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Control

505 Games, Remedy Entertainment
Aug 27, 2019 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

IGN
8.8 / 10
PC Gamer
88 / 100
Eurogamer
Recommended
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Easy Allies
9 / 10
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10

Review Summary

MightyCritic Consensus

Control is one of the most unique game releases of 2019, but its solid gameplay, engaging narrative and stellar world design make it an absolute delight to play.

Engaging Narrative

Control features an thrilling story of government espionage and paranatural phenomena.

Distinctive Combat System

Control let's you utilise paranatural powers by using the environment around you to take down enemies.

Unparalleled World Design

The Oldest House is an absolute joy to wander and discover, it's a masterclass in world design.


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Control Trailers

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Control - Launch Trailer - Out on the 27th of August (ESRB)

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What is Control: Seizing Power (PEGI)

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What is Control: Searching For The Truth (PEGI)


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Critic Reviews for Control

Control is set in an engrossingly weird paranormal world that I couldn’t help but explore.

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Jesse's telekinesis joins Half-Life 2's juiced gravity gun in the videogame physics toy hall of fame.

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Giddy action and astonishing art design combine in one of the great locations of modern video games.

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Metro GameCentral

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The flawed storytelling squanders its full potential but even with a few missteps this is still one of the most enjoyable action games of the year.

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The perfect blend of narrative and gameplay, coherency and strangeness, Control is a game we'll be talking about for generations.

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Control's intense firefights are fun, but they don't evolve much in the second half. Fortunately, its unsettling mood and explosive moments more than balance the scales

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A different kind of haunted house makes Control hard to resist.

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OpenCritic Coverage

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Insider Says Alan Wake 2 Is Coming Via Epic's Publishing Deal

When Epic signed several teams to publishing deals last year, one of them was Remedy Games, the team behind Alan Wake, Control, and Quantum Break. Now, an insider says the game the studio is working on for Epic is Alan Wake 2.

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Another Batch of Games Have Been Announced for Xbox Game Pass

Another Batch of Games Have Been Announced for Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has announced another batch of games that will be making their way to Xbox Game Pass soon.

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Control is Coming to the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S in February

Control is Coming to the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S in February

It has been announced that Control will make its way over to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S early next year

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A Large Number of Titles Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass

A Large Number of Titles Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass

17 Games have been announced for Xbox Game Pass

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