Wasteland 3 Reviews

Wasteland 3 is ranked in the 95th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Sep 13, 2020

Wasteland 3 could be an entertaining game if not for its nonstop softlocks, disappearing items, and idiotic pathfinding (I’ll get into that later), but these problems stood in the way of my enjoyment while chipping away at my patience in a way few other games ever have.

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Guardian
Top Critic
Sep 3, 2020

Colorado is a cold and violent den of outlaws in this characterful action game that gives players choices over its benighted society, but lacks a distinct hook

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70 / 100
Sep 3, 2020

Wasteland 3 is a competent RPG that struggles to distinguish itself from the many other entries of the genre. With such games, the mechanics are all relatively the same, and the writing, choices, and world-building are so much more important. And in these areas, Wasteland 3 is proficient, but not overly impressive.

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70 / 100
Aug 31, 2020

The single-player in Wasteland 3 runs fine, but the co-op is currently a hot mess. If you plan to play co-op, wait for a few more patches before picking it up.

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GameMAG
Top Critic
7 / 10
Sep 15, 2020

Wasteland 3 is in no way a bad or a mediocre game. You can clearly see the passion that went into it's development. You will spend hours upon hours with dozens of well thought out non-linear quests, while interacting with easy to use and well made role-playing systems, all of which gives you true old-school gaming experience. But at the same time Wasteland 3 just can't offer anything we haven't seen before, and myriad of countless technical hiccups is definitely not something we expected to see.

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7.5 / 10.0
Sep 3, 2020

So, when all is said and done, Wasteland 3 provides a character-filled, tactically challenging gameplay experience, providing you have the patience to get to it. Even with that said though, I certainly have enjoyed my time with the game, and I have every intention to keep on playing it.

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7.5 / 10.0
Sep 16, 2020

Technical blemishes aside, Wasteland 3 harkens back to the days of the classic CRPG

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Sep 4, 2020

Despite frequent crashes, Wasteland 3 is a satisfying trip through post-apocalyptic Colorado.

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8 / 10.0
Sep 8, 2020

This action-adventure RPG is an incredible thrillride, and honestly one of the best title’s you will play all year. Wasteland 3 is an essential in 2020.

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8 / 10.0
Sep 6, 2020

Even in its current state, the game is still fantastic. It has great combat and a solid story mixed with humor and a super high replay value that will keep you coming back for more.

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8 / 10
Aug 30, 2020

A massive and detailed tactical RPG, Wasteland 3 offers so much to do. A few technical and visual issues occur, but nothing that will ruin the experience.

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Digitally Downloaded
Matt C.
Top Critic
Sep 18, 2020

Wasteland 3 certainly is enjoyable. It's true to the series' roots and the proto-Fallout, and understands what it is that makes XCOM-style tactical RPGs so captivating. But most of all, it uses its sense of humour and sharp writing to keep its post-apocalypse interesting, despite how well-worn that path has become in the decades since Wasteland first hit.

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Saudi Gamer
مشعل
Top Critic
8 / 10
Sep 5, 2020

A game that went under the radar for many, it surpassed in terms of quality in writing and decisions making consciences, even with annoying technical problems, and control problems for the new gamers on these kinds of games, it is still considered one of the best experiences of this year for sure.

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8 / 10
Oct 5, 2020

Wasteland 3's odd flavor of storytelling and deliberate sense of unease make it one of the more interesting RPGs I've played in a long while.

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8 / 10
Sep 17, 2020

Solid tactical RPG gameplay set in a varied world filled with incredible characters and 'water-cooler' storytelling. Glaring issues aside, Wasteland 3 shines as the pinnacle of this genre and as one of the best games released this year despite its issues.

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8 / 10.0
Sep 1, 2020

Wasteland 3 is great. Brian Fargo delivers an excellent RPG as a farewell to the old generation of consoles. This game offers tons of options to shape the world, make decisions, and suffer the consequences. Despite some flaws, Wasteland 3 also offers a good combat system and keeps the player entertained.

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Sep 1, 2020

Wasteland 3 balances solid turn-based gameplay with strong, tongue-in-cheek storytelling. Longtime fans of the series may despise the new streamlined interface, but those who were intimidated by Wasteland 2's dated presentation may find this one easier to approach.

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Aug 26, 2020

Wasteland 3 is a rewarding game that offers unprecedented choice and is a great jumping on point for new players.

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Aug 26, 2020

Wasteland 3 takes players to a new location and presents them with equally unfamiliar challenges, yet still perfectly demonstrates all of the reasons why this series has had die-hard fans for over three decades, and is absolutely worth playing for anyone looking for their next post-apocalyptic fix.

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Aug 26, 2020

Wasteland 3 is a solid tactical RPG that will keep fans of the genre entertained for hours upon hours. But it doesn't do enough to bring the genre forward to a mainstream audience.

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