Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

Rating Summary

Based on 35 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

24%

Critics Recommend

Based on 35 critic reviews
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7 / 10
Jun 1, 2020

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is a beautiful homage to the games that started the Rescue Team franchise.

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Culture of Gaming
Oscar Navarro
6.5 / 10.0
Mar 24, 2020

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is a bit of a mixed bag. While it excels in keeping (and sometimes improving) the elements that fans adore from its predecessors, these same elements can result in a dated gameplay design. Newcomers that would have probably enjoyed the wonderful plot and presentation that earned the series its current reputation might be put off by the game’s archaic gameplay. Grindy combat and bland dungeons hold it back from reaching its fullest potential. It’s disappointing to say, but both Rescue Team DX and the Mystery Dungeon series as a whole require a bit more of leveling up before they truly amaze.

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Mar 12, 2020

Mystery Dungeon DX gets the story right, but ultimately fails to deliver on everything else.

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Eurogamer

Top Critic

No Recommendation / Blank
Mar 4, 2020

Pok'mon Mystery Dungeon DX is pleasant and cheery, but for every moment of depth there's an accompanying frustration.

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Jan 29, 2017

"Dungeon crawling is getting old, but Pokemon have feelings too."

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74%
May 5, 2016

When I think of the positives, I find a game that is mechanically decent but presents an interesting narrative worth experiencing. For me, however, the dungeon exploring became stale very quickly, and I only forced my way through the game because of the plot line.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 22, 2016

Great in sprints, but tedium might put off players looking for deeper experiences.

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games(TM)
games™ Team

Top Critic

6 / 10
Mar 16, 2016

There's loads to do but it's all too samey

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3 / 5.0
Mar 8, 2016

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon has good lessons to learn, but chief among them might be persistence: dungeon crawling is tiresome.

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4 / 5.0
Feb 23, 2016

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon on Nintendo 3DS starts slow but proves itself to be the series' most complete package yet — perfect for fans and newcomers alike.

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