User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.95/10

Total of 280 user ratings spread across 280 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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  • Rating:7

    Oregon Trail

  • Review Score:7
    This trip down the Oregon Trail may seem a lot different...even unattractive...but it still scratches that itch.

    Oregon Trail

    This trip down the Oregon Trail may seem a lot different...even unattractive...but it still scratches that itch.

    The Oregon Trail is a game I grew up on. In elementary school I would always try to get my school work done as soon as possible so I could hop onto an old school Apple computer to play some Oregon Trail. Granted I never ... Read Full Review

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

    Fire Emblem: Awakening

  • Review Score:9.5
    An early contender for game of the year, Fire Emblem: Awakening is the reason to own a 3DS.

    Fire Emblem: Kakusei

    An early contender for game of the year, Fire Emblem: Awakening is the reason to own a 3DS.

    I wanted to wait until I played through most of this game before reviewing it, and while I don't think it's a perfect experience, I do think that Fire Emblem: Awakening is an excellent game. Keep in mind for this review ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Resident Evil Lite, plain and simple.

    Resident Evil: Revelations

    Resident Evil Lite, plain and simple.

    One of the games that I really wanted to get a 3DS for was Resident Evil: Revelations. Being a huge fan of the series, the reviews I've seen for it make it out to be the second coming of Resident Evil 4. While not my fav... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Pushmo is one of those few games that comes along that is both incredibly simple and incredibly addictive.

    Pushmo

    Pushmo is one of those few games that comes along that is both incredibly simple and incredibly addictive.

    Every once in awhile a game comes along that seems so simple, but is so much more than the sum of its parts. Games like Zuma, Peggle, Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes, and Plants vs. Zombies come to mind. While most of t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Super Mario 3D Land is the definitive 3DS title. If you want to see what the system is capable of, get this game.

    Super Mario 3D Land

    Super Mario 3D Land is the definitive 3DS title. If you want to see what the system is capable of, get this game.

    If one thing can always be said of Nintendo, it is that they are consistent. With each new system comes a game or two from their mainstay franchises. Whether it be Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, or in this case, Mario, the... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown

  • Review Score:7.5
    Lack of depth and a surprisingly large amount of bugs hold back XCOM: Enemy Unknown from tactical greatness.

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    Lack of depth and a surprisingly large amount of bugs hold back XCOM: Enemy Unknown from tactical greatness.

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown wasn't a game I heard much about prior to its release. But being as it was worked on by both 2K and Firaxis, I really wanted to check it out. After playing the demo, I was immediately hooked. Even tho... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Unit 13

  • Review Score:6
    Unit 13 has its downsides, but it is still probably the best shooter on the Vita thus far.

    Unit 13

    Unit 13 has its downsides, but it is still probably the best shooter on the Vita thus far.

    Unit 13 is one of the few shooter experiences on the PS Vita thus far. I'm happy to say that, while it has its problems, it is a mostly fun experience. Not only that, but it is probably the best shooter on the Vita so fa... Read Full Review

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

    Dynasty Warriors Next

  • Review Score:8.5
    Dynasty Warriors Next is one Vita exclusive you should check out if you haven't already.

    Shin Sangoku Musou Next

    Dynasty Warriors Next is one Vita exclusive you should check out if you haven't already.

    Dynasty Warriors Next wasn't a game I was super excited about when I had my Vita. The style of these games just usually isn't for me. But when I gave it a try, I was very surprised. Not only is the gameplay solid, but th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Resident Evil 6 may not be the best game in the series, but the intricate story will keep you interested until the end.

    Resident Evil 6

    Resident Evil 6 may not be the best game in the series, but the intricate story will keep you interested until the end.

    I wasn't expecting much when it came to Resident Evil 6. With so many negative reviews, I figured I would just rent this, say I gave it a shot, and move on to something else. I was actually pleasantly surprised with what... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    While the change of scenery is very much welcome, AC3 suffers from what dragged the previous games in the series down.

    Assassin's Creed III

    While the change of scenery is very much welcome, AC3 suffers from what dragged the previous games in the series down.

    Assassin's Creed is one series of games that I always feel like it never ends up being as great as it should be. With the original, I thought it was a great idea, but a poor execution. AC2 was by far my favorite of the s... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    A lot of changes set Borderlands 2 apart from its predecessor, but not all of these changes are positive.

    Borderlands 2

    A lot of changes set Borderlands 2 apart from its predecessor, but not all of these changes are positive.

    Borderlands 2 is a game that really deserves a lot of praise. Not many sequels stray far from what made the first game in a series successful, and in many ways Borderlands 2 doesn't either. However, there are enough chan... Read Full Review

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

    Borderlands 2

  • Rating:9.5

    Alan Wake

  • Rating:8.5

    Fahrenheit

  • Review Score:7.5
    You can do better than this, Bioware... (P.S. EA is not good for you)

    Mass Effect 2

    You can do better than this, Bioware... (P.S. EA is not good for you)

    Mass Effect 2 was a game that I was initially pretty excited about when I heard it was coming to the PS3. It had such a big following amongst 360 users that I was anxiously awaiting this game to be released. I got it whe... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    NBA 2K12

  • Rating:9

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

  • Review Score:8
    Saints Row: The Third may take place in a different city, but it feels a little too much like the second game.

