Average Review Score:
|website||score||publish date||article quality|
|Computer Games Online||0.5/5||Dec 29 '00|
|3D Game Force||4/10||Jan 01 '01|
|Actiontrip||40%||Nov 22 '00|
|Game Power Australia||2/4||Dec 26 '00|
|GameCenter||3/10||Dec 20 '00|
|GameLoft UK||---||Nov 30 '00|
|GameSpot||4.2/10||Nov 22 '00|
|Gamespy||56/100||Nov 20 '00|
|Happy Puppy||5/10||Dec 08 '00|
|IGN PC||3.8/10||Nov 22 '00|
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|website||publish date||article rating|
|Computer Games Online||Oct 21 '00|
|IGN PC||Sep 27 '00|
|Stomped||Oct 09 '00|
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Quoted from Timeline Reviews:Check out these quotes from Timeline reviews & previews
"What could have been a truly awesome and awe-inspiring game instead left me wishing I had that hour of my life back..."
"Injuring your enemies and friends (by accident) is the only thing you can do with the few weapons... The animations of the characters are good, and 3D models are also OK... The adventure aspect of the game is almost non-existing..."
"As for the game itself, it seems to be a first-person adventure, with much exploration and some combat. Highlights include realistic environments, historically accurate settings and details, and an easy to use mouse and keyboard control scheme. Given the emphasis on accessibility, don't expect Quake-like combat, or super-hard puzzles, but the screenshots at least promise a very attractive experience if nothing else."
"On its official website, Michael Crichton describes Timeline as "a game for people that don't usually play games." Whether or not he succeeded in that goal is sort of irrelevant. Unless you're reading these words by accident, chances are you play games. And if you play games, take Michael Crichton's word for itTimeline is not for you."
"...overall, the game works best only as a supplement to the book and, even then, it's still only yet another uneventful history lesson in mediocrity..."