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The Long Dark

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

Based on 36 critic reviews
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General 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.

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

The Long Dark - Launch Teaser Trailer | PS4 thumbnail

The Long Dark - Launch Teaser Trailer | PS4

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The Long Dark Reviews

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

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

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

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Recent News

The Long Dark 'Errant Pilgrim' update adds new region and ammunition enhancements

The Long Dark 'Errant Pilgrim' update adds new region and ammunition enhancements

Today, developer Hinterland Games announced the next update to The Long Dark. "Errant Pilgrim" not only adds a new region, but brings plenty of tweaks to keep you coming back for more.

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The Long Dark gets Xbox One X Enhanced, hits 4K resolution

The Long Dark gets Xbox One X Enhanced, hits 4K resolution

The Long Dark pits players against the wilderness in icy northern Canada amid unnaturally cold weather. After crash-landing, you're tasked with surviving the harsh realities of mother nature, fighting against the cold and wild animals as you hunt, fish, and generally try to stay alive.

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The First 9 Minutes of The Long Dark: Wintermute Episode 3 – IGN First - IGN

The First 9 Minutes of The Long Dark: Wintermute Episode 3 – IGN First - IGN

Dig the atmospheric opening minutes of the latest episode in the first-person survival adventure.

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The Long Dark 'Steadfast Ranger' update adds new weapons and advanced mechanics

The Long Dark 'Steadfast Ranger' update adds new weapons and advanced mechanics

The Long Dark pits players against the wilderness in icy northern Canada amid unnaturally cold weather. After crash-landing, you're tasked with surviving the harsh realities of mother nature, fighting against the cold and wild animals.

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Project Winter, a survival game all about lies and betrayal, leaves Early Access soon

Project Winter, a survival game all about lies and betrayal, leaves Early Access soon

Eight players work together to survive, but some of them are not who they say they are.

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The Long Dark's final two episodes will hopefully arrive before the end of 2019 | PC Gamer

The Long Dark's final two episodes will hopefully arrive before the end of 2019 | PC Gamer

Hinterland updates on the progress of Wintermute.

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The Long Dark gets its third story episode this December | PC Gamer

The Long Dark gets its third story episode this December | PC Gamer

Also, the fist two episodes are getting the 'redux' treatment.

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The Long Dark’s Vigilante Flame update sees the splendid survival game better than ever before

The Long Dark’s Vigilante Flame update sees the splendid survival game better than ever before

The thing I thought I wanted most from The Long Dark proved to be the thing I wanted least. For the many years I've been returning to this truly brilliant and

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The Long Dark adds new region, overhauls cooking system | PC Gamer

The Long Dark adds new region, overhauls cooking system | PC Gamer

Vigilant Flame update applies to survival mode.

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