Starcraft 64 Nintendo 64
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8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 39 Ratings

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  • Summary: In the distant future, a small group of human exiles have been doomed to fight for their survival on the edge of the universe. Three powerful species, the Terrans, Protoss and Zerg, are locked in a fierce battle over the fate of the galaxy. The time for war has come. Manage resources, buildIn the distant future, a small group of human exiles have been doomed to fight for their survival on the edge of the universe. Three powerful species, the Terrans, Protoss and Zerg, are locked in a fierce battle over the fate of the galaxy. The time for war has come. Manage resources, build armies, devise strategies and master the specialized technologies of each species as you enter a universe of unparalleled tactical excitement. Over 50 single-player missions, including new scenarios specially created for the N64. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 15 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. A title which has almost infinite replay value because every time you play it it’s a different game. Even if you repeatedly just play the same map over and over again the variety of things you can do and the impressive AI of the CPU opponents means that it’s never the same game twice.
  2. 90
    A fantastic title that suffers graphically on the console, but still retains everything else that made it so special.
  3. The huge number of levels available and the two-player split-screen mode -- slowdown ridden as it is -- make for an incredible amount of value.
  4. While there isn't much for fans of the popular PC version of Starcraft to get excited about, those new to the series will enjoy engaging, addictive gameplay coupled with an incredibly protracted single player mode.
  5. The game will never live up to the PC version, and the two-player mode (although better than battling on your own), makes a mockery of the fun of the computer's multiplayer capabilities.
  6. 77
    Slick and polished, this game absolutely is not. However, if you forgive and forget its looks, you will find yourself drawn in and addicted in no time.
  7. The game just doesn't measure up to PC standards; it doesn't even come close.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 24
  2. Negative: 2 out of 24
  1. GregV.
    May 30, 2001
    10
    I really like the two human player multiplayer option because you can team up against the computer. I really liked this game.
  2. JoshuaC.
    Mar 13, 2003
    10
    I need to buy this game can any one help me i only have $22.
  3. JamesW.
    Jul 26, 2001
    10
    This game kicks. I'm still trying to get invinciblity, and its challenging. I love challenging games.
  4. DarcyD.
    Apr 5, 2002
    10
    I love this game, but I wish grathic were a bit better.
  5. ThomasS.
    Nov 2, 2002
    10
    Rented a lot, wasn't as good as the computer game, but the magic was still there.
  6. DanN.
    Oct 26, 2001
    9
    Totally awesome strategy game! Even as good as the PC version!
  7. Fox
    Jul 5, 2001
    0
    This game blows; learn how to play a real startegy game.

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