GamePro's Scores

  • Games
For 4,560 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 61% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 35% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Burnout 3: Takedown
Lowest review score: 10 NBA Unrivaled
Score distribution:
4,560 game reviews
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Burnout Paradise offers one of the most intense racing experiences around. It won't wow you with a high degree of realism like Gran Turismo will but for pure racing action, it is one of the best titles ever produced.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Kudos to EA Sports for not being afraid to juice the complexity factor of an already complex game. Rookies will have to pay their dues, but veterans get treated to a brand-new challenge. [Sept 2005, p.82]
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Whether you're looking for a solo diversion or online camaraderie, personal expression, or community inclusion, there's just no good reason whatsoever not to dive in and explore the many wild worlds of LittleBigPlanet 2.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The first-rate gunnin’ action takes precedence over everything else in the game. This is one crisis that all pistol enthusiasts should make time for.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's a brilliantly bizarre, insanely fun 3D-platformer extraordinaire, and a wonderfully ironic swan song for the N64.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Regardless of whether you played it already or are new to the series, you owe it to yourself to check out this amazing title. [Dec 2008, p.97]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Excellent control scheme with key tweaks makes the gameplay versatile and very fun.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Totally revamped from the ground up, and it shows. Great graphics and the best gameplay the series has seen in years.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A brilliant, dazzling wonder, no matter how you feel about Link's new pants... If this game doesn't make you happy, then it's impossible for you to be happy. [Apr 2003, p.94]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The bar for music games has been irrefutably raised. Like magic, gamers can now be transformed into musicians... provided they don't run screaming for the hills at the first sight of a barre chord.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Complete with giant bosses, exciting gameplay, days of exploration, and an involving narrative, this is the best Castlevania game in years. More importantly, it’s Castlevania in 3D but done right.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Not only the proverbial sequel-better-than-its-original, but it’s also deep, challenging, and intelligent on a level that action games usually don’t reach.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    With its innovative Geo-Mod technology that allows players to blast away the environments as well as enemies, and an awesome (and lengthy) storyline, this game packs in plenty of thrills.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An ungodly huge, ambitious, daunting, free time–consuming vortex of RPG goodness.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Hilarious, perfectly paced, and just the right amount of difficulty. Very few puzzles are total stumpers.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    On the field is where Madden is money. All the player models have received another megadose of polygons. The PS2 looks even better than last year's version, but the Xbox and the GameCube really shine.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It took a long time for Killzone 2 to finally come out, but after diving head first into the game, there's no doubt in my mind that it lives up to the hype and is a must-play for FPS fans. [Mar 2009, p.70]
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    But the best of all may be Advanced Wanted mode, which ditches many of the indicators and forces you to rely almost entirely on your observation skills to detect your targets. It's super tough, but incredibly rewarding.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    No review can truly capture the magnificence of God of War II. There are memorable moments galore, the kind that you'll try in vain to describe to your friends but words can't fully do justice to this game.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It does, at times, go beyond expectations to give gamers a true masterpiece.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    As much as I liked the single-player, even I have to admit that the multiplayer is where the real action is, and its new additions should (hopefully) help counterbalance some (but probably not all) of the dissension that will arise from the n00b friendly changes I noted.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Displays great imagination and attention to detail that is at once challenging, innovative, and fun. It accomplishes the task of re-creating the venerable beat-em-up genre with honor. [Mar 2004, p.62]
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I seriously cannot think of a single flaw in CoD4, and trust me, I looked for them. From the amazing graphics to the intense and compelling single-player campaign to the feature loaded and addictive multiplayer, this game has it all.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    To the Moon is a rare treat in this current crop of game releases. It doesn't break new ground with its storytelling, and it won't drop jaws with its unfolding action, but that's exactly what makes it a different kind of game. It calls for a moment of your time, and your undivided attention. It involves a lot of reading and a very little strategy. It explores a human concept -- the dying wish -- and invites you to come along. It's simple, poignant, and full of heart.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The true wonder of the game isn’t in normal mapping or Havok physics, but rather in the low-tech ways in which the game turns skulking in the dark into tons of fun. There’s still room in this business for loving craftsmanship and intelligent design, and Deadly Shadows has both.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Sacrifice weaves together an intricate story, addictive gameplay, and drop-dead gorgeous graphics.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Alpha 3 truly excels with its plethora of extra play-modes.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Practice makes perfect, and Wipeout makes you scream. [The control] takes some time, but you'll be able to corner hairpins faster than a debutante on prom night.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Totally revamped from the ground up, and it shows. Great graphics and the best gameplay the series has seen in years.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It isn't the best open-world game out there, but it does a sublime job of capturing what it feels like to be the head of a virtual crime family. [Apr 2009, p.81]