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Wizard of Wor (Atari 2600)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Atari 2600 release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.5
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.6
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 2.9
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.3
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 2.5
Overall User Score (6 votes) 3.2

Critic Reviews

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The Atari Times
In closing, let me just say that I'm ashamed of everyone who didn't jump all over the chance to review this excellent gem of a game from BACK IN THE DAY. Not really. Get Wizard of Wor. It's awesome.
The Video Game Critic
Wizard of Wor plays much better than it looks. For best results, set the difficult to A, and don't forget to use the right joystick for the single-player game.
All Game Guide
The idea of walking around mazes and shooting the enemies with a single weapon may seem like an overly simple concept, and in some respects it is, but Wizard of Wor is surprisingly rich in play value.
Un jeu passionnant qui peut sembler, au premier coup d'œil, un peu fruste mais captive rapidement, même s'il n'est pas à la hauteur des jeux pour Colecovision.
Wizard Of Wor ist sicher die beste der vier ersten COLECO-Cassetten für ATARI VCS, obgleich die Spielidee alles andere als neu ist. In Pac-Man-Manier zieht man mit seinem Männchen-Symbol durch ein Labyrinth.