GameTrailers' Scores

  • Games
For 1,691 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 2.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 98 Super Mario Galaxy
Lowest review score: 23 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust
Score distribution:
1,691 game reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    If you’re a masochist with a sick sense of humor, give God Hand a try, otherwise just watch the bizarre videos.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Fuzion Frenzy 2 is like a decent-tasting smoothie of low-calorie gaming activities with a disgusting cherry on top. The game improves a lot if you’re playing at home with friends or smack-talking strangers online, but like any party, it isn’t meant to be a solo affair.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    While Dungeons & Dragons Tactics has a lot to offer, the real enjoyment of the game lies in the details. Yet it’s such a hassle to pick up its intricacies that most players will stumble through the game and have a rotten experience.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    As a standalone game at full price, we would rake Wii Play over the coals. But as a pack-in with the Wii Remote that basically costs $10, it’s a winner.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    With career mode and total team control M.I.A., it's much thinner on the options than past games, but the perpetual left-hand turn never ends, and that's just about all NASCAR fans ask for.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    With career mode and total team control M.I.A., it’s much thinner on the options than past games, but the perpetual left-hand turn never ends, and that’s just about all NASCAR fans ask for.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    There’s a ton of wasted potential here, but by the standards of the movie game the third Pirates game doesn’t fare too badly.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    There’s a ton of wasted potential here, but by the standards of the movie game the third Pirates game doesn’t fare too badly.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Ghost Squad is fun while it lasts, whether you’re playing by yourself or with friends. The problem is that it lasts less than an hour. If you’re the type who plays to perfection and see yourself going back again and again for unlockables, it’s worth a look.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Time Crisis is the undisputed champion of arcade rail shooters. Considering how irrelevant the genre has become, that’s not exactly glowing praise.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Sega Bass Fishing does a lot of things right. It's easy to pick up and play, yet tough to master, and it emulates the art of fishing quite well thanks to the Wii remote.
    • 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.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    APB's good points can't be ignored. It's got the best spread of customization features this side of City of Heroes, and the idea of a player-driven combat environment is certainly appealing. But the multitude of design and technical issues hamper the fundamental gameplay and make it hard to enjoy without some serious compromise.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    It would have made a nice pack-in, but package ends up feeling uninspired, relying on little more than the fast-fading novelty of motion controls.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    The game definitely captures the frantic vibe of the later Potter stories, but there are still enough miscues to hold it back from doing the source material justice.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Apart from a few brief glimpses of hope, Sonic Colors is a bit of a disappointment. Haphazard levels and unresponsive controls have been the bane of 3D Sonic games, and Colors does little to address these issues. It attempts to mask its shortcomings with shiny new trinkets that only briefly distract you from the glaring flaws.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Splatterhouse successfully exploits its grisly horror aesthetic by linking it to aggressive and cathartic gameplay, but fails to build a genuinely good game around this central idea.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Test Drive Unlimited 2's flaws aren't bad enough to keep you from being sucked into the vast amount of single-player content. The problem is that it isn't designed to be a single player game, and the online features meant to be its biggest draw have been broken for far too long.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Provides a unique and satisfying experience despite its flaws.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    There's not quite enough meat on this bone to satisfy the appetites of starved 3DS owners, so resist the temptation to bite. Capcom's certainly capable of delivering a better game than this quick and dirty rush job.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    A gorgeous game with clever levels, but the abysmal controls make it all for naught. For all it does right, playing it feels like a frustrating chore, and no amount of affection for the Fable series will make its failings easy to overlook.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    As a cartoon tie-in aimed at a very specific demographic, Transformers Prime does a pretty good job defining its setting an action. It just doesn't go far enough. A decent kids game that gets old a little bit too fast, Prime just won't quite measure up for Transformers fans that frankly have shinier, better toys to play with.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    The odd thing is that while Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is clearly not a well-executed game, it still manages to be fun with a friend. It's quick, stop-and-pop gameplay with carnage and explosions aplenty. Every awkward moment and terrible line of dialogue is a potential laugh -- or two -- so it's not the worst choice for a weekend rental.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    It’s a game torn between two personalities, and it shows. The new Strider is at its best when it’s delivering arcade-style action moments, but sadly these come too infrequently and too late for its own good.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    For a game that is rated TEEN, the latest One Piece doesn’t provide the flare that a teen’s attention requires, unless you’re a rabid fan of the television series.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    The franchise mode is one of the deepest you’ll find and it has extensive online play options. Unfortunately, the on-ice action and sub-par presentation serve to overshadow the good.
    • 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.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    Despite a few different fighting styles, matches tend to play exactly the same way no matter what environment you’re in or who’s doing the fighting. It’s like an album where every song sounds the same.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    Despite a few different fighting styles, matches tend to play exactly the same way no matter what environment you’re in or who’s doing the fighting. It’s like an album where every song sounds the same.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    Easily the best NCAA basketball option out there. It does so much right that even the frustrating scoring issues can’t really kill the experience.