Gaming Nexus' Scores

  • Games
For 2,710 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 30% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Pac-Man Championship Edition DX
Lowest review score: 0 Postal III
Score distribution:
2710 game reviews
    • 43 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Naughty Bear works as a crazy idea, but not as a full-priced video game.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    It's just more Dungeon Siege III, for better or worse.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Amusing for a short period of time, the Asskickers will ultimately wear out its welcome in your gaming agenda in just a few hours or plays. It's a fun reminder of what the beat'em up genre has to offer, but will unfortunately remind of what is wrong with it as well. Die hard beat'em up fans only need apply... and even they won't be entertained for long.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Inversion is yet another derivative third-person shooter with a gimmick. This time around you control gravity in the most limited way possible. Although there are plenty of strong moments, the game is ultimately brought back down to earth with the never ending cinemas, repeating bosses, ugly graphics and frustrating level designs!
    • 53 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Rife with technical issues and a clunky user interface, Elemental: War of Magic is not yet the game I hoped it could be.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    The depth of content and similarities to past space titles may be tempting, but even its dazzling display of stars and planets can't make up for the lack of worthwhile gameplay.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    This is an end-of-life expansion for the HOI3 franchise. It adds some (minor) new features to the original, but does not do much to fix any major flaws. It is not worth 20 bucks to anybody but an HOI3 completist.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    I did not enjoy my time with The Adventures of Shuggy. The platforming kept me from properly enjoying the puzzles, while the game tried to keep me from even seeing all the puzzles the game had to offer. It was more like work than any videogame should be, and egregiously overpriced work at that.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    This is a huge step backwards for not only Guitar Hero, but the music genre in general!
    • 72 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    While there's nothing wrong with Crimson Alliance form a technical standpoint, it's a shame that a game with this much hack and slash action is so boring. The lackluster presentations, repetitive gameplay and generic story don't help anything. You're better off buying one of the better Diablo-clones currently available on the Xbox 360!
    • 59 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Squeeballs may look like fun but it tell the same jokes and brings the same snacks to the Wii minigame party that everyone else already showed up with.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    The only experience worth calling fruitful from this RTS is it’s online gameplay modes. You can otherwise expect repetitive and dull campaigns tacked on with unresponsive and, quite frankly, idiotic AI units.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    The Simpsons Arcade Game has a story that makes no sense, shallow gameplay, very little comedy and nonsensical boss battles. For ten dollars you're getting a brief experience that you'll likely never want to revisit. On the other hand, it's nice to see this game get a proper home console release after more than two decades!
    • 65 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    You're better off just playing through the first game a second time and waiting for The Godfather III!
    • 60 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Captain America is a good game that is held back by questionable design decisions. The solid combat system provides a superb foundation upon which shaky gameplay decisions were built, resulting in a forgettable experience featuring flashes of brilliance. Give it a try though, it's a fun trip while it lasts, but unfortunately doesn't leave a lasting impression on you, either good or bad.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Revenge of the Fallen has some serious flaws, but so did the film. It's hard to blame a licensed game for failing so badly when its creative source was so dreadful.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    GI Joe Rise of Cobra is a classic, addictive formula plagued by technical issues and a boring story that won't stay out of the pure simple action. Graphical bugs, stiff controls and a short campaign spoil a game that could have been as simple and fun as the guilty pleasure movie it was based on.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Beer and pretzels strategy game that comes on strong but fades quickly. Easy to pick up, and just as easy to put down.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    A retro VR tank game, Tank Universal is a bit too “old school” for my tastes. Others’ mileage may vary.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Don't bother unless you're either a Gundam or Dynasty Wars completionist.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Siren: Blood Curse remains largely unchanged after four years time. If you avoided it then, avoid it now as well. This title is really only for the horror hardcore.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    A game that is at best, mediocre. Atlus' localization talent was wasted on a poorly executed adventure that even hardcore fans would be hard pressed to find enjoyable.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Undercover doesn’t cover any new ground, and the campy cutscenes – which are a better motivator than earning higher-tier vehicles – lose sight of the game’s pace car. The police chases are knowingly the high point, but even those grow subdued through saturated exposure.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    This standalone expansion doesn’t have the wherewithal to pull itself up by its own bootstraps, let alone incite an uprising.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    A waste of your time. Its total offering is an antiquated platformer-adventure that’ll last you all of three hours and a four-player multi throw-in. It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of the show.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    A mixture of fun ideas and careful gameplay with excessive micromanagement and poor AI make for a game that has its moments, but falls apart under fire.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    Grand Slam Tennis 2 has a good visual product with quality stadiums and good gameplay. However, there is a lot of work that needs to be done with the career mode to make this game have a much higher replay value than what it has currently. After three years of releasing the first title, it is concerning that this was the final product.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    This is definitely not the Mercenaries 2 you were asking for!
    • 74 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    What has four wheels, bad music, and lackluster graphics? Flatout: Head On! Save your money for one of the console version where this game can be better appreciated.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 42 Critic Score
    While the core gameplay remains from the PC version, this sloppy port kills a lot of the fun with poor graphics and sloppy network code.

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