User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.81/10

Total of 43 user reviews spread across 43 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
    (21)
  3. 8
    (10)
  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
    (1)
  7. 4
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  • User Rating 8
    Its not "NEW" anymore but it was fun.

    New Super Mario Bros. 2

    Rated on December 26, 2013 by matthova

    Its not "NEW" anymore but it was fun.

    I am a really big Mario fan. I have played just about all of his games. This game is somewhat challenging, but i cant help but shake the feeling that it is nothing more than NSMB orignial for DS mixed...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Pikmin will fight for you, till the end!

    Pikmin 3

    Rated on October 05, 2013 by matthova

    Pikmin will fight for you, till the end!

    I have had PIkmin 3 for a while now. I haven't beaten it yet for a variety of reasons. However the game is very creative like its predecessors and a ton of fun to play. I will start with what i don't ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Cut what you will.....but sometimes do it real quiet like....lol

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Rated on June 15, 2013 by matthova

    Cut what you will.....but sometimes do it real quiet like....lol

    I am an average fan of the Metal Gear series, so i dont know all the storylines. This game is a follow up to MGS4, which is arguably the best PS3 game of all time. So what makes this game so diffrent ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Mass Effect is an incredible sci-fi RPG shooter

    Mass Effect 2

    Rated on May 14, 2013 by matthova

    Mass Effect is an incredible sci-fi RPG shooter

    This is one heck of a game. It is driven by a terrific story and great voice acting. It also looks great. The game doesnt seem all that complicated to play, but it is very deep. There's never really a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    You can instantly relate to Laura Croft, as she becomes a survivor...!

    Tomb Raider (The Final Hours Edition)

    Rated on May 12, 2013 by matthova

    You can instantly relate to Laura Croft, as she becomes a survivor...!

    Well let me just say, before this game, I did not think that highly of Laura's adventures. I had played a few of them, and wasnt impressed. But that was the old, this is the new. I am incredibly impre...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    God of War  Ascension is a diffrent game than its classic predecessor, but it delivers!

    God of War: Ascension

    Rated on March 15, 2013 by matthova

    God of War Ascension is a diffrent game than its classic predecessor, but it delivers!

    I have been a huge GoW fan since 2005 after #1....and i have beaten all the ones on sony systems except this game. I havent played it for very long but its really good. The story isnt all that and the...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Mario's glorious adventure on the WIi U!!!

    New Super Mario Bros. U

    Rated on December 27, 2012 by matthova

    Mario's glorious adventure on the WIi U!!!

    I really enjoyed the game...for starters the controls are great. The jumps and dash jumps feel precise. There's some new suits called the acorn suit and the ice flower suit. THey really come in handy....

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Playstation's response to Super Smash Bros!

    PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

    Rated on December 17, 2012 by matthova

    Playstation's response to Super Smash Bros!

    Well let me just say that I like this game. The game is decent, but when i play i cant help but think i am playing super smash bros.(knock off). I think the character selection is good. Kratos vs. any...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Uncharted 3 is a great PS3 exclusive that delivers

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    Rated on February 09, 2012 by matthova

    Uncharted 3 is a great PS3 exclusive that delivers

    I really like the Uncharted Series(although i only have this one now). In general the games do a good job of incorporating shooting, platforming, and multiplayer all in one great pacakge. The 3rd ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Black Ops is a good game that's darker and more fast paced than MW2 but where is its soul?

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    Rated on June 23, 2011 by matthova

    Black Ops is a good game that's darker and more fast paced than MW2 but where is its soul?

    I like this game, but i have to admit it was a little disapointing. The single player mode is awesome. Its highly detailed and it keeps you on the edge of your seat. While playing it you can't help bu...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Killzone 3 is more varied then its predeccesor but it is not better than KZ2.

    Killzone 3

    Rated on May 27, 2011 by matthova

    Killzone 3 is more varied then its predeccesor but it is not better than KZ2.

    I waited patiently for KZ3 after the cliffhanger ending at the end of KZ2. Overall I'd say the story had some really nice pacing, and a few really nice surprises. The graphics were spectacular just li...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    You really gotta love or at least understand the game of basketball to enjoy

    NBA 2K11

    Rated on March 10, 2011 by matthova

    You really gotta love or at least understand the game of basketball to enjoy

    This is by far the best NBA game i have ever played. Now i've played NBA 2k4, 2k7, and 2k9......this one blew my socks off. I love the fact that Michael Jordan is a playable character....i think the w...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    Final Fantasy XIII is a clear sign that the FF series is goin DOWNHILL

    Final Fantasy XIII

    Rated on August 19, 2010 by matthova

    Final Fantasy XIII is a clear sign that the FF series is goin DOWNHILL

    Okay let me just say I am a pretty big Final Fantasy fan, having played FFX, X-2, XII, and VII. This edition is a weird one.In the first 2 to 5 hours of gameplay you are fascinated by the story, wanti...

    4 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    I wanna be the very best....not catch em all!

