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Score Breakdown Based on 1259 ratings
  1. 10 (249)
  2. 9 (473)
  3. 8 (338)
  4. 7 (122)
  5. 6 (40)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (9)

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  • User Rating 9.6

    You wander alone through a decaying Eden...

    Rated on May 07, 2008 by SophinaK

    The hushed sound of a busily scratching pen fills the crumbling library. A grey-haired man in simple clothes looks up at your approach. He greets you with obvious relief, hands you his journal, and ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    This game is a masterpiece... End of review.

    Rated on October 23, 2012 by Gamertech100

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    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Riven is an immersive, original world with challenging puzzles and a compelling story.

    Rated on December 29, 2004 by bypedd

    Not a whole lot can be said about the graphics: They are astounding, even 7 years after its release, and the attention to detail is epic. They are consistently well-done, and there's no suprising chan...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    This sequel to Myst proves to carry the feel of the original into a new and adventurous voyage.

    Rated on January 27, 2006 by WoMan711

    I simply love wandering the Islands that comprise the world of Riven. The puzzles are quite challenging but rewarding if you solve them. I played this game with my mom as we took turns exploring w...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

    A truly solid adventure title. Bright, challenging, and involving. A true gem.

    Rated on September 13, 2005 by dygel

    I just finished Riven: The Sequel To Myst after starting it two days ago. I already owned the game prior to purchasing the 10th anniversary collection, I didn't get terribly far. That's why I got to t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    This game drew me in right from the start--- a great intro to a great game! The highlight for me was Riven's story...

    Rated on October 31, 2006 by pdgross

    This game drew me in right from the start--- a great intro to a great game! The highlight for me was Riven's story. Everything revolved around the story--- the puzzles, the setting & the charac...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    One of the best adventure games ever made! Filled with puzzels. A hard game to leave. Beautiful!

    Rated on September 01, 2008 by bubbabvi

    This game is one of the best in the myst series, and certainly the prettiest. This game centers around mind boggling puzzels and amazing landscapes. A must buy! Although ten years old, it can be compa...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    very fun not for eveyone but for most

    Rated on October 14, 2005 by s3ank1ms

    in my opinion this is one of the best games ive ever played its also seems like its better then the first game myst. this geme isnt for everyone though if your the type of person who likes shooting th...

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

    a classic adventure that never gets boring.

    Rated on September 01, 2007 by BSirum

    Riven the sequel to myst came out in 1998 and is still a very good looking game and has alot of potential and is very adventures. First of all the graphics are great even today and they are 3d and st...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    Riven is a satisfying sequel to Myst.

    Rated on March 06, 2006 by Talonfire

    Myst was an excellent adventure game, but it definitely wasn't for everyone. A few years later Cyan released Riven an interesting sequel to their previous adventure game Myst. Does it live up to its p...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.