TheSixthAxis' Scores

  • Games
For 1,318 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 47% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 47% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Lowest review score: 10 Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta
Score distribution:
1319 game reviews
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It makes you think about what it means to be alive, and indeed how you classify life, and is a brilliant example of just how far video games have evolved.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Worms 2: Armageddon is basically the same Worms game that you've been playing for years, with tons of content thrown into the mix.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hollow Knight is well-crafted and beautiful to look at, with an elegance that is found in few games. From exploring the world to interacting with characters and fighting the minions found within, it kept me on my toes throughout. It’s far from the most original though, perhaps taking too much inspiration from similar titles, but with a little tiny tweak in the controls, it could be a sleeper hit.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This isn't just an amazing game; it's an 800 MSP warning shot across the bow of all £40 retail games currently in production. The downloadable titles are here, and getting better with each release.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Guitar Hero Live is exactly what the franchise needed after its five-year hiatus, and I’d go as far to say it’s what the whole genre needed. Although naysayers will lament the lack of more instruments or complain about the non-permanence of extra songs, for many, Live will become the quintessential party game and is already set to be a permanent fixture in my sitting room.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you’re a fan of Dying Light, then The Following is a near essential expansion.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best point and click adventure titles to be released, and stands as an example of what the genre has to offer. I would easily place it in the company of revered adventure titles like Grim Fandango or Tales Of Monkey Island, perhaps even surpassing them as it takes what made those titles great and expands upon them.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s a game that Wii U owners simply need to experience, and one which other developers need to take note of when creating software for Nintendo’s unique console.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dark Souls III offers more of the same intensely difficult combat, ambiguous overarching story, and some striking locales and bosses in the franchises’ history. The only real objective criticism on the PS4 version is that the combat doesn’t feel responsive enough thanks to the 30FPS cap and frame drops.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I found my time with Lost Orbit to be enjoyable, and I wish there was more to it outside of the three hour campaign and time trial mode. The fact that I want more speaks highly of Lost Orbit and how it managed to hold my attention all the way through.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's no doubt about it, Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD is punching well above its £9.99 price bracket. The production values coupled with over ten hours of quality gameplay mean the game would easily be worth £40 if stuck on the shelf of your local retailer.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Naturally, those that didn't really get on with the first Dead Space will find that little (literally) has changed save for the location and a richer sense of characterisation, but for those of us that adored Clarke's first adventure this sequel represents everything we could have wished for: it's bigger, better and more beautiful but without straying from the core principles that mapped out the former.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As a game experience Heavenly Sword is unmatched - it flows superbly and at its highest peaks it soars - absolutely unmissable and so close to a ten it hurts.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fez
    Whilst there isn’t necessarily much of a traditional challenge to the game, working your way through the different worlds is so enjoyable that you’ll barely notice.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tearaway is the kind of game that the PS Vita has demanded since launch, something crafted and tailored to its form and its capabilities, but rather than feeling forced, creating an easy sense of wonder fun and inventiveness.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Critter Crunch is a charming, funny and extremely well-presented game with solid and engaging gameplay mechanics. There are issues with the multiplayer but for fans of puzzle games this is a must-have which will amuse and entertain you without ever becoming frustrating.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It blends a brilliant story with strong characters and gameplay mechanics that rival much more established franchises. Yes the difficulty spikes can be a grind, but push on through and you'll find one of 2012's best games.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    That idea of never being comfortable with how the game is unravelling is something that feels quite unique and it’s extremely well imagined here. Plenty of survival horror games have you feeling vulnerable as you essentially fulfil the role of a hero but things are different here. In Alien: Isolation you’re not the hero, you’re the prey.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fallout 3 is a wonderful game for fans of the genre. It's humourous when it wants to be, yet also deep and worryingly tragic when required to be.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest is as lethal as it is lovingly crafted, with challenging tactical gameplay that will push series veterans to the edge.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bioshock is one of those once-in-a-lifetime games. Think "Super Mario World"; "Legend of Zelda"; "Ocarina of Time"; "Halo," genre defining classics that are still just as stunning years later. It’s a richly constructed, lavish game which wraps you up from the first second to the last, and yes, the PS3 version is every bit as brilliant as 2007’s Xbox 360 version.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Inside is not for those looking for hours of fun, opting instead to channel the ‘games as art’ mentality that has been debated into the dirt. It’s a game that people will be trying to figure out the meaning to for months to come.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a remarkable title and yet another shining example of the excellent quality we’ve come to expect from the PSN Store when developers put their mind to it.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Kerbal Space Program is one of the most educational games I have played in years. While I’m nowhere equipped to apply for the ESA or NASA Kerbal Space Program does make understanding the science of space travel easier to digest.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It has taken the gameplay of the previous games, refined it, and combined it with a huge open world that is packed with enough content to literally last for days. If you have ever wanted a proper pirate game, this is as good as it gets.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Doom is a truly spectacular bit of ultraviolence, but it’s deceptively smart in how it goes about it. It knows that all you want to do is blow stuff up in increasingly more brutal ways, leading to a single player that is probably the best FPS campaign since Wolfenstein: The New Order. While multiplayer is almost a damp squib, Snapmap allows for those with creative minds to unleash their creativity with an easy-to-learn map editor. To describe Doom in two words: Bloody brilliant!
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fantastic game and although the progression may be similar to the first, the action feels a lot fresher.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FIFA 12 represents the biggest step forward for the franchise since '09 invented the fast, free-flowing FIFA we know and love. It still has all of the fluidity and slick presentation that is the trademark of the series but it has added an extra layer of tactical know-how that will require some learning for all FIFA players, no matter how experienced.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation offers more of the same fantastic gameplay found in Birthright and Conquest. Fans of the series will be well served by the extra campaign, and for anyone that’s already played through at least one of the other storylines, it’s an essential addendum to one of the 3DS’ finest titles.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Where this lack of complexity would usually hamstring many games, here it works as a boon.