Song in the Smoke

Rating Summary

Based on 5 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

100%

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JVL

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16 / 20
Nov 3, 2021

With its immersive gameplay with natural gestures, Song in the Smoke proves to be a real SURVIVAL GAME in VR with a focus on experimentation and in which everything can change from one moment to the next.

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87 / 100
Oct 26, 2021

It’s always a struggle to describe in words, or even show in videos, how immersive and enveloping a VR experience is when done right. SITS will suck you in and bring out your inner caveman. 17-Bit has nailed it with this game. It’s truly an excellent VR experience.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 13, 2021

Song in the Smoke excels with fantastic controls and VR mechanics, accomplishing some things that veteran VR developers still struggle with. A full-sized, immersive experience, Song in the Smoke is not easy, but it is engaging and fun.

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7 / 10.0
Oct 19, 2021

Song in the Smoke is an excellent survival game that creates a genuine sense of dread as you manage your resources and explore often unforgiving environments. The setting is interesting, and while the visual textures can suffer a bit at times and the actual combat was a bit off for me, the sense of discovery while exploring new places was an immersive thrill.

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Oct 7, 2021

There is a vague story to Song in the Smoke and cutscenes that guide the player through their boss fights. The tips for how to defeat bosses or draw them out are revealed in a creative and immersive way. The environment and music, as well as constant sounds made by other creatures, make Song in the Smoke a truly mesmerizing experience. Players will feel the dread of traversing dangerous areas, and the satisfaction of defeating a powerful boss. Song in the Smoke is an unrivaled VR survival game with horror elements, and it gives players complete freedom to explore, hunt in, and conquer the treacherous wilderness.

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