Metascore
48

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 50 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 50
  2. Negative: 23 out of 50
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  1. Pelit (Finland)
    80
    Terminator Salvation has an interesting setting, but boils it down to a little bit too simple rail shooter. The saving grace of the game is co-op multiplayer, which is good fun compared to somewhat dull single player experience. [June 2009]
User Score
5.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 49 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 18
  2. Negative: 13 out of 18
  1. Dec 27, 2013
    5
    Terminator Salvation is another striking example to never get your hopes up for a game based off of a movie. The graphics are dull and theTerminator Salvation is another striking example to never get your hopes up for a game based off of a movie. The graphics are dull and the story is linear, with repetitive, slow gameplay and blurry cut scenes. There are no objective markers so half the time you don't know where you're going. On the other hand, co-op play is good if you are playing casually with friends. The first few levels are OK to play, but don't venture too far because it is just more of the same things. This game shouldn't have been priced at standard $60 or $50, rather only $19.99 or even an XBLA. Seriously, get this ONLY if you need a TPS and want to play co-op and don't care about the quality too much. Full Review »
  2. Jul 13, 2013
    1
    i dont know how anyone can give this even a decent grade...blows my mind but anyways dont play this game it sucks in every form of the wordi dont know how anyone can give this even a decent grade...blows my mind but anyways dont play this game it sucks in every form of the word want to vault over cover...cant...pick a gun up at your feet while your in cover...nope run? crouch? fight more than 4 "different" enemies...nope game is a complete fail couldnt find a good thing about the game. Full Review »
  3. May 21, 2013
    4
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. We can't ignore it feels like a yet to be finished game, with some good ideas but not fully exploited. In fact, perhaps it has been hurried up to be ready for the cinema premiere, and this would have harmed the development. What a shame. Maybe next time. Full Review »