Cheat Code Central's Scores

  • Games
For 6,030 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 63% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 The House of the Dead III
Lowest review score: 0 High Rollers Casino
Score distribution:
6,030 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    By the very nature of its genre, it can be maddeningly frustrating and repetitive, and this tendency increases markedly as you unlock harder courses. For these select few gamers, however, this is a must-buy, because it's not often that a top-notch time-trial game comes around.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    With over two hundred premade puzzles, a puzzle editor, and the ability to download and share puzzles over Wi-Fi, there is a ton of puzzling goodness to be had in Rabbids Go Home.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Faranga is a finely crafted setting for what ultimately turns into a tremendously deep and very satisfying fantasy RPG. It has a few shortcomings; they're largely forgivable, once you get lost in the adventure.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This really is the best version of virtual pinball currently available on the market. With its spot-on controls and gameplay, authentic-looking and sounding tables, HD visuals, online leaderboards, and sheer variety of tables to choose from, TWC is the quintessential game for any pinball fan.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This really is the best version of virtual pinball currently available on the market. With its spot-on controls and gameplay, authentic-looking and sounding tables, HD visuals, online leaderboards, and sheer variety of tables to choose from, TWC is the quintessential game for any pinball fan.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The five campaigns make for a huge journey that melds together seamlessly. There's tons of variety, and the challenges are truly refreshing. Single and multi-card multiplayer round out the package nicely, but there's no online component.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Clocking in at roughly five hours, it's a fairly short experience. That being said, $10 is a small price to pay for the magic bottled up in this adventure.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Runic hasn't dumbed down the experience, they've removed the fluff and distilled it down to the truly fun parts. Add in a few innovations and what you've got is Torchlight; a game that raises the expectations for dungeon-crawling action RPGs by being not just fine-tuned but affordable as well.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    As a step in the series' continued evolution, Void is both surprising and well done. It doesn't quite top my favorite in the series, Core, which has catchier music that remains a larger part of its design, but it comes close (Void does have music from Nullsleep, a very good chiptunes artist, however).
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    PixelJunk Shooter isn't my favorite entry from Q-Games (Eden holds that distinction), but it is one of my favorite games of 2009 - arcade or otherwise.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    With huge campaigns and multiple gameplay options, you won't be finished with Napoleon until the next Total War game is released.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    There is a good amount of single-player content here, including multiple difficulty levels, and a large number of challenge missions. The inclusion of Wi-Fi multiplayer and single-cart game sharing rounds out this package as a must have for kart racing fans.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Though there's not nearly as much content as the first go-round, there's still an awful lot to love.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Though there's not nearly as much content as the first go-round, there's still an awful lot to love.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    If you liked last year's UFC title, then you will definitely love this year's.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    If you liked last year's UFC title, then you will definitely love this year's.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This game is a steal; we were shocked to see such a great price point on a title that really does give Punch-Out!! a run for its money. The difficulty is truly unforgiving, so it's not for everyone, but by this point, Punch-Out!! fans know what they're in for. So, download away.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Part of the magic of Heavy Rain and even The Taxidermist is the experiences are always different for each player the first time through. I can say I anxiously await Chapter Two, I just hope it is a little longer and maybe next time with Norman Jayden and Madison Page.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The single-player game isn't very long, but the core of this title is the multiplayer, anyway, and you can play it for hours.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    If Joe Danger had online multiplayer and an online hub to exchange track creations, it would be darn near perfect. Even without these additions, the game's still an incredible value.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    While it may not feel like an entirely new game in some respects, it does feel more refined this time around. Whether you played the original Crackdown the entire way through, or perhaps only purchased it to get into the Halo 3 beta, you really should check out this sequel.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    While the game is certainly long and a blast to play, there is a lack of variety when it comes to quests.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    While the game is certainly long and a blast to play, there is a lack of variety when it comes to quests.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Though the game's length might be a bit short for some, I found it to be the perfect slice for my tastes.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Though the game's length might be a bit short for some, I found it to be the perfect slice for my tastes.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep may not have been the game fans of the series were initially hoping for, but that doesn't stop it from being the best entry in the series yet.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The lack of multiplayer will hurt it with some people, but the sheer number of upgrades and collectables should keep gamers coming back for awhile. Besides that, it's a whole lot of fun.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The lack of multiplayer will hurt it with some people, but the sheer number of upgrades and collectables should keep gamers coming back for awhile. Besides that, it's a whole lot of fun.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Those who don't explore the new mode won't notice too much of a difference with past entries, but this is still a huge game, and hardcore hockey gamers will have a field day.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Those who don't explore the new mode won't notice too much of a difference with past entries, but this is still a huge game, and hardcore hockey gamers will have a field day.