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Rust

Rating Summary

Based on 28 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

30%

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General Information

Available on:PCFeb 8, 2018

Developer: Facepunch Studios

Genres: Survival, Action

The only aim in Rust is to survive. To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Create alliances with other players and form a town. Whatever it takes to survive.

Rust Critic Reviews

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Rust is a malicious experience rife with betrayal, cruelty and greed. That can make it both frustrating and sublime in equal doses.

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IGN

7 / 10.0
IGN

Rust is an aggressively competitive survival game that thrives on conflict and trash talk. Other games are better at the individual components, like DayZ for the tense player interactions, Fortnite for the battle royale mode, or Subnautica for the survival gameplay, but Rust blends lesser versions of all three together in a way that works. For competitive players who want a mix of survival and crafting, Rust is the best there is; for everyone else, there are plenty of other games.

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Rust has deep rewards for those willing to put up with its bundle of technical issues, tediousness, and player toxicity

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Rust's dated survival mechanics and overwhelmingly unwelcoming player base make it an experience more interesting to talk about than actually play.

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Dying Light Gets Rust Crossover Event

Dying Light Gets Rust Crossover Event

Two of gaming's most grueling experiences, Dying Light and Rust, are coming together in the form of DLC for Techland's open-world zombie game.

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Rust Comes to Consoles in May

Rust Comes to Consoles in May

Rust, one of the internet's earliest favorite survival games, is coming to consoles. That much we've known for a while, but now we have the Rust release date for Xbox and PlayStation as well.

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Rust Comes to Xbox and PlayStation This Spring

Rust Comes to Xbox and PlayStation This Spring

Rust, the "brutal survival game" from Facepunch, is coming to consoles this season thanks to a port from Double Eleven.

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Everything Announced at X019: New IP from Rare and Obsidian, xCloud Expansion, and Much More

Everything Announced at X019: New IP from Rare and Obsidian, xCloud Expansion, and Much More

At X019 from London, Microsoft unveiled new games from first-party studios, showed off more Game Pass and xCloud expansions, and announced Black Friday deals.

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