Control

505 Games, Remedy Entertainment

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OpenCritic Rating
84
Top Critic Average
90%
Critics Recommend
Based on 176 critic reviews
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Control

Rating Summary

Based on 176 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

Based on 176 critic reviews
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Control Reviews Summary

Summary: 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.

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 27, 2019
Xbox OneAug 27, 2019
PCAug 27, 2019

Developer: Remedy Entertainment

Publisher: 505 Games

Genres: Action, Adventure

After a secretive agency in New York is invaded by an otherworldly threat, you become the new director struggling to regain control. - Explore diverse environments and shifting architecture in a deep unpredictable world, set within a sprawling New York building - Define your play style by integrating supernatural abilities, upgrades, and modifiable loadouts - Harness dynamic environmental destruction for exciting combat possibilities and master complex ritual to alter your surroundings - Dive into a dark and brutalist-inspired world where daily reality has been corrupted by an otherworldly force

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

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Audience Reviews

8 / 10
Make no mistake, this is a superb piece of video game design, and keep the word design in mind. It's atmosphere is suitably mysterious and often creepy. The construction of The Old House is an amazing sandbox to fight your way around. The writing is great, the story isn't meant to be entirely coherent but it never feels ridiculous. The huge amount of collectibles really enhance

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Control Ultimate Edition Controversy Continues After Some Players Were Accidentally Upgraded

Control Ultimate Edition Controversy Continues After Some Players Were Accidentally Upgraded

Control Ultimate Edition isn't being given out to players as a free upgrade like many other games, which has already upset some fans. But it's gotten worse as some players were mistakenly, albeit briefly, upgraded anyway.

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Remedy Strongly Teasing Alan Wake 2 in New Control DLC

Remedy Strongly Teasing Alan Wake 2 in New Control DLC

The final piece of DLC for Control is now available, one year after its original launch, and for fans of Remedy's past work, it's a must-play experience.

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505 Games Explains Why Only Control's Ultimate Edition Will Provide a Next-Gen Upgrade

505 Games Explains Why Only Control's Ultimate Edition Will Provide a Next-Gen Upgrade

Publisher 505 Games has offered an explanation on why only the Ultimate Edition of Control will offer a next-gen upgrade

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Control Ultimate Edition Has Been Announced

Control Ultimate Edition Has Been Announced

Control Ultimate Edition has been officially unveiled, and will be coming to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

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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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