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8.6 out of 10

The Secret World

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Overall 6
6.0

Typical grinding MMO, button spamming combat and content that hasn't been done before.

aaron galvan, Amazon
25 March 2014
  • Summary: When I bought this game I had thought that the setting was interesting and the lore would be the greatest draw, a kind of Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines MMO. I was wrong. Although the writing does a decent job of pushing you forward that actual content is ninety nine percent what you would find in other MMO's. The sad fact is the genre has been hijacked by the need for grinding in place of meaningful interaction with the game, NCP's and narrative interaction.
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Overall 6
6.0

Intriguing, but flawed, niche game

Jon "Always Learning", Amazon
18 May 2013
  • Summary: This game won't appeal to most players. It's very dark, it's very grindy, and it's challenging not just in the nature of the content but in the cumbersome game design and quite-frequent bugs. While the departure from the medieval fantasy-dominated MMO universe is welcome, to an extent, the game instead is a horror-filled zombie-fest, with actual zombies, which later gets into Egyptian zombies and then Transylvanian vampires, which are basically more zombies.
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Overall 6
6.0

Well made, but still very MMO-ish

Meanwhile, Amazon
12 February 2013
  • Summary: A high level of character customization, which I like, but the actual gameplay is still very much like every other MMO in the known universe. Unfortunately, the chat and social systems are VERY sub-par, making it a terrible chore to connect with friends, especially when you're new to the game. The UI is pretty, but not very intuitive.
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Overall 6
6.0

User review by Gardensafari

Gardensafari, Gamezebo
22 January 2012
  • Summary: It has good graphics, a fun story and is moderately complicated. But this game has some serious draw backs. The main problem is that some screens are very difficult to close. First of all the game is very inconsistent in this respect. Some screens are closed by clicking the classic X. Others can be closed by clicking the skull. But most must be closed by moving your cursor down to the bottom. Too many times nothing happened when you did this.
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Overall 6
6.0

"Because a lot of people didn't like GuildWars 1"

Ryan, Mighty Ape
8 August 2012
  • Summary: For people who didn't like Guild Wars and intead liked real MMOs. I think The Secret World will be a big seller as people are getting sick of generic fantasy. I predict that it'll do well but probably wont appeal to many who look for fully voiced games like SWTOR and now Guild Wars 2 (which promises this)
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Overall 6
6.0

Dissappointing

Gamer4life "Game fiend", Amazon
3 August 2012
  • Summary: Pros: Unique world setting - a cross between Buffy and X-Files with a dash of Lovecraft thrown in. Single player storyline is well written if excessively cut-scened. Cons: The "end-game" is literally nothing more than the standard instance/ raid gear grind. The whole "no levels, no classes, non-linear progression" tagline is utter bs. There are levels, but they are tied to gear.
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Overall 6
6.0

A pay monthly game

Munkiness, Play.com
5 July 2012
  • Conclusion: This is a pay monthly game, each month costs 12 pounds, with different packages offering some discounts if bought "in-bulk". Not many websites explain this, it's a really good game, just a shame you have to pay so much for it.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Ett spel man ska stanna borta ifrån

Coeco, Pricerunner
25 June 2013
  • Summary: The Secret World hade en extremt lång "pre-launch" period där Funcom först bara gav ut väldigt små bitar av information angående spelet, inklusive "hemliga" klockor som tydligen räknade ner till ett datum. Spelet var verkligen hemligt tills EA hoppade på och förstörde allt med tävlingar om vem som kan spamma andra om spelet mest med belöningar på sociala nätverk som visade sig vara mera värdelösa än nybörjarvapnena man fick.
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Overall 6
6.0

UN JUEGO DE ROL PARA PC

Ciao
1 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Que se puede adquirir muy barato pese a que fue lanzado el año pasado, creo recordar que hacia julio, con él visitamos un mundo lleno de magía, de poderes ocultos, de misterio con su punto de terror ya que está basado en la película The Ring. Juego multijugador masivo o para el modo de un solo jugador, puedes jugar como quieras, es decir como cualquier juego de rol, cientos de habilidades a medida que evoluciona el personaje (como todos estos juegos), se puede jugar como...
  • Pros: Satisfactorio
  • Cons: Ninguna
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