Death end re;Quest

IDEA Factory

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
69
Top Critic Average
52%
Critics Recommend
Based on 29 critic reviews
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Death end re;Quest

Rating Summary

Based on 29 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

52%

Critics Recommend

Based on 29 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 19, 2019

Developer: IDEA Factory

Genre: RPG

"Death end re;Quest is a game that takes the classic turn-based RPG and turns it on its head. Players are able to change the game's genre and switch game modes from RPG into fighting, shooter, and even a slot mode. You'll also be able to jump at will between the in-game world and the real world to investigate your missing friend, unlocking one of the multiple endings. Choose wisely, as lines between fantasy and reality will begin to blur.

Preorder your copy to get these EXCLUSIVE bonus DLC weapons:
• Lily's Atomic Spray
• Clea's Mach Raid
• Celica's Venus Blade"
- Jump between reality and in-game modes, as players will need to investigate in the real world to solve the mysterious inner-workings of the World Odyssey, and switch to an in-game view mode to battle against glitched-out monters. Your decision can change the game's ending.
- In this turn-based command battle system, you can roam freely & duke it out with fearsome monsters. During battle, players can change the game's genre from a first-person shooter to a fighter game.
- While exploring, players will need to activate character-specific dungeons skills to access hard-to-reach areas and hidden treasures.
- In this hyper-realistic game world, players must help Shina escape a game universe filled with infected bosses and mesmerizing environments.
- Enjoy original Japanese and English voices and English subtitles.

Where to Buy

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5
Strong Head
4
Fair Head
10
Weak Head
6
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TheSixthAxis

7 / 10
Miguel Moran

Compile Heart set out to prove they could do something different by making Death end re;Quest, and they absolutely succeeded. Unfortunately, the interesting ideas at the heart of the game are undone by the groan-inducing and lengthy dialogue that often tries too hard to be taken seriously. Edgy writing aside, Death end re;Quest has marvellous gameplay that kept me glued to my controller. It's a strong package for JRPG fans, but you might end up wanting to use that skip button during cutscenes.

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Attack of the Fanboy

Attack of the Fanboy

With it's disquieting atmosphere and horror-fueled setting, Death end re;Quest is one of Compile Heart's most intriguing titles to date. However, much like other entries under the Galapagos RPG brand, it occasionally feels like the core gameplay plays second fiddle to everything else.

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GamingTrend

45 / 100
GamingTrend

Death end re;Quest is not a terrible game, but it certainly doesn't do much to stand out from a crowded and trope friendly glut of JRPG titles. The battle mode plays like a game of pool and has a lot of interesting features, but the writing is tired, the characters are overly sexualized and mentally deficient as always, and the game is set in a bland world with little detail or points of interest. Death end re;Quest is another game for fans of long dialogues leading nowhere.

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PlayStation Universe

7 / 10.0
Timothy Nunes

Death end re;Quest is far from perfect, with pacing and creative choices dragging things down. However, a simplistic, yet appealing combat and well-delivered character-based narrative make this a journey RPG fans can sink their teeth into. It may not be for everyone, but it has merit.

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