Electronic Gaming Monthly's Scores

  • Games
For 2,306 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 65% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Halo 2
Lowest review score: 5 Ping Pals
Score distribution:
2306 game reviews
    • 94 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
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    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 54 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    It's a direct port of a 3-year-old Japanese Sega Dreamcast game, and, well...it shows. Try it if you're brave; you just might like it. [Aug 2003, p.118]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    If you're a role-playing freak who hasn't given this series a shot, I'm comin' to take your nerd card. [Jan 2009, p.88]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's still quite a good game--I just wonder why it feels like a step back from the previous trology. [Jan 2009, p.69]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's still quite a good game--I just wonder why it feels like a step back from the previous trology. [Jan 2009, p.69]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Underworld is an excursion worth taking for fans of low-impact, low-commitment adventuring; I just wanted more. [Jan 2009, p.71]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 66 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    Kickoff does a great job of satiating my hunger for old-school videogame football--a yearning I didn't even know I had. [Dec 2008, p.84]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 89 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    L4D is one zombie apocalypse I completely and utterly embrace. [Jan 2009, p.84]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 79 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The outstanding music and the tension of pursuit make this a first-person experience like few others. [Dec 2008, p.65]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 79 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The outstanding music and the tension of pursuit make this a first-person experience like few others. [Dec 2008, p.65]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 79 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    This is one game that everyone should be playing long after it comes out, both online and off. [Dec 2008, p.83]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The campaign's quick-paced action and violent nature will entice any FPS fan. [Jan 2009, p.75]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Tearing into Gears 2 is a treat--this blood-soaked sequel offers a smorgasbord of sadistically entertaining content. [Dec 2008, p.78]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 77 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    But EndWar's biggest flaw? Insane micromanagement. [Dec 2008, p.68]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 76 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    But EndWar's biggest flaw? Insane micromanagement. [Dec 2008, p.68]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 87 Metascore
    • 89 Critic Score
    Single-player's certainly the game's weakness, but the multiplayer excelence more than makes up for it. [Jan 2009, p.81]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 93 Metascore
    • 94 Critic Score
    Still, it's the kind of hugely ambitious game that doesn't come around very often. [Dec 2008, p.69]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    An improvement in every possible way over the original MotorStorm, this is what we all knew the original could be. [Dec 2008, p.76]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Yes, it's the most charming game I've ever played, and it's one of the most enjoyable. [Dec 2008, p.72]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 89 Metascore
    • 94 Critic Score
    Fable II is the Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for folks who hated(and liked, too)the latter. [Dec 2008, p.80]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Still, despite the tedious travel periods, Far Cry 2 features some truly gorgeous environments, (mostly) satisfying combat, and a lengthy, entertaining campaign. [Dec 2008, p.66]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Still, despite the tedious travel periods, Far Cry 2 features some truly gorgeous environments, (mostly) satisfying combat, and a lengthy, entertaining campaign. [Dec 2008, p.66]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 63 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    Wii Music's biggest downfall, oddly, is its music. [Dec 2008, p.64]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Still, Saints 2 evolves the genre with its character creator and the ability to play the entire game cooperatively online. [Dec 2008, p.74]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Still, Saints 2 evolves the genre with its character creator and the ability to play the entire game cooperatively online. [Dec 2008, p.74]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 89 Metascore
    • 78 Critic Score
    It's a fun, beautiful, and intense alien-zombie game wrapped around a mediocre sci-fi horror center. [Dec 2008, p.70]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 88 Metascore
    • 78 Critic Score
    It's a fun, beautiful, and intense alien-zombie game wrapped around a mediocre sci-fi horror center. [Dec 2008, p.70]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 70 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    While it doesn't top Silent Hill 2 or 3, I'll still be proud to add it to my collection. [Nov 2008, p.72]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 78 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, beneath that striking detail, Shake It! plays exactly like Wario Land 4(GBA). [Nov 2008, p.68]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • 71 Metascore
    • 56 Critic Score
    An ambitious--yet ultimately dissatisfying--effort. [Oct 2008, p.82]
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly

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