Othercide

Lightbulb Crew, Focus Home Interactive

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
77
Top Critic Average
61%
Critics Recommend
Based on 33 critic reviews
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Othercide

Rating Summary

Based on 33 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

61%

Critics Recommend

Based on 33 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCJul 27, 2020
PlayStation 4Jul 27, 2020
Xbox OneJul 27, 2020
Nintendo SwitchTBA 2020

Developer: Lightbulb Crew

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Genres: Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy

Descend into Humanity’s last hope. The Daughters, echoes of the greatest warrior to ever live, are all who stand before Suffering and death. Lead your army of Daughters to battle. Your prowess in combat will shape their abilities and personality. Make the toughest decision and sacrifice one to heal another - survivors will get stronger, ready to fight the next battle. Combat is an intricate dance of spectacular actions and counters: plan ahead of time and set up impressive chains of abilities to outsmart the enemy. Fight in epic boss battles against the sources of Suffering - dread creatures pulled from the worst of Humanity’s crimes against itself. You will fight. You will fail. You will rise again. Lead, evolve and sacrifice your army Outsmart nightmarish creatures in a spectacular Tactical RPG Endless combat possibilities with the Dynamic Timeline System A deep and complex narrative Failure is not the end. Return with lost powers to face a new nightmare

Othercide Reviews

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IGN

9 / 10.0
IGN

Othercide is a tactical roguelike with a flair for the dramatic, full of satisfying combat, careful planning, and sometimes heart-rending decisions.

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Owns it's bleak theming completely, even if it can get a little repetitive.

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An impressively original take on XCOM style turn-based strategy that gains in depth and versatility what it loses in accessibility, with some of the best boss encounters of the year.

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Othercide mixes a mid-2000s Hot Topic aesthetic with tightly-designed tactics that work very well, even if it largely runs out of new ideas after the first few hours. It's more a proof-of-concept than anything, but it's smart and entertaining while it lasts.

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