Gods Will Fall

Rating Summary

Based on 46 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

64

Top Critic Average

35%

Critics Recommend

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Jan 29, 2021

Numinous landscapes and skull-rattling combat combine in this leftfield classic

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84 / 100
Jan 28, 2021

An inventive Souls-meets-roguelike that frustrates and delights in equal measure.

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65 / 100
Jan 29, 2021

Quotation forthcoming.

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5.5 / 10.0
Feb 3, 2021

Gods Will Fall tries to reinterpret the roguelike genre and some ideas show that the theoretical potential to do so is there, but the problem is that the technical structure ruins any good intuition (such as faulty AI). On the Switch, the rough controls also increase frustration.

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8 / 10.0
Jan 28, 2021

Gods Will Fall knows how to mix roguelike concepts in his own way with challenging and fun combat. Small flaws in control will cloud the bottom line, but it will delight everyone who is drawn to his particular proposition. Very honest with its price, too.

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Feb 4, 2021

While it has some positive elements that may still make it worth checking out, Gods Will Fall's procedurally generated difficulty hurts itself more than it really helps in the long run.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jan 29, 2021

Gods Will Fall is a solid adventure with some cool ideas that will satisfy your craving for challenge while it lasts.

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8 / 10
Jan 29, 2021

Despite a sliding scale of difficulty and cheap boss tactics, Gods Will Fall has the improbable ability to endear itself to those it hurts most. Both masochists and newcomers alike will find something to love in this short, but challenging, Celtic ass-kicker.

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8 / 10.0
Jan 29, 2021

Gods Will Fall is a well-focused action-oriented dungeon-crawling soulslike with procedural generation. Only the procedural generation is on the difficulty, allowing for developers Clever Beans to have handcrafted each dungeon in a stunning hand-brushed art style and have each playthrough feel that bit different, as the increased difficulty of a particular dungeon brings new creatures, paths, and opportunities. While not perfect, some things like the rather barren overworld as well as some bugs standing out, the character development, emergent storytelling and tight combat does more than enough to let this stand out.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jan 29, 2021

When a new idea arises in a genre where recycling is the new normal, it's always good news: and this is the case with Gods Will Fall, who reminds us that challenging the gods is quite the gamble. Unfortunately, even if the idea is clever enough to be appreciable even when it causes anger, it does not appear to be supported by an equally valid gameplay. The boss fights with the giant gods are quite entertaining to play, but the tons of repetitive battles against uninteresting enemies that you have to face to get there feel way less intriguing.

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