Playboy's Scores

  • Games
For 131 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 63% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 34% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 80
Highest review score: 100 Final Fantasy XI
Lowest review score: 50 Outlaw Volleyball
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 0 out of 131
131 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Indeed, the cheesy southern rock 'n' redneck country tunes can get annoying after a while, and the smart-ass remarks made by the play-by-play commentator tend to repeat more often than not, but it hardly detracts from the overall, seat-of-your-pants racing.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    And by combining an open-ended design with a wonderful (if somewhat politically incorrect) sense of humor, Tropico provides one of the finest and most dangerously addictive gaming experiences of the year.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The action on the field is also masterfully recreated with a variety of fly and ground balls that spin, curve and bloop just as they do in real life, not to mention the comical errors that happen when fielders try to reel them in.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While the game is far from perfect -- some may bristle at the constant micromanagement and the often ambiguous objectives you are required to meet -- it is very approachable and addictive, an almost ideal virtual playground in which you can play god.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A few minor lapses in realism won't get in the way of Triple Play's addicting gameplay.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Basic gameplay mechanics combine with real-world charisma to form the most solid Dreamcast flight simulator seen to date.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Although the game's design and combat system do not always dazzle, Oni is a sublime break from the ordinary.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The graphics in Phantasy Star Online are excellent in all respects. Not only is the lighting superb, but the general design of the environments is also both visually appealing and extremely efficient.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While the vehicular slaughtering remains satisfyingly gruesome in looks and sound, the graphics of the rest of the game have taken a step back -- Carmageddon 3 suffers from lousy frame rates and animation slowdowns.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The audio is equally impressive, with noisy spectators (local chants, cheers and boos), color commentary by announcers John Motson and Mark Lawrenson, and music written and performed by none other than electronica superstar Moby.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The game's biggest downfall is that it isn't particularly difficult.

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