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Average Player Score Based on 296 ratings
2.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 296 ratings
  1. 10 (31)
  2. 9 (2)
  3. 8 (2)
  4. 7 (6)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (21)
  9. 2 (47)
  10. 1 (164)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:10

    I play this game EVERY DAY! You must try this game!

    Where to begin?! This is the most well crafted Zelda game i have ever played in my life! Very high definition cutscenes with very smooth gameplay leave you on the edge on your seat. The sound is incredible, its like list... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Rating:1.5

    The Misadventure of Link

    Link: Gee, it sure is boring around here! King of Hyrule: My boy, this peace is what all true warriors strive for! Link: I just wonder what Gannon's up to! Mystic on a Flying Carpet: Your majesty, Gannon and his... Read Full Review

    58 of 61 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Link: The Faces of Evil

  • Rating:5

    Link's "Lost" Adventure

    Before one examines this "lost" Zelda game, one must understand why it was produced on the Philips CD-i. To get at this, one must look at the video game market in the early-1990s. Nintendo's "Super Nintendo Entertainment... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    review 52 CD-i part 3

    hi people on part 2 i hid myself in the bathroom for that i can review the Zelda games on CD-i.this first one came out the same day as the other CD-i game and then Zelda's adventure came which is $100 on eBay.so in th... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    What happended to the series at this point?

    The Link series completely lost it at this stage. The graphics were outdated. The gameplay was very terrible and had nothing special to it. The Detail was also outdated which gave the game a boring feeling. The dif... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    A hard game that people give 10s as a joke because it was so bad. Yes, really.

    With an incredibly simple control scheme it was amazing for the game to become so hard. I really can't even begin to explain the difficulty of the game. The graphics were... okay. It was something new for a game to fe... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    I play this game EVERY DAY! You must try this game!

    Where to begin?! This is the most well crafted Zelda game i have ever played in my life! Very high definition cutscenes with very smooth gameplay leave you on the edge on your seat. The sound is incredible, its like list... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    The Faces of Evil breaks all the laws of game design by being incredibly simple, but ruthlessly difficult.

    About 18 years ago, Nintendo teamed up with Philips to create a CD add-on for the Super Nintendo, selling out some of the rights to the characters of Nintendo. Nintendo dropped the project after a couple of months, and m... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    The Unholy Triforce.

    Link the Faces of Evil has to be one of the worst Zelda games ever made.Most people know this game through the Youtube Poop's.But I first herd about this game from episode of G4's Icons.I was curious to try this game out... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    "Gee, this game sure is boring around here"

    Nintendo and Phillips teamed up to work on a CD add-on for the Super Nintendo as a way to compete with the SEGA CD. However, Nintendo left the project but Phillips was still here in the middle of it. So, they made a cons... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    What. The. Heck.

    You know the brand name, Zelda right? And you've become accustomed to Zelda meaning perfection, brilliance, sumptuous gameplay, and a new Zelda game has to be yours. Well, I'm here today to break that chain and confirm y... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2.5

    CDI review: part 4 This is NOT a zelda game!!!

    Alright, time to check out the second Zelda CDI game: Link the faces of evil. Now, i can say right now that all the problems I adressed in Zelda: wand of Gamelon are in this game so I don't really need to go into much... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful