GamesRadar+'s Scores

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For 3,265 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 44% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 52% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Mass Effect 2
Lowest review score: 10 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Score distribution:
3266 game reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    These are some of gaming's all-time classics, and they still deliver. It's just that, like a swimsuit model who just happens to be wearing muddy, chicken crap-encrusted overalls over her bikini, some of the magic of the original games is concealed by adjustments that were made but not needed or needed but not made.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A decent game - it just doesn't do enough to differentiate itself from all the other games like it. And while it's true that those games don't blend martial arts with duck-and-cover shooting, Conspiracy's approach to both of those things is just too shallow and repetitive.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's still an intrinsic fun to being Spider-Man--but this is too close to what we've played before, only with less going for it than games like Web of Shadows or Ultimate Spider-Man. This does the trick if you’re dying for more action as Peter Parker or desperately need a new Wii U game, but a more fitting title for this would be "The Acceptable Spider-Man."
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The final topper is how pulled-back and choppy the graphics are in comparison to the first Rearmed. The camera is farther out, making everything feel less substantial, and the overall fluidity is noticeably less smooth.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Though Luxor is addictive, it ultimately lacks the oomph, variation and a multiplayer mode that would help to make it an all-around great game.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A well-designed and enjoyable puzzler. However, control issues, repetitive music and a lack of tactical freedom mean it's unlikely you'd choose to play this over real Hitman on your console.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    This is a great building game with impressive puzzle elements, but its main strategy components, tarnished by unpredictable wind-up-and-go gameplay and exploitable elements, cause it to trip and fall a few times. It's a game with plenty of potential, but it definitely has its share of weaknesses.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Metrico has interesting visuals and creative mechanics, but getting stuck brings your enjoyment to a full stop.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If the control wasn't so sloppy and loose, Total Destruction could easily have been a much better game. As it stands, this is just like every previous entry.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    We don't feel that all the pieces are in place just yet.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, there's just not enough here to keep you coming back. Once you've finished the campaign once, you can play through online modes or take a shot at an even more difficult campaign, but more than likely you'll follow the Bond-film route and call it quits.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's disappointing drop in quality for a series that we'd held in high esteem, but 'Catch a Ride' does enough to make sure that the next episode should be considerably more interesting.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, there's just not enough here to keep you coming back. Once you've finished the campaign once, you can play through online modes or take a shot at an even more difficult campaign, but more than likely you'll follow the Bond-film route and call it quits.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For gamers who like things categorically insane, you're looking at a go-to, button-mashy party game.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It doesn't quite match its rival "College Hoops 2K7" on the court or the price tag (it's $10 more).
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Full Frontal Assault isn't as much of an evolution of the series as it is a fun experiment with its mechanics. Unless the support is there for more maps down the road, it might not be in your regular rotation for more than a few weeks or so. Still, it's a pretty good bang for your buck whether you're a longtime fan or not.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The targeting system sucks, often sticking to the enemy you just knocked down (and therefore can't attack until he gets up again) while another is bashing you in the back. The final aggravation is the camera, which constantly gets stuck on things in the environment, so you can't always see your foe.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Even if The Life isn't perfect, what with gobs of unbearably long load times, it's a unique twist that no other hoops title offers. So it doesn't have much, if any, true replay value - that's OK. It's compelling, and the best part of a game that is otherwise mostly overshadowed by its counterparts.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Basically the same game as the first Corner Shop, with different shops and minigames.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Rain is packed full of interesting ideas and themes: the visual aesthetics, the characters, the metaphors being woven, the mechanics. All of these are pleasing in their own right and could have warranted their own small title, but ultimately their sheer number overwhelms and muddles the delicate nature of the story trying to be told.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The presentation of Project Poseidon also leaves much to be desired, with awkward and simplistic texturing, not to mention some downright asinine vocals.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's just not much to do. The story is dull, the game is short, the voiceovers are horrible and - thanks to the on-rails mechanic - there's nothing to explore. The gameplay is there, but with a total lack of depth, most gamers will get bored in about two hours (if they haven't succumbed to carpal tunnel by then).
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    We really wish you could battle using multiple dinos at once, but in the end, the combination of paleontology and Pokemon won us over.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It may take a bit of imagination and willingness to suspend belief on your part but the premise is fresh and that's worth a lot these days.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    So despite high production values, highlighted by another stellar turn by Ironside, there are too many frustrations for anyone but the most staunch Splinter Cell fanatic to try and stomach.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While it's nice to hear the voices of the various captains (especially Shatner and Stewart), it never feels like a Trek adventure. As an action game, it suffers from poor controls and awful fleet (read: wingman) commands that gum up the works.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    When stacked against some of the PS3's other launch titles, Genji certainly looks impressive, but it almost feels more like a polished tech demo than a robust hack-and-slasher.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The grown-up Buzz! games might make you feel smart, but this makes us feel evil. And sometimes, that's way more fun.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If you like the idea of flying a cool-looking helicopter in a 2D action game that makes you think, Choplifter HD is totally worth checking out. When it works, it's old-fashioned and yet not quite like anything else out there currently. If the chopper had controlled just a bit more nimbly, it's possible all of the game's problems would disappear or at least be reduced to much more tolerable levels.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Is it as good as the console versions? No, and the audio problems make this a hard game to recommend if you're interested in the story. Plus, even if the controls are great for a Wii game, they're still not as good as a regular controller.

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