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Score Breakdown Based on 1019 ratings
  1. 10 (84)
  2. 9 (100)
  3. 8 (263)
  4. 7 (277)
  5. 6 (128)
  6. 5 (80)
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  • Rating:7

    Classic Game of Mid-Air Joisting!

    Joust.... is not a very flashy or overly impressive looking arcade port in general. Its got no storyine, no characters, but what this quirky little game does have going for it is a challenging and timeless gameplay. It c... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Giant Ostriches or Chickens it was still fun to play

    Warning: The opinions expressed in the following review are NOT endorsed by anyone at Gamespot or any professional reviewer. I'm not paid for my reviews and I do them for fun. They may contain: Foul Language, Violence, r... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    This Game is Hard, but fun.

    Just like Ikaruga, this game sucks when you first get it. it takes tons of practice and talent to like this game. Once you get good enough, this game is amazing. When this game gets amazing, it becomes a fun challenge yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Brings back good memories

    What a classic game. When i saw this on the marketplace, it brung back memories of when i was little, like 2 or 3 and i had so much fun with this. It'a not as good as i expected, but it is still awesome. Theres not mu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2.5

    How do you pass level one?

    As you may know i'm into the classics like this so when i saw i thought "ah what the hell I'll download it" and it turned out to be one of the biggest mistakes i've ever made.First thing i noticed what the graphics and h... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Ehh, it's nothing special

    I got this game for free when I bought my xbox live 3-month kit, and thank god was it free. Even though it's cheap on the live arcade, I don't even think it's worth that. There's really not much to this game. Your on a g... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Fly bird, fly....

    I remember when I played this game in an Apple IIe it was the super game you can ever have in that type of computer way back then. Having it back makes me feel that I can bring back my shildhood. Journey back to 1982 and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    Its joust. Not much else to say really.

    Joust for Xbox live arcade enhances the original arcade Joust by adding some new graphics and a XBL Co-op mode. While the port works well and the controls work well with the 360 its not really wowing in any sense. I'm no... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Flawless revival of a classic

    I always loved the Joust arcade game. When I was a kid, some family friends had a machine and I would always play over and over trying to beat the high score. I didn't expect this game to show up ob XBLA, but kudos to M... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.4

    Once again, for old-schoolers.

    Microsoft knows its audience. They know the Xbox 360 doesn't have the young appeal of the Wii or the broad-reaching appeal of the Playstation -- not yet anyway. So they know that with the 360 being a favorite toy of th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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