GameSpot's Scores

  • Games
For 10,320 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 44% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 50% 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: 67
Highest review score: 100 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Lowest review score: 10 Air Control
Score distribution:
10,320 game reviews
    • 45 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The troubled real-time strategy dungeon sim Impire fails to recapture the charms of its inspirations.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    A frighteningly flawed action-heavy spin-off that withers in the shadow of its superior alternatives.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Problematic controls rain on this whimsical, yet shallow, parade.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    This platformer based on the Clone Wars TV series tries to copy the Lego game formula but gets just about everything wrong.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    A frighteningly flawed action-heavy spin-off that withers in the shadow of its superior alternatives.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Both the past and the future look dreary in this bizarre and unsatisfying time-travel shooter.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    There are better ways of spending your time during the cold winter months than playing Winter Stars.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    No amount of Xzibit influence or ride pimpage can save Pimp My Ride from its god-awful minigames and lousy driving mechanics.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Aggravating combat overwhelms the elements that could have made Sorcery enjoyable.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Proof that simplicity isn't always a good thing, this cutesy baseball download is so vapid you’ll lose interest well before the 7th-inning stretch.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    This shooter is a painful exercise in pattern memorization plus frustrating trial-and-error gameplay.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Jet Set Radio was interesting in the year 2000, but the game needed more than a fresh coat of paint to make its awkward design worth revisiting.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The Sims 2: Pets for the DS feels limited and repetitive, and it lacks the heart that any good pet-care sim must have.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Cute critters fail to keep this medical-themed puzzler from flatlining.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The game would perhaps be visually palatable if not for the substandard frame rate, but alas, it's a little too jerky to really be pleasing.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Alien Spidy's cool momentum-based platforming is both unique and uniquely infuriating.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    You're in the Movies is a box-office bust, despite featuring your own recognizable stars.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Lousy controls hinder almost every attempt Sonic Free Riders makes at being a fun racing game.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    What starts out as a simple but entertaining aerial jaunt quickly becomes monotonous and shallow, making it hard to justify its price tag.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Though Tornado's core gameplay is based on a solid foundation, its few major drawbacks are too severe to ignore.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The War of the Worlds adapts H.G. Wells' classic novel into a visually appealing platformer that unfortunately falls short in a number of key areas.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Bolt's superpowers can't save anyone from a poor camera and dull gameplay.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The Phantom Fortress is full of lame minigames, occasional fights, and tons of repetition. Enter at your own risk.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    You won't want to come out to play with this clunky beat-'em-up.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Floating adrift in the middle of the Pacific would rival the entertainment value of this strategyless strategy game.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    3 Dimensions of Murder is a thoroughly unnecessary port of a PC adventure game that wasn't very good to begin with.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The production values and overall presentation certainly fit this cut-rate title, and you'll soon get bored if you're playing alone.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Judged against the higher standard imposed by your potential $20 investment, Betty Bad is seriously lacking in gameplay and quantity of content.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Shallow, mindless hack-and-slash action makes this a crushingly tedious slog through an anachronistic version of 16th-century Japan.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Supreme Ruler 2020's steep learning curve and micromanagement will turn off all but the most fanatical strategy gamers.