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Average Player Score Based on 396 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 396 ratings
  1. 10 (59)
  2. 9 (146)
  3. 8 (118)
  4. 7 (43)
  5. 6 (8)
  6. 5 (8)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (6)

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What Gamespot Users have to say about FTL: Faster Than Light

  • User Rating 7

    Great fun... but, how long will the fun last?

    Rated on September 14, 2012 by mikijov

    I like the game. I did not regret spending my $9 on it. It is innovative, new and whats best, does not follow the boring mediocrity recipes from the big studios. The game is easy to pick up. Tutori...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    "Remember, losing is part of the fun! ... No, I'm serious..."

    Rated on September 15, 2012 by miracalious

    Good: -Excellent music draws you in and fits the game perfectly at all times. -Huge variety of ships, crewmates, and abilities to find and unlock. -Highly strategic gameplay that can end very quick...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Amazing Content

    Rated on September 17, 2012 by Torino818

    This game has an amazingly simple premise: Get your ship from point A to B without getting caught or dieing. If you die or get caught that's it; no reloading your last save, no extra lives, nothing. ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Not worth the $8

    Rated on September 16, 2012 by whoster69

    I have only played this game a few hours, but it is really dull and uninteresting. Game play is tired and repetitive. The same things happen again, and again, and again. Graphics are terrible. It ...

    4 out of 24 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Just an great and addictive game. Another indie masterpiece

    Rated on September 17, 2012 by goofynkf

    This game has most of the things i like about a game: * Replay value * Buy/Sell and upgrade system * Good gameplay * Fair price * Addictive as hell I got no other words to describe it. T...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Allowing the Captain in all of us to come through!

    Rated on September 19, 2012 by matthew770

    I enjoy this game and was waiting with anticipation for its release purchasing it off of Humbles own site. I like the designers background story of how they were scrappy developers seeking the public...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Get it. Get it now and choose your own adventure...in space on a ship. Awesome.

    Rated on September 20, 2012 by nicotinic

    This game is a superb example of a hand-crafted masterpiece. Those that say it's too difficult may not be taking into account that the multiple permadeaths are an integral part of the game. You learn ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    It's fun, addicting, but with its flaws

    Rated on September 22, 2012 by Anarki84

    Indie games are in! This is one of those simple yet complex games that will hook you to the screen and make you forget about time. It is fun and definitely worth $10. Galaxies are somewhat random...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Great strategy game. Makes you feel like you're in the movie, 'Star Trek 2 Wrath of Khan.'

    Rated on September 22, 2012 by sleepingzzz

    Great Indie game that has you taking command of a star ship and it crew and guiding it through several maps. You start with only one ship option but, can unlock several more as you play though the ga...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Totally old school "Rogue Like" that is just fun as heck! Wait where did 6 hours just go?!

    Rated on October 04, 2012 by Simeon_Crane

    Totally fun game of space exploring and battling pirates and other enemies to get scrap (in game currency per se), guns, crew and special items. Its hard. Its supposed to be hard. The further you ge...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.