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Cobalt

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

50%

Critics Recommend

Based on 15 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneFeb 2, 2016
PCFeb 2, 2016

Developer: Oxeye Game Studio

Publisher: Mojang

Genre: Platformer

Cobalt is mostly about playing as a cute robot with a passion for 2D battles packed with extreme slow-mo and combat rolls.

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IGN

4.5 / 10.0
IGN

There's a pretty good game buried somewhere inside Cobalt, obscured by layers of poor balancing and technical glitches. The energetic combat and fun weapons make multiplayer a neat pick-up-and-play experience, but the bungled and buggy story mode just doesn't cut it. Cobalt left me feeling blue.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Generous and surprising, Cobalt's also blessed with central mechanics that are a joy to master.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A boldly inventive 2D shooter that asks a lot of its players but rewards them with one of the most versatile action games of recent months.

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Polygon

7 / 10.0
Polygon

Cobalt is like realizing an old favorite isn't quite what you remembered

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