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Friday the 13th: The Game

Rating Summary

Based on 48 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

61

Top Critic Average

19%

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Based on 48 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 26, 2017
Xbox OneMay 26, 2017
PCMay 26, 2017

Developer: IllFonic

Publisher: Gun Media

Genres: Action, Third-Person Shooter

Friday the 13th: The Game is a third-person horror, survival game where players take on the role of a teen counselor, or for the first time ever, Jason Voorhees. You and six other unlucky souls will do everything possible to escape and survive while the most well-known killer in the world tracks you down and brutally slaughters you. Friday the 13th: The Game will strive to give every single player the tools to survive, escape or even try to take down the man who cannot be killed. Each and every gameplay session will give you an entirely new chance to prove if you have what it takes not only to survive, but to best the most prolific killer in cinema history, a slasher with more kills than any of his rivals! Meanwhile, Jason will be given an array of abilities to track, hunt and kill his prey. Stalk from the shadows, scare your targets and kill them when the time is right in as brutal a fashion as you can imagine. Take control of the legendary killer that is Jason Voorhees and terrify those unfortunate enough to cross your path!

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Friday the 13th: The Game Reviews

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It needs more maps, but right now Friday the 13th is a gory game of hide-and-go-seek that's fun with funny people.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A thrilling and creative multiplayer horror, Friday the 13th's compelling emergent play is hindered by a half-baked launch.

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When you're playing as Jason, this is unquestionably the best Friday the 13th game ever made. I really appreciate the genuine love for the franchise on display here. Hunting down players and executing them in spectacularly gory scenes is an homage that warms my lifelong Friday-fan heart. But the fun of its asymmetrical multiplayer-only action is heavily skewed toward Jason, which means you'll mostly be stuck playing as teens rummaging through drawers. Despite that lopsided gameplay and some pretty heinous glitches, there is some dumb fun to be had here – which is all the movies ever really offered, anyway.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
6 / 10
Metro GameCentral

When it's finished this has the potential to be a classic multiplayer horror game, but the state it's now the original movies feel like they have higher production values.

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