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Score Breakdown Based on 1705 ratings
  1. 10 (460)
  2. 9 (960)
  3. 8 (202)
  4. 7 (47)
  5. 6 (12)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (14)

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  • User Rating 8

    An expansion that does a better job of adding interesting bits to the story.

    Rated on August 10, 2009 by Bowser05

    Ah yes, Blizzard and their wonderful expansions. First off, this game does little to improve on the graphics of the previous game, but it does add a couple new environs that look really cool. Some...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.7

    The Offiicial Expansion To a Mediocore RTS

    Rated on June 06, 2007 by Star_Wars117

    Gameplay: Fast RTS gameplay with objectives such as kill this guy and destory his camp our build something..over and over again very repititive Graphics: Improved from the 1st game Sound: Units ...

    0 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    An outstanding expansion to an outstanding game. Every gamer should own this, it is a classic!

    Rated on October 14, 2004 by Rattlesnake_8

    Who says it's a classic? Well it was released in early 1996 and im reviewing it in late 2004. I still load War2 and it's expansion up every so often on an old machine and relive some of my old memorie...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    *****Dust Off Your Broadsword, Its Time For War!!!*****

    Rated on January 22, 2006 by RuggerBushy

    Nearly everyone has heard of WarCraft (Tides of Darkness) – First released about eight years ago, makers Blizzard Entertainment launched a fantasy strategy game that was set in Medieval Times - WarCra...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    This expansion pack is only good for the hardcore fans. The rest might find it just expands the migraine!

    Rated on June 16, 2008 by Govvy

    Much the same in everyway as in Tides of Darkness, the only improvements are slightly different maps to start with followed by more of the same as last time. Another aspect is the additional hero unit...

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

    An old game that has gameplay much like modern RTS games

    Rated on February 07, 2006 by Brandmon

    Warcraft II was a very good game for its time. Alltough the graphics are not so good for today , its gameplay is what keeps the game 'alive'. It hyas many things that will make you remember of modern ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    A slight improvement over the initial release...

    Rated on March 16, 2010 by schlitze_is_god

    I need to give this game a critical look, and not let nostalgia cloud my judgment... This game, being one of the first expansion packs ever, set the standard of all of its kind to follow: give mor...

    0 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Classic awesome game

    Rated on May 18, 2006 by mr_nyuckles

    The expansion to Warcraft II, Beyond the Dark Portal offers more maps, scenarioes and new heroes. The graphics are a bit dated now, but the sound and music more than make up for this. In fact, I pl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Intresting expantion game but not my type of RTS game.

    Rated on April 19, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: After destroying the mystic gate into Azeroth the humans flee across the sea from the evil Orcs, humans have made a new alliance, in a new land. Man has joined with the elves in a magical la...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Intresting game but not my type of RTS I would continuely play.

    Rated on April 19, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: After destroying the mystic gate into Azeroth the humans flee across the sea from the evil Orcs, humans have made a new alliance, in a new land. Man has joined with the elves in a magical la...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.