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7 Days to Die

Rating Summary

Based on 32 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

37

Top Critic Average

3%

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Based on 32 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 28, 2016
Xbox OneJun 28, 2016
PCJun 28, 2016

Developers: Telltale Games, The Fun Pimps

Genres: Survival, RPG

7 Days to Die has redefined the survival genre, with unrivaled crafting and world-building content. Set in a brutally unforgiving post-apocalyptic world overrun by the undead, 7 Days to Die is an open-world game that is a unique combination of first person shooter, survival horror, tower defense, and role-playing games. It presents combat, crafting, looting, mining, exploration, and character growth, in a way that has seen a rapturous response from fans worldwide. Play the definitive zombie survival sandbox RPG that came first. Navezgane awaits!

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Amazon

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IGN

4.9 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

There's a hint of a good game in 7 Days to Die's mix of zombie attack preparedness and crafting and cooperative stands against zombies, and it has valuable ideas to contribute to the genre. In fact, you can almost hear them screaming to escape from beneath terrible graphics, barely useable menu controls, and shoddy console optimization. This is an apocalypse amongst apocalypses.

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Metro GameCentral

2 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Considering it’s half broken and patently unfinished this doesn’t deserve to be called a video game at all, just an unpromising work in progress.

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GameSpot

2 / 10
GameSpot

7 Days to Die is a bad console port of an unfinished game.

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Destructoid

3 / 10.0
Destructoid

My fear is that the situation won't improve fast enough, assuming it ever really does get better down the road. Despite its rough edges, the PC version has been successful for years now, and I have to imagine 7 Days to Die will also do well on consoles where competition among these types of sandbox survival experiences isn't so fierce. With that in mind, it's disappointing to see this sold on Xbox One and PS4 (with a retail release!) as if it is completed game. It clearly is not. After some substantial updates, I'd potentially want to give it another chance, but as is I wouldn't want to spend another minute with it.

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