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 2.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Dragon Age: Origins
Lowest review score: 10 NBA Unrivaled
Score distribution:
4560 game reviews
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it's a bit pricey for what it offers, Backbreaker Vengeance is football at its most enjoyable, basic level. If you're a football fan who can accept this game for what it is as opposed to what it's not, you're sure to have fun with it.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    I would never recommend Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 to a non-fan, simply because the gameplay is nowhere good enough to overcome the lack of interest in the toy box. But for the rest of us, we'll take a half-decent English language Gundam title wherever we can get it.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    I would never recommend Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 to a non-fan, simply because the gameplay is nowhere good enough to overcome the lack of interest in the toy box. But for the rest of us, we'll take a half-decent English language Gundam title wherever we can get it.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Puzzle Dimension feels like the old fashioned cousin of Ilomilo, a similarly Swedish spatial puzzler. Its charming retro aesthetic and upbeat chiptune soundtrack give it a nostalgic vibe, while its absence of story and punishing difficulty recall the puzzle games of yesteryear. It's not going to convert non-fans of the genre and its score system is negligible for all but the most die-hard fans, but the actual puzzle design is fiendishly clever, and plentiful to boot.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    For less than a dollar, Berzerk Ball is extremely full-featured for a homerun hitter. That said, if you hate extra features and you just want the hitting fun, there's also a free version.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you were disenfranchised by the first Galaga Legions, definitely give DX a try. What was once a questionable reboot of Galaga is now one of the franchise's best installments. And if you liked it before, you're sure to love it now.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bazzle is a bargain at $0.99. This game is an original work of art with plenty of challenge and dozens of expertly designed levels. Hopefully an update or a sequel will extend the Bazzle forest even further with additional levels and more surprises.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Half-Minute Hero may be "JRPG-lite," but even if you're not a fan of the genre there's plenty of great gameplay to be had. A clever game with plenty of humor and personality, Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax is certainly worth your time.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The question isn't if it's worth your time. It clearly is. The real question is if -- for only ten dollars -- you're ready to spend every free second you have in front of your computer, dominated by Critical Mass. It might be a blasphemous comparison, but this is an obsession of mine that's nearing Tetris proportions.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is a beautiful puzzle game with loads of challenge and plenty of variety. Each level will force you to think differently and develop new tactics solve them.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The third episode of the adventure series based on the Back to the Future movies delivers an entertaining story, but not necessarily an entertaining game.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The combination of a mostly-uninteresting puzzle mechanic, and many missed opportunities make what could have been a great game, a good one.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The combination of a mostly-uninteresting puzzle mechanic, and many missed opportunities make what could have been a great game, a good one.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The Mercenaries 3D had the potential to be an awesome expansion to Resident Evil's popular survival mode. But due to a severe lack of new content, it's not worth $40, and it almost certainly won't hold your attention once you complete the all-too-brief missions.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A fun title that offers a unique and fun single-player experience, Alien Zombie Mega Death is a certainly worth your hard earned money. Don't let those space babies go it alone.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Episode 3 does a marvelous job of deftly folding its story into the next episode, but struggles to sustain the cinematic quality of its adventure gaming outside the Marty/Doc Brown duo. In the context of the series, it works beautifully, but by itself, less so.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Much like its Kefling cousins, the Akimi provide a cute, safe environment for gamers to build a truly unique world. If you're looking for a break from the usual gaming fare, the peaceful Akimi Village makes for a great diversion.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For a goofy little action game Evil Dead isn't terrible. The juxtaposition of the art style and the gore (which you have to wipe off the screen with your finger) is fun, though once you're done with story mode, there's not much else to do. Some additional game modes might go a long way in making this a more rounded-out experience.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Given a few caveats, Great Little War Game fills the void once filled by Advance Wars, and that's honestly one of the biggest compliments I could pay it.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Between sloppy design (only a few encounters with spirits and skeletons keep the in-between interesting), a lackluster boss encounter and utterly no resolution as to the game's fantastically out-of-left-field post-credit sequence, Resurrection isn't worth its $10 asking price -- and with the rest of the game as good as it is, average just doesn't cut it.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Between sloppy design (only a few encounters with spirits and skeletons keep the in-between interesting), a lackluster boss encounter and utterly no resolution as to the game's fantastically out-of-left-field post-credit sequence, Resurrection isn't worth its $10 asking price -- and with the rest of the game as good as it is, average just doesn't cut it.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    But Jamestown doesn't get bogged down in its devotion to the classics of the genre, nor does it try to attract a certain crowd with its art style (yes, I'm talking about Deathsmiles and its ilk). It instead focuses on giving you as many ways to grit your teeth as possible, and doing so with a solid shooting base. It's easy to fuss about the missed potential of playing the game online (a genuine problem), but what you get here is plenty. It's also a decent excuse to get that group together, provided your friends are as crazy as you are.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The Galaga collection is a special kind of questionable. The question is if you're so into Galaga that you'd be willing to pay for and play up to four variations on the game that all look homogenous. Just don't forget that for $2.99 you can get the earlier Galaga Remix, which gives you two full games for the price of one, and is just as much a celebration of Galaga.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Graphic adventures have a fairly set audience, and if you haven't liked other games that force you to scan a screen, pixel-hunting for clues, then Red Johnson is nowhere near different enough to change your mind. But fans of the old-school definitely won't find another game like this on PSN.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Greg Hastings Paintball 2 is made for a very specific clientele. But because the video game lacks the excitement of the real thing, it does little to expand interest for the sport outside of its core demographic. If you're someone who owns your own gear and is really into paintball, you'll appreciate having a game dedicated to your sport. Everyone else, however, should save their $20 for something else.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    DS3 is an ambitious game, to be sure, and it brings a lot of nifty innovations to the action-RPG genre. In fact, it brings too darn many -- that is, it bites off more than its control system, or the average player, can chew.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    DS3 is an ambitious game, to be sure, and it brings a lot of nifty innovations to the action-RPG genre. In fact, it brings too darn many -- that is, it bites off more than its control system, or the average player, can chew.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Might be smartest to buy while the price is still cheap, and then hold off on playing until it's patched for steady play sessions.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I'd recommend it in an instant to fans of the developer's past works, and just as fast to those looking for a fresh, fun shooter with a penchant for the eccentric.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I'd recommend it in an instant to fans of the developer's past works, and just as fast to those looking for a fresh, fun shooter with a penchant for the eccentric.

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