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6.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 381 ratings
  1. 10 (32)
  2. 9 (42)
  3. 8 (91)
  4. 7 (82)
  5. 6 (45)
  6. 5 (37)
  7. 4 (20)
  8. 3 (13)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (13)

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  • User Rating 2

    Much of the skill of original 'Puzzle Quest' replaced by extremely frustrating lucky draw boards. Fail.

    Rated on February 25, 2009 by ammortal

    (This review is a portion taken from a forum post of mine) I'm absolutely livid with the luck based nature of the hacking game. With a name like 'Puzzle Quest' (and based on its predecessor) you wo...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Too much luck involved, too little strat, and very unstable.

    Rated on February 25, 2009 by Viper5030

    This game will eat your time away as you wait for your runs of luck to show up and let you progress through the game. So far, from what I can see, the original Puzzle Quest acutally involved much mor...

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

    More luck involved. Harder than previous. Something missing. Still addictive though.

    Rated on February 26, 2009 by lascala56

    A disappointment compared to the previous game in the series. Takes the mechanics and just tweaks them. The game play is easy to get into but hard to master. It now takes more thinking before each ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3

    Incredibly annoying and frustrating game that isn't half as compelling, interesting or FUN as its predecessor.

    Rated on February 26, 2009 by JLacko1129

    If you recall what 3DO did to Heroes of Might and Magic IV after the demi-god Heroes of Might and Magic III, you will fully grasp what the makers of Puzzle Quest have done with Galactrix. How could yo...

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

    More hardcore than PQ1, but still as addictive. Don't be discouraged by early setbacks - this game rewards skill.

    Rated on February 26, 2009 by RedKnight13

    Not just PQ in space, this game takes a lot of PQ's systems and changes them. I feel it does that in a good, almost brilliant and polished, way but obviously not everybody will agree. When you look o...

    6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Flubbed unfortunately

    Rated on February 27, 2009 by longtimegamerr

    Like many others here I loved Puzzle Quest. That game had one notable flaw in that later in the game you had spells that could radically change the board in _one_ move. It made the strategic aspect...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    There's a learning curve, but it still fun to play.

    Rated on February 28, 2009 by Mobly3

    I think most of the disappointed people who play it are expecting to jump right in because of all the time spent playing the first PQ. This one takes some getting used to. The new dynamic with the...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    It's not Puzzle Quest 2, That's why it's called GALACTRIX

    Rated on March 02, 2009 by slowram

    I reckon people are better off if they aren't familiar with Puzzle Quest as obviously (for some reason) people are feeling ripped off they aren't getting Puzzle Quest 2. If you can get past that then...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    While the campaign is linear and somewhat predictable, the action is organic and the AI is, well - seriously diabolical!

    Rated on March 17, 2009 by ulself

    The Puzzle Quest franchise has developed and defined a game category all its own and Galactrix takes it up a notch. I believe Gamespot blew it in their review of Galactrix. This, of course, is subject...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Contrary to many reviews, this is a solid, deep and engaging game!

    Rated on March 18, 2009 by ToddHagen

    I am sure you've read the GS review and have been turned off a bit by what was said. The sad thing is it seems as if the reviewer didn't "get" the game mechanic or what the developer obviously was tr...

    3 out of 6 found this review helpful.