Outcast – Second Contact

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Nov 16, 2017

With pretty landscapes and settings, Outcast - Second Contact fulfills its aim to recreate the original.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 10, 2017

One of the most creative and well executed titles ever released, dragged down by a disappointing remaster.

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6 / 10.0
Nov 25, 2017

Outcast is a remastered that keep the feeling of the original versione, driven by a good narrative structure that put the player in a big world populated by different alien races that give a lot of different quest. Instead the gameplay is old and unfriendly, with a graphics that doesn't work well.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 5, 2017

Outcast: Second Contact is well worth a look for both fans and newcomers alike.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 21, 2017

Exceptionally clunky and full of archaisms, but successful comeback to the 90s. Outcast - Second Contact will be appreciated by older players and those who are not afraid of many old-fashioned elements.

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5.5 / 10.0
Nov 20, 2017

On one side of the coin, Outcast: Second Contact is a warranted revisit of a beloved title. It has a fantastically well-constructed narrative that's a genuine treat to delve in to. However, on the other side of the coin are the terrible combat controls, embarrassingly low-fidelity voiceovers and a bland, bug riddled world design. Being retro is no excuse for recklessly disregarding the quality of the end product. This may be one of those nostalgic experiences that are better left dead and buried in the past.

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6 / 10
Nov 20, 2017

Indeed, Outcast still has an amazing universe but this remaster isn't successful in its attempt to modernize its graphics and gameplay.

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67 / 100
Nov 23, 2017

Outcast: Second Contact is no longer up to date as a remake, but offers a very puristic open-world experience.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 28, 2017

If, like us, you didn't play the first game, you should not miss this. But if you did it, this return to the world of Outcast will be satisfying.

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6 / 10
Nov 15, 2017

From most angles, Adelpha has never looked better. But certain assets, animations, and audio keep Outcast - Second Contact closer to 1999 than the 'remake' tag might suggest.

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