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Darkest Dungeon

Rating Summary

Based on 77 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

93%

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Darkest Dungeon Reviews Summary

Summary: Darkest Dungeon is a difficult game, but one that rewards. Critics are saying that its dark atmosphere, its punishing but fair gameplay mechanics and its twisted visuals all fit well on any platform you can find it on

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 26, 2016
PCJan 19, 2016

Developer: Red Hook Studios

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment

Genre: Roguelike

Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes through twisted forests, forgotten warrens, ruined crypts, and beyond. You'll battle not only unimaginable foes, but stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Uncover strange mysteries, and pit the heroes against an array of fearsome monsters with an innovative strategic turn-based combat system.

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Punishing and beautifully crafted, Darkest Dungeon is cruelty at its classiest.

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A wonderfully executed, brilliantly stressful reinvention of party-based dungeon-crawling, Darkest Dungeon is great fun, even when it's cruel.

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IGN

9.1 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

Darkest Dungeon is a grim and merciless tactical strategy game whose great tension comes from its many layers of complexity, unpredictable randomization, and willingness to put our fragile characters in mortal danger if we dare to venture into its depths in search of treasure and glory. Brilliant narration and stiff yet surprisingly expressive animation make it easy to be drawn into its vague but tantalizing world, though the end feels artificially out of reach.

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A fantastically well designed and presented roguelike, that makes your heroes' mental health just as important as their physical well-being.

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