Tomb Raider: Underworld Wii

User Score
7.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 20 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 20
  2. Negative: 6 out of 20
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  1. Sean
    Nov 19, 2008
    9
    This has to be the best looking game on the Wii that I've seen. The controls are great, the gameplay is fun, and the environments are gorgeous. Round it off with a solid amount of content (especially if you spend extra time exploring the vast environments for extra artifact rewards), and a fantastic story. I take off a point only because of some very minor control annoyances in a few This has to be the best looking game on the Wii that I've seen. The controls are great, the gameplay is fun, and the environments are gorgeous. Round it off with a solid amount of content (especially if you spend extra time exploring the vast environments for extra artifact rewards), and a fantastic story. I take off a point only because of some very minor control annoyances in a few places, other than that, it's a must have at $40! Collapse

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#74 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2008
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#62 Most Shared Wii Game of 2008
Metascore
70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Nintendo Power
    70
    The Wii-specific puzzles are insultingly simple, flaccid sound effects really dampen the mood, and sloppy collision detection frequently sends Lara to her death through no fault of your own. [Holiday 2008, p.88]
  2. Overall, Tomb Raider on the Wii works well. The ideas and level design present from Crystal Dynamics' time at conception shine through, even on the less powerful console. That alone makes it well worth anyone's time. [Issue#29, p.38]
  3. 65
    Tomb Raider: Underworld on the Wii is not a bad game, but it's disappointing for fans of the series. The whole things has been oversimplified and dumbed down. The Wii puzzles are a joke, the combat is almost nonexistent, and the game is pretty short.