Predator: Hunting Grounds Reviews

Predator: Hunting Grounds is ranked in the 12th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
No Recommendation / Blank
Apr 28, 2020

A predictably grim spin on a legendary action license that really deserves better, Predator: Hunting Grounds is unworthy prey.

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IGN
Top Critic
5 / 10.0
Apr 27, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds offers brief moments of blockbuster action, but ultimately underwhelms more than it excites.

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Metro GameCentral
Top Critic
5 / 10
Apr 28, 2020

Easily the most authentic Predator game ever made but also a paper-thin multiplayer game that offers far too little content and variety for its asking price.

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7.3 / 10.0
Apr 27, 2020

Hunting Grounds sets the table for thrilling cat-and-mouse battles or embarrassing farces; the quality of each match is ultimately up to players. When everyone's dialed into their roles, it's a lot of fun

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4 / 10
May 8, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds' lack of variety and shallow gameplay make it difficult to stick with beyond a handful of rounds.

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Apr 28, 2020

There is a shell of a good game in Predator: Hunting Grounds, but severe balancing issues, poor console performance, and general clunkiness hold it back from standing shoulder to shoulder with other solid 4v1 multiplayer games—even the one its developer has made before. While its Predator callbacks are solid, for fans looking for another good Predator game, there's not one to be found here. At least not yet.

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6 / 10.0
Apr 30, 2020

I'm curious where Predator: Hunting Grounds will go from here given Sony's backing and IllFonic's takeaways from its prior game, Friday the 13th. Despite all the glaring issues, numerous nitpicks, and small scope, I have a real soft spot for this game. The concept deserves to grow and thrive for years.

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Apr 28, 2020

Much like a real hunt, Predator: Hunting Grounds rewards patience. Wading through the questionable technical performance and perplexing design gives persistent Predators a multiplayer experience that flourishes as its cat-and-mouse gameplay reveals itself like a newly uncloaked Yautja.

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60 / 100
Apr 28, 2020

Wether you're the hunter or the prey, Predator: Hunting Grounds is a fun asymmetrical game that honors the legacy of the Predator franchise. Sadly, technical problems and lack of content hurts the overall sense of enjoyment.

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6 / 10
Apr 27, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds is a decent multiplayer romp with just enough content and ideas to make it worthwhile. It's a huge improvement over Ifflonic's last game, Dead Alliance, and one that's definitely pumped up thanks to having a popular license to lean on.

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6 / 10
May 4, 2020

In its current state, however, it's best left to hardcore Predator fans insistent upon adding any related media to their collection.

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IGN Spain
Top Critic
6 / 10.0
Apr 29, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds is a multiplayer game to enjoy with friends. Sowing terror as a Predator by going through the jungle could be great, but the game needs to improve a few points. Although the title has major shortcomings, such as the lack of maps or long matchmaking times, the studio has designed a game that will please fans of Friday the 13th: The Game.

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5.8 / 10.0
Apr 27, 2020

Few contents compared to the competition. Various structural, as well as technical, issues. Fun only in the short term, and only with the right company.

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3 / 5.0
Apr 30, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds is bolstered by its unique gameplay dynamics and beloved license, but falls flat thanks to unbalanced and repetitive matches as well as a general lack of polish.

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Apr 30, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds feels like a rough and empty game that is held up by its adherence to the original film's tone and atmosphere. But the overall quality hits more like the forgettable sequels, unfortunately.

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6.5 / 10.0
Apr 30, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds is adecent asymmetrical online shooter, despite lacking the polish of bigger, more established games. Although there aren't a lot of modes, and load times to play as the Predator are too long, it's still a lot of fun.

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Unscored
Apr 28, 2020

There’s a really excellent Predator in here, waiting to be set free.

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5.5 / 10.0
May 1, 2020

Predator: Hunting Ground is a haphazard collection of intriguing yet incomplete concepts slapped together into a mediocre experience.

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75 / 100
Apr 28, 2020

Predator: Hunting Grounds is a 4v1 asymmetrical multiplayer game that pits a fireteam against the deadly Predator. Gameplay is tense and enjoyable on both ends, but if you want to play as the Predator, then queue times are currently much longer. It's best played in bursts of a few hours at most.

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3 / 10
May 28, 2020
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