GameNow's Scores

  • Games
For 446 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 0.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus
Lowest review score: 0 Batman: Dark Tomorrow
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 64 out of 446
446 game reviews
    • 97 Metascore
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    It doesn't matter if you've never played a Metroid game before - Prime will kick your ass and unrelentingly own you. [A+; Jan 2003, p.62]
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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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    • 95 Metascore
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    You simply must find a way to play it. [Jan 2003, p.44]
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    • 95 Metascore
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    The puzzles are still clever, the dungeons are still brilliantly laid out, the control is spot-on, and the graphics still look sweet. [Jan 2003, p.64]
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    • 95 Metascore
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    The most well-rounded, option-rich football game in history. [A+: Sept 2002, p.51]
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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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    • 94 Metascore
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    Nearly impossible to put down. [Aug 2003, p.37]
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    • 94 Metascore
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    Without question, the year's best football game...again. [Oct 2003, p.61]
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    • 94 Metascore
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    Pretty much perfect... The whole thing is designed to make you want to play more. [Grade = A+; Nov 2003, p.68]
    • 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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    • 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+]
    • 93 Metascore
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    The reason why you bought an Xbox. It's dark, it's loaded with depth, and it's absolutely gorgeous. [Jan 2003, p.56]
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    • 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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    • 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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    • 93 Metascore
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    SCII is a rare thing. It has expertly designed fighting mechanics, a gorgeous graphical presentation, and a magnitude of features and play modes... The fighting still feels perfect. [Grade = A+ ; Sept 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]
    • 93 Metascore
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    A brilliant fighting game, perhaps second only to "Soul Calibur II." [Sept 2003, p.53]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    SCII is a rare thing. It has expertly designed fighting mechanics, a gorgeous graphical presentation, and a magnitude of features and play modes... The fighting still feels perfect. [Grade = A+; Sept 2003, p.48]
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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.
    • 92 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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    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
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    The variety this setup offers is unprecedented. [August 2002, p.50]
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    • 92 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.
    • 92 Metascore
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    The most well-rounded, option-rich football game in history. [A+: Sept 2002, p.51]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    The most well-rounded, option-rich football game in history. [A+: Sept 2002, p.51]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    If you don't enjoy Mario Sunshine, your GameCube should be taken away. [Oct 2002, p.70 - A+]
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    • 92 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.
    • 92 Metascore
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    SCII is a rare thing. It has expertly designed fighting mechanics, a gorgeous graphical presentation, and a magnitude of features and play modes... The fighting still feels perfect. [Grade = A+ ; Sept 2003, p.48]
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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.
    • 92 Metascore
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    More consistently intense than any previous Metroid game. [Jan 2003, p.63]
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