Outcast – Second Contact

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82 / 100
Nov 20, 2017

A fine remake of a game that deserves to be played as much as it gets fondly remembered.

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Recommended
Nov 16, 2017

Although its augmentations are selective and skin deep, Outcast remains a generous and uniquely captivating game.

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6 / 10
Nov 23, 2017

A great remaster of a forgotten almost-classic, but most of its flaws were already obvious 18 years ago and this does little to improve any of them.

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5 / 10
Nov 27, 2017

Outcast: Second Contact is an eighteen year old game that's been given a makeover. This is absolutely fine if you're a fan of the original and want to play it again on modern hardware, but if you don't have the nostalgia quality there's absolutely nothing that you won't find here that's done far better elsewhere. For a steep price tag of £39.99 on PS4, that's just not good enough.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2017

An awesome opportunity to live again this awesome 3D adventure. Outcast: Second Contact is the base of many of the exploration adventures today, but also a game that needed more work in order to offer playable improvements, specially in fields like the caracter's movement. On the other hand, we can se stunning landscapes.

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7.7 / 10.0
Nov 25, 2017

A decent remake of a great classic. Outcast: Second Contact could have been more ambicious, but it's a good opportunity for new players to love the world and the exploration of Adelpha.

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6.5 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2017

Outcast: Second Contact is a classic adventure wrapped up in shiny new clothes, but which maintains everything it was born with underneath, for better or worse.

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Unscored
Nov 22, 2017

With how difficult it is to both a) learn all the mechanics and b) execute actions with Slade's lumbering movement, it's tempting just to move on, and to leave Outcast in the past.

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Nov 20, 2017

Outcast: Second Contact is still a great game, but you'll have to tolerate some dated elements to enjoy it fully.

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Nov 25, 2017

Outcast is a special piece of gaming history that surprisingly and against any reasonable expectation withstood the test of time. It absolutely should not be missed.

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