GameStar's Scores

  • Games
For 1,071 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 64% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 30% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 94 Crysis
Lowest review score: 19 Cityconomy
Score distribution:
1071 game reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    It combines a terrific single-player campaign with brilliant multi-player battles. The result: the best tatical strategy game of the year with well designed missions and great handling.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Full of atmosphere, funny and like LucasArts. Part 4 of the trilogy (!) stays true to its predecessors and that's how it should be. Please don't stop!
    • 91 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Wrath of the Lich King doesn’t offer much for new players, it’s made for experienced players. It increases the scale of the game, adds a few new bits and improves the game while still using the same well known and polished game mechanics. This may sound boring, but it’s absolutely not.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    This game is a very intense experience, no doubt at all. It mixes fast action with slow passages and perfectly done scripts. But it could have been much better had someone with talent written the story. It’s full of logical errors and gaps the size of the Grand Canyon… and the massacre on the airport only serves to show the missing tactfulness of the developer. But it’s a brilliant game, nonetheless.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Tropico 5 isn't just the best of the series, but simply one of the best games of its kind. The Settlers and Anno series should take note.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Fight, level up, explore, conquer, build. Even after 20 years this still manages to glue you to the screen. Incredible.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Quotation forthcoming.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Telling the story of Psycho, who appeared in Crysis, too, the game feels a bit like playing deleted scenes from the first game. But lots of things are improved, there are more scripts, even better graphics and the cut-scenes are better, too. If you like fast action and couldn't care less about the story then Crysis Warhead is for you. If you haven't played Crysis and don't know what's going on, you may feel a bit lost, though.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Skylines has already exceeded my high expectations.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Quotation forthcoming.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It still plays great, better than FIFA - but we are fed up with graphics downgrades for PC gamers.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This is the best WoW so far and that's true in every aspect of the game. It's a bit too easy, but it has the most original quests of every other MMORPG.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Only in one aspect I would have expected more from Fifa 15, namely in the game modes.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Oh my God, this is cute. Oh my God, this is beautiful.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Quotation forthcoming.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Quotation forthcoming.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Lucasarts has found a worthy heir: Daedalic from Germany. The game may deal with rubbish, dirt and crap, but there is only one word to describe Deponia: terrific!
    • 89 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    On the one hand, this could have been a less expensive DLC for Left 4 Dead, just like it was done for Team Fortress 2. On the other hand, we don’t really care, once we’ve chocked someone to death as a Smoker or hit someone with our fist as a Charger. That’s only possible in Left 4 Dead 2.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This is a complete make-over of the series. It’s faster, more diverse, more flexible and because of these changes it’s extremely thrilling, too. There are a lot of ways to win, so trying out new strategies is very entertaining.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Everything that was great has been improved, but there are some problems with the controls and the growing difficulty.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Only those who thoroughly deal with the fine adjustments of his car will have really great fun with the title. Accordingly racing game Newbies should stick to lighter fare.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This add-on improves the gameplay and the atmosphere of an already great game. It's the sole ruler of the city builder genre.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    That’s how a sequel should be done. There’s a better story and a much more charming hero. Even the few flaws of the game can’t hurt the great overall impression.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Quotation forthcoming.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A world full of heroes, dangers and adventures with a story deeply embedded onto the lore of Warcraft. The best add-on so far.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This is the first great game of 2010. It’s a worthy successor to the first game and a fast paced science fiction drama. Maybe no one except Bioware really knows how to tell stories and create believeable characters. It’s more than just a role playing game and also technically advanced.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Shogun 2 takes the series back to its roots and got rid of a lot of complicated and confusing details. Now it's possible to concentrate on the really important tasks again: battles, ruling the country and cursing.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Same hero, same era, same game mechanics – but surprisingly huge, with well designed missions and a great atmosphere. But you should have played Assassins's Creed 2 to know what's going on.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Three Brothers, one woman, one destiny: the tragic story of the McCalls in Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is one of the best ever told in an action game. If you're looking for a diverse (albeit linear) shooter with a great story, duels and chases, this is the game for you.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Lots of content, full of variety and extremely will written. This is a well-done add-on for a low price.