Reviews

Expedition Case for Nintendo 3DS (Accessory)

Dead Space (iPhone)

ilomilo (Xbox Live Arcade)

Super Scribblenauts (DS)

Mirror’s Edge (iPhone)

Quick review: Ninja Bros (XNA, Xbox 360)

Quick review: Osmos (iPhone)

Quick review: Alan Wake, The Signal DLC (Xbox 360)

LIMBO (Xbox Live Arcade)

Modern Conflict (iPhone)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (iPhone)

Alan Wake (Xbox 360)

Ninjatown: Trees of Doom (iPhone)

Kasumi’s Stolen Memory DLC (Mass Effect 2, Xbox 360)

Fox Vs Duck (iPhone)

Aftermath (iPhone)

Street Fighter IV (iPhone)

Transformers: G1 Awakening (iPhone)

Heavy Rain (PS3)

Bayonetta (Xbox 360)

The Simpsons Arcade (iPhone)

N.O.V.A (iPhone)

Earthworm Jim (iPhone)

Gran Turismo (PSP)

Anno Create a New World (Wii)

Shadow Complex (XBLA)

Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers (XBLA)

Wii Sports Resort (Wii)

Scoring

In an ever continuing effort to better my review process, I’ve decided to alter my scoring system. Last year I changed from using a numerical value, which I felt was a bit too vague, to something like a school grades ranging from A to F. However, that wasn’t cutting it for me either. Scoring an experience with a number or letter felt, to me, is still one step away from what you really want to know; Is the game any good? And without having to constantly remind everyone that scores are platform, genre and title specific, rating, say, a PS3 game the same as an iPhone release felt a little unbalanced. But I do think scores are important for reviews, even more so in this day and age where every mobile device has some form of internet and referring to a review while waiting to pay for the game in question needs to be a speedy process. So without further ado, here is my new system:

Awesome
An outstanding experience that goes above and beyond expectations.

Great
A highly commendable game with some truly exceptional moments.

Good
Entertaining and worthy of your time but still room for improvement.

Okay
But not a lot more. Hardcore fans of the franchise/genre maybe a little more forgiving of its issues.

Mediocre
Little can salvage this game though there are hints of fun to be found.

Weak
Best left alone.

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