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6.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 159 ratings
  1. 10 (12)
  2. 9 (9)
  3. 8 (32)
  4. 7 (35)
  5. 6 (23)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (8)

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  • Review Score:3

    The lower end of the fmv

    Sewer shark came with the sega cd back in the day. It really showed wwhat fmv could do. But it did not do it good at all. Im not really suere what the sotrey is i cant even get past the first leavel. The game tells you ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.2

    For its time, the SEGA CD system was incredible. Too bad they ruined it by having games such as this whose gameplay came nowhere near matching the technological acheivement. The sound and graphics were far ahead any othe... Read Full Review

    4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.4

    Attitude, Immersion, Annoyance. Three things to remember about this underappreciated icon of gaming history.

    This will be my shortest review ever, and Gamespot specific. This game was my first introduction to CD based games, full motion video, and the Sega CD itself. This little gem was very immersive for it's time, though no... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    Very very good and very challanging

    This game is by far one of the best i'v played for the sega cd. Although the story is a little wierd( you're a pilot for some company that cleans sewers) in makes for an odd story. What I like is that as the game goes... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.3

    Unfortunately, the Sega CD was doomed from the start thanks to weak games like Sewer Shark.

    Gameplay: The Sega CD was never a big success anywhere in the world. And one of the reasons was the system had some pathetic mediocre games. Sewer Shark is one of those pathetic games. Your missions are basically taki... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.3

    Recommended only to collectors.

    The early 90’s was a time of change for the video game industry. One innovation was the use of CDs as a medium for game storage. Sega and NEC were one of the few game companies that were pioneering the new technology. ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2.2

    The bane of the Sega CD.

    Ahhh, Sega CD. Such a horrible system. Ahead of it's time in using CDs as a console gaming platform, the games on the Sega CD were generally of low quality and misguided. Sewer Shark is such a game. I believe I've ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful