CD-Action's Scores

  • Games
For 870 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 40% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 53% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 Dark Souls II
Lowest review score: 10 FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 99 out of 870
870 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's incredible how the ideas to vary and enrich simple platforming gameplay seem to never end in Spelunky. [September 2012, p.73]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A real gem, a crown jewel of the Europa Universalis series and a must-have for every strategy games fan. [CD-Action 11/2013, p.60]
    • CD-Action
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Diablo III is a better game on consoles. Gamepad controls lack precision a bit, but on the other hand this version does a better job at conveying the most important thing in the series – the euphoria associated with looting. [CD-Action 11/2013, p.68]
    • CD-Action
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    No surprise here – another remarkably enjoyable title from the series that’s been a definition of a perfect sports game for years. [12/2013, p.66]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This is how you restore a classic game – it’s old school, but with modern presentation and some great ideas. [13/2013, p.66]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's great that we got such a wonderful game to kill time with while waiting for a real revolution in the Total War series. [April 2012, p.66]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sports Interactive did not exactly hit the bulls-eye with their latest experiments – The Classic and Challenge modes – but the rest of the game is even more ingenious and addictive than last year. [CD-Action 13/2012, p.56]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The undisputed champion of the genre. This time it's more accessible to beginners and offers an improved career mode, some tweaks to the combat system, as well as the famed PRIDE organization. [April 2012, p.76]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Astebreed is most fun when you try to beat it on high difficulty level without using continues while improving your score over and over again. If you’re not interested in that, you’ll spend no more than one evening with this game. [08/2014, p.73]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Gone Home touches a lot of emotional subjects so it might stir up someone’s feelings, but it failed to move me. [CD-Action 11/2013, p.67]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Let’s put it plainly: if you don’t play Saints Row IV, it means you hate having fun. [CD-Action 10/2013, p.40]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A free game that lets you relive Half-Life without having to stomach outdated visuals. Essential to every gamer. [12/2012, p.69]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The new Tomb Raider is not as revolutionary as the original from 1996 but this reboot is the most mature, interesting and friendly entry to the series. For me it is Uncharted on steroids, a game that’s better in every aspect than Nathan Drake’s adventures. [CD-Action 04/2013, p.52]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Insane speed and vertical combat make Tribes: Ascend extremely enjoyable and rewarding. And it's free, so it's a sin not to give it a chance. [June 2012, p.78]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I was waiting for a game that would blow me away and break the oligopoly of Battlefield and Call of Duty. Here it is. Titanfall shows that online shooting does not have to be confined to contemporary battlegrounds. [05/2014, p.42]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    One of the best games for new consoles. Maybe even the best one. [Nov 2014, p.58]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The best thing in the space shooters genre, or – to be precise – the 'bullet hell' subgenre. [November 2011, p.83]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Simply put, Heart of the Swarm shows how PC games should be done, however I wish the campaign was longer and more epic (Wings of Liberty did a better job in that department). You can treat the final rating as an average of 7/10 for the single-player mode and 9/10 for the multiplayer. [CD-Action 05/2013, p.54]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It was supposed to be an unforgettable experience, but unfortunately I’ve already forgotten a lot of it. [CD-Action 10/2013, p.74]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A real treasure that requires constant focus and more tactical approach to fighting – button mashing will get you nowhere. Offers fantastic retro visuals and online mode that works great. Third Strike gave me as much fun as Mortal Kombat or Super Street Fighter IV – not bad for a 1200 MSP remake of a 12 years old title. [October, p.76]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    What a great start to the year! First big premiere already brought us a thrilling game that raised the bar for other contenders for the action game of 2013 title. Ninja Theory did a fantastic job revitalizing the series and I hope Dante stays with them for years to come. [CD-Action 02/2013, p.36]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    When it comes to core gameplay Bastion is rather simple and does not offer anything really new. But it shines in the story department or rather in the way this story is being told. Narrator's voice accompanies you in every step of the way adding to a wonderful atmosphere of Bastion. [September 2011, p.74]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This game is deeply satisfying when you are driving and at times frustrating when you're not (the load times can really get under your skin). And thus – in my opinion – is a bit worse than the predecessor. [June 2011, p.64]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rockstar decided that it's enough to carry the classic Max Payne gameplay as it was over to contemporary platforms. This plan was fulfilled quite well but it would be nice to get something more than that. [July 2012, p.60]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It seems NHL 12 and FIFA 12 teams were sharing ideas, as the hockey game also boasts of tweaked defending and a new physics engine that works good usually but not always. In general there are a lot of enhancements but the game plays more or less the same as the last year's edition. [October, p.74]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you want some painless and enjoyable guitar lessons, go buy Rocksmith 2014 Edition. [13/2013, p.74]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The best simulation of football, but only slightly better than its predecessor. If you’re planning to buy a new console I recommend waiting for the next-gen Fifa 14. [12/2013, p.48]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The developer failed to eradicate all the bugs from the previous game but it doesn’t change the fact that Enemy Within can be honestly recommended both to veterans and those who want to check out a tactical turn-based game for the first time. [13/2013, p.62]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If I was to recommend any installment of the series, it would be Dance Central 2. [CD-Action 02/2013, p.70]
    • CD-Action
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I simply can't imagine Battlefield's multiplayer mode without this brilliant DLC. [February 2012, p.60]
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