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Average Player Score Based on 255 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 255 ratings
  1. 10 (50)
  2. 9 (67)
  3. 8 (82)
  4. 7 (37)
  5. 6 (14)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (0)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.5

    Commander keen, where it all began. What a wonderful game

    This game was great. I played it a long time ago, back when it was new and I loved it. This was the first game I ever completed. It is a great platformer. What's not to like? You're on Mars, you get to fight green, on... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Commander Keen Episode I: Marooned on Mars

  • Review Score:7.6

    A good side scrolling adventure

    To start, I think this is the one I played when I was younger, I can't find the game so don't know. There were two I played, but one looked like it was made around this time, and the other a bit later. They were both ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    8 year old Billy Blaze saves the world

    Marooned on Mars is the first of the Commander Keen trilogy: Invasion of the Vorticons. You play this 2D platform game as the eigth year old kid called Billy Blaze. He's a bright young kid and takes it upon him self t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Commander Keen, it's been a while..

    Commander Keen 1: Marrooned on Mars Whoa, Commander Keen, I forgot about this game. I was going through my old floppy Disks, when I passed my old commander Keen games. So I was like, "Holy hell!" This was on... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    A great game for its time.

    Having only played this in the last couple of years, its so easy to see why this game is such a classic. With great gameplay and graphics for its time, it certainly deserved all the sequels that it did because the storyl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    So many memories. A look back at one of the games that changed my life.

    This game has so many memories for me. When i was a kid i never played computer games, the computer was really my dads and at 8 i didn't really know how to use MS DOS. But every so often my dad would let me play this and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Commander keen, where it all began. What a wonderful game

    This game was great. I played it a long time ago, back when it was new and I loved it. This was the first game I ever completed. It is a great platformer. What's not to like? You're on Mars, you get to fight green, on... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    It's a real shame that iD doesn't make these sorts of games anymore...

    The Good : Nostalgic value. Great level design and a decent selection of levels. The Bad : Little attention to detail. Mediocre PC Speaker sound effects. Few enemies. Ahh... Commander Keen. Byfar one of my favourit... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful