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Average Player Score Based on 442 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 442 ratings
  1. 10 (64)
  2. 9 (108)
  3. 8 (168)
  4. 7 (64)
  5. 6 (16)
  6. 5 (8)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (7)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.6

    Delightful! What an enjoyable game!

    I was extremely pleased with Mysterious Island. I usually shy away from 1st person adventures, preferring 3rd person adventure games such as Syberia or Longest Journey, so I was a little hesitant to play this game. I hav... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Return to Mysterious Island

  • Review Score:7

    Great fun with this game. It was a great adventure!

    I would definitely recommend this game. It took me a few minutes to get into it but once I did I found that it was relatively easy to play and I had a great time with this adventure. It could have been longer and that w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    Return to Mysterious Island

    The Jules Verne classic Mysterious Island is a story of survival, determination, and mankind’s triumph against the challenges of nature. Five men escape a Confederate prison in a hot air balloon during the American Civil... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    Hard! Too hard!!!

    This game seems to be wonderful when you first run it. Everyone who played Myst will tell this to you or maybe everyone read Verne novels. Graphics and sounds are realistic. So the inventory with all theese objects and a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    Inventory puzzle lovers will probably have the patience to plow through this somewhat tedious adventure.

    Adventure games are known for many things, puzzle solving being one of the key elements of the genre. Some of the older adventure games like Myst featured nothing but environmental puzzles, but most of the modern adventu... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    Could be a masterpiece

    Return to the mysterious island is based on "THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND", the great adventure book written by famous French novelist Jules Verne. The game doesn't exactly follow that book, but you'll find many aspects from... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    Too short but great overall.

    This game was really awesome. It made me want to be stranded on a deserted island myself. The graphics were awesome and I loved every bit of it except it just wasn't long enough. I finished in under 7 hours so I wa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.6

    This is one confusing game.

    I love playing adventure games, especially with my daughter. The puzzles are usually fun and somewhat challenging. I especially liked Siberia 1 and 2. The puzzles could be hard but they usually made sense. Also the c... Read Full Review

    2 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    One of those rare unambitious little games crafted with loving hands and a great attention to detail.

    Return to Mysterious Island is a little adventure which wouldn't offer a compelling and exciting story, but would charm you with its addictive game-play and lovely extra features. It's one of those rare unambitious littl... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    That was a nice first half. Where is the second?

    Return to Mysterious Island is a sweet, short game. It has a nice story and is the best inventory game I’ve every played, but somehow I was left wanting more. While this might be a good thing for a comedian, it isn’t s... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    A captivating and graphically beautiful game but far far too short!

    I downloaded the playable demo of this game which, subsequently, led me to buy the full version. It is graphically beautiful, a full-screen scrolling backdrop that is just breathtakingly stunning, which helps to set the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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