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Score Breakdown Based on 988 ratings
  1. 10 (192)
  2. 9 (422)
  3. 8 (247)
  4. 7 (65)
  5. 6 (19)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (10)

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  • User Rating 9

    A chillingly apocalyptic indie strategy game...

    Rated on April 25, 2008 by dgsag

    Full review and score breakdown, here:,33,2357,0.html The trend in the gaming market has been a move towards more and more sophisticated games with even more detailed ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Simple, beautiful graphics and gameplay. Great atmosphere. Boring AI opponents and almost nobody online to play against.

    Rated on June 03, 2007 by Cronjob

    This is a good game that could have been great. The graphics are simple, but beautiful and lend to the ominous and creepy "end of the world is coming" atmosphere. However, you will tire of t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    We all dreaded the red button but now we push it over and over again!<br /> The game is innovative and brilliant!

    Rated on December 06, 2009 by TheIronEmporer

    Now we all know that Mutual Assured Destruction may not happen at anytime and we know that if it does at least more than half the world population would die and eventually the survivors may starve to ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Amazingly brilliant, strangely fun, Challenging, and slightly disturbing

    Rated on June 30, 2007 by aveiga1000

    Defcon is another amazing work of art by the folks at introversion software. It breaks the mold on what an RTS should be by bringing a new concept to it, nuclear annihilation. What sets it apart is t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The graphics are beautiful. The concept is intense and enthralling.<br /> The suspense is unbearable.<br /> And no-one

    Rated on July 03, 2007 by IvanKomarov

    Even if you haven’t seen the classic film “Wargames”, nothing can beat the satisfaction you get when you push a button and moments later, seven or eight million lives end in a little white heat blosso...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    5 Million Dead.

    Rated on June 29, 2008 by gbarules2999

    The chorus echoes into your brain as you push the trigger. Slowly the little icons representing large nuclear explosives soar through the European sky finally hitting their Russian target. The chorus ...

    8 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Although it may look simple, there's no mistaking how awesome this game is.

    Rated on October 28, 2006 by Sandro909

    One look at DEFCON, and you may think it's just some cheaply made freeware game. You'd be wrong. Not only is this a graphically slick looking game, it's also a blast to play. Gameplay is arguably t...

    31 out of 32 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Simple, yet classy graphics, easy to learn gameplay, with room for surprizingly complex strategy.

    Rated on September 30, 2006 by kelanismoria

    Introversion has done it yet again with defcon, providing a game thats easy to learn with a surprizing amount of depth offered. Starting off with the obvious, the graphics: Yes, they are simple, bu...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    As the saying goes: &quot;Easy to learn, hard to master.&quot;<br /> Another masterpiece from Introversion. They did it

    Rated on October 01, 2006 by Hmuda

    There are more than &quot;Great Multiplayer&quot; in the list that could describe Defcon. It's also &quot;Amazing&quot;, &quot;Ambitious&quot;, &quot;Highly Addictive&quot;, &quot;Innovative&quot;, &q...

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

    Innovative, simple and entertaining. Defcon represents game designers who think outside the box.

    Rated on October 01, 2006 by GenTom

    Despite not liking any of Introversions previous titles such as Darwinina. Defcon is innovative and fun. After only recently becoming aware of the game, i instantly pre-ordered after i saw the screens...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.