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  • Summary: Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an open world, action-adventure, role-playing game featuring blockbuster production values, a nonlinear story and revolutionary, first-person melee combat.
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  • Developer: Warhorse Studios
  • Genre(s): Action Adventure, General, Historic, Role-Playing, Action RPG
  • # of players: No Online Multiplayer
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  • Rating: M
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 60
  2. Negative: 2 out of 60
  1. Feb 15, 2018
    98
    Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Thankfully, Kingdom Come: Deliverance is not a landslide, a mix of game and reality. It may not capture the appeal of the overall mainstream, but that’s okay. Anyone willing to take a dive into the niche waters of the gaming world, and not afraid of games being unforgiving, should definitely check this out. I love this game. Open your eyes, give this game a try and see.
  2. Feb 25, 2018
    88
    One can't help but feel awe when considering Warhorse Studios' attention to historical detail in recreating 15th century Bohemia. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a truly unique and memorable experience from start to finish, but its hardcore mechanics (that sometimes border on pure LARPing) make it a game that is certainly not for everyone.
  3. Feb 14, 2018
    84
    Kingdom Come is a mess of bugs, and there’s the constant feeling that independent developer Warhorse is biting off more than it can chew. But there’s a charm to its scrappiness, and it does enough interesting stuff that I’m willing to tolerate the creaky framework struggling to prop everything up. It’s one of the most satisfying, rewarding role-playing experiences I’ve enjoyed on PC for a while, but the inconsistent performance and the game’s tendency to completely break does test my patience from time to time.
  4. Feb 13, 2018
    80
    Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a huge first person GDR that can count on an higher level of immersion when compared with other similar productions. The combat system is amazing and, even if it will take you some hours to handle a sword correctly, all the time will spent will be worth it. A must-have for all fans of open-world RPGs in search of deeper gameplay mechanics.
  5. Feb 13, 2018
    75
    Great story and medieval atmosphere, but with some technical problems, like low frame-rate, graphic pop-ups and improvable artificial intelligence.
  6. Mar 4, 2018
    70
    Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a fantastic and absolutely frustrating experience. I was treated to a memorable lead character whose agency and development was largely wiped away with a twist late in the game and a collection of incredible gameplay mechanics and quests repeatedly stifled by bugs. Despite its downfalls, though, the good parts of the game are so good.
  7. Feb 13, 2018
    40
    If Kingdom Come: Deliverance has a ton of bug fixing to improve the performance drastically, it could be a hidden gem. It’s clear that the game, despite its grand ambitions, was simply not ready for public consumption. Shimmers of brilliance are there and had it seen more time in the oven, or set its expectations at a more reasonable level, it could have been brilliant and scored significantly higher as a result. Alas, Kingdom Come: Deliverance is another cautionary tale rather than a trend setter.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 63 out of 375
  1. Feb 13, 2018
    10
    This game is basically dream of every hardcore gamer.
    Its visuals and atmosphere are amazing, mechanics are truly unique and very realistic,
    This game is basically dream of every hardcore gamer.
    Its visuals and atmosphere are amazing, mechanics are truly unique and very realistic, and combat, while very very tough, will give you immense satisfaction once you get a grasp on it.
    Survival elements together with limited saves will always keep you tense and worried about your life, every encounter can be deadly, every action might have huge long and short term consequences.
    Its not for everyone though, if you expect handholding, power fantasy elements or completely frustration free experience you should stay off, be warned! This game will punish you, hard and often, but reward is so, so worth it, believe me.
    The game itself is worth it for its grounded based story of common man in hard times, and even though set in medieval times, there are many elements modern people can relate to, making it really captivating experience.
    There are definitely some technical issues so far, but I am certain they will get patched soon.

    Author was external tester with 80+ hours of gametime.
