User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 7.8/10
  1. 10
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  4. 7
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  5. 6
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  • Rating:7
    It's the first fighting game to use the combo system extremely well but the sluggish controls are an inconvenience.

    Killer Instinct

    It's the first fighting game to use the combo system extremely well but the sluggish controls are an inconvenience.

    *** KILLER INSTINCT *** THE GOOD -Excellent combo / combo-breaker feature -Awesome graphics -Great audio THE BAD -Slow controls OVERVIEW Killer Instinct is a fighting tournament created by a huge con... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5
    This game is better off staying extinct.

    Jurassic Park

    This game is better off staying extinct.

    *** JURASSIC PARK *** THE GOOD -Great audio -Fun supply of weapons -Nice variety of dinosaurs THE BAD -No save feature -Annoying messages pop up and obstruct your view -Sluggish controls -Tight camera ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    It could of been a good fighter but the unbalanced cast and low replay value make it difficult to recommend.

    Garou Densetsu Special

    It could of been a good fighter but the unbalanced cast and low replay value make it difficult to recommend.

    *** FATAL FURY SPECIAL *** THE GOOD -Large cast of characters -Good controls -Good level design -Nice audio THE BAD -Low replay value -Unbalanced characters OVERVIEW Fatal Fury Special brings Terry... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    This is one apocalypse that you won't want to miss.

    Fallout 3

    This is one apocalypse that you won't want to miss.

    *** FALLOUT 3 *** THE GOOD -Tons of exploration and side quests -Innovative combat aided system (VATS) -Excellent leveling system -Superb audio -Great story -Ability to do whatever you want -Fun supply of wea... Read Full Review

    13 of 14 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    With clever writing, mind blowing puzzles and new multiplayer option, Portal 2 proves to be a memorable experience.

    Portal 2

    With clever writing, mind blowing puzzles and new multiplayer option, Portal 2 proves to be a memorable experience.

    *** PORTAL 2 *** THE GOOD -Challenging and enjoyable puzzles -Fantastic level design -Clever and witty dialog -Awesome multiplayer experience THE BAD -Frequent load times OVERVIEW Valve's ending t... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    It looks like 13 is an unlucky number for the famed franchise.

    Final Fantasy XIII

    It looks like 13 is an unlucky number for the famed franchise.

    *** FINAL FANTASY XIII *** THE GOOD -Stunning visuals -Paradigms are a nice feature -Story and gameplay picks up towards the end THE BAD -Extremely linear -A few annoyances with the battle system -Weak st... Read Full Review

    14 of 17 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    This game may be easily overlooked but once you play it you'll be pleasantly surprised on how deep this RPG goes.

    Blue Dragon

    This game may be easily overlooked but once you play it you'll be pleasantly surprised on how deep this RPG goes.

    *** BLUE DRAGON *** THE GOOD -Excellent leveling system -Great music -Enjoyable story -Entertaining battle system THE BAD -Marumaro is an annoying character -Some frame rate and load time issues OVERV... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Good adventure / puzzle game that allows you to have tea with the boss you just defeated, how nice!

    8 Eye's

    Good adventure / puzzle game that allows you to have tea with the boss you just defeated, how nice!

    *** 8 EYES *** THE GOOD -Great 2 player mode -Good music -Epic boss fights THE BAD -Controlling Cutrus can be frustrating at times -All enemies have temporary invincibility after you attack them OVERVI... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    A disappointing sports compilation that had the potential of being a really fun experience.

    Kinect Sports

    A disappointing sports compilation that had the potential of being a really fun experience.

    *** KINECT SPORTS *** THE GOOD -Fun Party Play option THE BAD -Annoying delay in Kinect responsiveness -Many lackluster sports featured OVERVIEW Kinect Sports is the first sports compilation game that ... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Futuristic racing at its finest.

    F-Zero

    Futuristic racing at its finest.

    *** F-ZERO *** THE GOOD -Fun tracks -Groovy music -Good graphics -Solid controls THE BAD -No multiplayer OVERVIEW F-Zero takes place in a futuristic world where the highest form of entertainment co... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2
    Fighters Uncaged is a terrible fighting experience and earns the award as the worst Kinect game to date.

    Fighters Uncaged

    Fighters Uncaged is a terrible fighting experience and earns the award as the worst Kinect game to date.

    *** FIGHTERS UNCAGED *** THE GOOD -Fighting without a controller is a really cool concept THE BAD -Highly unresponsive controls -Unrewarding gameplay -Terrible music and voice work -No multiplayer OV... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10
    Starcraft is a exceptional game with three well-balanced races, an exciting story and incredible multiplayer.

    Starcraft

    Starcraft is a exceptional game with three well-balanced races, an exciting story and incredible multiplayer.

    *** STARCRAFT *** THE GOOD -Thrilling story and characters -Three unique and well balanced races -Excellent multiplayer -Outstanding visuals -Exceptional audio and voice acting -Challenging A.I. -Powerful ma... Read Full Review

    8 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Billy and Jimmy Lee are back and this time they want revenge.

    Double Dragon II: The Revenge

    Billy and Jimmy Lee are back and this time they want revenge.

