Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power

Rating Summary

Based on 28 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

19%

Critics Recommend

Based on 28 critic reviews
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No Recommendation / Blank
Aug 27, 2015

Trine 3's vibrant world and creative physics puzzles are as appealing as ever, but the transition to 3D is a painful one.

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6 / 10
Aug 26, 2015

The move into 3D has produced some staggeringly pretty visuals, but when it comes to the controls and running time this usually enjoyable action puzzler suffers badly as a result.

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7 / 10
Aug 26, 2015

Artifacts of Power hits most of the right marks. . . . At the same time, there's a feeling that the game lost something when it went fully 3D.

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Unscored
Aug 22, 2015
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40 / 100
Aug 25, 2015

Trine 3 is an incomplete mess that feels like the game's creators just ran out of time (despite four months in Steam Early Access). The graphics, art style, and landscapes are stunning, but aren't enough to make Trine 3 a game worth your time.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jan 7, 2016

While not the best version of the game, the PS4 version still plays and looks great. People looking for an online experience should go to the PC version for that, but at the same time, if you have a buddy to play locally with you, you can have a really great time traversing the beautiful environments and solving the puzzles. Sure, it's a bit short, but the time I had with it was a really fun one.

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5 / 10
Jan 6, 2016

We extend our sympathies toward Frozenbyte since Trine 3's weaknesses are due to unforeseen costs that exceeded its budget, but this doesn't alter the reality of the game's state. While it may surpass expectations as a picturesque fairy tale come to life with a lovely score and promising tale, your childlike wonder will fade and be cut short due to abrupt closure, trite puzzle-solving, and dumbed-down gameplay that spells a fumble for this middling entry.

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8 / 10.0
Sep 2, 2015

Trine 3 is an absolutely charming and wonderful game. If you have two other friends and want to play this together, it's absolutely a must. Even with its shorter game time, the amount of fun and charm you'll have with friends can't be beat.

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65 / 100
Sep 3, 2015

Trine 3: the Artifacts of Power, in its current state, is an unfinished game. Priced at $23.99 with little chance of completion, and no confirmation from the developer on whether the story will ever be finished, the result is a tough sell. And one that I can't recommend buying into.

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7.8 / 10.0
Jan 18, 2016

While Trine 3 would've benefitted from a much greater length, less frustrating puzzles and online co-op, what's here will more than suit fans of the series. The new 3D direction takes getting used to, but really incorporates into the developer's vision remarkably; and the visuals are quite stunning at times. If you're a fan of the series, this is a must. If not, maybe this could make you become one, despite the shortcomings.

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