Operencia: The Stolen Sun

Rating Summary

Based on 35 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

89%

Critics Recommend

Based on 35 critic reviews
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61 / 100
Apr 26, 2019

Unique folkloric inspiration and interesting tactical considerations are let down by a slow second half.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2019

Operencia offers a consistently entertaining blend of combat and puzzle-solving from beginning to end

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8 / 10
Mar 29, 2019

Operencia transports you somewhere far, far away, and once you get there, you'll probably want to stay a while.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 29, 2019

A good classic dungeon crawler that may be too rude for non-usual players of the gente.

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7 / 10.0
Mar 27, 2020

Operencia: The Stolden Sun is a decent slice of adventuring fun that feels like a bit of a weird fit for the Switch but functions well on Nintendo's console nevertheless, and often feels unique, though rarely essential.

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85 / 100
Apr 9, 2019

Operencia is a great dungeon crawling experience that you shouldn't sleep on, especially if you're a fan of the genre. While some of the mechanics and presentation are a little hit-or-miss, that shouldn't scare you away from the unique world, memorable characters, and excellent combat that Operencia has to offer.

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7 / 10
Mar 31, 2020

Where the game really shines is in its entertaining writing and story-telling.

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9 / 10.0
Mar 27, 2020

Zen Studios new dungeon crawler takes the tropes of an oft neglected genre, and updates them with wit and style. Operencia: The Stolen Sun oozes charm, with the perfect balance of combat, exploration, puzzles, and funny bantering characters. This game is a complete winner, and any fan of dungeon crawlers shouldn't hesitate to pick it up.

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85 / 100
Apr 14, 2019

Zen Studios has created a beautiful dungeon crawling RPG that not only will please the diehard blobber fan but also newcomers thanks to clever modern sensibilities. While the tile-based movement isn’t perfect, don’t let that hold you back from experiencing everything else Operencia: The Stolen Sun has to offer. You won’t regret it.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 9, 2019

Operencia: The Stolen Sun is an excellent throwback to old-school first-person dungeon crawler games, complete with solid mechanics, a predictable yet enjoyable story and a very well written cast of characters. While the old-school influence is dominant throughout the game, many of these features have been modernized, so even those who never played the classics will find something to enjoy in Operencia, from the beautiful art style to the turn-based battle system and dungeon exploration.

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