Percentile Rank

Guards is ranked in the 8th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 6 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

51

Top Critic Average

0%

Critics Recommend

Based on 6 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Scored Reviews

GamingTrend
65 / 100
65 / 100
Sep 13, 2016

An accessible game to those unfamiliar with tactical RPGs, Guards has enough to satisfy newcomers, but its reliance on grinding as well as its limited gameplay system might persuade veterans to look for something deeper.

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Twinfinite
2.5 / 5.0
2.5 / 5.0
Aug 29, 2016

Ultimately, Guards embraces a design so simplistic that it feels as though it’s falling short of itself. The gameplay can be fun and challenging, but it also falls into a rut pretty quickly.

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DarkZero
5 / 10
5 / 10
Oct 2, 2016

Guards is an okay game to sink some free time into that can bring a modest amount of fun, but its downfall is its restricted gameplay that could have been developed that bit more to flesh it out.

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Bit Cultures
45%
45%
Sep 8, 2016

A good centre, but the rest of it makes it not worthwhile.

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PLAY Zine
4 / 10.0
PLAY Zine
Stefan Mitov Radojicic
4 / 10.0
Oct 9, 2016

Guards is a game that approached turn-based strategies in the simplest way possible, while still adding a twist to it – and the game succeeds at that – but there’s a glaring lack of an interesting story and cumbersome grind that the player has to endure.

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GameSpew
4 / 10
4 / 10
Sep 28, 2016

[Guards is] by no means the most in-depth or complex strategy title you’ll be able to scrounge up, but I was pleasantly surprised by the level of challenge the game manages

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