Forager

Rating Summary

Based on 25 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

75%

Critics Recommend

Based on 25 critic reviews
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8 / 10.0
Aug 2, 2019

Despite some unevenness, Forager is absolutely worth a look. If anyone ever asks me for a relaxing game that they can throw themselves into and become obsessed with for a week, this is my pick.

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TheSixthAxis

Top Critic

8 / 10
Aug 1, 2019

Forager is a lovely surprise, its simple appearance disguising a huge amount of content packed under the surface. Rarely has crafting been as enjoyable and streamlined, whilst the sheer range of things to do means that you never have to feel bored. You're always working towards something whilst the dungeons are well designed and feature classic puzzles which makes for a refreshing change of pace from the relentless acquisition. All in all, Forager is a gem, and well deserves to dig its way under your skin. Just don't complain to me it's 4AM and you're still mining.

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8 / 10
Apr 24, 2019

While it isn't without a few faults, it's very much an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon or two with, then return to later in the week to see how much more you can take on.

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8.5 / 10.0
Aug 6, 2019

Forager is a fiendishly addictive incremental game with crisp, low-fi visuals, compelling game play loop and clever pacing. Just make sure you don't have to be anywhere before you begin playing!

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Unscored
Apr 26, 2019

If you prefer your pleasures somewhere on the periphery of your attention, you’ll find there are plenty to pluck off the branch here.

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75 / 100
Apr 22, 2019

Forager marries everything you love about survival-adventures with everything you didn't know you wanted in one. A casual yet chaotic experience that's worth a try despite a slight lack of polish.

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80 / 100
May 14, 2019

Forager will never replace Minecraft or Stardew Valley, but it certainly has a good thing going for it. The gameplay is fast, the 2D art is very cute and welcoming. It’s incredibly easy to pick up and leave off. It’s a perfect game for someone who wants something quick and fast. I just hope that maybe we will see updates in the future for more islands, more NPCs and quests.

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7 / 10
Aug 2, 2019

Thanks to simple controls and near constant progression, this can quickly become unbelievably addictive. There's a lot more to Forager than meets the eye. Save for some occasionally fiddly controls, this is a pleasant surprise indeed.

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85 / 100
Aug 16, 2019

With the promise of DLC, on top of the essentially endless gameplay, Forager is easily something you’ll get bang for your buck with.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 24, 2019

Forager is a quirky, relaxing game that is dripping with charm. A simple premise expanded on in meaningful and tangible ways creates a title that is not only delicious fun but also thoroughly addictive.

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