User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.07/10

Total of 68 user reviews spread across 68 releases

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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  • User Rating 6
    A gorgeous-looking game contrasted by its ugly and unpolished gameplay basics.

    Remember Me

    Rated on June 09, 2013 by natasha8384

    A gorgeous-looking game contrasted by its ugly and unpolished gameplay basics.

    - Visuals/graphics: 9/10 (excellent) - Gameplay: 6/10 (mediocre; OK) - Audio/Background Music: 8.5/10 (very good to excellent) - Story: 8/10 (very good) - Voice acting: 7/10 (OK) - Human and othe...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4
    No cockpit view, no cigar.

    GRID 2

    Rated on May 28, 2013 by natasha8384

    No cockpit view, no cigar.

    I was looking forward to this game thinking that for sure the developer will this time around integrate the cockpit view in the game. Every racing/driving game nowadays that wants to be taken more ser...

    15 out of 22 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    With no RE5/6-type of co-op and with the very basic set of mechanics, the only thing left is the story.

    Resident Evil: Revelations

    Rated on May 27, 2013 by natasha8384

    With no RE5/6-type of co-op and with the very basic set of mechanics, the only thing left is the story.

    Gameplay Singleplayer - 7/10 (ok) Gameplay RAID coop mode - 7/10 (ok) Graphics/video - 6/10 (disappointing) Audio - 7/10 (ok) Voice acting - 6.5/10 (cheesy but ok) Human and other models - 7/10 (...

    9 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    relatively fun game with frustrating QTEs

    Resident Evil 6

    Rated on April 12, 2013 by natasha8384

    relatively fun game with frustrating QTEs

    I've been playing this game since it came out, mostly in its online co-op mode. It sort of made impression on me as a solid *7/10* game. Some early reviewers see it as a *9* game? I replayed large sec...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    In summary ... a beautiful roof on a weak foundation with shaky supporting walls

    Far Cry 3

    Rated on December 08, 2012 by natasha8384

    In summary ... a beautiful roof on a weak foundation with shaky supporting walls

    Great or close to great: - environment: 10/10 - enjoyment potential (game as a game): 10/10 - length: 10/10 - visuals/graphics: 8.5/10 (strangely this game looks better that the quality of its gra...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5
    PC version tech issues ruins the game

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

    Rated on July 01, 2012 by natasha8384

    PC version tech issues ruins the game

    Frankly the game is better than a 5.5, but a vast amount of technical issues in PC version keeps this game in a dead-on-arrival category. Singleplayer gameplay is OK, but nothing extraordinary -- ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    with Playstation Networks being down, SOCOM 4 MP looks sad, while singleplayer is a mixed bag

    SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs

    Rated on April 22, 2011 by natasha8384

    with Playstation Networks being down, SOCOM 4 MP looks sad, while singleplayer is a mixed bag

    I don't have the baggage of past SOCOMs so I didn't have any expectations of how the game should play or look like. Being primarily a PC gamer when it comes to everything but racing games, SOCOM 4 loo...

    9 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    extremist DRM makes this game almost unplayable

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction

    Rated on July 04, 2010 by natasha8384

    extremist DRM makes this game almost unplayable

    The truth is that the game itself is probably around 7.5 - 8.5/10, but (especially lately) this crap happens all the time: "Splinter Cell Conviction Server is not Available at this time" Ubi has...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    overall ... a great game that's addictive and fun

    Forza Motorsport 3

    Rated on June 23, 2010 by natasha8384

    overall ... a great game that's addictive and fun

    Positive: - great sounds, although it seems that the volume is higher in newer DLC packs - great graphics considering it's an xbox360 game - lots of fun and addictive - while the game is sub par c...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    not an instant classic by any means, but it does offer solid entertainment

    Wolfenstein

    Rated on August 26, 2009 by natasha8384

    not an instant classic by any means, but it does offer solid entertainment

    For some reason I like comparing this game to the recent NecroVisioN game -- both start as a classic WW (Necrovision is WW I and Wolfenstein WW II) games but soon after the start they depart into a f...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    greatness diminished by developer's cheating AI

    FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage

    Rated on July 31, 2009 by natasha8384

    greatness diminished by developer's cheating AI

    Negative: - unimpressive sound - severe under-steering on most vehicles (which would be OK if also the AI is affected by it ... however, the AI is *glued* to the road at any speed and in any vehicle...

    12 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    ambitious open-world game that could have been a masterpiece, but ...

    Fuel

    Rated on July 12, 2009 by natasha8384

    ambitious open-world game that could have been a masterpiece, but ...

    Lets start with negatives and/or annoyances: - release delayed several times for all platforms; PC version released a month later than other platforms (consoles) -- in the end it seems the develope...

    16 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Techland at its best ... get it!

    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

    Rated on July 03, 2009 by natasha8384

    Techland at its best ... get it!

