Spank!'s Scores

  • Games
For 146 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 39% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 58% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 ISS Pro Evolution
Lowest review score: 4 WWF Royal Rumble
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 80 out of 146
  2. Negative: 10 out of 146
146 game reviews
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's above average but definitely not the best of mutant breed.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's hard not to feel some satisfaction from decapitating an enemy with a cunningly timed swipe then watching his headless body loll for a few moments before collapsing in a heap. Or how about this - slice off a baddy's arm then pick it up and beat his mate to death with it. Blimmin' marvellous.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's an RPG, and it's almost indistinguishable from every other RPG on the market. If you like them, you'll like this -- it's big, it's pretty, it's Final Fantasy with a different name.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    It's not a bad game, but there are many other games of this type that play a lot better and ultimately simulating the large vessels from the "Star Trek" universe is it's undoing.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    About as worthwhile an investment as Russ Abbot's Party Atmosphere single, although it has to be said that the single represents considerably better value for money.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's the best in the series and possibly one of the best real time strategy games around. However if you own "Settlers III" then this is more like an upgrade than a whole new game.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Could have done without some of the extra resource and development bits that seem rather tagged on but still a hefty challenge for war gamers.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 81 Critic Score
    If you're an RPG fan you'll enjoy it; just bear in mind you'll need to go online to best experience it.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 78 Critic Score
    Certainly not the deepest title you'll ever play and the control system can be horribly frustrating, but the atmosphere makes it worth persevering with, especially if you liked the movie.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Oni
    Rock solid, all-action gameplay but misses out on a higher mark due to a few noticeable flaws.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It does a lot of things very well and were it not for a few mistakes it would be a classic.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Nothing particularly innovative, but like an old joke we've heard many times before, its familiarity is rather comforting.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It looks sweet and the gameplay is sufficiently untaxing as to be rather therapeutic.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    If this game was part of a bundle then I might play it again, but only when I was very drunk and had forgotten how poor it was.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This isn't some crappy product, rather, it's an extremely detailed, in depth shooter cum thinker that simply won't appeal to the pure arcade fan.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The finest gunplay action seen on the Playstation since the original.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    An utterly pointless game in every way. Unless you're a Disney fanatic who's always wanted to drive Mickey Mouse round a load of bland go-kart track, this is not for you.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 78 Critic Score
    A perfectly acceptable blast with a welcome emphasis on mass carnage ahead of the recent trend for more exploration-based titles.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Boasting value for money gameplay, a tight cohesive storyline and a gorgeously realistic setting this is a game that demands to be played.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 7 Critic Score
    Its shallow nature may also put people off, but it's a laugh for everyone in multiplayer.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    But if you want a game that's best in short sharp bursts, good fun and mildly relaxing to boot, you could do a lot worse.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Oni
    Unlike many of today's action-girl heroes Konoko isn't all about big boobs and tight butt-cheeks. In contrast to a certain someone she spends the game firmly ensconced in kevlar body armour and combat fatigues.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There are more than enough game variants here to keep you happy, playable in a convoy of fully customisable off-road vehicles and across some really detailed and expansive terrain. Check it out, it's the ultimate backseat drive.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    A great RTS game with several nice wrinkles to distinguish it from the general morass that has become the norm recently.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Stunt mode in particular is well worth a look. Not huge, it's nevertheless worth the price of admission alone.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Vacuous pap...It's not one of the worst travesties to ever soil a console, but merely a very average shooter that shouldn't have had the Star Wars license put anywhere near it.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's a quick fix of violence wrapped up in the sort of looks that will impress your non-PS2 owning mates, and at least you can show it off when they come round. Just bear in mind that it won't beat "Tekken," "DOA2" or "Soul Calibur" for replay, and you will enjoy it.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 4 Critic Score
    If you've played other wrestling games -- especially "Smackdown" -- you'll find it hard to believe the developers thought they could get away with this.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Funny gags, cool graphics, neat characters and easy progression make this an ideal way to wile away a rainy day. Don't expect too much and I guarantee you'll be pleasantly surprised.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I really, really enjoyed Gunman Chronicles, but the game is not without its weaknesses - though the graphics can be excellent, there are also some very amateurish textures present, as well as glitches that really should have been worked on.