User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.62/10

Total of 69 user reviews spread across 69 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
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  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  • User Rating:7
    Felt like the game was nearly there, but fell short.

    Rage

    Felt like the game was nearly there, but fell short.

    Rage is a first person shooter from the famous 'Id software' company that made such classics as Quake, Wolfenstein and Doom, and the gameplay of Rage is certainly reminiscent of those classics. The setting is post apo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    One of the most complex PSP and best PSP games.

    Final Fantasy Tactics: Shishi Sensou

    One of the most complex PSP and best PSP games.

    Final Fantasy Tactics is a remake of the original Final Fantasy Tactics from 1997, you take control of 'Ramza' and embark on a quest to save the world of 'Ivalice' but this is a very simple explanation of the story, its... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Quite fun, certainly better than BO2 but the story and gameplay leave something to be desired.

    Legacy of Kain: Defiance

    Quite fun, certainly better than BO2 but the story and gameplay leave something to be desired.

    Legacy of Kain Defiance is without a doubt better than Blood Omen 2, in every way possible, this time around you also get to play as both Raziel who featured as the star in the 'Soul Reaver' games and the bad boy Kain th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A fun albeit short and linear game

    Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

    A fun albeit short and linear game

    Enslaved Odyssey to the West is a story set in the future after a post apocalyptic war has reduced the human population and destroyed cities, you take on the role of the muscle bound 'monkey' who relies on his strength t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Quite a fun puzzle adventure game

    Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper

    Quite a fun puzzle adventure game

    Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper is a adventure game with a heavy puzzle solving gameplay element were you control at various times Sherlock or Doctor Watson as they investigate the horrendous series of murders perpetr... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    An under appreciated action RPG.

    NIER

    An under appreciated action RPG.

    Nier is a action roleplaying game set in the future after an apocalypse has vastly reduced the human population which now live simpler lives than their ancestors and are plagued by monsters called Shades. The main cha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Buggy and a little ugly at times, but certainly worth more than 3.5 score.

    Dark Messiah of Might and Magic: Elements

    Buggy and a little ugly at times, but certainly worth more than 3.5 score.

    Well, finally got round to getting Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, had some interest in the game with it being a first person action RPG reminding me of the rather good 'Arx Fatalis'. I was aware of the terrible scor... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Good game, difficult but fun.<br />
Vista Compatible sold out software say but 64 vista!?

    Theme Hospital

    Good game, difficult but fun.<br /> Vista Compatible sold out software say but 64 vista!?

    Yes it can work on vista 64, create a folder for the game on your computer in C:\, drag the contents of the CD into the folder, open up "HOSP" and you'll see a icon which looks like a green cross called WINMAIN, dbl clic... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Behold the beautiful Aegean in all its glory!

    Spartan

    Behold the beautiful Aegean in all its glory!

    Spartan is a grand (dare I say epic?) strategy game set in ancient Greece (300BC's) which is divided into two sections, a turn based strategy map were you manage cities,diplomacy,trade and move armies and a real time bat... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    "We were just...'liberating' these goodly folk"<br />
A relatively simple EU style game.

    Knights of Honor

    "We were just...'liberating' these goodly folk"<br /> A relatively simple EU style game.

    Knights of Honor is a real time strategy game centered around Europe, North Africa and the holy land during the medieval ages. The game allows you to pick from many different kingdoms of various sizes and at three dif... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A good expansion pack overall!

    Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire

    A good expansion pack overall!

    Alien Crossfire expands and polishes up the main game, Alpha Centauri, in this expansion pack the player can now choose to play as the pregenitor alien race (that left the monoliths all over alpha centauri) and in the si... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Takes a bold step into 3D, and flounders.

    Sid Meier's Civilization IV

    Takes a bold step into 3D, and flounders.

    Civilization IV is a turn based strategy game set on a grand scale, you take one historical civilization to play as, such as the(ancient and great) Romans, the Greeks, Arabs, Persians etc to more modern civs like Germany... Read Full Review

    6 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Can be fun but entirely uncompelling.

    Tales of Eternia

    Can be fun but entirely uncompelling.

    Tales of Eternia is a pretty decent RPG, a above average game overall in the grand scheme of things, its a typical JRPG which means emphasis on looks, characters and gameplay not so much on dialog , a strong story,choic... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Still fun and better than alot of games after all these years.

