Anarchy Online: Shadowlands PC

  • Publisher: Funcom
  • Release Date: Sep 8, 2003
Metascore
85

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
Buy On
  1. This is one of the few science fiction themed games on the MMORPG genre and worth playing for experienced gamers who are looking for a break from fantasy games. Casual gamers should consider their options carefully.
  2. Computer Gaming World
    70
    Shadowlands injects into the game a quadruple dose of what it most desperately needed: namely, compelling gameplay content. [Feb 2004, p.91]
  3. Computer Games Magazine
    60
    The geography is often stunning and shows a flair for the otherworldly that puts the more expensive landscapes of "Star Wars Galaxies" to shame. [Jan 2004, p.68]

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 21 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Aug 22, 2013
    10
    Amazing huge world, going strong for over a decade.

    New Graphic overhaul I understand with the new Dreamworld Game engine cant wait to see
    Amazing huge world, going strong for over a decade.

    New Graphic overhaul I understand with the new Dreamworld Game engine cant wait to see this game with a makeover.
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  2. Jay
    Dec 4, 2003
    10
    Funcom has really cleaned things up since AO launched. Customer service is exceptional, gameplay is great - The playerbase is amazing. Notum Funcom has really cleaned things up since AO launched. Customer service is exceptional, gameplay is great - The playerbase is amazing. Notum Wars and Shadowlands have added new and exciting content to this truly magnificent game. Full Review »
  3. NinaS.
    Sep 26, 2003
    10
    Anarchy Online has had me captivated for close to two years and Shadowlands is a fantastic expansionpack, offering a huge new world and tons Anarchy Online has had me captivated for close to two years and Shadowlands is a fantastic expansionpack, offering a huge new world and tons of new things to do. The graphics and sound is awesome as well! Full Review »