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Outer Wilds

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Genre: Adventure, Indie, Puzzle

Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch

The newest member of the space program in a small village on the planet Timber Hearth, the player navigates a space shuttle and travels across their solar system to get to the bottom of its mysteries by exploring the cosmos and gathering the knowledge hidden within each of the system's planets, left behind by another civilization in the distant past.


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Based on 92
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Based on 7
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ChicoDorado
4 reviews

Great 100%

Very interesting way to tell a very interesting story, an adventure like anything else, unique, with smart and satisfactory puzzles. I cannot say anything bad about this game. Exploration is very rewarding, there are details and clues in every corner of the game, everything is useful either to resolve puzzles or to undestand better the story behind everything that is happening in the game. Controls are fine with a gamepad, devs recommend using ... Read More
Jan-Sablatura
24 reviews

10%

Interesting story. The game brings up your inner space traveler. But the overall amazing game and the very deep story are killed by very bad controls, especially if you're on PC without a controller. It doesn't have any character development, no skill tree, anything that would make your travels easier the more you try. So you can get into situations where you don't feel any progress at all, just redoing the same thing over and over, diving into d... Read More

Positive points
amazing story, it can be finished in a matter of a few minutes, but I'm pretty sure most players won't finish the game (talking about the best possible ending)
Negative points
game killed by bad controls and endless repetition
TheFredobar
57 reviews

Great 100%

Truly inventive game design and fascinating story. The way this game encourages exploration is brilliant. It doesnt sponfeed you with waypoints etc, you just explore a brilliantly designed galaxy at your own pace. Although theres no strict goals as such there is just enough guidance to keep you moving forward at all times. The world design is stellar, the use of quantum sci fi, a mystery which was unravelled masterfully (leaving me a little unsu... Read More