GamingExcellence's Scores

  • Games
For 1,018 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 58% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Grand Theft Auto IV
Lowest review score: 12 American McGee Presents Bad Day LA
Score distribution:
1018 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Battlefield 1943 is proof that the increasing complexity found in some shooters gets in the way of the fun instead of enhancing it.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This stellar combination is a must play that will keep you on the edge of your seat as you strive to unfold the true history of Vainqueur.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Out of Bounds is proof positive that even a simple concept can be turned into an enjoyable game experience for any fans of golf games or even just casual players looking for some fun online play. Tee up.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With new weapons, enemies, spells, environments, quests, and a story that makes the Knights of the Nine seem like child's play, the Shivering Isles really delivers on the promise of a great expansion pack.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While Metal Gear Acid is an amazing title which strategy fans and hardcore MG addicts will appreciate and love, it cannot be recommended to everyone. This is a niche title that is perfectly suited for the handheld console, but which may be too slowly paced and strategic for most - add to that the initial learning curve of the card system.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Overall, Renegade Squadron is a solid title that brings great graphics and sound together with stealthy load times and seamless multiplayer.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While all of the work that went into Dark Athena is appreciated it doesn’t change the fact that the pacing and level design in the original game far outshines that of anything that the expansion really brings to the table.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While all of the work that went into Dark Athena is appreciated it doesn’t change the fact that the pacing and level design in the original game far outshines that of anything that the expansion really brings to the table.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While it carries over the best and worst qualities of its RPG influences, good gameplay forgives a lot and Galactrix has this in spades
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's great for some fast-paced racing with explosions, and the ability to rank up and gain more and more unlockables make it easy and fun to come back to and play just one more race.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    All in all, this is the perfect procrastinator’s game. It’s light, it’s somewhat challenging and above all, it’s enjoyable without the addiction factor.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The mechanics are sound, but not rock-solid, the graphics are decent, though not great, and the carnage is excellent, though sometimes disorienting, especially with the less-than-stellar camera.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's great for some fast-paced racing with explosions, and the ability to rank up and gain more and more unlockables make it easy and fun to come back to and play just one more race.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With new weapons, enemies, spells, environments, quests, and a story that makes the Knights of the Nine seem like child's play, the Shivering Isles really delivers on the promise of a great expansion pack.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    However with time, and a lot of patience, you can excel past these problems and find a really enjoyable experience just waiting to be uncovered.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    On its own, it'd be hard to argue that Black Ops is anything less than phenomenal. But compared to the last couple Call of Duty games, Black Ops doesn't really do anything to set it apart. It is still a great game that shooter fans will love without question – just don't expect it to change your perspective on the long-running series.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    LIMBO is quite an amazing game. The setting is very captivating and really brings you into the story.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While all of the work that went into Dark Athena is appreciated it doesn’t change the fact that the pacing and level design in the original game far outshines that of anything that the expansion really brings to the table.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The thing about the Dead Rising series is that it's pretty unique. Killing hordes of zombies with a huge variety of improvised weaponry isn't a genre present anywhere else. It's a great game to just mess around in, picking up random clothing, smashing zombie heads in and fighting away psychopaths.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    A thinking man’s shooter, it just might rejuvenate your interest in the World War II genre. At worst, it will give you a good story and gameplay, not to mention a hefty challenge along the way.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    In the end Donkey Kong Country Returns is, in my opinion, a long awaited return to a franchise that needed updating. Fear not, DK fans, this title is for you.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Split/Second is an exciting, fast paced arcade racer that is ever bit as enjoyable as other franchises in this genre.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Sure, L4D2 features new weapons, new game modes and new infected, but in the end, these are all pretty minor additions. What makes L4D2 a great game is what made the original so popular: exhilarating co-operative action with three buddies… and zombies.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Overall, however, the expansion to the game was very well done. It makes it easier to perform some very basic functions in the game such as dealing with your factions, and adds some new game mechanics in.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    In the end, I'd have to give Nintendo a big pat on the back for this one.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Much like almost every iteration of the series, Worms: Open Warfare 2 does not seek to completely revolutionize the series, but merely adds another layer of weapons, modes, and customizations.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Split/Second is an exciting, fast paced arcade racer that is ever bit as enjoyable as other franchises in this genre.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Much like almost every iteration of the series, Worms: Open Warfare 2 does not seek to completely revolutionize the series, but merely adds another layer of weapons, modes, and customizations.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    If you really liked the first game, well then there's no doubt that you're going to like this add-on, and I'd recommend it wholeheartedly.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    If you've been looking forward to Homefront since last year's E3 like we have, you'll be glad to know that Kaos has delivered a truly fantastic shooter. And if you're the kind of gamer that values quality over quantity, then you'll definitely want to check it out.