Gamer's Pulse's Scores

  • Games
For 608 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne
Lowest review score: 10 Myst III: Exile
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 61 out of 608
608 game reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Fans of third-person action games will find the gameplay in Van Helsing satisfactory with several hours of enjoyment but beyond the fact you get to fight movie monsters from the past, the game just falls short with lack luster environments and limited gameplay.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The online multiplayer runs pretty smooth and the maps are very well designed, although not overwhelmingly eye-catching. Each level is also liberally littered with weapons and ammo so that you’re never at a loss for something to kill people with.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Suffers from drab graphics, boring and simplistic level design, repetitiveness, underwhelming sound effects, and poor enemy AI.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A decent RPG for the young crowd, so if you own a Gamecube and want to introduce your little ones to the role playing genre, its a good place to start.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    While it looks great, the sound effects and music are terrible and the plot is poorly written and actually confusing at times.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    No fun. For one, its concept is utterly ridiculous and it might more exciting to collect bugs than to play as one. Secondly, the gameplay is very tedious and is not fun at all because of the grid-like pattern the stages are arranged in.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Replay value of Scream Arena is low due to its repetitive, yet enjoyable, gameplay.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    With outdated graphics that showcase choppy animations and low-resolution textures, and below average audio, plagued by horrible voice acting, the game’s presentation fails.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    The whole game concept is worn and exhausted, the graphics are shallow, the gameplay is repetitive, and the sounds are poor.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    The gameplay was not extremely bad, nor were the graphics. However, these were not particularly good either, and they were bogged down heavily by abysmal voice acting, a story that failed completely to create the desired effect, and more bugs than an entomologist's wildest dreams.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 46 Critic Score
    Its graphics proved it worthy to at least be played, but its horrible gameplay flaws caused it all to just end up in a tangled jumbled mush.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 46 Critic Score
    Combine a quickly aging game with a sloppy porting process and you have a lackluster game that can only claim high amounts of gore as a selling feature, although even that comes off flat.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 46 Critic Score
    A lack luster game that had fewer strengths than weaknesses. Featuring repetitive voiceovers, an unorganized interface and a story that never becomes as exciting as it sounds.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    If the developers concentrated on one console version at a time, then maybe there would have been more depth and polish besides the fascinating dinosaurs.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    Simplistic in concept and design, and tends to feel like a mini-game that was included in a more ambitious product.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 44 Critic Score
    Definitely more fun multiplayer than alone, I'm still not sure how long you'll want to play this one after the novelty wears off.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    The game is worth at least one run through, but after that the experience relies on inconsistent online gaming where the biggest challenge is finding someone to play with.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Fighting games need deep, balanced gameplay to rise to the top, but X-Men: Next Dimension is severely hampered by shallow, unbalanced fighting action.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    The game ultimately fails due to flawed and shallow gameplay.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    RHEM harkens back to the days of classic PC puzzle-adventures like Myst. Unfortunately, RHEM doesn’t possess quality graphics and audio to make it palatable while sitting and contemplating its tough puzzles.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A graphically eye catching title offering multiple game choices and services to use in the development of your perfect casino, but looking past this glitter and technical stability is a title offering no long term gameplay or challenge even to novice fans of the genre.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
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    One major flaw in the game’s level design, is how not one of the levels seems to have anything to do with the movie.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    With the exception of new culture specific powers that are only available in multiplayer gaming, there is nothing in EEAC that enhances the gameplay experience or adds to what is available from the core Empire Earth game.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Its main flaw is a lack of depth, whether it be in the graphics department, menu options or gameplay itself. What little strategy The Third wave involves is mostly geared towards stumping the clumsy AI.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Despite great graphics and wonderful sound quality, a shallow plot, sketchy gameplay and a rip-off feel make this title one you could leave on the shelf.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Despite a moderately intriguing story, the game suffers from jarring controls and a clunky combat interface. While the visuals are generally good, the audio is lacking for a survival-horror game and a few glitches prevent a truly enjoyable experience.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    In all sports games, but especially baseball, long-term engagement involves such fundamentals as tracking statistics, drafting players, and building successful teams. ISP2k3 fails to provide this.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A mediocre "Dance Dance Revolution" in Jungle Book clothing.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Falls short in almost every aspect of a western style shooter. Fans of the arcade style of run and gun gameplay will find some value in the game but for the most part fans of the shooter genre will find an excellent concept for a game gone a stray.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The gameplay is repetitive and not very engaging on any level. The graphics are just plain ugly and the voice acting is laughably bad.

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