Ultra Age Reviews

Ultra Age is ranked in the 37th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
7 / 10.0
Sep 9, 2021

Ultra Age is a graphically dated action game, but it has a combat system that can offer an interesting rate and level of challenge.

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6.5 / 10.0
Sep 24, 2021

Whatever side of the line you land on, the constant will be that Ultra Age is a lot of fun to play. While its systems might not be deep; the enjoyment of juggling combos/blades and enemies is worth the 7 hour length.

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Sep 9, 2021

Ultra Age is a really fun fast-paced action game that shouldn’t be missed by fans of the genre. It may be lacking in certain areas but makes up for it with its addictively satisfying combat mechanics. The game will take about 6-7 hours to complete, so it is not the longest and there isn’t much replay value. But the visuals are amazing and a real testament to what indie developers are capable of at the moment.

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79 / 100
Sep 9, 2021

I suppose most players’ enjoyment from Ultra Age will be tied to whether or not they find the game’s shortcomings intention, or unintentional; charming or breaking. I am writing this review from the point of view that Ultra Age is an intentional throwback to early PS2 third person action games. The look and tone is hilarious and non-sensical, but the gameplay is tight. So if you’re looking for something similar to a Devil May Cry, but thought Onechanbara was terrible, Ultra Age might be what you’re looking for. It plays better than something like Deadly Premonition, but doesn’t have quite the intentional derp of Metal Wolf Chaos. I’d say it sits nicely in the realm of something like God Hand. And if this is just a poorly presented game, it fooled me, and is still tons of fun to play.

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6 / 10.0
Sep 16, 2021

If we were to evaluate exclusively the ultra Age combat system we would not hesitate to say that it is a small pearl. Unfortunately, however, we find ourselves having to consider the entire package and it is therefore impossible not to take into account the serious problems of this production, ranging from level design to the graphic sector, passing through some very questionable gameplay choices.

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7 / 10
Sep 9, 2021

Ultra Age is a solid indie hack-and-slash effort that delivers some fast-paced combat and a handful of unique mechanics to keep its battles interesting. It may have some ropey voice-acting, the graphics have predictably been dialled back on Switch and there's the occasional frame rate wobble here and there, but overall this is a surprisingly decent budget effort that's well worth taking a look at if you're hankering for some Devil May Cry-style action.

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7 / 10.0
Oct 12, 2021

Ultra Age may not be a complete package, offering little outside it's compelling combat. However, the moment to moment gameplay is incredibly enjoyable, even if the Nintendo Switch version of the game is noticeably stripped back.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 21, 2021

Ultra Age bets it all on its own style of conventional combat and mostly succeeds as a result.

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6 / 10.0
Sep 19, 2021

An action slasher in the vein of Devil May Cry, Ultra Age is a post-apocalyptic tale of a boy and his robot, fighting their way to the truth. With a large variety of blades and some minor performance issues, players are in for a good time (if they can ignore the voice acting).

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Cubed3
Top Critic
5 / 10
Jun 21, 2022

Clearly a budget title, even looking past some of the obvious flaws like the laughably bad voice acting or the older console generation looking characters, the core game itself - fighting - leaves a lot to be desired. Enemies largely are punching bags with annoyingly large HP pools, but the game is unforgiving with how long there is between being able to save. Ultra Age had some clear potential but it really needed its quality spread across all aspects, the bad parts drag the rest of it down making it largely passable.

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8 / 10.0
Jun 17, 2022

Ultra Age is a fun third-person action game that has a great combat system, interesting story, and great dialogue between the main character and his cyborg buddy. If you like NieR or Devil May Cry this is a great title for a good price.

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5.5 / 10.0
Apr 13, 2022

Ultra Age gets the combat mostly right. While it isn't perfect, the combat system feels fluid enough that you can make a spectacle of dashing around mobs and tagging them with dazzling combos. Everything else about it feels half-baked, from the pacing to the story to the sound and pick-up system. Those who crave action may overlook these things because the combat is good enough, but those who are looking for something with better quality would be better served looking elsewhere first.

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Oct 19, 2021

At the end of the day, Ultra Age is a middle of the pack action thing that has the basic mechanics of the genre down, but doesn’t do anything to stand out, and it has some real balancing issues. but struggles to balance difficulty progression as well as pushing boundaries in the genre. Unfortunately for the developers, this is one genre in which we are spoiled for choice, both in terms of finding challenging games to enjoy, and complex, thought-provoking experiences.

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DVS Gaming
Top Critic
8 / 10
Sep 22, 2021

Ultra Age isn’t a flawless classic by any means. But Next Stage has created a surprisingly enjoyable hack-and-slasher, thanks to a weapons system that continues to evolve and some exciting action. It also doesn’t look bad either, though the voice acting isn’t entirely up to snuff. Sure, it could’ve been better, but this sword is still plenty sharp. And that’s good news for a game that some might have feared would show its…age?

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75 / 100
Sep 9, 2021

Ultra Age, considering its limitations, is a good action game that suffers from its excessive and unfulfilled ambition at some points. Combat is its best quality, therefore, it is recommended for those who like the genre and can accept an option with a lower budget.

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8 / 10.0
Sep 9, 2021

I had a blast with Ultra Age and will continue to play this long after this review is written and posted. Even though its narrative is a little thin in its 15+ hour runtime, it truly is the stylish and adrenaline pumping combat that keeps you coming back for more and elevates Ultra Age to the tier of great Switch titles.

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Sep 27, 2021

"Time-traveling without a clear destination."

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7 / 10
Nov 20, 2021

High paced action, with climatic boss fights, a sharp and slick weapon management system, and a very welcoming combat system aren't harmed by the game's rather dated graphics and its underachieving plot, and the fun that can be extracted from this experience has made Ultra Age more than earn its place within the Nintendo Switch catalogue.

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6.5 / 10.0
Sep 25, 2021

Visual Dart and Next Stage have in Ultra Age a diamond in the rough, conveying the feeling of not having been sufficiently polished. Ultra Age reveals itself as a title with an interesting premise with a very rewarding combat system, but with some serious problems at key points in the experience. For this reason, we cannot in good conscience affirm that they do not tarnish the experience as a whole. Still, we believe that if there is ever an "Ultra Age 2" (following the sugestion of the after the end credits scene) we can see this saga in a bigger picture in the videogames business.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 22, 2021

Ultra Age is an excellent title for those who are looking for action inspired by classics of the hack ’n’ slash genre, but who don't want to be stuck with the familiar games of this genre. Its biggest highlight is a fluid, fast and addictive gameplay full of style and effects that fill the eyes. The plot and visuals aren't her strongest point, but that's a detail you can wipe away to really enjoy the game.

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