    Pocket Monsters HeartGold

    Rated on July 14, 2010 by matthova

    I wanna be the very best....not catch em all!

    I wasnt going to buy this remake but hey i remember when i used to play POKEMON SILVER for GB and loved it. I think that was the best Pokemon game along with gold...until now. Now innovation was t...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Kratos's Revenge = Greatest game of all time?

    God of War III

    Rated on March 22, 2010 by matthova

    Kratos's Revenge = Greatest game of all time?

    Ok so lets get the obvious out of the way. I am a God of war fan. I have been one since #1 on the PS2....until this game came out i held GOW2 as one of the definitive action games of all time. Also i ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    I like Street Fighta 8/2, only Ryu and Ken, i find it hard to be Blanka! Street Fighter is BACK

    Street Fighter IV (Collector's Edition)

    Rated on March 17, 2010 by matthova

    I like Street Fighta 8/2, only Ryu and Ken, i find it hard to be Blanka! Street Fighter is BACK

    I liked Street Fighter 2 from back in the day, and lemme tell you, it lives up to all the hype. SF4 is the best fighting game i've played in a while. Of course you've noticed that the game doesnt try ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Defeat the Colussi! Save the one u love!

    Shadow of the Colossus

    Rated on March 17, 2010 by matthova

    Defeat the Colussi! Save the one u love!

    I havent played this game in a long time, however i remember it very very well. Its just one of those unique game experiences. Ima start with wat i dont like As u kno, this game only consists of bo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    Lord of the Rings is back! But this feels like a reboot of the Star Wars Battlefronts.....

    The Lord of the Rings: Conquest

    Rated on March 17, 2010 by matthova

    Lord of the Rings is back! But this feels like a reboot of the Star Wars Battlefronts.....

    Ok i like Lord of the Rings, so dont call me a hater. I got this game for $20, and i can see why its only 20. This isnt a horrible game, but its not a great game either. The game looks good, there...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Call of duty is an amazing shooting game with really no big flaws!

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    Rated on January 21, 2010 by matthova

    Call of duty is an amazing shooting game with really no big flaws!

    This game has really good gameplay, and it has its own style. Thats wat stands out most to me. The controls are better than KZ2. You forget that theres a controller in between u and the game. The grap...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Uncharted 2 isn't revolutionary, but it does everything right!

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    Rated on December 23, 2009 by matthova

    Uncharted 2 isn't revolutionary, but it does everything right!

    Man i read reviews and this and that on this game, and i couldnt believe the hype until i played this. This is without a doubt the 2nd best ps3 game to date. And its one of the best all time. The pres...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    GTA4 is the worst 3d GTA!

    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Rated on December 08, 2009 by matthova

    GTA4 is the worst 3d GTA!

    I got GTA4 a few months ago....and well here's my review. I gave this game a high score, but as i mentioned, it is by no means a perfect 10, and by that, it isnt as good as Metal Gear Solid 4......ac...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Tekken returns, and its awesome, but it could have been the best fighter ever!

    Tekken 6

    Rated on November 15, 2009 by matthova

    Tekken returns, and its awesome, but it could have been the best fighter ever!

    Let me just say I am a Tekken fan, even though Tekken 5 is the only other one I own. Tekken 6 looks great, I mean great. The 40 fighters look terrific and they move very realisticly. In fact the back ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    AW Days of Ruin is a good game but far from being the best in the series.

    Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

    Rated on November 13, 2009 by matthova

    AW Days of Ruin is a good game but far from being the best in the series.

    I really like this game and i bought it with really no hesiation considering i really enjoyed AW2 for gameboy advance. This game has a more balanced battle system that AW2 had, in the sense that every...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    LBP is easily one of the best platoformers for a variety of reasons, but its best enjoyed with other people

    LittleBigPlanet

    Rated on November 09, 2009 by matthova

    LBP is easily one of the best platoformers for a variety of reasons, but its best enjoyed with other people

    Now alot of people are going to pass on this game simply because of the presentation, but what ever happened to not judging a book by its cover? Anyways LBP is a game you can seriously chill with. Tha...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    A good attempt Nintendo, but I know Mario can party harder!

    Mario Party DS

    Rated on November 03, 2009 by matthova

    A good attempt Nintendo, but I know Mario can party harder!

    This game is pretty hard to review as it's meant to be played with more than one person, but I've only done that once. I have the first Mario Party game(for N64) so naturally i wanted this game. I...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Mario's Got help, Bowser doesnt stand a chance!

    Super Mario 64 DS

    Rated on November 03, 2009 by matthova

    Mario's Got help, Bowser doesnt stand a chance!

    Ok i got this game not too long ago. I have the original game for 64 and this game is pretty good for a game that came out in 2004. In this game you start as Yoshi, which is pretty refreshing....t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    One of the best PS3 shooters: Get ready to blast some Chimera!

    Resistance 2

    Rated on July 29, 2009 by matthova

    One of the best PS3 shooters: Get ready to blast some Chimera!

