Cossacks 3 Reviews

Cossacks 3 is ranked in the 37th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
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6.5 / 10.0
Oct 2, 2016

Cossacks 3 isn't just the remake of an old game, it is an old game all by itself. And proudly so. While long-time supporters of the series will be delighted to see the classic Cossacks gameplay making a return, most strategy fans will find the unfriendly interface and the clunky mechanics quite hard to digest.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2016

A remake that proves that old games can still be fun even with some minor hiccups due its age. Fun, cheap and beautiful RTS on the likes of Age of Empires.

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Sep 22, 2016

Straightforward, simple, but slick and solid. Cossacks is comfort food, but it feels sufficiently of today despite its cheerfully throwback heart. I had a good time, and most of all I realised that I’m more than ready for this once so staid of genres to come back in earnest.

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6 / 10.0
Sep 21, 2016

Majestic foundation quickly devolves into a human meat grinder, and not in a good way

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73 / 100
Sep 20, 2016

Cossacks 3 is a remake that captures the essence of the original Cossacks but is dragged down by a handful of issues. At the end of the day, Cossacks 3 captures the charm of the original and will definitely tug at some nostalgia strings. If the issues present in this build transfer over to the full release, the gameplay experience will be marred at times.

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Oct 30, 2016

Cossacks 3 won't convince any new players about merits of RTS games, but everyone else will be greatly entertained. Doubly so if you're a fan of the series.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 21, 2016

Cossacks 3 is a faithful remake of the original game, and strategy fans looking for an old school RTS will enjoy it enormously. Sadly, the game’s AI isn’t as good as one would expect, and massive battles lead to performance issues, even on systems that exceed the game’s recommended system requirements.

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Sep 26, 2016

Poor AI and terribly structured campaign makes us believe that we would be better off only with fond memories of previous Cossacks titles.

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Bojan Petrović
6.5 / 10.0
Oct 3, 2016

There’s an inescapable feeling that in a sea of retro titles and remakes the team that made this game felt compelled to offer such an experience to new players, while drawing on the nostalgic memories of the veterans. Compared to what today’s RTS games have to offer, especially when it comes to polish and production, Cossacks 3 feel at the level of browser-based strategy games.

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