MZ lies and steals 1/5
MZ is very dishonest. You have to pay hundreds of dollars for packs just to stay ahead. However, the pack descriptions are very vague and you will not receive what you paid for. If you do pay for packs, use caution. Once you unpack and start training, your 30 day shield will drop 16 days early and you will get attacked, losing all the rss and troops you just trained. MZ has even resorted to requiring “screen shots to prove what it said. When you provide the screen shots backing your claims, they then talk down to you and tell you that they “understand how packs can be confusing to people who don't understand.” Very dishonest and money grabbing company.
Good to be rich. 1/5
My view is a lot like others'. If you have the money to play you'll find this game fun but even for someone like me who played for a year and a half it gets tiring to be continuously walked on by people with deeper pockets and bigger wallets then me. Oh and Machine Zone (the developers) won't care about you if you aren't a big spender. Just an FYI. I had an issue about a glitch id found that messes me up and they blew me off and sent me an email intended for someone else. I was really embarrassed for them.
Pack your cc 2/5
The game was fun in the beginning, now it is hard to play due to the fact of the huge amount of money to play... if your just starting to play you may pay thousands of dollars to catch up and be powerful enuf to play. I do not have the large amount of cash needed to help my self or my clan so I now just sit and watch the game. The game has turned into a rich persons game and that is a sad thing because it was once fun and exciting to play..
Rapid Fire Changes 1/5
I began playing GOW about 4+ years ago. I worked hard to build over the years and in the beginning it was fun. Then had to stay shielded to stay safe and build strength for about two years. Finally I got strong for about two weeks I had a blast putting my investment of time and money into play and winning kvk fights Then MZ went into high gear changes almost every other day and my years of work were obsolete in the blink of an eye. Power in Mega trillions and I was zeroed in a solo hit not a rally, while trying to reinforce alliance member. I’ve been shielded ever since. It went from a good game to pure insanity and utter discouragement
Don't waste your time 1/5
This game went from one of the best to the worst. MZ greed
Update- months later I still stand by my first review, do not waste your time on this pointless game. MZ is all about the money and NEVER about the players.
Awful system and research 1/5
Research talent tree is broken and I could not complete my research too many problem and bug in game!!!! Fix it please
Buggy, and garbage quality. 1/5
Game is a buggy mess, frequent daily updates tend to introduce more bugs to the game, the game is still playable in its current state but the care and quality the developers are giving to you is simply doesn't exist. The other day Lifetime Benefits I am supposed to be getting just up and vanish, of course I contacted customer service and they took care of it, right? Wrong! Only a small fraction of the benefits I was receiving have been restored, and customer service hasn't been helpful in the slightest in attempting to restore the remaining benefits I SHOULD be getting and PAID good money for. Game is highly addictive, and as a pay to win game it is highly recommended you avoid downloading the game.
Game of war 1/5
Great game ! Use to be. Not anymore.....You have to spend too much money. Not worth it. I’m done.
Won’t open 1/5
I tried to undownload and redownload the game a couple of times it didn’t work it loads to 84% and is stuck there
Pretty good 5/5
Pretty good game
Game is slow when I try to open it 1/5
By Titan 1218
When I try to open the game it is very slow. So please fix it or I am going to delete the game
All about Money 1/5
This game has gone too far ... its too complicated to be fun ... you have to spend a lot of money to play ... every time you almost catch up... MZ adds a new level of Troops that are 100MTTTT% better ... you waste so much time trying to keep up ... it just not fun
Game keeps crashing 1/5
11.2.5 update on iPhone 7plus and the game will not load.. keeps crashing after I enter my pin. Please fix. Works on my iPad with older iOS
This isn’t game of war anymore 1/5
No, when I started this game years ago it was my life. I played everyday and every night. I played amongst the best players in the game. The rewards and sense of achievement was so strong with everything you did. Grinding and grinding to get that last set piece. I remember crying when I first unlocked tier 4 troops. This was the game to play, everyone I knew played it. But it grew increasingly costly, less of a strategy game and more who has the fattest wallet. Those who couldn’t afford to pay could make up for it with other methods. This game is simply terrible now. I’ve had the best times of my life with this game and now it angers me just to see the icon. Do not download it. You will not enjoy it anymore. It is a dead game that was once a legend.
