TheSixthAxis' Scores

  • Games
For 837 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 45% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 God of War: Ghost of Sparta
Lowest review score: 10 Fluster Cluck
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 57 out of 837
837 game reviews
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The need to grind before you can unlock more, admittedly well designed, tracks and areas is bothersome but the rewards for doing so are ample enough that it is certainly worth sticking it out if you're ready for your next mud-spattered racer.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If you just pretend the egregious FPS story mode doesn't exist there is a good amount of enjoyable content here and for those that have enjoyed previous Time Crisis games this is an obvious choice.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Run Like Hell! offers a good amount of content here for players – the main Story Mode took around 2 hours to get through and of course the Arcade and Online modes will go on for as long as you want to play them. I wouldn’t recommend this title to everyone, but if you’re looking for a smaller game to play in short bursts or if you’re a fan of the runner genre, then this is probably worth checking out.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    X-Men: Destiny fits our 6/10 scoring criteria perfectly. It's an "above average" game, that succeeds in certain areas whilst falling down in others. There's no doubt that there is enjoyment to be had from this title, but one can't help but wonder how good it would have been with a lot more polish, and some variety thrown in.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Sniper Elite holds just as many pleasant surprises as it does disappointments. Despite the well-done gunplay and unique aesthetic flares, there are simply too many areas in which the game feels underdeveloped.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It often feels as though Capcom wanted to emulate other, more successful third person shooters, namely Dead Space. It may have succeeded in that pursuit, though the genre continues to expand and surprise, the goalposts constantly moving.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Table Top Tanks really isn't the killer app for AR gaming, but to say it's a disappointment would be unfair. Despite being simplistic in most respects and offering little replay incentive, it also happens to be one of the cheapest games available on the Playstation Store at a surprising £1.59.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's no denying that All Zombies Must Die! has potential. The crafting idea is a good one, and with a few people round the gameplay is certainly enjoyable. However, the repetitive nature of the quests, frustrating single player experience and lack of online co-op really does drag the game down.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A competent role-playing game that builds on Compile Heart’s previous successes. The combat system works well and there’s an absolute glut of content for those willing to stray from the beaten path. That said, it’s not a particularly stunning game to watch, looking more like a remaster than a title genuinely meant exclusively for PlayStation 4.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Visually it’s all a bit browser, but it’s not an ugly game. Sure, it’s flat sprites throughout, the animation is clunky and as we’ve said, some of the levels aren’t as nice as others, but the whole thing is consistent and not without a certain sense of charm.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    What really lets it down is the overwhelming sense of just being a visitor in someone else's game when you play online.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Project Root is a frustrating game because there is a genuinely good shooter hidden under a number of poor design choices. It is rather like a Michael Bay movie in that when it works, it works really well, with explosions going off left, right and centre, hundreds of bullets and a genuine sense of excitement. However, it also shares the same problems and the levels are far too sprawling, the plot is terrible and sometimes you have no idea what is going on.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's not going to change the world and the fact that it's one player at once is a real shame, but it's highly likely to get the grandparents giggling like kids, and, to be honest, when you're buying a game like Start The Party, that's all you can ask for.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    I can't help but feel slightly frustrated when summarising my time with Bleach: Soul Resurrección. It's an enjoyable game, wrapped in solid gameplay mechanics, but is let down in several areas. The fact it can be finished so soon is very surprising, although not as surprising as the lack of online (or even offline) multiplayer, bearing in mind it worked so well for the latest Naruto game.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Banana Splitz is a decent game, and it's certainly up there with recent attempts to get the Monkey Ball series back on track, but it's becoming a little long in the tooth now with the developers not really pushing the title forwards enough to really recreate the magic that the first couple offered.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The 2D platforming sections are worthy of praise and show that, when Sonic Team are on their game, they can really get it right. The issue is that when they fail it seems to be pretty spectacularly bad. The balance of good and bad levels is pretty even, throwing you back and forth between loving and hating the game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It was a great concept, but the third instalment has disappointed. There really isn’t much depth to be found with Skate 3, due to the short career mode and lacking extra features.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For those who take the risk, there is a satisfying game to be enjoyed, mainly thanks to the simplistic yet diverse combat mechanics as well as drop in co-operative play. It's an ideal purchase for younger gamers anticipating the release of the film, but for anyone else, caution is advised.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Dustforce may look fabulous and has some really interesting ideas but the overall execution falls somewhat short of expectation. Though still enjoyable, the fiddly controls add an unnecessary amount of challenge, barring both younger audiences and casual platformer fans.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    F1 Race Stars could have been wonderful, with just a couple of tweaks to the handling. However, the stoic adherance to sim-esque cornering has meant that the driving needs to be approached with far more care than it should, something that's at odds with the presentation, track design and the fact that at any point you could be blasted with a weapon from behind – and they're not blockable either.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Manga die-hards are bound to get a real kick out of J-Stars Victory VS+. The level of fan service here is on point and there’s a solid fighting game to back it up. That said, after just a few hours it begins to lose steam, becoming less and less appealing as something you’d want to play for long sessions.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It’s a good mixture of okay ideas, achieved through some nice presentation and a stellar idea at its heart, which makes it worthwhile if you’re really interested in that, but perhaps a reboot is required to do it justice.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    No matter what you do, the stats mean absolutely nothing.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, Slam Bolt Scrappers isn't the immediate arcade classic some will have been hoping for. The repetitive gameplay and lack of online multiplayer leaves the overall package feeling somewhat lacklustre. With that said, Scrappers' split-screen competitive play is almost second to none.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If you’re a big fan of snow-based sports and don’t mind the dip-in and out feel, then give this a shot.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Ultimately, with so many games around at this time brimming with originality and quality, it is easy to overlook this game and the experience left me feeling a little hollow. But if you have time, then pop this in your rental queue and you might be pleasantly surprised.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Overall this is a competent, attractive version of mahjong solitaire, though not without its flaws.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There are some troubling flaws with the camera, and the construction tools, though potent, are not as immediately accessible as they should be.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Well, we’ve enjoyed our time battling the Draelus, and for the price tag it’s hard to argue against the value. There are issues that need addressing, so perhaps with enough attention Tiki Games will be able to deliver a sequel?
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If repetition isn’t a problem for you, however, and you just want to blast-off into space and shoot down enemies by the bucketload, then this game is definitely something you should look into.