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  • Rating:8.5
    Skyward Sword tries many new things, and succeeds at most.  However, there are some bumps in this (really long) road.

    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

    Skyward Sword tries many new things, and succeeds at most. However, there are some bumps in this (really long) road.

    Hello, everyone, I am here to review Zelda: Skyward Sword, one of the most heavily anticipated games of this year. How is the final product? Read on to find out. (This is from a diehard Zelda fan.) Graphics: I rea... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    An insanley fun and original TPS, Vanquish is a game made with skill and care.

    Vanquish

    An insanley fun and original TPS, Vanquish is a game made with skill and care.

    I'm here to tell you what I thought of Vanquish. Graphics: The game looks fantastic. The artistic design is great, with a very cool sci- fi feel and look. The technical side is also great, with a very consistent fr... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    While I personally don't think the game is very scary, it is fun as hell.  A great FPS, whether you like horror or not.

    F.E.A.R.

    While I personally don't think the game is very scary, it is fun as hell. A great FPS, whether you like horror or not.

    FEAR is one of the first launch titles on 360. How does it hold up? Read on… Graphics: The graphics are a mixed bag. On one hand, the character models for story people look kind of sloppy and antiquated. There ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Bioshock is a great acheivment in presentation, but has some glaring issues.

    BioShock

    Bioshock is a great acheivment in presentation, but has some glaring issues.

    I'm here to tell you what I thought of Bioshock. Graphics: The game looks stunning, in most ways. The environments are run down, the enemies look great, there is a lot of visual variety and the Plasmid powers look g... Read Full Review

    4 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    The best flawed game you will ever play.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    The best flawed game you will ever play.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution sure is getting a lot of buzz isn't it? I just finished the game, and I am here to tell you what I thought of it. Graphics: Stylistically, the game looks fantastic. The use of the colors g... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    The saga of Travis Touchdown continues in another great action game.  However, not everything is perfect.

    No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

    The saga of Travis Touchdown continues in another great action game. However, not everything is perfect.

    I recently finished playing No More Heroes2: Desperate Struggle. How good of a game is it? Read on to find out… (May contain spoilers to No More Heroes 1.) Graphics: The graphics in this game have been given a pret... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    A fun action game that is also one of the best super hero games ever.

    Batman: Arkham Asylum

    A fun action game that is also one of the best super hero games ever.

    So I recently beat Batman: Arkham Asylum, and I'm here to tell you what I thought of it. Graphics: The game looks fantastic. Everything runs very smoothly, with some amazing animations and designs. Batman looks mor... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Despite some flaws, No More Heroes is a fun, innappropriate action game that will satisfy your bloodlust.

    No More Heroes

    Despite some flaws, No More Heroes is a fun, innappropriate action game that will satisfy your bloodlust.

    I recently got done playing through No More Heroes. Here is what I thought. Graphics: The graphics in this game are cel shaded, giving it a very stylish look about the game. It almost looks like a comic book in moti... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    A game that will be remembered fondly for years to come, and with good reason.  (Single player review only.)

    Star Fox 64

    A game that will be remembered fondly for years to come, and with good reason. (Single player review only.)

    I'm here to review Starfox 64 on the Virtual console. How does it hold up today? Read on… Graphics: This part of the game doesn't hold up terribly well; it is very, very blocky. However, there are some pretty smoo... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Nowhere near as good as the original.  However the charming graphics and good story make up for the gameplay.

    Okamiden: Chisaki Taiyou

    Nowhere near as good as the original. However the charming graphics and good story make up for the gameplay.

    Hi I'm here to review Okamiden. Keep in mind during the review that I was a huge fan of the original Okami. Graphics: The graphics are basically the same as the first. The watercolor brings a lot of life and charm ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    After being mildly interested, Darksiders has quickly become one of my favorite games this generation.

    Darksiders

    After being mildly interested, Darksiders has quickly become one of my favorite games this generation.

    Hi, I'm here to review Darksiders. Graphics: They really aren't anything special, technically speaking, but they have a very strong artistic design that makes them fun to look at. The game is set on Earth, after the... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Despite bad controls, this is a great update of an awesome game.

    Super Mario 64 DS

    Despite bad controls, this is a great update of an awesome game.

    Hey everyone I'm here to review Super Mario 64 DS. Graphics: They look A LOT better than in the original. The character models look very good, and animate very, very well. The same old charming Mario artistic desig... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Castlevania delivers yet again on DS.

    Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

    Castlevania delivers yet again on DS.

    Hi, I'm here to review Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin. Graphics: This game is yet another awesome looking 2d sidescroller on DS. It carries on the series tradition of great animation, strong artistic design and bein... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    A fun zombie game that is a blast to play with friends.