    Starcraft

    Still fun and better than alot of games after all these years.

    Starcraft is pretty, nearly a decade and its still fun and better than alot of games released these days. Its classic RTS game featuring three factions which are look and play differently, these are the Terrans - huma... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A very good turn based strategy game set in the WH40K universe, probably the best pure TBS on PSP!

    Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command

    A very good turn based strategy game set in the WH40K universe, probably the best pure TBS on PSP!

    Warhammer 40k Squad command is a turn based strategy game in which the player controls a small squad of imperial space marines and fufills mission objectives usually consisting of kill everything,a escort mission (involv... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5
    Worst in series

    Escape from Monkey Island

    Worst in series

    The classic monkey island series of games were point and click adventure games set in a humorous and whacky setting in the Carribean during the Pirate days. They were traditionally 2d not necessarily due to a weak min... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    And here it is, my favourite game of all time.

    Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

    And here it is, my favourite game of all time.

    Alpha Centauri is a stunningly good game, it's a sci-fi turn based strategy (the first of many refreshing changes to the civilization formula) game very similar to the civilization series, only much better- even more so ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Different from the original but certainly great.

    Metal Gear Acid 2

    Different from the original but certainly great.

    Metal Gear Ac!d 2 is the second game in the Metal Gear Acid series, its a spin off from the very popular metal gear solid games that have become famous over the years. Unlike the previous metal gear titles though, the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A fun first person RPG with a great setting.

    Arx Fatalis

    A fun first person RPG with a great setting.

    Arx Fatalis is a fantasy RPG game from Arkane Studios released in 2002 paying homage to Ultima Underworld, the game is set on a planet where the systems sun has gotten so weak there is no sun light on the planet, and so ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    like a multiheaded something hitting ass and leg at the same time o god its heaven

    Jagged Alliance 2

    like a multiheaded something hitting ass and leg at the same time o god its heaven

    Jagged Alliance 2 from Sir Tech and strategy first is a strategy game that incorporates fun turn based battles with real time strategy in the form of movement over land managing mercs etc with some RPG elements to make a... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Truly a work of art, nay a work of a God!

    Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

    Truly a work of art, nay a work of a God!

    Big Rigs is an amazing racing game with a difference, think cars are too weedy? THEN THIS IS FOR YOU! IT FEATURES! 18 WHEELERS! the innovation right there is enough to warrant a purchase. Dont be dissauded by the ter... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Quite a fun if derivative.

    Dune 2000

    Quite a fun if derivative.

    Dune 2000 was a remake of the grand daddy of the RTS genre, Dune 2, its set in Frank Herberts famous Dune universe which is set in the far future easiest way for me to describe it is, highly advanced civilization(s) spre... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Amazingly this game was a step back from the previously released Alpha Centauri!!

    Sid Meier's Civilization III

    Amazingly this game was a step back from the previously released Alpha Centauri!!

    Civ III was released in 2001 by Firaxis games and was the long awaited sequel to the excellent Civilization 2 , however before Civ III was released Firaxis had released the absolutely brilliant game, Alpha Centauri in 19... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A fantastic game, truly a classic, one for the patient gamer who enjoys reading and is looking for a true RPG.

    Planescape: Torment

    A fantastic game, truly a classic, one for the patient gamer who enjoys reading and is looking for a true RPG.

    Planescape Torment was developed by the team behind fallout 1 and 2, Icewind dale adventure games and also assisted in the development of the other truly great RPG's the Baldurs Gate series and this game is using the 'In... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A good strategy RPG with a few flaws holding it back from greatness.

    Jeanne d'Arc

    A good strategy RPG with a few flaws holding it back from greatness.

    Jeanne D'arc is a SRPG where you control a small band of french men and women notably Saint Jeanne D'arc and set out to save the kingdom of France from the English and Burgundians. The story is loosely based on the hu... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    An ok RPG, lacking choice and consequence, has loading issues but is a big game and quite fun.

    Breath of Fire III

    An ok RPG, lacking choice and consequence, has loading issues but is a big game and quite fun.

