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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 1114 ratings
  1. 10 (157)
  2. 9 (346)
  3. 8 (432)
  4. 7 (116)
  5. 6 (25)
  6. 5 (13)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (7)

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  • Review Score:8.9

    All right, after having first heard about this game over a year ago, and having been interested in it ever since, I finally got it tonight. What follows are my impressions of this game, based on about 1 1/2 hours of game... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    while it may not be an exceptional video game, primal IS a beautiful, exceptionally well written and voiced interactive story. and for those who, like me, are eager to see the lines blurred between film and game its cine... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Another great PS2 game you should have played.

    Primal is an epic story driven adventure game. You soon realize this because the opening/setup for the game last several minutes before you're off and running. You can easy skip each cut scene, but the game warns that ga... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    I very much enjoyed playing Primal. The story, graphics, music and artwork are astounding. The puzzles are quite challenging and the way the developers have created them is quite innovative. The only place this game m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Primal was recommended to me by a number of sources and was one of the reasons that I bought my PlayStation 2. I am big into story-driven games and this one seemed to fit the bill. After having bought it and played it,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    a game a gamer MUST play

    this game is one of my favorites it's so cool i first rented it to see what it was like (my dad had to go to the till to buy it for me and rent it out cuz i was only 10 at the time) what mad me rent the game was that in... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Primal's relatively simple gameplay is more than compensated by an excellent story and lovable characters.

    Heroes that are introduced as average people unaware of their supernatural prowess are a dime a dozen, but few are as charming as Jennifer Tate. We meet Jen (as she likes to be called) at a rock concert where the band's ... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.6

    Sumptuous graphics and sound; horrible combat controls; poor first "world". The game improves as you progress

    Primal looks and sounds great - the music and the graphics are superb in this updated tomb-raider style combat and puzzles game. I like primal, it's a good game - great idea of having a combat-orientated character and ... Read Full Review

    2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.2

    Despite a great package, players might often still have to deal with getting bored far too many times.

    When you think of Primal, you’ll probably think of it as, incredible, action game. Even the opening intro, in which Jen and her boyfriend are attacked by a hideous looking demon, screams raw action. None of which is real... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    ...2007 and its still very, very good.

    I have no idea how I missed this title or why...! I mean its so good now that I bet it would have blown alot of the PS2's less ambitious projects clear out of the water back then or even today. I had decided that I wou... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful