MS Xbox World's Scores

  • Games
For 880 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 1.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Super Street Fighter IV
Lowest review score: 20 Dream Chronicles
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 50 out of 880
880 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 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
    Capcom has done well to reinvent the series in Lost Planet 2, which is similar in many ways to its predecessor, but feels fresh enough to be classed almost as a new game entirely.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The usual tweaks and additional features help improve an already decent title that is sure to delight many golfing fans.
    • 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.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a welcome game and one that doesn't just follow the tried and trusted formula of the 'movie tie-in' video game.
    • 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.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    I do like the Lego aspect of this game; it makes it stand out from the other Rock Bands (except perhaps The Beatles). The music selection is great and the rock challenges are fun.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's well over two year's since we first had the privilege to be submerged into the world of Rapture for the very first time. In contrast to the first outing, the sequel certainly delivers that same and unique feel with the combination of well thought out design and audio. It's not so much 'better' than the original, but provides enough twists and turns to keep us unadulterately submerged in this mesmerizing underwater (and demented) utopia.
    • 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 !!
    • 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).
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you’re looking for an addictive, fun skill game that anyone can enjoy and you’re shopping on a budget, look no further than Trials HD for just 800 Microsoft Points ($10.00 / £6.80).
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A great storyline with plenty of twists and charismatic characters make Dragon Age: Origins a memorable experience.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For fans of the genre MX vs. ATV Reflex will be a no brainer day one purchase, and we suspect the excellent production values combined with positive word of mouth will get many casuals on board too.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're an Xbox 360 strategist or megalomaniac then get this game as you won't be disappointed.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    As the most exhilarating arcade racer on consoles Split/Second provides plenty of thrills with a tried and tested arcade racing formula combined with refreshing and dramatic game changers with the introduction of the fantastic power play mechanics.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Chime should be in everyone's game library not only because it helps out two worthy causes, but because it is a game that anyone can play.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    For 800 Microsoft points, Final Fight: Double Impact is a excellent purchase for anyone seeking some old school brawler fun.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The pricing of the Resurgence Pack is still a bit hard to swallow, but the amount of fun is only limited by the player and how much longer they intend on playing the game.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Let's be frank, single player in Blur, while "ok" is not really what the game is all about. Blur is about taking out the guy in front of you in multiplayer while protecting your rear from somebody with the same goal.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Toy Story 3 is obviously not so much for older gamers, but is fun non-the-less, and will surely be a hit with the kids with it's familiar pick up and play gameplay, and the ability to have a co-op partner jump in for 2-player is sure to adds tons of value to their experience.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you're a Mass Effect 2 head, then this is must have content.
    • 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.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Enslaved is an interesting adventure game that builds on the characters via cinematic direction to affiliate the player with their plight a little more readily. The gameplay is fluid but lacking in depth to really make it stand out.