Metro GameCentral's Scores

  • Games
For 1,785 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 13% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 84% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 10.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Super Mario Galaxy 2
Lowest review score: 0 Postal III
Score distribution:
1,785 game reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Not a particularly good game in its own right, but an enjoyably outrageous mash-up between three of Japanese gaming’s most prolific publishers.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A disappointing sequel that offers no significant gameplay improvements compared to its predecessors, and a notably inferior story and set of characters.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    One of the most beautiful video games ever made, but the gameplay is a far less attractive proposition – especially in this barely-altered remake.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Corporate greed and some avoidable flaws prevent it from reaching infinity and beyond, but this is still a game that can delight and inspire in equal measure.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Atmospheric storytelling of the highest order, but the game itself is often a chore to play and abandons too much of what made the original so successful.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There are some compelling ideas at work here and probably the closest you’ll ever get to Chromehounds 2 – but only for those already intimately familiar with Armored Core V.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For a game obsessed with OTT violence and knob gags this is a surprisingly charming and likeable shooter, if an unavoidably shallow and repetitive one.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It’s still not a patch on the better Mario Party games but its still one of the few video games where literally everyone can join in and have some sort of fun – from non-gamers to the ultra hardcore.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The jokes and plot twists are more bizarre than ever, but even they don’t always hit their mark – and without them this is an even less interesting gameplay experience than its parent game.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It’s the gameplay which remains slave to the visuals and storytelling here, in this intriguing but shallow post-apocalyptic fable.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The change of publisher has not yet ensured a change in quality for WWE games, although the 30 Years of WrestleMania mode is definitely of interest for long term fans.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An odd couple crossover that is not only a loving homage to Star Wars but the best Angry Birds game so far – well, except for the sequel that this monstrously expensive port fails to include.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It undoes some of the damage of the last few games, but taking the series back to its roots is an admission that Ratchet & Clank has done nothing but go in circles all generation.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A fun demonstration of the Xbox One’s capabilities but unfortunately much more a stealth sequel to Kinectimals than it is a proper Tycoon game.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The visuals may make even Knack look like a system seller, but there’s a quiet pleasure to Super Motherload’s simple but addictive gameplay.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Pure fan service in every sense, which ensures an enjoyably nostalgic adventure but also means a number of flaws that wouldn’t be tolerated in other circumstances.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A reasonable Puzzle & Dragon clone, but matching gems and punching bad guys does nothing to honour the legacy of the TV show.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Not a bad start to the second season but not a great one either, with a formless plot and unusually weak characterisation.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    One step forward in terms of story and two back when it comes to gameplay, Black Flag’s first story expansion has its heart in the right place but that’s about all.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A great idea that fails to capitalise on the full extent of Nintendo’s 8-bit legacy, although whether that’s through greed or foolishness isn’t yet clear.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A solid idea but the implementation, especially on a standard controller, doesn’t really work – leaving with you increasingly little incentive to save Max or his brother.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An interesting stew of ideas and great presentation can’t make up for a game that goes out of its way to frustrate and discourage its players.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The action side of things is weak but as an interactive meditation on mortality and predestination this is an impressively thought-provoking indie experiment.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A competent and unexciting update to a competent and unexciting puzzler, which is not nearly praise enough to forgive the optimistically high price.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Not one of the best map packs Call Of Duty has ever seen, and yet for some reason one of the most expensive. Being Michael Myers is fun though.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A good HD remake but the game itself doesn’t really warrant the attention, with too many unfulfilled promises that even its sequels failed to make good on.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The storytelling is as well up to Telltale’s usual standards, but waiting three months for such a short and relatively uneventful episode is unavoidably anticlimactic.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Another amusing look behind the veil of role-playing conventions, although it’s a shame the experience feels so slight and insubstantial.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A slight improvement on the first episode, but still basically just plot set-up for a story that too often feels out of your hands.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The graphics are a great advert for the power of the PlayStation 4, but in terms of gameplay and story this hasn’t moved on at all from the previous generation.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Kinect is still a solution in search of a problem, and while this is an impressive tech demo it’s a largely uninteresting video game experience.