Reviews

7.25

Black Rock Shooter Review – Sharp Shooting Through A Complex Tale

Black Rock Shooter has plenty of edge, while also offering a touching story. But does gunning down enemies get tiresome after a few levels in this licensed game? 
by Kimberley Wallace on May 02, 2013 at 7:46 AM
7.25

Corpse Party: Book Of Shadows Review – Still Making You Revel In The Demented Possibilities

Book of Shadows does a lot of what the original did well in setting the tone, but its writing is marred by inconsistency.
by Kimberley Wallace on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:12 AM
8.75

Pro Evo 2013 Review: Another Solid Effort

This year’s game makes some changes around the edges that are both subtle and new directions for the franchise.
by Matthew Kato on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:50 AM
8

Corpse Party Review: Horror Fans Should Accept This Invitation

Fans of slasher films know that the joy of a great, campy horror flick
isn’t the destination; it’s the blood-spattered journey. Team
GrisGris clearly understands this twisted secret to shock cinema and
puts it to use in this game.
by Phil Kollar on Dec 07, 2011 at 10:25 AM
7.5

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Review: Harry Graduates With Relatively High Marks

Fans who have already mourned the release of the last book and the final
movie have at least one more way to postpone their Potter-free
existences.
by Jeff Cork on Nov 22, 2011 at 5:49 AM
8.25

Legend Of Heroes Review: An RPG That’s Paced More Like A Novel

While its traditional fantasy setting doesn’t hold many surprises, Trails in the Sky excels in the way that it tells its story.
by Phil Kollar on Apr 18, 2011 at 10:55 AM
8.5

Take One Last Ride With The Red Wings


Whether you’re a longtime fan like me or a newcomer who can’t tell Kain
from Cecil, you can’t go wrong with Final Fantasy IV: The Complete
Collection.
by Joe Juba on Apr 18, 2011 at 7:18 AM
6.75

Patapon 3 Review: A Rhythm Of Pain

The same old beat doesn’t have to get stale, but this one unfortunately has.
by Bryan Vore on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:10 PM
7.75

Michael Jackson The Experience: A Well-Rounded Performer That Falls Short Of The King Of Pop's Greatness

With the Kinect version, Ubisoft Montreal uses the sensor's body and voice tracking capabilities to give users a more faithful interpretation of the Michael Jackson performance experience -- and mostly succeeds.
by Annette Gonzalez on Apr 12, 2011 at 2:10 PM
6.75

The 3rd Birthday: A Twisted Tale Afflicted By Faulty Gameplay Execution

Parasite Eve fans
may find themselves turned off by the frenzied action-oriented approach
of The 3rd Birthday, and the execution certainly has its ups and downs.
by Annette Gonzalez on Mar 25, 2011 at 9:15 AM
7

Dissidia 012 Review: Focusing On Action Instead Of Polish

Square Enix’s minimal attempts to address the
first game’s issues won’t win any new fans, but the company knows how to
pander to an audience.
by Joe Juba on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:57 PM
8.5

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Review

Even with so much of the gameplay clinging to the formula Traveller’s Tales created for its first LEGO game, The Clone Wars offers a vastly different experience that captures the best of both of the LEGO and Star Wars licenses.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:54 AM
6

Major League Baseball 2K11 Review

Last year’s game showed promise and a commitment to getting this series back on track. This year’s installment is a disaster.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:57 AM
9

Tactics Ogre PSP Review

Though it is less accessible than other games in the genre, Tactics Ogre
is a surprisingly adult look at war, rebellion, and loyalty with as
much rewarding strategy as any title out there.
by Adam Biessener on Feb 08, 2011 at 7:49 AM
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
8.5

Ys Review: I Can’t Pronounce The Name, But I Enjoyed The Game

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by Phil Kollar on Nov 23, 2010 at 10:15 AM
9.5

Ghost of Sparta Review

If
you thought Chains of Olympus was pushing the limits of what the PSP
could accomplish, you’ll be blown away by what Ready at Dawn has with Ghost of Sparta.
by Joe Juba on Oct 25, 2010 at 7:31 AM
8.5

Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Review

Fans would be insane to pass this up because it’s on PSP or doesn't have "3" in the title.
by Bryan Vore on Sep 07, 2010 at 7:11 AM
8.5

Review: Valkyria Chronicles II

The move from PS3 to PSP hasn't damaged this strategic series. Valkyria Chronicles II stands proudly alongside its predecessor.
by Joe Juba on Aug 31, 2010 at 5:00 AM
8.25

Persona 3 Portable Review: An Aging Formula Revived By Improvements

Three years after its original release, Persona 3 makes its way to Sony's handheld. How has it fared? Read our review to find out.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Jul 13, 2010 at 1:45 PM