The Outer World’s Critics Review Round-Up
The Outer Worlds is one of the most anticipated games arriving this year. It may be at a different level as that of Death Stranding, however, fans of Fallout are sure hyped about Obsidian’s newest sci-fi RPG.
It is really hard not to compare The Outer Worlds to Fallout since the game is also from Obsidian. The Outer Worlds is smaller and it also doesn’t give players a fully open-world experience.
The game is about to launch in just a few days, and the game’s review embargo has been removed, we get to know what the critics think about the game. What we have for you below is a round-up of reviews from the notable media outlets on the web.
“The Outer Worlds is a light-hearted RPG that aims to emulate the Firefly fantasy.”
– Tom Senior
“With The Outer Worlds, Obsidian has found its own path in the space between Bethesda and BioWare’s RPGs, and it’s a great one.”
– Dan Stapleton
“The Outer Worlds is consistently compelling throughout, and it’s a superb example of how to promote traditional RPG sensibilities in a sharp, modern experience.”
– Edmond Tran
“The team at Obsidian excels at encouraging creative experimentation within its responsive and absurd setting, ensuring that every visit to Halcyon is full of delightful surprises.”
– Joe Juba
“The Outer Worlds is more limited from a size standpoint compared to a lot of other open world adventures, but it makes up for it in charm and a succinct vision without much bloat.”
– Chris Carter
“The Outer Worlds marks Obsidian operating at the top of its game, and a strong foundation for a new franchise that seems destined for greatness.”
– Alex Avard
“As a more compact Fallout-like experience The Outer Worlds really works, and I’m already hoping that we’ll get to return to the Halcyon Colony again someday.”
– Hayes Madsen
“With full character development, a wonderful companion system, and a spirit all its own, The Outer Worlds is everything I had hoped it would be and more.”
– Alexander Thomas
With those scores, it looks like The Outer World is a game that one should watch out for. Obsidian’s test for making a game like Fallout but more restricted seems to be a good formula. From what we have read from the critics, the game’s spin on classic mechanics seems to work great and that the game’s universe is colorful and interesting.
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