The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics

Rating Summary

Based on 49 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

62

Top Critic Average

18%

Critics Recommend

Based on 49 critic reviews
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75 / 100
Feb 6, 2020

This Netflix tie-in is an awkward adaptation, but a surprisingly smart strategy game.

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Mike Epstein

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5 / 10.0
Feb 4, 2020

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics can be a passable, if bland, strategy RPG with great inspirations, but lacks the polish or depth to make a strong impression of its own.

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5 / 10
Feb 5, 2020

A competent enough clone of Final Fantasy Tactics but unlike the TV show it lacks any real sense of imagination or invention.

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6.3 / 10.0
Feb 6, 2020

Too much grinding and a limited array of tactical options hold the game back

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7 / 10
Feb 10, 2020

An enjoyable addendum to The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Tactics offers hours of strategic fun, though those familiar with the source material will get the most out of it.

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7 / 10
Feb 4, 2020

Ultimately, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics feels like two love letters in the same package. It clearly goes out of its way to deliver the narrative of the Netflix series in a reasonably solid fashion, and utilizes some of the best parts of tactical RPG games that came before to do it. That said, it misses the mark on certain elements.

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Feb 4, 2020

The Dark Crystal fans will certainly be happy to leap back into the world originally created by Jim Henson once again with The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, but those just looking for a new tactical RPG to play would be better suited looking elsewhere.

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6 / 10.0
Feb 4, 2020

If you're a huge fan of The Dark Crystal you may get a kick from Age of Resistance Tactics, but it doesn't do nearly enough to stand out in a fairly busy genre

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5 / 10
Feb 7, 2020

Tactics is for those who've watched The Dark Crystal, but it doesn't hold a candle to the depth and richness of the show. You should give that a go, though. I know it's got Muppets in it. It's still good.

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70 / 100
Feb 16, 2020

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is a mid-tier game with a top-tier Netflix tie-in. Where it delivers on tactical combat, it falls down in being overly grindy for resources, and a direct-from-mobile interface. If you like tactics, and you think Hup is the cutest thing ever to wield a soup spoon, then you'll like Age of Resistance Tactics.

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