Preys on and enhances addiction 1/5
By Michaelton, DC
I’m not one who easily falls into addiction, but I bless the bless the day I broke free of this game. The game is very parasitic on society. I’m sure the makers are among the richest game creators
Cost me over 20grand, money game if you want to play 1/5
At first it was fun, then addictive, the credit cards love you, then credit card bill hate you. Do not start unless you have $100.00 a week or more to give to this game
By Kingslynn D
Love the game the input the buying of everything could be better but overall Best game all year
It used to be fun 2/5
2 years ago this game became very addictive, it was fun to play and the game changes were fun. Until they started coming up with new gears and new stuff, which required one to buy $99.99 packs more frequently. So for the rich people that love to spend money and feeding MZ their money, this is your game.
Nice way to stock someone’s bitcoin acct 1/5
This a pay to compete and at $99 an upgrade it is not worth the life sucking digits to blow it to hell. Game play is not about skill it’s about getting into your wallet. Learning worthless statistics that change like the wind. And the ads get stuck at the title screen so you can’t play unless you buy an upgrade.
Keeps getting stuck on “Unlock VIP” page when logging in 2/5
Look, I enjoy this game but I am getting annoyed and upset whenever I can’t even play it. The reason is because the game keeps getting stuck on the “Unlock the VIP by buying this” ad that I can’t even close out of it. I tried restarting the whole app, redownloading it, and now I’m writing this review. I have a IPhone 8Plus so idk if it’s that but seriously it’s annoying and I can’t even play the game.
Won’t let me log on unless I buy a pack...help me here
The game has been destroyed by MZ 1/5
I read these reviews and ask myself why should I make comments when everything I would write is consistently stated in everyone else reviews. I paid my dues to build and was enjoying the game until it became a money pit with no chance of being able to play because MZ is constantly releasing new stuff too quickly, i.e. MORE MONEY. By the time you get up to speed everything you have just purchased is obsolete because of new releases. Customer service is terrible also. If you write a ticket they use an auto read to screen for key words and then you get a response that has nothing to do with your issue. But they always thank you “warrior”. There is no good reason to get started in this game unless you have several thousand US dollars to throw away and you don’t care. Whatever you do don’t buy into this game. It has been destroyed by MZ because of greed and a complete lack of regard to customer loyalty. I hope they go broke, Boycott MZ today!
Worse customer service in Industry! 4/5
This game was outstanding up until a year ago when they started to accelerate the drops to the point it costs $250 a week to unshield and take a few hits and then get zeroed! MZ has no clue what customer service is! Worse in the industry for that! They should have a high roller/big spender kingdom and leave the rest as they were over a year ago! But it’s too late, no going back now! MZ ruined GOW! Audios Amigos!
Game of War use to be fun! 1/5
But now it’s all about the money. As soon as you spend money to become stronger the quicker the new releases come out forcing you to spend more money just so you can try to compete in the game. You end up casing the gold packs never getting anywhere in the game “anymore!”! When I first started, you didn’t need to be strong to win battles, you just needed a team (aka alliance) and a strategy, but now you need money and lots of it. You need $99.99 every time a new pack comes (which is once maybe twice a week) just to have what it takes to stay in the game. But that doesn’t include the know how to play the game with the new upgrades that come out every week, which isn’t available in the game. You have to do research on websites to find what is needed to be successful in the game after you have spent hundreds of dollars monthly to have the things you need to stay with the competition!! Use to be a great game but MZ became greedy!!
