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“A satisfying bit of bone crunching fun, Redeemer brings some much welcomed innovation to a sometimes stale genre. A short run-time and a few technical hiccups are the only things holding the game back from greatness.”
It's a fun thrill ride while it lasts. Redeemer Enhanced Edition is kind of a one and done game and it’s not a very long one. Having said that, what you get in that one playthrough is some gripping action, solid gameplay, and a chance to team up with a buddy. There’s potentially the makings of an exciting new IP here and I just hope, if they ever do a Redeemer 2, it benefits from some of that potential.
Redeemer Enhanced Edition doesn't add much to the formula but it's still a pleasant way to change your mind with some funny violence. And a friend with you on the couch.
Review in French | Read full review
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition offers a brutal adventure that is full of imaginative and enjoyable ways to beat down your foes… believe me, there’ll be a LOT of blood spilled on your roughly seven-hour adventure. It does have a few missteps along the way thanks to some unimaginative and repetitive level design, but the incredibly satisfying combat mechanics and the fantastic multiplayer component help ensure that Redeemer: Enhanced Edition is an enjoyable addition to the brawler genre and one that console gamers really ought to check out.
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition doesn't do anything new or creative, but still, gameplay is great and addictive. You can take down enemies in some brutal and satisfying ways. You have both ranged weapons and melee Weapons in your arsenal which You should Use according to the situation. enemy variety is totally fine. Also the addition of local co-op is a very interesting option. If the game didn't suffer from some technical issues and bugs, and also level design was more complex and deep, Redeemer Could have delivered a better experience. Still If You want to enjoy killing enemies in some brutal ways and experience a nice top down beat 'em up-shoot 'em up, give Redeemer: Enhanced Edition a shot. You won't be disappointed.
Review in Persian | Read full review
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition leaves mixed impressions. The developers tried to create a simple and fun cooperative beat 'em up, but a lot of technical problems, poor animation and boring boss fights prevent to get real pleasure from the gameplay. It may well appeal to fans of the genre, who will close their eyes to the shortcomings, but all the others are unlikely to be interested.
Review in Russian | Read full review
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition is a frustrating one for me because I would recommend it so much more if it didn’t have all the technical issues that it has. That said, there’s a promising game underneath all that and the game is satisfying enough to play that I would recommend it if you have a lot of patience and have the ability to see past a bunch of technical faults and glitches. It’s a game I don’t regret spending my time with and it’s a pretty competent top-down, twin-stick shooter all things considered. It gets a Thumb Culture Silver Award from me!
Redeemer's combat is world class; revealing itself to be both hugely satisfying and wonderfully tactile. It's just a shame that there isn't enough game built around it and that the game which is there, appears so very unambitious. Nonetheless, Redeemer is more than capable of providing a barrage of violent thrills for a good few hours all the same.
I had a blast playing through Redeemer, but I can’t cover up its underlying issues. It’s frantic action is fun for awhile, but it can grow tiresome over time. The visual glitches and animation issues, along with the significant frame rate issues really takes down Redeemer’s quality of gameplay with a hard charged-punch. For those who are craving an action-packed journey of redemption you might be able to look past these issues. However, in its current state it might not be for all fans of the action genre.
If mowing down brainless mercenaries and mutants in confined spaces is your thing, then you’ll feel right at home with the Redeemer: Enhanced Edition. But if you are expecting something more from the £25/$30 which you’ll have to spend on this particular release, then you will be inexplicably disappointed – especially when faced with title’s numerous issues.
Way too simple, with a lot of storytelling and character development issues, Redeemer: Enhanced Edition can still deliver something positive with a fun, more complex but underexplored combat. It ends up being a poor execution even though it has the potential to be better.
Review in Portuguese | Read full review
An enjoyable game but not something that you have to play, it's disappointingly short and has a definite unfinished feel in places. I finished the game in three sittings, in well under five hours combined without really even trying to hammer through it on a moderate difficulty, so seasoned gamers will have this smashed in no time.
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition is almost the game it wants to be, the game we all want it to be, but even this improved port can't change the fact that it simply isn't.
Nothing from the weird upgrade change to the technical glitches stops Redeemer from being enjoyable. It’s a solid brawler that hits hard and delivers a fun action movie good time for a few hours.
There’s an attempt to divide skills between two different paths, but with such a barebones approach to stealth, you’ll often just run in, pull limbs off and start dealing death loudly. If these issues can be addressed then those looking for Mortal Kombat-levels of gore will slake their thirst for blood, but until then, its performance remains as battered as your unfortunate enemies.
I'd love to be able to recommended Redeemer: Enhanced Edition to you. Its top-down shoot and beat 'em up combat is tremendous fun, and the local drop-in and out co-op mode is treat, but there's way too many game breaking bugs and glitches that hold up any recommendation. If these issues are fixed with a patch then feel free to add a few points to the score, otherwise you're best off looking for your gory thrills and spills elsewhere.