User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.84/10

Total of 34 user reviews spread across 34 releases

  1. 10
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  • User Rating:10
    A Difficult, Yet Rewarding Masterpiece of Gaming

    Dark Souls

    A Difficult, Yet Rewarding Masterpiece of Gaming

    When Demon’s Souls first arrived back in 2009, few expected it to be such a surprise hit. Aside from its appealing aesthetics, ingenious level design, methodical combat, and numerous customization options, it boast... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Hacking is fun if you actually use it

    Watch Dogs

    Hacking is fun if you actually use it

    The security created by the smart phones and computers we have don’t necessarily make us safe. Every day, we lose our information to those willing to exploit it for secret purposes. Do you truly feel safe knowing ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the Best Licensed Games Ever Made

    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    One of the Best Licensed Games Ever Made

    Bring up South Park to people, and you’ll get a pretty mixed response. On the one hand, it’s one of the most irreverent, disgusting, most insulting TV shows ever to disgrace the small screen. On the other han... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    One of the Best Licensed Games Ever Made

    South Park: The Stick of Truth

    One of the Best Licensed Games Ever Made

    Bring up South Park to people, and you’ll get a pretty mixed response. On the one hand, it’s one of the most irreverent, disgusting, most insulting TV shows ever to disgrace the small screen. On the other han... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4
    An Apocalypse Worth Avoiding

    Metro: Last Light

    An Apocalypse Worth Avoiding

    The world of the post-apocalypse is one that video games have tried to sell for as long as anyone can remember. Many games have their own twists and ideas about how it will happen, and Metro: Last Light tries to make thi... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Quite possibly the best Assassin's Creed game yet made.

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

    Quite possibly the best Assassin's Creed game yet made.

    Pirates are awesome, and don’t let anybody tell you differently. From movies to books and now to video games, pirates will forever be that representation of a free spirit taking their own lives and making somethin... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A wonderfully crafted tale that ties in both cinema and gaming into one, even if a bit flawed.

    Beyond: Two Souls

    A wonderfully crafted tale that ties in both cinema and gaming into one, even if a bit flawed.

    This is the most difficult game I’ve ever had to review. How do you classify it by genre when there’s not much to the actual “game” element? How do you classify a linear narrative that involves th... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Simply put, the best Grand Theft Auto game to date.

    Grand Theft Auto V

    Simply put, the best Grand Theft Auto game to date.

    I'm not a big fan of the Grand Theft Auto series, I'll admit. I always found it too focused on expanding the open sandbox elements when clearly they're trying to create memorable stories. While none of the games are nece... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    This game is a must-own, hands down. This is Naughty Dog's magnum opus, and its story will last with you.

    The Last of Us

    This game is a must-own, hands down. This is Naughty Dog's magnum opus, and its story will last with you.

    The year is 2033. The human race is slowly being wiped out. A savage fungal infection rots its victims' minds within two days, changing them from reasonable human beings into homicidal monsters. Nature has begun to recla... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A great game worthy of the Final Fantasy title it carries.

    Final Fantasy XIII

    A great game worthy of the Final Fantasy title it carries.

    There are thirteen Final Fantasy games already? Well, many more than that, but I digress. This is one of the longest running video game series of all-time, and it's hard not to see why. Each entry goes on to revolutioniz... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Might not be the best Final Fantasy, but it's better than what people claim it to be.

    Final Fantasy XII

    Might not be the best Final Fantasy, but it's better than what people claim it to be.

    In the Final Fantasy series, certain rules of gameplay must be applied. The action must always take place on a separate battlefield. The characters must level up according to their established class. The world map must b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A visual masterpiece that underplays the great gameplay and story.

    El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron

    A visual masterpiece that underplays the great gameplay and story.

    A scribe from Heaven is on a mission from God to stop seven fallen angels from causing Earth's destruction and…okay, I admit that this game sounds like a religious and preachy one already. But think about it like this: e... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    This game surprised me in a good way. It's a great game, period.

    Dishonored

    This game surprised me in a good way. It's a great game, period.

    Getting revenge is a tricky business. Do you serve it bloody and cold regardless of who gets in your way, or in the sneakiest undercover way possible? In Dishonored, the choice is yours. This original action-stealth game... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    The best BioShock game, and one of the greatest games of our generation. PLAY IT NOW!

    BioShock Infinite

    The best BioShock game, and one of the greatest games of our generation. PLAY IT NOW!

    Redemption: it's difficult to come by, and even more difficult to accept when it happens. But what if redemption made you a monster? What if your past sins were replaced with twice as many new ones? Can a society functio... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    It'll leave you battered and bruised, but the rewards are worth it.

    Demon's Souls

    It'll leave you battered and bruised, but the rewards are worth it.

    This game is not for the faint of heart. It's only for those gamers who are willing to withstand countless hours of death, failure, and crushed plans all in the name of collecting souls, becoming stronger, and getting th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A perfect example of what a modern JRPG should feel like. And it plays great too.

    Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou

    A perfect example of what a modern JRPG should feel like. And it plays great too.

    I'm going to just flat-out say it. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is a triumph in the world of JRPGs. Studio Ghibli (Kiki's Delivery Service, Spirited Away) and Level-5 have teamed up to create a game that soars to... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A phenomenal game worthy of being named one of the absolute best games out there.

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    A phenomenal game worthy of being named one of the absolute best games out there.

    Nathan Drake can never seem to catch a break in his life as a treasure hunter. No matter what the job, something always goes amiss. This time, Drake has to deal with more than he bargained for, and it may very well cost ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A terrific action shooter with personality to match.

    Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

    A terrific action shooter with personality to match.

    The life of a treasure hunter is not the most glamorous. There's always competition, the risk of death is pretty much certain, and there's always the chance of running into supernatural forces that guard the very treasur... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A great improvement on the already impressive Killzone 2

    Killzone 3

    A great improvement on the already impressive Killzone 2

    In a franchise as big as Killzone is for the PS3, it makes sense for the sequel to the impressive Killzone 2 to make improvements that show that the series is heading in the right direction. Fortunately, Killzone 3 deliv... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    It's one scary ride through space. Can you survive?

    Dead Space

    It's one scary ride through space. Can you survive?

    It's said that in space, nobody can hear you scream. That saying is put to the ultimate test in Dead Space, EA's horror sci-fi shooter game that reminds you of why you used a nightlight as a child. Taking elements from p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:3
    I might be a big fan of Sonic, but even I'm not blind to how bad this game really is.

    Shadow the Hedgehog (Player's Choice)

    I might be a big fan of Sonic, but even I'm not blind to how bad this game really is.

    The Sonic the Hedgehog series has been known for two things: it's innovative speedy platforming, and it's almost hypocritical fanbase. Most fans decry the faults of many Sonic games after the release of Sonic Adventure f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Might not beat Halo or Call of Duty, but it's still a great shooter nonetheless.

    Killzone 2

    Might not beat Halo or Call of Duty, but it's still a great shooter nonetheless.

    The first game in the Killzone series was hyped as being the "Halo killer" back in 2004. While it didn't come anywhere close to achieving that claim, it did establish itself as a competent shooter that somehow warranted ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    Easily one of the best games ever made.

    Red Dead Redemption

    Easily one of the best games ever made.

    The times of the Wild West were a time of great turmoil. Outlaws ran around killing and stealing with no regard, higher civilization was being forced on all in the land, and prosperity was promised in the place of making... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    One of the best video gaming experiences ever created.

    BioShock

    One of the best video gaming experiences ever created.

    A city under the sea held back from regular society. Its creator wanted to keep the government and the church from stifling creative minds, so he made the city as a safe haven for minds trying to be censored. However, th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Far Cry 3 is the best gaming experience of the year, bar none.

    Far Cry 3

    Far Cry 3 is the best gaming experience of the year, bar none.

    The definition of insanity is doing the exact same thing over and over again expecting a different result each time. True as that definition may be for most First-Person Shooters on the market today, Far Cry 3 seeks to c... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The Assassin's Creed franchise ends on a high note with their most ambitious and detailed entry yet.

    Assassin's Creed III

    The Assassin's Creed franchise ends on a high note with their most ambitious and detailed entry yet.

    Poor Desmond Miles. From being kidnapped by the evil Templars to being forced to save the world from certain destruction, he definitely wishes he didn't buy that motorcycle (play first game to get that). After going thro... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    A new standard has been set for the action-adventure.

    Assassin's Creed II

    A new standard has been set for the action-adventure.

    "Nothing is true, everything is permitted." This is what the Assassin order has lived by for hundreds of years. This controversial and interesting belief was first learned of in Assassin's Creed, the flawed, incredible i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    The RPG for the newer generation, and it happens to be one of the absolute best.

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    The RPG for the newer generation, and it happens to be one of the absolute best.

    The Elder Scrolls has become something of a legend in the RPG world of gaming. From Daggerfall to Oblivion, every title in the series has met with universal praise for their unique presentation, gameplay mechanics, and a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Easily one of the best console Zelda games out there, with a wallop of an emotional story to boot.

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    Easily one of the best console Zelda games out there, with a wallop of an emotional story to boot.

    Evoke just the first half of this game's name and fans squee with joy over it. Yes, from the original NES title to the groundbreaking Ocarina of Time, this series has been considered among the greatest in video game cult... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Easily one of the best PS3 exclusives to date

    inFamous

    Easily one of the best PS3 exclusives to date

    A bomb ripping through Empire city, electrical powers gained from said explosion. Add this great story element with a likeable hero and incredible gameplay, and you have inFamous, a great game to have in your PS3 collect... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    It's a great refreshing experience in the Mega Man X series, but never innovates.

    RockMan X Command Mission

    It's a great refreshing experience in the Mega Man X series, but never innovates.

    The Mega Man and Mega Man X series is the prime example of a hit-or-miss deal. Games like Mega Man 1 and 2, and Mega Man X through X4 are fantastic examples of what great gameplay and story can do for a series. However, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    A beautifully made game that will stand the test of time as one of the great works of art.

    Shadow of the Colossus

    A beautifully made game that will stand the test of time as one of the great works of art.

    Knowing the dangers, how far would you go to save the one you love? This is the question raised in Shadow of the Colossus: a video game that critics and enthusiasts claim to be a work of art. In terms are visual arts, vi... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Future video games have a new standard to meet with Heavy Rain.

    Heavy Rain

    Future video games have a new standard to meet with Heavy Rain.

    How far are you willing to go to save the ones you love? This is the question raised by Heavy Rain, the new Quantic Dream production that takes this question to every extreme possible, and back again just to show you wha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
    A work of art from start to finish.

    Metroid Prime

    A work of art from start to finish.

    It had been eight years since the last Metroid game, Super Metroid, had been released. Even with the release of the Nintendo 64, fans of the Metroid series wouldn’t see a new Metroid title, let alone the first 3D ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful