Happy Puppy's Scores

  • Games
For 471 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 43% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 52% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
Lowest review score: 20 Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 34 out of 471
471 game reviews
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Short and to the point, Zone of the Enders is a beautifully presented and entertaining, if shallow, action game.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Excellent outlet for novice users and musical geniuses alike.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The architecture is incredibly designed, ranging from vast, open structures to dark, claustrophobic corridors. The story is intriguing. Its deep, unexpected twists and turns will draw players deep into the game, delivering a rich experience.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The best new feature is the school... There's no more need for those huge strategy books--this mode covers everything and reinforces it in a way no book could.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    All aboard! This game will appeal to sim fans and model-train collectors alike.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Vagrant Story is, quite simply, a shard of excellence in terms of gameplay, emotion, storytelling, and cinematography.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The finest NASCAR racer to hit any console--setting a new standard that EA will have to follow.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Without a doubt, the Madden cards are the niftiest new things about this year's game.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With gameplay that's addictive and rewarding, you'll find yourself playing it into the wee hours of the night.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A first-person shooter that has you shooting Nazis in the head for a better score.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    And if you're too cool for this stuff, hey, grow up and get over it, because you're missing out on a terrific game.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A shining example of excellent game design...Plus, it sets new standards for blood spilling in a single sitting.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's different, distinctive, looks great, and has an infectious soundtrack to match the addictive gameplay.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While there's still plenty of room for improvement (the inexcusable lack of a four-player mode), this game does so much innovative stuff, and does it right, that it's hard not to classify it as a must-have title.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Although incredibly entertaining, unique, surprising, and well designed in nearly every respect, "Seaman" is not perfect, revealing many of the current limitations of voice-recognition software.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's simple, robust gaming at its best.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're looking for something unique, look no further than that series known for its bouncy girls. Now its got even more depth to go along with its more obvious features.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A guaranteed sleeper hit. While its edutainment background seems at odds with the subject material, these two worlds collide rather splendidly.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Although the fundamental Tekken formula has changed a little, the mind-blowing graphics will draw in even the most casual gamers.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    There are wonderful individual combos and terrific moves that link each of your three selected characters together in order to defeat the common foe.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you like to play in a digital sandbox and have an affinity for humor-leaning sci-fi, Startopia is not to be missed.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The combat aspect could stand another tweak or two, but the intriguing story -- a blend of creepiness and conspiracy--keeps these discs in the console until the final credits run.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The first game on the PS2 that has made me look forward to owning one of my own.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The eye-catching graphics, tight control, and enjoyable gameplay of this fine game really caught me by surprise. To all the PS2 users disappointed with the system's lackluster games, I highly suggest picking this title up.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This game is what the movie should have been.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This one takes full advantage of the PS2's graphic capabilities, giving a digital beatdown to all comers in the genre.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Call me evil, but there is nothing more satisfying then overhead-smashing a ball right into the cute noggin of either Baby Mario or Toad.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Dino Crisis 2 serves up plenty of heart-thumping mayhem, awesome graphics and sound, and enough dinosaur bloodlust to keep even the most experienced dino hunters on their toes.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The best classic compilation yet.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fresh graphics, tight controls, and completely addictive gameplay make this a definite must-have title. To sum it up in one word, it's smugglelicious!

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