CNET Gamecenter's Scores

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For 319 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 6.5 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: 51 out of 319
319 game reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    There isn't much to complain about with Maze Madness, except that the game is short and easy.
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Multiplayer novelties aside, 4x4 offers a solid racing experience, even if the game is hampered a bit by some poorly designed night races and cruddy collision detection.
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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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    • 41 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A textbook-example survival-horror adventure that goes straight for the jugular.
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Tense missions coupled with bug-bashing fun make this one of the better strategy games we've seen this year, though it won't appeal much to gamers who aren't fans of the book or movie.
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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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    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While NBA Live 2001 is very much like the 2000 version, it offers some new extras like the NBA Challenge and new in-the paint moves that will appeal to die-hard ballers.
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The game is perhaps a bit too complex, and the graphics--while functional--do little to pull you into the universe. Nevertheless, this game's a keeper.
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you're a die-hard boxing fan, you'll appreciate the extended Career mode and boxer-specific fighting styles. Unfortunately, you won't appreciate the less-than-optimal frame rate.
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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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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A solid but not super fighter featuring impressive graphics that's perfect for X-Men fans.
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    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Marred by a dodgy interface, "Toy Story 2" nonetheless knows how to flex its might like a championship weightlifter.
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Still contains all the white-knuckle, suspense-filled gameplay that made the PlayStation version so great. Don't go in expecting something extraordinary or new, because you won't find it here.
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Build-a-Mountain mode is a fabulous addition.
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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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    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    As is the case with any good simulation, there are lots of details for the golf fan to tinker with.
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Although Hogs is far from state-of-the-art, it's definitely fun and worth a look if you want something different and smart.
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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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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A surprisingly solid game lies underneath the cute veneer, offering tight control and solid game design.
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A fun game, created around a fantastic concept; however, it's not quite the game fans would have wanted it to be.
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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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    • 84 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite the graphical shortcomings, Star Wars Episode I: Battle for Naboo offers some of the best shooter action on the Nintendo 64, especially now that the system is hurting for good titles.
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A wickedly fun game despite some of its visual shortcomings, offering the right mix of killer BMX gameplay with X-Games attitude.
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Pretty and promising, "F1 World Grand Prix" stands as a good middle ground between arcade and simulation open-wheeled racing.
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Even though the developer left out a training module and the CD duplicator unintentionally omitted the game's audio tracks, "Comanche Versus Hokum" is nevertheless a worthy addition to any flight enthusiast's library of chopper simulations.
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A light and fluffy offering that's just right for kids, albeit a bit too shallow for more mature gamers looking for a challenge.
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A straight-up old-school space shooter dressed to kill.
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