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Score Breakdown Based on 555 ratings
  1. 10 (78)
  2. 9 (116)
  3. 8 (156)
  4. 7 (69)
  5. 6 (29)
  6. 5 (37)
  7. 4 (29)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (22)

What Gamespot Users have to say about Missile Command (original)

  • Rating:9

    '…if there was ever a Nuclear War you will never win…so that's why there's no end.' - Dave Theurer (creator).

    Since the dreaded atomic bomb landed on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, our world entered a new age of technology – the nuclear age. It promises good things like ample of energy however the downside outweighs more than the posit... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Okay shoot them up game that needs more level variety.

    Missile Command is a shoot-them-up video game within various consoles. The mission around this game is to shoot missiles rocketing towards the city. From this, gamers have a game that gets a little of the basics right. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    a great port that beats out the arcade version.

    Review 6: Missile command, Atari 2600/ Atari flashback 2 After playing the arcade version of this game, I wasn't impressed, and I have to admit, I thought the 2600 version was going to be even worse. But boy was I wr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    Clunky controls and quick death.

    Review 5: Missile Command, arcade/ Atari collection This game was one of Atari's quarter operated arcade machines, and was a quick quarter sucker if there was anyone stupid enough to play it. You are granted three ba... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    It's Missile Command, and that's about it.

    Missile Command - it's a classic. But is it worth 400 Microsoft points? No. Missile Command has what a lot of XBLA titles have going for them - a classic piece of software and many gamers' nostalgia. But even the most... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    good game, bad controles

    Ah the 80s, the first real golden age of video games, that have produced such classic systems as the Atari 2600 and Colecovision, and such classic games as Pac-Man, Centipedie and of course Missile Command, with some lik... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    A classic game of defense requiring quick reflexes, timing, and ammunition management that has aged like fine wine

    The combination of flashing sirens, dark hallways, and flashing red lights made it difficult for the young lieutenant to find his way to the general he sought at the other side of the compound. Her shirt was soaked with ... Read Full Review

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

    Worst game I have ever paid for

    I think this is the worst game I have ever paid for. I couldn't even play long enough for an achievement. Do not buy this game. Repeat, do not buy this game. The controls are really bad. The graphics stink. i am ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.3

    Not to bad, a little different from the classic.

    Even the "classic" style of this game has been changed. it seems harder.. because it is, you have 3 outposts to shoot from instead of just the one, more things to protect and more fire power means they increase... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3.7

    odd controls make for lame game

    the game looks kinda good and is what i wish the other classic games should do graphic wise. ok done with that, the controlers are anoying you have to press 3 buttons to play and the shoots move so wierd you barely know ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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