The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.1
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.8
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.9
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.8
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.7
Overall User Score (117 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Adventure Vision Awaiting 5 votes...
Apple II 10 3.8
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 0.0
Arcade 7 3.5
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.3
Atari 2600 21 3.8
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 4.2
Atari 5200 9 3.9
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 2.0
Atari 8-bit 8 4.1
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 0.0
Browser Awaiting 5 votes...
ColecoVision 9 4.1
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 0.0
Commodore 64 10 3.9
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Dedicated handheld Awaiting 5 votes...
Intellivision 9 4.2
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 0.0
Macintosh Awaiting 5 votes...
PC Booter 19 3.5
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.6
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 0.0
TI-99/4A 8 4.3
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 0.0
VIC-20 7 4.1
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 0.0
Xbox 360 Awaiting 5 votes...


User Reviews

A great game from the Atari era. Atari 5200 Dark Lord (46)
The Apple II version of Defender had none of the appeal of the arcade game. Apple II Droog (522)