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Score Breakdown Based on 309 ratings
  1. 10 (44)
  2. 9 (33)
  3. 8 (73)
  4. 7 (78)
  5. 6 (42)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (14)

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  • Rating:6

    Good ingredients, cooked bad.

    Back in 2006, someone at Nintendo thought it would be an awesome idea to make a voice acitvated pinball game, and for a second there, it was. Something, however, fell through development. There's an actual story in t... Read Full Review

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

    Gotta hand it to Nintendo

    While Odama might not be the best pinball sim you will ever play, its certainly one of the most memorable, at least for me. I blazed through this game with a friend shouting whatnot's at the Microphone, most of which ... Read Full Review

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

    Balls of Fun

    Odama, what an odd cover picture I must say. This is a Japanese influenced game, not just in development, but in the style, the voices and the story. I believe it has to do something with your father has been killed a... Read Full Review

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

    They see me rollin'...

    As dawn creeps over the horizon, you face another day of mindless violence. Roughly a thousand yards away, your enemies are standing poised and ready to attack. They don’t seem like much; just a small group of country fo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    A brave attempt at originality and innovation, but ends up dishonoring itself instead.

    Some things just belong together: peanut butter and jelly, socks and shoes, and, in some circles, birds and bees. However, there are two things that definitely never need to be put together again, and that is feudal Japa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.3

    Odama is the very definition of a good idea executed badly.

    Odama is pinball/RTS game from Nintendo and Vivarium. Sound strange? Well, it is. While it sounds like an interesting concept, well, it turns out that it isn't. PROS- The concept is totally different. It is like nothi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    It deserves a sequel. And some HAX GameShark codes.

    Now I'm a fan on Pinball, and a fan of Strategy. Never did I realize that both were strange bedfellows. Odama is a charming game full of character(s) and style and enjoyment. But Yoot Saito is of the Old Skool style o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    pinball ,samurais and microphones? sign me up!!!

    To some this game would seem like it would be confusing because you're playing pinball with the "odama" while trying to make sure the mic operated "ninten-do" gets to safety because you're the general of a small army th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    A wierd world of pain

    As, it turns out, pinball and real-time strategy aren't two great tastes that taste great together. Surely, the king of publishing gimmicky games wouldn't approve of this messed-up mash-up, which has a dreamy inspiration... Read Full Review

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

    The WORST game I have ever played in my life!

    I can't believe that i wasted my time playing this crappy game. To top it off, I wasted $10 buying the microphone for it. Next, it took me at least 10 tries to beat the frickin first level. And then one try in the sec... Read Full Review

    0 of 6 users found the following review helpful