Gameplanet's Scores

  • Games
For 880 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 51% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Grand Theft Auto IV
Lowest review score: 20 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 49 out of 880
880 game reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ion Assault is one of the most enjoyable Xbox Live Arcade games that you can find. With impressive and completely original particle-based game play, there is never a dull moment. A must have for anybody who owns an Xbox 360.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Developer SCEE Cambridge has struck the finest of balances between determining what the port platform is capable of and what the game is all about – before creating new content to make up the difference.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A nice beginning for what we hope will be regular DLC updates for this great game.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the game retells the campaigns of its namesake in somewhat linear fashion, developers The Creative Assembly have retouched and introduced a number of new gameplay mechanics that create a much more intricate experience than any Total War game to date.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The jump from FIFA 10 to EA 2010 FIFA World Cup might not be a big one, but the refinements presented makes the entire experience worthwhile.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While it’s not really anything new, it provides a chunky stop-gap in lieu of a real new Pokemon title. Playing it, you’ll get the sense that Gamefreak are rehashing the classics to get their crosshairs tuned for the next generation of Pokemon.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It presses all the right buttons to create a fun, varied and emotional side mission.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Worms: Reloaded is a very welcome return to form for Team 17. Reprising the game's classic 2D battlefields, Reloaded pits two customisable platoons of comic worms against one another in hilarious trajectory-based warfare.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In a sea of tepid first-person shooting sequels, Civilization V shines so brightly you won't realise it's already midnight.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Codemasters really deserve a huge amount of credit for making their first outing into F1 territory such a success.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Unfortunately Vanquish is short - about six to seven hours on first play through – and there isn't a swathe of bonus content. That said, this is the only game I have ever completed and immediately restarted, ever.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Together these elements make Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood the most polished experience the series has created to date. It's one that will vindicate fans and hush doubters, even if Ezio's swarthy charms are starting to run as thin as an Italian waiter shamelessly flirting with your date.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rockstar have created one of the most imaginative and cleverly designed DLC packs this year.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Donkey Kong Country Returns could just be the best side-scrolling platformer of this generation.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whether you are a casual player looking for some new levelling experiences, a manic PvPer looking for the next challenge or a PvE progression player, Cataclysm has something for everyone. Like the expansions that preceded it, Cataclysm is growing and evolving.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Without the pro instruments Rock Band 3 is a strong rhythm game but nothing extraordinary. With Pro Mode, and the new Pro instruments this game is a shining light in a genre that had become happy with mediocrity.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    That aside, Dead Space 2 is a fantastic shooter. It's a marked departure in mood and gameplay from the first, but these design choices have paid off enormously. A must for horror or shooter fans.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're looking for a nourishing gaming experience sprinkled with the addictive sea-salt of Pokémania, then these games are for you.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're looking for a nourishing gaming experience sprinkled with the addictive sea-salt of Pokémania, then these games are for you.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shogun 2 is a tour de force, plunging even the most detached and practical of real-time strategy fans into the heady waters of the Shengoku Jidai.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With this release, Supergiant Games has set a new high-water mark for not only for budget-price RPGs, but XBLA games as a whole. Highly recommended.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Since its arcade version dropped, Street Fighter: 3rd Strike has been released in various forms on the Playstation 2, Dreamcast and original Xbox over the years. However, this version is the definitive one, and is nicely priced at 20 bucks too.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best shooter available on console right now, Gears 3 is an experience not to be missed.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Get into the Dark Souls mindset and be prepared for repeated failure in one of the most engrossing gaming experiences available.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For all the minor problems at hand, Forza Motorsport 4 is the most complete car experience available today. Vast in scope, with many new features, it is slickly present and well executed. Other titles will cater to hardcore racing specialities better, but for those looking to race, tweak, tune and participate in a community, this fourth iteration offers more than enough entertainment.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The campaign may be pants, and the co-op may struggle to find a niche, but DICE knows multiplayer – that much is evident. In this regard, Battlefield 3 exceeds expectations.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Uncharted 3 has the ability to elicit high excitement from its players through a tight and polished combination of gameplay styles, and through it's unmatched art direction. It's let down only slightly with a kind of shallowness, and a linear quality unbefitting a game of this quality. But these small niggles aside, Uncharted 3 will have players leaning forward through some of the best action sequences in gaming, and will be a favourite for both long time fans and those new to the series.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Some teething issues aside, Saints Row: The Third offers up an expertly mixed concoction of hilarity and stupidity that's arrived just in time for the silly season.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    By combining the slick 3D polish of modern-era console Mario with the pure and simple challenge of the classic platform era, Nintendo have created a true gem. The frustration one encounters falling off a slick edge for the 14th time is outweighed by the addictiveness of achievement. It's linear, to the point and perfectly tuned for a portable experience.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Catherine is very challenging, even on normal difficulty, and the waking life segments aren't for everybody. It is, however, extremely rewarding to finally make it to that next landing after 30-odd heartbreaking attempts, and the controls are seldom to blame for an errant death. At Catherine's centre is a sharp, cel-shaded look, but the periphery is a soft-focus blur, reflecting Vincent's uncertainty and the slippery nature of his reality.