Console Monster's Scores

  • Games
For 921 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 59% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Lowest review score: 10 Crash Time 5 - Undercover
Score distribution:
921 game reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Overall Tiger Woods 09 is a fantastic update in the franchise and continues to show that EA Games aren’t just about churning out games year after year, but more about improving them to the highest standard possible.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you’re looking for a huge change in the World War 2 genre that Modern Warfare did for the Modern era, you’re looking in the wrong place, but if you’re looking for one of the most intense and well designed World War 2 First-Person Shooters then look no further comrade, World at War has landed.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the camera is still iffy at times and puzzles not as challenging as I would have expected, the fascinating storyline provides enough twists and turns to keep you engaged.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Anyone looking for a fun, arcade alternative to Madden should look no further, this is it. The gameplay is innovative and fun, the graphics are good for the most part, and the audio is brilliant. Now if you will excuse me, I'm off to break more bones.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bionic Commando is not as amazing as the recently released Braid, but it is up there as one of the best Xbox LIVE Arcade titles available.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even if you have no interest in the UFC, you should really check this game out, because it is just amazing. Congratulations Yukes, knockout in the very first round.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Aside from those small niggles, Batman Arkham Asylum is not only a stellar example of how superhero games can work but also with narrative as a whole.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The scarecrow moments were quite iconic and had me thinking we have another Bioshock on our hands. I can’t imagine a Batman game being any other way.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Those yet to play Portal, this is the perfect opportunity to play possibly one of the sweetest games ever.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It certainly is one of the best action titles to release for a long time.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One word can sum up Flower, and that would be tranquil. The classical interactive score is soothing, and the graphical opulence is breathtaking – there are moments of shear beauty in the striking sunsets.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Take one fantastic engine, add pick up and play gameplay, top it off with a fantastic price and you have a hit - to the point of which EA struggle to handle the demand for. That’s a good sign that you should jump on in.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    You can easily put over 20 hours into Assassin’s Creed 2, the story is intriguing and starting to evolve and gameplay feels solid.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    You can easily put over 20 hours into Assassin’s Creed 2, the story is intriguing and starting to evolve and gameplay feels solid.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    IL-2 builds on existing simulation titles that have been landing onto consoles recently, and is probably the best combat flight simulation title I have played on consoles to date. With its stunning visuals, audio score, well structured campaign and insightful exploits from our WW2 heroes, IL-2 will certainly send any budding fighter jock into a flying frenzy.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Forza 3 is a game that caters for the novice and hardcore players with equal aplomb, providing those with less skill an enjoyable Sunday drive whilst pushing the gear-heads to try even harder.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The amount of polish and replayability Shadow Complex offers had me forgetting I was playing an arcade game. If you are looking for something to continually go back to for bragging rights and exploration fun then Shadow Complex is certainly not a title you should miss out on.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Overall Buzz: Quiz World improves in every way over all editions of the series which makes it the best yet.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    God of War III is an epic game and a splendid conclusion to the series; its battles are fun, its bosses are huge and the task is entertaining. It is a title that all PlayStation 3 owners should own and is one of a number of impressive games recently released on the system.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Limbo is in no way a confusing or colourless waste of time. It's an exciting, part infuriatingly fun, part mind-blowing 2-D puzzle experience, leaving the player to discover everything alone
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a fantastic RPG and after a few hours you'll be slaying demons and enemies like the badass knight in the opening cinematic.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Tomb Raider series has been largely stuck in the same design and play style since the first game was released on the PlayStation One way back in 1996. It was therefore a very brave move to change the appearance to this degree and it's succeeded remarkably well.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you are looking for a high action, blood splattering, combo driven game that you can enjoy alone or with friends, Shank is definitely the game for you.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It may be a gaming classic, but the modern enhancements bring it bang up-to-date with splendid visuals and a fast unforgiving gameplay that shouldn't be missed.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    All-in-all the game is good but it could have been better.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Need for Speed has finally returned to its glory days in the guise of Hot Pursuit. Every element of its design is simply stunning starting from the visual prowess right down to the gameplay mechanics. It's all brain bustingly brilliant, so if you pass on this title you may miss one of the best racing games of the year. Need for Speed is indeed back!
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Vanquish easily takes place as one of my top games of 2010 but then I do love my shooters. For anyone who enjoys running around carefree and blowing robots to bits, this is the perfect game for you and if not then surely you want to slide on your arse all day, right?
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pac-Man Championship Edition DX is as an exhilarating experience as its sibling, and provides enough differences from the previous game to make the aggressively priced 800 MSP title a worthy addition to your XBLA collection - a single go will have you gagging for more.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The appeal doesn't come in the form of the game's sheer accessibility or variety, as attractive as they are, but instead the breadth of content available. Media Molecule saw fit to carry over the vast majority of user generated content from the first Little Big Planet, a decision that extends Little Big Planet 2's replayability beyond that of any other title from day one. With so much bang for your buck, why wait?
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Well, let me put it this way; if you have a PlayStation 3, then without a doubt, you need to experience its single player campaign. If you are not going to touch the multiplayer then given this game's campaign length, as much as I hate to suggest it, then maybe a rental would be your best choice.