Planet Xbox 360's Scores

  • Games
For 764 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 77% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 19% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 77
Highest review score: 100 Call of Duty: Black Ops
Lowest review score: 18 AMY
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 29 out of 764
764 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Trials HD is at the same time both a perfectionist's wet dream and horrifying nightmare. Who would have thought the Summer Of Arcade game with the worst name and simplest concept would be among XBLA's finest games?
    • 75 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    MX vs. ATV Reflex may not be perfect on all levels but simply put it's the best off-road racing game on the market.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    If you're a dedicated Bejeweled player or you're looking for a great party game to tackle with your friends, Bejeweled Blitz Live is a smart choice. It's only 800 Microsoft points ($10), and well worth every penny as you gain new skills and bump up your score into the stratosphere.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    We're sure devoted fans will love what Konami has done with The Simpsons Arcade Game's home release, and now it can be introduced to a new generation of players who will discover just how joyous it is. It's a blast from the past that has very little going against it, outside of its length. However, the replay value, particularly from playing alongside friends, easily makes this one worth the D'oh!
    • 84 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    NBA 2K9 is an amazing title that is just a little spit and polish away from perfection.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Whether a newbie or a hardcore veteran, you owe it to yourself to check out the King of Fighters XIII – especially at its discounted price of $50.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    The game successfully drives home the themes of poverty and desperation. The voice acting is also up to task, delivering solid performances throughout to keep you engrossed in the story.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    If you have been waiting for a music game that is a bit different than the others and includes the best playlist of pop-songs, put on a disguise and go pick-up Band Hero.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    N+
    N+ is a reminder that flashy graphics and high concept gameplay are not necessary to create a killer casual game. Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Although Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 lacks in multiplayer diversity and a story mode that makes some kind of sense, its fighting action is as enriched as ever, and the presentation knocks our socks off.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    One of longest titles available on the Arcade, and one of the best. The simple to understand, but hard to master, style of gameplay and solid online experience makes this an easy choice for best puzzler on the Arcade.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It sets the bar for what is possible from an Arcade title. It is a fantastic, polished RPG that will leave you happily setting aside points for the sequel.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    From the moment you put the disc in the tray, everything about this game says “first class”, until you try to play on Xbox Live. If you’re a gamer that is not completely turned off by wretched multiplayer support, then DiRT should be a welcome addition to your library.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    While it has some of the typical RPG gripes, the combat, story, and presentation are worth dealing with a little grinding to experience.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Overall Fight Night Round 3 is a great game on its own merits, bringing with it some of the best commentary in any game, which is extremely informative and can really help during bouts.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    You just need to have an open mind about what's fun, and odds are Super Meat Boy will have you liking it provided you have enough patience to let its design philosophy sink in.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Let’s cross our fingers that EA and Digital Illusions are already hard at work with new maps, vehicles and classes for downloadable content. We can’t tell you a reason not to pick up Battlefield 1943 via the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the ultra-low value of 1200 Microsoft Points; it’s available now.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    These games may not compare to the powerhouses of today, but the extra content, eclectic selection of games, the low price tag, and no fear of jail time, almost every video game fan will find something they love in Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Unbelievably fun and unique.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    A great NHL experience that all but the most strategy-deficient gamer will enjoy. This ain’t your daddy’s NHL game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It will tie you over nicely until the highly anticipated FIFA 09 hits store shelves. When I described it as a mixed bag my reasons were such; good graphics, excellent sound, lack of real depth, superb game play but lacklustre online options.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    In a dry spell of arcade releases, Final Fight: Double Impact is a must download.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It’s got the great gameplay innovations from FIFA 2010 and should keep rabid fans busy until FIFA Soccer 2011.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    With its great visual style, simple mechanics, quality level design, and goofy sense of humor, Twisted Pixel has created a game that makes even its most maddening parts a good time.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    The presentation, while slightly flawed, is amongst Eurocom's best work, and the gameplay delivers, both in single and multiplayer.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    SSX
    The mountains are impressive, offering lots of jumps, hidden paths and design diversity to make you feel like you're going through Russia, Siberia, whatever, without confusing the terrain.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    There are a mass of improvements over the first. Especially regarding the survivor AI that was extremely poor in the first game. While the survivors aren't exactly intelligent by any means this time around, they are at least capable of following you and pushing other zombies out of the way while you work your way back to the safe house.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    They took the old formula and added some new features making Marvel: Ultimate Alliance one of the most enjoyable experiences I have had on the 360 to date.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Whether you’re a FPS, RPG or racing fan, this is a must-play game and with multiple different gameplay types, it’s guaranteed to keep you busy for an endless number of hours.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Undertow is one of those great games where the demo and description do not do it justice. It is one of the most addictive, challenging, and deepest games Live Arcade offers.