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Score Breakdown Based on 786 ratings
  1. 10 (134)
  2. 9 (184)
  3. 8 (286)
  4. 7 (108)
  5. 6 (29)
  6. 5 (18)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (12)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:7.7

    Proof that 2D isn't dead

    2D lives on! If you’re one of those idiots who looks at a game and says ‘That’s crap – its 2D’ then prepare to feel stupid. This game has it all: awesome graphics (yes, 2D) brilliant sound and an excellent combination of... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Heart of Darkness

  • Review Score:8.2

    A good game though short.

    This game is definitly worth playing, the graphics are really fine and the enviroments are mostly animated with moving plants, objects and backgrounds. in the beginning of the game an eclipse takes your dog. the main... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    Although a long time passed, It still give a fun for us.

    The age that hundreds games release every year, it's impossible to play all games. Some of them, there are big hit games to owe to their fame, there is the other way and there are overrated games. And, although the qual... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.1

    I like heart of darkness, it is quite a fun game.

    Heart of Darkness is a game that i think almost anyone would like. In the game you play as a boy whose name i forgot (like in some other of my reviews, i'm not good with names) who is trying to save his dog. The story st... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    Be ready for a lot of trial and error.

    I´m a sucker for 2D platformers and when they involve puzzle solving, even more. But HOD didnt suck me in. The action is irresponsive, the puzzle solving is based on trial and error, yes, no thinking just try to get it r... Read Full Review

    2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Really good game but frustrating to no end

    HOD could be such a great game if it would not be for one really, I mean really frustrating feature of the game play. But first the good part: it is a platformer, but it does not feel like one, rather as action adventure... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.7

    old SNES game

    In HEART OF DARKNESS, a solar eclipse causes some strange things to happen. Namely, an alien force kidnaps Andy's dog, Whisky. Take control of Andy as he travels through eight unique worlds and solves puzzles. Some puzzl... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    Short, but incredible and bad in a lot of ways.

    It's an okay game, it's very short or very long depending how much time you spent figuring out the puzzles. The sound is really good and the graphics, while at a low resolution, are superb and incredibly detailed and th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    amazing game

    This game is brilliant, a masterpiece. I've heard it was frustrating, but it sounds to me like the people who said that were just crap at videogames. It's not frustrating, just challenging. Gameplay: really good gamepla... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    great adventure, if you're willing to get sucked in..

    First of all. I played and beat this game back when i was in about grade 6. i was completely immersed into the story, feeling scared with Andy being in this hellish alternate reality with monsters and untold things... hi... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Cool Platform game

    This was one of the games I requested for my birthday which I'm glad I got. Heart of Darkness was a 2d platform game which you control a boy called Andy as you see him in a cut scene at the start of the game. He was ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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