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The Golden Compass (PC)

The Golden Compass (PC)
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May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of The Golden Compass (PC). The average rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PC Games for all reviews. There are some less positive reviews about the controls, but there are some mixed reviews about the story.


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Expert review by : Will Porter (

The Golden Compass


Great book. Iffy film. Game from hell

Seeing favorite characters ; Imagining what could have been ; Reading the book instead

Boring levels ; Glaring story inaccuracies ; Wonky controls

This isn't just a severe case of nerd outrage though; this is a distinctly broken game - iffy controls, rubbish bear fights, dull levels and gameplay obsessed with balancing, jumping and the most inane rhythm action ever devised. Why do kiddie games...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : geoff_hunt (

The Golden Compass Review for the PC


The curse of the movie license.

Looks awful; Plays worse; Sounds terrible; Plot like a hole in the ground that you dump precious hours of your life into; Inspires homicidal urges in the most patient anglophiles

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Scott Alan Marriott (

The Golden Compass


This text refers to the Xbox 360 version of this title.Based on Philip Pullman's best-selling novel and New Line Cinema's theatrical interpretation, The Golden Compass follows the story of 11-year-old Lyra Belacqua, who leaves behind the familiar trapping

Product Specifications

Immerse yourself in the magical world of The Golden Compass, the upcoming video game based on the highly anticipated film from New Line Cinema. It is a world where witches fly through frozen skies, giant armored bears fight to defend their kingdom and where sinister Gobblers kidnap children and carry them to a frozen wasteland. And it is a world of intense danger and amazing adventure for the rebellious Lyra Belacqua. Her uncle, Lord Asriel, has been imprisoned, her best friend Roger kidnapped and now she must leave the safety of Jordan College to rescue both. Joining Lyra in her mission is her animal daemon, Pan, as well as a giant and powerful polar bear, Iorek, and the mysterious Golden Compass - a truth-telling device that will help lead the way. Together they embark on an epic journey of action, exploration, collaboration and discovery.


Elements:Action - adventure
ESRB Rating:Everyone 10 and older (10+)
PEGI Content Descriptors:Violence
PEGI Rating:12+


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:The Golden Compass


Package Type:Retail


Distribution Media:DVD-ROM
Game Console Compatibility:PC
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action

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