Warhammer: Chaosbane is ranked in the 38th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Critic Reviews

58 / 100
May 31, 2019

Mediocre and repetitive, there are far better options for action RPGs out there.

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T.J. Hafer
Top Critic
8.7 / 10.0
May 31, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane can stand proudly alongside some of the best games that have used the foreboding, Gothic Old World as a setting.

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7 / 10
May 31, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane is a good, solid dungeon crawling action RPG, but outside of a well executed Warhammer theme it's just not doing anything new. I feel bad for underselling Chaosbane, as I did enjoy my time with it. However, it's standing in the shadow of Diablo III, a titan that's been doing it for a long time and that you can't help but make comparisons with. Warhammer: Chaosbane is good and it could mature into something great, but right now it pales next to its daddy.

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Shacknews
Top Critic
9 / 10
May 31, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane tries to do new and unique things to the dungeon crawler genre. To simply call it a "Diablo clone" would be insulting. The team deserves a standing ovation for their attention to detail.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jun 27, 2019

A good Diablo like game that doesn't does anything particularly new but still is fun specially when playing on coop.

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7.3 / 10.0
May 31, 2019

An overall enjoyable tromp into the fantasy half of the Warhammer universe. Many similarities with Diablo 3 allow Chaosbane to differentiate itself from its other rivals.

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6.5 / 10.0
Jun 4, 2019

If you're after a fairly enjoyable loot-chaser to work out some of that daily stress, Chaosbane is worth a look.

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Unscored
May 31, 2019

Iif you feel like switching your brain off for a bit and doing some serviceable mulching then….maybe? I feel like Eko Software had a chance to bring back some of that dread and foreboding to the Diablo formula that Diablo 3 did away with. Warhammer is baroque and silly but it’s also rich with detail and tragic heroes, and Chaosbane plays the whole thing a bit straight, storywise.

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70 / 100
Jun 8, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane is a solid first entry into the ARPG genre for the franchise. There are some cool twists on the theme like the God Tier system, but there are equally as many baffling decisions such as the matchmaking system, lack of economy, and decidedly absent customization options. There are the makings of a solid ARPG in here, but it needs a little more time in the oven to bake.

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Jun 3, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane is a good game, but it would've been better had it featured expansive environments.

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Dave Aubrey
Top Critic
7.5 / 10.0
Nov 13, 2020

Warhammer: Chaosbane is saved by the monster-slaying action since the narrative isn't much to play for. If you can find friends to play online with this is an excellent adventure, but while solo the repetition may set in a bit too quickly.

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6 / 10.0
Nov 11, 2020

An all-encompassing edition of Warhammer's latest foray into Diablo style dungeon crawling, Warhammer: Chaosbane Slayer Edition struggles to stand out with its grindy gameplay and poor use of the DualSense controller. That said, there is sufficient depth in its character build creation and near endless quest lines that those who can withstand its less agreeable aspects will find much to tide them over.

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GameMAG
Top Critic
6 / 10
Aug 12, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane is mediocre game that can be fun to play in co-op with friends and then forget forever. Or try to master it alone, suffering from monotony и boring plot. The most desperate fans of the genre and the universe of Warhammer can try, but better on sale. And for the rest - just pass by.

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Drew Leachman
Top Critic
7 / 10.0
Jul 17, 2019

Warhammer: Chaosbane has the potential to be a top tier action RPG in the likes of Diablo, Torchlight, and Grim Dawn, but as it stands now, it is a fun 10 hours with the endgame content being watered down.

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May 31, 2019

Repetitive, meandering, and streamlined to a fault, Warhammer: Chaosbane lacks the depth to keep you invested well past the shallow endgame. It's a shame given the rich lore and enemy design.

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5 / 10
Jun 4, 2019

This Diablo clone shares many of the mechanics with the famous dungeon-'em-up, but scarcely manages to execute them with the anywhere close to the same degree of quality. The moment to moment gameplay is where Warhammer: Chaosbane falls shortest, offering a loop that is neither fun nor addictive by any recognisable measure thanks to dull combat and disappointing loot. There's little reason to recommend Warhammer: Chaosbane in a world in which Diablo III exists – which is the world we currently live in – so we're not recommending it.

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8 / 10.0
Jun 3, 2019

It doesn't really introduce anything new to the genre, yet Warhammer: Chaosbane is a nice hack & slash ARPG with a deep and engaging endgame.

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6.5 / 10.0
May 31, 2019

Warhammer Chaosbane is a great start to a new ARPG, but it definitely feels like a "start". The skill system feels too restrictive, the loot drops come too slow, and the environments and enemies are repetitive. That said, the game still manages to be fun to play, but more development is needed to make Chaosbane one for the ages.

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May 31, 2019

This Diablo-like dungeon crawler is a fundamentally fun experience but lacks some polish in spots

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ABreaker1477
Top Critic
8.2 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2020

Warhammer: Chaosbane Slayer Edition is a title that is not far from the line of classic games of the genre, however, provides everything necessary to become one of the favorites of fans of ARPG games and fans of the universe of Warhammer.

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