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
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Its combination of colorful, accurate cartoon-themed graphics and tight gameplay will have you hootin' and hollerin' all winter long.
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The focal points of the game, the fish, are simply stunning. With fluid animations; bright, clear textures; and a nice reflective sheen, they're very convincing virtual fish.
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    By delivering awesome graphics and intense, fright-filled gameplay, RE2 makes for a scary romp you won't want to miss.
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Along with the sharp graphics, RE3 features outstanding sound and music.
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While weaker in the graphics department than its predecessor, this game still delivers punch.
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Improved graphics and new modes and characters are combined with solid gameplay that's been tweaked for the better to make for a dependable and entertaining sequel.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Showcasing incredible gameplay, fabulous animations and an unthinkable amount of playable characters, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 shows us why it's a good time to be a Dreamcast owner.
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite its graphical and play control shortcomings, Wizards & Warriors is a good dungeon romp that stands shoulder to shoulder with those RPG classics of yore.
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good example of how to do a modern-day remake--the new additions to the gameplay nicely complement the old, and the tried-and-true original formula comes through intact.
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Part of you will want to see where the story goes, even as another part will want to go back into the dark to suck blood and kill the wicked, and that mix will keep you plowing onward.
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A better-than-average RTS game with some compelling elements, marred by multiplayer game balance issues and a sometimes dull single-player game.
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It still feels like a "Civilization II" knockoff at times, rather than its own game. As such, it should pacify fans until "Civ III" comes out.
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, the experience isn't very exciting -- although the table variations may may spice up the game, they only add novelty value.
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A must for fans of arcade-style dogfighting -- provided they learn their way around the bugs and download a critical patch.
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you have the patience to endure the somewhat slow opening and outdated graphics, you will be rewarded with an intriguing gaming experience.
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A straight-up old-school space shooter dressed to kill.
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Limited single-player capabilities; clunky interface; online registration costs $10; acquiring additional playing pieces can become an expensive proposition, especially for younger players.
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A grand illustration of a space shooter/space sim hybrid, yet is incessantly hindered by inherent shortcomings and idiosyncrasies.
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Even though Silent Scope for the PS2 doesn't offer a gun peripheral like the arcade version (can we stress that enough?), it's still an exceptionally fun game that warrants attention.
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite the fact that the control interface will do a number on your fingers and forearms, this game gets a gold medal for capturing the Olympic action with its combination of frenetic gameplay and excellent graphics.
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An interesting take on the classic game and a must-have for fans of the original.
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An entertaining golfing exercise with several unique features and the most intriguing lineup of single- and multiplayer game modes in the business. But it also feels rough and incomplete in its current state.
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Aside from lacking an overall slick visual polish, NASCAR 2001 is everything racing fanatics could want, thanks to its huge list of licensed drivers, cars, and tracks, and its intense gameplay.
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Rustin Parr captures the spirit of the movie and makes for a compelling adventure game.
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Competent in all regards yet spectacular in none, it's a pleasantly surprising title worthy of attention from fans of the genre.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    This expansion's additions prove that more is indeed better, but the balancing issues are troubling.
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For those unfamiliar with the title, this is a chance to check out one of the better console games ever made, warts and all.
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Oni
    Definitely more interesting than most third-person action games, though it's hindered by a variety of interface problems.
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A comprehensive and versatile stock car title that should appeal to all levels of PC drivers.
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite its flaws and little imperfections, it still manages to deliver a fun gaming experience...though we can't help but feel that it's missing something...(multiplayer).
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