Game Chronicles' Scores

  • Games
For 3,051 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 3.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Guitar Hero: Smash Hits
Lowest review score: 10 Airport Tycoon 2
Score distribution:
3,051 game reviews
    • 49 Metascore
    • 33 Critic Score
    Dead Mage Studios have said they are going to put out an update to fix these issues but for the time being we will just have to make do. Garshasp shows potential but it needs some fixes to make it worth that $19.99. At only three and a half hours of gameplay and with all the constant bugs and glitches, I can't condone the pricing when you are going to be regretting it more and more as you play through.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    Star Trek: Conquest was way too rushed and seems for all practical purposes a quick cash in on the intense popularity of the Wii console at the time this was being made.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    While the developers of Zathura tried hard to make a solid movie-to-game conversion, when it comes down to brass tacks the game just isn't all that good.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 49 Critic Score
    Considering the relatively short gameplay length (the entire storyline can be completed in a single sitting), and the frustrating controls – there’s little reason any seasoned gamer would want to go through all of the trouble.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Everything it offers is either totally standard (the gameplay) or a failed gambit (the 1930s atmosphere).
    • 47 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    While I do appreciate some of the more conceptual features of Ancient Shadow, the control scheme left me frustrated to the point where the game became more a lesson in aggravation than it was the nostalgic hop back to my childhood I was expecting.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The game only takes six hours to beat but yet it costs nearly 60 dollars. I’ll let you do the math.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 25 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Stronghold 3 is a promising game that really could have used another year or two of development time.
    • 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.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 19 Critic Score
    I like the Final Fantasy Tactics games and was initially impressed with the presentation of Spectral Souls, but after the very first battle I was convinced that this game was going to be long and agonizing, and it was.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The whole time I was playing this game I was thinking of ways to destroy it.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    With the limited scope in gameplay, primitive graphics, and repetitive comments from the judges, this is a game best left for the bargain bin, a weekend rental, or perhaps just skip it altogether.
    • 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.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 49 Critic Score
    In summary, I'd say the biggest weakness with 1914 Shells of Fury is the feeling that you have little control over what happens.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 28 Critic Score
    I hate trashing any game, but Gundam was just so confusing, unwieldy, and mentally frustrating, I cannot be kind.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 23 Critic Score
    I would not recommend this game even if you are a very die hard adventure fan as it is does not follow any kind of logical path for solving a mystery nor tells a very good story.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    A decent game. It has several features and modes that I enjoyed. I particularly liked the soundtrack and the sound effects. I did like the Shipyard the most out of the entire game. Sadly the voice acting could have be a LOT better.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    I found the Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi for the Nintendo DS a slightly below average action game that just had too many small problems adding up to a not fun game.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    The game sucks you in with some deceptively clever and cryptic gameplay, but around the two-hour mark you’ll quickly realize you have tapped this game for what little fun it has to offer and there is nothing left.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    It’s games like Football Mogul 2007 that clearly show the differences between the nerds in the high school chess club and the macho football players and why those two groups should never intertwine.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 47 Critic Score
    The sound effects and voice acting (though B-rated in and of itself) add a level of immersion to the game that, without it, would have been an utter failure. Even with them, though, the game only becomes passable.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    f this is the future of the Kinect, then the future is looking bad. Like post-apocalyptic bad. A bowling game could have been a must-buy for the Kinect. If Wii bowling has proven anything, it is that people of all ages and genders love virtual bowling, and pretending to do it can be a total blast. This is not the bowling game that the Kinect deserves, and I would advise waiting until somebody crafts one worthy of the Kinect's impressive abilities.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    This is not a game worth buying for anything other than the amusing oddity of having a Harry Potter-themed cover shooter. It's a short game, but it still doesn't have the variety in environments that a shooter needs to avoid becoming unacceptably repetitive.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 32 Critic Score
    An utterly useless waste of 800 Microsoft Points.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 49 Critic Score
    While this would have been the best Warriors game to date, the frame-rate issue and other technical problems really eliminate it from contention. Hopefully KOEI will patch this game to make it more playable, but with their obvious disregard for their fan-base I doubt it.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 35 Critic Score
    Boring, difficult (due to poor design) and repetitive.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Due to bad camera, bad AI, bad combat, and bad dialogue, this game just isn't much fun to play.
    • 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.

Top Trailers