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The Padre

Feardemic, Shotgun with Glitters
Apr 18, 2019 - PC, Nintendo Switch

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Critic Reviews for The Padre

The Padre is a great idea, let down by a lack of proper direction and some frustratingly obtuse puzzle design.

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While The Padre is a far from perfect indie offering, its mixture of satisfyingly challenging puzzles, a dark sense of humour and a perennial love for classic survival horror makes for an intriguing addition to the genre. The issues with combat and the sometimes infuriating nature of its puzzles can grate, but with a little extra polish The Padre has the potential to be a real hidden gem on Nintendo Switch.

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The Padre has some interesting ideas, but they're undermined by a stiff gameplay and an art style that doesn't quite match the game's tone.

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The Padre is a delightfully creepy game that you can move through at your own pace, with plenty of treats for horror fans to find amidst the central mystery.

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The Padre has so much potential but sadly it fails to deliver on most of the aspects I was really looking forward to. With uninteresting gameplay and clunky controls it's fairly difficult for me to recommend this game as a survival horror. If you go into this expecting a witty adventure, you may enjoy it more.

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Taking on the role of demon-hunting, wisecracking priest Alexander and exploring a visually-distinctive voxel mansion is pretty enjoyable. If you can survive the awkward controls and story, it's a cozy, competent creepfest.

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RETRO 3D HORROR-ADVENTURE TITLE THE PADRE out now for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Survive old-school terror as a demon-hunting priest.

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It is good retro style horror adventure with some weak parts and it is not for everybody.

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