The Terminator 1/5
While the game is highly addictive and a good strategy game. Players make friendly contacts all over the world which makes the game more fun to play. Downsides to this game are lack of certain features that have been request by players to make the game easier to play have cause many players to be highly annoyed with programmers. Server issues have continued for months which cost players valuable time and lost of rss and troops, especially during KvKs also make players highly annoyed. Additional servers should be add to reduce lags and glitches. Key updates should be added to game. Programmers and developers should listen to players requests more carefully to enhances players needs and wants which will make the game better for all. Players are selling out of the game because the lack of concern game developers have for players requests for refunds due to lags and glitches which cost them $$$, instead the developers chose to freeze the players accts. and ban them from play. Developers should fix the problems rather then block users from playing. Overall a good game, but can be better.
Pay to Win Game 1/5
This app is fun when you first start playing it. Once it has sucked you in, you’ll find that there is no way to grow your stronghold without throwing money at the game.
A few dollars at first, that’s fine - most people don’t mind spending a few dollars for some fun. But then you find that there is no way to progress at anything other than turtle speed without buying their $50 or $100 pack. You’re addicted at this point, and surely you don’t want to waste all those hours you invested into your stronghold. So you buy the $100 pack.
A couple days later when all the bonuses and perks included with your $100 pack are used up, you will find you have no significantly grown - certainly not $100 worth. You will find you spending serious cash on this money is not a one time thing (no mobile game is worth $100 anyways), it’s a regular requirement if you actually want to play the game in a fun way (i.e. not always being the lowest guy on the ladder).
All those big-time strong players with huge power levels and impressive strongholds paid some major league cash to get there. It’s not uncommon for people to rack up thousands or tens of thousands of dollars on apps like these and then file for bankruptcy after having to default on their credit cards.
Don’t get sucked into crap like this. At best you will lose $50-$100 for a month of fun. At worst you could easily screw up your real life due to the financial damage games like these cause.
Apps like this are designed to make you want to spend your hard earned money on digital perks, and they are designed very well. It’s zero-sum, their success is literally at your loss.
Not worth it 2/5
If you really want to play, this game will demand ALL of your time and ALL of your $$. Honestly, it’s not worth it. Buy a tuner car or something. Find a better hobby. Unless you have loads of money and are tired of life in which case by all means have fun.
Mz greed took over 1/5
The best game ever a few years ago but now it's not even worth the time or money anymore 💯 I rather kick rocks then play this up to date game 😒 MZ GET OUT YOUR GEED and make the game great again
Need improvements 4/5
The game itself is great but once you get to a certain level you start getting all this free stuff that helps you make your city better and to level up all your buildings to higher and higher level but once your hero gets to a high level it just stops you can’t level him up any more which makes no sense why level your city to level 1000 if you can only level your hero up to 550 and make all the upgrades at its highest level then stop but you keep getting points so you can upgrade him that is now useless!!!
Money trap game 1/5
By Hans Ginger
I started playing this game several years ago and it was fun. Made friends and had awesome alliances which made the game more engaging. Through time the game became all about spending if you even want to succeed a bit during wars. And i mean this meant serious $$$. Machinezone is merciless and heard all these complaints and will not chain business model because of some millionaires, or machinezone players, who are logged on. Please don’t waste your time and play other games that require less money spending. If you want to make impact, you have to pay $99 per pack weekly or buy several packs. Sad! Hope BBB looks into this fraudulent business
Give it a chance 5/5
This game used to be 11/10, but then they stopped taking care of it a bit. No more monsters, atleast in my kingdom. But that doesn’t change the fact it is still the best strategy game on the market. Sure it can be categorized as pay-to-win. But I know many people who dominate the game and haven’t spent a dime. I really hope MZ picks back up on game of war, because it still has potential. Note to MZ: don’t be so greedy. People will spend money on your game if they enjoy it. Please put kingdom jumping back in the game so I can play with my friends. Thank you!!
Rip Off 1/5
The game not designed for the players to have fun, it’s designed to get as much money from them as possible.
The game advancements are never ending, no one can keep current unless you spend large amounts of money.
Game play stinks 1/5
If your not willing to spend thousands of real dollars, don't bother. Many abusive players, no way of protecting yourself. No way of retaliating.
