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The Secret World

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Overall 8
7.5

The Secret World

Auracore MediaWorks
15 August 2012
  • Summary: Guns and swords and magic, oh my!
  • Pros: Interesting world real world setting, no set classes for characters, lots of abilities to support your journey through the world.
  • Cons: Sometimes too many abilities to support your journey through the world, some glitches and problems with quest execution, long lines to get into two out of three PVP arenas, some awkward animations.
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Overall 8
7.5

The Secret World

Auracore MediaWorks
15 August 2012
  • Summary: Guns and swords and magic, oh my!
  • Pros: Interesting world real world setting, no set classes for characters, lots of abilities to support your journey through the world.
  • Cons: Sometimes too many abilities to support your journey through the world, some glitches and problems with quest execution, long lines to get into two out of three PVP arenas, some awkward animations.
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Overall 8
8.0

Violent MMO has drugs, sex, and cursing; for mature players.

Common Sense Media
5 August 2012
  • Summary: Parents need to know that The Secret World is a Mature-rated MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game). The game has to be purchased and a monthly subscription is required to play beyond the first month. Bloody violence, sexual encounters, smoking, drinking, drug use, religious cults, and casual cursing in voiced content are all found in this game.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Secret World

Strategy Informer
2 August 2012
  • Conclusion: I can’t say whether you should pay a subscription for The Secret World , but if you do despite some quibbles of mine this is a world you will enjoy being part of. Albeit not a very secret one though.
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Overall 7
7.3
Design 8
7.7
Gameplay 7
7.1
Storyline 9
8.6

The Secret World

GameTrailers
18 July 2012
  • Excerpt: MMOs have long lingered under the tutelage of Tolkien. Sci-fi and superheroes have sometimes had their day, but dirks and dragons still rule the roost. The Secret World champions a modern-day horror setting while also attempting to break some boundaries by introducing puzzle solving mysteries. Should this secret be kept quiet, or will this occult sideshow achieve mainstream status?
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Overall 8
7.5

The Secret World Review (PC)

Softpedia
15 July 2012
  • Summary: The Secret World is a game about the sort of worldwide conspiracy filled with secret societies and mystical threads that everyone knows about, and the contradictions inherent to the above phrase create a good view point for the entire game, which was developed by Funcom and is currently available on the PC with a subscription payment model.
  • Pros: + Secret society concept, + Some puzzles, + Area design
  • Cons: - Technical issues, - Some puzzle design, - Some bugs
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Overall 8
7.5

The Secret World Review (PC)

Softpedia
15 July 2012
  • Summary: The Secret World is a game about the sort of worldwide conspiracy filled with secret societies and mystical threads that everyone knows about, and the contradictions inherent to the above phrase create a good view point for the entire game, which was developed by Funcom and is currently available on the PC with a subscription payment model.
  • Pros: + Secret society concept, + Some puzzles, + Area design
  • Cons: - Technical issues, - Some puzzle design, - Some bugs
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Overall 7
7.0

The Secret World Review

AtomicGamer
14 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Funcom's attempts at making MMORPGs never go quite like the company expects. Starting with Anarchy Online well over a decade ago, their online games have shown a streak of brilliance combined with multiple issues at launch, and unfortunately in the MMO space, that can break the game entirely for some players. I'm not really pleased to say that the same thing has happened again to Funcom with The Secret World , but it has.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Secret World Review

Strategy Gaming Online
14 July 2012
  • Excerpt: well over a decade ago, their online games have shown a streak of brilliance combined with multiple issues at launch, and unfortunately in the MMO space, that can break the game entirely for some players.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Secret World [Review] – Revealed

IncGamers
13 July 2012
  • Summary: The Secret World is different enough that it won't be for everyone even when its plethora of bugs are fixed, but when that happens, a lot of people are going to get a lot of enjoyment out of it.
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