Gamer.nl's Scores

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For 2,251 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 35% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 59% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Grand Theft Auto V
Lowest review score: 10 Balls of Fury
Score distribution:
2251 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If a great adventure is what you’re looking for, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag can be easily recommended. It’s a pleasure to discover troubled waters and bays by ship, and it’s easy to get lost in the many things to do. All the while, the returning sneaking and fighting still manages to captivate. Getting somewhat annoyed by the excessive hand-holding, the limited artificial intelligence and during climbing it isn’t uncommon.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The king of dancing games has a successor and its name is Dance Central 2.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A plot becomes a story, only when the details have been worked out. Bastion shines through the subtle way context has been given to the game world, which is filled to the brim with places of interest and action-packed hotspots. The all-knowing narrator and gorgeous environments duke it out for who has the most to tell. As the player you'll fill the shoes of the laughing bystander who makes off with this very unique game.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fight Night champion fights the good fight in upholding the tradition that each part is better than its predecessor. It's realistic, atmospheric, spectacular where necessary and exercises an approach on sports that other sport-games only dream of. It's too bad though that EA decided to give players who pay an extra fee an unfair edge over their online competitors.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    99 Bricks: Wizard Academy is sympathetic, addicting and challenging. New challenges introduced at the right times intelligently show how much depth the simple ‘build-a-tower-Tetris-game’ can have.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Annoy yourself with this game. The concept is better than the gameplay, but that's okay. It is awesome to go on an adventure in this misleading indie title. Totally worth your time.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Diablo III on consoles is mainly cool because it finally gives Xbox and PlayStation lovers the chance to enjoy a modern PC classic by Blizzard. The console edition plays so fluently that you’ll hardly notice a difference with the PC-version. There aren’t many differences to begin with. Offline coop is the only new feature, and a very welcome one at that.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As a shooter, Max Payne 3 belongs to the highest ranks. Due to the fantastic animations and amazing action every confrontation is one to look forward to. And if the atmosphere, dialogue and narrative turn out to be of a 'Max Paynian' level, there's really nothing that can go wrong regarding this third entry in the series. If you have even the slightest love for virtual liquidation, then the purchase of Max Payne 3 is a bullet you can't dodge.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Age of Reckoning is like a rough diamond that needs to be polished. The core of the game is more than fine and will offer you tons of enjoyable gameplay. The only thing that we are worried about is the support from developer Mythic. But if they keep this level of support up then we will see no problem in Warhammer becoming a classic in the MMO World.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The storytelling is not great in Rise of the Tomb Raider, but it does offer a lot more content, more tombs and varied fighting scenes in a very nice setting.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Dead Space has enough new elements to make a memorable experience out of it. The lack of a HUD, the use of telekenetic powers and the original weapons all contribute to that. Even the setting, a spaceship, is done so well that there is enough variety in the environments. The controls could have been a bit more direct, but Dead Space is still a perfect way to have a few scary nights.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Advance Wars: Dark Conflict may look less childish from the outside compared to previous games in the franchise, but deep down inside this is still the good old gameplay we've come to love. There are some new units and the graphics take some getting used to, but fans will feel right at home.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    DJ Hero is all about one thing: experiencing music, that one moment where you are totally in the zone and the music becomes part of you. With 93 great mashups that is no problem at all.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Forza Horizon 2 is a sequel by the books: the same concept, but with much more content and a more refined end product. The off-road racing injects the game with some variety, but it also ruins the fun for people who prefer to take the roads, as going off-road is almost always the fastest way to your destination.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Every year it becomes a predictable conclusion, but FIFA 14 earns the description as the ultimate soccer game. EA Sports created a dynamic, unpredictable and enervating soccer experience. The same can't be said for the visuals, which feel dated and cold. The lack of new modes and small annoyances which have persisted throughout the years are things we'll let slip, but the need for next-gen is large.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    SteamWorld Heist is an excellent strategy game. The single player is nice and long, the missions are challenging and there is enough depth to do every mission like you want to. Even if you usually don't like this sort of game, you will probably love this one.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This expansion simply makes the original game better. A few annoyances persevere, like iffy controls and visual bugs, but that doesn’t weigh up to the amount of great content Enemy Within ads.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Titalfall 2 is exactly what we wanted two years ago: a full game that is very entertaining and offers the interesting addition of Titans. The singleplayer is short but sweet and the multiplayer is even better than in the excellent first Titanfall.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Got rid of your handheld because you only play games on your phone? A shame, because with Luigi’s Mansion 2 it's proven how refined a game on the 3DS can be. It’s drenched in a comedic vibe, which keeps things fresh while exploring, puzzling and fighting ghosts for the considerable time it takes to complete the game.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    DJ Hero 2 is an excellent music-game thanks to the solid gameplay and fantastic music in the game. Who doesn't want to scratch on hits from Justice, Dr. Dre and Salt N Pepa? Before you know it, you'll be behind the turntables like a professional DJ again.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Guitar Hero has become even more user friendly. The experienced player will have a problem with the minor flaws and the lack of improvements. As a party game Guitar Hero 5 has succeeded.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bungie offers more of the same with The Taken King, but does change the feel of Destiny. That makes this first real DLC a great moment to start playing Destiny, as The Taken King complements Destiny in both quality and quantity.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Heroes of the Storm is the hyperactive little brother of DotA 2. Blizzard has made a fluent and accessible team game. Every match is exciting all throughout the end and we appreciate the Blizzard-nostalgia that comes with it.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Path of Exile is a unique game. Not because of its contents, because we’ve seen all of that before and many times done better, but simply because it’s a full featured dungeon crawler that’s completely free. Especially Diablo 2-fans shouldn’t miss out on this.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Our thumbs still hurt from the original, but Olliolli2 makes us just as addicted as the first. More content, more tricks and higher scores; this really is the perfect sequel.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The PC-version of Assassin’s Creed II is a copy of the console-version, with two new levels, decent keyboard- and mouse-control and a hideous DRM-security which will be a huge turn-off for many gamers. Other than that Assassin’s Creed II is still a great game that improves on the original.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Everything that was good about Mortal Kombat, is still there. The game offers a very entertaining fighting system for newbies and more competitive players, plus a fair amount of single-player content, new characters, great online modes and of course bloody, gory violence.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Day of the Tentacle Remastered balances on the fine line between remake and remaster. It is a fine facelift for a phenomenal game though.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you have not yet played Xenoblade Chronicles, this is your chance. This excellent adventure, with its huge game world, compelling story and balanced fighting system, is magical, even though the screen of the 3DS is a small one.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With Dirt Rally Codemasters shows why it focuses on racing games. The rally feeling from Colin McRae Rally is back, and might be even better. If this is the way Dirt Rally is headed, this game has a bright future ahead.