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The next gen space combat simulator now plays almost as good as it looks, even if there are still many more improvements needed.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    One of the weakest Lego games of recent times, and not just because the formula is getting old but because The Hobbit isn’t a particularly good fit for it.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Less than the sum of its many and varied parts, Mercenary Kings never gets the mix of modern and retro influences right – apart from with the amazing visuals.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The component games are better than the first time round but less well suited to the mini-game format, resulting in two unsatisfying halves of what could have been the perfect retro compilation.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Suitably outrageous and undeniably fun, but even fans of the source material will be disappointed at a fighting game that values spectacle over substance.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A very British sense of humour and a compelling mix of Metal Gear and DayZ, but the randomised maps and dispiriting endgame does it no favours.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A so-so episode, which relies too much on cliché and Clementine’s increasingly rapid transformation into a child superhero. But there’s still some effective drama despite it all.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Considering the one complaint about Titanfall was the lack of content this new DLC makes no effort to fill the gaps in the original package, although at least two of the maps are very good.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A surprisingly hesitant start to EA’s new sports series, in terms of both the amount of content and the disjointed action.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A small improvement on the last game but until the issues with the artificial intelligence and other bugs are fixed Sniper Elite will always be off target.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An always welcome celebration of one of the 16-bit era’s most innovative and cinematic arcade adventures, even if its gameplay irritations are even more obvious in today’s world.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Civilization on a smartphone (or tablet) is still an enticing prospect but this so-called sequel shows very little improvement over the original and is now missing a major play mode.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Some great ideas and fantastic graphics, but as fun as it is to see so many genres mixed together Abyss Odyssey doesn’t do any of them any real justice.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A competent but unsurprising slice of downloadable content that features a solid challenge and plenty of content, but too little in the way of new ideas.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Another uninspired expansion that features some enjoyable new enemies and encounters but fails to excite in the same way as the parent game.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The first Telltale finale where your choices carry true weight, but the inconsistent and contrived characterisation means it comes at considerable cost.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A game of two halves: the new Marvel adventure is awful but the improved Toy Box is good enough to inspire kids to make something much better themselves.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The most shamefully obvious clone of recent years, but although this copies most of Lemmings’ tricks it falls short in terms of both personality and addictiveness.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Rather than the future of survival horror this is merely a retread of its defining moments, and even then it rarely manages to equal what has gone before – let alone exceed it.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Even as downloadable content this would seem exploitative, but trying to pass it off as a new game is only a formula for disappointment and resentment.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For a game obsessed with OTT violence and knob gags this is a surprisingly charming and likeable shooter, if an unavoidably shallow and repetitive one.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There’s plenty of potential here, to make a Monster Hunter clone Western gamers can really get behind, but all its best ideas are sacrificed to endless grinding and repetition.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An impenetrable start for non-fans, but there’s enough potential here to hope that subsequent episodes make this a dream everyone can share in.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A relatively promising next gen debut, but it’s still missing lots of older features. And even with a few new ones it’s hard to think of this as anything but a work in progress.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A laudable attempt to make a video game that is both entertaining and educational, but despite the interest it builds up for its subject matter the weak gameplay is hard to ignore.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A poor swansong for Pandemic, with a few novel ideas spoilt by a host of badly copied gameplay mechanics.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The initial feelings of power and freedom hide another badly designed and unimaginative superhero sim.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Wet
    It wants to be an interactive grindhouse movie and it is: derivative, repetitive but mindless fun anyway.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A flight simulation so shallow you barely need to hold the joypad to become a top gun.
    • 75 Metascore
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    Microtransactions all but ruin this unusual real-time strategy and its flawed collectible card game.
    • 56 Metascore
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    A World War II-themed Splinter Cell, but with too many technical and design flaws to satisfy.
    • 72 Metascore
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    What once was a dumb-but-fun alternative to GTA is reduced to a broken technical mess on the PC.
    • 72 Metascore
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    The combat is excellent but everything else disappoints in this overblown and unlikeable role-player.
