Rigs: Mechanized Combat League (VR)

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

61%

Critics Recommend

Based on 34 critic reviews
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No Recommendation / Blank
Oct 14, 2016

This stylish sports shooter shows that traditional multiplayer games can work in VR, but it can't quite prove that they should.

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IGN

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Oct 26, 2016

Rigs: Mechanized Combat League brings fast, intense multiplayer action to the PlayStation VR, but with a few notable caveats. While there was enough variety in the mechs to keep me playing through a full season of matches, the sub-par visuals distract, and big matchmaking issues made online wait times unbearable. It’s fun to play with friends, but try to take it for a spin before committing, if only to make sure your stomach can actually handle it.

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7 / 10
Oct 12, 2016

Proof that first person shooters – and pretty good ones at that – can work with VR, if handled with the right amount of delicacy.

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7.3 / 10.0
Oct 14, 2016

Rigs has motion-sickness issues (which may not be the case for all players) but the core arena game is a lot of fun, which makes this one of PlayStation VR’s strong early experiences

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6 / 10
Oct 13, 2016

The PlayStation VR shooter from Killzone studio Guerrilla Games nails first-person VR controls, but stumbles over the smaller details

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 12, 2016

I was completely taken aback by how well RIGS comes together. Although it has some issues to work out with future patches (mostly related to a content drought), as a symbol for the tech it's one of the best virtual reality joints out there, and not just for the PlayStation VR. Hell, it might be the most justified virtual reality game I've ever played.

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8 / 10
Oct 12, 2016

As the only real first person shooter on PSVR, Rigs is fantastic. So long as you’re not affected too heavily by motion sickness, and aren’t put off by the price to content ratio, you’ll find a fast and fluid multiplayer shooter that gets the best out of PSVR.

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Oct 31, 2016

Even though the style of gameplay is one that definitely qualifies as one to try before you buy due to motion sickness, RIGS: Mechanized Combat League is a very enthralling experience that PSVR early adopters should definitely check out.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 12, 2016

It might take itself far too seriously, but RIGS delivers where it matters: the gameplay. One of the best games in the PSVR launch lineup.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 12, 2016

RIGS: Mechanized Combat League joins Until Dawn: Rush of Blood as one of the very few virtual reality games I’ve truly come to enjoy. The head-track aiming system works great, the combat is engrossing, and it’s a remarkably comfortable experience even after extended periods of time with the PSVR clamped on.

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