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7.9 out of 10

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
12 October 2011
  • Excerpt: A few years in the making, THQ and Relic have come together to make what might just be the best Warhammer incarnation yet. Our story beings with the deployment of the Ultramarines, a cybernetically and genetically enhanced squad of super-soldiers sent to The Forgeworld to stop a planetary invasion force of Orks. The Orks are there for the Titans, massive walking battle-tanks that can level an entire city.
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Overall 4
4.0

Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Review

gamingillustrated.com
10 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Space Marine offers some fun game play that can get dull and monotonous at times but the presentation and soundtrack makes for a tolerable title. Online play allows player to customize their characters as well bring in new players up to speed rather quickly while at the same time not take away too much from veterans. Is it a rental or buy?
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Overall 7
7.0

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
22 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Strategy is well matched with the Warhammer tabletop game, but being a fast paced third-person action game, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine requires much less in the way of thought and, consequently, will be unfamiliar to many fans of the source material. Having developed a number of strategy games set in the universe, it’s also relatively new territory for developer Relic Entertainment, who are otherwise well acquainted with the licence by now and know their stuff when...
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Overall 9
8.8

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Review

PlayDevil
20 September 2011
  • Summary: " Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine " is a fantastic piece of fan service that offers an amazing action game in its own right with beautiful art and audio design. The blend of guns and melee is executed better here than in any other game I can think of, and the rich fiction is boiled down well to appeal to a new audience, with plenty of nods to devotees through out.
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Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine

Talking About Games
19 September 2011
  • Excerpt: The Warhammer 40,000 universe is definitely already well established on PCs with the popular Dawn of War series. However consoles are a different story entirely but all that is set to change with Space Marine, a third-person action game from THQ. Taking a big move away from the real-time strategy gameplay of its PC cousin, [...
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Overall 8
8.2

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

AV Club
19 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine will undoubtedly hold the most appeal for players of Games Workshop’s miniatures wargame of the same name. The action game is steeped in its parent game’s mythology, and features many of the units and weapons that fans have spent hours lovingly painting. Fortunately, it isn’t pure fan service: It offers a fast-paced, gory start to a promising new franchise.
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Overall 8
8.0

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Review

ztgd.com
16 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Darkness crowds the world. Countless foes, alien and human alike, threaten the might of the Imperium of Man. The Emperor, once the last shining beacon of all that humanity strives to be...
  • Pros: + Visceral, engaging gameplay, + Lots of fan service for 40k devotees, + Great art direction and set pieces, + Incredible customization feature
  • Cons: Some occasional visual glitches, Not much variety in mission structure, Thin story for the uninitiated, Multiplayer is too derivative
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Overall 9
8.5

Xbox 360 Review - 'Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine'

WorthPlaying
16 September 2011
  • Summary: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is an action-RPG title that will put you in control of individual units throughout a narrative-driven story campaign and in wide-scale online battles.
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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

NZGamer.com
16 September 2011
Overall 9
9.0

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

games xtreme
15 September 2011
  • Summary: Games Xtreme braves the darkness and grim reality of the 40K Universe to get the Space Marine review to you, past thousands of Orks!
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