Orcs Must Die! 3

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

65%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews
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Dan Stapleton

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Jul 15, 2020

Orcs Must Die! 3 is very familiar to players of the second game but still a fun and goofy action/tower-defense challenge.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2020

Orcs Must Die 3, like its predecessors, will withstand the test of time for folks looking for a lighthearted strategic affair in the sadly-now-underrepresented trap genre. Stadia is going to be a dealbreaker for a lot of people though, so that timed exclusivity can't end soon enough.

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8 / 10
Jul 14, 2020

Orcs Must Die! 3 is a great return for the series, giving you a near endless number of ways to bring down destruction on the Orc hordes, even if the larger War Scenarios lose some of the series' carefully weighted balance.

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IGN Italy

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Jul 20, 2020

An action-tower defense that makes "Bigger is Better" its mantra. Same formula, still fully functional, but even more orcs on the screen to beat in the most imaginative ways possible.

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8 / 10.0
Aug 3, 2020

Orcs Must Die! 3 is a solid tower defence game with great humour and a nice aesthetic, but the Stadia exclusivity will do it more harm than good

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Jul 16, 2020

Orcs 3 doesn't revolutionise the series, and while the story is a little light and the gameplay a tad repetitive, it's so delightfully fun watching unsuspecting orcs haphazardly wander into your deadly machinations and be stabbed, skewered and smashed into a thin paste.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2020

Orcs Must Die! 3 contains a ton of the tower defense/shooting hybrid gameplay that fans love – all delivered in a very polished package. The new war-sized levels deliver a massive jolt of fun, and there is plenty of content here to keeps players busy for quite a while. Though progression feels a little unbalanced in single player, perseverance or grinding will eventually overcome obstacles.

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8 / 10
Jul 14, 2020

Orcs Must Die! 3 is a hectic, challenging hybrid of action and tower defense that is a lot of fun for anyone looking to kill a ton of orcs.

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7.7 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2020

Orcs Must Die 3 is a captivating, funny, and varied tower defense/action game hybrid best suited to those that don't want to just be armchair generals. But with a massive difficulty spike halfway through the campaign, it doesn't quite find the perfect balance.

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7 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2020

Robot Entertainment's return with Orcs Must Die! 3 is good, but doesn't feel like a step forward from OMD2, and is hurt by playing on Stadia.

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