Gamer Limit's Scores

  • Games
For 642 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 57% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 39% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Guacamelee!
Lowest review score: 20 Kung Fu Rider
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 35 out of 642
642 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars is incredible - no joke. But, the message needs to be made clear: needing to unlock playable characters is bad. Bad online lobbies are bad. Input delay is bad. If anything keeps TvC from making waves, it'll be these key issues.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Highly recommended for those with other puzzle-game fans on their friend lists. Takes some successful and welcome risks by adding light real-time strategy elements into the puzzle genre, but its ultimately hamstrung by a niche-sized user base.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Skate 3 manages to remain the skateboarding game to beat but ultimately lacks the evolution and balanced, challenging experience that gamers expect from a third installment in the series.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Sands of Destruction looks good, and sounds good. But the story premise collapses under its own weight, and it may very well be the easiest RPG I have ever played in my life. It's an entertaining diversion as long as you understand that you won't be challenged at all.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Fable III is a good game; its new ideas can't really elevate it to greatness but it's fun, well-written, and creative
    • 86 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    To be clear, this is not a classic Devil May Cry game. Combat is not nuanced down to exact tenths of a second, you aren't going to ponder over which ability based unlockables to buy, and there isn't a whole lot of thinking going on in general.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Nine times out of ten, fast action, depth of strategy and crisp graphics are enough to look past all the flaws that crop up throughout DoA. It makes for an ultimately positive experience to war against AI and, when you can, a friend. Sure, there are moments when the game herp derps (the voice acting definitely sounds like they were partaking in major derp), but when all the ugly is held up next to all the beauty, DoA's beauty wins out in spades.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    All in all, Dead Island doesn't do anything new as far as the first person RPG is concerned. If you've played Borderlands or Fallout, you have seen it before. This is not to say that there's anything wrong. It's still vastly immersive, just not essentially unique gameplay wise.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Skate 3 manages to remain the skateboarding game to beat but ultimately lacks the evolution and balanced, challenging experience that gamers expect from a third installment in the series.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Way of the Samurai 3 suffers some of the same problems as it's predecessors, and ultimately is a niche game that the general market won't enjoy. For those that do decide to take the plunge, however, you'll find a deeply rewarding story based experience.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Reefer Madness might not be the most exciting DLC case, but it's a pretty solid way to go out, featuring one of the best duos in recent video game history. Hopefully, we'll see more DLC in the future, but if this is the last bit of content, at least Team Bondi went out on a good note.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    While the gameplay is basic, Sam and Max: Beyond Time and Space is a witty, and entertaining ride. However, if adventure games aren't your cup of tea, then this title isn't really for you.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Reefer Madness might not be the most exciting DLC case, but it's a pretty solid way to go out, featuring one of the best duos in recent video game history. Hopefully, we'll see more DLC in the future, but if this is the last bit of content, at least Team Bondi went out on a good note.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Monday Night Combat's frenetic pace makes it a lot of fun to play, especially with friends, but there's no denying the multiple aspects of the game that have room for improvement.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    ARMA2 succeeds in creating an impressive simulation, but fails in creating an accessible game.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Featuring an incredible value for your hard earned money, Polar Panic is a fun puzzler that is best played in small doses.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The game won't wow anyone, but if you like arcade style racing games along the lines of Blur with planes–I mean, come on they're planes!–you'll enjoy SkyDrift. It's only a lack of more content that holds it back from being even better.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Explodemon! is a must own for old-school platforming fans, but anyone else should do a bit of research for they drop their hard earned cash on it.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Yakuza 4 still looks and plays great, but it's a little too similar to its predecessor to stand on its own as well as Yakuza 3.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    New Leaf could have stood to use a few actual new mechanics, as the mayoral system is not as deep as it sounds on paper, but the Animal Crossing experience is faithfully preserved. Playing with local friends and streetpassing together and comparing towns will help increase your enjoyment tenfold, but if you’re flying solo this time around, New Leaf is probably best for hardcore fans and newcomers — not for most gamers who are in-between.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    ODST is an excellent in everything that it does; it just doesn't do enough. It feels more like an expansion than a full title.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    As a band tribute, Green Day: Rock Band falls considerably short of The Beatles: Rock Band's lofty ambition and execution, but hardcore fans of the band are safely catered for by its mammoth bulk of musical content spanning Green Day's most notable hits.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 73 Critic Score