    Left 4 Dead 2

    A fun zombie game that is a blast to play with friends.

    Hello everyone, I'm here to review Left 4 Dead 2. While I don't own the game, I've played through each campaign at least 10 times with friends who do own it, and I have been a guest on Xbox Live, so I have a lot of expe... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    With great graphics, an amazing soundtrack, an interesting story and timless gameplay, LA is a true classic.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima DX

    With great graphics, an amazing soundtrack, an interesting story and timless gameplay, LA is a true classic.

    Hi everyone, I'm here to review Link's awakening DX, after a recent run through of it. It was one of my favorite games as a kid, and it is (almost) as awesome as I remember it. Graphics: The artistic design in Zelda... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A step in the right direction, but there are still a few kinks to work out.  (Single player review only)

    Condemned 2

    A step in the right direction, but there are still a few kinks to work out. (Single player review only)

    Hi, everyone, I'm here to review Condemned 2. Graphics: They are much, much better than the first game. Everything is vastly improved, and there is a much greater variety of environments. The enemy designs got huge... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    A great atmosphere can't save this game from being shallow and repetitive.  (review by a horror fan)

    Alan Wake

    A great atmosphere can't save this game from being shallow and repetitive. (review by a horror fan)

    Hello. I'm here to review Alan Wake. While reading this, keep in mind that I'm a HUGE horror fanatic. Graphics: The environments look flat out gorgeous. The foliage is amazingly detailed, there is a good amount of v... Read Full Review

    2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Is this game as good as thee Johto ones?  The fact that that argument is even plausible is a testament to its quality.

    Pocket Monsters White

    Is this game as good as thee Johto ones? The fact that that argument is even plausible is a testament to its quality.

    Hello, I'm back to review Pokemon White Version. How goo dis it, and does it deserve the 7.5 Gamespot gave it? Read on… Graphics: They are even better than in Diamond/ Pearl/ Platinum. Somehow, Nintendo pulled it ... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    The greatest game from last generation?  That's a definite maybe.

    BioHazard 4

    The greatest game from last generation? That's a definite maybe.

    Hello, everyone, I'm here to review RE4. If you haven't played it, somehow, I strongly recommend you do so as soon as possible. And here's why… Graphics: A little muddy by today's standards, but, for the time, they... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    One of my favorite games on Gamecube... made all the more amazing because Link is in it.

    SoulCalibur II

    One of my favorite games on Gamecube... made all the more amazing because Link is in it.

    Hello, everyone. I'm here to review Soul Calibur II, one of my favorite Gamecube games. Graphics: They look amazing and hold up well today. Everything has incredible detail, and the characters animate very smoothly... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    Despite being very difficult, I find myself loving this game.  (Link to the Past review only.)

    Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce & Yotsu no Tsurugi

    Despite being very difficult, I find myself loving this game. (Link to the Past review only.)

    Hello, I'm here to review A Link to the Past, a classic by any standards. Graphics: This game has some of the best looking 2- d graphics ever. I've seen screen shots of the original game, and it doesn't look like th... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    My last CoD game is a good shooter, but also a flawed one.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    My last CoD game is a good shooter, but also a flawed one.

    Hello, everyone. I'm here to review the insanely popular Call of Duty: Black Ops. How does it fare? Read on… Graphics: I've seen much, much better graphics on Wii. Seriously, Super Smash Brothers Brawl has just ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Better than many claim.  Rightfully bears the Thief name.

    Thief: Deadly Shadows

    Better than many claim. Rightfully bears the Thief name.

    Theif: Deadly Shadows. An underappreciated game that has NOT gotten the attention it so rightfully deserves. On to the reveiw, ya taffers. Story: Nothing special. You start off in an inn where Garret is trying to ste... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    As a fan of the series, I must say that this game is disappointing.

    Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei

    As a fan of the series, I must say that this game is disappointing.

    The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass is a little bit of a sub- par Zelda game. There are a few issues I have with it. I personnally think it's the worst Zelda game yet, but that doesn't mean it's bad. It just doesn't l... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    A great Pokemon game on DS.

    Pocket Monsters Pearl

    A great Pokemon game on DS.

    Pokemon is a pretty popular franchise, wouldn't you say? And it's that way for a good reason. Pearl is a good example of why. Graphics: The graphics have been vastly improved from the GBA games. Every sprite looks 3-... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    One of the best games on DS is also one of its most overlooked.

    Knights in the Nightmare

    One of the best games on DS is also one of its most overlooked.

    I first saw details of Knights in the Nightmare (I'll abreviate it KitN) in a Nintendo Power Magazine and I was stunned by the artwork showed in that issue. I immediatley thought, "man, I have to get this game when it's ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    A great, challenging RPG.

