Gamer.nl's Scores

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For 1,892 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 34% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 61% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Threes!
Lowest review score: 10 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust
Score distribution:
1,892 game reviews
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    50 Cent: Blood on the Sand doesn't take itself too seriously and never tries to be anything more than easy entertainment. If you look at the game in this perspective, then you'll have no problem in liking the game. Especially when you're playing it with a friend. But there are a few things missing, like a splitscreen and an online mode. Or a high difficulty setting. Making the game far from perfect for the experienced gamer.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Lego Rock Band tries to cater to adults and kids, but in the end isn't too successful in that. While the game certainly looks fun for everyone thanks to the use of Lego, the choice of music certainly isn't for everyone and the lack in online options can be a deal breaker as well. It's still an enjoyable music game, but not very balanced.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Driveclub tries to differentiate itself from the competition with a lot of elements built around racing. Ironically, the racing itself is the high point of the game, next to the occasionally beautiful graphics and lighting effects. Thanks to weird online restrictions, the club system loses a lot of its charm.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Action on the Roof plays nicely, but definitely isn't an ode to the Turtles. It's too monotonous and simple for that. It's fun for that Turtle-vibe, but no keeper.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    No Heroes Allowed continues on the foundation that has been laid by its predecessors and gets better with every release. The game isn't very accessible, but when you like a head spinning challenge, you certainly have to give this game a chance.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sacred 2 will probably stay in the shadow of "Diablo III", but still manages to be a pretty good game. The huge enviroment will gift you many hours of gameplay and the traditional style of playing works more than fine. This being said, Sacred 2 offers few new features but in the end the balanced gameplay and varied mission structure will be worth you while.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Lips is a decent karaoke game, but nevers outgrows its bigger brother Singstar. The lack of some real online options and the ease on which you can hum your way past the different songs will scare of some gamers. Nevertheless, Lips offers a wide variety music, let's you play your own songs, offers some nice looking microphones and has and good overal presentation. In the end we still recommend Singstar, except when you don't own a PlayStation 2 or 3.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Doki-Doki Universe is barely a game. The only thing you do is walk around and talk to characters, to find out what makes them happy. As an interactive story it's actually quite entertaining and regularly puts a smile on your face.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Ace Combat: Joint Assault isn't necessarily a bad game. It's mostly a game that is limited by the hardware, the weak plot and repetitive missions. Its only saving grace is the strong multiplayer.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Battle Worlds: Kronos is a tactical strategy game that borrows from classics such as Battle Isle and Panzer General. Missions take long and demand your complete devotion, which makes the game fun but slow at certain times.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    God Eater Burst adds its own twist to a genre that spawned lots of clones after the success of Monster Hunter and can be seen as a good alternative if you long for a different setting. It does have some limitations though, that effectively keep it from reaching for the stars.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Pilotwings could be considered as a tech demo in a way. Its premise doesn't divert from a list of missions to go down and complete and doesn't use all of the 3DS's capabilities. But the feeling of freedom and peaceful music make for a calming playing-experience.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Screamride ​offers a fun concept that does not seem enough for a full game. Taking a ride in the many roller-coasters is fun and the tool to make your own rides is great, but Screamride misses the bigger picture; a theme park to put those roller coasters in, for example. Demolishing buildings with a catapult is odd and does not fill Screamride's entertainment gap.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The 3rd Birthday tries to ride the success of the Parasite Eve franchise, but doesn't manage to impress despite its stunning visuals. The clunky camera, over-average story and sloppy controls really undermine what would otherwise be a surprising, challenging and varied game.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sniper Elite 3: Afrika has minor defects and because of these it does not leave a lasting impression, but otherwise the game is almost the perfect sniper game. The criticism of the previous sections has clearly been taken to heart; the game plays much better and provides more satisfaction than any installment of the franchise before.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle is a remarkable game. Not because of its generic combat system, but because of the noticeable passion developer CyberConnect 2 has for the manga in which the game is based. It's a must-have for any JoJo fan; any layman who's interested should start reading the manga before playing the game.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A game developed by Double Fine isn't necessarily a great one, so it seems. Middle Manager of Justice's charming art and a few good lines don't compare to the technically better games in its genre.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Asura's Wrath proves how awesome anime can be, but at the same time also how ridiculous it is. With exaggerated quick-time events, absurdly long battles with bosses and a lack of actual gameplay make this the perfect translation from anime to a game. Unfortunately this doesn't automatically create a perfect game.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The singe player experience that Battlefield offers is not worth your time, but the online part is better. Thanks to a few modes that are unique to the series, plus the refined gunplay and small but awesome maps, Hardline is a lot more than just a sop for Battlefield 5.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed could have been a great game, however it doesn't live up to its premise. The story and physics give a new dimension to the Star Wars franchise, but the countless technical glitches and shallow gameplay make this game a huge diasppointment that's not worth your money.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Mega Jump 2 is mostly more of the same. Who played the first game, will undoubtedly enjoy the second, were it not for the new options, that’ll do anything to bleed you dry financially.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The game was worth waiting for. The action feels like Robocop meets Rambo with a little extra. Furthermore Bionic Commando features some references to the old game that will give the veteran a nostalgic feeling. The storyline and non linear gameplay spoil the fun a little bit, but in the end the game does exactly what is expected: shoot, stomp and swing.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Crackdown 2 is relatively short, but enjoyable. The game cannot hide the fact that there's been little change since the original. The story is non-existent, and the lack of variation in gameplay makes it even worse. Still, the orb-collecting is as addicting as ever and saves this game somewhat.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fractured Soul constantly makes you switch between both screens of the 3DS to finish levels. Difficulty gets high quite fast, but having a lot of checkpoints and an infinite amount of lives limits frustration. It might not look great and enemies might just as well have been left out of the game entirely, but in its core Fractured Soul really works.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    As a motorcross game MX vs. ATV Untamed would have been nice to play. But the quality of the game has really been lowered by adding vehicles like buggies and monstertrucks. These could better have been removed from the game. When it comes to graphics this game can't cope with its competitors. It's a disappointing feeling to have a game in your possession which feels like an oldy.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Because of the strong resemblance to its predecessors, Virtua Tennis 4 isn't very different from them, missing the much needed improvements. The isn't a follow-up , but more of a sidestep and can be considered more 'new' than 'better'. It's a blessing then, that all of this rests on the very enjoyable foundation of the previous instalments.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Tales of Valor does something new for the CoH Veteran. But it's over in a blink of an eye. Thankfully, the game has some very interesting new multiplayer modes and gameplay tweaks that shouldn't be missed. And the same goes for the greenhorn that will have no problem in liking the old and the new content. But, for next time, please make a Company of Heroes that will last a little bit longer.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Sanctum is one of the most innovative tower defense games to date. The player discovers new play styles time and time again through a varied mix of first person shooting and placing towers. The cooperative mode makes the multiplayer last for a long time to boot.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Vita has gained a full-fledged Assassin's Creed-game, which is a victory for Ubisoft, Sony and everyone who owns the handheld. Few concessions have been made to transform this adventure to fit in your pocket, which deserves praise but also leads to frustration. The open nature of Assassin's Creed doesn't always work well with the Vita, and the handheld specific-functions fail to utilize the Vita-options in an interesting way.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Firemonkeys and Electronic Arts prove that a good freemium game can be released without making players feel like they need to pay to win. Real Racing 3 also shows how pretty mobile games can get nowadays, and that smartphones have become serious gaming platforms. A must buy, although the term isn’t applicable in this case.