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Moon Hunters

Kitfox Games
Mar 10, 2016 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation Vita, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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Critics Recommend

5 / 10
Windows Central
4.5 / 5
Push Square
6 / 10
PlayStation LifeStyle
5.5 / 10
We Got This Covered
4 / 5
Nintendo Life
8 / 10
6.7 / 10
We Got This Covered
3.5 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Moon Hunters

Moon Hunters has a good story to tell, but grinds it to dust in the process.

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The level of choice is consistently interesting and rewarding.

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Moon Hunters is certainly an ambitious idea from Kitfox Games, and for the most part it hits the right notes. There's an interesting world and story on show that complements the unique, randomly generated areas, enjoyable combat, and personality trait mechanics, so it's unfortunate that its constant attempts to promote replayability cause things to fall a little flat. And, with only four different endings to discover, it's quite possible that you'll only be spending four or five hours with the release, which is disappointing, as the title's universe feels ripe for immersing yourself in.

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Moon Hunters is worth playing, just not on PlayStation 4. The lack of online play is a devastating blow to the overall package. Throw in the constant technical issues, and you have a bad port of what is a really interesting game. Check this out on PC if you can, as it’s more fully featured and runs better.

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Though the hardcore crowd may scoff at its unsophisticated combat system and the lack of a serious challenge, Moon Hunters' gorgeous presentation and unique brand of storytelling will absorb anyone who wishes to explore the countless sagas of an enchanting fantasy world.

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All told, Moon Hunters is a wonderful roguelike RPG that is quite unlike anything else available on the Switch, offering a bite-sized, engaging adventure that is extremely replayable and can be enjoyed both alone and with friends. Though there are some issues with the easy difficulty and the occasionally heinous load times, we still give this one a strong recommendation. Moon Hunters offers a lot with a relatively small amount of content, and you'll likely find yourself revisiting this one for quite some time.

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Moon Hunters is a non consistent game that wants to bravely show a different gameplay, though the intriguing potentialities of the latter were not realized as initially thought. However, it is a quite solid game, funny both in single player and in co-op mode.

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Moon Hunters is a welcomed addition to the PlayStation 4's library, which offers interesting, immersive and unique gameplay. It is not without its faults, nor perfect on a technical level, but is very much worth your time and money.

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