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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 970 ratings
  1. 10 (322)
  2. 9 (410)
  3. 8 (164)
  4. 7 (49)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • User Rating 10

    What is this, it's driving me crazy!

    Rated on September 16, 2007 by Cmpunmu3

    See your most horrible nightmares in this game! It has many unique characters, that will help you find who you are in this mysterious world of craziness, though others will mislead you into a trap - b...

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

    Sanitarium is an amazing journey into the realm of memories and madness

    Rated on April 11, 2008 by akhorahill

    Sanitarium is an old school adventure game, point and click style, that will take you into the shattered mind of a traumatized man in an attempt to restore his sanity by uncovering the facts that led ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Sanitarium is one of the greater adventure games of old, but it has some flaws that keep it down.

    Rated on April 15, 2012 by ivory_soul

    The Good: Creepy atmosphere, great voice acting, enticing characters, engaging story The Bad: Tons of technical problems, puzzles get way too hard, it's not clear what to always do Adventure, st...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    A genuinly creepy experience, and a emotionally charged ending and story. One of the best adventure games ever conceived

    Rated on January 02, 2006 by EyeNixon

    Sanitarium is a isometric horror adventure game in the same vein as most other adventure games. Yet its puzzles are innovative, the storyline intelligent and surprising, and the emotional impact astou...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Pleasantly Surprised

    Rated on January 10, 2006 by Bearrich

    When I first found this game, I was not too sure if I was going to like it, it looked a little creepy for my tastes. I bought it, installed it on my computer and from the moment of the first start up ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Don't bang your head against the wall! Follow the angel...

    Rated on September 06, 2006 by rambolito

    About five years ago I bought this game for a budget-price, after installing the game I finished it in about four days, I couldn't stop playing! As soon as I got back from work I continued the game. ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A rare jewel from other times ... when gaming was about craftworking. And almost everyone had the same PC.

    Rated on April 26, 2010 by simpaticoman

    I have to say it. I am a 36 year-old-man who now has an outdated PC (last game I played was Crysis on medium detail level) and a one year old PS3. I also play with my Iphone and sometimes with my mob...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.6

    Are you brave enough to journey into one mans delusions?

    Rated on June 30, 2007 by Vkain

    Sanitarium was a very entertaining game. The creative visuals and good voice acting are great for an old school adventure game. I was suprised at how interesting and thought out the storyline was for ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    An average adventure game.

    Rated on September 06, 2006 by GrahfZilla

    Although I love adventure games this game never really appealed to me when I was looking at screenshots. It took me years to eventually break down and buy it and I did it based on the critical acclaim...

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

    worth the money

    Rated on February 05, 2006 by railszach

    Let me first tell you how i got this game, it was just sitting there in a bargain bin for 3 dollars, and i am a huge fan of games like resident evil, so i obviously had to go up and get it, and i am V...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.