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7.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 142 ratings
  1. 10 (17)
  2. 9 (28)
  3. 8 (47)
  4. 7 (28)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (7)

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  • Review Score:7.5

    Worth the money

    It is highly addictive and great wi-fi play , but sometimes disconnections and long waiting. The background music can use some improvements, it is retro, ughhh!!! More power ups should be needed. I advice to always use t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    A great update to a great classic

    It's been many years since arkanoid was released for all those systems including commodore 64. Now in 2008 comes arkanoid ds. Anyone that loves breaktheblock games WILL love this one. This game uses stylus or control ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    YES! Finally a "break the block" game for a handheld that works!

    There have been several attempts to bring this sort of game to the DS (nervous brickdown/brick 'em all to name a couple) but this is the first one that really works. The Good: Controls are excellent whether using th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    The most addictive breakout game comes to the DS and its a lot of fun.

    Arknoid is basicly Breakout but with lots of powerups. Fans of Arkanoid may be a little dissapointed, because Arkanoid is usually played with a knob, and in the Japanese version, the game came with a paddle that could pl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Arkanoid is back in a big way, and it couldn't have found a better home than on the Nintendo DS.

    Remember Arkanoid? I sure do! It was one of my favorite arcade games. The concept was simple; using a futuristic paddle, you deflect a ball for as long as possible while clearing a play field full of multi-colored blo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    ok but i was wanting just that little bit more

    well its Arkanoid allright but thats it nothing special its a good game for passing time like on the bus or when the wife is talking to you lol i was wanting somthing differnt from what i can get on any games website on ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful