User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.96/10

Total of 260 user ratings spread across 258 releases

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  • Rating:8
    Heavy Action

    Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank

    Heavy Action

    I'll admit I'm a sucker sometimes for the shump subgenere, this game is a soild if not great entry in the genere.Not much to say, this game is a ground based shump which is cool since that's something in the subgenere w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    One/Few against the World

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game

    One/Few against the World

    Scott Pilgrim is one of my favorate graphic/comic book mini series and the live action film I thought was just as equally awesome. When they were making a video game adapation it was a dream come true, though at the sa... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game

  • Rating:9
    Clear Dimentions

    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

    Clear Dimentions

    There is always something about my love for shumps especially some from yesteryear that I don't think I can ever explain or ever truly know. May'be it's just the sheer simplistic nature of them where it's never so much a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Meshing Gears

    Gatling Gears

    Meshing Gears

    This is another under the radar gem which I think is a soild shump if not one of the best but at least unique. There really isn't a lot of shumps like this except for the game Future Cop L.A.P.D. for the PS One which i... Read Full Review

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

    Ms. 'Splosion Man

    Explosive Entertainment

    As much as I liked the first Splosion Man, I actually like this sequel a lot more. There isn't much of a plot just simply that your the girlfriend of Splosion Man that has to save him from the evil scientists that crea... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Total Recall

    Remember Me

    Total Recall

    We can never truly trust our own memories because we don't always remember things correctly. Where we might say something happened at one time and place, someone else will say something totally different. That doesn't ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
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    Remember Me

  • Rating:9
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    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

  • Rating:9
    Time Master

    Braid

    Time Master

    Time can be a strange thing sometimes, because sometimes no matter what we do we can never seem to have full control of our time. Sometimes we find ourselves with not enough time or more time then we know what to do wi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Two Way Blast

    radiangames Crossfire

    Two Way Blast

    This game is another part of the Radian shump series and this game is probably my favorate one. There really isn't a lot for me to say, it's basically a retro style shooter similar to the fachion of "Space Invaders". T... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Retro Blaster

    Retrofit - Overload

    Retro Blaster

    This is another retro shumup from the indie circuit. There really isn't much to say about this one, it's pretty much a straight forward shooter that is similar in nature to the arcade classic Galaga. But to me that's ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Big Bang in Small Space

    Grid Space Shooter

    Big Bang in Small Space

    This is another gem from the indie section that's worth your time. There really isn't a lot to say, basically the game is a simple retro style shooter similBar in nature to the arcade game "Bosconian", which is the way... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Running the Extra Mile

    Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

    Running the Extra Mile

    As much as I liked the first bit trip runner game, personally I like the sequel even more. Also I never really expected it would ever have a sequel at all, but that's a good thing because usually their the sequels that... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
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    Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

  • Rating:9
    Runs the Distance

    Bit.Trip Runner

    Runs the Distance

    This is another volume in the "Bit-Trip Saga" and this is my favorate of the bunch. There really isn't a whole lot to say, it's a simple concept no story really involved but with platform action games were in it for th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Alone in the Dark

    LIMBO

    Alone in the Dark

    What makes nightmares the most scary is sometimes the length of time it takes to wake from them even though in the physical world you weren't under that long but in the dream world it can almost feel like an eternity. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Tasty Thief

    The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

    Tasty Thief

    This is a puzzle platform gem that kinda snuck under the radar. Once again it take the concept of getting from point a to b and does something more with it. There isn't much of a story, your just simply a pie thief th... Read Full Review

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

    Splatterhouse

  • Rating:9
    House of Gore

    Splatterhouse

    House of Gore

    This is one of the best but sadly most misunderstood revivals, I've ever played. Just like with the film "Halloween 3 Season of the Witch" it got a bad rap before anyone understood what a great thing they had. But dow... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Running on a Razor's Edge

    Mirror's Edge

    Running on a Razor's Edge

    This game was another one of those supprises that despite running under the radar, I was able to pick up on my scope, and I really like it. What make this game go the distance are the fact it has combined two generes, p... Read Full Review

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

    Mirror's Edge

  • Rating:8.5
    Alone in the Dark

    LIT

    Alone in the Dark

    We all at times have a fear of the dark because you never know what's hidden, we always have a lamp and light switch that give illumination for safety, but sometimes the problem is their never close enough which causes ... Read Full Review

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

    Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

    Prince of Time

    The first game in the series I loved and still do, the sequel no doubt improves upon certain things on the first game which make me really like this sequel if not love it. The story and characterization is great as ... Read Full Review

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

    Alan Wake

    Pitch Black

    Despite how much I've grown up the dark at times still creeps me out, it's just it always looms on the possibility that there is someone or something unseen there, out of our sight. We can't honestly say that there isn'... Read Full Review

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

    Indigo Prophecy

    Dark Profecy

    Suspense thrillers are always based on the fear that the last thing we want to happen to us does, and the thrill of them is always on the question of what the protagonist does to get out of the bad situation. This is an... Read Full Review

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

    Alan Wake's American Nightmare

    Reacuring Nightmare

    Alan Wake I personally felt was a breath of fresh air for the survival horror genere which was getting a little stale. This follow up I'll admit was a supprise because it came fast, usual most franchises that have a fol... Read Full Review

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

    Sengoku 2

  • Rating:8.5
    Time Traveling Samurai

    Sengoku Denshou 2

    Time Traveling Samurai

    This is the second sequel to what I personally think is an underrated beat em up franchise and personally I think it's an improved over the slightly flawed first game. Don't get me wrong I do like the first game but the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Lee Brothers going One on One

    Double Dragon

    Lee Brothers going One on One

    I'm a fan of the Double Dragon franchise, and this I feel is an underrated edition in the franchise. This game was loosely but not directly based on the film (which I know I'm in a tiny minority on but I thought was dec... Read Full Review

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

    Shantae: Risky's Revenge

    Shantae Returns

    This is something I wish most other video games would do, have a sequel to those games that rightfully deserve it. Shantae was an under the radar gem for the Game Boy Color which became a sleeper cult gem over the years... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Zelda on the right track

    The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

    Zelda on the right track

    This is the second entry in the Zelda series for the DS and thankfully it has lived up to it's promise but to an extent (I'll talk about that latter). The good news, the game format is basically the same but that's fi... Read Full Review

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

    Mighty Flip Champs!

    Fliping Out

    This is the first in the Mighty series and I personally think is still the best in the bunch, for now anyway. Plot is simple, your a hot anime girl character that travels with a magic wand to different enviorments to ... Read Full Review

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

    Mole Mania

    Dig Dug

    This game to me was one of the Game Boy's last gems that got kinda buried in obscurity. The plot is a simple one your a papa mole that has to save your wife and children. But I like that, sometimes that all I nee... Read Full Review

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

    Art of Balance Touch!

    Building Blocks

    As a kid one of my favorate toys has always been building blocks, and like any kid I sometimes like to stack them up as high as I could just to see if I could create an impossilbly tall stable structure. This game bri... Read Full Review

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

    Art of Balance Touch!

  • Rating:9
    Wing Flapping Hero

    Red Arremer: Makai-Mura Gaiden

    Wing Flapping Hero

    "Gargoyles Quest" is to me one of my favorate video game franchises and I feel one of the best Capcom had to offer. Yet, the sad thing about this franshise was it never flew high enough to become the next big thing for ... Read Full Review

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

    Gargoyle's Quest

  • Rating:9
    Reloading for Duty

    Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad

    Reloading for Duty

    "Shock Troopers" is one of my favorate if underrated run and gun franchise. To me the only shame was that it didn't become a big franchise like Neo Geo's run and gun "Metal Slug" (another I love). Which is too bad beca... Read Full Review

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

    Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad