Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
81
Based on 22 scores, 35 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Big, fresh new area to explore.
  • Tons of good loot.
  • Fun, straightforward storyline.

Cons:

  • Still too easy.
  • Generic story and characters.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Yet Another Review Site on 90

Single player action meets MMO missions, with surprising results.Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning or KAR for the rest of this review is an interesting proposition, which answers some very fresh questions about RPGs as a genre. What would happen if you added...

By GameSpy on 80

Not just pirates, but zombie pirates. I rolled my eyes when the Legend of Dead Kel was announced awhile back and half expected to run into glimmering vampires, robots, and Justin Bieber in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning's first DLC. I even anticipated...

By PC Gamer on

As with so many longform fantasy RPGs, the troubles afflicting the inhabitants of Amalur can all be blamed on the actions of a single mad gnome. Stupid gnomes.This time one of them has decided to build a device called the Well of Souls to bring...

By NZGamer on

‘tis the season for Role-Playing Games, it would seem, what with the pre-Christmas release of Skyrim, and the any-day-now release of Mass Effect 3. But while gamers are saving their pennies for the big-name titles, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning may...

By Strategy Informer on 80

As far as new IP’s go, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has hit the ground running – it’s rich, it’s engaging (once you get going), and there’s just enough to set it apart from the current Fantasy headliners. At the time of writing, the game has already...

By PCWorld India on 83

I have to commend the folks at 38 Studios for making their first game as ambitious as Reckoning is. In a time when most new IPs are Call of Duty or God of War rip-offs, Reckoning harkens back to a time when games were supremely immersive. Yes, it may...

By firstpost.com on 85

Confession time. I absolutely loved The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to death investing nearly 150 hours of my life into Bethesda’s massive Role Playing Game. Comparisons with that game will invariably crop up in this review only because Skyrim set the...

By Strategy Informer on 80

Let’s address this right now: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a great game, but has a terrible title that will lose it sales. Pretty much everyone I’ve spoken to about the game have dismissed it just because of that ruddy name. Never put a...

By Atomic MPC on 80

It’s a fantasy romp that’s fun, if a little...

By Pocket-lint on 80

A traditional RPG with traditionally addictive results that won’t let you...

By GameSpot on 75

Sharpen your chakhrams and follow Kevin through this review for Kingdoms of Amalur:...

By GameSpy on 80

Fateshifting makes even the toughest bosses pushovers.Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning begins with a back-from-the-dead storyline, which is appropriate because the early stages -- including a tutorial masquerading as an opening level -- feel stiff with...

By Cheat Code Central on 92

The RPG genre has its major players—Bethesda, BioWare, and the like—with big ticket entries saturating the media and intimidating smaller scale developers. What typically spawns from the lesser-known studios either flops from poor execution or is...

By ign.com on 90

I'll come right out and say it: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will be discussed when Game of the Year 2012 rolls around. It has brought the conversation about what combat can be in the role-playing genre to the forefront and sets the bar exceptionally...

By Stuff.tv on 80

It's not exactly bursting with originality – but Reckoning is a fine adventure for RPG fans...

By PC Authority on

In my last Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning preview , I wished that I could get more hands-on time with the game. Yesterday, I got my wish during a hands-on session that gave me a couple of solid hours with the game. In many ways, the timing was perfect....

International Review By dome.fi on

Erinäisten tähtinimien yhteen hiileen puhaltamisen seurauksena syntynyt, helmikuun alussa julkaistu Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning oli viihdyttävä muttei oikein millään tasolla poikkeuksellinen toimintaroolipeli.Roolipelien laajentaminen...

International Review By scroll.com.tr on

Video review: Uzun zamandır merakla beklenen Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning'i enine boyuna inceledik. RPG türünün yeni temsilcisi, hangi artılar ve eksilerle satışa sunuldu? İncelememizi...

International Review By digit.in on 70

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single-player action RPG set on the mythical world of Amalur, and limited to the Faelands – one of the kingdoms. KoA: Reckoning was jointly developed by 38 Studios and Big Huge Games, and published by EA Games. An...

International Review By Canal Tech on

RPG, ação e aventura, tudo com o selo da EA e produzido por um time com três grandes estrelas. Todd McFarlane, criador de Spawn e desenhista de renome, foi responsável pelo design de personagens; R.A. Salvatore, romancista de fantasia, criador das...