GameDaily's Scores

  • Games
For 1,233 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 49% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 46% 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 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Lowest review score: 20 Ready 2 Rumble Revolution
Score distribution:
1,233 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DJ Hero is without question Activision's coolest rhythm game. The turntable has its drawbacks (it's a bit small for larger folks), but that soundtrack will give you a new appreciation for music and perhaps satisfy your DJ fantasy. Just don't pass this off as another game with a useless peripheral. It's one of the sweetest, most original games we've played in a long time.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The gameplay works wonderfully, even with the limited PSP control set-up. Executing Kratos' vicious attacks and other special moves are easy and enjoyable to perform. Best of all, it's just fun to play, as long as you don't mind the carnage.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Thanks to the strong attention to detail, the world of Ivalice feels less like a video game and more like an actual place. Not only are the actions and motivations of the various characters believable, but the characters themselves are often quite memorable to boot.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Some attack controls aren't smoothly read, but otherwise, this is a masterpiece you'll want to add to your personal collection.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just as sweet as the original. The new Challenge mode, Battle of the Bands and tweaks to the World Tour mode will keep you playing for months.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    After a lackluster performance from last year, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 excels in every area imaginable. The addition of Woods' personal coach, Hank Haney, introduces a significant new skill improvement system with a series of practice drills and advice.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Yeah, the graphics don't really go too far forward, the online options could've been less strenuous, and the load time could've been cut back. Regardless, there's still far greater good here than we could've ever expected from the game.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    We dare you to find a better baseball video game than Sony's MLB 09: The Show. Instead of resting on its laurels, the company took an already excellent sports game and make it sweeter than the New York Yankees' starting lineup.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With Split/Second, Black Rock Studio has clearly blown the doors off. This is fast-paced racing at its finest, the best of its kind since Burnout 3: Takedown hit the open road years ago. It'll take a lot to top this one.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Online play and additional challengers (Disco Kid is the only new character) would've made this even better, but Punch-Out!! is still a fun and nostalgia driven arcade style boxing game that every Wii owner should play.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An enjoyable cinematic experience complemented by the fast-paced fighting and Tomb Raider-inspired platform jumping.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The inability to pause cutscenes is a bummer, but that's no reason to avoid one of the most unique role-playing titles on the PlayStation 2.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The result is so good that we're declaring it an easy 'Best of' contender for 2009.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    N+
    The multiplayer options are sweet, too, but you'll probably spend more time with the single player game. N+ rocks.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The presentation creates a genuine survival/horror ambience that's hard to shake (without the need for excessive gore) and the gameplay shines (no pun intended).
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The adventure ends sooner than expected (10-12 hours), but it's worth every breathtaking moment. This is one of 2008's best.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Series veterans will recognize the familiar play style of the previous installments and jump right into the story, as a tutorial helps newcomers learn the basics. Because of these changes, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon is the gem of the series and a must play for DS owners.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sony did an excellent job porting two phenomenal games to PS3, and we strongly suggest you replay them in all their glory. Of course, if you never experienced the God of War franchise, you're in for a wonderful treat.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The throttling gameplay, gorgeous presentation and sweet multiplayer options make it a ride you cannot miss.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    We're pleased that this new add-on experience doesn't stray far from the source material. At the same time, there is a certain been-there, done-that feeling, and Johnny's ongoing clashes with biker gang boss Billy are so telegraphed that they fall flat compared to the (by comparison) subtle nuances of Niko's story.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although the game's a brain splattering good time, we still don't understand why Valve refuses to allow users to aim down the sights of a weapon, instead of always shooting from the hip. It gets the job done most of the time, but we feel everyone's accuracy would improve if they could line up their shots.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The retouched graphics shine, thanks to cute animated characters and explosive effects. The gameplay is the real attention getter, however, with addictive combo-building gameplay that works both off and online.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Charming and addictive.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Custom set lists and a new No Fail mode means you can play however and as long as you want. Buy Rock Band 2 and rock through the house.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Twists, such as the ability to play with different attributes thanks to Baby Mario, Baby Princess Peach, Baby DK, and more add variety to an extremely fun adventure. Through 40-plus levels, vibrant graphics and lively environments make things feel fresh and unique.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The voice acting continues the Grand Theft Auto trend of excellence, even with weirder characters like Yusuf. ("I seem to have forgotten my pants.") The dialogue is excellent, even if it is laced with enough slurs and profanity to make a senator cringe.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The 2-D graphics are wonderfully drawn, the soundtrack is epic and the bosses are among the best we've seen. We don't like the boring two-player races and item trading, but overall, this is one of the best Castlevanias to date.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Classic beat-em-up bliss, backed by a wonderful upgrade system, several new characters and weapons (like Alien Hominid bashing people's heads in with a lollipop) and memorable gameplay.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    None of the modes - Arcade, Time Attack, Versus - scream innovation, and confusing anime-style cut scenes had us scratching our heads, but the wealth of hidden content, online play and addictive combat make Street Fighter IV one of 2009's most exciting video games.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Several new modes and weapons add tremendously to the game, including an entertaining new Puzzle mode that really puts wormy minds to work.