DarkStation's Scores

  • Games
For 1,652 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 49% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 45% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 L.A. Noire
Lowest review score: 20 Urban Trial Freestyle
Score distribution:
1,652 game reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Now in its third installment, this FPS franchise continues to impress us with some pretty realistic battles, enhanced online multiplayer and much expanded gameplay.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There is no doubt about it, Warhawk is a great game, and is one of the new reasons to go out and purchase a Playstation 3.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Developers Insomniac takes some lessons from their blockbuster platformers, and weaves their magic into this extremely fun and visually stunning shooter.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In the end, Heavenly Sword is really the first major standout title for the PS3 since its console debut.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In the end, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption may not be the most groundbreaking title of the franchise but it does warrant a fantastic conclusion that I don't think any Wii owner or Metroid fan can afford to miss.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Metal Gear Solid 4 is essentially the best game out there on the PS3, and can easily compete with any other game on any system.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Konami has been spot on, with an engaging storyline and revolutionary new gameplay features.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With all of the praise, it is no wonder that for the second time Forza Motorsports 2 still manages to impress.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is really a game to check out if your a fan of the genre or series as it is by far the best Battlefield game to grace the consoles yet.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Assassin's Creed is an amazing accomplishment by Ubisoft Montreal. Make no mistake, this is a fantastic game, it has so much to offer.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Skate is one of those games that managed to really surprise me this year, especially in a year where there haven't been any big surprises. Skate manages to really come out with all engines firing, and manages to make a great skateboarding game.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fulfill your fantasy of becoming a rock God with this blockbuster sequel. Get ready for more tracks, more bands and the awesome co-op multiplayer mode.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The question is probably being asked, I own the PS2 version of Guitar Hero 2, do I need to upgrade? My answer is simply no.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    SCEA releases arguably the last football game for the PS2, and signs off on a high with this superb combination of exciting gameplay, good visuals and depth.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sony ports their premier MLB franchise to the handheld, and far from being a dumbed down version, this could be the definitive baseball experience rivaling its console counterpart.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There are really two categories of RPG's, the great ones, and the less than favorable ones. Jeanne d'Arc manages to get in the top category, which just shows that Sony really pushed this game to become great, and they succeed in doing that.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fans of God of War are going to eat this game up. It really is the complete package just on a smaller screen.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're a fan of the fast paced racing then WipEout Pulse is a must have for your PSP.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Burnout Paradise is the first great game of 2008. It has all the makings of one of the best the Burnout series has seen, and if improved upon for next year could be the best Burnout yet.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although some will be disappointed with the lack of multiplayer gameplay, to me the gorgeous visuals built around one of the best platforming experiences makes for an all around great experience.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although not a perfect package, Splinter Cell Conviction is a great game that offers a great single player experience as well as a solid cooperative game that all combines into another must have action game.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hands down Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow is one of the best games to ever grace a PSP.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Super Stardust HD takes an old genre and reinvents it in a way that gives us fond memories of past games along with delivering an intense and challenging game.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although maybe not perfect, Killzone 2 has all the right ingredients for what turns out to be one of the best games so far in 2009.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mirrors Edge is an intense and intensely enjoyable experience from top to bottom that manages to capture a very interesting gameplay element and perfect it.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    NHL 08 is by far one of the more impressive NHL titles in the past few years.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're a fan of GTA, then Bully: Scholarship Edition is a game that you should at least check and give a chance, it will surprise you.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In video games there are still times where you're going to be surprised, and I was pleasantly surprised with Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds for the PS3 as it really gives a great arcade golf package.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wipeout HD is a budget priced game that has more than enough content for a full price, and some of the best visuals out there to date.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    MLB 08: The Show is the best baseball game on the market this year, hands down.