Percentile Rank

The Bradwell Conspiracy is ranked in the 10th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 24 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

54

Top Critic Average

33%

Critics Recommend

Based on 24 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Scored Reviews

VideoGamer
8 / 10
8 / 10
Oct 8, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy is a quiet exploration of resistance under capitalism, and the repercussions of a 'better' world. The environments are extravagantly detailed and the puzzles become increasingly intricate, towards a denouement that's shocking yet grounded in our own experiences.

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Leadergamer
Oct 12, 2019

Even though it's a bit short, it still serves you a good story and some good puzzles to solve.

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WellPlayed
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Oct 16, 2019

It's not often that you can forgive puzzles taking a backseat in a puzzle game, but The Bradwell Conspiracy's narrative, visuals and voice acting more than compensate for its lack of puzzling weight

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Gameblog
7 / 10
7 / 10
Oct 15, 2019

The Bradwell COnspiracy is a good adventure game with a passionating universe, and original gameplay principes, but theses principes are underexploited and the game is too easy.

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Xbox Achievements
70%
70%
Oct 11, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy is a game whose lofty concept doesn't quite match its execution. Its light, fairly arbitrary puzzles aren't particularly challenging, but its strong narrative is deployed almost perfectly throughout to weave them all together. The Bradwell Conspiracy is still an enjoyable journey, however, and certainly worthy of your time.

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PC Invasion
7 / 10
7 / 10
Oct 8, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy is a masterpiece of narrative storytelling, brimming with wit and nuance throughout its 5-6 hours of so-so gameplay. While its latter stages begin to drag slightly, The Bradwell Conspiracy is well worth its 14.99 GBP asking price. This one is an essential for any Portal fan, and I can't wait to see what A Brave Plan has in store for their next offering.

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VGChartz
7 / 10
7 / 10
Oct 17, 2019

A lean, exciting conspiracy-thriller whose successes offset some notable faults.

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GameSpew
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Oct 15, 2019

If you’ve enjoyed first-person puzzle games like Portal and The Talos Principle, then The Bradwell Conspiracy deserves a place on your radar.

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AbsoluteXbox
3.4 / 5.0
3.4 / 5.0
Oct 21, 2019

Overall, The Bradwell Conspiracy was a mixed experience for me. The narrative and aesthetics of the game are beautifully crafted. The look of this game is nothing short of amazing and the level design, especially with the puzzles, are enticing yet challenging.

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Windows Central
Oct 8, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy is a game that gets in its own way when it comes to its most important element: puzzles.

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Saving Content
Oct 16, 2019

The most disappointing part of The Bradwell Conspiracy is the illusion of choice at the ending, where there's only one outcome despite how things are worded to you. I enjoyed a lot about my time: unraveling the mystery, interacting with my NPC partner, and solving puzzles that felt innovative. The game is clever, interesting, full of style, and most of all, flawed. It lacks polish in a lot of areas that I think can be patched, but for the time being I'm reserved to recommend. I liked The Bradwell Conspiracy more than it would let me, and this is an intriguing universe that I hope we haven't seen the last of.

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God is a Geek
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Oct 15, 2019

There's a decent story to uncover here. but the puzzles and technical issues you'll endure to reach it will likely put you off.

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GamingTrend
55 / 100
55 / 100
Oct 15, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy presents some interesting concepts and good humor, but all it really does is present them. Puzzles never get interesting or complex, performance is terrible even on an enhanced machine, and it's too short to let its mysteries simmer.

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PSX Brasil
55 / 100
55 / 100
Dec 20, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy had the potential to become a memorable title because of its extremely creative mechanics associated with its thought-provoking storyline. Unfortunately the end result is an average experience, which can pay off if such ideas are well tapped in a possible sequence.

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Nintendo Life
5 / 10
5 / 10
Oct 11, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy offers an intriguing take on the first-person puzzler formula, even if its USP lacks the simple creativity of other similar puzzle games.

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GameSpace
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Oct 22, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy is a mediocre puzzle experience that doesn't last more than 6 hours. Regarding the game's disappointing story, technical issues and easy gameplay, there are better options in the same genre that you can fill your time.

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Darkstation
Nov 15, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy runs terribly, the visuals are nothing special and the narrative is silly at best but that doesn’t stop Amber and the dialogue from standing out. I’d love to see what the developers, A Brave Plan, could do with more focus on the characters rather than plot, and a bigger budget for art and QA

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Pure Nintendo
4.5 / 10.0
4.5 / 10.0
Oct 16, 2019

The truth is, I simply can't recommend The Bradwell Conspiracy in its present state. It just misses the mark in too many areas. With some fine-tuning and polish, its technical shortcomings could eventually be overcome, in which case it'll be ready for primetime. But playing it on the Nintendo Switch now has me reaching for a bottle of ibuprofen.

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Game Revolution
Oct 8, 2019

It’s difficult to fault a game for dreaming big as it still enjoyable to hunt for secrets under Stonehenge. However, that might be because these types of forward-thinking gameplay ideas are almost always alluring. We need to see games with a sense of humanity in its characters and games that can teach the socially awkward in the same way that action games teach reflexes.

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FNintendo
4 / 10
4 / 10
Nov 11, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy is a game that may feature some interesting puzzles and well executed dialogues but unfortunately, it must be said that performance problems and mostly, an unintuitive and constricting gameplay end up harming the experience and many players will feel like there are very few incentives to invest time and energy into this work.

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TechRaptor
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Oct 8, 2019

The Bradwell Conspiracy does a fantastic job of creating a compelling world, but it fails to do anything meaningful with it.

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Video Chums
Oct 10, 2019

The developers of The Bradwell Conspiracy may be onto something with their immersive world, mysterious story, and top-notch voice acting but the game that surrounds all of that is nothing short of irritating.

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NintendoWorldReport
3.5 / 10.0
3.5 / 10.0
Dec 4, 2019

The story makes a big deal out of various themes, but there are only fleeting moments where it all matters. I think that the biggest problem of The Bradwell Conspiracy is that getting through it is neither fun nor rewarding. There are so many frustrating moments to be had that I would simply rather play something else.

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Push Square
3 / 10
3 / 10
Oct 8, 2019

The problem is that while A Brave Plan has some neat ideas for this narrative-based adventure, they’re implemented poorly.

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