Minecraft Dungeons

Rating Summary

Based on 94 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

43%

Critics Recommend

Based on 94 critic reviews
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Jul 7, 2020

Mojang's famous video game series goes all action-RPG and proves a fine introduction to the world of fantasy looting

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6.5 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2020

Minecraft Dungeons does promise that DLC is coming, whether this ends up just being a cash grab to add a couple extra levels is yet to be seen. All we can hope for is that this will give fans of the game a reason to return to the game and give a reason to grind out levels and gear, otherwise, Minecraft Dungeons will surely fall to the wayside.

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7 / 10
Jun 22, 2020

A fun and charming new take on the franchise that many fans should enjoy.

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6.5 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2020

Minecraft dungeons had a lot of potential to be a strong and enjoyable game that could engage the gamer for hours. But the developers didn’t use this potential at all and released the game as incomplete as it is. The developers will probably add more content in the future updates and DLCs but right now, the game is not what it was expected to be

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Worth your time
Jun 18, 2020

A simple but enjoyable dungeon crawling experience espacially in co-op.

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Ken McKown

Top Critic

7.5 / 10.0
Jun 17, 2020

Minecraft Dungeons is a solid game that is not only cheap, but accessible. It also helps that it came out on everything and Game Pass owners get to check it out for free. It is great seeing Microsoft expand the series out to more genres. The recognizable fidelity aids in it reaching a larger audience and the price tag makes it an impulse purchase. It also helps that the quality is there. I think anyone who takes a dive into Minecraft Dungeons will have a great time.

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7.4 / 10.0
Jun 16, 2020

Minecraft Dungeons is a competent hack n' slash RPG; nothing more, nothing less. It has the outward charm of the creative masterpiece that inspired it, but very little depth. What is here is fun for a time in solo or co-op, but don't expect it to hold your attention long-term.

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7.8 / 10.0
Jun 11, 2020

With a short campaign mode and lack of crafting, Minecraft Dungeons may not be a hardcore offering that will give you hundreds of hours of play, but it is a perfect way to spend a few hours playing together with friends or your kids while you wait for the next season of your favorite dungeon crawler to start up.

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Jun 8, 2020

The epitome of good things coming in small packages, Minecraft Dungeons is simple, wholesome fun.

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Jun 6, 2020

At its heart, Minecraft Dungeons is the sort of release that feels like it rides on the coattails of greater games a little too much. If this game did not have the Minecraft branding, it’s not much of a leap to assume that it would scarcely garner any attention based purely on its own merits. The gear system, combat, level design, and presentation is all fine and entertaining in its own right, but there’s little here that we could point to that elevates this game alongside or above peers such as Torchlight II, Diablo III or Path of Exile. Bearing this in mind, we’d give Minecraft Dungeons a very light recommendation to those of you looking for a surface-level introduction to the ARPG genre or for something to play in co-op with the kids. If that doesn’t describe you, then we’d suggest going with either Torchlight II or Diablo III, which both offer a more substantial and fulfilling experience of this genre.

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