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  • Summary: TRON 2.0 is the present-day sequel to the 1982 cult film classic that wasa landmark of computerized graphical ingenuity. TRON 2.0, is a story-driven, first-person action game that propels the player into an alternate universe inside a computer. As Jet Bradley (son of the original films heroTRON 2.0 is the present-day sequel to the 1982 cult film classic that wasa landmark of computerized graphical ingenuity. TRON 2.0, is a story-driven, first-person action game that propels the player into an alternate universe inside a computer. As Jet Bradley (son of the original films hero Alan Bradley) you will combat digital opponents using guns, rods, grenades, missiles, and the iconic TRON disc. Combining the best of the genre with a truly innovative look and breakthrough game play, TRON 2.0 delivers an adventure unlike any other. It will take PC gaming to a new level with intense action, intense and deadly battles, and high-speed light cycle races. [Disney] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 39
  2. Negative: 0 out of 39
  1. 100
    The game looks incredible on a P4 2.7 GHz with a Radeon 9800 Pro, but still looks extremely impressive (and played wonderfully) on an Athlon 1.7GHz running a lowly GeForce 3.
  2. Its intelligent combination of action and RPG elements offer a unique and rewarding gameplay experience. It also features visuals that amaze and a story that intrigues, TRON 2.0 is the definition of a great game.
  3. Whether or not you're a fan of the movie, TRON 2.0 oozes with style and substance. Developer Monolith Productions deserves credit for creating one of the finest and most unique PC games of the year to date.
  4. 85
    An excellent mix of exceptional graphics, incredible music and voice acting and incredibly fun gameplay.
  5. Features some beautiful and complex levels that, while great to look at, do a poor job of covering up some less than exciting gameplay and under utilized weapons and utility selections.
  6. 80
    I loved being able to visit this vision, which is what I was really excited about to begin with...If only there had been a faster pace, less jumping, and more scripted events that brought in more neutral and friendly bodies to help you or just interfere, that would have been great.
  7. Although inadequacies prove more memorable than the game's positive features, dig deep enough and there's and enjoyable game. It's just that finding it sometimes proves unnecessarily arduous. [Nov 2003, p.102]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Grant
    Aug 28, 2003
    9
    Excellent game. Is not just a generic FPS reskinned, as i'd expected it to be. The disk is sweet. My only complaint is with jumping Excellent game. Is not just a generic FPS reskinned, as i'd expected it to be. The disk is sweet. My only complaint is with jumping puzzles - but Mario-homage aside it's a cool game. Expand
  2. Aug 21, 2014
    9
    I believe that Tron 2.0 is the game that *every* IT-oriented person (especially the young ones) must have. It strikes life into your dullI believe that Tron 2.0 is the game that *every* IT-oriented person (especially the young ones) must have. It strikes life into your dull digital assistants - you'll see for yourself that even them have their own life, heart, and feelings. I know - this sounds stupid, but only until you run Tron 2.0 first time.
    The game is very stylish - everything reminds that you're in the genuine Disney's Tron universe. Plus, it's a Monolith's game (NOLF 1&2, AvP 2, FEAR 1&2, Condemned 1&2). Do I need to say more :)?
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  3. WazzerR.
    Dec 23, 2003
    9
    An absolutely class game. Very original combat weapons, amazing graphics & good sound & music. A very atmospheric experience, with an An absolutely class game. Very original combat weapons, amazing graphics & good sound & music. A very atmospheric experience, with an excellent storyline. A definite for those that loved the film. I liked the modding aspects of the game, added more depth for me (you can enhance your weapons & also yourself). I hope there is a Tron 3.0. Expand
  4. BitBurn
    Sep 22, 2003
    7
    That game is alright.
  5. MatthieuR.
    Dec 1, 2003
    6
    I loved TRON and consider myself a huge fan of FPS type games, but I just couldn't get into this game. I hate the disk as a weapon, and I loved TRON and consider myself a huge fan of FPS type games, but I just couldn't get into this game. I hate the disk as a weapon, and while the levels look awesome, there is just WAY too much "find the key to unlock this door" in this game. Too bad... Expand
  6. DemonicAngel
    Mar 19, 2004
    5
    Nah, sorry. After waiting expectantly for this game, I was very disappointed with the outcome. There are some nice touches like upgradeable Nah, sorry. After waiting expectantly for this game, I was very disappointed with the outcome. There are some nice touches like upgradeable software for weapons, utilities and armor that lend an almost RPG aspect to the game (but seem to make sod-all difference), and the graphics are beautiful - in fact, almost perfect. Voice acting is good, and the sound effects are pretty in keeping with the Tron universe. Unfortunately, the sound engine is dreadful - you cannot hear /anything/ that is more than about 6 feet (in real distance) away from you. The levels often manage to be both linear and annoyingly hard to navigate at the same time. The weapons are mostly reworkings of standard FPS fare, with the ubiquitous disc faring little better even though it's by far the best of the weapons. Story progression is through emails, but these cost energy to download. You also use energy to gain useful items and fire weapons. Thus, the story gets chucked in favour of survival. Not to mention the stupid damned jumping puzzles (I thought gaming had evolved beyond that?) and infuriating lightcycle sections (your opponents must be omnicognizant, or omnipotent, or something, because they can dodge your trail, double back and block you before you even realize that they've dodged your trail). It's a shame that Monolith couldn't have done more with the license - I bet it'd have made a great RPG, or even a great MMORPG. Sadly, we're stuck with it as it is. Expand
  7. Oct 17, 2013
    2
    Didn't like this game. The locations are just not interesting enough. It all look the same. No atmosphere at all. Only great gameplay may be.Didn't like this game. The locations are just not interesting enough. It all look the same. No atmosphere at all. Only great gameplay may be. But that's not enough for me. I don't only want to play a game, I also want to be on a journey/ trip! Expand