    *** DOUBLE DRAGON II: THE REVENGE *** THE GOOD -Superb audio -Solid controls -Epic boss fights -Excellent level design -Plenty of different attacks that keep the fighting fresh THE BAD -Platforming sectio... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    The hero of Dream Land returns in another charming adventure.

    Kirby's Epic Yarn

    The hero of Dream Land returns in another charming adventure.

    *** KIRBY'S EPIC YARN *** THE GOOD -Fun multiplayer -Colorful and creative level design -Most transformations spice up the gameplay in a positive way -Good controls THE BAD -The game is way too easy and do... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Dragon Age II isn't the epic classic that Origins was, but it is still a good RPG worth checking out.

    Dragon Age II

    Dragon Age II isn't the epic classic that Origins was, but it is still a good RPG worth checking out.

    *** DRAGON AGE II *** THE GOOD -Good cast of supporting characters -Intense combat -Superb musical score -Plenty of fun skills, spells and equipment THE BAD -A few gameplay glitches -Story lacks purpose f... Read Full Review

    12 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Duke Nukem says, "Come get some."

    Duke Nukem 3D

    Duke Nukem says, "Come get some."

    *** DUKE NUKEM 3D *** THE GOOD -Excellent graphics and sound -Great supply of cool weapons and equipment -Fun online play -Good controls -Great map editor feature THE BAD -Bosses are annoyingly difficult ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A crazy but fun rapping game that gives you props for your mad freestyle skills.

    PaRappa The Rapper (PlayStation the Best)

    A crazy but fun rapping game that gives you props for your mad freestyle skills.

    *** PARAPPA THE RAPPER *** THE GOOD -Fun gameplay -Entertaining music -Freestyle is allowed THE BAD -Mediocre graphics -Short story mode OVERVIEW PaRappa The Rapper is a fun rhythm game. You play as... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    Well, you always wanted to be a rock star and Rock Band lets you live out that dream in style.

    Rock Band

    Well, you always wanted to be a rock star and Rock Band lets you live out that dream in style.

    *** ROCK BAND *** THE GOOD -Multiplayer mode is outstanding -Excellent selection of music -Great party game -Fun controls for each instrument -Good downloadable content THE BAD -This game costs a fortune ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3
    Boring show = Boring game.

    Family Feud

    Boring show = Boring game.

    *** FAMILY FEUD *** THE GOOD -Some questions provide a good challenge THE BAD -Recycled questions makes replay value short -Bad audio -Boring gameplay -Graphics are terrible OVERVIEW Family Feud is j... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    SMW marks the fourth superb game in the series with its incredible level design, solid controls and amazing charm.

    Super Mario World: Super Mario Bros. 4

    SMW marks the fourth superb game in the series with its incredible level design, solid controls and amazing charm.

    *** SUPER MARIO WORLD *** THE GOOD -Exciting level design -Solid controls -Cool power-ups -Outstanding graphics -Good music -Lots of optional bonus levels THE BAD -Weak bosses OVERVIEW After makin... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    There aren't too many 2D platformers that have as much charm as Donkey Kong Country.

    Super Donkey Kong

    There aren't too many 2D platformers that have as much charm as Donkey Kong Country.

    *** DONKEY KONG COUNTRY *** THE GOOD -Excellent graphics -Fun multiplayer -Groovy soundtrack -Solid controls -Lots of hidden secrets -Exciting platforming elements like barrel blasting THE BAD -Level des... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    FF12 is a superb RPG with an exciting overall story and seamless battle system.

    Final Fantasy XII

    FF12 is a superb RPG with an exciting overall story and seamless battle system.

    *** FINAL FANTASY XII *** THE GOOD -Incredible battle system -Excellent overall story and characters -Huge world to explore -Beautiful graphics -Enjoyable music and voice acting -Fun side quests; especially th... Read Full Review

    22 of 24 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    ...7...8...9...10...TKO!

    Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

    ...7...8...9...10...TKO!

    *** MIKE TYSON'S PUNCH-OUT!! *** THE GOOD -Great controls -Great sound effects -Fun gameplay -Great boss fights THE BAD -Music is boring -Fatigue feature is annoying OVERVIEW Mike Tyson's Punch-Out ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10
    Mario and Luigi bring perfection to the NES.

    Super Mario Bros. 3

    Mario and Luigi bring perfection to the NES.

    *** SUPER MARIO BROS 3 *** THE GOOD -Excellent level design -Epic boss fights -Excellent music -Lots of fun power-ups -Fun mini games -Plenty of replay value THE BAD -Too few places to get the hammer bro... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    The Mario Brothers are back in a very wacky sequel.

    Super Mario USA

    The Mario Brothers are back in a very wacky sequel.

    *** SUPER MARIO BROS 2 *** THE GOOD -Excellent level design -Characters have unique attributes -Epic boss fights -Excellent music THE BAD -Controlling Luigi is nauseating OVERVIEW Forget about everyt... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    Two Italian plumbers take on Bowser, King of the Koopas, in a Super adventure.

    Super Mario Bros.

