GameZone's Scores

  • Games
For 6,576 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 76% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 19% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Toy Story Racer
Lowest review score: 18 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
6576 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The color usage is really stunning, with all of the neon lighting and exotic environments.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best MMORPGs on the market. It has depth of play, dynamic interplayer action, solid graphics and terrific sound.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Grand Theft Auto IV is a solid port, adding in some compelling features to reward PC gamers for their patience. However, they’re going to want to sit tight and wait for Rockstar to issue a patch to fix the game’s stability problems.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great game, but true hockey fans that buy the latest and greatest that EA gives us each year will not see a whole lot of changes.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game that builds on its critically-lauded predecessor with fine new features, NHL 10 is a great follow-up sports title that other franchises should take a hint from.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With all the right elements that make an incredible skating experience--including great graphics and decent controls--this is a game that should be in any sport’s fans library.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's like watching a race on TV -- the graphics, even on a standard television, are picture perfect. I don't think I've ever seen pavement in a video game that looked so real before. The color and texturing is unprecedented.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues is a far superior sequel and a truly enjoyable LEGO title that gamers of all ages will relish on their Xbox 360. Thanks to the new level editor and loads of levels that span the four Indy films, this is the LEGO Indiana Jones game you will definitely want to buy.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dead Space is a top notch action game that will undoubtedly keep you at the edge of your seat. It’s highly recommended for anyone who enjoys a good scare followed by a lot of gunfire.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Thanks to its charming cast of characters and great production values, Uncharted plays like a really good Hollywood blockbuster that’s never short on memorable moments and action-packed scenes.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Could have been a 10, but interface, learning curve, documentation, and the 10 bucks a month brought it down a bit. In short... Thumbs and big toes up on this one!
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The lack of fantastical obstacles and other Tricky-exclusive elements is admittedly missed, but the inclusion of so many other excellent improvements makes you quickly forget that this ain't "Tricky."
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This expansion improves on all aspects of the game from basic mechanics to the soundtrack.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It combines stunning batting graphics with an option package to suit any baseball fan’s taste or skill level.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s a surreal adventure you’ll get lost in – in the best way possible. The gameplay is remarkable, the innovations are superbly executed, and the graphic techniques and effects are amazing.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An absolute no-brainer for those who missed out the first time, the God of War Collection packs two phenomenal titles into one great package for a bargain price. Even if you have played them before, the visual and framerate upgrade is well worth it.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a worthwhile sequel that not only looks amazing but, thanks to the PlayStation 3’s innovative controls, it also feels better than the Xbox 360 version. If you’re a fan of the series or are looking for an exhilarating tactical shooter for the PS3, this is the game you really need to buy right away.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Guitar Hero: World Tour is a great step for the music game genre, offering some excellent new features and tons of songs. While there are a few stumbles along the way, this is a title that fans will want to check out.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Gorgeous, enormous and fun.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even though the single-player campaign still isn’t where it needs to be, Bad Company 2 is definitely a great sequel that builds on its predecessor in every way, making for one that no shooter fan will want to miss, especially if you go online for your gaming.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    You can learn to read pitches, fine-tune the single-player controls to give you more room for error or tighten them up to make each pitch a challenge.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The side scrolling title you've been waiting for. If you enjoyed "Metal Slug," this game is for you!
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautifully designed game that will appeal to all ages, and offer great opportunities for cooperative play between family and friends.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a must-have game for the Wii. It transcends generations, and even though expensive, will last for a long time.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the game still maintains the same traditional platformer level design and old-school Sonic action, the game is designed around teamwork this time around and this is handled superbly throughout the game.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the game is extremely simplistic and little more than a collection of many minigames, the action is fast-paced and addicting and should provide hours of mindless entertainment.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition isn't a terribly long game, and gamers shouldn't have a problem getting through the main campaign in under seven hours. However, regardless of length, the strange, brutal, and somehow beautiful world that ACE Team has created here is one that you won't want to miss out on.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A compelling story coupled with gameplay mechanics that fit very well, in a world that is an amazing treat for the eyes. Folklore is a delight to play; a game full of wonder.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The only thing is that it will take a lot of time to get used to the QB vision and precision passing, and you might fumble with the controls more than you are used to. While it is nice that this game is now more realistic, this sort of brings down the gameplay slightly making it not as fun, or just a lot harder than in the past.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With more than enough teams, game modes and a solid multiplayer experience, this year’s game is the one you don’t have to buy but rather this is the game you need to buy.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the game is a little bit on the simple side with its RPG elements, The Third Age offers up a compelling blend of great gameplay, fantastic graphics and sound, and a faithful representation of the Lord of the Rings universe.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This game is smokin’ folks. Galactic Battlegrounds delivers a fast paced action packed Empire stomping, Wookie howling, Rebel Alliance whooping, Jedi slashing, Sith Lord choking good time. Remember it’s all in the Star Wars universe, and it’s all good.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Gorgeous graphics, solid gameplay, and a wonderful audio track make this version of Spider-man 2 a winner. This is one game that gamers deserve to see on the PSP, simply because of the “wow” factor.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This game packs an incredibly well-scripted storyline with puzzles, and outstanding graphics to deliver an intriguing third-person RPG that is a joy to play.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As solid as a tactical espionage action game can get. This remake belongs next to the Resident Evil remake, which to this day stands as being one of the best GameCube releases.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Without a doubt one of the best portable remakes of a console classic, Final Fantasy IV for the Nintendo DS is a remarkable and downright satisfying game that does justice to the original and RPGs.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The main problem with this game is that it feels a little dated, especially when you compare it to "FFX" or other games coming out shortly. Other than that it is a great game.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    TLAD is a great expansion that adds awesome new content, and one that is well worth the investment of time and money for any GTA IV fan.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    League of Legends has replayability in spades for anyone who loves romps in real-time strategy format. It's attractive, accessible, and above all else, League of Legends delivers heaps of fun.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tire-burning escape into the deep world of motor sports. They could have just given us the Nextel Series and called it a day, but reached deeper and handed out the Triple-Crown by adding Busch and Craftsman Series.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not only the most perfectly packaged Game Boy Advance game, but it's also a dream come true for fans of the genre.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Kudos system is one of the most original features ever to grace a racing game. Project Gotham practically created a whole new genre.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the most original puzzle platformers in years, Braid is an engrossing experience from start to finish.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of those rare arcade racers that comes along every now and then and will tear you away from “real racing” games that you said you would never stop playing.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best FPS modern day war games to date, in my opinion. This expansion just adds to the realism allowing a more rounded arsenal and the use of some new tactics.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The game plays very well, I love the concept, the options are extensive, set up consoles are easy to use, the actual driving is quite realistic, the vehicle graphics are well above the average, and the replay value is very high.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Loaded with 40 new missions, 19 multiplayer maps, some new weapons, and mechs, this is a must have for any MW fan.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    All the new weapons, aircraft, and landside vehicles fit the time period and are well equipped for battle. The addition of helicopters really expands on the tactics and the way battles are fought.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castlevania: Lament of Innocence will make gamers cry tears of joy. It's a lovable, enjoyable game that, while not quite perfect, is clearly a classic. It's almost as good as Aria of Sorrow.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DJ Hero is a great game that will challenge you and give you countless hours of entertainment. If you’re at all a fan of DJ culture, then this game is definitely for you.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I have to tell you that this game is one of those games, which makes you glad you decided to become gamer decades ago.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Aside from the various terrains and many skiers to choose from, this title has the right idea of combining an extreme sports attitude with just the right touch of fantasy.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although they did add some great things to Tony Hawk 3 for Game Boy Advance, it’s essentially the same game.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Oni
    Though viewed from the third-person perspective, this is still a terrific shooter game that dances on the fringes on a role-playing program. With its rich graphics, solid story and great audio, Oni is a sure-fire hit.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There is not a doubt in my mind: Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver are the pinnacle of the entire series. If you are no longer interested in Pokemon, you should still give it a shot for nostalgic purposes. If you enjoy Pokemon, the $40 price tag is chump change.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is one of the best games I've played on the Wii since we've gotten it.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shiren the Wanderer doesn’t coddle its players, but those willing to invest enough effort into the game are rewarded with a game that’s intricate, deep, and infinitely replayable.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While there were a few problems, like AI issues and boggy framerates, Deus Ex: Invisible War is still a worthy successor to the original.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It reintroduces the sometimes forgotten concept of a 10-15 minute learning curve, and has done away with a 200-page flight manual on the basics of aviation.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Anyone who’s played "Fire Emblem" or the original Disgaea must know by now that this is a must-own strategy/RPG.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I have not had this much fun in years playing a MMO anything and I highly recommend this title as a must have if you’re a fan of the genre.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Besides the camera, the graphics are some of the best I've seen in fighting games.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The courses are fun, challenging, and impossible to give up on. The story mode's mini-games present even more challenges and are a great way to gain experience points.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although primitive-looking at the surface, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 really delivers everything a fighting fan could want. Buy it and enjoy it, no questions asked.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    By building off the foundations and bolstering the series with memorable missions, an incredible story, and awe-inspiring visuals, Blizzard has assured StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty's status as one of the best RTS games ever created.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If this weren’t a re-release or the Creator worked a little better I’d probably give it a 10.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Addicting and there are tons of unlockable items for gamers to come back to.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best games to be released on the NES years ago, and even though it is over fifteen years old, it still retains the fun factor as it did back then.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Compelling, great to look at, and a whole lot of fun to play. The options package gives the gamer solid control over the elements of the game and the storyline builds with each mission completed.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Paradise is certainly the most ambitious Burnout title yet, with a full sandbox city to explore and the great racing mechanics and smooth controls that has been the series’ bread and butter.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    On par with some of Nintendo's best titles. It's the best multiplayer game I've played in months, and might just have more replay value inside it than the super-addictive "Super Monkey Ball."
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Spielberg's inspiration for Boom Blox came from his pondering on "creation and destruction," and what came of it is one of the most engaging and visceral games on Wii to date.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Pokemon Black and White borrow heavily from the series' classic foundations. However, thanks to the improved presentation, stronger emphasis on plot, inclusion of brand new Pokemon, and exclusion of older Pokemon at the start, the latest set in the series actually manages to feel quite new.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blends all the things we love about the Grand Theft Auto series and blockbuster Hollywood action films to bring us a most riveting and highly entertaining hybrid action fans will love.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bioshock 2 is an atmospheric, immersive game that does more than just hold a candle to its beloved predecessor. The campaign is engaging, the multiplayer is great, and the new gameplay elements are excellent.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily one of the best first person shooters I've seen in a long time. The last time I had this much fun with a shooter was with "Half-Life" when it first came out. The great controls, involving storyline for the single-player game, good sound track, and the multiplayer options available make for an impressive game.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The AI has been greatly improved from its predecessors, requiring you to use even more thought to get around guards and other characters in the game.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The interactive battles are nothing short of being an astonishing work of art. They'll take your breath away, both in how the game is played and how it looks.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Telltale finishes Strong Bad’s Cool Game 4 Attractive People with a bang as 8-Bit Is Enough is hands-down the strongest episode out of the bunch.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection for the Xbox 360 features close to 50 games and while not all of them are hits, this collection will not fail to keep you busy … deliciously busy.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Warning: Playing this game with these lovable characters --- will become addicting.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Visually enticing and richly entertaining, this may be one of the best sports games of the year.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hardcore Mega Man fans (or anyone else looking for a great, challenging action game) should seize this opportunity to take the blue bomber back to his old-school roots.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great game because it takes interaction with your game environment to a new and remarkable level. But it doesn't stop there.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The levels are teeming with things to do, with tons of goals to perform in each one of them. There is also no shortage of playable characters, with a plethora of pro skaters and secret characters to help you on your journey.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just when you think you have seen it all, here comes an Expansion Pack that more than doubles the original Game!
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    You can’t really go wrong with this one.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even though there have been many space-combat strategy games, Sins of a Solar Empire does a really good job of mixing various 4X and RTS games, and gives players a game with deep strategy that will keep them busy for a while.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The puzzles are engaging without being too taxing, and are mixed into the story nicely. The plot is paced well. I just couldn't find anything about this game I didn't like, except that it is a bit short.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    From downright creepy to challenging, Vampire: The Masquerade ' Bloodlines has an immersive story and maintains a foreboding tone throughout.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The gameplay is exactly right: intriguing, engaging and challenging, without being frustrating. The game is long enough, and not too long. The interface is good, although the inventory access still needs improving. The puzzles are great, the mini-games are great...it's a great game.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even though this game this game can be beaten in a short time period, do not let this stop you from purchasing the game. It has well designed levels, tight controls, and a great theme to play.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a humorous and addicting casual game, far from the tense and gory experience found in most zombie games.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Commandos 2 Men Of Courage has literally sucked the hours out of my life. The gameplay is like sheer crack addiction folks.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I can FINALLY feel comfortable letting my kids play an MMORPG game, and can also feel comfortable leaving the room for a bit knowing that I won’t have to listen to crying about someone killing them in the game or asking me that dreaded question at dinner “Dad … what does this four letter word mean”?
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I enjoyed this last episode more so than any of the others. The humor hit my funny bone dead on, and I enjoyed seeing all the stuff littered around the locations from the previous episodes.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tired of chainsawing Locusts? Bored of sniping Nazis? Give Viva Pinata a shot. Experiencing a vibrant world full of animals that react to every decision you make in your garden is not a typical simulation videogame.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    WipEout Pulse is, by far, one of the most enjoyable and addictive racing games to come along for the PSP this year. It’s a fast-paced, unforgiving and intense racing that will surely please fans of the racing game genre even with the lack of racetracks.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A force to be reckoned with. THQ has put every other fighting game on notice as UFC Undisputed 2010 has moved into the domain of one of the best games in the genre.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the creepiest and most disturbing game experiences I've had in a long time. The game has a brooding sense of atmosphere and a great story that is the stuff of nightmares.