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Wasteland 2

Rating Summary

Based on 42 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

80%

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Based on 42 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCSep 19, 2014

Developer: InXile Entertainment

Publisher: Deep Silver

Genres: RPG, Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy

With Wasteland 2, the impressive lineage of the series has been preserved but modernized for the fans of today. Immerse yourself in tactical turn-based combat, RPG-style character advancement and customization, and deep choices that affect the narrative and memorable cast of characters.

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Mighty Head
14
Strong Head
17
Fair Head
6
Weak Head
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Eurogamer

8 / 10
Eurogamer

These mostly minor issues aside, Wasteland 2 is a great sequel. It's very clearly made with love to be true to the original game while still learning from the games that followed. In going for something so unapologetically old-school it does sacrifice the ability to do anything new with the format, as Divinity: Original Sin managed to do in many ways; that game's flexibility does arguably make it the better of this year's two old-school, turn-based computer RPGs. This hardly matters, though, because if you like one you're almost certainly going to like the other. Both are great games that set out to stick their fingers in the same quivering part of your brain and make it throb like it's the 1990s. Choose magic, choose a shotgun, or better still, find time for both; computer RPG fans haven't had it this good in ages.

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PC Gamer

83 / 100
PC Gamer

An excellent RPG despite its glitches, with combat and writing as good as its predecessors'

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IGN

8.4 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

Full of meaningful choices and rich lore, Wasteland 2 justifies the 26-year wait for a sequel.

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Metro GameCentral

7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It's a little too zealous in its old school approach, but this is still a great computer role-playing game and a welcome, if unofficial, part of the Fallout family.

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