PlayStation LifeStyle's Scores

  • Games
For 738 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Killzone 3
Lowest review score: 10 Call of Juarez: The Cartel
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 80 out of 738
738 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite containing and combining elements from a number of different games, Joe Danger feels completely unique. This game will keep you coming back for more as you attempt to boost your score with insane combos.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    While Rocksmith 2014 won’t be replacing the guitar teacher, it was designed as a supplemental tool to make learning and practice a lot of fun. I feel that it succeeds in this design and is an essential addition to any guitarist’s arsenal, whether you’re picking up a guitar for the first time or you’ve been playing for years.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tales of Monkey Island brings classic graphical adventure action to a new generation, along with a grand story, funny characters, and great acting to boot.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This game gave me the same feeling as the first time I saw the original Star Wars trilogy.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    2010 is a fantastic title, with improvements in every area that needed it. While there are still flaws in a few areas that should be cleaned up for next year, there’s no denying that it’s simply a much better product.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The minigame collection is really only a diversion, but is a nice bonus for those that own a Move controller.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Added to the package is all of the DLC from the XBLA market place, team arena, the volleyball mode, and the lush 2D graphics, make it worth the $15 asking price. If you have the time and the dime, Castle Crashers is a worthy PSN title to add to your mantle!
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    At about 14-15 hours in length, it's refreshing to finally play a shooter campaign without feeling short changed at the end.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Assassin's Creed III takes everything that worked well in previous titles, sprinkled in a touch of Red Dead Redemption, tweaked the combat to be as smooth as Batman: Arkham City, borrowed the cinematic and character development of Uncharted 2, and polished it all off to be one of, if not the very best, game of 2012.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For newcomers, this is a great opportunity to finally play this coveted classic. Bring in the fact the the HD visuals look nothing short of stunning more than a decade after the game’s original release, and you’ll find that Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster is yet another reason to keep your PS3 running.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rogue Legacy is a gem among indies. As a wash of indie titles comes to the console market, many with nothing inherently fresh or new to offer, Rogue Legacy breaks through and offers a breath of fresh air with a strong variation on familiarity.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    NCAA Football 11 is one of the best football games put out to date, capturing the pep-filled college football atmosphere like no other.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The complete package is a solid piece of work that successfully marries the source material with one of the most beloved game genres out there. Peeling back each layer left me amazed at the scope and depth of the game.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Offers some fantastic game mechanics, a decent story and enough variety to keep you coming back to see it through to the end. Fans of the genre and series should absolutely give this one a try, it may just become the staple title for future puzzle-battle games.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It's beautiful, simple, unique, and if you ever had even the slightest interest in creating your own music, you're going to love Sound Shapes. If the thought of creating music is overwhelming to you, still, you're going to love Sound Shapes.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Without the new Champion Mode, it would have been yet another successful installment under EA's belt. But thanks to the game's new Champion Mode, Fight Night Champion brings passion back to the sport of boxing and makes for the most entertaining sports game of all time. Fight Night Champion is a knockout, hands down.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The transition to console has been nothing short of impressive, with each game not only looking but playing better than its handheld counterpart. While each game suffers from the static camera issues, and don't do much in the way of innovation, the proven God of War formula shines through with its fluid combat, epic experience that is second to none, and outstanding adaptation of Ancient Greek mythology.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you are not overly familiar with the lore from the books and movies, you may find it difficult to appreciate most of the content available here, but you will still find a fantastically fun fantasy action title with a robust amount of content, with some familiar core gameplay.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combine the depth of gameplay that will be examined for years, the gorgeous attention to character animation, and the inclusion of Simple Mode, and you have a game that's easy to recommend for anyone with a PlayStation 3.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The online features are vast and should keep you busy for quite some time.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Killzone 3 is the ultimate ending to a new form of sci-fi epic. It is a story of interpersonal conflict and struggle more than two civilizations at war. By taking full advantage of the PlayStation 3 Guerrilla Games has created an expansive world and proves that even shooters can have a compelling narrative With plenty of variety to keep the action fresh throughout the entire campaign, it never feels tiresome.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Minecraft: Vita Edition is yet another fantastic port of Minecraft, and yet another top-notch game you can add to the Vita’s library.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This installment serves as the ultimate throwback for die-hard fans like myself, while still being accessible and interesting enough to lure new gamers.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The Swapper will fly under many people’s radar, which is unfortunate because with its unique take on graphics, puzzles, and narrative, they will be missing out on what I would say is the best puzzle platformer experience since Portal.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Resogun is short, but considering the challenge, an added online co-op mode, and a reliance on besting high-scores that you’ll actually feel compelled to beat, there’s plenty to keep you busy.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Kaz Yamauchi's passion for the racing sphere shines through every aspect of the game. The incredibly-detailed cars, the slick presentation, the spot-on physics. Polyphony Digital brought its A-game. Nothing else on the market can come close to the realism and immersion you feel throughout. Gran Turismo 5 is virtual racing at its very best.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Telltale Games has a gem on its hands. If the remaining three episodes of this series are anything like the first two, The Walking Dead may very well go down in history as the greatest adventure game of this generation.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    That's what Darksiders II is all about, exploration and an epic quest. I also applaud the team at Vigil Games for taking the risks that it did with the focus of this title and the scale to which it is built.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The combat, mechanics and action are so innovative, and are done so well it's easily one of the best games to grace consoles this year.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the highly touted parts of NHL 13 was the boost up in the game's artificial intelligence. AI-controlled skaters now move to more natural positions on the ice, anticipating plays and moving to a spot on the ice that actually makes sense.