Nintendo Gamer's Scores

  • Games
For 1,483 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 12.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I
Lowest review score: 0 Academy: Checkers
Score distribution:
1,483 game reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll spend 50 unforgettable hours in one of the most vibrant worlds ever created. [July 2008, p.50]
    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    There's a seriously massive amount of gameplay per pound here. [Oct 2009, p.58]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Life-consuming, epic entertainment. [July 2010, p.44]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    We wish it was cheaper, but Rock Band 3 is the ultimate music game on Wii even if you don't re-mortgage the house to buy the new instruments. [Issue#56, p.59]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's liquid movement... A massive improvement on previous console FPS control... Not only making excellent use of the Wii's controllers, this is huge fun in its own right. For a launch title to get so much right is an indicator of great things to come. [Dec 2006, p.70]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    We can't figure out how on earth we've spent so much time in the game, or what we've actually accomplished, but doing next to nothing has never been so much fun. [Nov 2007, p.38]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The thrill of the eureka moment is Zack And Wiki's currency. Combine this with a control scheme that puts even first-party efforts to shame, and you've got the easiest Zack And Wiki conundrum to solve: should you buy it? The score's a hint.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FUN - in 200-foot high letters made of Lego. Regardless of whether you think George Lucas is a genius in a beard or the prime reason for bringing back the thumbscrew, play this now. [Christmas 2007, p.48]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A classy cinematic adventure with bite-sized, mission-based gameplay and the most viciously funny script we've ever heard. It's a real gem, and excellent on Wii. [Apr 2008, p.48]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most exciting ds game we've played in ages. [June 2008, p.56]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The ship's the star in the most ambitious DS RPG to date. At times the DS cannae take it, but when the engines engage, they really do.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The perfect package for Metallica fans, though putting together a full set of instruments could be costly. [July 2009, p.90]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FC Konami deliver another excellent game of football. The additions and on-pitch improvements mean this is well worth forking out for. The lads done good.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A Suda51 game anyone can enjoy. [Mar 2010, p.44]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With a swing of his fist Bowser barges his way into the pantheon of classic Ninty heroes. Expect a wide grin from start to finish.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fight past the awkwardness for an indispensable original. [Dec 2009, p.58]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A life-consuming wonder-gem. [Winter 2009, p.65]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a supercharged Ace Attorney, Ghost Trick positively thunders forwards with an awesome narrative drive. Dead clever. Dead pretty. Dead good.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As conflicted a Mario game as we've ever played, but an undeniable 3DS achievement. [Dec 2011, p.58]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gorgeous title. [Christmas 2011, p.65]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tasty blend of traditional Resi spooks and modern action pacing that, despite a few action hiccups, remains one of the most satisfying uses of 3DS to date. The third-party game to beat. [Jan 2012, p.98]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As thrilling to complete the first time as the fifth. [July 2012, p.105]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 89 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    A welcome return to top form for the world's most exhausted videogame hero. [Aug 2006, p.52]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 80 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Magnificently smooth, slick and playable, with a good range of levels to suit all standards of player. [Feb 2008, p.46]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Seasoned Civ fans will love how the heart and soul of the game have been distilled to DS without losing any of the appeal. [Oct 2008, p.66]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 83 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Pro Evo scores a screamer on its Wii debut. Despite iffy defending and no Master League, this is top quality footie action. Champion.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Don't demand an orchestral "Guitar Hero" or instrument simlation and you'll be happy. [Christmas 2008, p.48]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Expect the depth of an RPG and you may be disappointed, but for latent ninjas this blisteringly quick and beautiful action title will be like manna from heaven. [JPN Import; July 2009, p.64]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 78 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    The best tennis game on Wii, and probably the most enjoyable one we've played on any console since Mario Tennis on N64. [Aug 2009, p.62]
    • Nintendo Gamer
    • 83 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    One of the finest strategy games ever made. [June 2009, p.50]