Ghost of Tsushima

Playstation, Sucker Punch Productions

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
85
Top Critic Average
88%
Critics Recommend
Based on 179 critic reviews
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Ghost of Tsushima

Rating Summary

Based on 179 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

88%

Critics Recommend

Based on 179 critic reviews
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Ghost of Tsushima Reviews Summary

Summary: Ghost of Tsushima is one of the best samurai games ever made, and a great way to close out the PS4's incredible run of exclusive titles. It has its flaws, but most critics had a great time overall.

Beautiful Open World

The game's diverse world is filled with beautiful visuals and vistas.

Sense of Style

Ghost of Tsushima commits to its samurai style in both its storytelling and combat with great success.

Repetitive Side Quests

As the game goes on, some of its side activities and gameplay loops begin to feel repetitive.

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 17, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Sucker Punch Productions

Publisher: Playstation

Genres: Action, Adventure

In the late 13th century, the Mongol empire has laid waste to entire nations along their campaign to conquer the East. Tsushima Island is all that stands between mainland Japan and a massive Mongol invasion fleet led by the ruthless and cunning general, Khotun Khan. As the island burns in the wake of the first wave of the Mongol assault, samurai warrior Jin Sakai stands as one of the last surviving members of his clan. He is resolved to do whatever it takes, at any cost, to protect his people and reclaim his home. He must set aside the traditions that have shaped him as a warrior to forge a new path, the path of the Ghost, and wage an unconventional war for the freedom of Tsushima. • In War-Torn Tsushima, Ancient Beauty Endures: In this open-world action adventure, you’ll roam vast countrysides and expansive terrain to encounter rich characters, discover ancient landmarks, and uncover the hidden beauty of Tsushima. • The Rise of the Ghost: In his quest to reclaim Tsushima, Jin must seek support from old friends and new unlikely allies. He must break away from tradition, become a new kind of warrior, and protect what’s left of his home at all costs. • Mud, Blood, and Steel: Challenge opponents with your katana for an immersive samurai combat experience, master the bow to eliminate distant threats, and develop stealth tactics to disorient and ambush enemies with surprise attacks.

Ghost of Tsushima Critic Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Limited by a rote and rigid world, Sucker Punch's samurai homage pairs okay action with enjoyably committed, if awkwardly fawning melodrama.

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Ghost of Tsushima is an excellent action game and its open world is one of the most gorgeous yet.

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Metro GameCentral

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7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A competent but shallow and overfamiliar attempt to replicate Assassin's Creed style open world adventure in the world of 13th century samurai.

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Audience Reviews

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9 / 10.0
Ghost of Tsushima A dishonorable path A slave no longer Ghost of Tsushima Review How is Ghost of Tsushima’s parrying system? Does the combat rely heavily on tropes? How is the open world? Is Jin as a character outshined? How is the narrative? These are all questions I had going into Ghost of Tsushima and questions I hope to answer in my review below. While preview coverage
9.5 / 10.0
Another open-world game. Yawn. A Sucker Punch open-world game. Okay, I'll at least listen. An open-world game set in Feudal Japan against the Mongols. Okay, I'll pay attention now. An open-world game that fixes so many quality of life issues that other games have not changed like Far Cry, Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, Crackdown, Saint's Row, and even GTA? Okay, fine, I'll try
Loved
I wasn't particularly excited for this game when it was released, and so I skipped on Ghost of Tsushima for a few months. I ended up buying it at a sale and.... I was amazed. Everything about this game is beautiful, from the visuals to the story. Let me start off with the visuals because this game is stunning. The way the white-tipped grass sways with the wind while birds chirp
9.3 / 10.0
Ghosts of Tsushima is seemingly remarkable in its ability to hide the overlay of video game UI and encourage movement and discovery, allowing you to explore its unadorned beauty within a breathtakingly alive world that is constantly in motion. The game never feels bloated, expertly curating an open world where every corner feels rich and distinct with life. Sucker Punch have

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OpenCritic Coverage

A Ghost of Tsushima Movie is in Production

A Ghost of Tsushima Movie is in Production

It has been announced that Ghost of Tsushima will be adapted into a film

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Ghost of Tsushima Takes Home Player's Voice Award Ahead of The Game Awards Live Show

Ghost of Tsushima Takes Home Player's Voice Award Ahead of The Game Awards Live Show

Sucker Punch was the recipient of The Game Awards' first award of 2020 despite the show not starting for a few more days. Ghost of Tsushima is already taking home some hardware.

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Ghost of Tsushima Has Sold More Than Five Million Copies

Ghost of Tsushima Has Sold More Than Five Million Copies

Ghost of Tsushima has sold more than five million copies since releasing just a few months ago, Sony has confirmed in a recent interview.

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Ghost of Tsushima: Legends' Upcoming Raid has a Release Date

Ghost of Tsushima: Legends' Upcoming Raid has a Release Date

It has been announced when Ghost of Tsushima: Legends' raid will be released

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Trailers

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Ghost of Tsushima - A Storm is Coming Trailer | PS4

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Ghost of Tsushima - State of Play | PS4

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Ghost of Tsushima - Story Trailer | PS4

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