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Available on:PCMay 25, 2017

Developers: PlatinumGames, Little Stone Software

Publisher: Sega

Genres: Action, First-Person Shooter

From master director Shinji Mikami of Resident Evil fame, SEGA brings PlatinumGames’ revolutionary sci-fi action shooter to PC. Unlocked framerate, unlocked HD resolutions, extensive graphics options: the definitive way to play. War has accelerated. Gear up in the Augmented Reaction Suit as government operative Sam Gideon and become the ultimate weapon. Combine unrivalled firepower with superhuman speed and agility to take down a huge variety of deadly robots.

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A great port of an entertainingly subversive cover shooter. It's short, but the core loop never gets old.

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8 / 10
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Its lack of longevity and ancillary options are an issue, but this still plays like a classic and is one of the best shooters of its generation.

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Vanquish is a fun, dumb game that feels good to play when you get into a zone. If you're a fan of Escape From New York or other B-grade action films, Vanquish will appeal to you as well. While I wish that Vanquish would let me fully indulge in the many joys the game has to offer, budget and time added roadblocks to the experience. For 20 dollars, I can certainly recommend this to new players or true fans of the original. But if you didn't like Vanquish the first go-around, there's not a lot here other than a prettier looking version of the same game from the previous generation consoles.

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Vanquish is likely one of the smoothest all-around PC ports in recent memory, limited framerate in cutscenes notwithstanding. Sporting features I wish similar modern games had, Vanquish now has a firm place in today's generation. Should Shinji Mikami and Platinum Games feel so inclined as to revisit this title and make it into a series, I would be the first in line.

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Vanquish and Bayonetta Double Pack Coming in 2020

Vanquish and Bayonetta Double Pack Coming in 2020

Remastered versions of Bayonetta and Vanquish are releasing in a double pack in February of next year

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Bayonetta and Vanquish Getting 4K Remasters for Consoles in 2020

Bayonetta and Vanquish Getting 4K Remasters for Consoles in 2020

Bayonetta and Vanquish are two beloved Platinum games with very different histories, but both are on their way to modern consoles.

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