Game Theory

  • Record Label: Def Jam
  • Release Date: Aug 29, 2006
Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 26 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. Black Thought... sounds more focused than he did on the Roots’ last album, “The Tipping Point,” and more engaged than on the one before it, “Phrenology.” But because he’s not the kind of rapper to modulate his emotional pitch, his intensity can level off into monotony.
  2. Q Magazine
    60
    Classic Roots. [Oct 2006, p.126]
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 90 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 39 out of 43
  2. Negative: 1 out of 43
  1. Apr 25, 2012
    7
    This is my favorite Roots album. It's listenable from start to finish. It never dips off and "Don't Feel Right", "Long Time", andThis is my favorite Roots album. It's listenable from start to finish. It never dips off and "Don't Feel Right", "Long Time", and "Atonement" take the experience to the next level. Full Review »
  2. Feb 24, 2012
    3
    I dont know what happened to the Roots before Undun but this album wasnt nearly good. They couldnt make this album a classic and itI dont know what happened to the Roots before Undun but this album wasnt nearly good. They couldnt make this album a classic and it disappoints me because im a huge Roots fan. But at least we have classics like "Undun" & Phrenology Full Review »
  3. j30
    Sep 28, 2011
    8
    Dark, exciting new territory for the Philadelphia based band.