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Average Player Score Based on 4442 ratings
8.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 4442 ratings
  1. 10 (2235)
  2. 9 (1224)
  3. 8 (494)
  4. 7 (137)
  5. 6 (63)
  6. 5 (38)
  7. 4 (23)
  8. 3 (28)
  9. 2 (40)
  10. 1 (160)

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What Gamespot Users have to say about Minecraft

  • User Rating 10

    Smashing super pixelated blocks couldn't be any funner.

    Rated on August 28, 2010 by davidmonzon12

    Simply put.The game is awesome.Don't need my review. GO BUY IT. There is nothing to wait for.This game is endless fun, and the best part is you craft the world into what you want it to be, or maybe t...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Great idea, just needs some direction

    Rated on September 06, 2010 by Decker12

    So, I've made a couple of bases, and mined them as deep as I can to find the "good stuff". Built staircases down and fashioned several mine shafts off the main stairs. Discovered a few deep caverns, a...

    7 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Endless world makes for addicting gameplay.

    Rated on September 11, 2010 by suburbancactus

    *Note: This review is specific to Minecraft Alpha (Survival mode). In Minecraft, your game begins in a nearly infinite world (almost 8x as large as Earth's surface, according to the website) around...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Very interesting and addictive adventure game.

    Rated on September 12, 2010 by AikiRoM

    This game is awesome. The graphics are perfect for the game because the creators wanted a little game but a complex one. I like the surviving thing and the fact that you can mine for Coal/Iron/Gold/R...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Well worth the 10$

    Rated on September 16, 2010 by ogto

    I'll keep my review short and simple: Minecraft is cheap. It's full of potential. It does what few games succeed in doing. It makes manipulating the world around you 1. Challenging and 2. Pleasurab...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Minecraft is a work of art.

    Rated on September 16, 2010 by esotericsean

    After being placed in a random part of a truly randomly-generated world; which is often complete with glorious mountain ranges, deep caverns, and vast oceans; you're left to figure things out on your ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Adult Legos in your own massive, unique, emergent world.

    Rated on September 16, 2010 by ClogGear

    Minecraft is the best alpha of any game you'll ever play, ever. Sole developer (as of now) Notch has crafted an addictively simple formula: unique worlds with every new game, a simple and intuitive cr...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Worth the money, and only in alpha. Hands down one of the best PC games I've ever played. GREAT online community.

    Rated on September 16, 2010 by ZachSka87

    I first heard about the game on Reddit about a year ago and bought it. It was sandbox mode only back then but I still loved it. I have recently returned to the World of Minecraft to find that Notch,...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Fun, addictive, old-school

    Rated on September 16, 2010 by xabbott

    Minecraft is hard to describe. A player will start the game with nothing, plopped down into a procedurally generated level. Provided one doesn't look at a walk through the next few hours will be fille...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Minecraft, one of the best indie titles I have played in years.

    Rated on September 22, 2010 by Cryaotic

    Minecraft is a game where you are given a world, your imagination, and the ability to let your creativity flourish. Never before have I played a game so enthralling, I have had this one game on my min...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.