User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.99/10

Total of 142 user reviews spread across 142 releases

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  • User Rating 8
    Two Way Blast

    radiangames Crossfire

    Rated on March 12, 2014 by sh811a

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7
    Retro Blaster

    Retrofit - Overload

    Rated on March 12, 2014 by sh811a

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Big Bang in Small Space

    Grid Space Shooter

    Rated on March 11, 2014 by sh811a

    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 "Bosconia...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Running the Extra Mile

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

    Rated on February 05, 2014 by sh811a

    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 th...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Runs the Distance

    Bit.Trip Runner

    Rated on January 21, 2014 by sh811a

    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 gam...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Alone in the Dark

    LIMBO

    Rated on November 05, 2013 by sh811a

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Tasty Thief

    The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

    Rated on November 05, 2013 by sh811a

    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 s...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    House of Gore

    Splatterhouse

    Rated on August 15, 2013 by sh811a

    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 thin...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Running on a Razor's Edge

    Mirror's Edge

    Rated on August 10, 2013 by sh811a

    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 com...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Alone in the Dark

    LIT

    Rated on July 28, 2013 by sh811a

    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 ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Prince of Time

    Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

    Rated on July 25, 2013 by sh811a

    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 character...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Pitch Black

    Alan Wake

    Rated on July 10, 2013 by sh811a

    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...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Dark Profecy

    Indigo Prophecy

    Rated on July 10, 2013 by sh811a

    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 si...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Reacuring Nightmare

    Alan Wake's American Nightmare

    Rated on July 02, 2013 by sh811a

    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 franch...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Time Traveling Samurai

    Sengoku Denshou 2

    Rated on June 20, 2013 by sh811a

    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 th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Lee Brothers going One on One

    Double Dragon

    Rated on June 10, 2013 by sh811a

    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 b...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Shantae Returns

    Shantae: Risky's Revenge

    Rated on June 04, 2013 by sh811a

    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 cul...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Zelda on the right track

    The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

    Rated on June 04, 2013 by sh811a

    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 th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Fliping Out

    Mighty Flip Champs!

    Rated on June 03, 2013 by sh811a

    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 diffe...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Dig Dug

    Mole Mania

    Rated on May 13, 2013 by sh811a

    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, some...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Wing Flapping Hero

    Red Arremer: Makai-Mura Gaiden

    Rated on May 07, 2013 by sh811a

    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...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Reloading for Duty

    Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad

    Rated on May 01, 2013 by sh811a

    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). W...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Vampires vs. Zombies

    Vampire Crystals

    Rated on April 29, 2013 by sh811a

    Vampires vs. Zombies

    Once again the zombie sub genre hasn't ran out of steam. I'll admit I can be a sucker for both the shmup (shoot em up) and even the run and gun subgenres sometimes, what can I say I crave shooting th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Zombies in Fairytale Land

    Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ

    Rated on April 29, 2013 by sh811a

    Zombies in Fairytale Land

    The zombie sub genere hasn't shown signs of slowing down yet; it seems like you can just about make any game about them these days. This under the radar cult gem is another soild and bizzare entry, i...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Clear Skies

    NightSky

    Rated on April 11, 2013 by sh811a

    Clear Skies

    Once again the platform action sub genre has produced another supprise that shows it's got plenty of fuel left in it's tank. There really isn't much to say about this indie game, there really is no p...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9
    Double Impact

    Fractured Soul

    Rated on March 07, 2013 by sh811a

    Double Impact

    Being at two places at once can really be a handful because it would be difficult to keep track of what your doing from one place to the other. This game is an under the radar gem, that I personally ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Reflux

    Bit.Trip Flux

    Rated on February 23, 2013 by sh811a

    Reflux

    This is the last in the "Bit Trip" however I wouldn't fret and I'll talk about it later. Well theres not much I can really say about this final volume, the game is pritty much by it's nature a sequel...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    On the Beat

    Bit.Trip Beat

    Rated on February 15, 2013 by sh811a

    On the Beat

    This is the first in what I feel is a very good and ambitious online game series and it still holds up. There really isn't much to say it's pretty much a simple concept, you control a paddle and hi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Other Worldly

    El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron

    Rated on February 12, 2013 by sh811a

    Other Worldly

    Spirituality I've always found both beautiful, strange, and confusing. It's always carries a mysterious power because of it's enigma and the reassurance that there really is more to this life than ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5
    Push and Pull

    Pushmo

    Rated on February 01, 2013 by sh811a

    Push and Pull

    This is one of the Dsi Ware best entries and one of my favorate puzzle games; who'd of thought pushing and pulling things could actually be fun. Theres not a lot to say, with puzzle games it's har...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Missile Command

    Reflect Missile

    Rated on February 01, 2013 by sh811a

    Missile Command

    This is another puzzler that I really like because it's really something different. There really isn't much to say the premise is simple, to shoot a series of missles with the correct trajectory towa...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Gunslinger

    Gunman Clive

    Rated on January 18, 2013 by sh811a

    Gunslinger

    This is one of the bargin priced indie games that have came out for the 3DS and this game hits the mark. Plot is simple your a cowboy or cowgirl depending on who you pick, whom has to save your gir...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Contra Returns

    Contra Rebirth

    Rated on January 18, 2013 by sh811a

    Contra Returns

    This franchise never runs out of ammo, because you can just about do anything and go as far as it wants, it's just one of those franchises you don't want to end. Thanks to the power of the online func...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Switcharoo

    Mighty Switch Force!

    Rated on January 12, 2013 by sh811a

    Switcharoo

    This is the third game in the Mighty series from "Wayward" which is starting to become one of my favorate companies because they always come up with titles that are different but most importantly fun....

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Double Impact

    Chronos Twins

    Rated on January 12, 2013 by sh811a

    Double Impact

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be two places at once. Now that possiblity ahs become a reality in this under the radar gem. Not much in story just simply your an alien who wants t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8
    Castlevania Lite

    Soul of Darkness

    Rated on January 09, 2013 by sh811a

    Castlevania Lite

    I'll level with you sometimes Iike with shooters I can be a sucker for action platformers. Yes this game is a shameless rip on Castlevania and I'm a fan of that franchise, but same can be said for a ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Mecha Raider

    Solatorobo: Sore kara Coda e

    Rated on January 02, 2013 by sh811a

    Mecha Raider

    Like any gem for a system in it's twilight years, this game flew under the radar. XSEED is one of my favorate video game companies that I personally feel is underrated along with Treasure and Natsume...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Zombies ate my Neighbors

    Plants vs. Zombies

    Rated on December 17, 2012 by sh811a

    Zombies ate my Neighbors

    Zombies have became a rapid phenomon that to this day haven't slowed down yet. It's hard to say why I really like the zombie subgenre, may'be the idea of being surrounded and outnumbered by evil is s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5
    Jumping into action again

    New Super Mario Bros. 2

    Rated on December 12, 2012 by sh811a

    Jumping into action again

    I'm a fan of the mario series and this is one of those ones that are good but doesen't jump high enough to be great. I'll explain the highs of the game first, the music as usual great there are a c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10
    Alien Firepower

    Contra Spirits

    Rated on December 03, 2012 by sh811a

    Alien Firepower

    Contra has always been one of my favorate run in gun video games as well as video game franchises (no supprise there). So it wouldn't supprise you that this game is my second favorate in the series, ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.