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Average Player Score Based on 403 ratings
5.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 403 ratings
  1. 10 (65)
  2. 9 (31)
  3. 8 (59)
  4. 7 (51)
  5. 6 (39)
  6. 5 (34)
  7. 4 (21)
  8. 3 (16)
  9. 2 (17)
  10. 1 (70)

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  • User Rating 6.5

    Shockingly poor compared to other games of its time.

    Rated on April 24, 2008 by hendolads

    Where to start? Well Hard to Be a God is hard to explain, you begin the game and the graphics instantly disappoint you, despite the description the box gives you, and straight away you can feel the vi...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    A good game for a week or two however I bet You will quit and uninstall without finishing.

    Rated on June 22, 2008 by JoannaWeitzel

    The idea sounds goods, the book it's based on is also quite good. So it could be a nice little game. Different from others - one can really 'play roles' here, well, just by putting the proper set of c...

    1 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A very good rpg.If givin a chance!

    Rated on September 05, 2008 by TheRosTer

    I myself can only think why other gamers gave this game a bad score was because they didnt really give it much time to open up,But once you get into the world of it you will keep playin until you reac...

    3 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Highly Underated this game is better then expected.

    Rated on May 24, 2010 by CountDrugular

    There are many games like this on the market now for direct download and they are higly underated game because they are not made by big companys seeking to make a quick buck.. These small companys t...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Hard to be A God has some good and some bad elements, but it's better to play if you have a fairly powerful system.

    Rated on January 10, 2009 by magusat999

    I find that the game has a decent, if uninspired story. It has a decent engine, which requires you to change clothing in order to avoid getting beat up all the time. There are some glaring problems I'...

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

    Played the demo, surely not buying the game.

    Rated on February 13, 2008 by Devean

    Usually it takes more than five minutes to tell whether a game is good or not. This time it took exactly 4 minutes (including loading times) - character control is cumbersome, horse-riding is mediocre...

    17 out of 50 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5

    What has gone wrong with 2008, First "Denied OPS" and now this piece of bull****?!

    Rated on February 16, 2008 by reddevilofhell

    This game has nothing to do with being a GOD or not.....after playing this game t would be really HARD TO BE CALM.....This game is so broken that you are gonna get frustrated so easily that you are de...

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

    This game is awful.GOD WOULD BE UPSET.The combat is terrible the story 's non exist terrible Please stay away from this.

    Rated on February 16, 2008 by KamalR

    Everything is terrible the combat,story etc.There Really isn't any reason to play this game.I tried to give this boring game a fair chance,but the story is so mediocre I couldn't stand it and don't le...

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

    How can a game company dare to publish this load of bat excrement?

    Rated on February 22, 2008 by FallenMatrix

    I was looking forward to playing Hard to be a God... It's a total let down! The gameplay is incredibly simplistic. The AI is one of the stupidest I've EVER seen in any game of any genre. You stand ...

    8 out of 12 found this review helpful.