Frictionless Insight's Scores

  • Games
For 56 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 40% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Half-Life 2
Lowest review score: 40 Journey to the Center of the Earth
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 56
  2. Negative: 1 out of 56
56 game reviews
    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A game that is best experienced rather than described. It's like trying to describe "Blade Runner" or "Minority Report" to someone. You're better off just experiencing it.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Unreal Tournament 2004 is close to a master work, containing tons of new levels, new modes, and a great excuse for upgrading your video card... It's polished to a shine, it plays like a dream, it's gorgeous, and best of all, it is an absolute blast to play.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Pandora Tomorrow isn’t perfect, but it presents a great value – it includes two, top-quality games for the price of one. It’s also an improvement on the already brilliant original game. As such, Pandora Tomorrow deserves no less than the highest rating available.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Total Extreme Warfare perfectly captures the world of professional wrestling, and does a fantastic job of drawing the gamer into it. The ability to completely customize a promotion, plan storylines and develop plots has never been executed even remotely as well in a wrestling game, and those gamers who are even casual wrestling fans would do well to pick up this title – NOW!
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    To call the game simple fun is to ignore Painkiller’s proof that straightforward play in elaborate environments with creative, demonic enemies and a sophisticated sense of style is tremendously entertaining. This is a first-person shooter that can be enjoyed in brief sessions or a protracted weekend of play.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    CoN offers so much enjoyable gameplay between different character combinations, items and difficulty levels that it is an exceptionally worthwhile purchase.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Honestly, the plot isn't bad, it just feels irrelevant, and because of that, shallow. There's only so much sophistication that can be added to a tale in which the forces of Hell emerge beneath a Martian base.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Psi-Ops can be a gruesome toy at times (and one that earned its M-rating), but it is delightful, and much more open-ended than its linear plot might suggest. With your many powers, and an environment full of objects that can be manipulated with Scryer's mind, there is so much to do in Psi-Ops that it's hard to put down.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you’re looking for a game that offers you absolute control over every aspect of your football league, Total Pro Football is just about perfect.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great game to pull out if you have a few friends over, but online multiplayer would have made it worth keeping close to the console, to pop in for regular, online smash-'em-up racing. Even without online multiplayer, it's still worth checking out.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite its simple technical underpinnings, Missing is an unbelievably elegant game. You get an exceptional story that breaks the boundaries between the game and real life, along with impressive sound and art direction.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wade Hixton is simple game, only flawed in that we would have liked to see so much more of it. However, for $20, it's hard to find a game that is as worthwhile as Wade Hixton. This truly is re-mastered classic gaming entertainment.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Takes the Test Drive franchise in a new direction, moving from road races to no-holds-barred, collision-friendly racing and demolition derby-style events.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A long game. You could probably speed through the game in a mere fifty hours, but if you choose to follow all the sub-plots, side quests or indulge in the myriad collectables, you really can fill the more than eighty hours of time that Namco claims this game will take a dedicated player.