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2.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 1116 ratings
  1. 10 (99)
  2. 9 (12)
  3. 8 (18)
  4. 7 (15)
  5. 6 (31)
  6. 5 (41)
  7. 4 (43)
  8. 3 (77)
  9. 2 (144)
  10. 1 (636)

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  • User Rating 1

    To call the game a travesty would be paying it too much respect. And to call it a game would be a severe injustice.

    Rated on July 15, 2006 by TheCritic9392

    Revered as the worst game of all time, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial for the Atari 2600 still holds its own after 24 years. Even Superman 64 can't quite capture that immensely terrible look and feel that...

    11 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5

    the king of crappy video games!

    Rated on April 13, 2008 by heylin_prince

    back then in 1982 kids cried to the epic spielbergclassic e.t. the extra terrestrial. this made kids want a video game based on the film. even spielberg liked the idea. then atari realeased the worst ...

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

    A great collectors item that should serve as a warning to game developers for years to come.

    Rated on May 21, 2007 by flamingboard

    I got this game in a box of games that my parents had picked up for me for Christmas a long time ago. I've had this game for over 15 years and I still have yet to figure out how to play it. From what ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.6

    hmmmmmmmmmmm... the game speaks for itself doesn't it?<br /> <br /> found it at the 99 cents store =P

    Rated on July 26, 2006 by evilelf3214

    i really don't wanna write up like an organized review for this game.. cause it really doesn't deserve one.. but watever. fine.. gameplay: THERE ISN'T ANY! u walk around.. collect these stupid dots...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    A game that deserves its' status as the worst game of all time!

    Rated on May 29, 2007 by dodgersfan7800

    Yes, it is as bad as its reputation. I like to refer to this as a &quot;game in name only&quot; because a game indicates fun, and nothing in this cartridge resembles anything fun. The graphics are b...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5

    This monstrosity is, without a doubt, One of the Worst Video Games of All Time, but it isn't the Worst of them All !!!

    Rated on May 04, 2008 by Xyekenvort

    E.T The Extra Terrestrial, a game for the legendary Atari 2600. This game was inspired by the movie, which was a big hit on the big screen (for some god damn reason), and everyone would like to play a...

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

    Easily the worst game ever.

    Rated on May 06, 2008 by cole_150

    There is not one upside to the game. It is supposedly based on E.T which was a great movie but this just not make sense at all. If you didn't know what to do at before you played you would be left wit...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.6

    Nowhere near as bad as people claim it is.

    Rated on February 26, 2006 by AvalancheRider

    Unlike most of the people who rate this game, I get my information from somewhere other than Seanbaby. I actually own and have played this game. This game is bad. Very bad. Incredibly bad...but onl...

    6 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Worst Game EVER MADE!!!!!

    Rated on May 09, 2008 by Carano789

    whoever thought of this game, whoever went through with making this game, and whoever has played this game for at least an hour and said this game is kick ass should be shot. I could go on, but E.T de...

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

    Quite Possibly the worst game ever...

    Rated on June 11, 2007 by SpikedDeath

    E.T. is quite possibly the worst game ever. The concept is even bad - and every action you take makes you loose life points, and when they're all gone - then you loose (like in most games)... But E.T...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.