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Score Breakdown Based on 253 ratings
  1. 10 (24)
  2. 9 (17)
  3. 8 (39)
  4. 7 (48)
  5. 6 (44)
  6. 5 (22)
  7. 4 (18)
  8. 3 (13)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (21)

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  • User Rating 7

    Love the old arcade titles... not so buzzed about the price!

    Rated on March 24, 2010 by meanchase

    So I was really excited for this free download of Game Room. There are a bunch of games I have been looking forward to playing, that I haven't in a long time. However I was a little bummed about first...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Despite it's many strengths, there are a few things many will find a little disappointing.

    Rated on June 21, 2010 by tHeKiDdrUMsHarD

    I'm really not sure what to think of the newly released "Game Room". Upon its sudden appearance on the dashboard as part of the "Block Party" promotion, I became quite curious about what this veritabl...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Game Room had the potential to recreate the arcades of our childhoods. With a bit more effort, it could have succeeded.

    Rated on April 08, 2010 by Xpliode

    Imagine your Xbox 360 avatar walking around your very own virtual arcade, filled with your favorite classics and the atmosphere you remember, where you can meet up with friends and play the great game...

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

    A Real Blast from the Past!

    Rated on March 29, 2010 by WarLokk1980

    As I was born at the beginning of the 80's, I grew up with an Atari 2600 first bought for me by my dad (R.I.P.) and me and my cronies used to gather round a small black and white TV to play the likes ...

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

    Play with your old favourites, if you have the money.

    Rated on April 01, 2010 by Bigbomb94

    Game Room is an application for the Xbox 360 that allows you to download old games from Atari 2600, Intellivision, and arcade games (well, so far). You can buy one play for each game of 40 MS ($.50). ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Game Room is a case of a great idea poorly executed but can be recitified if Microsoft fix things.

    Rated on April 05, 2010 by sirbargearse

    OK. We've all seen retro compilation before. But none from Microsoft. There's a reason for that. They're still the new kids on the block and have no REAL history yet. But they are here attempting to p...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    With more 80's flare than the A-team, Game Room brings the 80's back like a blast from the past! B-B-Boom!

    Rated on June 05, 2010 by -Saigo-

    Game Room Review Introduction: Game Room is the result of the development teams at Krome studios and Microsoft to bring back a blast from the past in the form of ancient arcade, Atari 2600, an...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Game Room is a blast from the past....and an unsavory hole in your wallet.

    Rated on October 12, 2010 by Asagea_888

    When the Xbox 360 was first released, classic arcade games were one of the first inaugural offerings made available from Live Arcade that players would purchase with Microsoft Points, download and enj...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    I wish there was more support for this wonderful idea.

    Rated on June 10, 2011 by tizzomr

    At first when this first came out, I wasn't feeling it because they were all these stipulations about pay this much for this much of the game, but they've since changed it, and while I still think tha...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.