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PixelJunk Raiders

Rating Summary

Based on 10 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

57

Top Critic Average

20%

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Based on 10 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Google StadiaMar 1, 2021

Developer: q-games

Publisher: q-games

Genre: Action

In PixelJunk Raiders, players take on the role of an ambitious young mercenary sent down to the surface of Planet Tantal to rescue the indigenous Tantallian race from a mysterious Anomaly and the invading alien forces emerging from it. The arrival of the Anomaly has interfered with conventional travel, our brave but inexperienced mercenary must make use of the SYRIX 1200 avatar system to rescue the inhabitants and investigate the reasons for the Anomaly’s sudden appearance. With limited aid and armaments, the mercenary must scavenge what weapons and resources they can in order to survive.

PixelJunk Raiders Critic Reviews

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PixelJunk Raiders may look like an inventive and colorful world to wander around, but it stumbles hard when it comes to darn near everything else that makes a roguelike fun.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A neat aesthetic can't disguise poor combat and a lack of anything to do.

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PixelJunk Raiders plays like an interactive sci-fi album cover from the 70s; one full of Vangelis off-cuts that you're going to try and share with a bunch of your friends despite the fact they're more interested in Rod Stewart.

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PixelJunk Raiders is not completely to be thrown away because it has some interesting ideas, but this is not enough to make it stand out compared to other roguelikes: it is the classic wasted opportunity because it never manages to fully convince.

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