Brigador

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

25%

Critics Recommend

Based on 13 critic reviews
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76 / 100
Jun 29, 2016

Beyond a fairly daunting control and difficulty curve, Brigador is a gorgeous top-down shooter with a remarkable level of strategy.

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7 / 10
Jul 15, 2016

Brigador is a destructive romp filled with explosions and death, brought to you by some of the coolest robots around.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 4, 2016

None of these niggles do much to detract from the overall experience, though, and despite them Brigador ends up a thrilling, hectic vehicle shooter that's quite a bit deeper than the forebears that inspired it.

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Jun 3, 2016

It’s not Mechwarrior, no, but it scratches pretty much every other mech itch going, and with style.

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9 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2016

Brigador delivers fun retro style gameplay in a very pretty package. The amount of strategy and planning that go into completing each mission elevate Brigador above being a run of the mill top down shooter and provides a much deeper gameplay experience. While the difficult control scheme and aiming system may turn some players off, Brigador will still provide hours of entertainment for fans of retro games.

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9.5 / 10.0
Jun 2, 2016

If the basic premise of letting loose giant, hulking murder-mechs and terror-tanks on city districts literally full of destructibles and enemies is cool, then the execution is absolutely magnificent.

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76 / 100
Jun 29, 2016

A polished, varied isometric shooter with a dollop of strategy about blowing up makeshift mechs and flattening a cyberpunk SimCity build, one apartment block at a time. Difficult to get comfortable with, but rewarding once you do.

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77 / 100
Jul 7, 2016

At a basic aesthetic level, the game is also a treat. Each of the 42 maps were hand-drawn by the small team at Stellar Jockeys, and the work shows.

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7 / 10
Jun 6, 2016

Brigador is, at the end of the day, a board game about carnage. In a landscape of games that either make you feel bad for seeing these atrocities, or turn you into a legitimate sociopath, it is a rare gem that manages to make you forget that what you just blew up was someone's home. Reaching each goal is satisfying, and for that, Brigador should feel very proud of what it's accomplished.

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Aug 4, 2016

Brigador nails a lot of the core features of an isometric action game. Walking tanks stomping through fully destructible missions is a ton of fun. The vast variety of mech and loadout choices is impressive, and the game’s strategy changes depending on your choices. There are a few issues and omissions that keep Brigador from being an instant classic, but it’s still a ton of fun to play.

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