    Even if you've never played the card game before, then this is your best bet at an introduction. If your a prior enthusiast; you will love this game.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 72 Critic Score
    The gameplay will really make you ponder your next set of moves, but it is very challenging and probably only appeal to the most fervent of strategy fans.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Although hardcore professional players may scoff at the general lack of skill in public games, most of you will enjoy the experience, and the fact that the developers were able to actually create a solid MOBA experience on a console should be commended.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    There really isn't a whole lot to Diabolical Pitch - it's over in a few hours, and every level functionally feels the same. Your mileage may vary, but personally, I had a ton of fun with it. While it doesn't have nearly as much charm as the typical Grasshopper game, it is still enough to scratch that Kinect itch that's been raw since Gunstringer.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Zombie Shooter 2 is a great little filler for a weekend or day off work, at a very affordable price. Diablo-lite for the zombie generation.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While Dragon Age II doesn't quite measure up to it's predecessor, the streamlined approach was a solid effort - if Bioware can somehow marry the best parts of Origins and Dragon Age II, it will produce one of the best RPGs the world has ever seen.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While Dragon Age II doesn't quite measure up to it's predecessor, the streamlined approach was a solid effort - if Bioware can somehow marry the best parts of Origins and Dragon Age II, it will produce one of the best RPGs the world has ever seen.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Gran Turismo is fun to take out for a test drive, but for the long haul it lacks the depth that players have come to expect.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Scribblenauts' amazing amount of content is only let down by the techology that powers it.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    3D Dot Game Heroes is fun for a while, but its nostalgia factor wears off too soon, and gamers are left with a title that is more fun to look at than it is to play.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    You use solid motion controls to control projectiles that wreck castles. It's basically Angry Birds on Kinect: it just works much better than anyone could have anticipated, given the Kinect's pedigree so far.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    G-Force is a jet pack enthusiasts dream and a solid action game that's worth a rental. Just don't expect much to do after completion.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It has to be said that Trendy Entertainment had sought to build a co-op focused game early on, and they achieved their goal, even though the final product has one super buff arm and one mediocre arm.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It has to be said that Trendy Entertainment had sought to build a co-op focused game early on, and they achieved their goal, even though the final product has one super buff arm and one mediocre arm.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Colors is a definite improvement on Sonic Unleashed. By no means is Colors the 3D Sonic you've been waiting for, but if you can get through all the frustration, there is a lot of fun to be had in this package.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey looks and feels like an authentic piece of Waldo merchandise; not throwaway shovelware. Fans of the book series will definately want to have a go at it, but everyone else should steer clear due to the title's short length.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For $10, it's difficult to complain with what is on offer with EIC:P, but the unexcusable issues regarding performance make this a cautionary purchase.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Where RE6 truly shines is in the game mechanics and ancillary modes. Mercs is back and better than ever. When married with all of the new mechanics (quick-shotting, rolling, aiming while laying down, and more), Mercs becomes a much more action oriented experience, which enhances the enjoyment of it tenfold.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    At this point, before buying the third map pack, you should ask yourself how much Black Ops you're really going to play before Modern Warfare 3 comes out. While Anihilation has it's strong points, ultimately it's the least exciting of the three, and one casual fans can stand to miss out on.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Zero Gear brings a tried and true kart mechanic to the PC, which can be extremely fun in short bursts. However, spotty controls and a lack of variety in weaponry and environments can quickly turn a session of Zero Gear into repetitive play that only die-hard kart racing fans would find enjoyable.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    At this point, before buying the third map pack, you should ask yourself how much Black Ops you're really going to play before Modern Warfare 3 comes out. While Anihilation has it's strong points, ultimately it's the least exciting of the three, and one casual fans can stand to miss out on.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    All in all, Desperate Escape is a pretty fun experience, but brings nothing new to the table. Gamers who were turned off by Resident Evil 5’s excessive use of force won’t find anything to sway them here, but action fans will love it all the same.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A big improvement on the last episode, Muzzled! is a worthwhile purchase for both adventure aficionados and fans of the cheese-loving duo.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Treasure World takes a grand concept and turns it into a reality, despite the fact that it's not really so much a game as it is an activity.