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Blasphemous

Rating Summary

Based on 63 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

85%

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Based on 63 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCSep 10, 2019
Nintendo SwitchSep 10, 2019
PlayStation 4Sep 10, 2019
Xbox OneSep 10, 2019

Developers: The Game Kitchen, Team17

Genres: Adventure, Platformer

A foul curse has fallen upon the land of Cvstodia and all its inhabitants - it is simply known as The Miracle. Play as The Penitent One - a sole survivor of the massacre of the ‘Silent Sorrow’. Trapped in an endless cycle of death and rebirth, it’s down to you to free the world from this terrible fate and reach the origin of your anguish. Explore this nightmarish world of twisted religion and discover its many secrets hidden deep inside. Use devastating combos and brutal executions to smite the hordes of grotesque monsters and titanic bosses. Locate and equip relics, rosary beads and prayers that call on the powers of the heavens to aid you in your quest to break your eternal damnation. KEY FEATURES: Explore a Non-Linear World: Overcome fearsome enemies and deadly traps as you venture through a variety of different landscapes, and search for redemption in the dark gothic world of Cvstodia. Brutal Combat: Release the power of Mea Culpa, a sword born from guilt itself, to slaughter your foes. Acquire devastating new combos and special moves as you purge all in your path. Customise Your Build: Discover and equip Relics, Rosary Beads, Prayers and Sword Hearts to give you the new abilities and stat boosts you need to survive. Experiment with different combinations to suit your playstyle. Epic Boss Battles: Hordes of gigantic, twisted creatures stand between you and your goal. Learn how they move, survive their devastating attacks and emerge victorious. Unlock the Mysteries of Cvstodia: The world is full of tormented souls. Some offer you aid, some may ask for something in return. Uncover the stories and fates of these tortured characters to gain rewards and a deeper understanding of the dark world you inhabit.

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Trailers

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Introducing Blasphemous Livestream | Steam, PS4, Xbox One & Nintendo Switch | 2019

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Blasphemous - Reveal Trailer (PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch)

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Blasphemous is an eery Metroidvania with gorgeous animations and combat that's just a tad too one-dimensional.

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A tough, well-wrought action-platformer distinguished by some toe-curling portrayals of sin.

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PC Gamer

70 / 100
PC Gamer

Lack of depth and variety, and some platforming missteps, stain an otherwise great, oppressive experience.

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An accomplished attempt to create a mix of Dark Souls and traditional Metroidvania, but its bizarre visual style ultimately overshadows its other virtues.

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Blasphemous Xbox One review: Is this Castlevania-like worth buying?

Blasphemous Xbox One review: Is this Castlevania-like worth buying?

Blasphemous is a Castlevania-like game where you have to explore a number of areas and fight terrifying monsters to lift a curse known as The Miracle. However, the truth is much more sinister than you think. To learn more about the game, check out this review.

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