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6.5 out of 10

Anachronox

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Overall 7
7.0
Sound 9
9.0
Storyline 9
9.0
Audio & image quality 7
7.0

Anachronox – Staff Retroview

RandomNPC
13 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Strip away the sci-fi veneer of futuristic settings and you’ll often find traditional stories buried underneath. Ion Storm’s Anachronox is little different, building its planet-hopping adventure on the back of a washed-up detective story set in a weird, wild future. Burdened by buggy gameplay that had problems when it was released, it nonetheless stands out even amongst modern titles.
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Overall 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 10
10
Storyline 10
10
Originality 8
8.0

Space Opera for the Rest of Us

RPGamer
1 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Space. A big bunch of emptiness, liberally sprinkled with stuff. Someday we're going out there to find that stuff. Some of that stuff might have once belonged somebody else, but that won't stop us from using it. Finders keepers, right?
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Overall 9
9.1
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.8
Storyline 9
9.1
Control 9
9.0

Expert Review

RPGFan
6 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Anachronox is the swan song of developer Ion Storm. Although they crafted amazing titles like the Deus Ex games, the fiasco that was Daikatana did them in. Anachronox was purported to be the start of a series, but poor sales and a lack of money meant that Ion Storm had to close its doors. This is too bad because Anachronox is a fantastic game that I'd kill to see a sequel to.
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Anachronox

Just RPG
21 January 2005
  • Excerpt: You want adventure? This game has it in spades. You want characters? This game's characters could support a raft of sequels. You want story?
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 8
8.0

Anachronox

Gameguru Mania
13 August 2004
  • Excerpt: Anachronox is a 3rd person Japanese console-style 3D-RPG laced with turn-based combat. You controls up to 3 characters at a time, from an eventual cast of seven, exploring the galaxy and 3 different dimensions. The main gameplay is exploration of the environment, mel�e with various galactic bad guys, and discovery of unique weapons and items that aid you on your quest.
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Anachronox

Gameguru Mania
24 August 2003
  • Excerpt: Hm, this is something really interesting. An Ion Storm adventure/rpg game from the top game designer Tom Hall (Doom, Prey). Using the most inovative game engine, full of details, graphics, this will be one of the best games this year (if it will be released this year). Check out the new screenhots.
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Overall 8
8.0

Anachronox

Game Over Online
6 August 2001
  • Excerpt: Everything about Anachronox seems to speak of epic. Indeed, the development time it went through was epic. The start and, as we all recently learnt, disappearance of ION Storm (at least the part responsible for this game) has been an epic romp as well. This game is easily one of the most recognizable for the FPS community and it is through them I heard most about Anachronox.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
21 July 2001
  • Excerpt: Anachronox does what many game companies hope to do: successfully transfer the interactive wonder of a console-based Role-Playing Game (RPG) to the PC. While most such "ports" fail miserably, Anachronox comes off as an enjoyable role playing experience.
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Overall 7
7.0

Anachronox

Evergeek
21 July 2001
  • Excerpt: Anachronox does what many game companies hope to do: successfully transfer the interactive wonder of a console-based Role-Playing Game (RPG) to the PC. While most such "ports" fail miserably, Anachronox comes off as an enjoyable role playing experience.
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Overall 8
8.2

Expert Review

Recenze-her.cz
25 October 2012
  • Summary: "Anachronox je 3D RPG titul, od americké spoleènosti ION Storm. Bohužel, ION Storm se rozpadl asi ètyøi roky po vydání herního titulu Anachronox. Anachronox se mùže pyšnit pomìrnì hezky zpracovaným sci-fi prostøedím. Tato hra byla pùvodnì vyvíjena na enginu Quake, ale pozdìji byla pøedìlána na engine Quake II. Bohužel, Anachronox si nezahrajete pøes multiplayer...
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