Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus

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Percentile Rank

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus is ranked in the 81st percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

82%

Critics Recommend

Based on 18 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Unscored
Unscored
Nov 23, 2018

There’s just no bite to it, and it sadly ends up undermining itself as a result. If difficulty options get patched in though, grab it in a heartbeat. It’s so close to being fantastic it hurts.

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Scored Reviews

PC Invasion
Nov 17, 2018

The provision of deep customization capabilities and an engaging narrative makes Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus a logical choice for aspiring tacticians of Holy Terra in M3.

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Twinfinite
4.5 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
Nov 20, 2018

The game's limited budget was well-hidden with intelligent creative decisions, making such gripes a non-issue. As such, Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus proves itself as a spectacular breath of fresh air for the 40K franchise.

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The Games Machine
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Nov 21, 2018

Warhammer 40.000: Mechanicus is surprising: it's extremely coherent with the setting created by Games Workshop, and the gameplay reflects the potential offered by the ability to command a cohort of the Adeptus Mechanicus. There are some undeniable flaws, but overall we are looking at a refreshing new take on the turn-based tactics genre.

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Chalgyr's Game Room
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jan 9, 2019

Between a well built Turn Based Tactical System and a great exploration base that allows for quicker or longer play session, Bulwark Studios have created a solid experience with Mechanicus. Upping the ante somewhat is that I think Bulwark Studios may have also designed a Warhammer title to make even Robert happy!

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TechRaptor
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Dec 2, 2018

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus redeems a long line of mediocre 40k games. As a turn-based combat RPG, it works on every level. The effect is only enhanced by excellent writing and incredible attention to detail.

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Softpedia
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Dec 2, 2018

The high amount of customization, the appealing story and narrative, as well as the deep turn-based strategy elements make Mechanicus a must-play title for all Warhammer and TBS genre fans.

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Merlin'in Kazanı
84 / 100
Merlin'in Kazanı

Top Critic

84 / 100
Nov 22, 2018

Warhammer 40 000 is a great mix of TBS genre and Warhammer 40 000 Universe. Dungeon crawling in random maps, lots of customization and story makes this game one the best game in recent years.

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PC Gamer
81 / 100
81 / 100
Nov 28, 2018

A diet XCOM in a fascinating techno-cultist skin.

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GameWatcher
8 / 10.0
GameWatcher

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Jul 19, 2019

A capable expansion that adds to the main game without detracting from it

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GameSkinny
Nov 19, 2018

A shameless love letter to tabletop Warhammer 40K fans, this is a game that gives back as good as it gets from the player.

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Niche Gamer
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Dec 1, 2018

As it stands, Mechanicus is a really good 40k video game that comes just short of being a truly great one. With a bit more tweaking, we could be looking at a 40k title that would be up there with the original Dawn of War in terms of how fondly it is revered by fans of the IP.

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NoobFeed
78 / 100
78 / 100
Nov 20, 2018

Excellent atmosphere, engaging turn-based battles and variety in terms of arsenal make Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus a strategy game worth dipping into.

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Electric Bento
7.6 / 10.0
7.6 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2018

I think there is a lot to enjoy here if you’re a big Warhammer 40k fan or someone who really likes turn-based strategy.

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Spaziogames
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2018

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus try to renew the turn-based system and it makes it.

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Thumbsticks
Feb 27, 2019

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus is a rare exception to the iconic tabletop game’s line-up of video game offerings. The combat is engaging, the visuals are striking and, most importantly, it’s a blast to play. Its attempts to diversify itself from other examples of the genre don’t always land, but it’s a solid RTS that’s as deeply addictive as it is ruthlessly entertaining.

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COGconnected
68 / 100
68 / 100
Nov 26, 2018

The game isn’t ground-breaking, but it’s not a step backwards either.

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AusGamers
6 / 10.0
AusGamers

Top Critic

6 / 10.0
Jul 31, 2019

At the start you control two Tech Priests and can choose to deploy three extra minions until you unlock more presets.

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