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8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 1986 ratings
  1. 10 (406)
  2. 9 (915)
  3. 8 (503)
  4. 7 (98)
  5. 6 (31)
  6. 5 (12)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (7)

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  • User Rating 9

    The four years of spit and polish put into this game show through in one of the greatest single-player experiences ever.

    Rated on May 08, 2007 by WoolieWool

    (A note to Unreal Tournament owners: if you own both Unreal and Unreal Tournament, you can play Unreal through Unreal Tournament. First, you must download and install the Oldskool mod for UT from http...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Unreal is an exciting game that no First Person Shooter fan should miss.

    Rated on May 18, 2007 by GSZX

    Unreal is a First Person Shooter in which you are a prisoner on the spacecraft Vortex Rikers. The Spacecraft lands on the planet Na Pali. You are marooned on the planet and you have to get off. On you...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Rated on May 07, 2004 by SkullLeader00

    Apart from Doom2 this game has to be my all time favorite. I am a die hard FPS and I would rank Doom2 then Unreal and then Half-Life and FarCry tied for third. Unreal sits way above the rest in my op...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Unreal is as unreal as it could get in 1998, refreshingly awesome.

    Rated on September 09, 2004 by kinkyfriend_85

    You have crashed on an uknown planet, You are to make your way into several places of the planet. But you are not alone, not by any means. The tension is there when you make your first step to learn k...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    If you give Unreal a chance, you just might find it to be one of the most unique gameplay experiences you will ever have

    Rated on October 17, 2012 by sNipe-AR-

    Unreal. It was released in 1998. It got mostly positive reviews, and a lot of hate from Quake 2 players. Though nobody denied it was the most beautiful game ever made at the time, and it was hard to r...

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

    A FPS of historic value with atmospheric graphics and challening gameplay.

    Rated on October 27, 2012 by Sagisu

    This game was really one I thought highly of, at the time of the end of millenium.------------It's a scifi shooter on an alien planet with different alien species both evil and good. There are some pe...

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

    Really from the best top 10 on the PC Wish there's more like it

    Rated on September 03, 2006 by sentenced83

    its amazing despite that ive played it a long time ago but till now i consider it the start of an era on the pc ... it was overshadowed by half life .. but i prefered it , great atmosphere .. especi...

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

    a very rare and unique game

    Rated on April 21, 2005 by roleplayer2004

    Unreal is a true classic. I couldn't Imagine what this game would've been like back in 1998 when the game was released. Unreal has so much to offer and it is a very rare and unique game to find. I fou...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Excellent way to start the UNREAL series

    Rated on February 01, 2006 by XmasterX01

    This game is excellent if you are a DOOM, Duke Nukem 3D, Quake, or any FPS fan. Even though this game came out in 1997 or 1998(it shows it's age with some minor pixels, but the water effects are awso...

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

    I modded, I mapped and I played.<br /> Unreal.

    Rated on December 27, 2009 by Moogle11293

    This is Moo. Some Unreal players may know me. The rest of this view isn't mandatory to read, but if you have no life just like me then you may. If your an oldy PC gamer, play this. If you enj...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.