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The Long Dark

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

69%

Critics Recommend

Based on 34 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 1, 2017
Xbox OneAug 1, 2017
PCAug 1, 2017

Developer: Hinterland Studio Inc.

Genres: Survival, Simulation

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and everything Mother Nature can throw at you.

Where to Buy

Amazon

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Mighty Head
7
Strong Head
8
Fair Head
3
Weak Head
3
The Long Dark - Launch Teaser Trailer | PS4 thumbnail

The Long Dark - Launch Teaser Trailer | PS4

The Long Dark -- "Make It Right" -- WINTERMUTE LAUNCH TRAILER thumbnail

The Long Dark -- "Make It Right" -- WINTERMUTE LAUNCH TRAILER

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PC Gamer

85 / 100
Andy Kelly

Deep, brutal, and hauntingly atmospheric, The Long Dark is a survival game done right.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A pleasingly complex and realistic survival simulator, accompanied by a story mode that so far fails to be anywhere near as compelling.

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Game Informer

7.3 / 10.0
Game Informer

The wilderness is satisfyingly unforgiving. The world is fun to explore, but story mode offers a lackluster narrative

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GameSpot

6 / 10
James Swinbanks

Bugs and a rough story weaken what is, at its core, a great survival game.

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