GamesRadar's Scores

  • Games
For 2,923 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Super Mario Galaxy 2
Lowest review score: 10 March of the Penguins
Score distribution:
2,923 game reviews
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If you love the idea of playing an interactive commercial for Ford Motors and own both an Xbox and a PS2, then go with the PS2 version. The graphics are about the same and the slightly longer load time on the PS2 will give you a much needed break from this monotonous racer.
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    • 50 Critic Score
    To be blunt, EA should’ve done one of three things with Tiger on the PS2 – restore some features that all other platforms enjoy, sell it for $10 as a “roster update” of sorts, or just put it out to pasture once and for all.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    In fact, for casual Warriors players, it may even be better to have not played the first game, as the main game probably will make you less likely to want to play the new, but not all that different, content.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    It's killer as nostalgia, somewhat crap as a game, and the surprising $50 price will put it out of the minds of all but the most passionate collectors.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    With such a drastic difference in features and entertainment value between Stewie and the rest of his kin, one wonders why he didn't just get his own game. As it stands, you'll have to play through some pretty irritating nonsense just to get to the good stuff, and it's just not worth the effort.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It takes a certain type of person to plunge into a deep and randomly generated dungeon, but if you’re that type, Baroque is a very satisfying plunge.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's so dumbed down that it might actually be more appropriate for children if it weren't for the T rating on the package. Just play the 360 version. Actually, scratch that, just go play Spider-Man 2 instead. It's worlds better than this.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If you were hoping for a Kinect-friendly great snowboarding game, this isn't the one. It controls terribly and is just plain uninteresting. Don't bother unless you're desperate for some XTREEM action. And we mean XTREEM in the worst possible manner.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    While the missions are well planned - important considering it’s called Th3 Plan - the cheesy dialogue and the 70’s synth-bass feels like they were all stolen from some bad movie that never wanted them in the first place.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    As cliché shooters go, Payback is no "Black," but it's not bad either. If all you're looking for is a predictable, middle-of-the-road shooter - you know, like if you just beat "Mass Effect" and want to rent a couple hours of mindless mayhem - you could do better, but you could also do a lot worse.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's acceptably action-packed, but if it hadn't been patterned after Quentin Tarantino's signature film, you'd probably have forgotten it exists by now.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    This may sound like a lot of customization, but every gameplay element is embarrassingly shallow.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While annoying, the lock-ups don't really do much to dampen how outlandishly fun the game is. If you like the Hulk and you enjoying destroying things, you'll enjoy your time with The Incredible Hulk, even if you have to reset the system from time to time.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Sadly, it's just a pretty face, and there's not much below the surface. As a result, exploring doesn't yield much in the way of rewards, so odds are, you'll just stick to your daily routine of repetitive levequesting and crafting. And then you'll log out. And then, one day, you'll probably just decide to omit the part where you log back in.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A lethal combination of clunky menus, lack of guidance, and general tedium combine to make Front Office Manager a dud.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    There's also a distinct lack of motion-controlled gimmickry going on; granted, many games just needlessly tack on motion chores, but considering the nature of evidence-gathering, it would have suited this game perfectly.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    In the end, what Elements of War amounts to is wasted potential. There are good ideas here, but their execution is tarnished by mistakes that the bigger franchises have long since outgrown.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The combat, for the most part, is satisfying and visceral, and the story, at times, is genuinely compelling. A mostly entertaining experience, it's marred by some terrible flaws and a handful of moments of unadulterated rage; much, we'd expect, like actually selling one's soul.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    If you’re a wannabe pilot who doesn’t mind navigating through a storm of mediocrity, you could do a lot worse. But you could also do a lot better. That, friends, is blandness in a nutshell.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The game also suffers from a lack of content.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A potentially good rental title for those that fall squarely into the target MTV demographic, Yoostar delivers what it advertises but won't be a game that you'll regret passing on.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There are only six minigames included on the disc. Six. Granted, Wii Sports and Wii Play don't cram 'em in either, and everybody loves those, but $40 for six minigames still feels like a rip.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    But perhaps the worst part of it all is that the transplant to a home console has removed a good chunk of Tag Force’s initial appeal: the ability to play on-the-go card battles with friends who also have a PSP and the game.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Even the multiplayer over Xbox Live can't save this title from a near-complete flare-out, and while there's nothing actually broken about Over G's gameplay, it still comes off as stale and tedious.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Dragon Ball Z for Kinect is more a curiosity than a game, and even then one specifically aimed at DBZ fans. The one-two punch of nostalgia and novelty is appealing for a while, but thanks in large part to shoddy motion controls, later rounds will leave you waiting for a haymaker that just never comes.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The never-ending explosions shake the screen and before long chaos and confusion take over. Battlegrounds is hectic given the small maps and spawning becomes silly as you come back from death straight into another death. It's annoying, yet not as annoying as waiting for an online match to start thanks to a nonexistent community.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    We can't help but feel Namco's overestimating our affection for Pac's smiling yellow puss if they thought that'd be enough to get gamers to enjoy this pathetic pile of remixed drivel.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The Legend of Jack Sparrow is bogged down by a host of flaws, but in the end, it's still a passably entertaining sword-brawler.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Everything about Madden 3DS is curious, from its timing (released well after the end of the NFL season) to its design (no multiplayer, no franchise) to its price ($40 when it should be half that). Our cynical side thinks it's an attempt to cash in on the excitement of a new handheld device, while our naïve side prefers to think of it as an honest attempt at meeting a deadline and having to prioritize.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Ultimately, if your kids are in the 7-10 year old range, Toy Story Mania is in their wheelhouse. Savvier gamers will cringe, and the younger set will have too much difficulty with the controls and the objectives. It’s too bad, because with a few adjustments, it could’ve been something much better – and more appealing to everyone in the family.