Game Power Australia's Scores

  • Games
For 132 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 9% same as the average critic
  • 35% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 79
Highest review score: 100 Burnout Revenge
Lowest review score: 25 Dragon Ball Z: Taiketsu
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 95 out of 132
  2. Negative: 5 out of 132
132 game reviews
    • 97 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    An absolute masterpiece. It takes gaming to a whole new level, will last you a long time, and is an absolute must for any Nintendo fan, or anyone remotely interested in gaming.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It's true that Valve's sequel isn't as revolutionary as the original was back in 1998, but it's arguably the best first person shooter you've ever played, and that certainly makes it worth your while.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is not just the best survival horror game yet; it's one of the best games of this generation. Every aspect of the game shines.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It's undeniably one of the best games ever developed, it looks fantastic and it's in many ways the very essence of video gaming.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's not just the best Grand Theft Auto to date, it's possibly the best game you'll ever play on PlayStation 2. It's simply that good.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    One of the most impressive tiles to see release ever, and despite aspects of unrealistic handling in some vehicles; the game is near perfect.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It isn't a game that truly pushes the envelope, but it is one of the best shooters we've played in years, and it's one of the most solid multiplayer packages ever released.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The elements of the story are certainly nothing inspiring but chuck in simply awesome graphics, cool dynamics and a cracking good time to be had while killing the bad guys, you've got a game that is a total blast and more fun than is feasibly possible.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    This is an enormous world that will leave you enchanted, occasionally regretting your decisions, sometimes proud and always enthralled.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Put simply, this is one of the best racing games of all time...[and] one of the most fast-paced, visceral racing games you will ever play.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Put simply, this is one of the best racing games of all time.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Almost frustratingly, you'll come across interactive objects that lead nowhere and have been included simply for realism's sake, which really demonstrates the kind of attention to detail that's evident in every facet of this production.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It offers lightning fast gameplay, beautiful graphics, streamlined control and near flawless networking. It's no exaggeration to say that you won't find a more feature-packed, high quality first person shooter on store shelves today.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Forza Motorsport does one thing excellently, lots of things really well and a couple of things comparatively badly. However, that one excellent thing, the racing, is above all what this game is about.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    But its seriously problematic camera control, slightly washed out graphics and occasionally gimmicky gameplay make it hard to say that Super Mario Sunshine lives up to its heritage.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This kind of multiplayer in Sony's family friendly mascot franchise may sound odd, but it's actually a whole lot of fun, and offers the kind of compelling team-based experience that's traditionally not found in console shooters.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Clearly, this isn't another shooter which you'll blow through in an action-packed weekend, it's a game all about discovery and patience.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Ninja Gaiden's greatest strength is its combat system, which gradually evolves as you progress through the game.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A terrific upgrade to what's obviously been a very successful franchise, but if a third evolution is to continue captivating audiences, it needs to take the Sims well outside of their houses and strolling down the streets of Sim City.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    ICO
    It isn’t just a brilliant game, it’s an experience not to be missed.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a true classic, and at $59.95 (AU), it's a steal.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack is brimming with excellent ideas and terrific multiplayer action awaits.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It outguns just about every other console shooter currently on the market.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Burnout devotees will love it but this is a game made for casual gamers. There's no massive skill required, it's a terrific accessible game for anyone.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    As with the incredible "Black," Criterion keep proving they know how to make a game.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It is the best looking, best driving game (even if the racing is pretty ordinary) out there.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An engrossing puzzle game overflowing with uber-cool presentation that is uncharacteristic of the genre.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    This is the best Tekken game you’ll play this side of the PS3, easily surpassing "Tekken 4" and "Tekken Tag Tournament" to claim the title. It’s fast, it’s furious, it’s a pleasure to play and a joy to watch.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It shows what the console can do by looking absolutely gorgeous where some other games have failed miserably to do so.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A lengthy, wholly enjoyable game that, despite being rather easy, will keep young and old entertained for many hours to come.

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