Computer Games Online RO's Scores

  • Games
For 447 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 69% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 25% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 79
Highest review score: 97 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Lowest review score: 30 Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 5 out of 447
447 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    It’s a rare thing to come across such an excellent game which offers a steady supply of adrenaline and a brilliant sensation of speed. Especially considering that it’s a port.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    So here’s the perfect recipe for creating an expansion-pack: sprinkle lots of new units, add a large chunk of single-player campaign and place the already excellent mutiplayer mode in the community oven that now makes it even tastier.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    In the end, what we have here is probably the best Total War in terms of concept, but with a launch shadowed by a multitude of technical issues and the fact that it didn’t have a multiplayer campaign.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    TellTalle keeps proving for some time now (even more so in the past three months) that the episodic game format works. Tales of Monkey Island came out more or less on deadline, the content disappointed few people (statistically speaking) and, in my opinion, you can see a clear evolution from one episode to the next.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    Aside from the small bugs and the controversial tech-tree redesign, Twilight of the Arnor delights us with lots and lots of new features, and I believe that even months from now I won’t discover all its secrets.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    With superb graphics and sound, good storyline and an above average AI, F.E.A.R is without a doubt the best first person shooter of the year and probably one of the scariest games ever made, topped only by the likes of "Aliens vs. Predator 2" (another Monolith masterpiece) or "Clive Barker’s Undying."
    • 91 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    A lot of new content clearly tailored based on the community requests.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    A rock solid game, both on a technical and design level (it is advisable however to install the v1.09 patch, which eliminates some video and memory leak problems).
    • 91 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    Though the ending is surprising, in a way, the story isn't the main focus of Batman: Arkham City. Exploring and adventuring come first, you have so much to do that you that the hours just slip by you. Yes, the boss fights are probably too easy, the narrative too short, the framerate goes down on occasion and not all the players will appreciate searching through every nook and cranny to find trophies. But it's all up to you and Arkham City offers a variety that not a lot of new games have nowadays.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The attention to detail is impressive, even if we’re talking about the floating boats in the ethereal realm or just the white dragon bones. And BioWare sprinkled some new enemies into the expansion.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    On the one hand we have the brilliant graphics, excellent physics and devious AI, while on the other we have the disappointing sound department, a few glitches in the AI, the save system that will probably not be to everyone’s liking and the system requirements which can prove too great for some gamers out there.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The 3D graphics is exceptional, the units, the buildings, their animations also and the visual effects are very detailed and very well done for such a game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Playing Myst V was one of the saddest moments in my life. This game is nothing but a prolonged agony. Each puzzle you solve is one more step towards the end. The Myst universe is one of the most beautiful manifestations of human imagination.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    If you’re one of those who don’t get moved by the atmosphere and lyrical construction of the game, know this – it’s without a doubt a very good sequel, and the standard it set will make it very hard for Requiem, the last episode, to live up to the Penumbra name.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Portal is a sum of contradictions: it’s an FPS game with no weapons, no human characters, no complex scenery, but one that uses a simple and incredibly fun concept, with a well thought-of story and accessible to people of all ages (given they have minimal notions of moving the character around with the mouse and keyboard).
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The decision whether to buy it or not is fairly easy to make: Just Cause 2 is a dynamic sandbox game, very gritty and not big on demands, losing some points in the atmosphere and storyline departments, but totally making up for those by aesthetic variation, fiery car chases and grappling hook gymnastics.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Aside from the battle system and the childish battle sounds, Dark Avatar is a complex experience with an excellent replay value, thanks to the multitude of available options and the AI which sports quite a personality.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Through the effort put at all levels of the game, BioWare has proven that it’s trying to transform Dragon Age into a new cult, but also into a new, rich imaginary culture.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Personally, I feel Bad Company 2 is much more satisfying, especially when you’ve got a few friends to cooperate with, or happen to have teammates who understand their classes.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The interface was very simple, it was the same point 'n click system but from what I understood, characters had some problems with their paths. The voices used were just perfect and the ambient sounds used to freeze your heart for a moment.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Aside from that, if you’re in just for a relaxing skirmish or looking to conquer the whole world of Calradia, Mount and Blade is a stable product from early beta with great replay value which offers a level of entertainment that few titles with overinflated budgets fail to provide.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The waypoint / ferry system and the strategic view of the battlefield are three features from Supreme Commander that I will sorely miss in any RTS, including "Company of Heroes."
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although there are some good racing titles on the Xbox 360, Burnout Paradise entertained me the most.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    So despite the odds being stacked against it, Eidos Montreal accomplished the impossible and brought us a Deus Ex in the true sense of the word, probably the best one that we could have hoped for considering the current "requirements" for being commercially successful nowadays.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It has its faults, yes, but Wings of Liberty will certainly be "THE game" for some time to come.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Forza 2 is an exceptional game, realistic, difficult and complex, with features rarely found in other racing titles. It's the type of game which has managed to attract people who otherwise wouldn't have touched a racing sim for the life of them, and showed them the "path". A must buy, for sure.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Frankly, if your pocket allows it, skip the demo version and just buy the game directly - I guarantee you won't regret it.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although you can't say that it's an impressive evolution compared to Assassin's Creed II, Brotherhood is without a doubt a more polished version of its predecessor, and the introduction of a captivating multiplayer has turned it into the best game of the series yet.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The missions are very well linked between them and in the background you thought of a very interesting but somehow sad story.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In its own niche, Orcs Must Die! 2 is king. You may not be inclined towards tower defense games, but in this genre, the three-dimensional approach (your ability to use the walls and ceiling, to place down guardians, forming synergy between traps and character spells), the attractive graphics and the fast-paced gameplay are way above any other similar title.

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