aesthetics (which were and are the primary reason to see them). Y...
Enter the Matrix
With Path of Neo out, Enter the Matrix should mercifully pass from the pages of history.
Enter the Matrix marks my first real disappointment with Shiny Entertainment. Though not all of their games are perfect in terms of gameplay, all of them before this had a unique vision and sense of h...
Hours of attractive but soulless tedium.
I don't normally review games I haven't finished at least once, because my impression of a game could very well change dramatically if the game takes a sudden left turn into suckitude or overly painfu...
SOS: The Final Escape
Gameplay is good, plot not so good.
Disaster Report has a solid and rather innovative concept, challenging you to successfully navigate a city (on a man-made island) that's falling apart around you, victim of a nasty earthquake and subs...
The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
A model of good game design.
The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction represents by far the most fun I have had with my Xbox. Not that there aren't other standout titles. Not that Hulk is particularly original, or breaks new gro...
.hack//Infection Part 1
Had a lot of potential, but blows it.
Frankly, I think Bandai's .hack universe is probably the best intellectual property they have going for them. The anime, .hack//SIGN is intelligent, mysterious, lovely, and has some truly excellent mu...
Circle of Blood
This is what I look for in an adventure game.
The Broken Sword games (of which, despite the title, this is the first) have had a reputation for excellence for some time now. I discovered a copy on the extreme cheap at my favorite secondhand store...
Maybe you had to be there when it came out.
I can recall reading previews practically drooling over the things Valve was going to do with Half-Life. I've read reviews lauding it for its immersion, its play value, the ground it broke.. I must...
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay - Developer's Cut
One of the most brilliant first person games ever made.
I can't say I originally had high hopes for Chronicles of Riddick. I mean, Vin Diesel is steadily endearing himself to me with decent roles in movies and a surprising amount of geekiness (the man, fro...