GameTrailers' Scores

  • Games
For 1,844 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 2.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 98 The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Lowest review score: 23 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust
Score distribution:
1844 game reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    With an asking price of nothing, it’s not unreasonable that Warframe charges for things, but when the game’s main hook is getting more loot, it slowly becomes frustrating running into so many roadblocks. Even with your warframe’s athletic prowess, the nondescript missions don’t offer enough to put up with the waiting, and there certainly isn’t a strong reason to part with a credit card.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    There's fun here, but it comes with some unavoidable roughness. It's tough to get excited about a zombie game that's only decent, but whether it's Yakuza's special history or inimitable blend of drama and absurdity, there's something here that might be worth biting into.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 66 Critic Score
    TNA: Impact! is an impressive debut for a wrestling franchise, but when held up against its contemporaries it’s still got a ways to go.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The intricate combat mechanics and exciting battle system can't make up for the poor production values, not to mention the sheer amount of repetitive grinding the game demands.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 56 Critic Score
    Despite decent production values and three distinct play modes, The Adventures of Tintin is a disappointment for those expecting a grand, absorbing adventure in the spirit of Indiana Jones. The final product feels rushed.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 62 Critic Score
    FIFA Street 3 is action-packed, well-balanced, and fun for multiplayer sessions, but its lack of content and simple play mechanics stifle the long-term prospects.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 72 Critic Score
    The atmosphere needs some work; and the game is far from a simulation in terms of realism and depth. Yet NBA 09 can still become addictive for those who want a fast-paced, accessible hoops game.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    The days when you could forgive RPGs of being deficient when it comes to gameplay are long past. Alpha Protocol's minute-to-minute action should have been on par with the traditional RPG stuff, but it's nowhere near close.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    There’s no denying the strong Pokemon influence, but it fails to be as engaging, intuitive, or fun as Nintendo’s blockbuster series. With an awkward battle system, and tedious spectrobe collection this is one fossil that’s best left buried unless you’re a Poke-maniac looking for the next fix.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Stiflingly boring.
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 71 Critic Score
    DarkStar One: Broken Alliance is big, complex, and just messy enough to make it hard to recommend without some reservation. If you've been hard up for a space combat sim, this is a lot of game for $50. If you're short on patience, though, you may want to sit this trip out.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 57 Critic Score
    Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines not only fails to live up to the high standards set by its console brethren, it also fails to deliver an experience worthy of your time and money. If you own a 360 or a PS3, and are looking for a worthy successor to Assassin's Creed, pass on this and pick up the proper sequel.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 62 Critic Score
    FIFA Street 3 is action-packed, well-balanced, and fun for multiplayer sessions, but its lack of content and simple play mechanics stifle the long-term prospects.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Though it gets off to a decent start, Sands of Destruction fails to keep up the pace. The battle mechanics deteriorate only after a few hours, and the story fails to compensate you for time invested.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 58 Critic Score
    Using the note charts makes playing Wii Music tolerable, but if you try to free form it be prepared for disaster. It’s more of an educational experience for dedicated participants, but the poor sound samples, ancient song selection, and poor controls will have many players quitting the band before its first real gig.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 62 Critic Score
    The Toyota Camry of PSP RPG’s.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    You can get through the main story in a casual weekend of playing, and the extra mission objectives aren't exactly compelling. Tack on some seriously under whelming visuals and a problematic camera, and you're left with a game that has its moments, but is ultimately disappointing, even for true believers.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 78 Critic Score
    It’s a game like no other, but it takes a great deal of patience before you’re able to truly enjoy it.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    SOCOM: Confrontation is a fairly safe bet if all you're looking for is a by-the-numbers, online, tactical shooter. Without a single-player campaign to add some flavor, the game does come off as kind of generic.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 59 Critic Score
    Jericho is way too ambitious and it hurts on every side. While not broken, it’s poorly designed and dull, from spawning enemies making the tactical play irrelevant, to a horror story that, despite its charm and intricacies, just isn’t scary. Jericho may be art, but not all art is good.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Diverse, connected environments, creepy characters, and fantastic boss designs speak to a journey that resonates stronger than the plot itself.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 76 Critic Score
    Lost World nearly trips over itself to find a compromise between pure speed and stopping to smell the roses, but unlike many other Sonic games, this one does a pretty good job.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 56 Critic Score
    Too simplistic for a strategy title and too clumsy for a pure action game, Undead Knights is a mishmash of poorly executed ideas that will disappoint even the most ardent zombie fan.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 71 Critic Score
    Final Fantasy II is a game that sports a refreshed look and feel, but a noticeable lack of added features and content puts a damper on this celebration.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 82 Critic Score
    It may not have the most well-rounded strengths, but it’s a remarkable game nonetheless.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm may not feature spectacular 3D graphics or 5.1 channel surround sound, but it does have enough depth and charm to keep players involved for the entirety of its 40-plus hours.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 81 Critic Score
    The gunplay is tighter and the online features are better, but even as a measurable improvement over the original, Kane & Lynch 2 feels like it's still catching up with what others in the genre have been doing right all along. It isn't quite the blockbuster it intends to be, but it is a competent if unexceptional shooter with unmistakable flavor and interesting online modes.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The mixture of real-time action and strategy is a joy to play, and a nice departure from what is fast becoming a stale play mechanic.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you're a fan of the mud-flinging franchise, you'll probably want to take Alive for a spin. Its fresh gameplay tweaks generally outshine its shortcomings, and plenty of throttle-twisting thrills await those willing to master the controls and progress their character. Just be prepared to re-up your entry fee once you reach the finish line.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 79 Critic Score
    Shaun White Snowboarding could definitely benefit from some more polish and it's fairly derivative, but its open-ended design and subdued trick system capture the feel of the real sport. Snowboarders will appreciate the ability to play the game how they want, but it's low on flash, so weekend warriors should buy a three-day lift pass for a test run.