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  • Summary: Assume the role of John Connor and battle for survival against the far superior forces of Skynet.
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 18
  2. Negative: 7 out of 18
  1. 63
    The future isn't set. That means you still have time to cancel your preorder of Terminator Salvation. A harsh statement, certainly, but considering the latest in the man vs. machine saga can easily be completed in four hours, it's an accurate one.
  2. We can't ignore it feels like a yet to be finished game, with some good ideas but not fully exploited. In fact, perhaps it has been hurried up to be ready for the cinema premiere, and this would have harmed the development. What a shame. Maybe next time.
  3. Terminator Salvation - The Videogame can actually be fun at times, but the repetitive gameplay, some technical issues and the lack of a multiplayer mode make this game the usual tie-in, good only for the fan of the brand.
  4. It's too short, it possible to count the different enemies and weapons on one hand and gameplay variety apparently was vaporized on Judgment Day. Only one thing is really high class: the price 10 Euros per hour of gameplay is a rip off.
  5. Unfortunately, it‘s a no-go. Terminator: Salvation lines up right next to hundreds of titles which are supposed to be a worthy game based on a movie – and has no intention of going any further.
  6. As gamers, we are well accustomed to the fate of movie-related games, which is why Salvation is such a disappointment. It has some solid combat, perhaps the best cover-system to date, and the foundation for a captivating plot, but the game lacks any sort of scope.
  7. Total PC Gaming
    30
    It's too short and too undeveloped. [Issue#22, p.56]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 18
  2. Negative: 13 out of 18
  1. FrankT
    Jun 8, 2009
    8
    I reviewed this game on my own wesbite I reviewed this game on my own wesbite (http://razetheworld.gameriot.com/blogs/Inside-Rice/Terminator-Salvation-Review-80100/1#comment_414717) It was very fun while it lasted, a straight forward 3rd person linear shooter. I'm a fan of Grin Studios for their work with other movie games and this is no different; I enjoyed the game. There are a few bugs regarding the cover system and health recovery, but it added more gameplay (at least for me) The problem with most if not all movie games is the fact that the team doesn't have cash nor time to develop and perfect the game. Expand
  2. AnonymousMC
    Jun 6, 2009
    7
    Ok game is not actualy that bad. It is an obvious console conversion that wa snot finished but what is there is not bad. If you are a fan ofOk game is not actualy that bad. It is an obvious console conversion that wa snot finished but what is there is not bad. If you are a fan of the terminator story line then this is an almost must. As it explains where alot of the characters come from. There is a fair amount of weapons and the cover system is awsome (Best to date). It has its flaws but the gameplay is playable and a must for Terminator fans. Expand
  3. Dec 17, 2016
    5
    Вы просто идёте вперёд и наслаждаетесь:
    1. Скучным и однотипным геймлпеем.
    2. Посредственной графикой. 3. Не особо интересным сюжетом.
    Вы просто идёте вперёд и наслаждаетесь:
    1. Скучным и однотипным геймлпеем.
    2. Посредственной графикой.
    3. Не особо интересным сюжетом.
    Халтурка, которую сделали на отвали.
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  4. RobC.
    Jun 12, 2009
    3
    This game is worth about $9.99 Can't believe I spent $50 on it! There is no real variation to this game at all. Limited enemy type; This game is worth about $9.99 Can't believe I spent $50 on it! There is no real variation to this game at all. Limited enemy type; limited weapons; limited controls. It seems obvious that corners were cut in order to meet deadlines while programming this less-than mediocre game. Expand
  5. Sep 21, 2015
    2
    This game is worth about $9.99 Can't believe I spent $50 on it! There is no real variation to this game at all. Limited enemy type; limitedThis game is worth about $9.99 Can't believe I spent $50 on it! There is no real variation to this game at all. Limited enemy type; limited weapons; limited controls. It seems obvious that corners were cut in order to meet deadlines while programming this less-than mediocre game. Expand
  6. JoeM
    Jul 16, 2009
    0
    Terrible game. I managed to get it (not going to discuss how - no it wasn't illegal), to quote IGN, the future is not set, you still Terrible game. I managed to get it (not going to discuss how - no it wasn't illegal), to quote IGN, the future is not set, you still have time to cancel the preorder and get your money back. Seriously, get it back. Expand
  7. DavidD
    Jan 9, 2010
    0
    This game was horrible...I can't believe I thought about buying the game. Thank god for gamefly. This is by far the worst game I have This game was horrible...I can't believe I thought about buying the game. Thank god for gamefly. This is by far the worst game I have ever played. After 10 mins I got up and sent the game back. Horrible story...horrible character movements...horrible aim system...horrible cover mode...in gernal this game feels like a beta the has yet to be polished and bugs worked out...I honestly feel it when everyone says this game was horrible. It shouldn't have even got a 49 in the metascore. This game was made fast and can be felt when playing it...so far the only game I've played that I had to get up and walk away. Please do not buy. It isn't worth your hard earn cash... Expand

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