MondoXbox's Scores

  • Games
For 610 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 75% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 21% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Halo 4
Lowest review score: 20 Fast & Furious: Showdown
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 36 out of 610
610 game reviews
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good "ballistic destruction" game, with functional and well-thought motion controls and overally satisfying gameplay. With better artistic and level/puzzles design could have been a real must-have.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good tie-in for Disney-Pixar's flic, entertaining and well-balanced for kids.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A decent flight combat game, especially if played in sim mode. Unfortunately the very poor graphics manage to hinder what's been achieved with a good story and overall feeling.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Doom 3 still manages to give us some great emotions, but it didn't age too well and the always present flashlight just worsens the general feeling.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A nice take on the usual RPG formula, with a great story and good graphics even if the the gameplay and combat system fail to fully persuade.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Razor’s Edge manages to fix many of NG3's flaws, except the bad plot. Still not amongst the best action games of the last years and absolutely not up to par with the first two games in the series, it's however a pleasant experience for Ryu Hayabusa's fans.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A game full of interesting ideas, but blandly developed. Its only strengths lie in the brilliant environments and good enemy/boss design, but all of this gets obscured by a tedious combat system and climbing sections, while the Memory Remix and Remembrane parts ended up being overly scripted and not really satisfying. Shortness is also a problem.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Cloudberry Kingdom offers lots of content and some interesting ideas with a potentially infinite longevity, but you should consider it only if you aren't afraid of an overly difficult and punishing game.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Graced by stunning and truly next-genish graphics, Ryse: Son of Rome unluckily stumbles on too-repetitive fights: the combat system itself proved do be quite solid but it lacks variety in enemy types and weapons used. Upon this we find an overly short story balanced by a valid co-op experience. It's undoubtedly a game to try for every Xbox One owner, but one that you could be willing to wait to find at a more appropriate price.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    NFS Rivals presents some good ideas, with a good enemy AI and bright visuals, but it gets partially ruined by an unstable frame rate and a general sense of repetitiveness in the game structure.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A completely different game from anything else available on Xbox One, suitable both to managerial game lovers and families with children, thanks to the many play modes available. If you're a fan of the series, you won't be disappointed even if the difficulty is a little bit tuned on the low side.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A controversial title, not fully doing justice to the excellent work MercurySteam put in the first game. It sports a very good combat system but stumbles on boring stealth and platforming sessions, with too many cutscene interruptions. However fans of the series will love playing as Dracula and going deeper in the Belmont family story.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A compelling, complex and well designed puzzle game, but it stumbles in its controls: zooming in and out and panning between different flocks is rather uncomfortable on console controls and will demand some patience from the player.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    A somewhat exciting and absorbing game mainly thanks to its frenetic action and huge combos. However it's only suited for fans of this genere.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    A good compromise between modern survival-horror trends and the genre's classical elements, with consequent pros and cons. We mainly recommend it to Silent Hill fans, but it's also enjoyable as a stand-alone good psycho-thriller story, granted that you are willing to close an eye on the visual aspect and the tricky shooting.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    DW: Gundam 2 is a good improvement over the first game in the series, thanks to many new mission types, multiplayer modes and a better technical realization. Fans of the Gundam universe will like the great number of characters and Mobile Suits, but be sure to know what you're getting: it's a classical Koei hack'n'slash, with a very repetitive gameplay and often dull environments, so if you don't like this kind of games you could get bored quite easily.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Ascaron aimed more at the game vastness rather than its quality, and who's expecting a good successor to the first Sacred will be disappointed. The scale and variety of the explorable locations will keep you busy for many hours, but the mediocre graphics quality, many bugs and overall unpolished nature nullify the developers efforts. But if you're looking for some co-op fantasy action with a friend at home, you could give this game a chance.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Wanted: Weapons of Fate combines interesting gameplay ideas with an highly cinematic style, creating an enjoyable experience even if a little repetitive. Unfortunately, its merits get overshadowed by its four hours longevity, more adequate to a Live Arcade game than to a full price retail game.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Despite the evident technical limits, this was an entertaining game with an interesting mix of first person view and point-and-click gameplay. If you're missing the old graphical adventures you could evaluate buying it, maybe at budget price.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Body and Brain Connection succeeds in keeping our mind agile thanks to new kinds of exercises only possible with Kinect, but it hardly will be able to keep your attenction high for more than few minutes per day. Consider it if you're looking for a challenging mind test, but don't expect a properly entertaining experience.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    It's got the great Tony Hawk's classic gameplay and good online support, but with too little in the way of content and no local multiplayer it's a half-successful revival.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Naughty Bear finally finds its proper home on XBLA, with a new customization system and its usual strong humor.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    Except for the new intro anime sequence, there's nothing particularly interesting in ZoE HD Collection if you already played the games on PS2. If you never played them instead, it's surely a solid game with good controls and a nice anime feeling, but it didn't age quite well.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 68 Critic Score
    A very singular game, coupling a good multiplayer with a forgettable and short single player campaign and, especially, a disappointing technical production if compared to Platinum Games standards. Thanks to its budget price and uniqueness could however be worth a buy if you’re looking for a different and furious brawler to pass some time with.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    The game is visually nice like all the previous LEGO titles, but we didn't like the removal of some important scenes in Indiana Jones saga and the by now stale gameplay.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    A pleasant and relaxing adventure, capable of combining different genres like rythm and platform games. If it wasn't for the repetitiveness of settings and situations, it could have achieved a higher score.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Angry Birds Trilogy keeps intact all the original games' qualities, but it belongs to in pockets much more than your living room. And the price feels too high, especially when all three games are available elsewhere for free or at much lower prices.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    A completely unconvincing campaign is coupled with a good multiplayer with some interesting modes and choices.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Despite its many defects, mainly the tricky controls and the bland story, X-Blades revealed to be somewhat enjoyable, and capable of keeping us interested until the end.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Afro Samurai shines on one side for its great artistic value, with some of the best cel-shaded graphics seen to date and great music and dubbing, but on the other side we find very boring gameplay, unable to provide us a good challenge level. The game will be mainly appreciated by the fans of the original manga/anime, while all the others will also have problems to follow the story, due to an inconsistent storytelling.