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Strider

Capcom, Double Helix Games
Feb 19, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

54%

Critics Recommend

IGN
7.5 / 10
PC Gamer
70 / 100
Eurogamer
7 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
Polygon
8.5 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Strider

Strider is an unbalanced yet extremely stylish platformer, and the series' best game since the original.

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Strider is a liberating, free-form action platformer studded with frustrating callbacks to an arcade era better left behind.

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Had this game been released a decade or two ago, it might have been seen as a classic of its type, alongside Super Metroid and Symphony of the Night. But today, at the tail end of a wave of Metroidvania-style games, Strider fails to stand out. It's a competent, workable game that draws inspiration from the right places, but which is rarely anything more than a cover version of the greats.

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A slick pastiche of '80s retro cool and modern gameplay, Strider is both faithful to its source material and still capable of finding its own identity. It's basically the raddest Saturday-morning cartoon you'll ever play.

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The mixture of old school, new school, and Metroidvania works surprisingly well – even if Strider's long-awaited reboot still feels slightly too safe.

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Outside of a few minor annoyances, this is exactly what I was hoping for out of a Strider reboot

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Strider takes the best parts of its lineage to heart

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Strider is a high-speed, acrobatic action game with a hero that's fun to control from the first blade swipe to the final deathblow.

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