Quandary's Scores

  • Games
For 186 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 63% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Lowest review score: 10 Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 9 out of 186
186 game reviews
    • 54 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A highly frustrating game. If looks are all that count then it's very good looking, but as an adventure game it falls short of providing a satisfying experience. It would have been much improved minus the mini games, with a lot less dying, and with more attention paid to the adventuring puzzles.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    I thought the first section was quite good and I was really prepared to enjoy the challenge and the exploration, but too many frustrating timed sequences spoiled the experience.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The audience for Midnight Nowhere is one that sees attitude, juvenile humour, body count and scantily clad or naked females as a definite plus. Grown up adventurers may consider looking elsewhere for mature and adult content.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It still makes little sense, and the voices are at times as diabolical. But the sense of fun was gone. It felt tired and pedestrian, rather than compellingly bizarre and outrageous.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The game seems unfinished with story development and motivation left out.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    All up, Cypher was disappointing. But I did feel a sense of accomplishment when I had finished, albeit with some help.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Once you have mastered the three or four things you can do it becomes mind-numbingly repetitive.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is not sexy or clever, entertaining or witty. Call me a fuddy duddy if you will, but my recommendation is to go play something - almost anything - else.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    There was clearly some black humour and some quirky characterisations, and some of the more confronting material is clearly included for shock value. It all, however, gets lost in the wash.

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