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Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory

Rating Summary

Based on 9 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

48

Top Critic Average

14%

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General Information

Available on:PCOct 3, 2019

Developers: Black Shamrock, Cyanide Studio

Publisher: Bigben Interactive

Genre: RPG

Paranoia is a CRPG that takes place in humanity's last idyllic refuge, Alpha Complex, which is controlled by Friend Computer. All citizens enjoy a life of joy, cheerfulness and cleanliness. Questioning the benevolence of Friend Computer is an act of treason. Having access to information beyond your security clearance is an act of treason. Refusing to drink your daily dose of Bouncy Bubble Beverage is an act of treason. Treason is punishable by summary execution. Stay alert! Trust no one! Traitors are everywhere, plotting to destroy The Computer, Alpha Complex itself, and our precious way of life. Identify them, report them – or eliminate them as the treasonous scum they are. Keep your laser handy! You lead a team of Troubleshooters with RED security clearance. Your job is to find trouble – and shoot it. Friend Computer monitors your every move, alert for any sign of treason, and will undoubtedly reward you for prompt and heroic action in defence of Alpha Complex – or punish treasonable acts, possibly by assigning you to be used as reactor shielding. A retro-futuristic world filled with technologies as wondrous as they are deadly Create and lead a team of four Troubleshooters working for Friend Computer Choose your specialisations from 9 available skills Unique character progression through cloning (if you die, you progress!) Real time tactical combat system with active pause, inspired by classic CRPG games Original enemies, including malfunctioning robots, aggressive drinks dispensers and defective clones

Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory Reviews

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IGN Italy

5.5 / 10.0
IGN Italy

Overall, Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory feels like a missed opportunity.

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The combat could be more exciting and its over-reliance on walking and talking can be a bit tiring, but Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory remains a challenging and rewarding experience nonetheless.

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I do wish Paranoia: Happiness Is Mandatory had been a bit more daring in the attempt.

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Happiness is incredibly unlikely if you decide to pay money for this.

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Where to Buy

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Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory | Troubleshooting Guide (E3 2019)

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Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory | Welcome to Alpha Complex

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