Metascore
43

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 8
  2. Negative: 5 out of 8
  1. 45
    Ben 10: Omniverse has the elements of a great game. The problem lies in how it balances these aspects. The repetitive and numerous combat sequences left me bored and uninterested, while the puzzles leveraging the large cast of aliens were not that prevalent. Fans of the series may still find something due to the source material, but the common consumer should probably steer clear.
  2. Feb 26, 2013
    40
    Ben 10: Omniverse falls into a lot of the same traps that lesser games in this genre do — lots of repetitive button-mashing gameplay, uninspired level design and clunky controls.
  3. A dull game that makes no use of the Wii U functionality. [Jan 2013, p.102]
  4. Dec 7, 2012
    40
    Ben 10: Omniverse is first and foremost a disappointing game, with a developer apparently afraid to take any gameplay or story risks with one of Cartoon Network's most popular franchises. The fun and colourful visual design does little to make up for the uninspired, brawler based gameplay and wholly uninteresting story.
  5. Jan 15, 2013
    34
    The combat is mind-numbing. [Feb 2013, p.77]
User Score
5.6

Mixed or average reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Dec 26, 2013
    8
    Have people forgotten what a good game is? Have people forgotten the real definitions of words like "boring" and "bad"? Because Ben 10Have people forgotten what a good game is? Have people forgotten the real definitions of words like "boring" and "bad"? Because Ben 10 Omniverse certainly isn't a bad game.

    You know what's an attribute people don't like to talk about this game? The visuals. They look pretty darn swell on an HD TV, and the decision to make it shaded makes it stand out and only helps the cartoony characters look even better than they really deserve to.

    If you are a fan of the Ben 10 series, there is plenty here. The combat, often called boring and repetitive, is fun. It's enjoyable to defeat Malaware's robot henchmen time after time because of the ensemble of aliens to play from. and each of Ben's aliens play completely differently with each containing at least 2 special attacks unique to that alien that has them doing something like sending a beam of electricity or speeding through multiple enemies in one shot

    Is this game perfect? No. But does it deserve all the hate it's getting? Certainly not. Ben 10 Omniverse did exactly what you expected a licensed cartoon network video game for the wii, xbox, ps3, etc to be, while also containing an element of fun and charm to it that makes it stand out a heck of a lot more than a lot of other games.

    If you like Ben 10 and/or simplistic yet fun brawlers, this title certainly is worth the time
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