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 The Sims Bustin' Out
Lowest review score: 0 Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 64 out of 443
443 game reviews
    • 59 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    If you like strategy, but don't want something super hardcore (like say "Dynasty Tactics 2"), this is your game. [Nov 2003, p.53]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Since each Turtle has his own fighting style, it doesn't ever get old. [Nov 2003, p.72]
    • 72 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    An immensely cool game that pushes frustration to its boundaries. [Apr 2003, p.51]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The drawing system is brilliant - simple sketches transform with ease into wonderfully animated creatures. [June 2003, p.50]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The collest part of AC2 is the monthly episode update. [Feb 2003, p.49]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    There's also a split-screen two-player mode that makes the game twice as fun. [Dec 2002, p.62]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The real fun began when I grabbed a few friends and switched from the main Air Ride to the Top Ride and City Trial modes. [Nov 2003, p.66]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Frustrating at times. Restarting a level 38 times before you beat it makes it hard to look upon the experience fondly, after all. [Oct 2003, p.57]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The three hours or so it took me to finish were incredibly fun, with not one ounce of tedium or monotony anywhere to be found - a rarity these days. [Jan 2003, p.64]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The cliffhanger ending is mind-bendingly cool. [June 2003, p.51]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    If Ratchet had more personality, this game might've been more fun. [Dec 2002, p.68]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Easily the best college hoops game around. [Feb 2003, p.47]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    It's like "Tomb Raider" with a better fighting engine. [Apr 2003, p.54]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The mechanics of egg rolling, egg bouncing, and egg hatching are so well done and fun to execute that they infuse the whole omelet - er, game - with deliciousness. [Oct 2003, p.50]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    More of what made the original great, while adding welcome new touches. [May 2003, p.43]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Strikes a near perfect balance of fun and realism, and it should be on any baseball fan's must-try list. [May 2003, p.50]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Plays great, but ultimately doesn't compare to "Crimson Skies." [Jan 2004, p.62]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    GTA's still king, but True Crime: Streets of L.A. rocks the spot. [Jan 2004, p.60]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The game doesn't last that long, but you'll be constantly entertained. [June 2002, p.60]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The best of the three THQ wrestling games released this year. [Jan 2004, p.57]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    As a single player game, it's kinda boring. [Jan 2003, p.59]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    It's a fun beat 'em up that perfectly captures the look and feel of the television show. [Sept 2002, p.34]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Forgive me if I wanted more. I still love this series, but I had higher hopes for this sequel. Nonetheless, it's great fun. [Oct 2003, p.58]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    While AoM sports the best single-player campaign in any "Age" game, it's still no award-winner. [Jan 2003, p.66]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    A great online game. [Dec 2002, p.76]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Other than the lackluster practice mode, everything in FIFA 2004 is spot-on.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Easily the coolest "Diablo"-style RPG available on any console, and the fact that it looks almost hotter than it plays is icing on the cake. [Jan 2003, p.58]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Other than the lackluster practice mode, everything in FIFA 2004 is spot-on.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Ever wanted to play an action movie? Here's your chance. [June 2002, p.64]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The coolest addition is the ability to raise more than one monster at once, adding a level of strategy to picking the monster you enter in a particular competition. [Jan 2004, p.60]
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