The Medium

Rating Summary

Based on 151 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

63%

Critics Recommend

Based on 151 critic reviews
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92 / 100
Jan 27, 2021

A third-person horror game that's elevated by some of the sharpest writing and acting in the genre.

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Recommended
Jan 27, 2021

Bloober Team goes back to the classics for possibly its best effort yet.

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8 / 10.0
Jan 27, 2021

Brilliantly paced and palpably tense, The Medium is a psychological horror adventure that's all thriller and no filler.

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GamesRadar+

Top Critic

Jan 27, 2021

The Medium tries to do a lot but never really seems to stop and see if any of it's working.

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Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

4 / 10
Jan 28, 2021

Instead of high-tech thrills and survival horror chills, this disappointingly mundane thriller struggles to impress with a muddled narrative and unengaging gameplay.

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6.5 / 10.0
Jan 30, 2021
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6.8 / 10.0
Jan 27, 2021

This is a horror game with more tedium than tension

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9 / 10
Jan 27, 2021

The Medium is a terrifying but compelling exploration of duality that uses the horror of personal trauma to craft a memorable tale.

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Unscored
Jan 27, 2021

The Medium starts off personal and poignant, but ends in cliché

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Unscored
Jan 27, 2021

In a different reality, I could see this game being something special. And it might, like so many other horror games and movies, go on to become a cult classic. But in this realm, for me, it just doesn’t come together.

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