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Average Player Score Based on 194 ratings
8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 194 ratings
  1. 10 (52)
  2. 9 (62)
  3. 8 (49)
  4. 7 (15)
  5. 6 (9)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (0)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:8.3

    Way, way, way better than the first Robot Arena.

    Robot Arena is back and it is nothing like the terrible game that started the series. The robots' physics are now completely improved, with wedging underneath other robots, the ability to slam them around and let them kn... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Robot Arena: Design & Destroy

  • Rating:9.5

    You can build anything you want in any way you want. That is the power of this little program

    Reviews must be 100 words minimum. Any disruptive posting - such as excessive exclamation points, duplicate text, or all caps - is subject for removal. Do not copy content from another critic or user review; plagiarism i... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Robot Arena 2: Design & Destroy is probably the best "battle-bot" simulation game you'll ever play.

    Ever used to watch Battle-Bots or Robot Wars? Remeber how cool it was to see these machines duke it out, metal to metal? Well Robot Arena does a fine job recreating that excitement. Gameplay Heres the breakdown: you ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Not bad, Neither Good

    The game is very hard to understand at first, Especcially building your own Robots, Chassis. But its easy after a week. Good Things: The game is rather fun to play. There are three weight classes. Light,Middle amd ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    SUPER FUN!!

    This i would say is the best game in its class! and also one of my favorites. I like that fact that you can pretty much make any kinda robot with all the parts. First you start off by designing the shape of the body, the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1

    Robot Arena: but with AI that freakin' moves!!!!!!!!

    STORY All you need to do is build Robots to beat the hell out of other robots. GAMEPLAY A big improvement over #1, why you ask? Read on. In the old one you needed to select bodies and attatch weapons and wheels ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.9

    I Like it, I love it.

    I used to watch Robot Wars on G4 and i liked the show. Then I saw this game at Best Buy and i Bought. I tried the game out and i liked it. the game is pretty fun when it cime to turnaments, online mode is very fun, and t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2

    This is one of those game that you just keep playing

    The idea is simple enough, build a battlebot, and use it to destroy other bots in an arena. What I like best about this game is build mode. You start of with a chassis, and you add stuff like motors and batteries to mak... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.6

    Awesome game to play, highly recommended!

    This game is definatly worth playing, it is much improved than the first version of the game. You can design robots, design the chassis, paint them and arm them, you can build and install so many weapons to defeat other ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Finally A good Battlebot like game.

    Robot Arena 2 did something that Robot Arena didn't do. First there is gravity and you can flip, lift, and push other robots around. Second there are more options to build your robot; you can even make the chaises any wa... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful