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Score Breakdown Based on 468 ratings
  1. 10 (104)
  2. 9 (105)
  3. 8 (149)
  4. 7 (61)
  5. 6 (16)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (13)

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What Gamespot Users have to say about Savage: The Battle for Newerth

  • User Rating 9.5

    Possibly the best freeware game possible!

    Rated on April 05, 2008 by thomas_bobbypin

    first off...what kinda games do you you like? Real time strategy? First person shooter? what about RPG? do you like sword battles? or maybe mythical creatures devouring each other OR the mythical crea...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.8

    Rated on September 26, 2003 by wytefang

    Jerky animation, confusing and random combat elements, along with a completely boring RTS commander mode, make this game barely worth purchasing. I really wanted to like this game simply due to the i...

    1 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Savage is an original, highly enjoyable game that supercedes its small frustrations.

    Rated on September 17, 2003 by fiddlecub

    It has been said that innovative games are hard to come by of late, but that isn’t necessarily true. There has actually been a great deal of recent originality in game deisgn; unfortunately, some of t...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Rated on September 17, 2003 by steveroger

    Osborne? I am beginning to hate the name. Planetside got 7.9. SW Galaxium Boredium got 7.5. Osbore gives Savage a 6.7 and says it is fair. Different games but similar quality. You are about lose ...

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

    Rated on September 18, 2003 by mercclass

    Savage is an okay game. If you really want to experience the first person shooter plus real time strategy genre then download the free half-life mod "natural selection" which blows this game away and...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on October 09, 2003 by AZoMBiE

    Creative idea, Solid engine, not too much depth but hey.. it's still fun as hell. Simply put if you're looking for a game to play for years and years to come go buy Half-life or a MMORPG, but if you'r...

    3 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1

    While not on par with BF or other tactical shooters, savage provides an interesting diversion with a few unique items.

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by 366z0rs

    Savage is based around a new genre of gameplay, the RTSS (Real-time Strategy Shooter). Basically, players form teams of mud-slogging FPS grunts, and a single warrior on each team takes command in a to...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Great LAN party game!

    Rated on February 05, 2006 by gchao6

    I don't know why this game is ranked so low, but I personally love its multiplayer. Its like a strategy/first person shooter game where people good at strategy can work with people good at first perso...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Totally underated by gamespot and now free!!

    Rated on October 13, 2006 by danceswtihfools

    The only game that combines RTS and FPS well i have played. The commanders play a typical rts game and as action players u take on the roles of fighters,builders and resource collectors tho there are ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Great ideas and mix of game elements but is unbalanced and has a rude/unforgiving player community.

    Rated on September 03, 2007 by Pcslave

    This game is fun to play just for its mix of game play. It feels like playing Rune, with RTS and FPS elements, with a big learning curve. Melee combat in this game is pretty clunky and has certain &q...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.