The Matrix: Path of Neo Image
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  • Summary: You can play as Neo in a story spanning the entire Matrix trilogy in The Matrix: Path of Neo. The game's story is written and directed by the Wachowski siblings, who created the movie trilogy. You can employ all the reality-bending powers of "The One" as you engage in fights both from the movie and made exclusively for the game. The Matrix: Path of Neo also includes new, unreleased video from the movies, and new characters that expand the story of The Matrix. Expand
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  1. Positive: 19 out of 39
  2. Negative: 0 out of 39
  1. 95
    Shockingly enough, is actually pretty damn good. Sure, it looks uglier than Ernest Borgnine in a tutu, and trying to use the controls is like operating the Space Shuttle while wearing oven mitts, but once you get the hang of it, beating the Stove Top stuffing out of agents is terrific fun.
  2. A pleasant surprise as it wisely lets the player be Neo, not some under-powered secondary character. [Jan 2006]
  3. The bullet-time, wall-hopping, Agent Smith-butt-kicking gameplay comes closer to matching the film's battles than any game before it.
  4. 74
    It's a fun beat-em up and a heck of a game. It has more hits than misses and is a definite rental for anyone looking to kill a weekend.
  5. It's worth putting up with the game's frustrating failures for the chance to defeat 100 Agent Smiths. [Jan 2006, p.68]
  6. It's the best Matrix game to date, but Matrix games still have a way to go.
  7. 50
    A turbulent ride between decent action, half-baked graphics and camera, and occasionally clunky, but undeniably authentic presentation.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14