User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Wii 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
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.8
Overall User Score (5 votes) 3.9

Critic Reviews

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GameSpot (Jun 14, 2007)
Lode Runner's simple gameplay is part of what makes it so addictive and exciting--even today. Mind-teasing never goes out of style, and the fast-paced digging puzzles you'll face in Lode Runner make it one of the better Virtual Console releases, even if it's not as good as the original computer versions of the game. If any of this sounds remotely exciting, you may want to give Lode Runner a try.
Nintendo Life (Jun 12, 2007)
It’s hard to knock this game too hard because there is nothing fundamentally wrong with the gameplay on offer. Our recommendation would be to skip this and get Battle Lode Runner instead; only the most hardened NES gamer should be nostalgic enough to invest in this version.
IGN (Jun 11, 2007)
There's no redeeming Lode Runner here, and no getting past the fact that investing just one dollar more for the already-available Battle Lode Runner would be a much wiser move. Download this one only if you're nostalgic for its original NES release. Otherwise, step up to the 600 Wii Point pricetag and grab the superior sequel.