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  • Summary: Enter the Matrix features awesome gunplay and spectacular martial arts that bend the rules of the Matrix, insane driving and stunts, and the chance to pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet. This game isn't just set in the Matrix universe--it's an integral part of the entire MatrixEnter the Matrix features awesome gunplay and spectacular martial arts that bend the rules of the Matrix, insane driving and stunts, and the chance to pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet. This game isn't just set in the Matrix universe--it's an integral part of the entire Matrix experience, with a story that weaves in and out of The Matrix: Reloaded, the second chapter of the movie trilogy. Enter the Matrix is the story behind the story. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 23
  2. Negative: 4 out of 23
  1. Game Informer
    85
    Merely an okay game that benefits greatly from its movie license. [June 2003, p.106]
  2. Nintendo Power
    82
    Its game play suffers from repetition, but this two-disc technomelange has tons of great stuff for "Matrix" fans. [July 2003, p.142]
  3. 80
    Seems to split its aim between hardcore "Matrix" fans and experienced gamers; if you find yourself with a foot in both camps, you may well find this one of the most faithful movie-to-game experiences in recent memory.
  4. The game could be better if the control were tighter and some of those driving missions were more fun, but for what it is Enter The Matrix is enjoyable for all the right reasons.
  5. While Enter the Matrix ties in really well with the movie franchise, it isn’t much of a game.
  6. 60
    Somewhere along the way, someone forgot to implement the core of any action game: comfortable controls.
  7. The implementation here is nearly a complete waste, considering the richness of the universe involved. Lousy controls, sterile and anemic environments, and weaksauce driving environments all pull down the good work done in the sound, character graphics and new footage departments.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 38
  2. Negative: 6 out of 38
  1. BillR.
    Jun 12, 2003
    10
    LOVE IT cant stop... It is so much better with out the codes..
  2. NevinF.
    Oct 14, 2003
    10
    It is the best game i have everv played. i was very surprised at how well it was made. it captures the movie greatly and makes it fell like It is the best game i have everv played. i was very surprised at how well it was made. it captures the movie greatly and makes it fell like you are right in the game. Expand
  3. May 16, 2015
    10
    I got this game for my Gamecube when I was 14 and I just loved it. Yes, you would like to play as Neo, in the beginning. However, the bestI got this game for my Gamecube when I was 14 and I just loved it. Yes, you would like to play as Neo, in the beginning. However, the best feature of it is that it makes you feel vulnerable. This is The Matrix, and you are just an intruder. You are able to dominate some tricks, some simple enemies. But you gotta run from an Agent Smith or you're dead, just like in the movie.
    Some years later, I played Matrix: The Path of Neo. I got very disappointed, and I prefer by far Enter the Matrix.
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  4. ChrisJ.
    May 16, 2003
    9
    The reviews you have read saying that this game is a let down are completely wrong and un-justified. Many of the reviews are of the beta The reviews you have read saying that this game is a let down are completely wrong and un-justified. Many of the reviews are of the beta version for P.C. This game is Great. The gameplay is incredible. Slowing down time to fight hand to hand and run on walls is incredible. The scenes from the film are phenomonal. If you have this game turned on to Progressive Scan than be prepared to be blown away. The graphics with or without progressive scan are top notch. I will admit the driving could have been better though. Overall this game is a ton of fun whether you are a fan or not. Check it out. The replay factor is huge, having two characters and numerous hacks to even make the game 2 player. I give it a 9 out of 10, which is high for me because i am a rough grader. Expand
  5. BrendanO.
    Sep 26, 2003
    8
    This game is great!!! The martial arts are awesome, the controls are pretty simple, and the slow-mo is cool. It does suffer from repetition, This game is great!!! The martial arts are awesome, the controls are pretty simple, and the slow-mo is cool. It does suffer from repetition, but you can hardly notice it. I am a big fan of martial art games. And this is one is great. I highly suggest this game if you like martial arts. P.S. subscribe to Nintendo Power. It is great. Expand
  6. AndrewF.
    Jul 24, 2003
    6
    The action levels are good if slightly repetetive, but the driving levels are a piece of crap, plain and simple. Worst driving game ever. I The action levels are good if slightly repetetive, but the driving levels are a piece of crap, plain and simple. Worst driving game ever. I agree with the reviews, this was blatantly rushed to tie in with the release of the movie, why didn't they just wait and release it in November for Matrix 3? Expand
  7. ChrisM.
    Jan 1, 2004
    1
    This game is not awesome. This game is a poorly put together piece of rubbish designed to grab as much money as possible. The controls were This game is not awesome. This game is a poorly put together piece of rubbish designed to grab as much money as possible. The controls were clunky, the graphics were ugly at best and the levels were boring and repetitive. The slow-mo fighting is slightly fun the first time you do it. By the 20th time it is just irritating. This game derserves to be cast into a sea of lava. Expand

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