Metascore
27

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 24
  2. Negative: 21 out of 24
  1. Rogue Warrior was a lot of fun even though it's got a lot of miscellaneous problems and shortcomings.
  2. Rogue Warrior, despite its good graphics and sound, is not what you expect from a full-priced game. It‘s too short (5 hours max), the handling is bad (except for the kills in close-combat) and the plot is just plain and stupid. Yawn.
  3. Rogue Warrior doesn't live up to expectations and to its long development process. The story might have inspired a title with a more varied and polished gameplay, but this Rebellion game is affected by a scarce duration, which is unacceptable today.
  4. You have to wonder how something like this makes its way onto shelves as a full-priced product. Though there's some sort of ironic fun to be had by cruising through the short campaign and listening to Mickey Rourke shout obscenities, it's practically impossible to wring $60 of excitement out of this disc.
  5. Even if you’re a tremendous fan of Marcinko and love his books, rent this one before you spend your hard-earned cash. The season is too full of top-notch games and excellent DLC for you to spend your cash on this stinker.
  6. For a while you can still save the voice of Mickey Rourke, but only by the initial moment, because from there’s nothing more to pick up.
  7. With lackluster multiplayer offerings and one of the shortest singleplayer campaigns in recent memory, Rogue Warrior is a smudge on Bethesda’s otherwise stellar record.
  8. Really, only the control is a possible saving grace but that’s not enough to compensate for the tremendously bad presentation, design, style, and overall gameplay.
  9. Only a budget price could've saved this complete disaster. Rogue Warrior is a joke, bad tasty and expensive. Leave it on the shelves, unless Dick Marcinko is your guru.
  10. None of this will ever be worth $50. [Feb 2010, p.81]
  11. Rogue Warrior isn't a complete fiasco. We tried to like it, but it just wasn't worth releasing. [Feb 2010, p.73]
  12. Rogue Warrior is an amazingly bad videogame. Short, ugly and bland, this game is a new example of the uninspired character of the last Rebellion projects.
  13. Total f*cking garbage, as the right honourable Dick would (probably) say. [Feb 2010, p.93]
  14. 25
    Rogue Warrior isn't simply dumbed-down in its final incarnation -- it's just plain dumb.
  15. Though the game really tries for the over the top action of a summer blockbuster, it never comes close to that level of satisfaction. The gunplay feels like a chunky afterthought, and a cover system that very nearly causes more harm than good doesn’t help either.
  16. To paraphrase a classic Futurama line 'the only thing Rouge Warrior does better than other games is suck'.
  17. 20
    Almost everything in this game seems unfinished. The graphics are halfway done and the controls aren't working well. Besides that the game is very buggy and it takes only two hours to finish. So 60 euros is way too much for this title, but even in the discount the game would be too expensive.
  18. Rogue Warrior is a complete disaster, a terrible game that fails in almost everything. Avoid at all costs, as it's not even worth a rental.
  19. Should you even think about renting it for a laugh? To quote Dick Marcinko: "F*ck no." [Feb 2010, p.107]
  20. 18
    This game is the worst PlayStation 3 game of all time. The gameplay is repetitive, linear, boring and too short. You can play through the whole single-player in one hour and the multiplayer is bad too. The graphics are that bad, that even a PS2 title is better and the audio is also bad. It’s a shame Bethesda has published this game; no one must buy this one.
  21. 15
    Completely bankrupt of any value whatsoever.
  22. It’s short, repetitive, and crappy all the way through.
  23. 10
    In condemning this game, I can't help but feel like an opportunistic hunter pouncing on the most pathetic zebra in the herd. But Rogue Warrior is a hobbled, wheezing creature stumbling around so far away from its peers that not going for the jugular could be seen as an act of cruelty.
  24. One of the worst games ever made. It's buggy, boring, and broken. [Issue#188, p.80]
User Score
2.7

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 59 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 15
  2. Negative: 8 out of 15
  1. HAHAHANo
    Jan 4, 2010
    0
    Literally an abomination. Now for an actual review. Presentation: ...Unfinished. It doesn't look good. In fact, it looks bad. You can Literally an abomination. Now for an actual review. Presentation: ...Unfinished. It doesn't look good. In fact, it looks bad. You can clearly see that the engine was underused, and the polygons are in low count. The animations are terrible, and the only saving grace is the oddly hilarious voice acting of the main character. Story: Nonexistent. Just...no. Gameplay: No recoil...or sound detection...or enemy intelligence. It's supposed to be a stealth game, but the AI is so stupid that you think that they are all mentally impaired. Of course, they were never mentally impaired, as that would imply that they could think at all. I played this game simply to review. It just sucks. Please, save your money unless you want to hear this one liner generator in action. That...and literally NOBODY is playing the multiplayer. Full Review »
  2. Sep 21, 2012
    2
    brightness issues controls are passable story is so generic i would rather have a odd coloured poo which would entertain me more
    graphics
    brightness issues controls are passable story is so generic i would rather have a odd coloured poo which would entertain me more
    graphics take time to load which for a game that you are unable to see where you going is ODD
    online has trophies which has stopped me from obtaining platinum
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  3. Aug 25, 2010
    2
    How did the developers get away with this. Honestly, the worst game of the year possibly. Personally, as a fan of the genre, I actually foundHow did the developers get away with this. Honestly, the worst game of the year possibly. Personally, as a fan of the genre, I actually found some redeeming qualities in this game. The single player is fun if your only interest is killing nonsensical enemies for trophies. As a quick Platinum this game is recommended. Bear in mind you'll also need three or four willing helpers for the online trophies since NOBODY goes on the online. Aside from mindlessly easy trophies this game is good for nothing. The graphics aren't a next gen standard and at best it reminds me of one of the 2005 Xbox 360 games, or a late PS2 game. Absolutely no innovation in this game at all, and although it's based on the autobiography of 'Demo Dick', they seem to suck all emotion and character development out of the story with horrible cutscenes and terrible timing and script writing. If your a fan of a sadistic level of vulgarity or want an easy platinum then possibly rent it. If you see it for below 99p anywhere, your purchase will be justified. Full Review »