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  • Summary: Inspired by the short called “Kara”, Detroit is a neo-noir thriller set in the near-future city of Detroit. Androids, who look exactly like human beings, have replaced humans in most tasks: they are workers, babysitters, gardeners, nurses, teachers, clerks. The story of Detroit starts withInspired by the short called “Kara”, Detroit is a neo-noir thriller set in the near-future city of Detroit. Androids, who look exactly like human beings, have replaced humans in most tasks: they are workers, babysitters, gardeners, nurses, teachers, clerks. The story of Detroit starts with an unexplained incident that begins to affect the Androids. Some disappear without any explanation, others have unexpected behaviors and strangely show signs of emotions. The rumors of “deviant” androids start spreading, but no one seems to know what’s really happening... [Quantic Dream] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 76 out of 102
  2. Negative: 2 out of 102
  1. May 24, 2018
    95
    Quantic Dream surpasses everything it has done before with Detroit: Become Human. A huge script allows for a thrilling story to have multiple layers that, at the same time, deal with topics such as slavery, the human condition or the concept of identity. A real masterpiece of the genre.
  2. May 24, 2018
    90
    Though it comes off as heavy-handed at times, Detroit tells an endearing story that verges on the profound, diving deep into the nature of humanity itself. It proves that interactivity and focused storytelling aren’t mutually exclusive and that the two can enhance each other given a proper degree of talent behind the scenes.
  3. May 24, 2018
    90
    Detroit Become Human is a game so ambitious that it can be considered brave to put the player in deeply emotional situations. It's not forgiving, and the choices are so many that you won't be free from sacrifice and pain. In a modern scene full of multiplayer stuff, going back to narrative is something we can appreciate.
  4. May 24, 2018
    85
    Detroit: Become Human is a testament to how far the genre of interactive narrative storytelling has come and, at the same time, how much further it can go. While it might still suffer from some annoying QTE moments and a few narrative speedbumps, it delivers on promises that many other games in this genre make yet fail to keep, especially in how the choices you make can lead to very different experiences down the line.
  5. May 24, 2018
    80
    Detroit: Become Human is a bit too ambitious for its own good. It is not a game-breaking problem, but it does make moments that were set up to be huge a bit disappointing. If you take it slow and give your brain enough time to think it all through, there is definitely a lot to take away from Detroit: Become Human.
  6. May 24, 2018
    75
    Learning the story of Kara, Connor and Markus in Detroit: Become Human was a pleasant and engaging affair. I really grew fond of the heroes and I pondered over every decision. Quantic Dream's new game is a really good interactive movie, and the degree of non-linearity is amazing. It's a pity that the story itself is totally bland, obvious and downright disappointing; the characters are flat and cliché, and the game doesn't deliver any meaningful message - it's almost baffling how the authors could have missed such an opportunity to make a statement.
  7. May 24, 2018
    40
    Detroit: Become Human wants to move you. It wants to elicit an emotional response through its story. The thing is, it really doesn't. The flowchart is a nice inclusion and adds some variance, but when the narrative is as cringey and ham-fisted as it is you won't want to play through it multiple times.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 38 out of 567
  1. Jul 8, 2018
    10
    Another great game from Cage. It's focused on emotional aspect, leaving existential and philosophical questions for other media products aboutAnother great game from Cage. It's focused on emotional aspect, leaving existential and philosophical questions for other media products about AI. Good Cage-style stage direction mixed with great scenario form Quantic Dream's writers makes a magnificent game, even a masterpiece in my opinion. If you like interaсtive story-based experience, than go buy it right now! Expand
  2. May 25, 2018
    10
    Ignore the hate-reviews with a personal agenda against David Cage, there is no way in h*ll that this game is a 4/10. Not even Mighty Number 9Ignore the hate-reviews with a personal agenda against David Cage, there is no way in h*ll that this game is a 4/10. Not even Mighty Number 9 is a 4/10 lol. The story and writing in Detroit is good enough for a game (I loved it personally) and probably better than the story in 95% of all other games ever released, there are loads breathtaking situations and choices, probably the best graphics ever made (imagine the work that went into this), amazing music... This game would have a 85-88/100 MC score if it was reviewed fairly for what it is. Give it a chance and enjoy it with your family and friends, you will have a blast! Trust me. Expand
  3. Jun 18, 2018
    10
    I'm currently obsessed with this game. The graphics are beautiful, the music is amazing, the characters are diverse and interesting, and itI'm currently obsessed with this game. The graphics are beautiful, the music is amazing, the characters are diverse and interesting, and it seems like all the choices really do matter unlike some choice based games. There's plenty of moments that are either heartwarming, intsense, angsty, or a mix of those three. Love this game to bits! Expand
  4. Jun 2, 2018
    10
    The characters are great and the scenes too, I love this game! is amazing!!!!!
  5. May 26, 2018
    10
    I don't know what's going on with David Cage and all the negative reviews about him, but I'm having a great time with Detroit. Granted; thisI don't know what's going on with David Cage and all the negative reviews about him, but I'm having a great time with Detroit. Granted; this is my first time playing a game like this. I feel Detroit is close to a 9, but decided to 10 to counter balance against all the auto negative reviews on here. Expand
  6. Aug 6, 2018
    9
    9/10 (Detroit: Become Human? More like "Choices: Does Matter")
    Story: 8/10
    Graphics 10/10 (Beautiful)
    Soundtrack 8/10 (Good)
  7. Dec 3, 2018
    0
    Тупое воображение автора просто выводит.
    Автор хочет показать,что машина может тоже может стать человек и это странно.
    Значит любая наша
    Тупое воображение автора просто выводит.
    Автор хочет показать,что машина может тоже может стать человек и это странно.
    Значит любая наша техника имеет человеческие права.
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