Zentendo's Scores

  • Games
For 230 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 64% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 31% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 Elite Beat Agents
Lowest review score: 20 Frogger Returns
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 12 out of 230
230 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Easily one of the best handheld games to hit us in a long while--it is fresh and addictive, easy to play, and hard to master.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Take into account the deep customization, barrage of unlockables and game modes, online components, and the polish and balance of it all, and Brawl is quite a force to be reckoned with, expanding those hours of value into months, if not years of good times.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Chrono Trigger is one of the most charming, endearing, and most fun role playing games I have ever had the pleasure of playing.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    If you have only played the GameCube version, then you’ll be delighted to hear that the Wii edition has all the extras that were only previously available in the PlayStation2 release. These extras, combined with the excellent graphics of the GameCube version and the superior Wii control scheme, makes the latest incarnation of the Resident Evil series definitely worth the purchase.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A very amazing piece of art merged with very unique, engrossing gameplay. Truly a unique experience that almost any gamer should give at least one go at. Other than very minor issues, this is easily one of the most well designed and enjoyable games ever made.
    • 97 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Near flawless package. Gameplay, visuals, sound, presentation and overall value and fun are off the charts.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Enjoying Mario in the genre that saw him born is always a great pleasure, even if you are not a fan of the platform titles. Nintendo returns to its specialty: to offer hours and hours of fun by giving us games with their own personality and a shellproof gameplay.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few DS titles on the shelves right now can compare to the addictive (and often nostalgic) delights found in BLT2. The playability stands as an example of how DS touch games should be made.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Clover and Ready at Dawn have given the Wii a beautiful and epic journey. One of the best games on the system that any gamer with a Wii needs to own. Okami is a masterpiece that is not likely to be duplicated and deserves to be in everyone's gaming library.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Monster Hunter Tri is a complete triumph for the Wii. It features the best online set up of any game on the system and provides gamers with an adventure that is both deep and rewarding. Combined with the Classic Controller Pro, Monster Hunter Tri is the best deal on the system; you would be crazy to miss out.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you crave a unique RTS with the motion control experience, then you need to play Swords and Soldiers.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    "Nostalgia" is a title that takes all that was once good and lovable about the genre and reinvigorates it into a brand new adventure that is set in the real world instead of one of pure fantasy. It doesn't bring much new to the table, but takes what has worked well in the past and puts it to good use.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite being the third title in a spinoff series, and the 7th Mario RPG, Bowser’s Inside Story is perhaps the most imaginative and well-crafted of them all.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully refreshing chunk of stylized retro goodness stuffed into a forty dollar box.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rune Factory 2 is packed with depth and content and offers a tremendous value for its package.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A welcome return of a quality Sonic title that brings back memories of first playing Sonic 1 on the Sega Mega Drive. With great graphics, great gameplay and a developed storyline that’s not overly serious, Sonic’s a great addition to all gamers. The only downside is the somewhat odd battle system.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the kind of game that makes Wiiware a worthwhile feature, and shows that good hardcore games can be made for the system in any size.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Corruption provides great first-person controls and really takes advantage of the Wii's unique controller setup.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia serves up slick controls, action, and challenge while infusing some freshness into the formula and blending it with some of the best elements of the past two Castlevanias.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Kingdom Hearts 358/2 days is one of the best DS titles that we have had in our hands in a long time.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The characters are engaging, fun, quirky, messed up, and easy to either fall in love with or hate. Santa Destroy itself is full of so many nooks and crannies that any player anal about that kind of thing will easily be able to spend several hours searching for hidden back alleys for dumpsters and lovikov balls. The game is fun, easy to grasp, has a lot of replay value (trust me), and tells an engaging story.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you’re a Pokemon fanatic, the kind that has bought every last iteration Nintendo has released, then you’ve most likely already purchased either Heartgold/SoulSilver. However, if you’ve only dabbled in the series, it’s still highly recommended you give one of these two a try.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you love action games, you can't do much better than Ninja Gaiden on Nintendo’s portable system.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Contra 4's main Arcade mode is a remixed classic and a treat in its own right, but what really makes Contra 4 stand out is how it pays tribute to its fans by using the slick gameplay of the main game to craft an excellent Challenge Mode and consequently reward players with two classic NES titles and a bunch of nostalgic extra features to boot.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While 8-Bit is Enough is comically not as complex a game as some of the earlier entries, it delivers non-stop laughs that the gaming community in particular -- especially those who are also Homestar fans -- will find truly humorous.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    No game is perfect, but that said, this is as close as a non-Nintendo game has come in a long while. It's most definitely worth the purchase, as it'll keep you entertained for many, many hours.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With hilariously well-written dialog, brilliant court cases, DS-specific features, pulse-pounding drama, catchy and moody music, and four cases, you will not want to miss this game.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's just nearly-perfected Zelda gameplay. If you're looking for something more than just a new way to play Zelda, as in, something different in terms of how Zelda plays, then you're barking up the wrong tree.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you’re a Pokemon fanatic, the kind that has bought every last iteration Nintendo has released, then you’ve most likely already purchased either Heartgold/SoulSilver. However, if you’ve only dabbled in the series, it’s still highly recommended you give one of these two a try.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Excitebots won't appeal to anyone wanting a realistic driving simulation, but pretty much anyone else ought to be able to appreciate its refreshing take on the genre: the slick controls, the sense of speed, the microgames...everything adds up to a game that is simply addicting and a blast to play, both online and offline, and enough content to keep you coming back for more.

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