Memoria PC

Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 43 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 43
  2. Negative: 1 out of 43
  1. Dec 30, 2013
    70
    Fans of The Dark Eye setting will likely have this down to complete their collection. The rest of us get a decent introduction to a setting we've probably not heard of before and might want to check out if we have the time.
  2. Nov 8, 2013
    70
    The story payoff is there. Memoria is a good game for adventure gamers who are looking for that payoff and aren’t put off by the game’s occasional dry spells.
  3. Sep 18, 2013
    70
    It feels like one more step in the right direction for Daedalic, then, and while it’s still in dire need of some truly iconic and unforgettable cast members to define and flesh out its solid handle on the genre, Memoria is another worthwhile investment for both developer and player.
  4. Sep 13, 2013
    70
    The Dark Eye: Memoria is a beautiful point and click adventure game that offers a solid story that grips you from beginning to end. While the characters in the game are interesting, the voice acting is at times very weak and pulls you out of the otherwise well crafted atmosphere.
  5. Sep 6, 2013
    70
    Memoria is an alluring journey nestled in a beautiful setting, but lacks the character depth and narrative focus necessary for true greatness.
  6. Aug 29, 2013
    70
    Visually, we expected a little bit more from Memoria, the new point'n click adventure designed by Daedalic. It shows pretty graphics, but is ultimately fairly standard. The complex and moving story, however, is really good, and the puzzles are varied and well balanced most of the time (it can be difficult and frustrating sometimes).
  7. Aug 28, 2013
    67
    While the difficulty curve in Memoria is such that you can pick up and play within seconds, it can become excruciatingly frustrating.
  8. Sep 19, 2013
    65
    The fantasy world of Aventuria is bigger and more beautiful than in Chains of Satinav, but it’s all for naught, because Memoria’s flaws are all too familiar.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 120 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. Aug 30, 2013
    8
    The story is absorbing, exciting and mysterious. The characters are well animated, interesting and occasionally even funny. The visuals areThe story is absorbing, exciting and mysterious. The characters are well animated, interesting and occasionally even funny. The visuals are stunning, with the beautifully hand drawn backdrops merging well with the computer animated characters that have more life than any drawn character could. The puzzles are intuitive, logical and occasionally very challenging and all in all, Memoria is a well polished, well delivered game with a decent length and an interesting story. There are bad points but to be honest these are far outweighed by the many, many good ones. Full Review »
  2. Sep 10, 2013
    10
    I've played almost all of Daedelic's lovely adventure games and this is the first that didn't feel at all like a homage to the genre. Instead,I've played almost all of Daedelic's lovely adventure games and this is the first that didn't feel at all like a homage to the genre. Instead, it is a work of gaming fiction and design that stands alone on its own merits, weaving a beautiful, haunting tale (with several lovely twists) with fairly seamless, reasonably logical puzzles. While the art is beautiful, the voice acting (in English) could do with some polish, but these are trivial points when considering the breadth and depth of this game.

    I would generally agree with others that the characters could have been built up more in order to truly reinforce the narrative and its twists, but given the number of key characters (three, effectively), it was always going to be a big ask. Still, overall, excellently done, and here's hoping for another entry in the series in the near future.
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  3. Nov 26, 2013
    10
    Awesome quest. Great sequel. I cried at the end Recommend playing after the first part, which is called "The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav". AsAwesome quest. Great sequel. I cried at the end Recommend playing after the first part, which is called "The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav". As for the gameplay the developers used a very good solution to simplify puzzles. Graphics awesome. Characters too (especially Nouri and Saja). Thanks Deadeliс for your magical quests Full Review »