CNET Gamecenter's Scores

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For 324 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 32% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 63% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 SoulCalibur
Lowest review score: 10 HBO Boxing
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 52 out of 324
324 game reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The gameplay is what's key. Banjo-Tooie offers one of the best platforming experiences on the Nintendo 64.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the best racing game on the Nintendo 64. Period.
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Stunning, optimized graphics; immersive, rich sound; refined, complex, and deep gameplay; and a mature, gripping plot make it a game that you won't want to miss.
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the best action game on the Nintendo 64 and a great follow-up to "GoldenEye."
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily the best in the series and one of the best first-person shooters on the system.
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Lifelike tennis action with whimsical Mario Bros.-style flair that's insanely addictive and provides more fun than you could possibly imagine.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The great combat system and engaging story truly make the game a gem, not only on the Dreamcast but in the RPG genre as a whole.
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A visually gorgeous game that combines awesome graphics, fresh gameplay, irresistible music, and incredible design in a polished package that is a true original.
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A graphical and technological marvel that offers slick graphics, smooth online play, and groundbreaking communication features. You owe it to yourself to experience it.
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The brilliant thing is that with everything happening on screen with four players, the action still remains fluid at 60 frames per second.
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A truly new gameplaying experience that is worth checking out.
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thoroughly entertaining and addictive tennis title that also doubles as a poster child for high-res Dreamcast graphics.
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most faithful representation of GT and Prototype sports car racing on the market.
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A supremely well-crafted port of the popular coin-op racer that sets a lofty new standard for fidelity and realism in console driving games.
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring improved graphics and tighter control, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is all but assured legendary status.
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It may be a "Gran Turismo" clone, but it's still as stunning and immersive a driving experience as you're ever going to find on the Dreamcast
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Without a doubt, the best PC-to-console port ever seen.
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It is, without a doubt, the best basketball game on any console.
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While NFL 2K1's gameplay and presentation are stellar, it's the advent of network play that will really set the game apart from anything else on the market.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    EA Sports delivers its strongest installment yet in the PC's best motorcycle racing series.
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    "MDK2" is a fine sequel to one of the silliest action fests ever.
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Introduces many new and interesting elements into the sometimes stale RTS genre; although it has a moderate learning curve, fans of the genre will want to pick this one up.
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it would've been nice to re-create some of the truly significant aerial engagements of the war, such as the Battle of Midway and the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot, Combat Flight Simulator 2 is nevertheless an excellent game.
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A vivid and compelling portrayal of feudal warfare in the age of the samurai.
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At this price and with these features, "Microsoft Golf 2001 Edition" cannot be ignored.
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The levels are well designed, and the game's weapons are damn cool and pack a real punch.
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Maxis packs in just enough to make this a must-have for fans and newcomers alike.
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This game not only has everything that an add-on pack should have -- fresh units, a new campaign, and new multiplayer maps and modes -- but it has one thing that most don't: a goose-egg price tag.
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Combining slick graphics, fast-as-hell gameplay, and an incredibly deep set of features and options, TimeSplitters has what it takes to make the PS2 a premier platform for shoot-'em-up multiplayer action.
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There are instances where players phase through each other as they return to their respective huddles after a play. While they certainly don't ruin the game, these little inconsistencies must be noted.
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