User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.02/10

Total of 124 user reviews spread across 124 releases

  1. 10
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  2. 9
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  3. 8
    (61)
  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  6. 5
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  7. 4
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  • User Rating:9
    Grid 2

    GRID 2

    Grid 2

    Nearing the end of a console generation, it takes a lot of moxie for a developer to pour money and effort into a AAA title, not knowing what the reception might be. This is especially true of racing titles, because for e... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5
    Take It Away In Chains

    Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness

    Take It Away In Chains

    Despite all the hype and all the delays, "Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness" turns out to be just a waste of plastic. The game would've been great had the designers taken the time to fix up the unacceptable amount of bu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Tomb Raider (1996)

    Tomb Raiders (PSOne Books)

    Tomb Raider (1996)

    gamegoers to Lara Croft, the pistol-blasting archaeologist who in each of her adventures goes in search of rare artifacts and gets into alot of trouble. Our heroine, Miss Croft, is hired by her boss, Natla, to find a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    4.0 out of 5 stars Slow, Steady Spiral into Insanity

    Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

    4.0 out of 5 stars Slow, Steady Spiral into Insanity

    Better than any other horror game I have played, this one succeeds at giving the player real chilling moments combined with the truest survival horror yet. The first person perspective combined with the many lines of ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Dislikes: The story, Retconning Halo Verse Lore for stupid reasons in the story,

    Halo 4 (Wireless Controller Bundle)

    Dislikes: The story, Retconning Halo Verse Lore for stupid reasons in the story,

    Likes: Aesthetics, Sticky Pistol, Finally seeing what a Forerunner looks like, The Mantis Dislikes: The story, Retconning Halo Verse Lore for stupid reasons in the story, AI is very rudimentary, Vehicle redesigns, Weapon... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    A true heir, lovingly crafted with the same psychological intensity as its predescessors

    Silent Hill: Homecoming

    A true heir, lovingly crafted with the same psychological intensity as its predescessors

    Definitely a case where internet preconceptions steered me wrong. Silent Hill: Homecoming is a solid title that stands on its own as an individual and unique step into the SH universe, just as Silent Hill 2 branched off ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    You'll "prey" for more!

    Prey (Collector's Edition)

    You'll "prey" for more!

    I am a FPS (First-Person Shooter) junkie and I love the Halo, Star Wars Battlefront and Rainbow Six series games. As of this writing, I have completed Prey on "Normal Skill" and am now working my way through the "Cheroke... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Most underrated game of 2004

    Galleon: Islands of Mystery

    Most underrated game of 2004

    Yes, the graphics are weak and the characters are creepy-looking. Yes, the combat is mushy. Yes, there are some swimming sequences that are frustrating as hell. Yes, there was a bug on one of the levels prevented me from... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    For lovers of the wacky adventure game

    Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee

    For lovers of the wacky adventure game

    In Munch's Oddysee, the third installment in the Oddworld saga, Abe is joined by Munch, the last of the Gabbits. They must work together to rescue enslaved Mudokons and fulfill Munch's quest for other Gabbits. This ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Old Snake, New Tricks

    Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes

    Old Snake, New Tricks

    Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes is the remake to Konami's Playstation smash hit Metal Gear Solid where we were reintroduced to our favorite super spy of the 1980's - Solid Snake. In both the original and Silicon Knight's r... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10
     PS3's killer app is here

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

    PS3's killer app is here

    Hideo Kojima has done it again. MGS4 is the most detailed, convincing, and well-researched game I have ever played. It offers a compelling and imaginative glimpse into the future of high-tech warfare, a nuanced, intellig... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    Waiting for a Call of Cthulhu video game? Look no further..

    Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

    Waiting for a Call of Cthulhu video game? Look no further..

