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Torment: Tides of Numenera

Rating Summary

Based on 111 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

78%

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 28, 2017
Xbox OneFeb 28, 2017
PCFeb 28, 2017

Developer: InXile Entertainment

Genre: RPG

You are born falling from orbit, a new mind in a body once occupied by the Changing God, a being who has cheated death for millennia. If you survive, your journey through the Ninth World will only get stranger… and deadlier.

With a host of strange companions – whose motives and goals may help or harm you – you must escape an ancient, unstoppable creature called the Sorrow and answer the question that defines your existence: What does one life matter?

Torment: Tides of Numenera is the thematic successor to Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved role-playing games of all time. Torment: Tides of Numenera is a single-player, isometric, narrative-driven role-playing game set in Monte Cook’s Numenera universe, and brought to you by the creative team behind Planescape: Torment and the award-winning Wasteland 2.

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IGN

8.8 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

The turn-based combat may be a little disappointing, but Torment: Tides of Numenera manages to live up to the legacy of Planescape: Torment by offering a fascinatingly weird and well-written tale. Thanks to a wide variety of options in conversations and the influences of its tidal system, it offers decent opportunities for replay value and a memorable tale each time. This is the rare game that leans almost entirely on its setting and writing for its appeal, and the miraculous thing is that it usually succeeds.

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PC Gamer

89 / 100
PC Gamer

A slow start gives way to a thought-provoking adventure in a remarkable setting. A fitting follow-up to a beloved RPG.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Smart and commendably weird, InXile's homage to Planescape Torment doesn't exceed its inspiration but certainly does it proud.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It often feels more like a visual novel than a true role-player, but like Planescape: Torment before it this has some of the best writing in gaming.

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