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Score Breakdown Based on 784 ratings
  1. 10 (134)
  2. 9 (184)
  3. 8 (286)
  4. 7 (107)
  5. 6 (29)
  6. 5 (18)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (12)

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  • User Rating 8.2

    A good game though short.

    Rated on January 24, 2006 by lwdRaymannl

    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...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.6

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

    Rated on October 11, 2006 by kaijer79

    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. An...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1

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

    Rated on February 19, 2006 by sharkluver3152

    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 h...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Be ready for a lot of trial and error.

    Rated on June 14, 2005 by alvarinho

    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 ...

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

    Really good game but frustrating to no end

    Rated on October 15, 2010 by duke_bitterman

    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...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    old SNES game

    Rated on November 02, 2005 by icewindy

    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...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

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

    Rated on May 09, 2006 by Shroompie

    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 incred...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    amazing game

    Rated on May 29, 2006 by chutup

    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:...

    3 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

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

    Rated on April 15, 2007 by macca366

    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...

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

    Cool Platform game

    Rated on July 14, 2009 by CurrieG

    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 o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.