CheckOut's Scores

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For 72 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 78
Highest review score: 100 SoulCalibur
Lowest review score: 30 World Series Baseball 2K1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 49 out of 72
  2. Negative: 4 out of 72
72 game reviews
    • 98 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its customizability, near-perfect gameplay and copious amounts of fun, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 is the real deal -- a great sequel and a stellar game.
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    • 98 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I guarantee you'll be amazed at how phenomenal this game looks, and you won't be able to put it down.
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's a stunning achievement by any measure and stands as one of those rare products that delivers more than you paid for.
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Not only is this the first console game that allows you to go online and play against other people, it's also the best sports game I have ever played.
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    May very well be the best computer-based role-playing game of all time.
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautifully crafted and fresh take on stale RPG gameplay, delivering an experience that rivals "Final Fantasy."
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game that lets you live out those teenage fantasies we've all had about joining a gang, rollerblading through the streets with total abandon and tagging the hell out of anything with a flat surface.
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The controls can seem downright impossible to master at first, but with some practice and patience you'll be ripping it up in no time.
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I've never really found a basketball simulation that accurately translated the game from the hardcourt to the home court. But NBA 2K1 is by far the closest to the real thing I've ever seen.
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    While it can be a little overwhelming at first, once you're familiar with the control and functions, things become second nature and controlling your Sim is a breeze.
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite all the disparate elements crammed into it, they all manage to complement each other and function as if Square has been secretly planning and polishing this gem for years now.
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    May be the best-looking console game of all time, and that alone is worth quite a bit.
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Great characters, unbelievable level design, well-executed game-engine cut scenes, outstanding voice acting and style that just won't quit, No One Lives Forever is the best game I've played in far too long.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you've been searching for the ultimate 2D fighting game, your search may be over.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Is it perfect? No. But it's pretty damn close.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    "Deus Ex," Spector's latest epic, raises the bar once again with a twisting storyline, ingenious character development system and a linear game that somehow manages to feel open-ended.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A near flawless game that never tries to get too fancy for its own good. It's simple and simply awesome.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whether you're a fan of Bruce Lee, Lennox Lewis or Dalton the bouncer (Patrick Swayze's character in "Road House"), you're bound to find someone who fits your needs.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    You definitely get a lot of bang for your buck and fans of the series should be more than happy with the results.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Simply put, "Diablo II" is a legalized form of crack cocaine.
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Verdict: Kickass.
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wonderful setting, evolving story, varied gameplay and excellent music and acting all converge to create one of the more balanced titles around. Highly recommended.
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily the best racing simulation ever created.
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Add to the mix that there are plenty of secrets to uncover, including cover art, character viewers, training sessions and even costume changes and you have a one loaded game worthy of high praise.
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether you've never played an RTS before or if you're diehard fan of the genre, "Ground Control" will keep you sitting in your own filth for hours on end just to get to the next mission.
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The varied mission types, scripted events and engrossing storyline made it great fun to play, an "experience" more than just a game.
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With the addition of the course designer and the improved graphics engine, diehard Links fans will definitely want to get their hands on this year's model.
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Basically, the only real reason to pick up this game is if you did not buy the original or if you simply must have the updated rosters for the 1999-2000 NFL season.
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    One of those games that doesn't just live up to expectations, it destroys them, and sets a new standard.
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Even though Westwood hasn't blazed much technological ground with Red Alert 2, it does succeed in being their most enjoyable real-time strategy game yet.
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