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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

Electronic Arts, PopCap
Feb 25, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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PC Gamer
79 / 100
7.8 / 10
8 / 10
3.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
6.5 / 10
7 / 10
8.5 / 10

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare Review Summary

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is a fantastic and fresh new take on the online shooter genre with its wacky humour and impressive gameplay. Critics agree that this a fantastic addition to the Plants VS Zombies franchise

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Critic Reviews for Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

The freshest shooter to sprout in recent memory, PvZ is shackled by asinine DRM.

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7.8 / 10.0

Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare does right by its namesake, putting the characters and charm to good use.

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It never hits the heights of Battlefield in its pomp, Call of Duty at its slickest or Titanfall in its explosive beta, but at its best Garden Warfare stirs the same emotions; the panic, the triumph, the tension and the elation. Whether anyone will stick with it once the Titans Are Ready is unsure, but PopCap has overachieved and delivered one of the most likeable games on next-generation hardware anywhere. Quite simply, I dig it.

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Garden Warfare is a fun, polished shooter, and what it lacks in gameplay depth it more than makes up for with fun cosmetic gear you'll actually want to unlock.

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Metro GameCentral

7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The least brown shooter ever made, with the colourful graphics and accessible controls supported by an imaginative and surprisingly well-crafted online experience.

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Already-limited offerings are diminished by a quasi-free-to-play monetization scheme

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The gameplay of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is standard stuff, but the game's lighthearted tone makes it an appealing multiplayer shooter that stands out from the crowd.

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Plants vs. Zombies is an elevating factor in a tired genre

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