GameSpot's Scores

  • Games
For 11,008 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 43% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Lowest review score: 10 Ride to Hell: Retribution
Score distribution:
11013 game reviews
    • 44 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Street Trace: NYC provides a few moments of multiplayer amusement, but it doesn't have enough going for it to be compelling for long.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Cargo: The Quest for Gravity pulls you in with its surreal visuals and strange premise, but its gameplay rarely gets off the ground.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    It's not a bad game, and portions of it are competent, if not quite remarkable. But Avatar wears thin quickly, and the story is too fragile to compensate for the deficiencies.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    It features a plot worthy of the TV series, a number of the original TV actors reprising their roles...and boring, frequently broken gameplay that absolutely ruins the entire experience.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    The latest addition to the Codename Panzers lineup is too straightforward and simplistic.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Wielding more Wii Remote-waggling moves than you can shake a quake at, Disaster's lack of clear gameplay focus has resulted in a game that is competent at best and never compelling.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    It has all the earmarks of a classic puzzler that keeps you coming back for more. That's what makes it so frustrating: it's clear there's a good game under the surface, but it's lying at the bottom of a deep pool of frustrating, ill-conceived design decisions.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Black Mirror III is sufficiently spooky but is burdened with a dreary pace and frustrating puzzles.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    This shallow, simplistic beat-'em-up is stuck in the past.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    It's a relic from arcade's past that probably won't appeal to new players, but outside of being able to say "Hey, I remember liking this game back in the day," old arcade buffs probably won't get $5 out of it either.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Impressive boss battles aren't enough to save Thor: God of Thunder from its shallow combat.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Heroes of Mana is an ambitious and sloppy game that will both entertain and infuriate you.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    All flash and no substance: Ninja Gaiden 3 is a shallow action game with little of the series' challenge and depth.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    This turn-based strategy game is a dated and shallow blast from the past.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Aside from the visual problems, the game also suffers from weak artificial intelligence, which makes playing the single-player game for any real length of time pretty unexciting.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    The Sims 3 charms your socks off at first but soon reveals its disappointing limitations.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Spectral Force 3 is a functional and predictable strategy RPG without a lick of personality.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    A perfect example of awesome but unrealized potential.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Naughty Bear might have more ways to kill in Panic in Paradise, but the overall experience is barely more entertaining than the original.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Blowing stuff up is the only enjoyable part of Front Mission Evolved, a mediocre third-person shooter featuring giant mechs.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    There's fun to be had in this adaptation of the Blood Bowl tabletop game, but it strips away some important features.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    The Naruto license does little to compensate for this forgettable brawler's undemanding combat and tedious story.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    An unremarkable but serviceable racer that too often doesn't put its best foot forward. It's a shame it didn't capitalize on its stronger aspects to deliver a more consistently thrilling experience, but even with its flaws, there's some speedy fun to be had on these streets.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Underwhelms with an extremely brief story, overly simplistic platform jumping sequences, and repetitive gameplay...Suitable only for children.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Blowing stuff up is the only enjoyable part of Front Mission Evolved, a mediocre third-person shooter featuring giant mechs.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    While the gameplay and graphics are just about identical to those of the arcade version, the lack of that big gimmicky sniper rifle makes the game downright silly.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Could have been better.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
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    The charm of the film's characters isn't enough to save this simple, tedious platformer.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Fable Heroes is a mediocre four-player brawler that's only partly redeemed by its fabled license.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Back to Stone is a bland, sloppy dungeon crawl in which you'll spend the majority of time pushing stone blocks around.

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