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Last Encounter

Rating Summary

Based on 7 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

56

Top Critic Average

43%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Q3 2018
Xbox OneQ3 2018
PCMay 8, 2018
Nintendo SwitchQ3 2018

Developer: Exordium Games

Genres: Roguelike, Action

Last Encounter is a twin-stick action roguelite in deep space following a group of heroes trying to prevent the unavoidable by cloning their ships and designing their weapons with swappable components. Advanced technology lets you and your friends clone your avatars so death is not the end. Teleport into new sectors of space, discovering the ever-changing, procedurally generated layouts and hazards filled with strange beings and alien environments. Find dozens of advanced weapon components scattered throughout diverse galaxy biomes. Combine the pieces as you see fit to create the strongest weapon in the universe. Choose from a variety of unlockable ships and pilots and prove your skills against alien ships and bosses in the far reaches of space.

Last Encounter Reviews

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In short, Last Encounter has a neat concept, but fails to follow through with it. A good challenge is the lifeblood of a videogame, especially when it comes to roguelikes. If the level of difficulty is incapable of matching and growing with the player's skill and arsenal, then there's no purpose in continuing to play. Before long, what should be a thrilling run deep into enemy territory becomes nothing more than a thirty-minute spectacle of light and sound. Anyone who picks this title up will inevitably face a tough choice. Do they make full use of the overpowered weapon system, knowing that they will rarely have any fun, or do they ignore everything, thereby stripping the game of its identity?

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TrueGaming

5 / 10.0
TrueGaming

Last Encounter can be fun sometimes, but most of the time it lacks balance and stacks up the odds against you.

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With so many roguelike twin-stick shooters out there, Last Encounter remains an overall enjoyable yet middling experience.

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