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 0.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Mass Effect
Lowest review score: 20 Dream Chronicles
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 50 out of 878
878 game reviews
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This is the best boxing game on any system ever. It is not perfect and has not got the options and scenarios of the "Tiger Woods" series has for golfing, but as a stand-alone game it is very good.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The customisation options are great for those of you wishing to get that bit more bang for your buck but are not really needed for the more casual players who will have enough to contend with in the Classic and Story modes.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Beginners and casual gamers with little patience will likely be turned off by the difficult Drift Competitions and Driver Duel races (when playing against the A.I.), but otherwise, SHIFT offers a highly customizable and engaging player experience that is welcoming to both racing-sim lovers and arcade racers alike.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    GRID is better than many of today's highly regarded racers, yes it can be frustrating and may take some brief getting used to; however Race Driver: GRID is one rewarding drive worth taking.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Forza 2 isn't a flawless game by any means but does remain unparallelled as there is simply no other game that can offer the same level of depth and unprecedented attention to detail.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    All in all, Battlefield 1943 is one of the highest quality multiplayer games you’ll find on Xbox Live Arcade, and for the asking price, it’s one of the best deals, as well.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    When it’s all said and done, MIBI is a blast to play. The single player mode is robust, and the competitive multiplayer portion of the title will keep players coming back for more.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Resonance of Fate is an interesting game that offers plenty of unique gameplay features for RPG fans to sink their teeth into. The story and overall look might not be so great, but the gameplay is where it shines through.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The game plays extremely smoothly with slightly 'iffy' storylines.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you truly enjoy the gameplay, which is Greed Corp's most important and distinguishing feature, then you'll get as much as you want out of this surprisingly fun title
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    I've thoroughly enjoyed playing Naruto: Rise of a Ninja. I find the character to be an excellent balance of oddball wacko, to someone you feel and care for.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For 800 Microsoft points, Digital Chocolate delivers an incredibly fun and intuitive game that will stand out on an already impressive roster of games on the Xbox Live Marketplace. If it fits into your list of favorite genres, Tower Bloxx Deluxe is definitely worth your money.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Lara Croft's return to the XBLA is very good, and as part of the Summer of Arcade series a welcome addition to the great line-up we've had thus far.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For fans or even gamers just interested in action hack n' slash games a like, you can't do wrong to invest some time in Wolverine's latest gaming outing, for the most part it offers up a visceral ride of gory action.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A "thinking mans" shooter.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A refreshing take on a tired formula of hack and slash game play. With its mixture of real time combat, strategy and management, KUF has enough to keep most armchair tacticians entertained for quite sometime.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you are into a lot of arcade puzzle games then this is a must have. It’s particularly enjoyable for all games players of all ages, there’s a lot to do and there is a good amount of challenging achievements to work for. So if you’re missing a game like Mercury on the Xbox then this is one to get.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The animation is superb and very fluid. The controls are simple enough with a great interface.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It is one of the best experiences of the beautiful game, but the slightly slow pace of the title doesn’t quite encourage the excitement levels beyond anything substantial.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Top Spin 4 isn't the most accessible game for newcomers as there's a bit of a steep learning curve to begin with. However, stick with it, learn the strokes,start winning matches and you'll be rewarded with a deeply atmospheric, precise tennis game that's actually pretty darn good to play.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're an Xbox 360 strategist or megalomaniac then get this game as you won't be disappointed.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For those of you unsure, you can be assured of a unique visual experience probably unlike anything you have experienced, with replayability added on due to the built in local and live multiplayer support.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're more of a solo gamer that prefers a shooter with some form of campaign, then Unreal Tournament 3 is quite simply not that kind of shooter, this game is just based on all out bloody carnage in the best tournament arena available, which is online over Xbox Live.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A great storyline with plenty of twists and charismatic characters make Dragon Age: Origins a memorable experience.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Test Drive Unlimited offers a great racing/driving experience combined with a fantasy exotic lifestyle gamers can lead, something that hasn’t been done before as far as I can recall.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    FEAR 2 is a welcome addition to the series, is an enjoyable single player experience and well worth the price of entry.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're after a game which isn't overly complex, smothered in excessive violence, has a tangible yet far fetched and uncomplicated storyline, then Alex and his powers should be right up your street, alley, road or city, whatever suits.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    So full of character and style that you will find it hard to put the controller down.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    CMR 2005 may not be as visually impressive as the Rallisport titles but it does deliver in terms of gameplay the most playable and fun authentic rally experience of any of the available rally titles.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Ace Combat 6 is certainly a welcome addition to the Xbox 360 library of games, and although we've already had a few flying games to date, none can match the quality of Namco's efforts.