Game of Thrones: Episode Six - The Ice Dragon

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

42%

Critics Recommend

Based on 36 critic reviews
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Dan Stapleton

Top Critic

6.7 / 10.0
Nov 17, 2015

We knew this wasn't going to end in happiness for the Forresters - if it had, I'd be crying foul that it didn't feel like Game of Thrones at all. The problem is that sense of inevitability mixes with the lack of resolution for major parts of the plot in an unappealing way. Most of what this uneven season finale has to offer is found in a few strong moments and continued hope for answers to questions in a hypothetical season 2.

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Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

5 / 10
Nov 18, 2015

An unsatisfying end to what has been Telltale's weakest game of recent years, with Game Of Thrones proving a poor fit for their usual formula.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 17, 2015

The finale races by without pause, stuttering periodically with character logic, but is largely successful in making the player want to see more

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8 / 10
Nov 17, 2015

Game of Thrones' finale includes surprising twists, gut-wrenching decisions, and myriad branching paths, encouraging you to return to Westeros one more time.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 17, 2015

The Ice Dragon caps off a year of fretting and worrying. Telltale's take on Game of Thrones has been spot-on in that regard. Now that it's over it's almost a relief, even with a bleak end.

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8 / 10
Nov 17, 2015

Out of the six episodes, The Ice Dragon stands head and shoulders above the rest. Although this was to be expected, as with most story-driven games, this final instalment does a grand job in showing just how cinematic Telltale's adventure series have grown while passionately adhering to source material.

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Nov 17, 2015

Game of Thrones: Episode 6 is a fitting conclusion, but the series as a whole has faltered to the point that many will find it unsatisfying. If you were seeking redemption from this finale you will find a little, but not enough to put this into the usual realm of Telltale excellence.

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6.5 / 10.0
Nov 17, 2015

TellTale's meandering Game of Thrones ends with an episode that is very much like the rest of the series. Just "alright".

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94 / 100
Nov 17, 2015

Telltale has put together an incredible Game of Thrones story. I've said all along in my previous reviews that I am happier with this than the television show proper, and I stand by that. I still can't wait for HBO's next season to debut, but I'm far more interested in seeing what happens with this story.

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8.5 / 10.0
Dec 15, 2015

The final episode in Telltale's episodic series raises more questions than it answers, but doesn't lack for action or drama

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