Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

Ultima IX: Ascension (Windows)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

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 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
3.5
AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
3.0
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.8
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.5
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
4.3
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.8
Overall MobyScore (136 votes)3.8


User Reviews

Am I the only Ultima fan who loves this game? אולג 小奥 (168604) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Everything you've heard about its beautiful aesthetics is true Donn Thomson (4) unrated
Sucks to be you Avatar! Zovni (9366) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars
Extremely bug-ridden game but its actually quite fun! cimerians (48) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
Once again, we see the genius of Lord British, the master storyteller. Jeanne (75624) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
Ahead of it's time, for good and bad. tino rossi (2) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Ultima IX: growing stronger in 2001: Review update frank rieter (142) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars
Rushed? Half-Assed? Too Ambitious? Disappointing. tantoedge (20) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
George gives a blank stare at U9 box, CDs, and materials George Shannon (100) 2.29 Stars2.29 Stars2.29 Stars2.29 Stars2.29 Stars
Well seeing as I could hardly even play it... Sam Tinianow (98) unrated