Heaven's Vault

Rating Summary

Based on 31 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

72%

Critics Recommend

Based on 31 critic reviews
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9.5 / 10.0
Apr 18, 2019

A totally unique odyssey that immediately envelops the player in a richly detailed universe ripe with intriguing lore and some of the finest storytelling on PS4, Heaven's Vault is an essential odyssey for all to embark upon.

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9 / 10.0
Nov 24, 2019

With Heaven's Vault Inkle offers us another amazingly packaged adventure, able to focus on very few playful elements, decorated with overflowing aesthetic and artistic qualities.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 26, 2019

My final score for Heaven's Vault is a 9 out of 10, and I'm only taking off the point for some small issues like the slow movement and the minor issue I have with map navigation. Other than that, I adore this game. Inkle studios has really impressed me with this release and I look forward to exploring more of their games in the future.

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Apr 17, 2019

Heaven's Vault is rough around the edges, but its sense of discovery and self-fulfillment are unparalleled thanks to its commitment to player agency and its unique language-translation mechanic.

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9 / 10.0
May 8, 2019

Heaven’s Vault is a flawed experience, with the flaws jumping out early and persisting until the end of the story. But there’s way too many other things bundled into this package to simply ignore them on that premise alone. I wasn’t expecting to like Heaven’s Vault as much as I did, but it’s honestly one of the more enjoyable games I’ve had the pleasure of going through so far this year.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 16, 2019

Heaven's Vault is a puzzle game you haven't experienced before. From its engaging story to its engrossing fictional language and puzzles, this is a game that feels rewarding in a way that no other game has done before.

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88 / 100
Apr 16, 2019

Heaven's Vault communicates the beauty of assigning meaning to symbols, and thus the people who wrote them.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 16, 2019

Heaven's Vault manages to make me look forward to learning a new language, which is something I honestly never thought a game could do.

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8.5 / 10.0
May 4, 2019

Heaven's Vault is an unusual game about exploring ruins of ancient civilizations and learning their language. It's easily described as an 'archaeologist-linguist simulator', which has interesting plot, many nice dialogs and tons of moons to visit. Get ready for great and memorable adventure!

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 15, 2019

Heaven’s Vault is a stunning achievement in interactive narratives and is an absolute must play

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