Metascore
57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 22
  2. Negative: 5 out of 22
  1. A hilarious waste of time. A few Xtreme Legends updates here and there was bearable, but one for every version of the game is just too much. [May 2006, p.70]
  2. For the love of gaming Koei, this is just another mediocre expansion pack for a game that played like a glorified expansion pack to yet more games which felt little more than expansion packs themselves.
  3. 40
    For regular gamers, this is more of the same with a few slight twists. Unfortunately, none of the twists happen in gameplay, where they're desperately needed.
  4. 40
    Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends shows just how little milk Koei has left in the proverbial cow.
  5. Same old Dynasty Warriors. New modes can't disguise the almost criminal lack of progress in this hack-'n'-slash relic. [Feb 2006, p.92]
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. adammaw
    Jul 4, 2006
    8
    dynasty warriors 5 extreme wasnt quite as good as i expected it to be therse alot more to do and destiny mode was great but there is only onedynasty warriors 5 extreme wasnt quite as good as i expected it to be therse alot more to do and destiny mode was great but there is only one bad thing and that is you cant get any troops on extereme mode but apart from that its fine. ps if any one knows how to get troops on extreme mode email me on polaricemaster@hotmail.co.uk Full Review »
  2. AdamM.
    May 17, 2006
    8
    very good can get boring butter than the other ones (exept dw5) worth havin a go at.
  3. AdamB.
    Mar 27, 2006
    10
    Probably the best in the series. Offers RPG-like Extreme and Destiny modes, a scenario-like Legend mode, along with the Edit, Challenge, and Probably the best in the series. Offers RPG-like Extreme and Destiny modes, a scenario-like Legend mode, along with the Edit, Challenge, and Encyclopedia modes which are par for the course. The AI and tactic system is much improved over previous games. While it is true that it offers the same old Dynasty Warriors gameplay, as a stand-alone game it is well worth the $30. Full Review »