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Score Breakdown Based on 1286 ratings
  1. 10 (172)
  2. 9 (153)
  3. 8 (371)
  4. 7 (280)
  5. 6 (112)
  6. 5 (67)
  7. 4 (54)
  8. 3 (20)
  9. 2 (20)
  10. 1 (37)

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  • User Rating 7.9

    Always remember to..."POWER UP!!!"

    Rated on July 17, 2006 by armacnab

    GD. This game brings back so many frickin' memories. I still talk about the day I bought this game and my friends and I played it for just about two days straight. Although I suppose we did that for...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Altered Beast on the Genesis is highly ridiculed by critics, but if they looked closer, they'd see a great game in this.

    Rated on August 31, 2009 by Blueguy93

    The good: Awesome beat;em-up game-play, graphics and sound were good at the time The bad: Somwhat inferior and slow to the arcade version Game-play: 9/10 Graphics: 8/10 Sound: 8/10 Value: 8/10 T...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    I wish my alarm clock would say ''rise from your grave'', I would wake up happy every day

    Rated on August 25, 2006 by walkerctranger

    This is 1 of the greatest games ever created, even though its amazingly hard, but it doest matter, I might be wrong but I think this was launch game for genisis, which makes it one of the most revolut...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Awesome for an old game!

    Rated on June 25, 2007 by COOLDUDEGAMER

    I have played this game for hours on end and could never beat it but it is just a wicked good game. I play it alot on my old Sega Genesis Version 1. This game is just awesome! I play this game usually...

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

    Altered Beast is a strange game but it's co-op play definitely makes it worthwhile.

    Rated on August 28, 2006 by ghangiskhan1

    Altered Beast came out on the Sega Genesis in 1989 as one of it's first games. If you want a brief rundown on what makes Altered Beast different than any other beat 'em up I'll explain that now. In Al...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    This games feel is unexplainable!

    Rated on January 27, 2006 by UndulationInc

    This was the first Genesis game I ever played. So it does hold a special place in my heart. In retrospect it looked terrible, but looked good for the time. Yet I still came crawling back when my chips...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Homer's Odyssey gone wrong, but in a good way.

    Rated on May 08, 2006 by ApeOverlord

    Surprisingly, I NEVER played this game for the Genesis! I found a cool Sega Genesis Plug in and Play system at Best Buy for $20.00. This whole collection was filled with the most popular games for th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Altered Beast might be a Sega classic but it sadly falls short when it comes to gameplay.

    Rated on March 22, 2013 by naju890_963

    Altered Beast was originally an arcade game which was ported over to several home consoles including the Sega Master System, Famicom, ZX Spectrum and obviously the Sega Genesis. By far the best home c...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3

    Altered Beast Is Alternatively Impossible

    Rated on July 11, 2008 by gAmEmAn69

    There is no better way than to satisfy your inner child than to download some classic emulations of the old school games on your Nintendo Wii. However, I draw the line at games as excruciatingly diffi...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    I am a Beast and i have been Altered so do not get in my way otherwise i may well change and eat you alive.

    Rated on February 16, 2010 by Darthpathfinder

    Altered Beast is one of them games that once you play it you will never forget it. Weather your great at this game or just so poor you would rather place this so far away and forget about it but you c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.