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The Order: 1886

Ready at Dawn, SCEA
Feb 20, 2015 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Weak

OpenCritic Rating

62

Top Critic Average

16%

Critics Recommend

IGN
6.5 / 10
Eurogamer
No Recommendation
Metro GameCentral
4 / 10
GamesRadar+
2.5 / 5
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
Polygon
5.5 / 10
GameSpot
5 / 10
Giant Bomb
2 / 5

The Order: 1886 Review Summary

WeakCritic Consensus

The Order: 1886 does ooze originality in its setting and premise, however a lacklustre and short campaign, along with uninspired gameplay makes this PS4 exclusive not worth the cost of entry.


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The Order: 1886 - Launch Trailer | PS4 thumbnail

The Order: 1886 - Launch Trailer | PS4

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Critic Reviews for The Order: 1886

Though a stylish adventure, The Order: 1886 emphasizes its cinematic polish at the crippling cost of gameplay freedom.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

The Order: 1886 isn't a disaster, nor is it a particularly good game. It's a hollow diversion, entertaining but outmoded and caught somewhere between a medium it repeatedly fumbles and one it fails to effectively embrace.

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Beneath the technical wonder this is just a dull, aimless Gears Of War clone – where the attempts at storytelling are just as boring and lifeless as the action.

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Worthy in its (assumed) intent, and visually spellbinding, The Order's archaic, player-detached approaches to interaction and narrative make it a dated and instantly forgettable experience.

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A beautifully realized world that sacrifices more involved gameplay in the name of cinematic presentation

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Though it nails some of the fundamentals, The Order: 1886 has been released without answering the essential question of what it offers that other games aren't already doing better.

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The Order: 1886 is a boring collection of game cliches that betrays its fascinating premise.

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There's a word for games like The Order: 1886. Rental.

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