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Helldivers

Rating Summary

Based on 45 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

77%

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Based on 45 critic reviews
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Summary: Helldivers combines the best parts of the shoot-'em-up and strategy genre and delivers it with excellent co-op minded gameplay. However, this is it's downfall as critics note how it is not as satisfying to play without friends.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 4, 2015
PCDecember 2015

Developer: Arrowhead Game Studios

Publisher: SCEA

Genres: Action, Third-Person Shooter

HELLDIVERS™ is a top-down squad shooter set in a dystopian future where mankind is ruled by a managed democracy. As part of the elite unit called the HELLDIVERS, players must work together to protect Super Earth and defeat the enemies of mankind in an intense intergalactic war. Available exclusively as a cross-buy on PS4™, PS3™, and PS Vita systems, HELLDIVERS™ features cross-play and cross-save.
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HELLDIVERS - Launch Trailer | PS4, PS3, PS Vita

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The star of the show isn't your foes, though, and it certainly isn't the fascist 'goodies' you're cast as in this knockabout imperialist satire. The star of the show is the panic that's generated as you head into adventure, knowing that you're this close to screwing everything up for your team in a darkly hilarious manner.

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Brutal, focused, and mechanically rich, Helldivers is one of the best co-op action experiences you can have.

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With a wide range of difficulty levels and endless planets to conquer, Helldivers doles out as much co-op fun as you can handle

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Helldivers is a persistent online universe rich in combat but low on story.

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