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Average Player Score Based on 1126 ratings
8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 1126 ratings
  1. 10 (272)
  2. 9 (463)
  3. 8 (220)
  4. 7 (71)
  5. 6 (22)
  6. 5 (18)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (13)
  10. 1 (37)

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  • User Rating 9

    This is an innovative, engaging "sandbox" game that is one of the best value offerings out there.

    Rated on March 28, 2012 by BornInLA

    Overview: For those looking to find out what the hype about "sandbox" games is all about, this is the best first stop. It is a fast-playing side-scroller along the lines of the platformers of old ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Its a good game but lacks the substance to maintain one's interest and can lead to some very frustrating circumstances.

    Rated on May 30, 2012 by Noremac1992

    Terraria starts off great. You can chop wood, mine copper, kill blobs of goo and build yourself a house(s) etc. This is all well and good until these things have been accomplished...sure later on yo...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Great game, I love it. Keeps me entertained for hours on end.

    Rated on August 06, 2012 by molokaicreeper

    An amazing game. When I first saw it, I thought it would be a game similar to Lemmings. It isn't at all. The game is built in a way that you can stay in your little world minding your own busines...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    My basic overview of the game

    Rated on October 09, 2012 by ah20s

    As simple as the graphics are and with a file size of about 16 mb it doesn't seem a game like this would compare to any of the blockbuster games that have come out near the end of 2011 but it's still ...

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

    This looks like a 2D minecraft but it is much more.

    Rated on October 10, 2012 by free_milk

    At first glance one might think this is a 2D minecraft since it has a crafting system similar to minecraft and it encorages you to build and mine.This may be the case but this is a good thing.The game...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    This game is deceptively complex!

    Rated on January 27, 2013 by Brendissimo35

    At first glance, Terraria might just appear to be side-scrolling Minecraft. To some extent, it is, and that's a really cool thing, but there is an incredible amount of hidden depth to the game that is...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    So addictive...

    Rated on March 09, 2013 by justcause2w

    I bought this game like week ago and I have already played it for 52 hours. I have never played this kind of game before. This game is so awesome. Maybe I should try minecraft too. Anyway so you explo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5

    You didn't like minecraft? You want to give this a try? Dont bother...

    Rated on June 23, 2013 by mcpilz

    I was promised epic boss fights, building ur own castle etc. but all its left is a minecraft clone. Im not the mining guy, i spent 1 hour figuring out how to build a home (tutorials). Then i spent 2-3...

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

    So, this is one of those modern games.

    Rated on August 13, 2013 by Junior_AIN

    I must admit I was deceived. You see, I'm a huge old-school style fan, platformers have that charm from former days where gaming had but one defining characteristic that could make them stand out, cha...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The love child of Minecraft and Metroid.

    Rated on May 19, 2011 by Paragus1

    Every now and then a game comes out of nowhere that completely surprises us, and Terraria is one of those games. I had never even heard of this game until the day it was released on Steam. I am a huge...

    16 out of 21 found this review helpful.