MS Xbox World's Scores

  • Games
For 878 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 68% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 28% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Halo: Combat Evolved
Lowest review score: 20 Dream Chronicles
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 50 out of 878
878 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With driving fans having to pick between Forza 2 and this it’s really just a matter of preference even though Forza 2 has more fans, arcade style racers will feel more at home with DiRT.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Technically, Burnout 3: Takedown is not as realistic or advanced graphically as an xbox specific title such as "PGR2," but this is an arcade racer with arcade racing visuals.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    In closing, Naruto: The Broken Bond, isn’t the most accessible game in regards to its story, and those characters contained within; yet at the same time offers gameplay which covers a lot a ground which should keep fans / non-fans well occupied and entertained.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    At 800 Microsoft points, Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is an absolute steal, and anyone looking for a solid action-packed shmup, or just a good time filled to the brim with explosions, would be remiss to not give it a good, hard look.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    E4 demands the player understand and embrace the symbiotic relationship between music, light and gameplay, if they wish to enjoy the title. For those players that reach this state of mind, E4 is probably one of the best experiential titles you can get in this genre.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    There are not many games that have a fantastic storyline with top of the range graphics and gameplay, but this is one of them.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    There’s a very solid game here and with the impressive AI and the basis of a good game here, means that any future Bond games can improve on what’s already been established. This is well worth playing – for an afternoon or two.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fun and exhilarating.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Between all of the solo gaming available, the tons of fun you can have on Xbox Live, and the potential for more of both with DLC, you're looking at a great purchase for just 800 Microsoft Points ($10 / £6.80).
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It looks good, it plays well, it’s easy to pick up and the Street fighter theme compliments the puzzling gameplay.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Indy 2 is well worth the money. Lego is fun, Indiana Jones is fun and if you put them together you get nothing but FUN FUN FUN !!
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This is truly a benchmark game for all future comic adaptations. The slick comic style is superb with a fantastic storyline making this game a must-buy/rent for any Spiderman fans.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For those looking for more brainwork than sheer brawn then this game is well worth a look.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Commanders: Attack of the Genos is no comparison to any modern strategy, it isn’t a comparison to many strategies within the last ten years even, but this game does surpass what 80% of Xbox live arcade currently holds by a long run, as it introduces originality, character & value, this is a rarity that needs to be looked up to.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Kaos Studios should be proud as they have done a highly commendable job of reinventing ideas we've seen in Frontlines , piecing them into a more cohesive palatable story and releasing a new game which feels accomplished and easy to play.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Vanquish is a wild ride that sometimes tries too hard to be really important. Stilted dialogue, crammed with unnecessary exposition makes it a let down from a narrative point of view and its incredibly short length means it isn't for everyone. Those problems aside, everything about the game is excellent and it is easy to recommend.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Castle Crashers, even with the faults it currently has is quite possibly still the best Xbox LIVE Arcade game available.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter for the Xbox 360 is a return of a classic. It may seem a little dated by some, but I personally believe that for both newcomers and nostalgic gamers like myself, the HD remake that is now available still provides a wonderful experience in terms of both speed and adrenaline pumping action.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you are a big fan of the original DJ Hero 1 then there is no question to be asked at all... go out and buy DJ Hero 2 right now. It's more of the same, but better.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Rockstar have themselves laid it out on the table, and with it, delivered the single greatest piece of downloadable content to hit the Xbox Live Marketplace.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're not so fond of the realistic or simulation based racers such as Forza Motorsport or Race Pro, and prefer the more approachable, and more importantly arcade racers such as the likes of the Project Gotham Racing series, GRID and of course the original DiRT, then Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will certainly appeal as the finest racer of 2009, even if it is somewhat over shadowed by the dated original.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's a game that will reward those that spend the time with it properly rather than rush through.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With some killer moves, excellent Kinect tracking, some decent dance tracks and whole lot of attitude; Konami's dance game offers accessible and encouraging entertainment for solo or a group of players. The only real let downs are a lack of recognisable tunes and no learning mode.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    DMC 4 is a great addition to the Xbox 360 library of games, there's no first person shooter element to be seen, and in this respect makes for a refreshing experience.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The graphics and audio are excellent with a superb interface for you to control your squad but the main game is fairly short.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    MOH offers a welcome return of form, although totally lacking in features for the solo gamer.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A great racing title that offers a different playing experience compared to the four wheeled variety which most gamers are probably used to.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Not as good as the original as far as locations and story is concerned but better in other areas such as character development and combat.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Straight away you can tell that this game means business with the amount of options you can choose from before you even get to race.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With Tales of Vesperia, I can’t assure you’ll be playing anything distinctively different to any other JRPG out there. The only part of the game that is far from usual JRPG expectations are the real-time combat mechanics, unfortunately though they cause more of a frustrating and unsatisfying button romp rather than bringing anything enjoyable to the table.