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Lifeless Planet

Stage 2 Studios
Jun 6, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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60 / 100
7 / 10
Game Informer
7.3 / 10
3.5 / 5
God is a Geek
4.5 / 10
5 / 10
Game Rant
2.5 / 5
70 / 100
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The previews looked fantastic, but the final release of Lifeless Planet fails to build that potential into a worthy game.

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Lifeless Planet is bold and memorable and oddly sweet in the earnestness of its message and its preoccupations. It's a truly efficient payload. Fire it up and be transported.

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Some technical limitations hold Lifeless Planet back from being a completely immersive adventure, but ultimately the experience is memorable

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Lifeless Planet is an interesting mash-up of genres, blending a walking simulator and platform-puzzling with a mysterious and quite gripping premise. Its slow pace mightn't be for everyone, but if you enjoy action adventures, are partial to tricky third-person platforming, and like classic sci-fi yarns, it's worth checking out.

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Over ambition has killed what is a great premise for a story driven 3rd person game, regardless of it's humble beginnings.

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Lifeless Planet delivers a brief adventure just about worth taking, but it doesn't offer enough technically or say enough thematically, despite the odd flourish on both counts.

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'Lifeless Planet' seems to have the necessary ingredients for a successful indie exploration and discovery game, but ultimately falls short of its potential.

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The expansive vistas of the alien world in Lifeless Planet add to the loneliness and the emptiness of being the sole living being on an entire planet (sort of).

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