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Avatar: The Last Airbender cube Game Reviews
Avatar: The Last Airbender
Critic Score
Metascore: 60 Metascore out of 100
User Score  
6.6 out of 10
based on 10 reviews
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Bring to life an adventure of intrigue, deceit and revelation in Avatar The Last Airbender. Play as Aang, Katara, Haru and Sokka as you grow your team into an unstoppable force making discoveries in a thrilling blend of magic and martial arts combat. Use your fully customizable bending powers to master the four elements of Earth, Air, Water and Fire and explore the beautifully detailed environments of the Avatar nations. Single-player game featuring unique martial arts style combat. Fully customizable "bending powers" mastering the four elements of Water, Air, Earth and Fire. Journey through all the Great Nations of the Avatar world. Enjoy environments and characters from the TV show plus never before seen enemies and creatures. [THQ]

PUBLISHER: THQ
DEVELOPER: THQ
GENRE(S): Action, Adventure
PLAYERS: 1
ESRB RATING: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older)
RELEASE DATE: October 10, 2006

What The Critics Said

All critic scores are converted to a 100-point scale. If a critic does not indicate a score, we assign a score based on the general impression given by the text of the review. Learn more...

75
Play Magazine
It's a prime example of the modern brand-endemic video game, focus-tested to death and then some. Whether you hold that against it or not is an individual decision. [Nov. 2006, p.83]
70
Nintendo Power
As button-mashing dungeon hacks based on animated series go, Avatar: The Last Airbender is above average. [Dec. 2006, p.115]
70
AceGamez
For the game's younger target audience there is a fun, easy going action-RPG and light-hearted storyline waiting to be discovered in Avatar: The Last Airbender, and one that lasts at least a good six to eight hours with plenty of optional side quests, mini-games and unlockable content.
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70
Digital Entertainment News
Older gamers will be able to figure their way around the harder boss battles if they are so inclined while the younger ones may get frustrated and move on.
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65
Worth Playing
Sadly, Avatar: The Last Airbender falls into a trap that many games of its type do – it's already been done by another, more successful, less licensed title. If you liked "Diablo" or "D&D Heroes," Avatar has that special kind of gameplay you're sure to love, for as short as it lasts.
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60
Games Radar
The bottom line is that diehard Avatar fans will probably be disappointed with the superficial storyline that lacks the charm of the original show, and newcomers will have trouble finding interest in the loosely tied-together missions.
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59
GameZone
If the developers took a little more time and fleshed out the game more it would have been so much better, especially since Aang can fly in the television show but can’t in the game.
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59
GameSpot
Avatar: The Last Airbender had the potential to be an enjoyable game for both children and adults but most of that potential went untapped, and the extremely repetitive and tedious gameplay isn't likely to appeal to either audience.
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51
IGN
Unlike the fun and entertaining television show, the game falls well short of greatness. As a straightforward beat-'em-up, the title seems to have the right formula, including solid control and a surprisingly intuitive character upgrade system.
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40
NintendoWorldReport
This is a hardest type of game to review, where its substandard qualities are hidden inside the most mediocre and unremarkable package.
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What Our Users Said

Vote Now! The average user rating for this game is 6.6 (out of 10) based on 3 User Votes
Note: User votes are NOT included in the Metascore calculation.

Joyce C. gave it a10:
Bring to life an adventure of intrigue, deceit and revelation in Avatar The Last Airbender. Play as Aang, Katara, Haru and Sokka as you grow your team into an unstoppable force making discoveries in a thrilling blend of magic and martial arts combat. Use your fully customizable bending powers to master the four elements of Earth, Air, Water and Fire and explore the beautifully detailed environments of the Avatar nations. Single-player game featuring unique martial arts style combat. Fully customizable "bending powers" mastering the four elements of Water, Air, Earth and Fire. Journey through all the Great Nations of the Avatar world. Enjoy environments and characters from the TV show plus never before seen enemies and creatures

Travis N. gave it a0:
This is by far and away the worst video game I have played in a long time. The graphics are bad on two levels... 1. The graphics are not appealing 2. Not only are they nor appealing, they are poorly drawn The game is so repetitious that even the biggest Avatar fan will soon get board. I will admit that the power upgrade system was a nice mechanic. Unfortunately, that does not carry the game. My guess would be some game studio exec rushed this out to capitalize on the Avatar momentum. Here is a word of advice. A game that takes longer to release, but has great game play and graphics is by orders of magnitude better than getting a terrible game out quickly. With such rich material, this game had a lot of potential. What a disappointing experience. This is also a stain on the otherwise great Avatar franchise. They should sue for defamation of character!

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