    Bound in Blood, the prequel to the first Call of Juarez, really took me by surprise by being a much better game than I expected. Frankly, I remember forcing myself to finish the first Call of Juarez ....

    19 out of 21 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    hardest thing about this game is to actually register it to be able to play it ... the rest is a nice WW I flight SIM

    Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War

    Rated on July 03, 2009 by natasha8384

    hardest thing about this game is to actually register it to be able to play it ... the rest is a nice WW I flight SIM

    So, after a clearly miserable game launch in the US where the registration servers didn't work (see note at the bottom) finally the registration servers are up (or available most of the time) to satis...

    15 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    definitively the best heli SIM

    DCS: Black Shark

    Rated on June 28, 2009 by natasha8384

    definitively the best heli SIM

    DCS: Black Shark is an amazing game and it's a SIM masterpiece. This game is for you if: - you like to play flight/air combat SIMs - you know what a simulator game is as opposed to a *standard* ga...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    tho GTA originated on the PC platform, this is now primarily a console game ... still worth playing tho

    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Rated on June 20, 2009 by natasha8384

    tho GTA originated on the PC platform, this is now primarily a console game ... still worth playing tho

    There is no doubt that although the GTA series originated on the PC platform, it moved gradually over to consoles, and now is a primarily a console game. There are plenty of good and great moments in ...

    14 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    cool but not great, and fun but repetitive and easy

    Prototype

    Rated on June 13, 2009 by natasha8384

    cool but not great, and fun but repetitive and easy

    I've been playing this game since close to 2 days before it officially came out. It sort of made impression on me as a solid *7/10* game. Then the early *pro* reviews start rolling in and since then t...

    16 out of 20 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    casual racers check the demo first

    Race Driver: GRID

    Rated on June 07, 2009 by natasha8384

    casual racers check the demo first

    A gorgeous game in terms of visual enjoyment and eye candy it offers. On PC it's even better looking than on consoles. However, the graphics and smooth performance on most of gaming rigs may be the be...

    12 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    game performance and high fun factor makes this a must have game if you have any desire to play with vehicles

    Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box

    Rated on June 06, 2009 by natasha8384

    game performance and high fun factor makes this a must have game if you have any desire to play with vehicles

    Void of any story and depth, and with no history of being a PC game, Burnout Paradise sounds like a perfect formula for a perfect disaster. But then the FUN FACTOR comes in and this game wins big time...

    13 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    no challenge, no cigar ... yet still  addictive

    Prince of Persia

    Rated on June 06, 2009 by natasha8384

    no challenge, no cigar ... yet still addictive

    There is not much to be said about this game -- it's almost perfect in many ways and then it unceremoniously fails with the big one: there is no challenge -- YOU CAN'T DIE NO MATTER HOW STUPID OR SUIC...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    too short, too easy ... but still fun

    Tomb Raider: Underworld

    Rated on June 05, 2009 by natasha8384

    too short, too easy ... but still fun

    Most people will like this game -- it's very good, so disregard my opinion especially if you are a TR fan. My beef with this game is: - it's a way too easy - very short (a TR fan can do it in an a...

    10 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    RF must be one of the top-grade gems of 2001 and maybe one of the top FPS games overall

    Red Faction

    Rated on June 03, 2009 by natasha8384

    RF must be one of the top-grade gems of 2001 and maybe one of the top FPS games overall

    Original Red Faction must be one of the top-grade gems of 2001 and maybe one of the top FPS games overall. Sure, playing it some 8 years after its release is not something that will make you go ... "w...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    steampunk fans get it ... others, look elsewhere

    Damnation

    Rated on May 28, 2009 by natasha8384

    steampunk fans get it ... others, look elsewhere

    Early xbox reviews with highly questionable taste buried this game possibly beyond recovery. Sure, Blue Omega (developer) simply can't afford huge advertising campaigns that not necessarily influence ...

    18 out of 22 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    this may be the most innovative game of the year ... so far

    Zeno Clash

    Rated on May 27, 2009 by natasha8384

    this may be the most innovative game of the year ... so far

    A fascinating game by three Chilean brothers whose first names initials form the word ACE ... as in the *ACE Team* comes to us via downloads at Steam and D2D for about $20 (and less than that if you ...

    15 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    short and expensive ... but it has its (few) good moments

    Terminator Salvation

    Rated on May 27, 2009 by natasha8384

    short and expensive ... but it has its (few) good moments

    If you are a fan of the Terminator games, then by all means get it or rent it, but be aware of that this game is extremely short. Others may skip this game guilt-free altogether (till the price gets m...

    16 out of 18 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    a fun shooter with some massive boss fights

    Necrovision

    Rated on May 23, 2009 by natasha8384

    a fun shooter with some massive boss fights

    In 2007, when Epic/Unreal pretty much bought a Polish development studio People Can Fly (known for their Painkiller game and porting GoW to PC), a few developers from People Can Fly left and establish...

