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Phoenix Point - Some Reviews

Discussion in 'Game/SP News & Comments' started by RPGWatch, Dec 5, 2019.

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    [​IMG]Some reviews for Phoenix Point:

    Strategy Gamer - 4/5

    PC Gamer - 77/100

    GodIsAGeek - 9/10

    PC GamesN - 8/10

    Rock Paper Shotgun

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    There's slow-burn greatness in Phoenix Point. It's a game where you might be exploring a site, bracing for ambush, but instead find an abandoned theme park dedicated to a novelty boy band of hedge fund managers called the Lucrative Lads. Where you dread the thud of a parasitic worm dropping from a roof to the ground at your feet. Where the cold utilitarianism trained by XCOM slowly melts, and ideology begins to influence your diplomacy. It's warmer, stranger, than its genremates. But it's harder work to enjoy. Like its most outlandish guns and powerful armours, it takes a few hours' research to get there.

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    Eurogamer

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    Playing Phoenix Point has been a powerful propulsion back through my past, pinballing me through 25 years of alien-fighting nostalgia. And if I still find myself returning to it again, keen to blow the floor out from under another tentacled terror the moment I finish this review, then you know it's got much more right than wrong. Even if I never reach the end, I will still have enjoyed the journey, and the friends (soldiers) I met (renamed as my friends) along the way.

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