Percentile Rank

RICO is ranked in the 41st percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 10 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

56%

Critics Recommend

Based on 10 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

VG247
Unscored
Unscored
Mar 11, 2019

It’s not going to win any Game of the Year awards, but if you’re looking for a fun co-op game that scratches a similar itch to something like PayDay, Rico is well worth picking up.

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Scored Reviews

Pure Nintendo
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Mar 13, 2019

I found myself pleasantly surprised by RICO, and see myself coming back to it for weeks to come. If you're a fan of either the Borderlands or Payday series, this game is a must try for you.

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Nintendo Life
8 / 10
8 / 10
Mar 11, 2019

RICO is simple, moreish fun in arcade FPS form; a literal corridor shooter that makes every gunfight a glorious exchange of bullets as you fight your way to the words 'Room cleared' over and over again.

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PlayStation Universe
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Mar 11, 2019

A fiendishly compelling re-imagining of the gun-toting cop shows of yore, RICO is an effortlessly playable, highly enjoyable and deceptively clever roguelike FPS that is at it's very best when enjoyed with friends.

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FingerGuns
8 / 10
8 / 10
Mar 11, 2019

When you’re powering through mansions like Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, blasting your way through bad guys and smashing up the place all for the greater good, RICO really comes into its own. It’s by far the most fun we’ve had playing an online co-op game this year. It isn’t even close.

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Nintendo Enthusiast
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Mar 16, 2019

Overall, Rico has quite a bit in terms of randomized levels and tasks to complete in its roguelike first-person shooter setting. However, the game trips over itself when random placements hinder level progression. These instances become more frustrating as level difficulty ramps up. Still, there's a lot of potential with Rico. I wouldn't mind revisiting the game after a patch or two. As it stands, its a nice addition to the online multiplayer shooter library on Nintendo Switch.

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Black Red Gaming
Mar 11, 2019

RICO combines rogue-lite elements and slow motion action to create a satisfying gameplay loop that can be revisited time and time again.

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Daily Star
Mar 11, 2019

Turn up your favourite high-octane rock music, and get ready to lose a couple of hours in this mindlessly fun shoot-em-up.

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Digitally Downloaded
Mar 18, 2019

Rico is too limited to reward sustained play, but in short bursts, whether you're playing in single player or co-op, it can be a blast.

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VideoGamer
4 / 10
4 / 10
Mar 15, 2019

RICO has a cracking central idea, but it's strained by awkward mission design, shaky performance, and a whippy aim that often misses the mark.

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