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    King's Bounty: The Armored Princess is a great game if you fall into its target demographic. Those looking for something more than a single-player strategy/RPG hybrid should look elsewhere.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    At the end of the day, Grubbins on Ice is three more hours of everything that made Costume Quest fun.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines has all the makings for a great continuation of Altair's story, but it's fraught with presentation and gameplay problems that keep it from becoming a truly fantastic experience.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    At the end of the day, Grubbins on Ice is three more hours of everything that made Costume Quest fun.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's a shaky start to Team 17's episodic content. There is an ample offering of explosions and aliens, but the fun starts to fade long before the credits roll.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you’ve been jonesing for a JRPG, and enjoy easy to pick up yet deep combat systems, Black Rock Shooter may be your huckleberry.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you can look past the sometimes game-killing bugs, there is a good puzzler here. For the rest it is sadly not worth the effort.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Tekken has never been a series for everyone. But for those with a penchant for challenging fighters, as well as a decent TV and online setup, Tekken 6 has the potential to become your ideal multiplayer game.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While much of the time you’ll wonder how you managed to progress to the next level based on the complexity of the game, many will ultimately find the game to be very thorough and addictive.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Stick it to the Man is a really weird game, and that’s part of the reason why I enjoyed it for what it was. It’s like watching a particularly dark episode of Duckman or Rocko’s Modern Life, and while it may not be as classic as the subject material, it’s still definitely worthy of the same conversation. I kind of just wished it knew what it really wanted to be.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ultimately, while Dead Money is a pretty fun affair, it doesn't really have the "wow" factor a few of the DLC packs did in Fallout 3. While the three hours it took to complete is on the longer side for downloadable content, I'm not really sure Dead Money is worth the full $10 asking price.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Kinect Adventures succeeds in providing a worthwhile tech demo, although unless you take a liking to two of the game's five activities, you'll most likely become bored after a few days.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Lair of the Leviathan is extremely short and not quite up to par in terms of difficulty, but its a generally solid continuation to the episodic series.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Spirit Tracks is the weakest title in the series. It isn't a bad game, but it symbolizes a need to retire Link before his career is tarnished.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Toy Story 3 is a prime example of a film-tie in done right for once, that offers a compelling banquet of good clean fun.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Toy Story 3 is a prime example of a film-tie in done right for once, that offers a compelling banquet of good clean fun.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Undercover is basically another LEGO game. Although it could have done a lot to sway non-fans like LEGO Batman 2 did, it sticks to preset conventions far too often, and doesn’t take nearly enough risks.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    As a core game, Revelations proves that the 3DS can not only display amazing console quality graphics, but control just fine as a handheld; with or without the optional circle pad add-on. Revelations comes up short in many respects, but ultimately it may be enough to scratch that Resident itch until Raccoon City and RE6 hit later this year.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Dissidia 012 is technically an improvement on its predecessor. The stylish combat is still a blast and Final Fantasy fans will be as enamored as ever, but a number of the improvements seem half-realized.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    MAG
    If you can recruit a legion of 256 like minded players then MAG would be an experience like no other, but its potential is sadly lost as, at this primal and critical stage, it still needs time to fully flourish.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Resonance of Fate is ambitious and has an exciting combat system, but you’ll need to immerse yourself in the game for a long time to master the steep learning and difficulty curves.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It doesn't push the envelope aside from experimenting with gameplay but if you like this type of game you'll probably enjoy yourself as long as you speed through the story.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It doesn't push the envelope aside from experimenting with gameplay but if you like this type of game you'll probably enjoy yourself as long as you speed through the story.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Switchball is a relaxing change of pace that provides something a little different on the PS3. While Switchball cannot be recommended as an essential purchase, it is most certainly worth the purchase price.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    After Grand Theft Auto’s Episodes from Liberty City set the benchmark for what is possible with episodic DLC, it’s hard not to be a bit disappointed with The Taxidermist’s shortcomings – it’s more of a light drizzle than heavy rain.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    This short lived DLC, while fun, is just not enough to warrant a purchase for those looking to play it standalone. However, if you will be playing this DLC during a playthrough of the game itself, it may be worth it.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Harmony of Despair has a heap of issues, but any hardcore fans of Castlevania owe it to themselves to buy this game with a group of friends.