G. D. Symes

Helpful votes received on reviews: 66% (60 of 91)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 984,537 - Total Helpful Votes: 60 of 91
Battlefield 4 (PC DVD) - Limited Edition by Electronic Arts
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Broken game., 29 Nov 2013
This game would probably be great if it worked.However, the multitude of bugs and crashes that plague it mean that if you buy it you are flipping a coin as to whether it will work on your PC or not. Two different players with identical PC's can find very different results. Some players that have medium spec PC's find that they can play whilst players with high end PC's can find an unplayable mess that will crash frequently.

After owning the game since day one I have experienced so many faults that I manage to either work around or they patch but then new ones appear. Today my game crashes every few minutes. A shame as I just managed to tinker with the settings and get a… Read more
WET (PS3) by Bethesda
WET (PS3) by Bethesda
1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
After having high hopes for this game and then finally playing it I can honestly say that this is one of the worst shooters I have ever played.
It could have all been so cool but the game is ruined by terrible animations and really clunky gameplay. Anyone remember the cool sideways dives from Max Payne? There not here. You have to jump normally and then go into the dive giving it a really unreal look which defies physics. The knee slide is ok and the ability to shoot in all directions is cool but the other moves such as swinging and leaping through the air and sliding down ladders just looks naff.
The graphics are ok but nothing special. The characters dont look at all impressive… Read more
Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) by Eidos Interactive
Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) by Eidos Interactive
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I am always a little dubious when superhero games are announced. I saw the excellent graphics and played the demo but I still wanted to reserve judgement until I played the finished product.
I have been hooked since loading it on the release day. I had played the demo to death and was afraid that the games depth might only be what was in the demo. Thankfully there was a lot more. One of my favorite parts of the game is solving the Riddlers puzzles and finding every trophy and patient interview tape. I solved the Riddlers puzzle and found the ghost of Arkham today and was quite impressed at the outcome.
Arkham Asylum itself is one of the best designed backgrounds to play in. It… Read more