CrossCode

Rating Summary

Based on 57 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

89%

Critics Recommend

Based on 57 critic reviews
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8 / 10
Aug 7, 2020

One of the best games of the year and one of the better indie games of the generation.

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9 / 10
Jul 7, 2020

A fantastic retro-styled action role-player that honours the past but is in no way beholden to it, with great combat, an intriguing storyline, and a massive game world.

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6 / 10
Jul 9, 2020

CrossCode is an ambitious game, but its myriad parts lack cohesion.

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Destructoid

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Jul 20, 2020

On the other hand, if you can push all that story into the background and focus on the sheer thrill of the game's combat and the challenge of its puzzles, it has a lot more going for it. CrossCode puts its mechanics to good use in inventive ways, and at times, I found it to be legitimately impressive. However, without the beating heart of a convincing narrative, you may find yourself logging out too soon.

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10 / 10.0
Jul 3, 2020

An incredible adventure from start to finish, CrossCode is a fictional MMO where the charm is anything but. With enthralling combat, intriguing puzzles and hours of enjoyable content, I cannot recommend this game enough.

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85 / 100
Jul 23, 2020

CrossCode is an amazing puzzle action RPG with a touching story and a beautifully detailed world. Combat has tons of options and puzzles require a lot of critical thinking and creative solutions to solve. It draws inspiration from classic SNES RPGs and the Zelda series, but stands proudly among them as a modern classic.

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83 / 100
Jul 16, 2020

All in all, CrossCode is a love letter to fans of the pixel days without skimping on the gameplay.

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8 / 10
Jul 6, 2020

There’s a lot to love about CrossCode, from it’s fast and frantic combat, through to it’s tough but satisfying puzzles. The MMO setting is incredibly well done and manages to mimic the online experience whilst also taking time out to make fun of itself. This is an absolutely charming RPG where it feels like there's always something new to experience.

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9.5 / 10.0
Jul 3, 2020

Radical Fish Games has taken eight years to craft one of the best indie titles of the year. With an interesting story, great combat, exciting and rewarding exploration CrossCode not only pays homage to some of the best retro action-RPGs it also proves that a small studio with love and passion for their project can rival the million-dollar blockbusters we've grown so used to. Trust me, you won't want to miss out on this future classic.

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76 / 100
Sep 21, 2018

CrossCode is a beautiful world loaded with puzzles of all kinds. If you can find your center among this storm of separate genres, you might really enjoy this game.

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