- Publisher: Sold Out , Fireshine Games
- Release Date: Mar 29, 2022
Abermore is a first-person stealth RPG where players adopt the mantle of "The Unhanged Man", a legendary Robin Hood-esque figure in the strange and surprising city of Abermore, during the 18 days in a run up to a daring heist.
Every campaign is unique, daisy chaining together robberies,Abermore is a first-person stealth RPG where players adopt the mantle of "The Unhanged Man", a legendary Robin Hood-esque figure in the strange and surprising city of Abermore, during the 18 days in a run up to a daring heist.
Every campaign is unique, daisy chaining together robberies, across countless level variations. Each new day provides new stories to stumble into, spoils to sell on the Blackmarket, and potential collaborators to help you as you prepare for the ultimate score: "The Feast of the Lucky Few."… Expand
- Developer: Four Circle Interactive
- Genre(s): Role-Playing, Action Adventure, General, Action RPG
- # of players: No Online Multiplayer
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Positive: 0 out of 5
Mixed: 2 out of 5
Negative: 3 out of 5
Mar 29, 2022Abermore is a fantastic idea with lots of potential. I love the writing, the comedy that comes through in gameplay, and the whole vibe as a modern Thief. But just like the classic games that inspire it, Abermore comes with its fair share of jank and bugs. Right now that makes it a frustrating experience.
Apr 6, 2022Even Abermore's cult of beetle worshippers would draw the line at this many bugs.
Mar 29, 2022Abermore‘s attempt to blend immersive sim mechanics with procedurally generated levels is undermined by an array of technical problems.
Edge MagazineApr 21, 2022We struggle through, resisting the urge to trigger the final heist early. [Issue#371, p.114]
Apr 25, 2022Abermore is an immense disappointment. The bugs and glitches can be cataloged so extremely clearly that it’s incredible that this game even got released, let alone past playtesting. Hell, was it playtested? Why did this game get released even if it wasn’t finished? These questions stuck in my mind as I played through this dumpster fire. Maybe this game will see all its bugs patched? Sure, but that doesn’t mean that there’s nearly enough interesting, let alone unique, content throughout the levels to warrant any recommendation from me.
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Mar 29, 2022The real heartbreaker is that I want to like the city of Abermore. It has so much potential. There’s real love in those streets, and so many toys to play with on a job. They have a secret bug cult! I gotta know what’s going on there. But right now, it's too rough and ready to recommend playing. It wants to riff on the same 'go with the flow' style of heist and sneaking as Arkane's Deathloop, but feels about as rickety as one of McDuckitt's ghost-knight automatons. I've been told the devs are currently working on a patch to fix up some of these game-breaking bugs, but at time of writing it's not going to be ready for launch. As it is, Abermore is a dame that I want to love, but she’s got nothing but contempt in her heart for me.
Apr 6, 2022There are likely dozens if not hundreds of games that came this close to greatness, and quite a few great ones that came just as close to irrelevance. Games journalists all have their lists of games that disappeared after an amazing E3 presentation or demo, or games that proved to be inexplicable disappointments on release. A lot of career developers end up working on an amazing project that never sees the light of day, and only exist on hard drives full of unused assets and documentation. What makes Abermore so unusual is that it so clearly embodies the intangible qualities that separate greatness from mediocrity. I can't recommend it, but it still has value as a collection of almost-beautiful fragments that, in a kinder world, might have been more.