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Forgive Me Father

Byte Barrel, 1C Entertainment
Apr 7, 2022 - PC
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

55%

Critics Recommend

IGN Italy
8.3 / 10
God is a Geek
7 / 10
Game Rant
4 / 5
The Games Machine
7.5 / 10
Everyeye.it
6 / 10
AusGamers
6 / 10
TechRaptor
5.5 / 10
GameSkinny
7 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Forgive Me Father

Forgive me Father has confirmed alla the good things seen in the Early Access version and is a candidate to become one of the best old-fashioned FPS of the year.

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Forgive Me Father is certainly atmospheric and a lot of fun, although fans of retro boomer shooters will find much more to like than those who prefer a more modern approach.

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Overall, however, this is a one-of-a-kind horror FPS delight. All the game’s nuances and features come together to craft an ode to H.P. Lovecraft that the author himself would be proud of. With incredible gunplay, myriad secrets to uncover, a gorgeous aesthetic, and memorable boss encounters, its technical issues don’t quite stop Forgive Me Father from being something a die-hard FPS fanatic looking for a fresh, new experience should miss out on.

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A peculiar FPS that will appeal to those who love H.P. Lovecraft, to those who miss the legendary DOOM of the past and to those who are ready to ignore some flaws in the name of old-fashioned fun.

Review in Italian | Read full review

Forgive Me Father is a Doom-clone as many are seeing in the last period. A concentration of extreme splatter, comic graphics, Lovecraftian suggestions and some small RPG ambitions that however ends up collapsing under the weight of some anachronistic and superficial game and level design choices.

Review in Italian | Read full review

In the end it’s hard to look at this as anything but a missed opportunity, where the mix of old and new doesn’t quite come together. The horror aspirations amount to little more than set dressing. Fast-paced shooting is where Forgive Me Father settles, a place where enemies move in predefined patterns and strafing is just about all you need to do to survive. As fun as that can be in doses, there’s little incentive to keep going once you realise that’s all there is.

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Forgive Me Father is a painfully average shooter that has a lot of good ideas on paper, but never executes them effectively. As a result, its disjointed areas, upgrade system, and overall level of polish leaves much to be desired.

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Forgive Me Father mixes the tried and true mechanics of classic FPS's with an atmosphere so thick it couldn't be cut through with a hail of bullets.

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