    19 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    for a co-op lover among you, this is a must have

    Killing Floor

    Rated on May 15, 2009 by natasha8384

    for a co-op lover among you, this is a must have

    Since 2005 and through some 5 or 6 versions/updates, the free UT mod Killing Floor has been a great mod, clearly deserving a 10/10. But now, being released as its own commercial game running on a heav...

    16 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    a masterpiece among the third-person tactical squad shooters

    Freedom Fighters

    Rated on May 14, 2009 by natasha8384

    a masterpiece among the third-person tactical squad shooters

    Almost six years (2003) passed since the release of Freedom Fighters and this game can still claim the top spot when it comes to the third-person tactical squad shooters. The game runs with no prob...

    11 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    from Chaser (2003) many developers could learn the true meaning of a full-length PC game

    Chaser

    Rated on May 13, 2009 by natasha8384

    from Chaser (2003) many developers could learn the true meaning of a full-length PC game

    It's a 6-year old game now, and comparing it to the present-day games Chaser in some parts has not aged gracefully ... but it's still playable. For play on XP SP2+ or Vista, you need to install a patc...

    15 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Technical problems plague this otherwise very fun third-person shooter

    Wanted: Weapons of Fate

    Rated on May 04, 2009 by natasha8384

    Technical problems plague this otherwise very fun third-person shooter

    Quite frankly this game would deserve somewhere around 8 if it's not for very annoying technical problems. Specifically, the game crashes on Vista (haven't tried on XP) systems that meet all requireme...

    18 out of 18 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    lots of room for improvement, but still very satisfying stealth gameplay

    Velvet Assassin

    Rated on May 01, 2009 by natasha8384

    lots of room for improvement, but still very satisfying stealth gameplay

    Loosely based on a true story/person this game is a story-driven stealth third person tactical shooter. Of all these just mentioned words, the stealth is the key to this game. The developer (Replay St...

    41 out of 42 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    Lots of action, but somewhat boring

    Exodus from the Earth

    Rated on April 29, 2009 by natasha8384

    Lots of action, but somewhat boring

    This is really a budget title with graphics that will remind you on games that you played 5 or 6 years ago. Yet they are not that bad (especially interiors tend to look very good and detailed) and the...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    deliberate slow-paced survivalist extravaganza ... with some performance issues

    Cryostasis

    Rated on April 20, 2009 by natasha8384

    deliberate slow-paced survivalist extravaganza ... with some performance issues

    Before this game gets slammed by *official* reviews that don't see much value or quality in games that are not accompanied by truckloads of ad campaigns cash, let me just quickly say ... the game has ...

    19 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5
    DRM spoils very good game

    The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena

    Rated on April 08, 2009 by natasha8384

    DRM spoils very good game

    This is a good ... very good game. It's easy to immerse yourself into it and not come out for hours. If you like stealth and FPS/RPG combo, this game is for you. If you played the first Riddick (Escap...

    33 out of 42 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5
    fake widescreens ... but otherwise great entertainment

    Dark Sector

    Rated on March 27, 2009 by natasha8384

    fake widescreens ... but otherwise great entertainment

    First, it must be said that if you have a strong inclination for third-person shooter you can't go wrong with buying Dark Sector -- $20 is a great deal. If a third-person shooter is something you play...

    18 out of 18 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5
    "Secret Service" is a true cheap budget title and it shows

    Secret Service

    Rated on March 23, 2009 by natasha8384

    "Secret Service" is a true cheap budget title and it shows

    This is the third game by Cauldron and published by the budget division of Activision that I played and the result is about same -- the developer simply fails to raise the quality and its products st...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Fun shooter, but on the short side.

    Quantum of Solace

    Rated on March 22, 2009 by natasha8384

    Fun shooter, but on the short side.

    The game itself is nothing too deep. It may not even be something that screams "007", but it's a fun shooter when nothing else is available. Action is somewhat repetitive but the game runs smoothly o...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Really a far cry from the superb FarCry 1.

    Far Cry 2

    Rated on November 09, 2008 by natasha8384

    Really a far cry from the superb FarCry 1.

    I takes lots of patience and persistence to classify this game as a great successor to the original FarCry game. FarCry 2 is an example of every component of the game being tight, but overall the game...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6
    the developer/publisher failed to build up hype and excitement by missing important deadlines on all platforms

    Turok

    Rated on April 26, 2008 by natasha8384

    the developer/publisher failed to build up hype and excitement by missing important deadlines on all platforms

    Too bad this PC version of the game was not released at the same time (2/5/08) with XBOX and PS3 versions. I guess, publishers don't realize how much they lose by not having their stuff ready by the r...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    more of the same ... but in a good way

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2

    Rated on April 21, 2008 by natasha8384

    more of the same ... but in a good way

    Originally, this PC version of R6: Vegas 2 was scheduled to be released with other platforms releases (03/18), but recently as it has become a customary awful service to PC customers the game was dela...

    12 out of 14 found this review helpful.