    There have been quite a few attempts at video games based upon Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos, but they never seem to make it to the market. Although Eternal Darkness is set within its own little universe, it borrows heavily... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Better than I'd expected, but the learning curve is steep

    Dai Senryaku VII: Modern Military Tactics

    Better than I'd expected, but the learning curve is steep

    "Dai Senyraku VII: Modern Military Tactics" is a strategist's game. I'm going to say that before I say anything else. This game is not for the amateur strategist, or someone who isn't interested in a game you may never b... Read Full Review

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

    Parasite Eve

    Mitochodria Takeover

    I have to personally say this game is one of the best games Squaresoft has ever come accross. They also need to create more games like this one. An organism which is dubbed Mitochondria has been living within humans ever... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    Grandia is Great

    Grandia (PlayStation the Best)

    Grandia is Great

    Grandia is a great game all around. If not one of the best, it is definitely one of the most fun RPG's I've ever played. The first thing which strikes my memory, like so many other games, is the characters. They are g... Read Full Review

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

    Bushido Blade

    Classic

    I've been playing Bushido Blade off and on since like the seventh grade and it still keeps me entertained. It's one of those few games out there that have such a great replay value you can literally play it all night and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9
    The best Action/RPG on the planet!

    Vagrant Story

    The best Action/RPG on the planet!

    Vagrant Story is the kind of game that is either love it or hate it. There really isn't too much in between. It features great characters and one of the greatest stories in any game released to date, but the amount of at... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    IF YOU ARE CASUAL THEN DON'T READ. BUT IF YOU ARE A D2 RIDE OR DIE CRIP, READ THIS!

    Diablo III

    IF YOU ARE CASUAL THEN DON'T READ. BUT IF YOU ARE A D2 RIDE OR DIE CRIP, READ THIS!

    Outgrowing gaming was something I had begun to accept - especially with PC gaming and its decline. My hopes haven't withered away entirely, with prospects from Bethesda and Blizzard and the upcoming Guild Wars 2 keeping ... Read Full Review

    20 of 26 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    A Few Issues but Very Nicely Done

    Red Steel

    A Few Issues but Very Nicely Done

    Red Steel combines gun fighting with swordplay in a modern world. As a launch title for the Wii, you have to put up with some iffy results with the implementation of the remote and nunchuck. Knowing that this would be... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    Well, It's Not For Everybody

    Baroque

    Well, It's Not For Everybody

    Some people may not like the fact that the goal is to die and that when you die, you start over from the beginning and at level 1. Some people may. Some may not like that it's so blasted repetitive. Again, some people ma... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Another fine fighter from the masterminds at Capcom

    Capcom vs. SNK 2: Millionaire Fighting 2001 (PlayStation 2 the Best)

    Another fine fighter from the masterminds at Capcom

    As some of you might know Capcom's previous installment in this series left more to be desired. There could of been more characters, better balance in the ratios between them, updated graphics(some sprites were ripped st... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Slam Bang Anime Action, Fighting Style

    Guilty Gear X

    Slam Bang Anime Action, Fighting Style

    Anime has always fascinated me. The animation style, the stories told through the medium, the expressiveness of the characters, and the fact that most of them were more powerful than land based artillery. So naturally, w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A New Nights Fan

    NiGHTS: Hoshi Furu Yoru no Monogatari

    A New Nights Fan

    I am a 13-year-old girl who has been a Sonic fan for six long years. I loved Sonic every single day. Now all that's changing. When I started playing Nights: Journey of Dreams, I had to admit that Nights is better than So... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Overlooked sequel to an underappreciated game

    Beni no Umi 2

    Overlooked sequel to an underappreciated game

    When Koei switched systems for the sequel to its Xbox-exclusive action-RPG Crimson Sea, many people were surprised. The company probably felt that the PS2's larger user base would give Crimson Sea 2 more exposure, but ga... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    The Only Fans

    Kakutou Choujin: Fighting Super Heroes

    The Only Fans

    My wife and I must be the only fans of this game. I first played it as a demo in XBOX Magazine and I liked it pretty well. I had just got my XBOX and I'm not an expert when it comes to fighting games. Now my wife on the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5
    Link's "Lost" Adventure

    Link: The Faces of Evil

    Link's "Lost" Adventure

    Before one examines this "lost" Zelda game, one must understand why it was produced on the Philips CD-i. To get at this, one must look at the video game market in the early-1990s. Nintendo's "Super Nintendo Entertainment... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    BEWARE! Blood Edward Island is haunted!

    Another Code: Futatsu no Kioku

    BEWARE! Blood Edward Island is haunted!

