Valiant Hearts: Coming Home Reviews

Valiant Hearts: Coming Home is ranked in the 30th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
7 / 10
Mar 28, 2024

What Valiant Hearts: Coming Home lacks in engaging gameplay, it more than makes up for in story and characterisation, and on these specific terms it is an unprecedented success. With a historical authenticity that would make many AAA games green with envy, the developer tells a brave and deeply moving tale with seeming ease. Valiant Hearts: Coming Home certainly doesn't pull its punches, and is all the better for it.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jan 31, 2023

It's really cool that Valiant Hearts: Coming Home exists. Not only because it is the sequel-completion of one of the most beautiful products ever created by Ubisoft, but also because it was chosen to use it as a forerunner towards a new method of distribution – of which it is still too early to understand consequences and developments, but which if applied to video games like him is an opportunity to bring to light the educational and thematic value, as well as a mere entertainment product, of the video game.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 23, 2024

Despite the issues listed, it's worth [playing it]. It's not necessary to have played the previous title to understand and appreciate the story but it's really worth experimenting it to feel the gut punches and heart pain even deeper.

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Lee Mehr
Top Critic
5.5 / 10.0
Apr 7, 2024

Even after correcting some of its predecessor's foibles, Coming Home reveals that the series' core gameplay & storytelling contradictions remain deeply entrenched.

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8 / 10.0
Mar 29, 2024

Valiant Hearts: Coming Home presents an emotional experience with a realistic and moving perspective of World War I, highlighting the challenges those who lived in this historical period faced. Despite the gameplay simplicity, which may not please all players, it's an experience worth checking out, especially for those who have already gone through the previous title.

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