    Resistance 2 is a very good sequel. The fact is it has better graphics, and a much better single player campaign than the first game. I think the campaign is a lil bit shorter, but its way more fun. Y...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Killzone 2 is an intense game that all FPS fans should enjoy!

    Killzone 2

    Rated on March 09, 2009 by matthova

    Killzone 2 is an intense game that all FPS fans should enjoy!

    KZ2, is the best shooting game of the past 10 years. I wont say its the best all time, b/c i seem to remember a game called Goldenye 007 lol. Anyway i will break this game down right quick. Okay t...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Pokemon Silver(and Gold) are the cream of the pokemon crop, and a true succesor to Pokeomon Red and Blue

    Pokemon Silver Version

    Rated on March 04, 2009 by matthova

    Pokemon Silver(and Gold) are the cream of the pokemon crop, and a true succesor to Pokeomon Red and Blue

    I cant remember the name of the regions, but this game is almost twice as long as the original Pokemons. After beating the new region, you go off to Ash's world, and to top it all off, the true boss o...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Phantom Hourglass is a game thats great, but suprisingly unthought out in some areas.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei

    Rated on February 28, 2009 by matthova

    Phantom Hourglass is a game thats great, but suprisingly unthought out in some areas.

    First let me say i am a big zelda fan, so i bought this one without hesitation. The game looks great. Its 3D and all that, its kinda like Link to the Past but only in viewpoint. I like the controls, t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Resistance is a great shooter for the PS3, despite its insane difficulty

    Resistance: Fall of Man

    Rated on February 24, 2009 by matthova

    Resistance is a great shooter for the PS3, despite its insane difficulty

    Resistance Fall of Man is a good game, that borders on greatness. I'll talk about what i like first. THe story is very intersting, in the fact that the alien chimera force invaded and WW2 never happ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    This is one incredible gaming experience!!!

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Platinum)

    Rated on February 13, 2009 by matthova

    This is one incredible gaming experience!!!

    MGS4 is, i think, the best game or the past few years, if not decade. The game is just plain beautiful. You'll notice that when you watch a cutscene(which you'll spend most of your time doing), the gr...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    I'm paying homage, cause this game paved the way for me.

    Star Fox 64

    Rated on January 24, 2009 by matthova

    I'm paying homage, cause this game paved the way for me.

    Okay i got this game the first christmas after it was released. This is one great game that's full of action. The graphics were great for the time released. It was also one of the only games to use th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    I dont give many games a 10, but Kratos does it bigger than he did in the original!!

    God of War II

    Rated on January 06, 2009 by matthova

    I dont give many games a 10, but Kratos does it bigger than he did in the original!!

    God of War 2, is better than the original. The graphics look better(really!) and the controls have been redesigned a little bit. Yes this game is very difficult like the original. Some times you simpl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    New Super Mario Bros is a must have if you have a DS!

    New Super Mario Bros.

    Rated on January 06, 2009 by matthova

    New Super Mario Bros is a must have if you have a DS!

    The new Super Mario Bros Is a step in the right direction. This is the game that made me want to get a DS. The game looks great. Its a 2d Sidescroller, but the graphics are 3D. The game is basically M...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    My favorite star wars game!!!

    Star Wars: Battlefront II

    Rated on January 06, 2009 by matthova

    My favorite star wars game!!!

    This is a great shooting game. Its better than the original in almost everyway. The game lets you control almost anything or anyone in star wars. The game looks great and you'll notice that most all o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    The Force was not strong with this one...

    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    Rated on January 06, 2009 by matthova

    The Force was not strong with this one...

    This is one game I recently picked up last summer, although had beaten the game back in 2005. Okay lets start with the graphics. They look good. The controls are also pretty good. The combat is good ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    The Black man's GTA lol. Join CJ in his quest to take control of the streets.

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    Rated on January 05, 2009 by matthova

    The Black man's GTA lol. Join CJ in his quest to take control of the streets.

    GTA San Andreas is my favorite GTA since i havent played GTA4 yet. This is a very realistic game. You have to eat and stuff to earn back health. When you run you get stronger. And you lift weights to ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    By the Gods, is this a classic? Kratos gets it done!

    God of War (Greatest Hits)

    Rated on January 05, 2009 by matthova

    By the Gods, is this a classic? Kratos gets it done!

    This is the game that started it all. This is an example of a game that i hoped it would kick a** and well it Kicked more a**. The game has some great graphics, arguably the best on the PS2....well t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    Experience Majora's Wrath!! Zelda goes down the drain...?

    Zelda no Densetsu: Majora no Kamen (w/Memory Pack)

    Rated on January 05, 2009 by matthova

    Experience Majora's Wrath!! Zelda goes down the drain...?

    You gotta give nintendo credit for trying. Majora is the follow up to the best game of all time, and it does its best to outdo what was already perfect. Lets start with the good points. The game l...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.