Metascore
65

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. 100
    A masterpiece, plain and simple. From the opening Pearl Harbor sequence, to the rain-soaked midnight raids, to the machine-gun-mounted elephant rides, Rising Sun oozes with jaw-dropping quality at every single turn.
  2. A very satisfying experience. [Holiday 2003, p.85]
User Score
6.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
  1. Apr 26, 2014
    6
    I loved this game back in the day, but going back on it, it was just an okay experience. The AI was good for its time, and the shootingI loved this game back in the day, but going back on it, it was just an okay experience. The AI was good for its time, and the shooting mechanics brilliant, but the overall experience was mediocre. However, if we include the storyline in this equation, the game was oustanding. Full Review »
  2. MichaelR.
    Nov 10, 2007
    5
    Its a decent game and a great addition to a collection of WWII video games.Not mind blowing but it has its moments
  3. RobertU.
    Oct 23, 2006
    0
    I thought this was a good game until the singapore sling level where you meet the aussie guy.......he gets in the way of you when he gives I thought this was a good game until the singapore sling level where you meet the aussie guy.......he gets in the way of you when he gives you that charge thing so that you cant go up the stairs! So now I have to go and spoil the experience by getting the cheats. Full Review »