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ARK: Survival Evolved

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20%

Total Reviews: 35
VSG Recommendation: Skip It
Critics Consensus: Ark: Survival Evolved is an overly ambitious survival game that is devoid of depth or nuance.
ARK: Survival Evolved
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Critic Reviews: 35
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Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 35

Ark: Survival Evolved is an overly ambitious survival game that is devoid of depth or nuance.

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Critic Reviews for ARK: Survival Evolved

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High Score - 80/100
80%
Average Score - 64/100
64%
Low Score - 25/100
25%

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Matt Wales (Eurogamer)

This ambitious survival game emerges from Early Access fully featured but just as in danger of toppling in on itself as ever before.

September 1, 2017 |

Unforgiving difficulty and atmosphere are the main characteristics of dino-survival sim Ark: Survival Evolved.

September 13, 2017 |
6/10
Brett Todd (GameSpot)
72/100
Ian Bimbaum (PC Gamer)

A bloated, grindy mess, but so packed with options that a better game is hidden inside it.

September 7, 2017 |

Matt Wales (Eurogamer)

Not Recommended - (Read Review)

This ambitious survival game emerges from Early Access fully featured but just as in danger of toppling in on itself as ever before.

Brett Todd (GameSpot)

6/10 - (Read Review)

Unforgiving difficulty and atmosphere are the main characteristics of dino-survival sim Ark: Survival Evolved.

Ian Bimbaum (PC Gamer)

72/100 - (Read Review)

A bloated, grindy mess, but so packed with options that a better game is hidden inside it.

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ARK: Survival Evolved takes on the survival genre with a unique blend of emergent multiplayer cooperation and competition. Players awake naked and starving on the beach of a mysterious island among a herd of other confused humans. On ARK, they must then hunt, harvest, craft, research technology, and build shelters to protect against scorching days, freezing nights, volatile weather systems, dangerous wildlife, and potential enemies.

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