User Reviews

What is the secret of the oracle, anyway? Katakis | カタキス (39490) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Commander Keen: The Next Generation Zovni (10648) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
Boing Ashley Pomeroy (233) unrated
Often considered best part of the series. It's my favorite Keen game. Rensch (218) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
The new-look Commander Keen is a hit! Steve Hall (352) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Simply Excellent Sebastian Oliva (6) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
The best platformer of all-time. xofdre (82) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.2
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.1
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.7
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.8
Overall User Score (87 votes) 4.1

Critic Reviews

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Thunderbolt Games (Oct 17, 2010)
Though DOS no longer has a place in today’s operating systems, five out of the seven Commander Keen games (including Secret of the Oracle) can still be enjoyed today through Steam for only five bucks. Regardless of how far gaming has come, I still to this day recommend the Commander Keen series for anyone looking for fun and major nostalgia, not just for Keen fans but more for those who despite not knowing him knew a time when 2D side scrolling adventures were at their best. Here’s to you, Billy Blaze.
92 (May 29, 2003)
Commander Keen 4 je bezesporu klasika. Ono totiž prakticky vše, co firma Apogee vydala, se dříve či později stalo klasikou, ale Keen je... Keen je prostě bomba.
Examiner (Dec 10, 2013)
These improvements are a huge breath of fresh air to the series. It does cut down on difficulty a little bit, but it’s still fun. Overall-Episode 4 is a solid game, and definitely worth the play time.
The DOS Spirit (Dec 14, 2009)
Commander Keen 4 er hva jeg vil kalle et perfekt søndagsspill; avslappet musikk innkappet i en spillopplevelse som er både morsom, frustrerende, og kan nytes i korte drag. «Pong»-spillet bidrar på nostalgien, og selv om det aldri er mulig å vinne det hersjens spillet, hører det med i Keens univers. Husk bare å lagre ofte og Billy, nei jeg mener Keen, vil redde verden før du kan si «Intergalactic supertachyon battleship toaster»!