Warhammer: Chaosbane

EKO Software, Bigben Interactive

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
67
Top Critic Average
35%
Critics Recommend
Based on 73 critic reviews
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Warhammer: Chaosbane

Rating Summary

Based on 73 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

35%

Critics Recommend

Based on 73 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 4, 2019
Xbox OneJun 4, 2019
PCJun 4, 2019

Developer: EKO Software

Publisher: Bigben Interactive

In a world ravaged by war and dominated by magic, you are the last hope for the Empire of Man against the Chaos hordes. Playing solo or with up to 4 in local or online co-op, choose a hero from 4 character classes with unique and complementary skills, and prepare for epic battles wielding some of the most powerful artefacts of the Old World. • THE FIRST HACK AND SLASH set in the Warhammer Fantasy world, told through an all-new story written by Mike Lee (a Black Library author) and featuring a soundtrack composed by Chance Thomas. • FEROCIOUS BATTLES: from the sewers of Nuln to the ruined streets of Praag, fight your way through monster hordes using over 180 different powers. Activate your bloodlust, a devastating skill, to escape the most perilous situations. • 4 CHARACTER CLASSES, each with unique skills and customisation: a soldier of the Empire who can take heavy damage, a Dwarf specialising in melee combat, a High Elf who deals ranged damage by manipulating magic or a Wood Elf who lays deadly traps and wields the bow like no other! • AN XXL BESTIARY with over 70 monsters aligned with the Chaos Gods and unique bosses. Battle Nurgle's minions, Khorne's spawn and waves of other vile creatures! • OPTIMIZED FOR CO-OP: solo or with up to 4 players, local or online, the class synergy and interface have been designed for co-op. Combine different skills and powers to create even more devastating effects. • HIGH REPLAY VALUE: Story mode, a boss rush mode, countless dungeons and regular updates offer a rich and varied gaming experience. And with 10 difficulty levels, you can find the right challenge to test your abilities.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane - Rise of Chaos (PEGI Gameplay Trailer)

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Warhammer: Chaosbane – Captain Of The Empire Gameplay | PEGI

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IGN

8.7 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

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

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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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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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