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 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Lowest review score: 30 Strider 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 49 out of 72
  2. Negative: 4 out of 72
72 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
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    One of those games that doesn't just live up to expectations, it destroys them, and sets a new standard.
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    • 91 Metascore
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    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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    • 95 Metascore
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    May very well be the best computer-based role-playing game of all time.
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    • 92 Metascore
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    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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    • 97 Metascore
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    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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    • 98 Metascore
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    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
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    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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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Is it perfect? No. But it's pretty damn close.
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Amazing sound, strong research, beautiful graphics and varied missions ensure a long shelf-life.
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Simply put, if you loved SWAT 3, this upgrade is a blessing. And if you resisted SWAT 3 because of its lack of multiplayer, you're out of excuses now.
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily the best racing simulation ever created.
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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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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combining action and adventure isn't an easy thing to do, but Konami has pulled it off beautfiully with Metal Gear Solid.
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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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    • 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
    Simply put, "Diablo II" is a legalized form of crack cocaine.
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It really is an awesome game that is getting better with age, unlike John Madden, who is heading in the opposite direction.
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Verdict: Kickass.
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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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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    So if you're into combat flight sims and want something a little more in-depth than just jumping into a plane and firing missiles, than you'll probably enjoy "Aerowings 2."
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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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