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Score Breakdown Based on 576 ratings
  1. 10 (86)
  2. 9 (37)
  3. 8 (79)
  4. 7 (117)
  5. 6 (74)
  6. 5 (48)
  7. 4 (35)
  8. 3 (22)
  9. 2 (27)
  10. 1 (51)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9.5

    I love this game, and i have no idea why...

    From what i gather from living my life thus far, there are 2 kinds of people in this world. Ones who know how to beat this game, and others who have no idea what to do and just run around collecting 1000 shells, thinking... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Jaws (1987)

  • Review Score:9.8

    This game is the best for Nes!

    Jaws is an old game made in the 1980s for the NES. In the game you are a diver who i think is out to hunt Jaws. You swim around a small map and eventually you hit something and you fight jellyfish, sharks and sting ray w... Read Full Review

    3 of 12 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3.6

    It's over? Jaws Revenge sucked!

    Another LJN crap-fest. Jaws should have been great if only it included more game play then, deep water, and shallow water. Whoopee, the bonus levels (which are unavoidable) are annoying and the game consists entirely o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.7

    Fun at first but soon becomes tedious.

    This game is fun but there are some problems with it. First are the controls are extremely akward. Steering your boat around the ocean maze can become very frustrating. Every once in awhile you'll hit something your boa... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The first good game made after a movie!

    Jaws is one of the funniest games on the NES. It is very easy to ick up and play, and also easy to understand. The game is about killing the shark of course. The game could have been longer, and had a better last level, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    This Game was bad even when I thought all video games was good. I was 8 BTW

    Game Play: This game sucked balls. You ran around on a boat and tried to shoot a fish. Oh by the way this fish is trying to eat you. After 36 levels of this **** you'll be ready to hang your self with the NES controller... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.2

    Alright if you have a lot, and I mean a LOT of time on your hands.

    Of course this game is a classic, based on a classic movie. I mean really, who DOESN'T know what Jaws is? The gameplay is rather interesting, you go about on a boat until Jaws hits it, and then you go underwater. Once... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    It's Jaws!

    Okay, most movie games aren't good. And there is no doubt about Jaws. The title is the greatest thing in the whole game. Once you start, it is time to head out to sea. Then oh no! You hit something! Then you dive down an... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3.5

    Lacking in all areas, Jaws fails to impress.

    This game is based on the movie with the same name. Usually, when toy-companies decide to throw themselves head first into the gaming industry creating movie-based games and getting licensed by the American wing of Ninte... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    Good Movie = Bad Game

    Jaws is a good movie but a horrible game. You start off as a boat with no instructions whatsoever, so it's kind of like a role-playing game because you move up, down, left, and right, so it's already confusing! Sometimes... Read Full Review

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

    About as bad as ET, if the scale had a 0 that's what I would have given it.

    Name: Jaws Platform: NES Publisher: Ljn Ltd. Developer: Acclaim Genre: Action Players: 1 not sure if more Release Date: 1987 Rating: Made before Ratings board took effect Ljn, made another movie based game named Jaws, th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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