VideoGamer's Scores

  • Games
For 2,382 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 L.A. Noire
Lowest review score: 10 Monster Trucks DS
Score distribution:
2,382 game reviews
    • 81 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    FIFA 14 iOS isn't a great game. Save your time with EA's football franchise for on home consoles, the way it's meant to be played.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    So, let's sum up: lag so frustrating you want to gouge your eyes out with a spoon, tiresome deliberate disconnections that make a mockery of the ranking system, and a d-pad designed to make you jump around the screen like some deranged monkey on speed. Not particularly positive.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Apparently existing only to serve as a strawman for future arguments against the whole genre, Elder Scrolls Online is a game of exposed weaknesses and failed potential. If you’re hankering for Scrolls, I recommend modded Skyrim. If you’re after an MMO, I recommend any other.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Remember Me is nothing more than an entirely forgettable tour de farce of archaic game design. Its horrific dialogue, sickening camera and regressive combat are major blips in a title that poses one major question: was this game worth releasing? ‘Dontnod’ is arguably the right answer.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    For all its promises of representing a change from the usual (supposed) shoot-bang zeitgeist, Beyond is just as nonsensical as any Call of Duty. It's a thriller without any intrigue, a character study bereft of character, and a game short of actual gameplay.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A lot of care and attention has gone into recreating the Mega Drive original's stages for a new generation, and the structure has been changed akin to Super Mario 64's hub world. But the platforming and control mechanics on offer here wouldn't cut it in any era.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Football Manager Classic is anything but. It’s simply made me want to go back and play the PC version rather than sit around bored for what feels like ages waiting for a single Vita match to end. A great simulation might still be running behind the scenes, but the Vita doesn’t present it in a way that you’ll want to experience.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Ultimately, this was an ambitious game for the DS, and it's reaching just slightly too far.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's an experience that only lives up to its name in one way; it makes you want to get in and out as quickly as possible.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    This is a frustrating game, not just because it can be occasionally unfair but because these guys clearly have an idea how to promote fear. Running around playing kiss chase with a trans-dimensional being doesn't really cut it.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Buggier than the virulant masses that besiege you, frustrating and, story-wise, uninspiring, this isn't worth anyone's time or money.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Tekken Hybrid is an interesting experiment in marketing, but it's also an overpriced, vestigial product released in a digital age, and its confusing trinity of titles simply cannot justify its existence as anything more than a shallow, gluttonous attempt at cashing-in on the series' most devout fans.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Never a challenge, never that exciting, and never really that good, Yoshi's New Island is the first blip on the 3DS' radar for some time.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's hard to hate a game that doesn't do anything particularly badly, but Wii Music also fails to do anything especially well.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Sadly, Red Steel is nothing more than a rushed launch title that will inevitably end up in bargain bins across the globe, and that's unfortunate. Why? Because Red Steel has a ton of potential.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Considering the game combines the talents of both Mistwalker and tri-Crescendo - two incredibly experienced studios when it comes to JRPGs - Awakened Shadow can only be considered a major disappointment.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Given that the game fundamentally relies on fast reactions and impeccable timing, The Shadow and The Flame is a nightmare to try and enjoy because it's the equivalent of driving a forklift truck after downing a packet of medication despite the 'Warning: Causes Drowsiness' precaution.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    As well as being unresponsive and technically broken, it's simply not as much fun as its non-HD sibling.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    With the core gameplay being dull, the mini-games uninspired and the presentation severely lacking, this is a game that only the most die-hard Nintendo fans will find any worth in.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    But by attempting to generate its cash by making progression a slow grind, by repeating the same boring levels over and over again until you a) delete the whole thing, b) use real money, or c) die, Glu Games has made sure you'll likely choose the former and latter before you open your wallet.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Worth a punt - especially as it's initially free. Just be prepared, for once you've used your power-ups, the game's momentum will grind to a halt. Unless you're willing to cough up the dough. And the game's not worth it.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Another Wii game that seems content with offering little more than a series of half-baked mini-games, with the lure of motion controls seemingly being enough to draw in users. But when those controls are clunky and only work half of the time, the game as a whole falls down.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It won't please fans of the series, nor will it appeal to the casual iDevice audience. The game can be fun and entertaining but there are far too many hoops to jump through to get there.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Upgrading the various cars on offer with money earned through races or in-app purchases (which aren't needed) is something you’ll want to do early on to make handling more bearable. The price-to-content ratio is excellent, but that means nothing considering you’ll get bored long before you reach the end of the road.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A maddening example of a game that was ruined by a lack of focus in its design stages - had it been released with a wider scope it may have made a great RPG, or had it been a little faster paced and involving it may have made a mediocre RTS.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If you want to work up a sweat pretending to be a superhero, you're probably better off dressing up and running around the local park saving endangered squirrels. Ubisoft's Kinect game means well, and will certainly appeal to younger gamers, but its execution is sadly what we've come to expect from Kinect titles - a bit too messy.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    If you're looking to dabble in a bit of retro gaming I'd advise looking at the far more entertaining "Capcom Classics Collection," which includes superior games and has been created with far more care.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Now I'm off to dust off my most recent copy of Tetris and play a real arcade puzzle game for a while.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Buy this, and the only shooting you'll be doing is to yourself: in the foot.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    At least in terms of being faithful to the source material, it retains a similar level of simplicity, except that in 2006 that just isn't enough.