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The Golden Compass

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Overall 2
2.0

Golden Compass (Xbox 360)

The Review Busters
23 March 2009
  • Conclusion: After playing this game I really want to forget about Sega, but they did make the Dreamcast after all. Shiny and Sega have made a perfect example of a piss poor movie based video game; it sucks from start to finish. There is a lot of material in here that will make you wonder if the creators even saw the movie. Is this the ET game all over again? No, as bad as this game is children should enjoy it.
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Overall 2
2.0

The Golden Compass

True achievements
15 June 2008
  • Conclusion: What you have to actually do is keep playing until you get the "CHECKPOINT" dialog box. When you first start the game, it tells you something about "this game has an auto-save. Do not remove your storage device...", so WHY wouldn't it auto-save after getting a collectible? Seems like every other game I've played has this function now. Bottom Line: Straight trash.
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Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 7
7.2
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 8
8.0
Replay value 8
7.8

The Golden Compass

Family Friendly Gaming
3 June 2008
  • Excerpt: I am walking on eggshells while I review The Golden Compass on the Nintendo DS. This E10+ rated video game is the most controversial topic of the entire year (editor: 2007) that Family Friendly Gaming has tackled. The books have been labeled as anti-Christian hate speech by plenty of minds better than myself. I have read exerpts out of the books, and have been dismayed at the open attacks on Christians.
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Overall 3
3.0
Playability 3
3.0

Golden Compass

Xbox 360 achievements
19 April 2008
  • Conclusion: DO NOT BUY THIS GAME. I can’t say it any plainer than that, if you are after points then that’s one thing but otherwise don’t waste your cash. The fact that this was the tenth best selling game (over all formats) of 2007 makes me die a little inside.
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Overall 3
3.2
Value for money 2
2.0
Gameplay 4
4.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 3
3.0
Funfactor 2
2.0

The Golden Compass

ME Gamers
10 February 2008
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Another movie based video game and yet another crappie effort going down the drain. I actually started expecting the best when it comes to movie related videogames after playing games such the bee movie game.  I was hoping the golden compass will fare well as a game the same way it did as a novel and movie. Well the game didn’t fare nearly as well. It fails in so many areas that I lost count at one point while playing it.
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Overall 3
3.0
Gameplay 2
1.5
Graphics 3
2.6
Sound 5
4.5
Longevity 4
3.9

The Golden Compass

NowGamer
30 November 2007
Overall 7
7.0

The Golden Compass - Xbox 360

Pocket Lint
6 December 2007
  • Pros: Re-live the film, some nice puzzle elements
  • Cons: Linear, if you not a fan of the film or books not much here for you, camera angles are annoying at times
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Overall 2
1.5

The Golden Compass Review

MMGN
12 April 2007
Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0

Der Goldene Kompass

Sega-Universe
5 September 2009
  • Summary: liefert nach den Matrix Umsetzungen auch eine solide Videospielversion des Kinofilms ab. Aber Vorsicht: Wer nach einem tiefgründigen Action-Adventure oder Actiontitel a la sucht ist hier definitiv falsch. Wer aber den Kinofilm mochte und sich gerne noch mal von der Atmosphäre gefangen nehmen lassen will, sollte sich die Videospielumsetzung definitiv mal genauer anschauen.
  • Pros:  Action und Rätselsequenzen,  Filmschnipsel aus der Kinovorlage
  • Cons:  Hackige Animationen,  langatmige Gespräche
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Der Goldene Kompass

SEGA-Portal
1 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Der goldene Kompass könnte ein durchweg solides Lizenzspiel werden, verpackt in einem grafisch hübschen Gewand. Das Spielprinzip bietet zwar nur gewohnte Standardkost, die angesprochene Zielgruppe dürfte das aber nicht stören. Aber auch ältere Spieler, die kindgerechte Fantasy-Unterhaltung à la Chronicles of Narnia mögen, könnten mit diesem unkomplizierten Action-Adventure ihren Spaß haben.
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