Happy Puppy's Scores

  • Games
For 478 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 2.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2
Lowest review score: 20 Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 34 out of 478
478 game reviews
    • 48 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    To make a painfully long story short, even at a $20 price point, you won't eke a smidgen of amusment out of this product, unless you receive it as a white elephant gift.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    ESPN MLS GameNight is sort of like the result of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman having a little tike of their own, but it comes out looking like your average tree sloth.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Imagine the ugliest person you know, and then imagine that the person is made to be just a bit uglier. That's how horrible the graphics are in this game.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    In and out of the ring, this product's nothing more than a jobber staring down the most brutal tag team ever to represent the "sport": "WWF Wrestlemania 2000" and "WWF Royal Rumble."
    • 44 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    More than likely to go the way of it's real-life ancestors -- except that no one's going to be looking for it so much as six weeks from now, much less a billion years.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    More of a rental than a purchase, unless you're a huge football fanatic who requires every pigskin video game.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    If you are expecting anything remotely as cool as "Toy Story," you will be sorely disappointed.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    The result is a game even worse than the port it came from. It's not an awful game, but it is awfully mediocre.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Klutzy controls and instructions, tiresome micromanagement, and uninspired audio are wearying once the novelty of the game has worn off.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    This disaster of bushido, on the other hand, Kengo right into the discount bin.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Worst of all is the voice of Volcan, an anime reject who unfortunately happens to be everywhere. Imagine Spritle from "Speed Racer" with a limitless supply of sugar and caffeine--and a bad cold--and you get the idea.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The poorest excuse for a hockey game ever created. Not even the nice-looking player models can save this game from the recycle bin.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    To clarify, it's your typical boy-meets-scrap-parts-that-will-eventually-become-a-killing-machine tale, minus any compelling death scenes or token nudity shots.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    From the graphics to the execution to the gameplay mechanics, America is the poorest excuse for a real-time strategy game I've seen.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If I can prevent just one piece-of-crap game like this from coming to the market, it will be the right thing to do for gaming.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, for serious gamers and traffic-dodging enthusiasts everywhere, it's not enough.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A product that feels like a half-finished heap o' crap.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The biggest problem area in Mike Tyson Boxing is the controls. They're not completely unresponsive, but there is a definite delay that affects the overall gameplay and fluidity of the game.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The six mini-games are fun to play... for about 30 minutes each.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Falls into the same category as the Double Filet-O-Fish--while it may seem like an extraordinary idea at first, it eventually morphs into a complete catastrophe.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If only this game had the good control and the creative puzzles of "Resident Evil," it might have been a damn fine game. Of course it's not a damn fine game. It's a pretty bad one, but at least it's short.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 35 Critic Score
    The sort of shallow and frustrating gaming experience that only a surfing fanatic or a masochist could ever enjoy.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 35 Critic Score
    If you're desperately searching for a good motorcycle racing title, dust off the old Genesis and plug in "Road Rash." At least you'll have some fun with that.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 35 Critic Score
    Tomb Raider: Chronicles is like a fruit cake. Sure, it looks tasty and the name sounds good, but then you actually taste the thing.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 35 Critic Score
    Well, this game is more than all wet. It's completely sodden. Water logged. Soaked. Drenched.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Uninspired graphics, sound, and gameplay help you quickly realize why this game was created in the first place. Namely, to separate an innocent Trekkie from his cash.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Credit should be given to Infogrames for even producing a volleyball game, but Power Spike's a bit like getting sand in your shorts -- not much fun at all.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Horrible control, lousy graphics, and a migraine-inducing frame rate all add up to one of the worst games on the market. If you want skateboarding action, just stick to Tony Hawk.
    • 26 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The Hector "Macho" Camacho of boxing games: lots of style and flash, but no punching power.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Quite simply the worst game of hoops I've every played.