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  • Summary: In Majesco's Jaws, players assume the role of a Great White shark driven to a predacious frenzy by the sonic emanations of underwater oil drilling equipment. To defend their underwater territory, players undertake a campaign to drive the raiders away while simultaneously solving a series ofIn Majesco's Jaws, players assume the role of a Great White shark driven to a predacious frenzy by the sonic emanations of underwater oil drilling equipment. To defend their underwater territory, players undertake a campaign to drive the raiders away while simultaneously solving a series of action-based puzzles designed to thwart the player. Taking the game to realistic heights is Appaloosa's advanced game engine that produces stunning underwater visuals and realistic physics that enable the Great White to perform a variety of leaping, twisting assaults, thus rendering havens such as dive platforms and boats vulnerable to attack. [Majesco] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 11
  2. Negative: 5 out of 11
  1. AceGamez
    80
    It's not one of those games you'll play forever, but I suspect that for many it will be one of those games that sits on the shelf so that any time you're feeling particularly evil or you've just had a bad day, you'll load it up and go eat some people.
  2. PC Format
    78
    Brilliant, human-chewing fun if you like lots of blood and dismembered bodies, with some puzzle-led misiony stuff thrown in. [Feb 2007, p.67]
  3. PC Gamer
    71
    For the price, though, it's bloody fun. [Feb. 2007, p.72]
  4. The good part of all this is, the game is very rarely boring. What’s happening onscreen is always dumb, sometimes infuriating and often crap, but there’s always something happening.
  5. Sadly, much of the novelty wore off soon after and the rest of the game left me, just like many in the film, dead in the water.
  6. 40
    In the spirit of generosity, we'll offer that there's about 30 minutes of entertainment to be had. Any fan of "Grand Theft Auto"'s goofy violence will grin as the shark tears people limb from limb. Hours of doing that and little else for hours, however, will dull the enthusiasm of even the most bloodthirsty gamer.
  7. The aforementioned camera and perspective problems are the worst, but the "hunger meter" seems to fill up and dissipate so arbitrarily that you never know what your stomach needs.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. JaredJones
    Nov 6, 2007
    10
    I fail to see why this got such low scores. It's perfect, the graphics are so cheesy it's great! My computer has been screamingI fail to see why this got such low scores. It's perfect, the graphics are so cheesy it's great! My computer has been screaming for something other that a F.P.S. (First Person Shooter) with high detail gore. This is what I needed, a T.P.E. (Third Person Eater) L.O.L. (Laugh Out Loud) Thanks "Majesco Entertainment" and "Appaloosa Interactive". Expand
  2. Apr 12, 2014
    10
    Jaws is one the shark legends in mankind the movie is amazing . but there new creation of there new game Jaws: Unleashed is better then everJaws is one the shark legends in mankind the movie is amazing . but there new creation of there new game Jaws: Unleashed is better then ever its thrilling , epic , and awsome . i cant wait to play it
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  3. Nov 25, 2017
    10
    DasSaffe brought me here. Biggest **** talker on the western side of the eastern hemisphere. This game is a 5/7. Would buy! 10 out of 10.DasSaffe brought me here. Biggest **** talker on the western side of the eastern hemisphere. This game is a 5/7. Would buy! 10 out of 10. HYPE! 111111elf Expand
  4. PeterT.
    Aug 27, 2006
    9
    The game, I personely think, has all the attributes of jaws the origanal and being the ocean going predator is fantastic. No flaws as i could The game, I personely think, has all the attributes of jaws the origanal and being the ocean going predator is fantastic. No flaws as i could see, people keep going on about the dodgy camera but i personely favour it to manuel camera and the controls are easy to use and quick to get the hang of. Expand