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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 1217 ratings
  1. 10 (208)
  2. 9 (427)
  3. 8 (378)
  4. 7 (126)
  5. 6 (33)
  6. 5 (16)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (12)

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  • User Rating 9.3

    WARNING! Addicting puzzle-strategy game. May cause lack of sleep!

    Rated on August 17, 2006 by AdrenalinDragon

    Out of all the puzzle games I've played, Lemmings is still at the top of my list. When I used to be young, I always used to play Lemmings on my Amiga. In fact, I never actually finished the game. I go...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Perhaps one of the best games ever made

    Rated on January 24, 2006 by frost6969

    It is a simple and yet brilient Idea thought up. this game was the best. The goal is to get all your lems to the end safly. But sometimes all you want to do is make them all die by explosion. Whil...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    A classic puzzle game that is completely unique and has yet to be replicated successfully

    Rated on July 12, 2007 by Bozanimal

    Lemmings was a novel puzzle game introduced at the height of PC gaming in 1991, taking off like wildfire and inspiring dozens of sequels. The player must save a requisite number of the lemming populat...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A cart on the long train of Lemmings games.

    Rated on July 15, 2008 by aryoshi

    Graphics: Obviously you'll notice more detail and work was put into the environment rather than the characters themselves, but then again they are just little lemmings, why push it further than need b...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    A very basic game but a very fun game nontheless

    Rated on February 14, 2006 by regulesblade

    Lemmings introduces a new concept that I have honestly never seen before in the gaming world. It is a game where your job is to guide the lemmings from point A all the way over to point B in diverse ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Simple...yet amazingly addictive!

    Rated on October 23, 2006 by Tybalt7

    I know some people look to Tetris as the greatest puzzle game of all time, and I'm not saying that the two are directly comparable...but in my humble opinion the mantle of greatest computer based puzz...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Best puzzle game ever.

    Rated on July 29, 2009 by CurrieG

    Lemmings was a game released 1991 which was very popular. Best puzzle game ever because it is so basic but very hard to master. I used to play this game with my family and they thought it was a ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The original version of PC crack.

    Rated on November 29, 2007 by JackfnBurton

    Here's the best way to describe Lemmings: If you're a stereotypical PC gamer you probably enjoy blood and guts FPS action or the high brow satisfaction you get from beating a RTS game like Starcraf...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    What colour hair do they have?

    Rated on April 25, 2006 by The_Clock_Man

    Lemmings... awesome little dudes. You have to save them. Or they die.... And that isn't very good... but if they survive you carry on ..... untill you complete the game. They do all these different th...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    Oh no. lemmings!

    Rated on February 19, 2007 by stAmbrosius

    This game is absolutely brilliant. It got me the first time i saw it. There are these hordes of lemmings dropping down from a hole in the sky and it's your task to safely guide them to the exit of eac...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.