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Slay the Spire

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Slay the Spire takes some of the best parts of turn-based dungeon crawlers, roguelikes, and card games to create a strategically deep deckbuilder.

Game Info

Ascend an evil, living tower in the roguelike deck-building game Slay the Spire. Select from hundreds of different cards and powerful ancient relics as you craft a unique deck and fight your way to the top!

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Total Reviews: 43

Best Strategy Game (2019), Editors' Choice

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50% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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Median Score

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80%
Christian Donlan (Eurogamer)
[Date Unavailable]
Recommended

“Genres combine with beautiful precision in a game that offers simple pleasures and terrifying depths.”

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Tom Marks (IGN)
[Date Unavailable]
9/10

“Slay the Spire takes some of the best parts of deckbuilding games, roguelikes, and dungeon crawlers, and mixes them into a wholly new and extremely satisfying package.”

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Jeff Ramos (Polygon)
[Date Unavailable]
Recommended

“Roguelites teach their lessons in often devastating ways, and Slay the Spire is no different. Each new run can feel punishing and, at times, unfair. It wasn’t until I learned how to trim the fat and come up with counterintuitive deck ideas that I really started falling in love with the game.”

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Best Strategy Game

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