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Hades

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Recommendation: Play It
Median Score: 92/100
Total Reviews: 76

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Critics Consensus: Hades is a masterpiece, a one-of-a-kind rogue-lite that marries its action with a persistent story through the Greek underworld.
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Critic Reviews: 76

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Game Info

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Hades is a god-like rogue-like dungeon crawler that combines the best aspects of Supergiant’s critically acclaimed titles, including the fast-paced action of Bastion, the rich atmosphere and depth of Transistor, and the character-driven storytelling of Pyre. As the immortal Prince of the Underworld, you’ll wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus to break free from the clutches of the god of the dead himself, while growing stronger and unraveling more of the story with each unique escape attempt.

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High Score - 100/100
Low Score - 80/100

Platinum Tier

41% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 76

Hades is a masterpiece, a one-of-a-kind rogue-lite that marries its action with a persistent story through the Greek underworld.

Jody Macgregor (PC Gamer)

90/100

“Action so intense it’ll leave you jittery and hopped-up on adrenaline, and characters to come back for.”

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Christian Donlan (Eurogamer)

Recommended

“Greek gods bring family charm to this glittering headlong pelt through the underworld.”

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Ryan Gilliam (Polygon)

Recommended

“Try as I might, I cannot find fault in Hades. It’s even created a calm in me that no other similar game has. Loss isn’t a frustrating experience met with loud swear words and the sounds of scrambling feet made by my previously sleeping cats. Failure is just another step on a long adventure with one of my favorite games, years in the making and well-worth the wait.”

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