Nothing has changed 1/5
Below is my original review. In the intervening months the game has only gotten worse. The only reason I haven't deleted the app is to warn others:
In spite of its glitzy commercials on TV featuring Kate Upton, this game isn't worth playing. Unless you are willing to spend big bucks ($100's per month) you will never be able to keep up with the hundreds of players who do. As fodder for the big players you will find it difficult, if not impossible to advance. Additionally, as the game has grown, glitches have multiplied and MZ rarely gets around to fixing them. This makes the game difficult to enjoy. There are many games available that are quite similar (if not identical) to Game of War. My suggestion... try one of the others, you'll be glad you did!
Too expensivve 1/5
After 2 years of playing I decided to quit. If you want to play at a top level you must be prepared to spend $2000 a month. Great game not worth the money.
Do not play this game 1/5
Machine zone are greedy and only care about big spenders unless you want to spend or can spend 100 dollars a day to keep up don’t waste your time. Constantly releasing useless crap just to get money not game of war game of wallets only strategy is how much mz will screw you and how much money they will take.
If You don’t spend money you won’t make it 1/5
I played this game years ago and loved it. I’ve tried to play it again but as many point out, if you are not going to make it in the game. There are many dead accounts because people just can’t afford to keep up with what’s needed to play the game. Even if you diligently try to play, i you don’t spend money you won’t be able to defend yourself from others.
There greedy and constantly releasing new crap everyday do yourself a favor and pass these greedy fools buy!!!!
Don’t bother- all they want is your money 1/5
By Sweet Chickadee
Years ago this was a good game to play with family and friends. Now it’s devolved into just a huge empty money-grubbing wallet vacuum. Old-time players are leaving in droves, and new players have no chance if they don’t spend money. Don’t waste your time here unless you don’t care about your wallet.
Great game 1/5
I was very skeptical about phone games..... I'm a true console gamer. That being said I got to admit this is a great game I have so much fun playing. The only negative I would have to say about it is that it is expensive as hell to play.
Update: I quit playing this game over 2 years ago....it became ridiculously expensive to play if you wanted to be competitive.
Too expensive 1/5
The game isn’t fun anymore. You need money for everything you do, which takes the whole point out. It’s not a strategic game anymore, just a money pit.
Pay to play - Impossible to keep up 1/5
This game used to be so much fun. Now the updates come so fast and furious, it's impossible to actually play. It costs thousands to get your account to even GET attacked, then you lose it in a single attack. Very few huge spenders can actually attack. This is an addicting and expensive game with no return. No fun at all any longer
Money Suckers 1/5
By MZ Official
Too many updates too fast. Blah blah blah. Read the last 1,000 one star reviews. For real. Selfish greedy people. Your game is no fun.
Great game 5/5
By v Seann
Super fun with friends. Alot of detail in the game. A good play.
Serious players 5/5
Fun for the Strategist
Taking over my life 1/5
This game is 24/7. My wife misses me. You'll spend more money than you thought possible. No developer support for problems,must be very, very careful.
2017 edit from 5 to 0
I was addicted for almost 3 years. But this game is now blatantly just a cash grab. When I quit, spending $100 dollars a week kept you up to date. Now you have to spend several hundred a day. LOL, ft. You can’t compete against oil money and developers playing for free.
It’s all about Money 1/5
It starts out fun meeting new people and making friends. You didn’t have to spend a lot of money. Now it’s all about spending money to do anything. There is no reward at the end other then spending thousands of dollars and more hours then I can count. Unless you continue to spend you cannot compete. Don’t play unless you have expendable income.
Money is there only motivation 🤬 1/5
I’ve been playing for a little under a year and after the updates over the weekend it’s safe to say I won’t be playing again. After all the money I’ve spent over that time they are only offering $99 packs... I’ve did the math and thought about it hard... It’s just not worth it... Back to PS4 I go... ✌🏾
The Game is totally trash 1/5
I suggest that you do not get this game, it used to be fun one of best games, now is completely trash..
Not worth money 1/5
Mz has screwed the consumers over stay away from game all MZ wants is money heck with players they’re doing their best to kill the game MZ up to wanting $99 a pack now all that been spent is lost they’re resetting game to get more money lot players are thinking about suing MZ for money they cost them down the drain