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Styx: Master of Shadows

Rating Summary

Based on 41 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

31%

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Based on 41 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 7, 2014
Xbox OneOct 7, 2014
PCOct 7, 2014

Developer: Cyanide

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Genres: Adventure, RPG

Styx: Master of Shadows is an infiltration game with RPG elements taking place in a dark fantasy universe, where you sneak, steal and assassinate your way through as Styx, a Goblin two-centuries of age.

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Admirably open levels that reward exploration means there's high replay value if you're prepared to overlook the back-tracking.

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IGN

7.2 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

Styx gets its hardcore stealth right, but its controls and platform elements fall short.

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Clunky combat, bad AI, and so-so stealth leave Styx lingering in the shadows of mediocrity.

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A challenging, well-designed stealth game only let down by irritating combat and a lack of visual flair.

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