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Exile's End

Rating Summary

Based on 24 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

61

Top Critic Average

9%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 25, 2016
PCAug 31, 2015
PlayStation VitaOct 25, 2016

Developer: Magnetic Realms

Publisher: Marvelous

Genre: Platformer

Exile's End is an homage to early 90's action-adventure PC games like Flashback and Another World, but with a Japanese flair. The core of the game is from Australian game maker Magnetic Realms with art, cutscenes, and music provided by legends of the 8 and 16-bit eras from Japan. It draws its thematic influence from the science-fiction films and anime of the 80's and its gameplay from classic Amiga and Commodore 64 action-adventures.

Exile's End Reviews

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The price is on the lower end, but may still be too much for the entire package for most players. It can be knocked out in a few sessions in a weekend, so if you are desperate for a somewhat competent metroidvania and have plenty of patience to spare, Exile's End might have something for you.

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TheSixthAxis

Steve C
5 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Exile’s End is not a bad game by any means, but it never really reaches the heady heights of its influences. In what is so obviously a labour of love, this is a shame, but such is the risk with such blatant nostalgia. Often, going back is not a good idea.

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Exile’s End is a true old school Metroidvania experience in both good and bad ways that will ring your nostalgia bells while pulling no punches with the gameplay.

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… the complete care and dedication that went into recreating an excellent replica from the 8-16 bit era certainly helps offset the frustration.

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