Cincinnati Enquirer's Scores

  • Games
For 327 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 41% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 80
Highest review score: 100 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Lowest review score: 38 Jet Force Gemini
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 4 out of 327
327 game reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A heavenly refreshing virtual toy in which to lose oneself for hours on end.
    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-have for 3-D shooter fanatics.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily the best computer game of the year, The Sims 2 will not disappoint.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a perfect match for music fans and parents looking for a constructive - rather than destructive -game experience.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A refreshingly smart, elegant adventure.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A solid pick - especially for players who enjoy nonstop action - that lives up to the expectations set by the movie on which it's based.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An extremely fun dancing game.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Seven huge, trap-filled worlds and many mini-games.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Because of its tight game-play, depth and dizzying amount of features, Madden is still the one to beat.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A visual treat because of its beautifully rendered indoor and outdoor environments, smoothly animated characters and subtle lighting techniques that contribute to the game's atmosphere.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An ambitious but successful interactive adventure that blurs the lines between motion pictures and video games.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    May very well be the most beloved PC game of the year.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Because of its tight game-play, depth and dizzying amount of features, Madden is still the one to beat.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most intense and realistic boxing simulation ever created thanks to its deep and challenging game play, responsive controls, cutting-edge visuals, and something not enough boxing games have: emotion.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Incredibly deep and gratifying.
    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best console games of the year.
    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There are dozens of hours of gameplay here, with 80 main missions and countless optional side missions such as drag racing for extra cash or carjacking cabs.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily the game's greatest strength is its simplicity — there's no need to "monkey around" with complicated controls or even crack open the manual for that matter.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While at its heart the game is still an arcade-based skateboarding simulation that challenges players to perform tricks for points, the emphasis is less on Tony Hawk and other pro skaters and more on, well, nobodies like us.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A visual treat because of its beautifully rendered indoor and outdoor environments, smoothly animated characters and subtle lighting techniques that contribute to the game's atmosphere.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most intense and realistic boxing simulation ever created thanks to its deep and challenging game play, responsive controls, cutting-edge visuals, and something not enough boxing games have: emotion.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Features a rich and colorful 3-D world to explore, with the best-looking Mario game visuals to date.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you liked "Lord of the Rings," then you'll love Golden Sun: The Lost Age.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A refreshingly smart, elegant adventure.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An exceptional follow-up to the original.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A visual treat because of its beautifully rendered indoor and outdoor environments, smoothly animated characters and subtle lighting techniques that contribute to the game's atmosphere.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most engaging GameCube title for the platform to date.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An ambitious but successful interactive adventure that blurs the lines between motion pictures and video games.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Though hard-core golfers might not appreciate exaggerated plaid pants on cartoon characters and sarcastic golfers, pretty much everyone else will get into the game's taunting, tricks and big hit effects and exaggerated character personalities.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The true letdown, though, is that the master villains can still be supremely frustrating to defeat, requiring several replays and exhaustive bouts of highly patterned attacks.

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