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Hard West

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

34%

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Based on 36 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCNov 18, 2015

Developer: CreativeForge Games

Publisher: Gambitious Digital Entertainment

Genres: Adventure, RPG, Strategy

Welcome to the Wild West like you’ve never seen it before. When a tragic turn of events sets one man down a path of supernatural chaos and revenge, he must brutally hunt down all those whom wronged him. Follow Warren on his descent into the darkest recesses of the human soul, and try to survive in a world full of hard choices and even harder consequences. Because in this world, death is a constant presence and the black pacts which you make with forces beyond human comprehension will forever haunt all those around you. Fight and survive through 8 unique story-based scenarios, and try your hand at more than 40 individually designed turn-based combat missions. Journey deeper into the world of Hard West and meet a colorful cast of playable characters whose fates are intimately intertwined with yours. Together you will need to make divisive choices to uncover the ultimate plans of the ancient powers at play, as you unravel a deep narrative storyline featuring multiple endings depending on the choices you make during the game.

Hard West Critic Reviews

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Hard West isn't the deepest game of its kind, but it does a good job of walking the line between cold, hard tactics, and Weird West-style personality. Its mystically-inspired abilities add a fun twist to the X-Com formula, even if they do remove some of the need for tactical forsight. A richer world outside of combat would have been nice, but as is, Hard West still presents a fun, unique take on turn-based tactics.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Rough round the edges and clunky in parts, Hard West's refreshing take on turn-based strategy is still worth saddling up for.

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The presentation is aced, but Hard West's turn-based combat is too rote to be engrossing.

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Hard West is a satisfyingly creepy mash-up of six-gun horror and tactical combat.

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