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Score Breakdown Based on 348 ratings
  1. 10 (42)
  2. 9 (85)
  3. 8 (102)
  4. 7 (59)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (13)
  7. 4 (13)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (9)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    Great design, bad combat.

    Rated on March 11, 2012 by iczibanek

    Ah, El Shaddai. Underrated masterpiece or a bad game? El Shaddai falls in between. So the first thing you will probably first notice about this game is its design. It's weird. And great. I mean,...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Other Worldly

    Rated on February 12, 2013 by sh811a

    Spirituality I've always found both beautiful, strange, and confusing. It's always carries a mysterious power because of it's enigma and the reassurance that there really is more to this life than ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    RAD!

    Rated on August 16, 2011 by skateordie26

    I pre-ordered this after watching the E3 coverage ... it looked different and it looked really cool visually and I've been into this old world religious history thing a bit lately - so stuff about Met...

    7 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    too many points for El Shaddai.

    Rated on September 04, 2011 by kiubytom

    review the voting because this game is not worth many points. 1. is good about a game that constantly changes color. 2. the graphics are not that big a deal. 3. seems to satanic music. this ...

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

    Enough with the religious games! Have all scenario writers dulled their skills with cognac?

    Rated on September 06, 2011 by lahonda_99

    Enough with the religious games! Have all scenario writers dulled their skills with cognac? Don't bother. El Shaddai is uninspired although really pretty. The first screen is a disclaimer stating t...

    0 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    I knew God was the inventor of the button-fly jeans!

    Rated on September 08, 2011 by cronosblaster

    Introduction: I want to start out stating that the developers behind El Shaddai: The Ascension of the Metatron were optimistic. They hope that people would play it with an open mind. They want yo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    El Shaddai is one of the most surreal games ever created.

    Rated on August 15, 2013 by NeonNinja

    El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron helps prove the point that graphics do matter in videogames. El Shaddai feels like a traditional game when it comes to the combat and platforming, but the visual...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Great graphics, but nothing more to do other than jump on platforms and defeat enemies.

    Rated on September 19, 2011 by mat989

    Around june-july of 2011, almost no good games were launched on the xbox360, and fans were stuck with LA Noire, Catherine and Street Fighter (or some older games). El Shaddai promised to be one of tho...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5

    Beneath El Shaddai's artistic outer beauty lies a pretentious, frustrating, and very shallow action game.

    Rated on December 12, 2011 by AK_the_Twilight

    When you have a pedigree like Takeyasu Sawaki, the character designer behind the incredible Capcom classics Devil May Cry and Okami, you'd expect a game with a memorable cast of characters and a story...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2

    Ninja Gaiden Sigma meets Devil May Cry with a dash of religion. a Visually jaw-dropping convoluted mess. Don't be fooled

    Rated on January 07, 2012 by Aero5555

    Classic example of how a demo can fool you into thinking the game has more to offer. The visuals had me sold, and it left me thinking it was just the tip of the iceberg. In reality, how wrong I was...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.