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Tyranny

Rating Summary

Based on 59 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

72%

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Game Information

Available on:PCNov 10, 2016

Developer: Obsidian Entertainment

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Genre: RPG

In Tyranny, the grand war between good and evil is over – and the forces of evil, led by Kyros the Overlord, have won. The Overlord’s merciless armies dominate the face of the world, and its denizens must find their new roles within the war-torn realm... even as discord begins to rumble among the ranks of Kyros’ most powerful Archons. Players will experience the new world order under the Overlord in a reactive role-playing game (RPG), interacting with the populace as a powerful Fatebinder in the Overlord’s forces -- roaming the lands to inspire loyalty or fear as they bring control to the last holdouts of the Tiers.

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IGN

8.3 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

Tyranny is a memorable RPG that looks great and feels fresh, even while largely working in the confines of the old Infinity Engine style. It's also the rare sprawling RPG that invites you to replay it, as its comparatively short running time and significant changes based on choice greatly change the experience from playthrough to playthrough, and combat is deep enough to last. With Tyranny, the old feels new again.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Tyranny's depiction of evil is fascinating and thought-provoking, albeit somewhat obscured by convoluted quest-lines and repetitive combat.

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Repetitive combat and an abrupt ending spoil what is otherwise a remarkable feat of worldbuilding.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Playing as the bad guy has never been so disturbing, but despite all the nuanced decision-making the underlying gameplay is never as interesting as the premise.

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