User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.13/10

Total of 395 user ratings spread across 395 releases

  1. 10
    (12)
  2. 9
    (133)
  3. 8
    (161)
  4. 7
    (54)
  5. 6
    (10)
  6. 5
    (6)
  7. 4
    (8)
  8. 3
    (4)
  9. 2
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  10. 1
    (3)
  • Review Score:7.5
    "Look at the brightside kid, you get to keep all the money"

    MechWarrior Online

    "Look at the brightside kid, you get to keep all the money"

    Spent a lot of time playing this game, and while it is disappointing that certain features haven't been added yet, I think the developers will eventually pull through. Good: -Mechs are just as customizable as they've... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    "Eat that dirt!"

    Payday 2

    "Eat that dirt!"

    Good: -Plenty of guns, masks, rewards, unlockables, and achievements. -Decent variety of sound effects and voice-overs (some are very funny and entertaining), good music too. -Environments look nice and are fun to exp... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    "You must gather your party before venturing forth."

    Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

    "You must gather your party before venturing forth."

    Good: -Everything that made the original Baldur's Gate a classic is still intact. -Improved interface and high resolution screen support is really the most worthwhile improvement over the original. It's also nice to fr... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Not perfect, but one of the best video game creation tools intended for the average Joe.

    RPG Tsukuru VX Ace

    Not perfect, but one of the best video game creation tools intended for the average Joe.

    Good: -Extremely easy for others to download and play games you create thanks to the ability to create standalone application files. -Ability to import any graphics, sound effects, music. -Slightly better art included... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

  • Review Score:9.5
    La-le-lu-le-whoa!

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

    La-le-lu-le-whoa!

    Good: -Fantastic visuals that are virtually unparalleled in any medium. -Outstanding soundtrack as always. -The variety of gameplay is superb. Riding on motorcycles, piloting robots both big and small, swordplay, snip... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    "I'll tear your faces off and use your skulls to hold DECORATIVE HOUSEPLANTS!"

    Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten

    "I'll tear your faces off and use your skulls to hold DECORATIVE HOUSEPLANTS!"

    Good: -Interesting combination of tower defense and RPG with level-ups. -The story was written by an English major and while some of the dialogue gets a little too goofy for me at times I think they did a great job and... Read Full Review

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

    LIMBO

  • Review Score:7.5
    Unique design choices does not constitute a fun game.

    LIMBO

    Unique design choices does not constitute a fun game.

    Good: -Excellent sound design and atmospheric riffs. Subtle changes in the background sound helps to vary the environments where graphics normally would. At times it feels like you're in an expansive factory of some sor... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    "Remember, losing is part of the fun! ... No, I'm serious..."

    FTL: Faster Than Light

    "Remember, losing is part of the fun! ... No, I'm serious..."

    Good: -Excellent music draws you in and fits the game perfectly at all times. -Huge variety of ships, crewmates, and abilities to find and unlock. -Highly strategic gameplay that can end very quickly if you're not car... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    DayZ

  • Review Score:8.5
    Requirements: Balls

    DayZ

    Requirements: Balls

    Good: -Finally, an open world survival horror game! Yes, there is a market for this! -Zombie animations and sounds are for the most part pretty terrifying. -The game is patched often. -Suspense stems from persistent ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    "Sick, twisted child."

    Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    "Sick, twisted child."

    Good: -Why aren't there more big name horror titles like this?! I suppose companies have gone overboard with pursuing more casual family oriented gamers? -Focuses on scares and NOT on action like so many franchises tod... Read Full Review

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

    Mass Effect 3

  • Review Score:8
    "Would have liked to run tests on seashells."

    Mass Effect 3

    "Would have liked to run tests on seashells."

    Like many of you, I too played through Mass Effect 1 and 2 more than once and consider myself a big fan of the series. Make no mistake, Mass Effect 3 is an excellent game, but it is NOT a worthy conclusion to an otherwis... Read Full Review

    14 of 17 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Max Payne 3

  • Review Score:8.5
    "I'd been sitting at the bar for three hours, or five years depending on the way you looked at things."

    Max Payne 3

    "I'd been sitting at the bar for three hours, or five years depending on the way you looked at things."

    Good: -An action packed single player that does away with some of the more noir-like elements found in Max Payne 1 and 2 in favor of a more modern style reminiscent of movies like Scarface or Die Hard. Luckily, I found ... Read Full Review

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

    Diablo III

    Inexcusable.

    Good: -Cinematics, while very few of them, succeed at meeting expectations. -Environmental backdrops are pretty good. Always nice to see angels getting impaled in the distance and have enemies leap down from above, etc... Read Full Review

    8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    I Am Alive

  • Review Score:8
    "Yeah, that's right, I'm packing riot gear."

