Butcher Bay still very impressive.
Remarkable visuals and sound.
Good voice acting.
Fantastic lighting and shadows.
Some technical bugs.
New content is cliche and tedious.
Troublesome artificial intelligence.
Multiplayer feels tacked on.
By BrightHub on May 31, 2009
Following on the heels of its predecessor Escape From Butcher Bay, Assault On Dark Athena holds up well in some ways but not as much in others. Its a good title for sure, but there are a couple noteworthy things you need to realize before buying...80
By TechTree on May 16, 2009
The original Chronicles of Riddick was a landmark game, not only did it prove that movie-based games can be really good but also mixed a few genres (stealth/action) to create a totally new experience. The game did have a few flaws but overall it was...80
By GameZone on May 08, 2009
Solid mechanics, lavish presentation, and strong audio all combine for one great gaming...88
By HEXUS.net on April 23, 2009
Assault of Dark Athena isnt as good as Escape from Butcher Bay; it is however still worth playing. If you haven’t experienced the first Riddick game then this two-game package is an absolute bargain, but even if you have you’ll be getting a...80
By NowGamer on April 20, 2009
Dark Athena may not be the truly now-generation experience many were expecting, and it may not be as groundbreaking as Butcher Bay, but in its unquestionably self-evident role as a traditional stealth FPS, it does exactly what it sets out to do....79
By iGIZMO on April 16, 2009
Vin Diesel reprises role of galaxy's most violent convict in this terrific shoot-em-u Superb graphics / Great gameplay Occasionally predictable / Er... The Chronicles of Riddick was first released in 2004, to tie in with that year's eponymous...100
By Destructoid on April 14, 2009
You’re probably wondering why we haven’t reviewed The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena until now. Well, wonder no more. Blame our lack of coverage on germs, man.Late last Thursday, I got wicked sick -- a case of bronchitis --...80
By cnet on April 10, 2009
Its difficult to come to grips with a release like The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, because its made up of several disparate components of varying quality. The shining star here is the slick retooling of 2004s Escape from Butcher...70
By GameSpot on April 10, 2009
A remade classic and a passable sequel meet in this fun but inconsistent package....70
By Games Radar on April 07, 2009
Chances are you might not have come across the game that precedes this. The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay was a much-admired, but criminally overlooked title a few years back; exactly the sort of game that won those End of Year Awards...80