NintendoWorldReport's Scores

  • Games
For 1,725 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 4.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Lowest review score: 10 The Smurfs 2
Score distribution:
1,725 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bravely Default is a massive game, and one of the best examples of the genre available on the 3DS. While it harkens back to a simpler time, it still offers more than enough complexity to keep players engaged for a long time.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    3D Galaxy Force II can’t escape its arcade roots, which translate into a short and shallow experience.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you can get behind the notion of old school difficulty and adore the WarioWare formula, NES Remix will hit all the right notes.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Retro City Rampage: DX is the best open world game to hit a portable system since GTA: Chinatown Wars on the DS.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While it's a bummer that the quirks of Crashmo didn't make a return, no one really loses when Pushmo World is so wonderfully crafted, with awesome puzzles and excellent new twists.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Endlessly charming and unusually engaging, Tomodachi Life is a fantastic diversion.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Guacamelee is a fantastic Metroid-inspired platformer that shouldn’t be missed.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fun is the simplest word to describe Feel the Magic. You will not find a more zany, unique, and varied game available. The story, graphical style, and games blend together to create a truly one of a kind experience.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Mixes elements of classic Mario games and sidescrolling shooters with touch screen controls for an experience like you’ve never played before.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While other games in the Wario Ware series have been packed full of micro-games and unlockables, SaWaRu falls slightly short of the lofty goals set by its predecessors. The overall number of games is smaller, and the fact that some of them are very similar serves to make the list appear even slimmer.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A highly original action game that takes quite a while to master, and it has tons of modes, multiplayer features, and unlockables to keep you playing until you do reach a level of mastery.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With top-notch graphics and sound that believably invoke the Metroid series, not to mention some really cool pinball innovations that incorporate many trademark features of the series, this game really does feel like a seamless, if unlikely, merging between classic arcade pinball and the creepy-cool Metroid Prime series.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The polygonal, disembodied head of Ryuta Kawashima acts as your personal coach, and his quips are actually pretty amusing. Challenges are stripped down to just include what's necessary, and there's not much to fault, in that sense.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The tank battles are unexpectedly fun and should be a blast with friends in multiplayer.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The mandatory touch screen controls for Command actually work very well.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you enjoyed Custom Robo, which I did, and are ready for more options, parts, robos, and online play, then dive in. You won’t regret it.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Yoshi’s Island DS may not be perfect, but it is still a great game, even by Mario standards, and should leave a grin on your face as big as Yoshi’s.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Variety is king in WarioWare, and while the game does not contain an absurd amount of pointless unlockables, or a true high-score mode for individual games, it is still a ton of fun.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While the game design has its issues and the localization bloopers are regretful, I still found myself glued to the DS—on my second play through.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    What Nintendogs does, it does very well. It’s a brilliant design that’s instantly appealing, and it truly can’t be done on any platform but the Nintendo DS.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Instead of porting it over without much thought, they took the time to get something working that took advantage of the Wii's strengths.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Although the original Trauma Center is a fantastic game, I wouldn't say it's for everyone, due to the extreme difficulty. Second Opinion fixes that issue while providing options to make the game even harder for veteran players.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The combination of online classic Bomberman play and unique mini-games make Touch! Bomberman Land a highly recommended purchase. [JPN Import]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    There will come a point where you'll need to overcome some big challenges to unlock the last few stages, but by that point enough content will be available to where you'll have played more than your money's worth.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Not only is Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party the first traditional DDR game to hit a Nintendo platform, it also may be the best version on any platform yet. It's incredibly refreshing to see a new incarnation of this game have such a great set of new modes to go along with the tried and true.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Etrian Odyssey definitely isn't for everyone, but that's due to its genre rather than lack of quality. If you have a taste for brutal difficulty and don't mind a touch of level grinding now and then, you'll want to savor this game like a fine wine.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The main mode of the game is a little short, and some poor game structure choices dampen the playability a bit, but that doesn’t erase the fact that the game includes some of the best platforming experiences available.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The game never allows a dull moment, and it will keep players engaged with its fast-paced antics.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Draglade is a brilliant marriage of music and fighting.