    I Am Alive

    "Yeah, that's right, I'm packing riot gear."

    Good: -Exceptional portrayal of a post-apocalyptic cityscape, there should really be more games with this type of setting because it sets up a resource management kind of thinking that works well with games. While the g... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    "What I have shown you is reality. What you remember, that is the illusion."

    Final Fantasy VII

    "What I have shown you is reality. What you remember, that is the illusion."

    Good: -Cinematic cutscenes were unheard of in 1997 and FF7 caused a lot of people's jaws to drop with it's opening sequence in Midgar. -The story is very immersive and there is at least one tremendous plot twist that r... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Final Fantasy VII

  • Review Score:9.5
    "Ahhhhh... fresh meat!"

    Diablo

    "Ahhhhh... fresh meat!"

    Good: -Practically defined the hack-and-slash genre by successfully implementing a random dungeon system, endless hordes of monsters, and a wide variety of loot. -One of the best video game soundtracks ever. The song f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    "Sssssssssssssssssssssss"

    Minecraft (Classic)

    "Sssssssssssssssssssssss"

    Good: -Fascinating blocky 3D sandbox graphical style. -Brief but good music. -Day/night cycle leads to a perfect balance between adventure and creativity. -No-so-obvious combinations and arrangements of blocks and it... Read Full Review

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

    Minecraft

  • Review Score:9
    "My life is too long to deal with an asymmetrical scalp."

    Mass Effect 2

    "My life is too long to deal with an asymmetrical scalp."

    Good: -The story is a total blast to play through if not a little short, and there is some replay value due to the amount of decisions you are faced with and the ability to import your ME1 Shepherd. -ME2 is big in scop... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    "If you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have your corpse facing the enemy."

    Total War: Shogun 2

    "If you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have your corpse facing the enemy."

    Good: -Excellent graphics, sound, and overall presentation. -Unit variety, generals, terrain, tactics, and combat are top notch. -The game maintains a certain level of believability and realism that you don't find ver... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Korea hasn't been this busy since 1950.

    Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty

    Korea hasn't been this busy since 1950.

    Good: -Gameplay focuses on both speed of mind and speed of unit management with a lesser emphasis on overall planning and strategy. It has a way of making most players sweat. -Terran, Protoss, and Zerg races are well b... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries

  • Review Score:9.5
    "Die, clanner."

    MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries

    "Die, clanner."

    This game was recently re-released for free, courtesy of Mech-Tek and boy was I nostalgic over this beast. The re-released version features several new mechs and weapons, most of which I don't particularly care for but d... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    "I'll delay them here as long as I can."

    MechWarrior 4

    "I'll delay them here as long as I can."

    Good: -Excellent graphics and physics for it's day. It's even more immersive than Mechwarrior 2 and 3. -A bit more story than most of the other titles in the mechwarrior series. -Mech designs are a little more distinc... Read Full Review

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

    MechWarrior 4: Vengeance

  • Review Score:9.5
    "The price you pay may be heavy indeed"

    Shadow of the Colossus

    "The price you pay may be heavy indeed"

    Good: -I've pretty much never played a game that pulls off such a dramatic sense of scale. At times it seems like every visual element that was programmed into the game was carefully calculated to convey the feeling tha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection

  • Review Score:6.5
    Ruined by DLC.

    Sanctum

    Ruined by DLC.

    Good: -An unusual combination of tower defense and 1st person shooting. -Towers can be arranged in interesting patterns depending on the map. -Switching to the overhead view and using it to make plans and teleport is ... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    "Enemy armor spotted over there, uh... hes a big f***er, over."

    Battlefield 3

    "Enemy armor spotted over there, uh... hes a big f***er, over."

    Good: -Hands down the best graphics I've ever seen in a shooter. But it's not just the graphics that make it good, it's the visual effects such as dynamic lighting and fire that sets BF3 apart visually. -The campaign, ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    "Nothing is true, everything is permitted."

    Assassin's Creed II

    "Nothing is true, everything is permitted."

    Good: -Five unique cityscapes to explore that are brought to life by great graphics and some huge draw distances. -The story is left a little open ended and not many things are wrapped up in the end, but otherwise it's... Read Full Review

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

    Assassin's Creed II

  • Review Score:8.5
    "Traitor!" "Renegade!" "Turncoat!" "... ...You big jerk!"

    Vandal Hearts

    "Traitor!" "Renegade!" "Turncoat!" "... ...You big jerk!"

    Good: -Huge blood spurts with each kill and gratifying combat throughout. -Varied level design keeps battles exciting and a challenge to figure out. -A decent story with some awesome characters, Grog and Zohar in part... Read Full Review

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

    Vandal Hearts