Game Chronicles' Scores

  • Games
For 3,052 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 78% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 18% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 JAZZ: Trump's journey
Lowest review score: 10 Game Tycoon
Score distribution:
3,052 game reviews
    • 52 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    While Boogie seems like a good idea on the surface, it suffers from poorly executed gaming mechanics and too many bells and whistles without much substance.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Although Dr. Knizia has done a good job with his company inventing board games and such this was nothing more than a waste of time.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    I really think there is a market for old school strategy games with modern graphics, but these games still have to emphasize fun over tedium. If you’re going to make a game about great historical warriors and legendary battles, make sure your players can quickly join the thick of the fight.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    And while the FMV movies are definitely worth checking out – if only to laugh at their ridiculousness – it is not worth plunking down $40 for.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    I am sure the game will sell well based on game recognition alone, but as it stands Deadliest Catch nowhere near captures the excitement or intensity of the Discovery Channel series.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    All in all, I probably would have liked Ready 2 Rumble Revolution a whole lot better had the game featured button-based controls. I’m all for reminiscing on the past, but this is one remake that did not benefit from its Wii makeover.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    If you are looking to get an ultraviolent fairy tale fix, you would be better off to use that $30 to download Castle Crashers and buy a DVD of Shrek II.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Short, repetitive, and boring.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    It was a good idea that was sloppily put together, and the result is a repetitive, overly simple game that doesn't have a whole lot to offer.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Rotastic is simply not worth the 800 Microsoft points it'd take you to buy it. With graphics, presentation, and gameplay comparable to a $1 game on a mobile phone, and with some of the most amazing, creative, beautiful games ever to grace the Xbox Live Marketplace available for 1200 points, there's no way this game is possibly worth what they're charging.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    X-Men: Destiny is a budget-priced offering wrapped in a full-priced package. By no means is it worth the $49.99 MSRP – which is a real shame given the excellent source material Silicon Nights had to work with.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    Just too shallow and way too easy to challenge or entertain anyone of any age for any substantial period of time. Fans of the show may want to rent for a day but all others can simply stay away.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    People who just really dig dragons might be able to endure the interface issues, but for most of the rest of us, this one should be passed up for better games.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    A decent enough game for short bouts of zombie slaying, but at its brief length, players may want to wait until it shows up in their local bargain bin, or simply save your money and blow some quarters on a true light gun game.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    America’s Army: True Soldiers is essentially a poor man’s version of Ghost Recon or Vegas, but you can’t tell from the asking price.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 43 Critic Score
    This game shows incredible potential, but anyone besides platforming purists will probably want to call their local exorcist as soon as possible to rid their DS of the vile corruption that is Death Jr.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 43 Critic Score
    If you love giant bugs and the whole saving the damsel in distress and don't mind shoddy graphics, dismal sound, and repetitive gameplay, give it a shot. But you've been warned.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 43 Critic Score
    As a game, the design is weak with no story or motivation leaving only a barebones fighter. When you tack on the extremely poor fighting engine and twitchy graphics the game sinks further into mediocrity.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    I ended up not only not caring for the game, but downright hating it. There is no excuse for developers to put out such an inherently flawed piece of crap. None.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Zoo Tycoon DS is neither a very enjoyable, nor a very intellectual game. Aw heck, it is not even a game – it is a chore. And I do not like chores. If I were going to take care of an animal on my DS, I would rather have it be my Nintendogs. At least they are cute, and play a mean game of Frisbee.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    “X-Men: Legends” did everything Justice League Heroes tried to do and did it so much better. What’s worse is that this game came out well after “Legends” yet showed no effort to improve on their standards or try anything innovative.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Mario Kart boils down to a whole lot of luck and very little skill.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Rather than waste $20 on Chicken Hunter, why not spend the money on a bucket of KFC and spend an evening playing free flash games on your PC – I guarantee you will have a lot more fun.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    They are really scraping the bottom of the barrel now. Is it possible for a game to immediately qualify for Microsoft’s new “delisting” policy?
    • 42 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    I love the concepts, story, and gameplay ideas behind Brave but they just aren’t executed in a fashion that is remotely playable or enjoyable, especially if you have played anything better.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Short unbalanced levels, simplistic gameplay with auto-targeting, and first-generation graphics doom this game to bargain bins everywhere.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Unless you are a huge AND 1 fan, please avoid this game, otherwise find some cheat codes and unlock the movies. They are the only thing worth public consumption.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 41 Critic Score
    Darkest of Days is just another low budget PC title that somehow snuck onto the 360 and will soon be forgotten.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 41 Critic Score
    The Nintendo DS is home to many great games, and its dual screen would seem a perfect fit for an interactive novel. Sadly, Again swings and misses at every opportunity with a poor story, laughable dialogue, clumsy puzzles, and pacing so slow you'll doze off in the middle of a conversation.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 41 Critic Score
    You can have just as much fun watching the show and save your Xbox for a real game.