My Video Game Reviews
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It's weird. I hadn't played video games since I was a grade-schooler, but one day in early 2002, on a friend's recommendation I went to my local Fry's and picked up a copy of Black & White. I played the HECK out of that game, but soon I was hungry for more. This page is a stark chronicle of the addiction that ensued and that plagues me even today.

The games, by platform. I doubt I'll ever have time to review them all (too busy playing), but I'll provide links to those I do.

bulletGame Boy Advance

Note: A 'TBD' means I haven't played the game long enough to render a verdict yet.


bulletAmerican McGee's Alice - very good
bulletAnachronox - very good
bulletArx Fatalis - very good
bulletAtlantis: The Lost Tales - good
bulletBeyond Atlantis - very good
bulletBeyond Atlantis II - okay
bulletBlack & White - very good
bulletBlack & White: Creature Isle (expansion) - very good
bulletBlack Dahlia - TBD
bulletBroken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - very good
bulletBroken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon - very good
bulletBroken Sword: The Smoking Mirror - very good
bulletThe Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness - good
bulletThe Curse of Monkey Island - very good
bulletDarkstone - okay
bulletDay of the Tentacle - very good
bulletDungeon Siege - very good
bulletDracula Resurrection - good
bulletThe Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon (expansion) - very good
bulletThe Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind - very good
bulletThe Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal (expansion) - very good
bulletEnclave - good
bulletEscape from Monkey Island - very good
bulletFull Throttle - TBD
bulletFreedom Force - TBD
bulletFreelancer - very good
bulletGabriel Knight: The Beast Within - very good
bulletGabriel Knight: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned - very good
bulletGabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers - very good
bulletGothic - very good
bulletGothic II - very good
bulletGrim Fandango - very good
bulletJazz and Faust - okay
bulletJoan of Arc - TBD
bulletThe Last Express - bad
bulletThe Longest Journey - very good
bulletLord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - good
bulletMonkey Island II: LeChuck's Revenge - good
bulletNancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake - TBD
bulletNancy Drew: The Final Scene - okay
bulletNancy Drew: Message in a Haunted Mansion - okay
bulletNancy Drew: Secret of the Scarlet Hand - TBD
bulletNancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill - bad
bulletNancy Drew: Stay Tuned for Danger - okay
bulletNancy Drew: Treasure in the Royal Tower - good
bulletNeverwinter Nights - very good
bulletOdyssey: The Search for Ulysses - very bad
bulletPhantasmagoria - very bad
bulletPirates of the Caribbean - TBD
bulletRunaway - good
bulletSalammbo: Battle for Carthage - okay
bulletSam & Max Hit the Road - okay
bulletThe Secret of Monkey Island - very good
bulletStar Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - TBD
bulletSyberia - very good
bulletSystem Shock 2 - TBD
bulletThe Temple of Elemental Evil - TBD
bulletZanzarah: The Hidden Portal - very good


bulletAnimal Crossing - very good
bulletBaldur's Gate: Dark Alliance - very good
bulletBeyond Good and Evil - very good
bulletBuffy the Vampire Slayer - good
bulletFinal Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - TBD
bulletFreaky Flyers - okay
bulletGauntlet Dark Legacy - very good
bulletGladius - TBD
bulletThe Hobbit - very good
bulletHunter: The Reckoning - okay
bulletThe Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker - very good
bulletThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - good
bulletThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - TBD
bulletLost Kingdoms II - TBD
bulletMario Golf: Toadstool Tour - very good
bulletMario Pary 4 - good
bulletMetroid Prime - TBD
bulletMystic Heroes - bad
bulletPhantasy Star Online Episodes I & II - very bad
bulletPikmin - good
bulletPrince of Persia: The Sands of Time - TBD
bulletShrek: Super Party - okay
bulletSphinx and the Cursed Mummy - very good
bulletSummoner: A Goddess Reborn - TBD
bulletSuper Mario Sunshine - TBD
bulletSuper Smash Brothers Melee - okay
bulletTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - bad
bulletTimeSplitters 2 - good

Game Boy Advance

bulletActivision Anthology - very good
bulletCastlevania: Aria of Sorrow - good
bulletHamtaro: Ham Ham Heartbreak - very good
bulletOddworld: Munch's Oddysee - bad
bulletYoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 - good