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, may not offer the most compelling single player racing experience but does feature a good level of variety.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you’re a hardcore Left 4 Dead fanatic, you’ll want to grab this pack with no questions asked, but casual fans may be put off at the lack of value for a $7 purchase.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Overall, you can't really expect a whole lot from Kill Team in terms of diversity – at it's core, it's a hack and slash/twin stick shooter with slight RPG elements. While I had a lot of fun with it, one can only hope THQ will branch out, show us more of the grimdarkness of the 40K world, and fix a few technical snags along the way.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Zen Pinball should please fans of the genre, but those who don’t fancy themselves pinball wizards should be wary.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Both fans of the series and newcomers will find Bakugan Battle Brawlers DS a surprisingly deep, yet rushed game.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Anyone looking for a solid, yet not particularly original, shooter should feel pretty satisfied with their purchase.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Mirror of Fate is basically a 2D God of War, so if you dig platformers with decent combat mechanics, you’ll most likely enjoy it.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Open-minded gamers will find some good old-fashioned fun in this title, especially with multiplayer. However, the PC visual layout and control scheme did not translate over as well as I'd hoped. Play the demo and try it out before buying.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fans of Dark Spire and other old-school dungeon crawlers will find solace, but most gamers will likely quit a few hours in.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For those that have the means and already enjoy the campy humor of Borderlands, Zombie Island of Dr. Ned may be just what you’re looking for. For those who are trying to stretch their gaming dollar, this is a tougher recommendation to make.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    I'm thankful to this game, because it intrigued me enough to check out the excellent movie and the even more excellent graphic novels. It opened my eyes to the works of artist Paul Robertson and the band Anamanaguchi. It's just a damn shame that the game is nothing special.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Paper Mario: Sticker Star is clever and fully committed to its paperized setting. That's not enough to excuse its biggest flaws. You'll spend time backtracking and getting stuck on puzzles that require too much guesswork.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Though was fun to play, it felt a bit too much on-rails and more freedom would have been appreciated.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A satisfying, if expensive, trip down memory lane that relives a time when Guitar Hero was in its’ infancy at its’ absolute pinnacle.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Problems notwithstanding, if you're a shmup fan who is waiting for the next big Treasure or Cave release, or just looking to blast some aliens, for $1.99, you could certainly do a lot worse.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Hydrophobia shows a lot of promise, but doesn't quite get every aspect of it's gameplay down. Combat proves to be frustrating and the campaign is relatively short, but the Hydro Kinetic powers in the Challenge Room save it from becoming a real mess of mediocrity.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    There is a lot to like about this year's "Tiger Woods" but, unfortunately, there is also a lot wrong as well. For those who haven't picked up a golf game before this will be a welcome surprise. For hardcore fans, though, it is likely to leave you wondering where all the new features are.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    4 Heroes of Light is a JRPG fix. It looks alright and it plays alright and the baggage it carries is something you can either get past or despise depending on your attitude towards JRPGs.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    After my first playthrough (which took around 6 hours), I felt a bit underwhelmed. As in I literally thought to myself - that was it? But then after going through a few more times, I realized how fun taking different paths could be.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Madden NFL Arcade is a very approachable game for a majority of casual sports gamers. However, the game's issues make online play unbalanced and unenjoyable.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A competent game that airs on the side of simplicity to deliver addicting, challenging arcade game play.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    The finale of Telltale's episodic Wallace and Gromit content is a mixed bag, with some elements seeing an improvement and others taking a step backwards.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Invincible Tiger is a stylish, fun and frantic brawler. It has no great depth to it, but enough challenges and content to keep you playing until you feel like you're in your very own 70's kung fu movie.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Obscure: The Aftermath will provide some with a nice, handheld introduction into the survival horror genre. But for most, it's nothing more than an outdated handheld port.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    If Blood Stone was a legitimate Bond film, it would be Die Another Day: formulaic and forgettable yet still sexy and entertaining with some standout driving sections to boot.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games brings with it a good amount of events, most of which are done better in other games. This is one of the many Wii titles where enjoyment depends entirely on how it will be played in the household.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    It could have been a lot worse, but for all its worth, the game simply doesn't deliver enough of an experience to keep the player wanting more. A dull experience rife with technical flaws and badly-combined mechanics.

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