Destroy All Humans! (2020 Remake) Reviews

Destroy All Humans! (2020 Remake) is ranked in the 45th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Dan Stapleton
Top Critic
7 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2020

The Destroy All Humans! remake recaptures the simple, campy joy of of rampaging through 1950s America as an angry gray alien.

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6 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2020

This remake successfully preserves the Destroy All Humans experience, regardless of whether it's fun or funny today

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GameSpot
James Carr
Top Critic
6 / 10
Aug 3, 2020

Destroy All Humans is a fun sandbox to wreak havoc through, but it spends too much time on other things.

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Polygon
Top Critic
Unscored
Jul 27, 2020

Destroy All Humans! is a damn fine B-game from an era when publishers bothered to fund such things.

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7 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2020

Crypto-137 is hellbent on ensuring that humanity meets a terrible fate. By comparison, Destroy All Humans has met an enjoyable-enough-but-certainly-not-amazing fate. That's fine, but it's tough to not feel as though something truly great could've happened with some more creative license. If nothing else, this remake left me thinking that Destroy All Humans is still a viable property and that a brand new game might not be such a bad idea. But maybe that's because an extraterrestrial has control of my cortex.

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Jul 27, 2020

The dated DNA is still there in some respects, but the genetic engineers at Black Forest have done some intelligent gene editing to ensure that it is still a subject worth harvesting, which is what any true Furon would want anyway.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2020

‎Destroy All Humans! it arrives to disguise the years that the original video game has behind it. Although there is some crack through which to glimpse these 15 years that have passed since the premiere of the original work, the remake of Destroy All Humans! it is able to solve much of its problems and position itself as a fun and casual sandbox that offers hours and hours of fun, in addition to perfectly adapting the culture surrounding the UFO phenomenon of the 50s.‎

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6 / 10
Jul 27, 2020

Destroy All Humans is a faithful remake that retains the charm of the 2005 original, while dramatically overhauling the visuals and making some improvements to the gameplay. Perhaps a bit too faithful, with missions that now feel too simple and limited to the point of just being a bit boring.

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70 / 100
Jul 27, 2020

Destroy All Humans! brings back all the mindless fun of this series of extraterrestrial action. It might not be the best designed game out there, or the most graphically advanced... But how many games let you throw explosive cows with the power of your mind? Yep, just this one.

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7 / 10
Jul 27, 2020

Overall, Destroy All Humans! does a really great job of recapturing the spirit of the original. But, in a time where we’ve seen some developers take the originals and expand on them greatly, often adding new features altogether, the remake for Destroy All Humans! feels like it missed the boat.

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IGN Italy
Top Critic
7 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2020

Like the original title, this graphic remake of Destroy All Humans! presents itself as a fun title for some gameplay ideas and for its style, without however being able to leave a mark. Unlike 2005, however, the renewed graphic version is not enough to balance a well aged, but still aged, gameplay. Who has never had the opportunity to help the Furon to conquer the earth, could find in Destroy all humans! a pleasant interlude from other more demanding or massive productions. Those who have already taken part in the invasion in 2005, this time may not find a satisfying stimulus to help the imperial cause.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2020

Destroy All Humans! definitely falls under the 'faithful remake' category, with great humour, short and sweet missions, and lots of stuff to blow up. Blowing things up does become repetitive, but it's still a lot of fun.

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7 / 10
Jul 27, 2020

I would recommend the remake to anyone with a nostalgic thirst for the original, but so, too, to those that like their laughs with a dark bite.

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90 / 100
Jul 27, 2020

Rebuilt from the ground up in every way, Destroy All Humans! (2020) puts every other remaster on notice -- this is how it's done.

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Jul 28, 2020

Destroy All Humans has been brought forward into 2020 with a new remake, but it still struggles to shake its antiquated design.

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Jul 27, 2020

Black Forest Games did a fantastic job recreating the original Destroy All Humans, but its problems run deeper than superficial graphics. Its nostalgia and a few gameplay enhancements, while welcome, won't make this an adventure worth revisiting for most.

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Ken McKown
Top Critic
8 / 10.0
Jul 28, 2020

Destroy All Humans! Is still a fun game in 2020. With the quality of life improvements and updated visuals it passes as a game that could have been released today, just not a showcase piece. I loved these types of B-tier titles last generation and am glad to see them making a somewhat return to prominence. Now if we could only get a new title in the series of the same quality I would be down with a next-gen version of Crypto’s shenanigans. Just forget that Big Will Unleashed ever existed and we will be just fine.

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6 / 10
Aug 24, 2020

Destroy All Humans! it's hard to criticize. It's not a bad game, it's just a product of its time. So you can only recommend it to those who liked it in 2005. These players will appreciate an upgraded visuals and laugh at silly, but still funny jokes. For others, it's a game with a repetitive gameplay and unremarkable visuals.

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8 / 10.0
Aug 17, 2020

Destroy All Humans! is not a complicated or even particularly difficult game. But it sticks to the original game's strengths.

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JVL
Chrysos
Top Critic
15 / 20
Aug 2, 2020

Although it will seem short for most players, the title manages to shine thanks to its very cartoonish artistic direction as well as its crazy, characteristic humor.

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