    I have not actually beaten this game yet but I've played quite a bit to know about it. You are Ashley Robbins, a 13 year old girl who has been living with her aunt Jessica for the past 10 years. Ashley's parents, who wer... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Not to be left in the Dusk

    Hotel Dusk: Room 215

    Not to be left in the Dusk

    The great thing about the Nintendo DS is that there is so much innovation to it. Hotel Dusk: Room 215 is a game that has been done time and time again, but on the DS they can take it to a new level, and strangely it work... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5
    my new favorite gaming franchise.

    Persona 4

    my new favorite gaming franchise.

    For years I've been playing the same, mediocre RPGs. The names change, but nothing else seems to. The Shin Megami Tensei series, on the other hand, has been making widely original content from the beginning and hasn't... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    a nearly perfect port to the ps3

    The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

    a nearly perfect port to the ps3

    'house of the dead: overkill' has always been my favorite game for the wii, and when i read that a port was being made for ps3 with hd upscaling, i started to pine for october. concept: the same as the original, howev... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Better than expected, and good for father-son gaming

    Mini Ninjas

    Better than expected, and good for father-son gaming

    I must say I didn't think much of the demo for this game, but for some reason decided to try it out, maybe b/c my son (5) is going through a ninja phase. Both of us ended up absolutely loving it, and beat the game fairly... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Folklore is great

    FolksSoul: Ushinawareta Denshou

    Folklore is great

    Wow! That pretty much describes this game. Where to begin ... Visuals: The first thing that will strike you is just how beautiful this game is. Every visual aspect of the game has been lovingly constructed, and it sho... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    WKC is back with good improvements and some negatives

    Shirokishi Monogatari: Hikari to Yami no Kakusei

    WKC is back with good improvements and some negatives

    Positives -Story continues exactly where WKC left off and it's a trilogy, 3rd one is on the way. -Improvements on Graphic and voice acting -More skills for all weapons -A LOT more weapons and armors since max level i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    White Knight Chronicles, Int'l Edition - Level 5

    Shirokishi Monogatari: Inishie no Kodou

    White Knight Chronicles, Int'l Edition - Level 5

    This game was sort of a fluke buy. I watched the trailers, and I was really all for it, but as the reviews started coming out, I started becoming more and more skeptical. This is not like me, because I'm the last person ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7
    Yakuza Dead Souls: a review

    Ryu ga Gotoku: Of the End

    Yakuza Dead Souls: a review

    If you have already played a Yakuza game, you may want to skip to the "Summary" section, but for those of you who have not played a Yakuza game, and want to know more, please continue reading. Yakuza: Dead Souls is ap... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    More like a lengthy analysis but anyway, excellent game!

    Ryu ga Gotoku 4: Densetsu o Tsugumono

    More like a lengthy analysis but anyway, excellent game!

    This review is going to be quite an undertaking because frankly, I don't even know where to start but I know it'll be overly long. Perhaps you should skip it if you don't like reading a lot of text haha. I suppose I shou... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5
    Finally 'Shenmue' Reincarnated

    Ryu ga Gotoku 3

    Finally 'Shenmue' Reincarnated

    Back in 2000, there was a little unknown gem on Sega Dreamcast called 'Shenmue', which became a huge financial flop despite the universal critical praises. Its sequel only showed up in Japan and later ported to the origi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    Bloodforge is a XBLA game!

    Bloodforge

    Bloodforge is a XBLA game!

    Bloodforge is a XBLA game that was released on April 25,2012. After the success of other XBLA games like FEZ, Trials Evo, TWD Ep.1, American Nightmare, and I am Alive (debated). It seemed that XBLA games were headed in t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5
    A shooter game with a bit of a brain (hey, that rhymed).

    Battle Engine Aquila

    A shooter game with a bit of a brain (hey, that rhymed).

    Think of Star Wars Starfighter (or comparable game). Now, think of any arcade car-combat game (Twisted Metal, for instance). Now, think of a 3d RTS game (Battlezone style). This is the odd amalgamation that comprises Bat... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8
    A dark shooter meant for adults

    Darkwatch

    A dark shooter meant for adults

    Darkwatch is a mature gaming title set in the old west. You're an outlaw set on robbing a train - but suddenly you're turning into a vampire and joining up with a group of monster slayers. The atmosphere of the game i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful