Generation Zero

Rating Summary

Based on 61 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

49

Top Critic Average

9%

Critics Recommend

Based on 61 critic reviews
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No Recommendation / Blank
Mar 25, 2019

A moody shooter undermined by a lack of polish and purpose.

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67 / 100
Mar 27, 2019

Menacing robots, a gorgeous world, and an intriguing premise, but ultimately too minimalist for its own good.

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Mike Epstein

Top Critic

4 / 10.0
Mar 27, 2019

Generation Zero is a buggy and poorly designed open-world co-op shooter that tragically squanders its distinctive setting.

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5 / 10.0
Mar 27, 2019

A barrage of technical issues and poor design brings the promising thrills of Generation Zero's concept to a screeching halt

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Unscored
Mar 21, 2019

It all adds up to a game that feels like an excellent first draft. Fans of battle royale games and open-world survival games should feel right at home — that is, until they run up against a mob that’s too big to handle on their own.

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2.5 / 10.0
Mar 26, 2019

There are some genuinely cool moments buried among the slop. If this were an Early Access title, I'd be very content saying to keep an eye on it as it nears release. Considering that this game is being released like this, I will instead warn not to waste any money on this unfinished title..

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5.5 / 10.0
Mar 27, 2019

With the passage of a few hours of game already we will realize that the enormous size of the Generation Zero map does not do justice to the infinitesimal number of playable possibilities.

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8 / 10.0
Mar 25, 2019

Generation Zero combines the open world of an RPG with the shooting and looting of a battle royale, to create a rather special, 80s vision of post-apocalyptic sci-fi, where every fight feels like a battle for survival.

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Unscored
Mar 28, 2019

It has so much potential, and is close to being an decent game. I want to love it, and maybe one day I could. As it stands, though, this needs a lot more time invested in it.

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5 / 10.0
Mar 25, 2019

Generation Zero is a game that has fantastic potential but falls short in so many areas. The Excellent combat and generally great atmosphere is let down by a myriad of bugs, a very limited range of enemies to face off against, boring quests and a world that is just too large and sterile, particularly if played alone. The potential of bug fixes and increased enemy types would make this a fantastic budget purchase, but until that time it's one I would miss unless you know at least two others to co-op with.

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