GameSpy's Scores

  • Games
For 4,784 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 44% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Super Mario Galaxy
Lowest review score: 10 Rogue Warrior
Score distribution:
4784 game reviews
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, it's a mostly uninspired affair, trying to blend several easy-listening game styles, but ultimately never quite hitting the right notes.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 23 Critic Score
    Then there's dreadful and horrific messes (but cheap!) rubbish like Operation Blockade an "action" title that fails pennypinching gamers in so many ways it throttles the mind.
    • 23 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Not surprising. There isn't much to play or buy here. Between its obsolete visuals, dead vehicle dynamics, atrocious AI, and deserted multiplayer lobbies, Flatout 3 is a decided waste of time and space.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    If you've played a weapon-based racer before, you've already played something worth going back to before wandering into the budget-priced land of Pocket Racers.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Luckily, after spending some time with Street Supremacy it's easy to see the loser: anybody who buys this game.
    • 28 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    This brain-dead combat is perhaps the worst part of Double Smash. Slowly plodding through the stale levels, fighting the same enemies, and using the same techniques to win grows old almost immediately.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    The haphazard implementation of the few good ideas in here, combined with ugly production values, makes looking for any diamonds in this rough a worthless endeavor.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Hour of Victory does stage a mini-assualt on the typical genre formula by offering three different characters. That coup, unfortunately, is put down by the sheer force of mistakes found in every other aspect of the game. Dulled-down graphics, poor framerate issues, and undesirable online play nuke this one.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's frankly incredible to think that Running with Scissors made fans wait eight years for this. Is the trademark Postal "humor" still there? Postal Dude's frequent remarks about hoping to "kill women and minorities first" say hello. But a lack of freedom, unforgivable glitchiness, and generally terrible design make this a hard sell even for fans of the series.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's hard to say how much patches can fix this wreck, because right now its technical issues eclipse everything, to the point where it's barely even a game. But what is there, in the brief moments you can play it before it crashes, does not tie together into a coherent strategy game.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Level design is bland, weapons are bland, control is a novelty at best and irritating at worst. As a free Wii launch pack-in meant to familiarize people with Remote/nunchuk controls, this game might have gotten a pass. Right now the only thing it gets is a big thumbs-down.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    In stark contrast to my experiences with the console and PC versions of TMNT (not to mention the shockingly awesome GBA version), the DS version managed to disappoint at every opportunity. It wasn't fun for a second and I would strongly caution any gamer tempted to even rent this one.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    As congenial as it is, there's absolutely nothing to enjoy in Torino 2006. The events are short and dull, the in-game commentary is dreadful and broken, and the atmosphere possesses the exhilaration of a Yanni concert.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's rare that a game releases that is so shockingly incompetent. Online options don't make it any better; they're simply a chance to play a terrible game with other people, in a few innovative modes like "Team Deathmatch." When something this just plain malign comes out, it's cause for a sort of celebration, because every other game will seem better by comparison.
    • 28 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Unless you absolutely must look at a cartoon character while you chat, there's no reason to buy Ping Pals. Otherwise, just stick with "PictoChat."
    • 32 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    As a game, though, Celebrity Deathmatch dies a faltering and unfunny death.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    A bunch of pointless hand-waving in a half-hearted attempt to pawn off a ponderous spreadsheet as a game.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    "But it's a great drunken party game!" some will scream. I'm sorry, but it's far too complicated and asinine for intoxicated people to grasp. It took me forever to reach unobstructed FMV toplessness, and I was sober.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    "But it's a great drunken party game!" some will scream. I'm sorry, but it's far too complicated and asinine for intoxicated people to grasp. It took me forever to reach unobstructed FMV toplessness, and I was sober.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Restricted Area could have nicely filled the underused niche of the sci-fi action-RPG, but the bugs, boring level design, and tedious pathfinding combine to make the game a miserable chore.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    As congenial as it is, there's absolutely nothing to enjoy in Torino 2006. The events are short and dull, the in-game commentary is dreadful and broken, and the atmosphere possesses the exhilaration of a Yanni concert.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    So let's see - we've got a poor driving engine, broken crash mechanics, stripped down modes (due to a lack of cars), bugs and some below average audio. Sound like a winner? No. If you want to see a quality portable racer, check this title out on the PSP.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Apologies go out to all the perverts out there, you're going to be disappointed too...an adventure game that's woefully short on the adventure based on a pornographic comic book character that doesn't get pornographic.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Buggy, broken, and nigh unplayable. All the mistakes committed by earlier games in the category are present in Dirt, but they're magnified exponentially by the game's technical flaws.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Really, being boring is Confrontation's greatest flaw. Sure, there's a slew of frustrations, both technical and design, but those are oddly welcome after the tedium of everything else.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    There is a special level of Video Game Hell reserved for ROTSS. Simply by existing, it has made the world that much less fun. It's the videogame equivalent of watching your dog being run over, with worse production values.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's an offensively bad use of a cherished license, and it's an offensively simple and thoughtless strategy game.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's an offensively bad use of a cherished license, and it's an offensively simple and thoughtless strategy game.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    The gameplay is completely unfulfilling, and the game just doesn't justify it by being funny. The television show's humor was always crass, but the game somehow seems grim and dull.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Conquest is frustrating because a true update to the original series with modern design elements and sharp graphics would be a welcome sight for any real-time strategy fan. To drop this game on the public is a low blow to anyone who remembers the old game.