Metroid: Other M – Review Scoring Rubric

Gameplay: 7.4/10

How To Play: 10/10 | Mechanics/Concepts: 8/10 | Game Modes: 8/10 | Overworld: 8/10 | Items/Power-Ups: 7/10 | Enemies/Bosses: 6/10 | Side-Quests: 6/10 | Challenges: 6/10

Controls: 8.5/10

Functional Commands: 8/10 | Advanced Controls: 8/10 | Control Quality: 9/10 | Control Gimmicks: 9/10

Plot: 8.6/10

Plot: 9/10 | Cinematics: 10/10 | Animation: 10/10 | Plot-Elements: 7/10 | Narrative-Script: 7/10

Graphics: 9.8/10

Graphics: 10/10 | Textures: 10/10 | Resolution/Frame-Rate: 10/10 | Basic Models: 9/10 | Complex Models: 10/10 | Lighting Effects: 10/10

Music: 7.3/10

Soundtrack: 2/10 | Sound-Quality: 10/10 | Sound Effects: 10/10

Verdict: 7.7/10

Replayability: 8/10 | Pros/Cons: 7/10 | Opinion: 8/10


Pros (Benefits)

+”Next Gen” Graphics

+Great CGI Cutscenes

+Innovative Control Gimmicks

+Cross Between 2D Metroid/Prime Trilogy

+Plot Driven Style

+Monologues of Samus

+Evokes Nostalgia To Old Fans


Cons (Flaws)

-Forgettable Music

-Lack of Any Music

-No Originality/Creativity

-Underwhelming Metroidesque Gameplay

-Bad Control Mechanics

-Removed Visor/Grapple/Suit Upgrades

-Navigation Booth Placement


Total/Final Reviewing Score: 8.2/10

Super Mario Galaxy – Review Scoring Rubric

Plot: 8/10

Story: 7/10 | Plot-Elements: 9/10 | Cinematics: 8/10 | Animation: 8/10 | Narrative-Script: 8/10

Controls: 9.3/10

Functional Commands: 9/10 | Advanced Controls: 9/10 | Control Quality: 9/10 | Control Gimmicks: 10/10

Gameplay: 9/10

How To Play: 10/10 | Mechanics/Concepts: 10/10 | Game Modes: 8/10 | Items/Power-Ups: 9/10 | Enemies/Bosses: 9/10 | Overworld: 10/10 | Side-Quests: 8/10 | Challenges: 8/10

Graphics: 9.5/10

Graphics: 10/10 | Resolution/Frame-Rate: 9/10 | Textures: 10/10 | Basic Models: 9/10 | Complex Models: 10/10 | Lighting Effects: 9/10

Music: 10/10

Soundtrack: 10/10 | Sound-Quality: 10/10 | Sound Effects: 10/10

Verdict: 9/10

Replayability: 10/10 | Pros/Cons: 9/10 | Opinion: 8/10


Pros (Benefits)

+Excellent Looking Graphics

+Memorable Soundtrack

+Precise Controls

+Innovative Motion/Pointer Controls

+Original Ideas

+Layout of Galaxies

+Concept of Outer Space

+Replayability Value


Cons (Flaws)

-Boring Plot

-Imbalance of Difficulty

-Low Health Count

-Underwhelming Co-op

-Badly Programmed Camera

-Flawed Swimming Controls

-Characters In CG Cutscenes


Total/Final Reviewing Score: 9.1/10

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess – Review Scoring Rubric

Graphics: 6.3/10

Graphics: 4/10 | Resolution/Frame-Rate: 6/10 | Textures: 3/10 | Basic Models: 8/10 | Complex Models: 8/10 | Lighting-Effects: 9/10

Music: 6.3/10

Soundtrack: 8/10 | Sound-Quality: 2/10 | Sound-Effects: 9/10

Controls: 9/10

Functional Commands: 8/10 | Advanced Controls: 9/10 | Control Quality: 10/10 | Control Gimmicks: 9/10

Plot: 8.6/10

Story: 10/10 | Plot-Elements: 9/10 | Cinematics: 9/10 | Animation: 8/10 | Narrative-Script: 7/10

Gameplay: 8.1/10

How To Play: 9/10 | Mechanics/Concepts: 10/10 | Game-Modes: N/A | Overworld: 7/10 | Items/Power-Ups: 7/10 | Enemies/Bosses: 8/10 | Side-Quests: 10/10 | Challenges: 6/10

Verdict: 9/10

Replayability: 10/10 | Pros/Cons: 8/10 | Opinion: 9/10


Pros (Benefits)

+Accurate Character Models

+Precise Lighting Effects

+Excellent Soundtrack

+Innovative Controls

+Well Developed Plot

+High Replayability Value

+Cinematic Cutscenes

+Traditional Zelda Formula


Cons (Flaws)

-Terrible Graphics

-Low Resolution Textures

-Low Sound Quality

-Lack of Voice Acting

-Extremely Easy

-Not Original/No Creativity

-Focusing On Graphics > Gameplay


Total/ Final Review Score: 7.8/10