    Two Italian plumbers take on Bowser, King of the Koopas, in a Super adventure.

    *** SUPER MARIO BROS *** THE GOOD -Excellent level design -Superb audio -Great boss battles -Challenging difficulty -Comes Free with the purchase of the Nintendo THE BAD -Graphics aren't very good OVER... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Star Wars and Legos make a good combination.

    LEGO Star Wars

    Star Wars and Legos make a good combination.

    *** LEGO STAR WARS *** THE GOOD -Brilliant audio -Fun multiplayer -Lots of secrets and unlockables THE BAD -Story mode is very short -Controls are too simple OVERVIEW Lego Star Wars has the best of b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    The fun horror-action series returns and ties up many loose ends lingering from the previous games.

    Resident Evil 5

    The fun horror-action series returns and ties up many loose ends lingering from the previous games.

    *** RESIDENT EVIL 5 *** THE GOOD -Excellent story that ties up many loose ends -Multiplayer is a lot of fun -Active menu makes fighting even more intense -Mercenaries mini game is still fun and now offers co-op ... Read Full Review

    13 of 14 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    It may not be the best action game out there but this charming adventure is fun for all ages.

    Mini Ninjas

    It may not be the best action game out there but this charming adventure is fun for all ages.

    *** MINI NINJAS *** THE GOOD -Fun combat system -Superb graphics and sound THE BAD -Camera has some issues OVERVIEW Cute and lovable probably aren't the first adjectives that come to mind when describi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    2D Mario meets a 3D world.

    Super Paper Mario

    2D Mario meets a 3D world.

    *** SUPER PAPER MARIO *** THE GOOD -Awesome story -Great soundtrack -Cool leveling system -Tons of secrets and extras -Solid controls THE BAD -Annoying sound when text scrolls across the screen -Graphics... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3
    If you like fighting games then stay away from this one.

    ClayFighter

    If you like fighting games then stay away from this one.

    *** CLAYFIGHTER *** THE GOOD -Humorous one-liners THE BAD -Music and sound effects are horrible -Single player mode is short -Controls are sloppy OVERVIEW Clayfighter is a poor excuse for a fighting g... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    A good adaptation of a fun game show.

    Wheel of Fortune

    A good adaptation of a fun game show.

    *** WHEEL OF FORTUNE *** THE GOOD -Plenty of puzzles to solve -Multiplayer is available -Format is just like the TV show THE BAD -Poor graphics -Terrible sound OVERVIEW Most of us have seen the popu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Stop laughing at me you stupid dog!

    Duck Hunt

    Stop laughing at me you stupid dog!

    *** DUCK HUNT *** THE GOOD -Fun controls -Second player can control the movement of the ducks THE BAD -Zapper sometimes doesn't always work correctly -You can't shoot the dog OVERVIEW Duck Hunt is a f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    James Bond brings greatness to first person shooting.

    GoldenEye 007

    James Bond brings greatness to first person shooting.

    *** GOLDENEYE 007 *** THE GOOD -Awesome multiplayer mode -Great selection of weapons and game variants -Excellent music -Great story in single player mode -Excellent level design -Plenty of unlockable characte... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10
    If you are looking for a realistic modern day FPS, then look no further because Call of Duty 4 is your game.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    If you are looking for a realistic modern day FPS, then look no further because Call of Duty 4 is your game.

    *** CALL OF DUTY 4: MODERN WARFARE *** THE GOOD -Amazing online play -Intense story -Incredible realistic look and feel -Large selection of weapons, equipment, and abilities (perks) -Multiplayer works on a rewa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    This adventure isn't the awe inspiring Kinect title that everyone will praise, but it is worth playing.

    Kinect Adventures! (w/Kinect)

    This adventure isn't the awe inspiring Kinect title that everyone will praise, but it is worth playing.

    *** KINECT ADVENTURES! *** THE GOOD -Good controls -Fun mini-games THE BAD -Not a lot of depth to the gameplay OVERVIEW Kinect Adventures is a fun experience that gets you off the sofa and bouncing aro... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A beautiful RPG with some educational value on the life of famous pianist Frederic Chopin.

    Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume

    A beautiful RPG with some educational value on the life of famous pianist Frederic Chopin.

    *** ETERNAL SONATA *** THE GOOD -Beautiful graphics -Excellent music and voice acting -Great insight into Chopin's real life -Great cast of characters -Exciting battle system THE BAD -Completely linear st... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A must have for those who welcome a challenge and enjoy manipulating time and space to solve problems.

    Braid

    A must have for those who welcome a challenge and enjoy manipulating time and space to solve problems.

    *** BRAID *** THE GOOD -Extremely challenging puzzles -Beautiful graphics and music -Unique controls -Deep story THE BAD -Too short OVERVIEW At first glance you would probably think that Braid is ju... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    A highly addictive game.  Rock On!

    Guitar Hero

    A highly addictive game. Rock On!

    *** GUITAR HERO *** THE GOOD -Excellent selection of music -Addictive gameplay -Fun controls -Great party game THE BAD -You don't get to play the full song in Head-to-Head mode OVERVIEW Guitar Hero i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful