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Score Breakdown Based on 590 ratings
  1. 10 (92)
  2. 9 (206)
  3. 8 (191)
  4. 7 (69)
  5. 6 (19)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (4)

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  • User Rating 8

    3D Dot Game Heroes is a blast from a past that is loads of fun for the young and old that appreciate the retro years.

    Rated on May 22, 2012 by lightning_kf

    What else can be said about this game that hasn't been said already? At the time of its announcement, many dismissed it (or joked about it) being a clone of the classic Legend of Zelda for the NES. ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A must own for all PS3 owners!

    Rated on August 31, 2012 by Double_Wide

    First thing's first...I'm going to tackle the pink elephant in the room. THIS GAME IS NOT A ZELDA RIP OFF. 3D Dot Game Heroes is a spoof of/tribute to the Zelda series and old school RPGs. From the co...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Yes, thank you, I *WANT* these blocky graphics!

    Rated on December 20, 2009 by Morfessa

    Great role-play adventure games need game-play, music, graphics and a good storyline. 3D Dot Game Heroes could use a more original storyline, but it otherwise just great! I love the way the gamepla...

    14 out of 21 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Old-school design at its best and worst.

    Rated on January 31, 2013 by Anonymoe

    Pros: No handholding; Charming sense of humor; Successfully apes what made old Zelda games good; Catchy soundtrack; Visually appealing art style Cons: Can easily get lost (and frustrated) later on;...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Merging two different visual genres together, 3D Dot Game Heroes is, without question, an experience like no other.

    Rated on May 12, 2010 by Asagea_888

    We as gamers have all grown accustomed to everything three-dimensional. But many of us have not forgotten where it all started----in two-dimensions rather than three. It's become a dying breed desp...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    It succeeds at everything it set out to do. Perfect.

    Rated on May 12, 2010 by Lingleface

    3D Dot Game Heroes is a beautiful mixture of everything: immersive gameplay, an entertaining soundtrack, good humor, and plenty of heartwarming nostalgia--the greatest gift of all to gamers of yore li...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    If you like classic adventure games, such as Zelda for the NES, then this is for you. Simple mechanics and great design.

    Rated on May 14, 2010 by de_graph

    I'm an active retro gamer. When I bought Zelda 1 when I was a kid, I fell in love with it. Having a map, multiple different tools, money system, dungeons, open worlds the list goes on. When I first he...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Finally a true classic RPG!

    Rated on May 15, 2010 by Lethal_NFS

    What happened to the classic role playing games? Today most games are trying to push the graphics to the limits and are completely forgetting how to make a good fun RPG. The Legend of Zelda is still c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Another game that proves retro still works!

    Rated on May 23, 2010 by FanboyslayerPS

    What can be better than having a giant sword clear a room of bad guys in one swipe? What is better than some old school Zelda game playing? Nothing you say? Then you might want to check this game out....

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    this game is very nostalgic and very fun at the same time and it is also well worth the $40 because its a good 20 hrs

    Rated on May 23, 2010 by jjwhite91

    this game is very nostalgic and very fun at the same time and it is also well worth the $40 because its a good 20 hrs. OK yeah the game does resemble zelda in a whole lot of ways and that's a good thi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.