Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition

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Based on 6 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

67%

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78%
May 22, 2016

A ridiculously compelling opening that turns into a tragic waste of potential.

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4 / 5.0
May 28, 2016

Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- is an incredibly surprising visual novel in that it manages to tell a dramatic tale in a way which never comes across as ham-fisted or particularly childish.

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85 / 100
Jun 2, 2018

With ideas and plot twists as creative and complicated as its name, Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition is a visual novel with a great, very captivating and fun story that, even with some pacing issues, still is a great choice for fans of the genre.

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5 / 10
Feb 15, 2017

Where does Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition sit on the visual novel scale? The answer is: perfectly in the middle. Enjoyable plot? Yes, but nothing to die for. Well-written? Sure, but also way too long. Has an innovative choice mechanic? Yes… but then again, no.

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9 / 10
May 20, 2016

The art of Root Double is that of a contemporary anime – the characters and the background are animated in full colour and frankly, look gorgeous

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8 / 10
Jun 4, 2016

If you’re looking to pour a bunch of time into a good story, I would highly recommend Root Double. Info-dumping and disappointing soundtrack aside, it’s an experience that I’m not soon to forget, and it is greatly worth your time.

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