GameSpot's Scores

  • Games
For 10,690 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 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Lowest review score: 10 Raven's Cry
Score distribution:
10692 game reviews
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This perennial time-travel adventure is worth falling in love with all over again.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    By the alchemy of developer thatgamecompany's skill and vision, it is also unique, exciting, mysterious, and utterly lovely, with mesmerising landscapes and stirring music. It deploys more 'gamey' elements than any of the developer's works before it, and does so successfully, while maintaining the feel of an evocative, interactive art piece.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Xenoblade Chronicles is a sublime, wonderfully paced game that both refines and modernises the Japanese role-playing game.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Geralt deserves to be called a legend, of course, not least because he stars in one of the greatest role-playing games ever made. Perhaps we will join him in yet another adventure, but if Blood and Wine is the White Wolf’s final interactive appearance, he at least departs in style.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Nothing really adds to the game's realism like the enemy AI, which is more advanced than any we've seen in console first-person shooters before.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For the record, chicks dig PaRappa too, so if having a cute game means you can convince your otherwise game-loathing girlfriend to pick up a controller, "it's all good."
    • 92 Metascore
    • 93 Critic Score
    The premise of the game is gimmicky, but after its sordid skin is peeled away, a true gem of a 3D platformer is revealed.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Even though Rock Band 2 plays it safe with only minor improvements and additions, it still rocks.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Rayman Origins is a wonderful 2D platformer whose goofy charm will have you smiling all the way through.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Despite the addition of a middling and somewhat unnecessary multiplayer component, Echoes stands shoulder to shoulder with its predecessor, delivering absolutely everything you'd want from a new 3D Metroid adventure.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    A throwback to "Super Metroid," offering most of that game's best qualities in an all-new adventure. It's disappointing that Fusion ends so soon, since it's such a great game while it lasts.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Final Fantasy VI Advance is a great port of an excellent role-playing game, and it's one that shouldn't be missed.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Prettier, more exciting, and more involving than any other golf game on the market and can rightfully claim its place alone at the top of the PC golfing leaderboard.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In many ways, Madden 2005 is just a bit too much like last year's Madden for comfort--but it's still a truly excellent game of football all around.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Character rebalancing, strong online multiplayer modes, and an updated roster help Super Street Fighter IV expand on its predecessor in every way.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pac-Man Championship Edition DX introduces a number of terrific new elements that make it a superb update of the arcade classic.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Even though Rock Band 2 plays it safe with only minor improvements and additions, it still rocks.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 93 Critic Score
    While "Madden" is the most realistic-playing football game on the market, ESPN NFL Football is simply the most exciting football game on the planet.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    At a time when shooters seem to be evolving into two distinct kinds of games--either focused on realistic tactics or on arcade action--Medal of Honor represents the absolute best that action-packed, event-driven shooters have to offer.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    When you combine the excellent multiplayer support, the great graphics, and the dramatic gameplay improvements offered by the 1.1 patch, you get a truly remarkable real-time strategy game.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a rare game that feels so compulsively replayable, but Dishonored is such a game. The compelling abilities, the bold artistic design, the colorful characters, and above all, the freedom of choice--these are the things that mark Dishonored as one of the truly remarkable games of this year.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Death is so very beautiful in this game, for it comes at the hands of amazing beasts and warmongers: hulking armored knights, shimmering otherworldly invaders, and tendrils that rise out of black pools of poison.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An enjoyable Story mode, powerful creation tools, and great online features make Sackboy's sequel a giant leap forward for LittleBigPlanet.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its extremely smart approach to difficulty, its great guitar controller, and its killer song selection, Guitar Hero might just be the best rhythm game ever made.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The second World of Warcraft expansion doesn't do anything for new players, but there's plenty of great content for anyone who's reached at least level 55.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The level of detail in the game's presentation and feel is so dramatically superior to previous football games, it's unbelievable.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Currently the most authentic, most taxing open-wheeled sim on the market, and, with a sophisticated mod community already established, may well remain that way for some time to come.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    With its thoroughly addictive gameplay and meticulous attention to detail, largely manages to meet, and even surpass, gamers' high expectations for this ambitious game.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 92 Critic Score
    The deeper single-player and improved multiplayer modes makes Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 the most tightly-packed installment in the series to date, and the slightly refined gameplay is still unmatched in the GameCube's action sports arena.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It is a masterclass in pure, unadulterated action-game design, where its insane eye-popping visuals meld effortlessly with some of the sharpest, most joyful combat to have ever graced a video game.