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Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PS2)

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PS2)
alaScore 78

12 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PS2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PS2)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 4 user reviews of Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PS2) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games on Amazon.co.uk.

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PS2)

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Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde (PlayStation 2)

 

Real-time strategy is one genre that has yet to establish itself on consoles. Though ports have been made of PC classics like Command & Conquer and Starcraft, it's hard to call them outstanding games for consoles, because they were designed with mouse...

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Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

 

Finally! A console RTS truly done right.

Tinges of monotony near the end of the game aside, there is plenty here to love, and if you've been searching for a good, solid real-time strategy game for consoles that succeeds in spirit where PC-to-console ports have failed, this is a rather smart buy.

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Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde

 

The designers of Warcraft and Diablo figure out the secret to making a PC-style RTS work on video-game consoles: don't use a PC-style control scheme.

Wonderful control scheme; an excellent one-player campaign with clear and challenging goals

Rough graphics; nondescript music; weak combat animation; no Network Adaptor support

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Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde review

 

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde for the Xbox is the first Jaleco title that Game Freaks 365 has covered or that I have ever played. While for the real-time strategy (RTS) genre, Goblin Commander seems to be much more slow-paced, it is a perfect...

Goblin Commander’s graphics are not quite as great as a Xbox title is expected, but they get the job done. Unleash the Horde has rich environments, full of assortment and nice animations. The camera is from a “bird’s eye view�,...

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Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde (PS2) review

 

Not all goblins are nasty and 'orrible.

Instantly appealing, Goblin Commander is full of good ideas and gameplay features. However, it's obvious that the developer is limiting the possibilities available to try and maintain that console feel.

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Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde

 

you can't watch Return of the King and not want to command your own legion of slavering goblins, orcs and cave trolls. Which is exactly what Goblin Commander lets you do.

Goblin Commander had us gnashing our pointy yellow teeth in excitement. But in creating a console-friendly RTS, it's only managed to replace one set of hassles with another.