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Song of the Deep

Rating Summary

Based on 56 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

38%

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Based on 56 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 12, 2016
Xbox OneJul 12, 2016
PCJul 12, 2016

Developer: Insomniac Games

Publisher: GameStop

Genres: Action, Adventure

Song of the Deep is a metroidvania-style action-adventure game following a young girl’s quest into the unknown to find her missing father. Combining discovery, skill, and suspense with an unforgettable narrative, this underwater journey will challenge players to explore, experiment, and skillfully navigate a vast ocean landscape.

Song of the Deep Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A lovely setting can't quite make up for a game that plays things a little too safely.

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Song of the Deep makes a fantastic first impression. Its gorgeous world, charming characters, and melancholy tone make for a unique and effective aesthetic. But once you get into the core of the mechanics, combat and puzzles become a slog thanks to its cumbersome controls and wonky physics. Still, I found myself willing to put up with all of these frustrations in order to delve deeper and deeper into this beautiful world.

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A different take on the usual Metroidvania formula, but while the story and setting are charming the puzzles are rarely anything other than frustrating.

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An undersea adventure that is more about seeing the sights than captivating gameplay.

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