NintendoWorldReport's Scores

  • Games
For 1,817 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 58% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Mega Man 10
Lowest review score: 10 Cake Ninja 2
Score distribution:
1,817 game reviews
    • 56 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    I really wish the missions were more meaningful, because the roots of a great 2D brawler are here – it just needs more time to mature.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Angry Birds Trilogy is only a decent port of a game that has become a well known commodity. While this version of Angry Birds is virtually unchanged from its free iOS/Android equivalents, if you are a huge fan of Angry Birds, a 3DS rendition may be just what you want. The game is packed with content, and will leave you with plenty to do for many hours.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The visuals are both the best and worst part of the game.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Atomic Betty is quite short, clocking in at just under two hours, with absolutely no replay value. It features a password save, which is quite simply inexcusable.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    If you're looking for a great kart game, stick with "Mario Kart." If you really have the urge to play a kart game featuring Namco characters, then by all means, pick up Pac-Man World Rally.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Siegfried, the game's first playable character, ends battles by stating: "Damn, you're wasting my time!" Most players will feel the same way about this one.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    It's just not as fun as the previous games in the series. Too much of the formula has changed, and almost none of it for the better.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Sonic Gems Collection is packed with rare games, but "rare" is frequently confused with "good". Is this disc interesting enough to rent? Absolutely. Is it worth $30? Not really.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Billy and Mandy's gameplay is chaotic and exciting but ultimately gets boring after an hour or two, even when playing with other people.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    My Pet Shop is surprisingly well-polished for a game aimed at a younger, casual audience.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Super Toy Cars ends up being a mediocre outing. For some, it might be enough to play through the content it offers and bust it out when friends are over.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    It may be worth picking up if you never played the previous ones, but you will have to deal with the problems of an Inazuma Eleven game from a bygone era.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    If you can get over the repetition, Sakura Samurai is a worthwhile experience. However, with the onslaught of better games on the eShop, you're not missing too much if you skip it.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams comes late to the Wii U and if you’ve been waiting for this version to play it, I’m glad to say that the performance is stable throughout the game, with the exception of parts of the final sequence, where the slowdown might be a blessing anyway.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The gameplay has serious setbacks, but possibly the worst part of Sonic Adventure DX is its cut-scenes. Featuring an atrocious English translation and mind-numbingly horrible voice acting, Sonic Adventure will, at best, leave many players embarrassed for Sega, and at worst, leave them disgusted with the game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    It seems obvious, now, that this game is for the hardcore Need for Speed fan. If you love the series, get it; it's a marked improvement.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Despite its innovative touch screen swing concept, True Swing Golf simply doesn’t deliver. There isn’t enough customization, gameplay variety, or fun to be found.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Sonic Heroes’ biggest weaknesses are its combat system and related controls. While the three-formation system provides a refreshing choice in combat styles when facing a handful of opponents, the system quickly becomes disorienting in larger battles.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    If you only have a DS and love Scooby and the gang, it's worth it, but if you have the option to play the game on Wii, you're much better off playing that version.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Banana Bliss is a straightforward puzzle game disguised as something with a bit more pizazz.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    With short stages and an underlying arcade nature, Wild Adventures: Ultimate Deer Hunt 3D works well as a downloadable title. Control issues aside, the game is well made and a good deal of fun. There isn't much to do unless you are a trophy collector, but if you want an arcade shooter, you could do worse.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Abyss is fun while it lasts, but could better itself with a more complex design. I enjoyed my time with it, but have no plan to return. I wouldn't regret delving into Abyss, but I sure wouldn't want to stick around too long.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Billy & Mandy has the beginnings of a decent fighting game, but its unrefined battle system is only suitable as party fodder.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The Great Juju Challenge is respectable with some high moments, but the last set of levels aren't quite as fun, and the final Proving Grounds battle is outright frustrating and repetitive.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    That said, PIX3D is kind of relaxing, and lets you make your own pixel art via its creation tool. Just don't go in expecting a challenging experience.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    This is a classic case of a good idea with lackluster execution, making My Word Coach the kind of game that I'd like to see followed up with an expanded and improved sequel.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    How on earth doesn’t this game have a simple auto-save feature?
    • 68 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    At the end of the day, Battle for New York isn’t worth the cash if you’ve already played one of the other DS games, and since it looks like they’ll be using the same engine in the future, you might as well hold out if you haven’t experienced any of the previous titles. Sorry, Spidey.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Penguin Patrol is a decent puzzle game with cute graphics and quirky characters. If you're willing to suffer through some of the game's more tedious puzzles, it may be worth picking up to occupy time that might otherwise be spent staring off into space.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    In a way, Just Dance is just like an up- and-coming dancer. It's very rough but shows promise, especially when played with friends.

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