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Rise of the Argonauts
5.9 out of 10

Rise of the Argonauts

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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 7
7.0

Ace Combat Assault Horizon Review

IGN Entertainment
27 October 2011
  • Conclusion: All in all I had a very good time with this latest entry in the Ace Combat series. Namco Bandai should be proud of what they have here. Sure, there are a few hiccups in play here or there but it is nothing that is so bad as to turn you off from the experience.
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Overall 7
7.2

Rise of the Argonauts

ztgd.com
24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: A solid first effort in an untapped setting. Rise of the Argonauts is the type […]
  • Pros: + Solid and entertaining storyline, + Fluid combat system, + Fun boss battles
  • Cons: Frustrating frame rate problems, No minimap, Troublesome camera
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Overall 6
6.0

Rise of the Argonauts Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Liquid Entertainment, the developer of Rise of the Argonauts, always classed their game as an RPG, albeit a streamlined one. But the end result is missing so many important facets of the genre that, at times, it can hardly qualify as an RPG.
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Overall 6
6.0

Tragically Flawed Design, Heroic Spirit Absent

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: Take Greek mythology and fill it with boring fetch quests and infrequent battles Graphics: Solid art direction with shoddy implementation. Environments and (most) character models do not look good Sound: The best part of the whole game.
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Overall 2
2.0

Rise of the Argonauts

Square-Go
29 August 2009
  • Excerpt: There is a theory in cinema of herding. Two studios can, independently, start making similar films that end up being released around the same time. Step forward Deep Impact and Armageddon, Volcano and Dante’s Peak, or The Prestige and The Illusionist.
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Rise of the Argonauts Review

GameBanshee
11 August 2009
  • Conclusion: The odd thing about Rise of the Argonauts is that it is not really a badly executed game. It does what it was designed to do fairly well. The problem lies a step below that; what it was designed to do doesn't really work in the first place.
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Overall 7
6.8

Expert Review

Game Informer
26 June 2009
  • Summary: In ancient Greek society, verbal storytelling was an important part of everyday life, essential for everything from religious practices and historical documentation to entertainment. I suppose it's fitting then that a game based on Greek myth would be so dialogue heavy.
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Overall 4
3.8
Gameplay 3
3.3
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 6
5.9
Longevity 8
7.6

Rise Of The Argonauts

NowGamer
2 June 2009
  • Summary: Set sail with us on an epic quest aboard the great ship Argo, toward many a muddled myth
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Rise of the Argonauts Review

games xtreme
27 May 2009
  • Summary: Its an epic tale and its told extremely well. Those fond of more combat than usual will find little to like about the game. Those who are looking for a good story and a unique take on the rpg genre wrapped around some Greek Mythology need look no further
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Review – Rise of the Argonauts

videolamer
8 May 2009
  • Conclusion: All in all, I think I would recommend this game as long as you know what you’re getting into. Be prepared to sit through some long dialogue sessions and frustrating point A to B missions.
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