The Weakest Link (video game)

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The Weakest Link
The Weakest Link PSX.jpg
The Weakest Link PAL front cover (PS1)
Developer(s) Traveller's Tales
BBC Multimedia
Publisher(s) Activision
Platform(s) PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows
Release date(s) PlayStation
  • NA September 24, 2001
  • EU September 28, 2001
PlayStation 2
  • EU November 2, 2001
Microsoft Windows
  • NA October 2, 2001
Genre(s) Edutainment
Mode(s) Single player and Multiplayer
Distribution CD-ROM

The Weakest Link is a quiz gameshow video game for PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Activision.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 74.93% (PS)[14]
54.58% (PC)[15]
63.43% (PS2)[16]
Metacritic 63/100 (PS)[17]
47/100 (PC)[18]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 2.5/5 stars (PS)[1]
1.5/5 stars (PC)[2]
Computer and Video Games 4/10 (PS)[3]
Electronic Gaming Monthly 7/10 (PS)[4]
Eurogamer 6/10 (PC)[5]
Game Informer 7/10 (PS)[6]
Game Revolution D+ (PS)[7]
GameSpot 4.4/10 (PC)[8]
GameZone 6/10 (PC)[9]
IGN 3.5/10 (PC)[10]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 7/10 (PS)[11]
PC Gamer US 73% (PC)[12]
PC Zone 4.5/10 (PC)[13]

The game has been received to mostly average or mixed reception. On GameRankings it was given a score of 74.93% for the PlayStation version,[14] 54.58% for the PC version,[15] and 63.43% for the PlayStation 2 version;[16] while on Metacritic it was given a score of 63 out of 100 for the PlayStation version[17] and 47 out of 100 for the PC version.[18]

IGN gave the PC version of The Weakest Link a bad rating of 3.5 out of 10 overall criticising the gameplay for slow pace and the graphics by stating they were "drab".[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, Skyler. "The Weakest Link (PS) - Review". Allgame. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  2. ^ Thompson, Jon. "The Weakest Link (PC) - Review". Allgame. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  3. ^ Ellis, Les (2001-10-04). "PlayStation Review: The Weakest Link". Computer and Video Games. Archived from the original on 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  4. ^ "The Weakest Link". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 232. January 2002. 
  5. ^ Taylor, Martin (2001-10-24). "Weakest Link Review". Eurogamer. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  6. ^ "The Weakest Link". Game Informer: 88. January 2002. 
  7. ^ Nash, Joe (2001-11-01). "The Weakest Link Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  8. ^ Poole, Stephen (2001-10-18). "The Weakest Link Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  9. ^ Lafferty, Michael (2001-10-14). "The Weakest Link - PC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on 2007-12-08. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  10. ^ a b Sulic, Ivan (2001-10-22). "The Weakest Link (PC)". IGN. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  11. ^ "The Weakest Link". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 175. December 2001. 
  12. ^ Smith, Rob (December 2001). "The Weakest Link". PC Gamer: 68. Archived from the original on 2006-03-15. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  13. ^ Woods, Dave (2001-10-25). "PC Review: The Weakest Link". PC Zone. Archived from the original on 2007-07-24. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  14. ^ a b "The Weakest Line for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  15. ^ a b "The Weakest Link for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  16. ^ a b "The Weakest Link for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  17. ^ a b "The Weakest Link Critic Reviews for PlayStation". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  18. ^ a b "The Weakest Link Critic Reviews for PC". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 

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