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Blackguards

Rating Summary

Based on 31 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

17%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 42016
Xbox One2016
PCJan 22, 2014

Developer: Daedalic Entertainment

Genre: RPG

What happens when the only hope of a threatened world lies not with heroes in shining armor, but in the hands of a band of misfits and criminals? Blackguards, a new turn-based strategy RPG, explores this very question. You will discover over 180 unique hex-based battlegrounds within a dark and mature story of crime, drugs, and murder. Play as a warrior, mage or hunter and customize your character's skills as you see fit. The challenging campaign delivers a story of doubt, treason and loss. You decide the course of the story at key turning points and determine its outcome.

Blackguards Critic Reviews

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Masochistic stat-chasers will find much to enjoy, but Blackguards' varied combat is no substitute for a fully-formed RPG.

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IGN

7.8 / 10.0
IGN

Except for its muddled progression system, tactical RPG Blackguards gets a lot of things right.

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Atlas Burke
GamesRadar+

Blackguards is enjoyable enough for diehard strategy fans, but nagging bugs and a poor UI keep it from its full potential.

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Blackguards is a grueling tactical role-playing game that thrives on brutal challenges.

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