Video Game Talk's Scores

  • Games
For 393 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 32% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 64% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 7.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 66
Highest review score: 100 Super Mario Galaxy 2
Lowest review score: 10 Fighters Uncaged
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 393
393 game reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Square Enix succeeded in creating another Mario sports title; they just forgot to make it fun.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The game feels unfinished and sloppy from start to finish with a terrible story to back it up and greatly varied presentational merits.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    While the MSRP may not scream bargain title, the overall package certainly does.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Even though there were some issues in the execution of the game, it was still an enjoyable ride, albeit short.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It is a very standard RPG and gets repetitive with a generic combat system. The dungeons are similar from dungeon to dungeon. There are no puzzles or complex tasks required.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    After about an hour—if that long—the game will have given most players all it’s got.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Call of Juarez: The Cartel makes a lot of mistakes. Changing the setting from the wild west to the modern day was the first sign of trouble, but it was by no means the last. The game is, to put it simply, broken. I could only recommend this tedious and tiresome gaming experience to people I hate. For everyone else, give Call of Juarez: The Cartel a wide berth.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Call it Ratchet and Crank-lite if you want, but that's giving Spare Parts a bit too much credit. You are looking at about 3 to 4 hours of play time, most of which is reliant on monotonous combat.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If you are looking for a game experience similar to recent Final Fantasy games, you will ultimately be disappointed with Radiant Dawn. However, if you craved focused gameplay and a story without embellished full voice acting or tons of FMV cut scenes, then Radiant Dawn fits the bill.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Control issues plague Resident Evil Mercenaries Vs. and drag this Capcom title down into the murky depths of app store purgatory. The clunky, slowing moving characters that don't understand how to move and shoot at the same time are next to worthless, even with the slight tweaks I made.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    On paper, the concept for Mindjack is definitely attractive. It's the execution of the concept that fails miserably due to lackluster gameplay, poor enemy A.I. and a ridiculously silly narrative.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    This is a sub-par budget title that's pretending to be an AAA game. Shame on Gearbox for wanting their name on this stinking pile of crap! If you do enjoy playing terrible games, please rent instead of purchasing as the publisher doesn't deserve a reward for this.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    This is a problematic PSP title that probably never should have seen the light of day.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    One Single Life is a head scratcher for sure. On one hand, the quality of the presentation and the general flow / control of the game is top notch. On the other hand, it's a useless app once you die a single time.
    • 17 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    As the title is completely free, you should ask yourself different questions related to value. For instance, "Is the title worth the 17.5 seconds it will take to download it?" That's a tough one. You could take out the trash in that amount of time, a much more rewarding task than playing Yaris.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    It's a dreary, repetitive affair that never makes you feel excited to be in the shoes of James Bond.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Just save your money and play something that is actually worth your time.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe used to be fun, but time has not been kind. Despite a variety of new gameplay options, this Xbox Live Arcade entry is not worth a second glance, due to poor controls, graphics, and sound.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    There are two huge flaws in the release of Asteroids for Xbox Live arcade; the fun factor and the price.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Similar to Fighters Unleashed, the quality of a first generation attempt of a fighting game using motion controls is a dismal failure.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Sadly, this game's finicky, terribly frustrating control setup makes the game impossible to recommend, despite the entertaining story and general solid presentation.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    I'm usually a fan of Telltale Games, but this PC port is nothing but shoddy work and a poor source of entertainment to boot.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    If it's not clear by now, I'm not recommending that anyone get suckered into purchasing Sonic Free Riders. It's very clear that Sega did little QA on the final product before shipping it to meet the Kinect launch date and the end product is an absolutely mess.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Seriously, EA?! Why do you insist in crapping all over the franchise during its final hours? The game takes about 5 to 7 hours to complete, but frustration kicks in after the first 20 minutes of play.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    A game based solely on introducing the hacking mini-games was a terrible idea. Add in the terrible narrative, atrocious graphics and complete lack of replay value to get one of the worst prequels I've ever played.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Clearly, there wasn't a ton of time put into the development and launch of Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction for the PSP. I
    • 38 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Godzilla Unleashed is a bad game. There’s really no way around saying it.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Despite quality graphics and sound and a responsive control system, there just isn't anything here to make Star Trek DAC worth playing.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    ”Warhammer: Battle March” doesn’t come close to being an enjoyable game. The core game play while basic is too repetitive, and the wonky controls will test your patience quickly.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Poor graphics, poor sound, and half-hearted game design makes this a tragic clunker. Skip It.