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Crossing Souls

Rating Summary

Based on 63 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

56%

Critics Recommend

Based on 63 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 13, 2018
PCFeb 13, 2018

Developer: Fourattic

Publisher: Devolver Digital

Genres: Action, Adventure

Download and play the Crossing Souls demo: steam://install/800460

It’s 1986 in California. A group of friends discover a mysterious pink stone that allows to travel between two realms. This gang will live the summer of their lives in an adventure that will get them involved in a government conspiracy. Control five kids with special skills while fighting and solving puzzles in order to save their families and the world.

Crossing Souls is an action-adventure set in a California suburb in the midst of a supernatural event that rocks the small community as grand forces siege the town. Control five characters: Chris, Matt, Charlie, Big Joe and Kevin, each one with their own skills and combat styles. Change characters on the fly and use each character's specialties to overcome any obstacle and target your foe's weaknesses. Fight in real-time, solve clever puzzles, face off against powerful bosses and play special levels inspired by 80's arcade video games.

FEATURES:

Feel the eighties - Do you feel that? Do you smell that? Yeah, it's the eighties. A story set in 1986 full of references such as The Goonies, Gremlins, Back to the Future and many more.


Do you like Cartoons? - The cutscenes are inspired by 80's cartoons, totally original and never seen before in a videogame.


Why is this happening? - Be part of a journey between two realms, two realities: life and death. The story includes a government conspiracy, thousand-year-old characters, cowboys, pirates, ice cream, pizza, cheeseburgers, basketball… well, you got it.


This music rocks! - An original score that includes tracks inspired by John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith as well as radical Synth-Pop in the purest 80’s style. Play as if it was one of your favorite movies!


Ready? Fight! - You can kick multiple enemies in the ass stylishly. Fight against street gangs, a secret army, dead monsters, creepy ghosts and many more in frantic real-time combats where a good strategy will be essential to win. Main characters have unique talents and aptitudes.

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Strong Head
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Fair Head
7
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PC Gamer

62 / 100
PC Gamer

Flat writing and a confused plot fail to deliver on some promising ideas.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

An earnest and impactful adventure, written within the margins of an homage to 80s cinema.

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Game Informer

9 / 10.0
Game Informer

Thanks to its robust battle system, intriguing character-switching puzzles, and beautiful storytelling, Crossing Souls is a fantastic adventure that goes beyond its nostalgic trappings

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GameSpot

6 / 10
Edmond Tran

Crossing Souls is a serviceable action-adventure fueled by 1980s nostalgia, but its dependence on classic tropes isn't enough to make it remarkable.

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