PSX Extreme's Scores

  • Games
For 1,351 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 69% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 27% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Journey
Lowest review score: 18 World Championship Paintball
Score distribution:
1351 game reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    I’m not a fan of the annoying protagonist and the story could’ve been better, but the gameplay keeps you coming back for more. You’re always riveted to the action and you never feel shortchanged or stymied. The environment welcomes your insanity and the game rewards those who love to play games with reckless abandon.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The best-playing baseball game available this year, although its presentation is the weakest.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The whole production is just exceedingly well done. Between online and Champion Mode, it's a legitimate Sports Game of the Year contender; it's just too bad that I couldn't quite get into the Legacy Mode.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Catherine is like nothing else but it doesn't succeed on originality alone. It features a spectacular puzzle concept, fast-paced and very rewarding gameplay, interesting characters and an effective story, and an atmosphere and style that's second-to-none.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    There is a giant amount to get used to, but if you take to the style and the atmosphere, you just might lose yourself in role-playing bliss for many, many hours.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The product perseveres on the strength of its "oomph" alone and in short, it's not everything it could've been but nevertheless, the entire experience is one well worth your time.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Every aspect of the game; the gameplay, the graphics, the audio, and all of the various play options; just oozes "arcade" quality, except that this version of the game outshines the original arcade release in every conceivable way.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Truly is a no-brainer. So long as you have at least a slight interest in karaoke, you should get it--whether or not you already own any of the previous volumes.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Hopefully, word of mouth spreads quickly, because Folklore is definitely not something that should be missed out on.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It’s a very good game, but there’s just not enough improvement, and the big new features like online play and wrestlers’ voices couldn’t have been done any worse than they were.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    All in all, for a mere $30, whether on your PSP or PS2, The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga is a fantastic deal for a series of fantastic games.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It really is that good, and once you score your first knockdown, chances are that you’ll get as hooked as I have.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    An exceptional game. Feel free to pick it up just to see your favorite rap stars and thugs beat up one another. You'll end up getting a nicely designed fighting game in the process.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The game boasts terrific heart-racing gameplay, great presentation, awesome game mechanics, very tight controls, solid sense of speed, bright visuals, and a bunch of replay value.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It’s a good thing WE8’s gameplay is so good, because it takes your mind off the uninspired visuals and average audio.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    In the end, Soul Calibur IV is a great title to have in your collection, and as we said before, you really don't need to be a fighting expert.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It knows precisely what it is and strives to excel in every possible way. And in fact, Bloodborne does indeed excel in almost every conceivable category.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    For what it wishes to be, Demon's Souls hits the mark. Perhaps the audience in question is too niche to yield huge sales, but I'm confident in expressing my praise for this production and I expect many gamers to reward Atlus for this effort.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A bona fide blast. It's shameless, vice-ridden, and insanely violent, but because there's nothing gritty about the production, it somehow feels almost lighthearted. You just have to take things with a grain of salt.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The game does feel quite a bit like "THUG," but if you haven't played a Tony Hawk game in a year or longer, you'll be pretty impressed with THUG 2.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A rambunctious, thrilling, attitude-laden thrill ride. The design is slick and highly effective, the presentation is vintage DMC (while adopting a fresh flair), the combat offers fantastic variety and endless entertainment, and the story is a big improvement.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The control is just about right, the graphical presentation is loaded with beautiful animations, the roster is huge, and there's a ton of content. The story is still totally lame, the Challenge Tower can sometimes feel unfairly tough, and the AI is…well, MK AI, but those aren't deal-breakers.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    All in all, despite some awkward design choices, Need for Speed: SHIFT is still a fantastic racing game, and once you figure out your preferred sensitivity settings, everything just clicks and you'll find yourself going from one race to the next, onto the other, and before you know it...it's 4AM.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    If you are even a mild fan of Bioshock then you should definitely play this expansion, it is single player greatness that redeems the former episode.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Valkyria Chronicles is indeed one of the best games of 2008, and certainly the best strategy/RPG of this generation.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It'll keep you entertained for hours and hours, and the multiplayer capabilities truly are an absolute blast. Head-On is completely faithful to the Twisted Metal namesake and does pretty much everything right.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Hotline Miami doesn’t apologize for what it tries to do. It’s a throwback to the golden age of gaming but at the same time, it reminds us that over-the-top violence was always tongue-in-cheek in those days.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    When you're out and about and you've got some downtime, your fancy new Vita is just begging for some classic stealth action. If you're a fan, it's a no-brainer.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It nails down its position as a multiplayer-oriented (and thus, party-oriented) game and succeeds beautifully. Still, there's a part of me that resents the lacking single-player campaign, and the learning curve may prove frustrating (or maybe it's just me).
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The lack of any direct competition seems to be taking its toll on the series as each year it feels like it's slipping ever so slightly in quality.

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