GameNow's Scores

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For 443 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 The Sims: Superstar
Lowest review score: 0 Britney's Dance Beat
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 64 out of 443
443 game reviews
    • 94 Metascore
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    Nearly impossible to put down. [Aug 2003, p.37]
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    • 91 Metascore
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    Simply said: This remake is a horror masterpiece. [June 2002, p.61]
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    • 95 Metascore
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    You simply must find a way to play it. [Jan 2003, p.44]
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    • 89 Metascore
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    Everything about it is totally right: The A.I. is brilliant, the graphics are hot, and the game modes are fresh and original. [June 2003, p.40]
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    • 84 Metascore
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    The Skies experience is bright, poppy, and exciting. [Feb 2003, p.50]
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    • 96 Metascore
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    The most exciting action-adventure title available on any current system... A masterpiece. [A+; Apr 2003, p.41]
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    • 73 Metascore
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    Simply the coolest first-person shooter -- ever. [Dec 2003, p.58]
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    • 82 Metascore
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    For weeks, it's been the only game I've really wanted to play...The play experience is slow-paced, methodical and insanely tense. [Sept 2002, p.28]
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    • 78 Metascore
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    We never would have thought that adding some multiplayer functions to a 23-year-old arcade game would result in one of the most fun and addictive games out there, but Pac-Man Vs. is just that.
    • 85 Metascore
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    The graphics are first rate, and the action is intensely frenetic. Most important, ROTK turns up the LOTR authenticity full blast. [Jan 2004, p.55]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    The most inventive, entertaining action-platform set pieces I've ever seen in a 3D world... One of the best games of 2003. [Nov 2003, p.50]
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    • 84 Metascore
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    Great sequel for the one and only city sim game out there. [A+; Apr 2003, p.45]
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    • 83 Metascore
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    Alone or with a friend, there's no better GBA puzzle game. [Apr 2003, p.43]
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    • 90 Metascore
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    It's amazing how much this game does well on top of its near-perfect controls. [Jan 2004, p.54]
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    • 91 Metascore
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    The writing is sharp enough to make sense of the fact that, at one point, you find yourself fighting ninjas in the middle of a tornado in Akron, Ohio. [Jan 2003, p.67]
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    • 94 Metascore
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    The delicate balance of combat and exploration is done to perfection. [Sept 2003, p.61]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    Packed with so many new features, you might not pop the disc out of your machine for months. [Jan 2003, p.55]
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    • 88 Metascore
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    It feels like a new game, so you'd better start rethinking your strategies, 'cause the old ones ain't gonna work anymore... A must for fans of "Warcraft III." [Sept 2003, p.62]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    More consistently intense than any previous Metroid game. [Jan 2003, p.63]
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    • 91 Metascore
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    You won't be getting an all-new classic here, but you'll be getting a classic nonetheless. [August 2002, p.38]
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    • 90 Metascore
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    The ability to level up the hero and his weapons, RPG style, is a brilliant addition to the franchise's gameplay. [Dec 2003, p.51]
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    • 81 Metascore
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    Even the addition of crazy new Social moves like Break Dance and Booty Tease make interactions with other Sims much more fun than they were in previous titles. [Jan 2003, p.48]
    • 81 Metascore
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    Even the addition of crazy new Social moves like Break Dance and Booty Tease make interactions with other Sims much more fun than they were in previous titles.
    • 82 Metascore
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    No, it's not revolutionary, but there's enough variety that it never feels monotonous or repetitive. [July 2003, p.54]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    This is the kind of game that literally makes you forget you're playing a game, leaving you barely aware of your body and just totally consumed by the action onscreen.
    • 93 Metascore
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    This third game in the snowboarding series features a complete overhaul, dropping the whole race-circuit idea and taking a more open-ended, Grand Theft Auto–like approach to snowboard competition. [Grade = A+]
    • 89 Metascore
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    It's an uncomfortably tense, uncannily realistic stealth game that's arguably better than "Metal Gear Solid 2." [May 2003, p.47]
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    • 81 Metascore
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    License aside, this is the best golf title I've ever played. If you dig the sport and don't have a GameCube, it's time to buy one. [Oct 2003, p.48]
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    • 68 Metascore
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    A masterpiece, plain and simple. From the opening Pearl Harbor sequence, to the rain-soaked midnight raids, to the machine-gun-mounted elephant rides, Rising Sun oozes with jaw-dropping quality at every single turn.
    • 93 Metascore
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    The best looking, most fluid portrayal of football you can find. [A: Sept 2002, p.50]
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