    Breath fo Fire 3 for the PSP is pretty much the same as it was back when it was released on the playstation in the last decade. The story revolves around 'Ryu' being awakened as a baby dragon who grows up being a ruff... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.3
    Mindless action and fun

    Painkiller

    Mindless action and fun

    Painkiller is a old school first person shooting game thats familiar with the old classics of FPS's such as Doom and Serious Sam. The story of the game features you as Daniel Garner whom, having died in a car crash al... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A great turn based strategy game and metal gear solid spin off.

    Metal Gear Acid

    A great turn based strategy game and metal gear solid spin off.

    Metal Gear Ac!d is a spin off game from the wildly popular metal gear solid series of games. The MGS series is usual a real time stealth based game with the occasional action part with a few puzzles thrown in and an ins... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Very fun although the presentation has aged somewhat poorly

    MechWarrior 4

    Very fun although the presentation has aged somewhat poorly

    Mechwarrior IV Vengenace is set in the popular battle tech universe where vast space empires field Mechs (giant robots with alot of firepower) in their wars. Offcourse the backstory to the battletech universe is much ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Classic bomberman fun but,

    Bomberman Portable

    Classic bomberman fun but,

    Most of us will remember playing bomberman during the 16bit days, its simple frantic and was very fun. You would control what i would say is a spaceman who's goal is to be the last man standing during a game, there wo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    An excellent game.

    Tekken: Dark Resurrection

    An excellent game.

    Tekken Dark Ressurection is brilliant, theres no doubt about it, it looks gorgeous, plays great and retains the awesome Tekken gameplay. Ill start with the graphics, theyre the best Ive seen on the PSP and look fantas... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.2
    Insultingly bad...

    Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel

    Insultingly bad...

    Its not enough that interplay squandered their priestiege and valuable resources on this game, but its also so unrelated to the previous fallouts that the only reason it has 'fallout' in the title is in the vain hope it ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.4
    A good game let down by the controls and a few other nuisances.

    Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX

    A good game let down by the controls and a few other nuisances.

    Dont get me wrong this is a good game, but it could have been great, beyond that even, amazing but sadly its let down by the the controls, mainly the D-pad. Graphically the game is superb, crisp clear 2d style graphic... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1
    An interesting and unique RPG

    Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth

    An interesting and unique RPG

    Valkyrie Profile Lenneth is a strange RPG, it has the standard RPG formula, exploration, battles (turn based yes) level ups, but it also combines platformer elements, there are no shops in the game so you must create all... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6
    The mechanics are an improvement over EU2 but something feels a miss!

    Europa Universalis III

    The mechanics are an improvement over EU2 but something feels a miss!

    EU III another fine game from Paradox! well known for their complex strategy games especially the 'europa universalis' based ones which are set on a global scale and in real time. The game is complicated compared to w... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    I got a fever! and the only prescription is more Silent Hill!

    Silent Hill 2: Director's Cut

    I got a fever! and the only prescription is more Silent Hill!

    Silent Hill 2 is a survival horror game with an emphasis on slow pace action and on a mysterious story which unravels as you play through the game, set in the eponymous town of, Silent Hill. You play James, an average... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.7
    Tripe.<br />
I only speak the truth.

    Final Fantasy VIII (Platinum)

    Tripe.<br /> I only speak the truth.

    FF8 was hyped up beyond belief following the huge and well deserved success of FF7, however the end product was tripe. Graphically it was every bit as good as the FF7 but this time went away with the anime cartoon sty... Read Full Review

    6 of 38 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.1
    well...its better than Rome Total War.

    Medieval II: Total War

    well...its better than Rome Total War.

    MTW2 is a strategy game set in Europe, the holy land and north Africa with 21 factions including the likes of the Turks, french, english and so on, each faction has its own unique units and fighting style, however it ten... Read Full Review

    4 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.7
    Decent, but greatly disappointing none the less.

    Halo 2

    Decent, but greatly disappointing none the less.

    Halo 2 is a good enough first person shooter, to start of the gameplay has had a few changes the mechanics are slightly better for example the major addition to the gameplay is the ability to dual wield which may not se... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.4
    Too ambitious, fails at what an RPG should accomplish, has average gameplay but the game is on a epic scale.

    Gladius

    Too ambitious, fails at what an RPG should accomplish, has average gameplay but the game is on a epic scale.

    Gladius is a RPG game which has you in control of two possible characters and you have to travel around the varied game world engaging in fights with wild life and offcourse gladiators. You set up your own school of gla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful