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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
8.8 out of 10

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

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Overall 8
8.0

Great open world RPG, though with a few flaws

Ricardo Paredes Martinez, Amazon
24 July 2013
  • Summary: The first and final game of Big Huge Games does live up to the name of everyone involved, specifically that of R.A. Salvatore. It is a great open world RPG, rivaling Dragon Age in scale and epicness.
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Overall 8
8.0

solid game

Kylee K. Higgins, Amazon
18 July 2013
  • Summary: very bright and beautiful....combat is fluid and satisfying...This is a Solid action RPG although I like mine a little more open and free roam but this game is very fun
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

EnKira, Metacritic
20 June 2013
  • Summary: Amalur is a BIG, HUGE game for sure. But did they gave us a huge amount of content for us to explore and to find out. Yeah...? Amalur has a pretty interesting plot, but with few highlights.
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

JDConspirator, Metacritic
5 February 2013
  • Summary: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has many treasures and riches in its RPG ensemble. A brilliant sense of weight defines every bludgeon from an axe and every swing of the greatsword. The colour and the melodic tones that shimmer in the background as you play, define the elegance of Amalur's creation.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Drosso M., Newegg
13 March 2012
  • Pros: If you're a fan of classic RPG elements, and need a break from the grim fantasy settings that have become prevalent, this game will be a breath of fresh air. The main story line is adequate, but it's in some of the side quests that the real gems of this game reside. In fact, it's very easy to get...
  • Cons: Really needs a codex of some sort. Forgettable characters. Not much replay value, since you can change your class/skill any time you'd like, as many times as you'd like.
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Overall 8
8.0

Walk a mile in these shoes...

Zikarmaen, Amazon
27 February 2012
  • Summary: A deep fantasy world that is hella fun to slay-for-bank. When the action hits, I forget I was playing an RPG. When I customize my character (male/female), I can experiment with looks to a simplistic degree. Customizing them for combat is completely open and diverse.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great game

Anonymous, Newegg
16 February 2012
  • Summary: Well worth the money, especially when I reserved it here and got it for a great deal. There is literally soo much content to cover in this game from side quests to faction quests to main storyline. Reminds me of a cross between Gd of War and Fable.
  • Pros: Great combat system Fun gameplay Strong RPG elements Easy menus AI animations Plenty of content
  • Cons: Sometimes camera angles get messed up Cant zoom out Poor story - very random
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

InnerWarChild, Metacritic
10 February 2012
  • Summary: The dev team for Amalur get a decent amount of kudos from me for this title. There is a lot of work put into this game and most of it really does come off quite well. It's not god's gift to RPG's, so I do think anyone giving this game a 10 is a bit crazy (or maybe this is their first game played in...
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Overall 8
8.0

Cartoony, yet absorbing.

Max Renn, Amazon
8 February 2012
  • Summary: I prefer the look of Skyrim over Amalur, but during fights, the controls in Skyrim are sluggish and unresponsive, while Amalur's controls are spot on perfect. Skyrim's bugs were so bad they actually depressed me because I had to wait for four patches from Bethesda before I could finish the game.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Great New IP, but needs refinement.

Tin Salamunic, Amazon
8 February 2012
  • Summary: As far as Action RPGs go, Kingdoms of Amalur: The Reckoning has the potential to compete with the industry giants, and in terms of gameplay, it very much crushes its competition. However, the incredibly weak storyline and inconsistent visuals make it a no more than above average adventure, falling...
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