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The Solus Project

Rating Summary

Based on 26 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

31%

Critics Recommend

Based on 26 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 18, 2017
Xbox OneJun 7, 2016
PCJun 7, 2016

Developer: Hourences

Publishers: Grip Games, Teotl Studios

Genres: Survival, Adventure

A single player exploration driven adventure with survival elements, set on a mysterious and seemingly uninhabited alien planet. Survive through exploration, and unlock the mysteries of Gliese-6143-C. From the creators of "Unmechanical" and successor to "The Ball".

Earth has been destroyed and mankind lingers on in a small fleet of ships near Pluto. As humanity's last hope, you are sent to scout a distant planet as a potential location for a colony. After years of space travel disaster strikes however, and your ship is destroyed when approaching the planet...

With your team members dead and your equipment gone you have no way of communicating or receiving help from anyone... you are completely and utterly alone...

Desperately you look for a way of phoning home, but as you explore the seemingly desolate planet, you uncover the dark secrets buried within the depths. In this otherworldly odyssey you uncover mystery upon mystery as you try to survive the harsh climate.

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GameSpot

5 / 10
Mat Paget

The Solus Project's story and survival mechanics look promising at first, but they ultimately fail to meet expectations.

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IGN Italy

7 / 10.0
IGN Italy

Exploration, survival, crafting, puzzles. In The Solus Project none of these elements touches heights of excellence, but otherwise the game is not bad at all.

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Push Square

4 / 10
Push Square

The Solus Project is poor survival game that plays far better as a walking simulator. The lack of any guidance in controls and direction will leave you feeling clueless on how to proceed throughout. The environments are bland and barren, and although the weather and day/night cycle offer some positives, they're all ultimately overshadowed by the game's negatives. To top it all off a below par PlayStation VR option and a large number of bugs turn what could have been a good survival title into a disappointing one.

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PlayStation Universe

4.5 / 10.0
John-Paul Jones

A flawed take on the survival adventure template, The Solus Project's subpar execution ultimately undermines the few moments of true enjoyment that it occasionally provides.

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