Percentile Rank

Last Year The Nightmare is ranked in the 52nd percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

31%

Critics Recommend

Based on 13 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Scored Reviews

COGconnected
80 / 100
80 / 100
Dec 24, 2018

Though I feel I’ve experienced every facet of what the game currently has to offer, I’ve enjoyed my time with Last Year: The Nightmare.

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Rely On Horror
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jan 4, 2019

Slasher movies may not instill adrenaline or fear in me, but Last Year: The Nightmare proves that with a shift in medium, the formula can work for even a cynical heart like mine.

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Saving Content
Dec 21, 2018

Elastic Games gets it right with Last Year: The Nightmare as it easily gets its hooks in you from the start. With a free content road-map outlined for 2019, the future looks bright going forward. It has a few bugs that keep it from greatness, but nothing to keep anyone from playing it right now. As you get paired up with random people and are forced to work together, this is the kind of game you make friends from. If you want to see what the definition of a successful Kickstarter is, look no further than Last Year. Upcoming platforms are in for a treat, as Last Year: The Nightmare is a killer game.

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CGMagazine
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jan 31, 2019

Last Year: The Nightmare is an admirable take on the asymmetrical survival horror genre, and despite not doing too many things outside of the box, the stellar presentation and level of detail throughout helps the game survive long enough to warrant the price of entry for fans of the genre.

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GameSpace
7.5 / 10.0
GameSpace
Sythrael
7.5 / 10.0
Jan 10, 2019

Last Year: The Nightmare is a five vs one team-based jaunt through a decimated high school playing tag with a serial killer that entertainingly evokes the feel of popular horror B-movies.

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IGN
7.3 / 10.0
IGN

Top Critic

7.3 / 10.0
Dec 31, 2018

Last Year: The Nightmare is among the best the asymmetrical survival-horror genre has to offer so far. While it's light on content and has some severe bugs, the rewarding class-based gameplay and great killer diversity makes each match feel slightly different and equally exciting.

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IGN Spain
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Jan 9, 2019

An interesting way to re-conduct the style of Dead by Daylight. Powerful survivors able to win the battle if they work together. A good experience and full of strategical choices for the serial killer.

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Wccftech
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Dec 28, 2018

Last Year: The Nightmare is a fun, albeit shallow experience that could use more content and reasons to keep playing. In the increasingly crowded market of asymmetrical online horror games, Last Year manages to streamline a lot of what usually makes these types of games so frustrating to play.

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Gaming Nexus
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Jan 21, 2019

While Last Year: The Nightmare shows a lot of promise, the game simply feels shallow at the moment. The game can be really fun at times but no progression, bugs and glitches and horrific balance issues can ruin all the fun.

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Game Informer
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Jan 15, 2019

Last Year's core gameplay is solid, but the thrills are short-lived due to a lack of content

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Gamerheadquarters
6.7 / 10.0
6.7 / 10.0
Jan 21, 2019

I've enjoyed Last Year: The Nightmare, I do find it rather light on content and it favors the survivors too much.

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Total Gaming Network
Jan 13, 2019

Last Year: The Nightmare delivers a well-crafted gameplay experience that ultimately comes up short on content.

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GameSkinny
Dec 20, 2018

Last Year is fairly limited right now and needs some major additions in the coming months, but its an overall solid entry in the asymmetric horror genre.

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