GameNow's Scores

  • Games
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 Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Lowest review score: 0 Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 64 out of 443
443 game reviews
    • 79 Metascore
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    Probably the funniest new feature is the obsessed fan, who will pop up if you're not paying enough attention to your other fans... One of the best expansion packs. [Aug 2003, p.39]
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    • 93 Metascore
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    The only possible drawback to Winning Eleven 6 is that you must be knowledgeable about real soccer to succeed. [Apr 2003, p.53]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    One of the best multi-player experiences on this, or any other, system. [Oct 2002, p.36]
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    • 80 Metascore
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    A thoughtful, grand-scale adventure that's not afraid to test your patience. [Dec 2002, p.60]
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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.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Far and away the best sports title to hit the GBA. [Nov 2002, p.68]
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    • 82 Metascore
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    Plays like a direct descendant of "Ocarina of Time;" it's a fun, fast-paced adventure, packed to the brim with interesting puzzles and exciting action sequences. [Nov 2002, p.46]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    The game throws a seemingly endless array of activities at you - all of them fun. [Apr 2003, p.49]
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    • 94 Metascore
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    Even the simple removal of the two-minute timer brings an unrestrained joyous expression to my face. [Jan 2003, p.50]
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    • 80 Metascore
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    Astonishing. [Feb 2003, p.48]
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    • 93 Metascore
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    The graphical style is truly innovative, something I haven't been able to say about a game in a long time - it truly looks like a manga come to life. [Oct 2003, p.47]
    • 73 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A bloody, intense game that almost perfectly captures all of the excitement of the world's premiere fighting sport. [Mar 2003, p.49]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    This baby runs like a dream over the Xbox's cable modem. [July 2003, p.61]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The technical courses can get devilishly demanding. [Sept 2003, p.53]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Transforming robots, stylish graphics and a huge variety of missions make up for the occasional bump in the road. [Nov 2002, p.72]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A cool, easy-to-play space sim that lets you do whatever you want. [May 2003, p.44]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Has more technique than almost any other racing game before it. [Aug 2003, p.33]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    If you've never played this series before, Fusion will have you searching the bargain bins for the original PSone titles. [June 2002, p.62]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    You're really going to have to learn which units to use, when to use them, and how to use them effectively. [Nov 2003, p.64]
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    • 70 Metascore
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    All four games in this collection are almost arcade perfect and run supersmoothly. [May 2003, p.40]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Laugh-out-loud comic quips ("I blame society!" Homer yells when he runs someone over) and endless sight gags round out this very pretty—and ever-so-animated—picture.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It looks plain on the surface, but once you've established yourself in your new town, you won't be able to put the controller down. Not for everyone, but very good. [Oct 2002, p.38]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Bottom line: if you like to have fun, play Rygar. [Jan 2003, p.54]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Imagine that Rainbow Six is "Splinter Cell" injected full of steroids...you get the same stealthy action, but it's pumped up on reality. [June 2003, p.57]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    One of the finest games in the genre. [Jan 2003, p.65]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Truly revolutionary...We wish Kri was longer, but it's great while it lasts. [August 2002, p.36]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Looks remarkably similar to the 32-bit "Mega Man 8," which will make you wonder why all handheld games don't look this good. [Mar 2003, p.54]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Sure, you won't be spending "Final Fantasy X"-calibur time with it, but it's a good way to kill a dozen or so hours. [Sept 2002, p.30]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    You won't find a smoother hockey game. [Oct 2003, p.61]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Despite its brevity and lack of good multiplayer, though, Call of Duty is easily one of the most fun shooters I've played all year. [Jan 2004, p.66]
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