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  2. Feb 19, 2018
    10
    An excellent addition to RPG category! Kingdom Come: Deliverance has some seriously detailed systems and subsystems which contribute greatlyAn excellent addition to RPG category! Kingdom Come: Deliverance has some seriously detailed systems and subsystems which contribute greatly to the high level of immersion present. The game is still a little buggy at rare times, but nothing game or immersion breaking. Character development is top notch, this game has something missing from some new Triple A RPGs...hear and soul. Definitely recommend to anyone who enjoys RPGs, a ton of fun. Expand
  3. Feb 14, 2018
    10
    Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a great game. You have a lot of freedom to roam through the nicely designed and fantastically looking world. TheKingdom Come: Deliverance is a great game. You have a lot of freedom to roam through the nicely designed and fantastically looking world. The combat mechanics are detailed and unforgiving and require good coordination and timing. The game is mostly true to the European historic context, which adds a lot to the immersion. I'll add more to this review when I finish the game, but I really love it so far. Expand
  4. Feb 19, 2018
    9
    Its nowhere near perfect in technical terms, but the fantastic atmosphere its got, the insane details makes this game better than most of theIts nowhere near perfect in technical terms, but the fantastic atmosphere its got, the insane details makes this game better than most of the usual AAA sequelflood. As an original kickstarter founder, I got more for my money than I expected. Expand
  5. Feb 13, 2018
    9
    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (ESV:S) released with more bugs and more performance issues (also across ALL platforms - some vastly more severeThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (ESV:S) released with more bugs and more performance issues (also across ALL platforms - some vastly more severe than others) than Kingdom Come: Deliverance (KC:D) has. Yet Skyrim received nowhere near as much negative press as this game has. KC:D has more heart in its story. Its combat is naturally realistic. Its open world is vastly more vibrant with any singular NPC being filled with more life than all 8 voice actors in Skyrim combined. It contains large-scale medieval warfare, medieval tournament play, and even romance. A crafting system more robust than anything we've seen in quite some time. All this, while working with barely a fraction of the budget Bethesda threw at ESV:S. This game is worthy of high praise, and should be a must-have for any RPG fan. Expand
  6. Tgc
    Mar 4, 2018
    7
    Great game ruined by critical bugs. Especially bugs are annoying when game limits your save points. If you loose hour of your game due to yourGreat game ruined by critical bugs. Especially bugs are annoying when game limits your save points. If you loose hour of your game due to your mistake, you can blame yourself - it's part of the fun. If you loose hour of your game because your are stuck on never-ending loading screen it's **** expierence".

    If developers didn't rush with game realase, hire more testers it would be candidate for GOTY.
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  7. Apr 6, 2018
    0
    Игра, безусловно, имеет огромный потенциал! Невероятная атмосфера средневековья .
    Отличный сюжет в игре! Конечно это не ведьмак - задавший
    Игра, безусловно, имеет огромный потенциал! Невероятная атмосфера средневековья .
    Отличный сюжет в игре! Конечно это не ведьмак - задавший темп остальным играм и повысил планку качества игр.
    Но !
    1.Неоптимизированная графика, которая страшно лагает на средних даже комьютерах.
    2.Неоптемизированные квесты, которые как бы могут проходиться разными путяни. НО на деле все гораздо сложнее. Очень большое количество квестов - которые крешатся и вылетают.
    Вариативность в игре - это несомененно + но когда нельзя реализовать ее в полной мере, то это уже проблема .
    3.Боевая система система проработа не очень хорошо . Я понимаю разработчиков . Они упор сделали на пеший ближний бой - дабы собрать максимальное впечатления от игры.
    Возможность выбора тактик против целей "↑ → ⇙ ∘" и подобный ей - абсолютно не работает против всех практически бронированных целей в латных доспехах и особенно со щитами. Обмануть противникак становится непосильной задачей и все попытки сводятся к нулю.
    4. Звуковое сопровождение кажется не плохим ! Но это в первые пару часов. Потом музыка становится очень однообразной.
    5. Навык алхимия Абсолютно невостребован. Так как имеет очень сложную по рамкам игр систему прокачивания.
    Вывод. Игра отняла огромное количество времени на огромное количество баганых квестов которые так и не были пройдены изза багов.
    И общая оценка - Очень негативная -
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