NintendoWorldReport's Scores

  • Games
For 1,988 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 59% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 36% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Mario Tennis: Power Tour
Lowest review score: 10 Chronicles of Vampires: The Awakening
Score distribution:
1988 game reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The biggest problems are found within the game's presentation, which looks dated and needed an update from its original release. Porting it to the Nintendo 3DS was almost pointless, but it’s saved by some clever uses of StreetPass, SpotPass and Local Play.
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    • 65 Critic Score
    Heroes 2 is not the best DSiWare title available, but if you're hankering for some turn-based strategic battle planning action, it stacks up well enough, especially for those who can't yet play the new Fire Emblem.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The unlockables, missions, and wide variety of characters save the game from being terrible, luckily.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    Paladin Studios made a decent game and I can be frank about that, but that doesn't mean that you are exactly getting your money's worth.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    For what it's worth though, this is a handy little tool with more information than you could possibly ask, and the fact that it's free just sweetens the deal. If you don't yet have it and you're a Pokémon fan, get it. Now.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The Denpa Men could be considered "old school" in this way, a quality that may make the downloadable game an appealing distraction to some, but its surplus of unchanging RPG content drags on the novelty of the experience with time. Like any crayon, The Denpa Men quickly becomes dull.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    If you just got your GameCube at the reduced price and demand Mario Party action, please buy this game instead of "Mario Party 4." Otherwise, stick with the Party you’ve got.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    There is still something incredibly satisfying about beating your buddy up until he shrinks down to a little naked person and then eating him for lunch.
    • 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.
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    • 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.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 65 Critic Score
    The mini-games in this entry aren’t marginally better or worse than recent games, though there is a good balance of motion-controlled and traditional-controlled mini-games present in the title.
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    • 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.