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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Rating Summary

Based on 60 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

93%

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Based on 60 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 1, 2017
Xbox OneAug 1, 2017
PCDec 6, 2016

Developers: Mimimi Productions, Daedalic Entertainment

Genre: Strategy

Japan – Edo Period; 1620. Five highly specialized assassins fight for the Shogun in his war against conspiracy and rebellion. Take control of this deadly team and sneak through the shadows between dozens of enemies. Choose your approach when infiltrating mighty castles, snowy mountain monasteries or hidden forest camps. Set up traps, poison your opponents or completely avoid contact. You decide!

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Shadow Tactics’ impressive missions, laden toy box and likeable cast make it one of the greatest stealth games of the last decade.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A winning premise of cleverly combined genres let down by a series of irritating design issues.

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IGN

8.2 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun’s uncommon attentiveness to characters and story elevate what is already a really entertaining and mentally stimulating quest across 17th-Century Japan. The near-constant annoyance of the camera definitely hindered my feeling of being a zen ninja assassin. Overall though, developer Mimimi has put together one of the most punishing and clever top-down stealth games I’ve ever skulked through.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It may have been over a decade since the last official Commandos game, but this smart new mix of stealth and strategy continues the legacy with great aplomb.

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