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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Reviews Summary

Summary: Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a very emotional game about the horrors of war. With what critics agree as a fantastic art style and an at times challenging gameplay, this game is certainly worth playing

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 24, 2014
Xbox OneJun 24, 2014
PCJun 24, 2014
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier

Publisher: Ubisoft

Genres: Art, Interactive Story, Platformer

Valiant Hearts : The Great War is the story of 4 crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart. Dive into a 2D animated comic book adventure, mixing exploration, action and puzzles. Lost in the middle of the trenches, play as each of the 4 strangers, relive the War and help a young German soldier find his love.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Critic Reviews

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7.7 / 10.0
Daniel Krupa

Valiant Hearts is an adventure more interested in exploring the effects of war, than having you re-enact the violence.

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Visually stunning but mechanically lacklustre, Valiant Hearts gets in the way of its own storytelling.

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While Valiant Hearts struggles to make sense of itself as a game, in its odd, playful innocence and in its focus on four friends (and a dog) it at least offers a fleeting human perspective on a new kind of war that turned out to be far, far worse in its mechanised violence than anybody was quite expecting.

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A heavy-handed but impressively sincere attempt to tackle a subject most other games would never dare, with the end resulting being both affecting and entertaining.

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Audience Reviews

9 / 10.0
It's been a long time since I have played a game through an entire day and couldn't put it down. Valiant Hearts will keep you instantly glued to the screen thanks to its rich history, characters, and story. Valiant Hearts is probably the only WW1 game I can remember playing. There is a huge lack of WW1 games and I'm glad Ubisoft decided to make it a 2D platformer rather than

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