Ultra Age Reviews

Ultra Age is ranked in the 37th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
70 / 100
Sep 9, 2021

In Ultra Age we are going to find a good action game that will test our reflexes. While it is true that their ideas are original and the desire to do things as best as possible within its possibilities is noticeable, its problems are evident and it falls short in important areas such as combat or exploration. Even so, it is a good game that will entertain us until the end.

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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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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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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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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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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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Noisy Pixel
Jalil Shareef
7.5 / 10.0
Sep 9, 2021

Ultra Age is a no-brainer for indie action game fans. The adventure features seamless gameplay, fun boss designs, a low price, and the potential to create a franchise. It challenges the player to pay attention to enemy movements, create new playstyles and understand the game mechanics to the fullest while keeping it fun and creative. While the story has its shortcomings, I am sure with some added detail in the future; it can become a hit of its own.

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6 / 10.0
Sep 9, 2021

Ultra Age executes a very fun and engaging combat system with bosses that were unique and great to fight. However, introducing so many combat mechanics with its many swords and never using them during boss fights is a major letdown. The story was basic and the dynamic of Age and Helvis never grew over the journey in the many boxed-in levels. Thus, I can not recommend this game since the only enjoyment to be found is in its combat. But the game never felt boring, and it shows the clear ambitions that weren’t executed well by two indie studios. While I won’t remember the journey Age and Helvis went through in the years to come, I will remember the fun I had with its combat.

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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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7 / 10.0
Sep 10, 2021

As it stands Ultra Age is one of the most impressive small-scale 3D action games you can get a hold of.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 13, 2021

Ultra Age certainly offers a unique experience, making it a great addition to the action genre. The elaborate look and the frantic combat are its biggest highlights. Even so, the impression is that the game is not fully exploiting its potential, which can be corrected in a possible sequel.

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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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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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7 / 10.0
Sep 20, 2021

In a nutshell, Ultra Age reeks of low budget jank, but its (awful) presentation is deceiving. This is actually a surprisingly competent hack ‘n’ slash that respects its sources of inspiration, all while adding some interesting elements of its own.

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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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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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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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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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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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Sep 27, 2021

"Time-traveling without a clear destination."

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