    Final Fantasy IV

    A great, challenging RPG.

    Okay, this is the first version of Final Fantasy 4 that I have played, so I won't be doing much comparing between versions. On with the review, ye spoony bard! Graphics: First off, this is a handheld, so I'll be jud... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    A great game on DS, and a great game in general.

    Chrono Trigger

    A great game on DS, and a great game in general.

    Crono Trigger- a game that I have heard much about, but never had the opprotunity to play... until it came out on the DS. This game has a certain way of drawing you into it that really makes it a special game... Anyway... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Another great Castlevania game for DS.

    Akumajou Dracula: Ubawareta Kokuin

    Another great Castlevania game for DS.

    This Castlevania title is pretty much the toughest hanheld one yet, (at least from the ones I've played) but it's a good thing. I'll get into detail with that later. On with the reveiw! Story: Predictable, but it wor... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Man, rifts in time cause the wierdest things to happen.

    Castlevania Judgment

    Man, rifts in time cause the wierdest things to happen.

    Castlevania Judgment. There have been all sorts of opinions about it, some that say it's a highly enjoyable fighting game, others saying it may be worse than Superman 64. (Made that up.) I am going to try to deliver an ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    A great adventure for DS.  However, a relativley short length and random power ups hold it back somewhat.

    Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow

    A great adventure for DS. However, a relativley short length and random power ups hold it back somewhat.

    Hello, everyone. I'm here to review Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow for DS. (contains spoilers to Aria of Sorrow.) Graphics: 2-d junkies will love this game. The sprites look amazing, and animate very well. There ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Dead Space 2... More blood, more gore, more fun.  However, it seems less creepy.  (Singleplayer only review.)

    Dead Space 2

    Dead Space 2... More blood, more gore, more fun. However, it seems less creepy. (Singleplayer only review.)

    Hell, everyone. I'm here to review Dead Space 2. (Warning: contains spoilers to the original Dead Space.) Graphics: Not much has changed from the original Dead Space. That is, it's the best looking game on the con... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    A great portable Zelda.  However, a short main quest and a relativley small overworld hold it back.

    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

    A great portable Zelda. However, a short main quest and a relativley small overworld hold it back.

    Hi, everyone. I'm here to review the Minish Cap. Graphics: I won't lie; this is one of the best looking games available for the GBA. They are amazingly colorful and detailed and animate very smoothly. There are no f... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    This game is as good as people say.   It is the best Metroid game.  Ever.

    Super Metroid

    This game is as good as people say. It is the best Metroid game. Ever.

    Hello, everyone, I'm here to give my opinion on Super Metroid. Graphics: Believe it or not, they hold up very well today. Everything has some amazing detail to it, especially the bosses. This is one of the best l... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5
    An unforgettable adventure through Hyrule.  If you've never played it, download it to see what the fuss is about.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    An unforgettable adventure through Hyrule. If you've never played it, download it to see what the fuss is about.

    Hello, everyone. It's me again, here to give my opinion on Ocarina of Time, a game that is considered one of the best, if not the best, game(s) of all time. Graphics: Primitive by today's standards, but looked great... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Is it as good as RE4?  No.  Is it still a great and enjoyable game?  Absolutley.

    Resident Evil 5

    Is it as good as RE4? No. Is it still a great and enjoyable game? Absolutley.

    Hello everyone. I've just started my second play through of RE5 and I thought I'd give my opinion on it. Graphics: Aside from Dead Space, the best looking game on the 360. Everything is intricately detailed, and th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    A no brainer for horror fans.  And for everyone else, it's user friendly.

    Dead Space

    A no brainer for horror fans. And for everyone else, it's user friendly.

    Hello. I recently beat Dead Space on the Xbox 360, so here I am to tell you about what I think of it. Graphics: Breathtaking. They are incredibly lifelike. They are easily the best graphics I've seen on 360. (Fol... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    A good game, but you definitley need to have an appreciation for the genre.

    Condemned: Criminal Origins

    A good game, but you definitley need to have an appreciation for the genre.

    Graphics: The game was a launch title, but still has some decent graphics. The main character models for Ethan and Rosa are very bad looking, though, and look very blocky and muddy. However, the enemies look good and ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Because Romans could randomly summon deadly assasins when ever they wanted.

    Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Auditore Edition)

    Because Romans could randomly summon deadly assasins when ever they wanted.

    Hello, everyone. It's me again, here to review Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. How does it stand against the likes of AC2? Read on to find out… *CONTAINS SPOILERS TO AC 2* Graphics: They are more or less the same ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful