Espire 1: VR Operative

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Based on 6 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

67

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65 / 100
Dec 9, 2019

Espire 1's VR stealth is brimming with neat ideas, but the end product is slightly less than the sum of its parts.

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Ben Lombardo

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70 / 100
Dec 27, 2019

Espire 1: VR Operative is good for those new to VR wanting to experience what the platform has to offer without getting easily motion sick. But for those wanting to play a serious stealth title with incredible gameplay mechanics, the unmistakable bugs and annoying enemies may make you want to put down the controllers.

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5.5 / 10.0
Dec 7, 2019

Several weeks after release (and several patches deep) Espire 1: VR Operative is ultimately an unfinished game. I have no problem with Early Access titles on PC, but by the time a game hits the PlayStation Store, my expectations are that it is in a playable state. After two patches, Espire 1: VR Operative still feels largely unpolished (and at times, actively broken). Proceed with caution.

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7 / 10.0
Dec 5, 2019

Ghillie up in a robo-suit, bust into a classified military facility, and try not to get caught. Or, alternatively, shoot your way through every guard.

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7 / 10.0
Dec 30, 2019

Patch after patch, this game improves and matures into something special. It's the best of its kind in an undersaturated genre and it's entirely worth your time to investigate. Although it isn't a true "Triple-A" outing of a game; it certainly paves the way for greatness in future instalments or clones thanks to innovative stealthy gameplay and fun modes and exploration.

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Nov 26, 2019

Espire 1: VR Operative is a fun stealth game that suffers from bad AI and a dull story. It's saved by great movement and replayability.

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