Huntdown

Rating Summary

Based on 32 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

88%

Critics Recommend

Based on 32 critic reviews
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8 / 10.0
May 12, 2020

Huntdown is a nihilistic, loud, explosive, even obnoxious arcade shooter. But behind its acid comic style and vulgar tone lies a superb, meticulously created action experience, packing in addictive and creative carnage, at breakneck pace, for an agreeable price. Heed the warning: Do Not Sleep on Huntdown. It's an absolute blast.

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9 / 10
May 12, 2020

Huntdown is, quite simply, one of the best side-scrolling shooters I've ever played. Incredible retro pixel art, generous local co-op, a stonking frame rate and an addictive game play loop that had me coming back for more; Huntdown is the total package.

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80 / 100
May 12, 2020

Huntdowns is a brilliant retro shooter, fast and defying, full of 80´s references and easter eggs. Local coop makes the game even better.

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7.8 / 10.0
May 12, 2020

A nice old-school user with low in longevity and high in challenge. Especially good if you play it side by side with a friend. Excellent pixel-art.

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9 / 10.0
May 18, 2020

Innovative gameplay and incredible aesthetics make Huntdown a must play run and gun shooter. With an array of difficulty options, side objectives and even co-op, it's a perfect starting point in the genre for all gaming backgrounds

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Josh Wise

Top Critic

8 / 10
May 19, 2020

It rarely swells beyond the sum of its parts; with parts as precision-tooled as this, it doesn't need to.

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ZTGD

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jun 11, 2020

If classic run and gun games are something that piques the interest, Huntdown is a must buy. I am glad the amazing trailer was for a fantastic game. A throwback that doesn’t reinvent the wheel but works out some of the finer kinks of the genre.

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GameMAG

Top Critic

8 / 10
Jun 4, 2020

Of course, in the world of Huntdown, you can find flaws, such as primitive AI, lack of upgrades or too similar characters, but this does not prevent you from enjoying a very bright and well-staged action.

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9 / 10
May 12, 2020

Hunt down Huntdown as fast as you can, because this game is just concentrated action movie goodness delivered straight into your veins.

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8 / 10.0
May 16, 2020

Enjoyable, brash and well designed. Huntdown is a fun action game full of charm and swagger. It has short, enjoyable levels and very well designed bosses. It's streamlined, old-school and not bloated in any way whatsoever. I thoroughly enjoyed my playthrough and may return at some point to mop up a few things I missed.

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