GamerNode's Scores

  • Games
For 1,135 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 53% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Call of Duty: Black Ops
Lowest review score: 15 Yaris
Score distribution:
1135 game reviews
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Who really knows if this game works as it is selling itself, but as far minigame collections go, this one offers you a little more incentive to keep revisiting it. It's pretty fun, but that's about it. Also, Dr. Kawashima is a bit of a jerk.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Media Molecule has practically perfected user-generated content for consoles. An improved story mode, increase in creation tools, and focus on community features make this a must-have for PlayStation 3 owners.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A clever, imaginative, and humorous game from the unlikeliest of inspirations that makes one wonder why something like it had never existed before.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A clever, imaginative, and humorous game from the unlikeliest of inspirations that makes one wonder why something like it had never existed before.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Nier won't wow players with its basic mechanics, but in the story it tells, the characters it develops, and the themes present throughout play, it will easily win over anyone seeking something emotionally exploratory and well off the beaten path.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Nier won't wow players with its basic mechanics, but in the story it tells, the characters it develops, and the themes present throughout play, it will easily win over anyone seeking something emotionally exploratory and well off the beaten path.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Take the multiplayer for what it is -- a fun digression from the enthralling action on The Sprawl -- and DS2 comfortably sits waiting for the other Game of the Year nominees for 2011.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Take the multiplayer for what it is -- a fun digression from the enthralling action on The Sprawl -- and DS2 comfortably sits waiting for the other Game of the Year nominees for 2011.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Pinball FX 2 is the best downloadable pinball available, and the Marvel boards are the best yet. It's still pinball, but it's the cream of the pinball crop.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An excellent concept and story is essentially bogged down by at-times confusing and slow-paced gameplay. Story fiends will eat it up, but the casual crowd might be turned off.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If you loved Dead Rising 2, then there's no reason you shouldn't continue the story with Case West. There are some disappointments, but it's good, gory, Dead Rising fun.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Dream Chronicles is a bland, boring, and uninspired game that is on the wrong platform, looking for the wrong audience, and asking too much for what it offers.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A Space Shooter for Two Bucks! has a title that says it all. If you're looking for a quick pick-up-and-play shooter that will demand serious effort for a very reasonable price, Frima has your answer.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Prinny 2 is a solid 2D side-scroller that provides a good challenge with plenty of charm. Unfortunately, control problems and a lack of new content prevent it from being a truly great sequel.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Fans of platformers with a good deal of patience will discover some of the great ideas strewn about Lost in Shadow (most of which occur in the final hours), but most will probably want to quit before they get there.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There aren't many reasons not to play The Sly Collection, barring a bitter hatred of all things platforming. For three excellent platformers, The Sly Collection is truly a great deal.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It may not bring anything new or exciting to the table, but the game packs a solid amount of content in a competent package. At the end of the day, though, Dead Nation is not quite a must-play experience, just a satisfying and enjoyable one.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Fist of the North Star is a fun game if you're a fan of the anime series. If not, there isn't a whole lot here for you unless you like Dynasty Warriors. The dependence on the anime really hurts it.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Fist of the North Star is a fun game if you're a fan of the anime series. If not, there isn't a whole lot here for you unless you like Dynasty Warriors. The dependence on the anime really hurts it.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For $20 this is a decent racing game and will satisfy fans of the genre, but there are plenty of better ones available for the PS3.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Anyone looking for a cheap racing game on the 360 may want to consider it, but the truth is that there are better racers currently available on the platform.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A great, fun game that will probably hook you right in with it's fast-paced, customizable experience, but leaves you feeling a little like there's something still missing.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    While the concept of playing such a game with a real guitar is enticing, Power Gig seems content to leave it at that, without ever pushing the envelope or advancing the genre in any way other than the arguably gimmicky hardware.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    While the concept of playing such a game with a real guitar is enticing, Power Gig seems content to leave it at that, without ever pushing the envelope or advancing the genre in any way other than the arguably gimmicky hardware.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's not a bad idea to just wait for LittleBigPlanet 2 to play Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves, but if you simply can't wait to rekindle your LittleBigPlanet love, then what you have here is a fun, but short downloadable title.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Splatterhouse really is a despicable game, but there are players out there who will adore the chain-wallet-wearing protagonist and his super-violent escapades. The hope may have been for a decent God of War knockoff, but in reality it's just not so.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Splatterhouse really is a despicable game, but there are players out there who will adore the chain-wallet-wearing protagonist and his super-violent escapades. The hope may have been for a decent God of War knockoff, but in reality it's just not so.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Undergarden is both a return to the compulsion of traditional point-driven gaming and an exercise in non-compulsory experiential gaming, and it delivers both styles in one of the most pleasant indie packages since Flower.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Undergarden is both a return to the compulsion of traditional point-driven gaming and an exercise in non-compulsory experiential gaming, and it delivers both styles in one of the most pleasant indie packages since Flower.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Vanquish is a pure action game at its finest. It's all-killer-no-filler approach makes it the perfect type of game to enjoy amidst the holiday rush of major releases. Sure, it's short and not that original, but it's fun and satisfying

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