Reviews

A Super-Saturated Adventure
8

A Super-Saturated Adventure

Comrade Black is back, and so is his wicked war on color.
by Meagan Marie on Feb 22, 2011 at 5:02 AM
A Super-Saturated Adventure
8

Review: de Blob 2

Comrade Black is back, and so is his wicked war on color.
by Meagan Marie on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:57 AM
Dragon Quest VI Review: Grinding Through Fantasy Conventions At High Speed
8.5

Dragon Quest VI Review: Grinding Through Fantasy Conventions At High Speed

Realms of Revelation may be the single most ambitious game ever to be stuck within the tried-and-true JRPG formula.
by Phil Kollar on Feb 09, 2011 at 7:40 AM
Handheld Zombies Functional, If Ugly
8.25

Plants vs Zombies DS Review

Everything tangential to the gameplay, from the music to the graphics,
has taken a hit in the process. On the other hand, the whole thing is
here.
by Adam Biessener on Jan 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Review: The Most Skip-Worthy Entry In The Series
6.75

Kingdom Hearts Re:coded

he end of Kingdom Hearts II and
puts you in control of franchise hero Sora – well, a digital replica of
him at least. The game originally released episodically on mobile phones
in Japan, but Square tweaked and beefed up the title for its DS
release.
by Bryan Vore on Jan 11, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Life After Death Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be
6

Ghost Trick Review: Life After Death Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

The concept is cool, but I was
disappointed to discover that Ghost Trick doesn’t have nearly the same
charm as the Ace Attorney series.
by Joe Juba on Jan 11, 2011 at 6:22 AM
A Funny Game In More Ways Than One
6.75

A Funny Game In More Ways Than One

by Jeff Cork on Dec 09, 2010 at 6:15 AM
Return To A Lost Age Of Boring Storytelling And Enjoyable Puzzle-Solving
7.5

Golden Sun Review: A Lost Age Of Boring Storytelling And Enjoyable Puzzle-Solving

Despite numerous problems, I found myself having a lot of fun with Dark Dawn mostly thanks to one aspect of the game: puzzle solving.
by Phil Kollar on Dec 06, 2010 at 3:30 PM
Plenty Of Fan Service In An Otherwise Shallow Experience
6.5

Michael Jackson The Experience: Plenty Of Fan Service In An Otherwise Shallow Experience

Despite being modeled on one of the best performers of all time, Michael Jackson The Experience on Wii puts on a fairly lackluster show.
by Annette Gonzalez on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:30 AM
The Eternal Rivalry Continues With New Mechanics
8.25

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem Review

The Mario vs. Donkey Kong franchise isn’t up there with the heavy
hitters in Nintendo’s stable, but it’s been a consistently quality
puzzle series.
by Bryan Vore on Nov 14, 2010 at 6:21 AM
Sonic Drops The Ball Juggling The Second And Third Dimensions
7

Sonic Colors Wii Review

Now Sonic is taking his platforming antics to the
stars with Sonic Colors, but unlike Nintendo’s plumber, this hedgehog is
stuck floating in a gaping void of mediocrity.
by Tim Turi on Nov 09, 2010 at 11:10 AM
Dimps Crafts Another Amazing 2D Sonic Game
8.5

Sonic Colors DS Review

Developer Dimps
has been leading the handheld charge with terrific Sonic platformers
from GBA to DS, and it continues its run of entertaining titles with
Sonic Colors.
by Tim Turi on Nov 09, 2010 at 11:03 AM
Sims Secure Good Karma on Consoles
9

The Sims 3 Console Review

While
the core functionality of the game remains unchanged, noteworthy
additions give Sims 3 on console new gleam – enough to merit a bit of
envy from PC loyalists.
by Meagan Marie on Oct 25, 2010 at 7:01 PM
Sims Secure Good Karma on Consoles
9

The Sims 3 Console Review

ged, noteworthy additions give Sims 3 on console new gleam – enough to merit a bit of envy from PC loyalists.
by Meagan Marie on Oct 25, 2010 at 7:01 PM
Rock Band 3 Review: A Whole New Challenge
9.25

Rock Band 3 Review

Harmonix takes the next profound step forward for music games in the largest and most polished game in the series.
by Matt Miller on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:14 AM
Rock Band 3 Review: A Whole New Challenge
9.25

Rock Band 3 Review

Harmonix takes the next profound step forward for music games in the largest and most polished game in the series.
by Matt Miller on Oct 15, 2010 at 7:50 AM
Adjectives Add Intrigue And Innovation
8.75

Super Scribblenauts: Adjectives Add Intrigue And Innovation

If you enjoyed Scribblenauts, slipping into the sequel feels like meeting up with an old friend.
by Meagan Marie on Oct 12, 2010 at 7:05 AM
The 4 Heroes Of Light Review: Too old fashioned for its own good
6

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Review

Nostalgia may be a powerful
force, but it isn’t enough to make The 4 Heroes of Light worth remembering.
by Joe Juba on Oct 05, 2010 at 6:45 AM
Plants vs. Zombies Review: Xbox 360 Version Provides Lawn Defense For Two
9

Plants vs. Zombies Review: Xbox 360 Version Provides Lawn Defense For Two

Whether on PC, handheld, or mobile platforms, each PvZinstallment oozes with PopCap's signature charm and polish, and themost recent Xbox 360 version is no different.
by Annette Gonzalez on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:50 PM
Professor Layton And The Unwound Future Review: A Great Story Meets New Mechanics
8.25

Professor Layton And The Unwound Future Review

Layton shines in the final act of this puzzle adventure trilogy.
by Bryan Vore on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:32 AM