NTSC-uk's Scores

  • Games
For 579 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 25% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 73% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 Metroid Prime
Lowest review score: 10 Damnation
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 69 out of 579
579 game reviews
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There isn’t much else to say about this stupendous game. It is among the very best games to have graced the console, indeed it is among the best of this or any other generation.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The game's pacing as the pendulum swings from action to intrigue and tension is a masterstroke with so many memorable sections in such a short space of time that the player will be left breathless and, just like the end of Half-Life 2, wanting more.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While it is true that the twenty-one bosses won’t take long to dispose of, everything in the game is of such high quality that it does not matter. It’s easy to spend hours without even bothering about the main objectives, just blowing stuff up and admiring the physics at work.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brawl has the most characters, is the best balanced, delivers the most and generally trumps both the other games so far.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Underneath the hood is a well-honed, constantly surprising beast and one that isn’t purely for FPS fans, thanks to a generous degree of auto-aim that places much of the emphasis on tactics and intelligent usage of the tools at your disposal.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Flawed though it may be, it's one of the most atmospheric first-person games ever made and perhaps the standout title of the generation so far. Dazzling, thought provoking, compelling and engaging, it's an experience which refuses to lessen its hold until you've seen it through to the end, and in doing so, lodges itself in the memory in a way that few other titles can.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is totally freeform: ride around with a pack, do your own thing whilst occasionally bumping into other people and saying hi, or just stand around watching; it’s all good. This is what the core and vision of Skate is about – freedom and choice.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Left 4 Dead is a game which keeps things simple, but this to its benefit. It mixes all the right ingredients of tension, gore and rewards to make it thoroughly enjoyable.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast paced and full of relentless action, Uncharted: Drake`s Fortune is a pleasure to play from start to finish.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Resident Evil 4 on the Wii has taken everything that was great about the Gamecube and PS2 versions and tweaked it just enough to enthrall even vetran players all over again.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Umbrella Chronicles achieves greatness by being more than the sum of its parts. It takes the established Resident Evil genre, throws a dormant light-gun element into the mix, stirs it all together and still comes up with something that will amaze and thrill fans of both. This is an essential purchase for anyone who is a fan of Resident Evil, light-gun games or just action games in general. For devotees of all three, this is nothing short of gaming nirvana.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It has nigh-on perfect aiming, hilarious and fun levels, longevity through skill progression and variety not normally seen in an arcade game.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Quite simply, Call of Duty 4 is a stunning game and quite difficult to fault. It looks, sounds and plays brilliantly and offers an unrivaled online experience.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Those who’ve never experienced the story and fun on offer should take a look and owners of the original game still owe it to themselves to buy this game.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The level of enjoyment derived from the game in single player proves that this is a game best played in co-op, which is where Borderlands shines.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dead Space should`ve been a run of the mill, copycat title destined for bargain-bin obscurity. As it stands, it`s a glorious introduction to a new game world.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There can be no more complaints from gamers looking for a unique experience when gems such as this are out there to be sampled. Miss it at your peril.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a gamers' game to be truly savoured - here to show anyone who forgot or missed it the first time, just how ridiculously good it is at what it does.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tales of Vesperia surpasses every Tales game that preceded it, by building on their strengths and adding a series of new features.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Far Cry 2 is a game that thrives on the moments and experiences caused by its mechanics working in harmony and by making the player think about where they are and what they are doing. If the player can buy into the world and fiction they will have a thoroughly exciting time surviving through the twisting plot and explosive gun fights.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combine this with the game’s superb presentation and you’ve got an excellent, albeit somewhat brief, puzzle title that really will appeal to players of all levels, whilst simultaneously bringing some refreshingly new ideas to the table.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Infinity Ward has made the wise choice of not padding the game out to satisfy angry internet comment posters but has instead provided a completely satisfying experience that sits beside the vast multiplayer components perfectly.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The game is truly epic and makes the first game feel like a prototype for the sequel. It is a deep and wonderfully involving game that is often breathtaking and constantly rewarding.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Demon's Souls asks much of you. For some it may ask too much, but, if you are prepared to rise to the challenges it presents you will be rewarded with one of the most satisfying gaming experiences of this generation.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Buy this game if you want a challenging title that will eat up long journeys or quiet evenings in darkened room; it’s a great take on the franchise and it’s made for us, for the fans.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Put simply this is one of the best games of 2009 and arguably the best game yet released on XBLA.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    God of War and its sequel were two of the best games on the PS2. They exist now as an example of streamlined, entertaining and challenging games.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Things never slack off either due to the brilliant storyline and characters, whilst the tricky combat and devious puzzles keep attention fixated.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's fun, gloriously slick and executed at the standards we've come to expect. DK94 players should consider this essential; to everyone else it comes highly recommended.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not only does it exhibit and exemplify some of the best 2D level design for almost any action adventure game ever seen, but it also offers a wealth of engrossing replayability for those that wish to explore the gloomy depths of the infamous Zebes.