VideoGamer's Scores

  • Games
For 2,361 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 39% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 56% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Portal 2
Lowest review score: 10 ATV Quad Frenzy
Score distribution:
2,361 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Do you like first-person shooters? If the answer is yes, buy Battlefield: Bad Company 2. If there's a weakness it lies in the slightly brief single-player campaign, but the brilliant, potentially Modern Warfare 2 beating multiplayer more than picks up the slack.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Its simple aim-and-shoot mechanics draws you in for repeated plays and with the short completion times needed to complete levels, you can easily fall prey to ‘Just One More’ Syndrome.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This isn't just the best Wii golf game we've played, but the best golf game we've played on any system.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I had a great time with The Pitt, and it single-handedly reinvigorated my interest in Bethesda's masterpiece. It's what DLC should be: good value, interesting, exciting and a concentration of what is best about the game it's expanding upon.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I had a great time with The Pitt, and it single-handedly reinvigorated my interest in Bethesda's masterpiece. It's what DLC should be: good value, interesting, exciting and a concentration of what is best about the game it's expanding upon.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The storyline is intricate, there's depth beyond the main quest, the presentation is wonderful, and the action is incredible at times. We've had some stunning single-player experiences this year, and Ubisoft has given us another gem to add to the list.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The storyline is intricate, there's depth beyond the main quest, the presentation is wonderful, and the action is incredible at times. We've had some stunning single-player experiences this year, and Ubisoft has given us another gem to add to the list.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With a main game mode that spans 50 levels, numerous unlockable modes that extend the lifespan significantly, stupidly addictive gameplay and fun-infused presentation you'd be a fool to pass up Plants Vs Zombies.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Yakuza 3 combines visual splendour with superb sound design to create an unparalleled atmosphere.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Put simply, if you love Fallout 3, Broken Steel is an essential purchase.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Put simply, if you love Fallout 3, Broken Steel is an essential purchase.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With a whole heap of content to unlock, a campaign that begs to be replayed and top of the line production values there's very little to be disappointed with.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In many ways BioShock 2 is a game about refinements, rather than wholesale changes.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If 2K had managed to tell a story that equalled or bettered that found in the original, we'd have been left with an unquestionably better experience, rather than just a more exciting, smarter shooter.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If 2K had managed to tell a story that equalled or bettered that found in the original, we'd have been left with an unquestionably better experience, rather than just a more exciting, smarter shooter.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The core gameplay mechanics are as good as ever, the presentation has been toned down for the better, there are some brilliant new multiplayer options, and everything feels more streamlined than before. Well worth adding to your playlist.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The core gameplay mechanics are as good as ever, the presentation has been toned down for the better, there are some brilliant new multiplayer options, and everything feels more streamlined than before. Well worth adding to your playlist.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The core gameplay mechanics are as good as ever, the presentation has been toned down for the better, there are some brilliant new multiplayer options, and everything feels more streamlined than before. Well worth adding to your playlist.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It really is a modern take on the Mario Kart formula, done in a way that feels incredibly cool and refreshing. It's a game anyone could pick up and enjoy, yet there's depth here that only the very best players will appreciate.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It really is a modern take on the Mario Kart formula, done in a way that feels incredibly cool and refreshing. It's a game anyone could pick up and enjoy, yet there's depth here that only the very best players will appreciate.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It really is a modern take on the Mario Kart formula, done in a way that feels incredibly cool and refreshing. It's a game anyone could pick up and enjoy, yet there's depth here that only the very best players will appreciate.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In parallel with the superlative Chinatown Wars, The Ballad of Gay Tony restores a sense of playfulness to the GTA franchise, cementing Rockstar's status as King of the DLC.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DJ Hero is possibly the best rhythm action game I have ever played. There's not a dull track in the entire game - hardly surprising given how much superstar DJ input FreeStyleGames has enjoyed.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DJ Hero is possibly the best rhythm action game I have ever played. There's not a dull track in the entire game - hardly surprising given how much superstar DJ input FreeStyleGames has enjoyed.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shadow Complex is a triumph, a new standard for downloadable games. It’s a game in the purest sense, but is as “next-gen” as any Xbox 360 owner could hope for. And at 1200 MS Points it’s an absolute bargain guaranteed to fill rival XBLA developers with fear.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With ODST, it often feels as if Bungie desperately wanted to create something different, but, for whatever reason, wasn't able to go as far as it wanted. There are obvious influences from other games, most clearly 2K Games' BioShock, and distinct tweaks in the tried and trusted Halo formula, but ODST is still very much a Halo game that fans will instantly find familiar.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A top-quality shooter with oodles of style.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A top-quality shooter with oodles of style.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Playing Ninja Gaiden 2 is a very different experience to playing the majority of games. Whether it's for simply beating a wave of blood-thirsty bats or for finally slaying a boss you've been tearing your hair out over for more than an hour, the sense of reward and gratification is practically unrivaled.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I don't think I've ever seen a game do such a great job of catering to its target audience, and at every step Harmonix displays a deep understanding and appreciation for the Beatles license.