    • 65 Metascore
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    The greatest puzzle with the DS's latest blockbuster, is why it's proven such an instant hit.
    • 72 Metascore
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    It may beat Gran Turismo for realism but the real trick here is making driving a Koenigsegg seem dull.
    • 72 Metascore
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    The Wolfenstein series has never felt older than in this unambitious and workmanlike sequel.
    • 61 Metascore
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    It should never have been made, but this abridged zombie slasher avoids being a complete disaster.
    • 70 Metascore
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    Hugely disappointing retro reboot that fails to offer any of the freedom or fun its premise suggests.
    • 52 Metascore
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    Low budget, low effort port of what is otherwise one of the PS2's more unfairly forgotten action games.
    • 56 Metascore
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    Another overly simplistic WiiWare puzzler, that benefits hardly at all from being a video game.
    • 71 Metascore
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    The oldest online role-player on the block is definitely showing its age, particularly on the DS.
    • 68 Metascore
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    As shameless a clone of Geometry Wars as you could ever hope to see. But fairly good fun all the same.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    MegaTen's experiment in action role-playing continues, but it remains a flawed and repetitive ride.
    • 67 Metascore
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    Another disappointing slice of downloadable content, with little of what made the main game great.
    • 49 Metascore
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    A relatively ambitious WiiWare game, but whose many options never provide any truly riotous fun.
    • 61 Metascore
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    Exactly the game you'd expect to result from the film, with fun effects but no variety or depth.
    • 54 Metascore
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    The Windows timewaster comes to Xbox Live Arcade, but the only real addition is a hole in your wallet.
    • 71 Metascore
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    There's disappointingly little to get your teeth into in this only briefly entertaining consumable.
    • 71 Metascore
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    A not very dynamic comeback for Sony's other platforming duo in this repetitive and flawed adventure.
    • 60 Metascore
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    The closest you're ever likely to get to a new Wonder Boy, but this won't please fans new or old.
    • 70 Metascore
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    The third Guitar Hero game for the DS isn't as lazy as you'd think but the concept is still deeply flawed.
    • 65 Metascore
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    There are some clever ideas here, but like a good chestburster they haven't been given time to gestate.
    • 62 Metascore
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    Gaming's most prolific, but least pioneering, series ruins its best spin-off with an overdose of deja vu.
    • 63 Metascore
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    Another poorly constructed portable spin-off that brings us no closer to a real Battlefront III.
    • 57 Metascore
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    After a solid few years the Dragon Ball games are regressing, particularly in this flawed fighter.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Everything but the gameplay is great - but as fun as creating your own stories may be, it's not enough.
    • 75 Metascore
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    Another perfectly crafted adventure that puts to shame most other retail games at five times its price.
    • 59 Metascore
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    Saw
    Not the worst tie-in of the year but one that runs out of ideas even more quickly than the films.
    • 66 Metascore
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    Beautiful to look at, and with some great puzzles, but the bland writing is even worse than Hotel Dusk.
    • 68 Metascore
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    The controls are superior to Overlord II, but the gameplay and difficulty is even more simplified.
    • 64 Metascore
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    An unexpectedly daring attempt to reinvent the series but one mired in technical and design flaws.
    • 73 Metascore
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    The works of both Dante Alighieri and David Jaffe are defiled in this shallow and puerile actioner.
    • 66 Metascore
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    Capcom's latest attempt to please a hardcore audience tries, and fails, to be God Of War on the Wii.
    • 69 Metascore
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    It pales next to other classic arcade racers, but at least this Need For Speed makes an effort.
    • 73 Metascore
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    Activision somehow finds a way to dumb down what was already an absurdly shallow action role-player.
    • 59 Metascore
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    Sega's new dumbed down sequel isn't a disaster but it requires little skill and proffers little satisfaction.
    • 76 Metascore
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    Some effort has gone into this ill-advised port, but it's still a pale shadow of the HD original.
    • 65 Metascore
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    At last, Mama gets out of the kitchen and... into a perversely unenjoyable shopping simulator.
    • 77 Metascore
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    A disappointing second chapter that's short on comedy, game length and decent puzzles.