Hob

SCEA, Runic Games

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
76
Top Critic Average
63%
Critics Recommend
Based on 48 critic reviews
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Hob

Rating Summary

Based on 48 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

63%

Critics Recommend

Based on 48 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCSep 26, 2017
PlayStation 4Sep 26, 2017

Developer: Runic Games

Publisher: SCEA

Genres: Action, Adventure

From the team that brought you Torchlight and Torchlight II comes Hob: a vibrant, suspenseful action-adventure game set on a stunning and brutal world in disarray. As players delve into the mysteries around them, they discover a planet in peril. Can it be mended, or will the world fall further into chaos? FEATURES WORDLESS NARRATIVE: Presented without text or dialogue, Hob’s story is revealed as you explore the planet and interact with the strange lifeforms that inhabit it. TRANSFORM THE WORLD by solving puzzles and repairing the planet. The landscape will change before your eyes, opening new areas to uncover and explore. GRAPPLE, PUNCH, and WARP through the world! Use your mechanical glove-arm abilities for traversal as well as combat. ADVENTURE in an open world, explore ruins, befriend sprites, and battle the rogue creatures that threaten their extinction.

Hob Critic Reviews

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A gorgeous world eager to be explored with satisfying puzzles and fun, if occasionally clumsy, action.

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IGN

7.8 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

Hob is a beautiful Zelda-like puzzler with fun combat elements that takes place on an enchanting world where nature and machinery alter the landscape as easily as a twist of a Rubik's cube. The wordless approach to the story creates some confusion and the fix camera sometimes results in unnecessary deaths, but never does the time spent with Hob feel wasted.

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Intricate and ingenious, Hob is a true spiritual successor to A Link to the Past.

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Hob delivers meaningful, wondrous exploration in an alluring and enigmatic world, but the combat and technical issues hold it back

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Audience Reviews

9.5 / 10.0
At first I will just recommend it to everyone. Secondly I will recommend it even more for those who are looking for one of its kind world with unusual appearance and spectacular views. All of that closed in rather simplified pleasant to the eyes graphic, what for me, only shows mastery of the authors. Further more this game create its own story in calm, silent way, giving you

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