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GF Rating
7.8

6258 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

review for kingdoms of amalur: reckoning

posted by ryanweeks53 (AUBURNDALE, FL) Mar 9, 2012

Member since Mar 2012

over all was a great game i had about 18 hours of gameplay on it before i beat the main story which had me interested the whole time. I had no real interest in the side missions of the game or any of the factions the main story was what made me love the game. id give it roughly a 8/10

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

If it only weren't for a few problems...

posted by ProjektZer0 (RACINE, WI) Mar 5, 2012

Member since Mar 2012

...This game could've been incredible.

PROS
-FANTASTIC combat (better than some action games)
-Interesting story (it's a bit hard to explain, just go watch a video review by Gamespot or IGN if you want to know)
-Enthralling environments (forest, plains, desert, swamp, cities, they're all amazing)
-Epic loot (eventually it all looks the same, but still there's some really awesome weapons and armor that you'll collect)
-Choose how you want to play (warrior, rogue, mage, or even all three if you're like me and want to experience the whole game in one playthrough!)

MEH
-Weapons and armor degrade over time (this is really just an unnecessary annoyance in my opinion)

CONS
-Unfairness - mobs of enemies (later in the game they throw so many enemies at you that just becomes this infuriating mess of a game)
-Unoriginality (steals numerous gameplay elements from games like TES and Fable - ex. lockpicking is straight out of skyrim, it just looks a bit different)
-The story isn't very engaging (although it's interesting, you never really care enough about what's going on)

Overall
Pass?: NO
Rent?: Definitely
Buy?: Depends on if you enjoy the game enough to seal the deal. I personally think hundreds of hours of fun gameplay are worth it, but that's just my opinion

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

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