XIII

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

33

Top Critic Average

6%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews
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1.5 / 5.0
Nov 30, 2020

With the brilliant heights that remakes of Resident Evil 2, for example, achieved last year, it felt inevitable that a remake like XIII would stand as the exact opposite result in that regard.

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D+
Nov 30, 2020

You can easily imagine a world where the XIII remake is a success, but sadly this isn’t that world. Broken is about the nicest thing that can be said about this remaster that is somehow worse than the original.

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IGN Italy
Stefano Castagnola

Top Critic

4.8 / 10.0
Nov 15, 2020

XIII Remake could've been a nice way to relive a classic FPS tale, but it's filled with too many bugs, glitches and technical issues. Maybe with future patches it can overcome its problems but right now you're just better off playing the original instead: it's cheap and it's still the best way to experience XIII.

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3 / 10.0
Nov 18, 2020

XIII is a disastrous remake that probably never should have been made. The franchise's cult classic status officially has a major blemish in this remake. It's almost impossible to find anything positive to say about it because every aspect is just so broken and bland. If you want to get into the franchise, read the graphic novel but do yourself a favor and avoid this remake at all costs.

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5 / 10.0
Nov 20, 2020

Microids' remake of XIII is the equivalent of injecting a deadly virus into the structure of the original game that results in nothing more than corruption.

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3 / 10
Nov 12, 2020

As it feels older than the original, except for its visuals, and is full of bugs and glitches, this new version of XIII will not be fondly remembered.

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2 / 10.0
Nov 18, 2020

PlayMagic's XIII may get better after several patches, but right now it's a broken, buggy mess that plays like a generic shooter and looks worse than the 2003 original. If you really want to play XIII, go play that instead.

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39 / 100
Nov 18, 2020

One tiny step forward and three huge leaps backwards. Some minor modern improvements fail to mask the failures of this remake. If you want the best experience, the 2003 original is the definitive edition.

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Nov 18, 2020

XIII makes a return as a remake of the 2003 original. It's a game that should have stayed in the past where it belonged.

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2 / 10.0
Nov 15, 2020

Such an offensive slap to all fans of the original game and to all gamers in general.

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