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Octopath Traveler

Critics Consensus (Play It)

The stories are a tad uneven, and the grinding required to progress the story can be frustrating, but Octopath Traveler largely succeeds in balancing new and old JRPG mechanics. At the end of the day, this is a beautiful game with an absolutely phenomenal soundtrack.

Game Info

The Producers of Bravely Default at Square Enix bring us a new fantasy world brought to life through a mix of CG, pixel art, and visual wizardry that the developers have termed “HD-2D.” Begin your journey as one of eight protagonists, each with their own origin, talents, and goals. Where will your journey begin? Who will you team up with? And where will you go next? All these decisions and more are completely up to you, the player.

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Total Reviews: 90

Nom: Best RPG (2018)

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43% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

90

Critic Reviews

85

Average Critic Score

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

High Score

100%

Median Score

87%

Low Score

60%
Chris Schilling (PC Gamer)
[Date Unavailable]
76/100

“Never quite the sum of its parts, Octopath Traveler is a game with brilliant moments rather than a brilliant game.”

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Peter Brown (GameSpot)
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8/10

“Octopath Traveler finds comfort in tradition but doesn’t shy away from breaking the mold.”

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Joe Juba (Game Informer)
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8/10

“Combat is the highlight of the adventure. The stories unfolding between encounters are uneven, and the grinding required to progress is a frustrating roadblock.”

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