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 0.8 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
    • 65 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    A solid fun title and you wont be disappointed, but just don’t expect to be wowed.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    It's too short and too flawed to recommend completely, but if you just want a quick, fun game you could do much worse than Tron Evolution.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Aliens vs Predator is a very mixed bag. Whilst the single player is fun and a surprising change to what we'd expect, it just seems a bit lazy.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    For 1200 MS Points, the asking price seems too high for what it is. It's definitely more of an intriguing look rather than an instant classic.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    The multiplayer is the best I’ve seen in an XBOX Live Arcade title.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Supreme Commander 2 is like the simple younger brother of Supreme Commander. It's more accessible to people but, as such, misses out a number of vital points that it's Oxford graduating older brother holds so high.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Fun to pick up and play Easy to learn.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is by no means a total loss and deserves a flutter, just don’t get too carried away especially if you want a nostalgia trip.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    The game doesn’t feel like it was made for the Nintendo Wii as at no point in the game do players require to point the Wii Remote towards the sensor bar.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Overall, Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 shoots but misses the target. The ideas are there but Konami haven’t executed them as well as they could have done.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    A half-decent title.Midway have brought in a few interesting ideas to spice up street basketballand whilst a few of the ideas work, a lot of them let the game down.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    A great attempt at enhancing the movie experience through the medium of video games. Whilst the game’s story mode is fairly short-lived and the lack of additional gameplay is a key factor in the game’s downfall, it is definitely a title that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Overall this a game that somehow manages to avoid the usual join-the-dots approach of other film franchises. Although it never quite lifts itself above a pretty average game, at least it proves along the way that it knew what it was and was happy to laugh both at itself as well as the games industry at large.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Too Human feels unfinished and broken. After 10 years in development, you'd think that maybe it would have a lot less bugs and problems that it actually does. Unfortunately that's not true.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    The single player experience is most definitely a positive one and while the multiplayer is best avoided, the unit as a whole gives little reason for it not to be played.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Star Wars: Battlefront stood ahead in a long list of rubbish Star Wars licenses games, and it seems that this time around Pandemic have fallen on the wrong side of the fence, sitting amongst many poor Lord of the Rings licensed games.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    I really would like to recommend Section 8. It has some pretty neat features which make it stand out from Halo, especially if you are tired of it, but the fact it is mainly an online game with not enough people playing it renders it obsolete.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Only a few games have managed to make a console RTS work. EndWar is not one to add to this pile. It is fun in places and the voice command is a nice addition, but in it's current state it just doesn't seem all that enjoyable.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 66 Critic Score
    Ratchet and Clank Q Force is not a bad game, but it’s not a great one either. If you are a fan of the franchise there is definitely something here for you however you may be under whelmed.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 66 Critic Score
    If you've never played a Superbike game before, Generations isn't a bad place to start. Just don't expect to get sucked into the game as it lacks some oomph and pizazz.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 66 Critic Score
    Unfortunately Capcom have once again spent too much time fixing what didn't need to be fixed and not enough time addressing the real issues of this series. The game is long because it's drawn out or challenging because of a flawed control system rather than displaying these positive attributes through balanced game design. Resident Evil 6 is not a bad game, but it's not a great game either and this is a real shame. Despite this however, it still has many amazing elements that should not be overlooked and at its core is a decent horror experience.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Splatterhouse is a strange one because there will be times when you will be having a ball, ripping limbs from zombie clowns or shoving your hand down a gremlins throat, but at other times the frustration of dying on the side scrolling levels and having to wait ages for the game to load up again is beyond words.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Enjoyable if short lived.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Overall, Disney Pixar’s G-Force is one of the better movie-to-game titles available. The way in which it has been developed and the majority of the game’s many features, make the title stand out in such a crowded genre, despite its faults.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Gravity Crash stands fairly well on its own, however it was a wise move to have gotten off the blocks first before the more refined and far more enjoyable PixelJunk Shooter arrived.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The Midway Arcade Origins pack gives modern gamers the opportunity to play through a fantastic collection of some of the best arcade titles, but for those who are used to playing these games from an arcade cabinet, the nostalgic feel may be dampened by awkward controls.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    You may think this is beginning to sound like a gimped versions of our beloved Trials, and you’d be right. Feeling flat and uninspired, it seems like the folks at Tate Interactive were simply trying to bring a whiff of the Trials gameplay to PlayStation owners. Sadly, what they received was a gutted version that lacks the fundamentals, and fails to add anything new. While it is playable and even enjoyable at times, you will still find yourself asking ‘Why am I not playing Trials?’ But if you don’t own an Xbox, sadly this may be your best bet.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Overall Connect 4 for me isn’t worth the 800MS Points. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed playing it, but if it was priced at 400MS Points I would be telling you to go and rush to buy it, especially if you enjoy playing Connect 4 with the family, but at 800 I just can’t do that.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Overall, Dance Evolution is a great attempt at using the Kinect technology to create a rhythm-action game.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The idea of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is great, the execution is poor and what could have been an excellent game now warrants just a single run-through on the single-player campaign before being sold over eBay. Whilst the actual sniping experience is very realistic and on a harder difficulty very immersive, it’s let down by poor visuals, a short campaign, a bare boned multiplayer and thick enemy AI.

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