    Saints Row: The Third

    Saints Row: The Third may take place in a different city, but it feels a little too much like the second game.

    Saints Row: The Third, by all imaginable standards, should be a big step up from the second game. The problem is...it isn't. Fans of the second Saints Row game will find out after a few minutes of exploring the new town ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5
    A game that is disappointing on multiple levels, Modern Warfare 3 is not worth your time nor money.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

    A game that is disappointing on multiple levels, Modern Warfare 3 is not worth your time nor money.

    I have to admit that I'm a bit of a hypocrite. The first Call of Duty game I ever played was Modern Warfare 2. I had only had my PS3 for a few months, and I dismissed that game as just another popular fad that would prob... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    The third installment of Uncharted is a solid shooter, but has a cliche story with noticeable plot holes.

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    The third installment of Uncharted is a solid shooter, but has a cliche story with noticeable plot holes.

    The Uncharted series has become one of my favorites when it comes to the PS3 exclusives. The second game was one of the first I played on my PS3, and it was one of the greatest games I've ever played. I soon followed tha... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6
    An unpolished game that combines the style Borderlands made famous with the bland combat of Dead Rising.

    Dead Island

    An unpolished game that combines the style Borderlands made famous with the bland combat of Dead Rising.

    Dead Island was a game that I really wanted to give a try, even though I'll admit that I'm bored to death with the whole zombie thing. I came very close to buying it, but I'm glad I decided not to. While Dead Island cert... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    Batman: Arkham City is a definite positive evolution from the first, which is no easy feat for games these days.

    Batman: Arkham City

    Batman: Arkham City is a definite positive evolution from the first, which is no easy feat for games these days.

    The one thing that kept me from initially wanting to get Batman: Arkham City was because of the first game. Don't get me wrong, I think the first game is one of the best games of this generation. I just had some problems... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5
    Everything about Portal 2 makes it a great game. I just wish there was more to do...

    Portal 2

    Everything about Portal 2 makes it a great game. I just wish there was more to do...

    Portal 2 is the sequel to a min-game of sorts that was included with Half-Life 2 a few years ago. To be honest, when I first heard about this game, I wasn't expecting much. The original game was fun, but it was also very... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Though not the most original, The Baconing is the most hilarious Deathspank adventure yet.

    The Baconing

    Though not the most original, The Baconing is the most hilarious Deathspank adventure yet.

    Deathspank has become one of my favorite series of games on current consoles. Between the humorous dialogue, quirky items, and overall silliness, it's hard not to fall for the charm of these action/adventure RPGs. I do t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7
    Ghost of Sparta is another fun adventure like you'd expect, though probably the worst of the series to date.

    God of War: Ghost of Sparta

    Ghost of Sparta is another fun adventure like you'd expect, though probably the worst of the series to date.

    Ghost of Sparta is the most recent addition to the God of War franchise. While I got rid of my PSP before I had a chance to play this, I was happy they re-released it on the PS3. After playing it, I was mostly satisfied,... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5
    Rage shies away from greatness by sticking to the outdated style and blandness of single player pure shooters.

    Rage

    Rage shies away from greatness by sticking to the outdated style and blandness of single player pure shooters.

    It's been a pretty dry summer for games, and after playing the new Battlefield 3 beta, I was itching to get my hands on a new shooter. So I thought to myself...well, I could get Battlefield 3 or CODMW3, but I'd be basica... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5
    While it does little to get out of the shadow of the original, Human Revolution is a game that should not be missed.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    While it does little to get out of the shadow of the original, Human Revolution is a game that should not be missed.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a game that I have been looking forward to for quite some time now. The original Deus Ex is my favorite game of all time, and as far as I was concerned, this prequel had some very big shoes t... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Catherine is another masterfully crafted game from Atlus that will have you hooked until the end.

    Catherine

    Catherine is another masterfully crafted game from Atlus that will have you hooked until the end.

    Few games come along that not only present a different style of gameplay, but make you want to sit in front of your TV until you see it through until its conclusion. Catherine is one such game. It's rare that a game make... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Catherine

  • Review Score:7
    Possessing a majority of recycled content and unimproved game mechanics, MTG '12 is not worth upgrading to.

    Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012

    Possessing a majority of recycled content and unimproved game mechanics, MTG '12 is not worth upgrading to.

    I'll admit I was a big fan of Magic: The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers that came out last year on the PSN. Other than a couple of minor complaints, it was an all around great MTG simulator. With this game now loo... Read Full Review

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

    inFamous 2

  • Review Score:7.5
    While inFamous 2 is a pretty solid game, it's quite disappointing compared to the original.

    inFamous 2

    While inFamous 2 is a pretty solid game, it's quite disappointing compared to the original.

    Well, it's finally happened. I didn't think it would, but I guess it was bound to happen sooner or later. Ladies and gentlemen...I agree with Tom McShea's criticisms on this game (que the "dun dun dun" music)... All j... Read Full Review

    5 of 16 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Duke Nukem Forever

  • Review Score:8
    For a game that was built up this much, I don't think anything could have met those expectations

    Duke Nukem Forever

    For a game that was built up this much, I don't think anything could have met those expectations

    Alright, let's be honest. Duke Nukem Forever is a game that many, like myself, have been looking forward to for what seems like forever (no pun intended). Considering that this was supposed to be the game to top all othe... Read Full Review

    7 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    PlayStation 3