ZTGD's Scores

  • Games
For 2,550 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 76% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 19% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Pinball FX 2: Marvel Pinball - Fantastic Four
Lowest review score: 10 Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad
Score distribution:
2,550 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the game stands leagues ahead of its competition, there are some needed changes that I hope make their way into next year's version. Updated presentation, a new commentary team and some rudimentary facelifts to RTTS would go a long way towards refreshing the franchise and ensuring its continued success for years to come.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Vita has one of its first killer apps here, and it belongs in everyone's library.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Telltale delivers an episode that capitalizes on the story built in the first four. It's a thrilling, entertaining epitome of adventure games.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 on the Wii breathes new life into the franchise. Everybody golf clap, Tiburon has created a very robust, non-boring golf game where sim meets sport in a scalable experience. WiiMotionPlus brings unparalleled immersion to a game brimming with content, and this Wii title earns its place among the greats as the Tiger game golf fans have to own.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While I may have a few grievances as to how Arcsys is handling the balancing of the characters, it’s apparent that this is the best entry in the series yet, and it remains my personal go-to choice for a 2D fighting gaming.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I would have to say I'm very impressed with the first piece of DLC Borderlands 2 has to offer. It constantly keeps you moving from one area to the next, and nothing ever gets monotonous.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s a well done package, and on top of that a fun and charming little game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Street Fighter Alpha Max 3 isn’t going to win any awards for innovation, but what it will do is bring back some great memories and remind gamers that it isn’t all about bump mapping and resolutions anymore.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you love pinball, no one does it better than Zen. Although the price is only $10 (800 MS points) for all four tables, that is the only way to get them. If you want just one of the four, you're out of luck, but that shouldn't be a problem, because all of these tables are awesome and each has its own special concept that will have you playing for hours and hours to try and see what they all have to offer.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In conclusion, Pokemon Conquest is an incredible game that is both easy to get into and incredibly deep at the same time. This game might not be for everyone, but those who are open minded enough to give this a shot (Pokemon fans and just RPG strategy fans alike) will find that this game is strange, charming, and just completely awesome.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best thing about the next-gen version though? The menus no longer lag – which has been a pet hate of mine for years. Yay! It only took a new console for them to fix that!
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In closing, Tales of Vesperia is a must buy for fans of the series, and a Must Try for those new to the series, or new to the genre. Vesperia is, what I hope, the tip of the iceberg for next gen capabilities as the series continues.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For pinball fans looking for more, this pack is quite the steal.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even with an exclusive license and no reason to improve their game, Tiburon and EA Sports continue to refine the best football experience ever made.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s charming, fun, lighthearted and has a plethora of content to play and create. It’s a shame that the experience of LBP 3 couldn’t be a little more polished or the story mode just a little longer, because these are the only two blemishes on an otherwise excellent addition to the series.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Definitely the best of the series, and easily the most streamlined of the genre. The option for importing songs is disappointing, but everything else is finally up to par with that other music game.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Definitely recommended for fans of the genre, as this is the pinnacle of what Shinji Mikami created all those years ago.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cave Story 3D provides the perfect blend of action and adventure that embodies the days when Jason was the kid with a mutated frog and an awesome tank and not the kid that wandered away from his Dad and got lost in a mall.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Quantum Conundrum is a great game that stretches your brain and forces you to think in different ways. It's fairly long as well, and I spent about 10 hours finishing the main game. There are goals related to time and the number of shifts needed to solve a puzzle, which adds some replay value. It's a terrific game for puzzle and platforming fans alike, and at $15 it's a great bargain.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mevo and the Grooveriders is a fantastic little game, it has so much charm to it, and a pretty original gameplay idea that works, that you're going to find yourself having fun playing regardless if you're a FPS veteran or a boyfriend/girlfriend who got suckered into trying it in the hopes of getting you a gaming addiction.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Clocking in at around twenty hours, there is little reason to play through a second time but as is the case with a great book, once picked up it’ll be difficult to put down and when this abearrant tale has finished bearing it all, you’ll put it down with a smile on your face.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    MLB 14: The Show is a fantastic first offering on a new platform. I am impressed that every single feature is included, and the visuals are truly stunning.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sure, the combat can be argued all day long by purists of the series, but if that is your hang up, you are denying yourself an amazing game to play. Fans of the genre, series and games in general definitely need to see what Ninja Theory has achieved here. It's easily an early contender for my favorite games of the year.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Guitar Hero World Tour manages to do a lot of things very well, but the problem arises when you realize that with so many options it is hard for one of them to stand out. The song list is excellent, but suffers now because of not being backward compatible with previous games. The music studio is an excellent first effort, but hurts from sound quality and complexity.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It is easily the most complete, innovative, and accessible wrestling game since Aki’s incredible "No Mercy."
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is definitely a solid package. The robust cast of fighters, ample amount of stages and sheer plethora of content make it worth the price of admission alone. Factor in the depth of the fighting and promised DLC, and you have a game that could occupy you for a long, long time.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Awakening is definitely a nice companion for those that have exhausted the original game. There is plenty here to keep you occupied for at least 20 hours if you want to max everything out. Some may be a bit disappointed in the size by comparison, but for $40 this game is twice as long as most full-priced titles.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With the gripping story, the chaotic gameplay and brilliant graphics, it is a game that stands out among the best games on the system.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DiRT 2 is about as good of a sequel as you can ask for. It took everything that made the original so good and amplified it, while still managing to address all of the criticisms.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There is a lot going for Etrian Odyssey IV. It is both an achievement in retro gaming while also an evolution to the series as a whole. For those unafraid of an intense RPG challenge, a rewarding experience awaits you.

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