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  • Summary: Advanced in technology, civilized and with a population of billions, Magalan was a planet looking to the future. Then the meteor hit. Those who survived are now trapped in a battle to survive, a struggle to decide the fate of a planet. At the center of this fight is the element "Elex". AAdvanced in technology, civilized and with a population of billions, Magalan was a planet looking to the future. Then the meteor hit. Those who survived are now trapped in a battle to survive, a struggle to decide the fate of a planet. At the center of this fight is the element "Elex". A precious, limited resource that arrived with the meteor, Elex can power machines, open the door to magic, or re-sculpt life into new, different forms. But which of these choices should be the future of Magalan? Can technology, or magic save this world? Or will this new power destroy all those left alive amongst the ruins?
    Elex is an action, role-playing open world game for PC and Consoles, developed by Piranha Bytes, creators of the award winning Gothic series and is set in a brand new, post-apocalyptic, Science-Fantasy universe where magic meets mechs.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 31
  2. Negative: 2 out of 31
  1. Oct 17, 2017
    85
    A giant game in all aspects that conveys the sensation of influence on the virtual world. Some failures in control are the most negative point, but ELEX is a new vindication of Piranha Bytes.
  2. Oct 25, 2017
    80
    Magalan, while not always the prettiest to look at (the game isn't much of a looker) is so large and varied that it pulls off the hard-sell on mixing so many different themes into one. Whether it’s the lush forests, the arid deserts, or even the frozen mountains peaks and old world ruins, Elex is a game that I play for the exploration. I kill, I loot, I explore and I'll pick up quests along the way that I pretend I care about. But mostly I'm just aiming for that next big reward until something in the story happens that interests me. If you're someone like me who loves exploring open worlds, you'd be hard pressed to pass Elex up. But if you're looking for the sharpest looking, smoothest playing, go-to because you're finally bored of The Witcher 3, this one may not be for you.
  3. Oct 16, 2017
    77
    A solid adventure with a cool scenario mixture of science fiction and fantasy. Elex is not a must-have title for RPG fans like Divinity: Original Sin 2 - but it's a nice addition.
  4. Oct 16, 2017
    70
    Piranha Bytes looks back to Gothic saga as it moves into the future with their new IP. ELEX isn't free from defects, among which are a little inspired setting and a rude combat system, but it will meet the expectations of the hardcore historical fan base.
  5. Oct 19, 2017
    70
    Elex is an attractive old-school RPG game that fails when it comes to graphics and AI.
  6. Nov 8, 2017
    64
    Inventive in some ways and stagnant in others, Elex will appeal to die-hard RPG fans and few others.
  7. Nov 17, 2017
    30
    ELEX is a broken, messy game that might have some interesting ideas deep down but they won't save it. Honestly you are better of avoiding or waiting for the developers to maybe save this title.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 63 out of 284
  1. Oct 17, 2017
    10
    Story, dialogues, characters, world, exploration, climate, soundtrack and quests are incredibly good and enticing. Fight, animation andStory, dialogues, characters, world, exploration, climate, soundtrack and quests are incredibly good and enticing. Fight, animation and graphics are average. I recommend to everybody who likes great stories. Expand
  2. Oct 30, 2017
    10
    Qadimgi yaxshi Gothic, barcha ijobiy va salbiy tomonlari bilan. Uyga qanday qaytishQadimgi yaxshi Gothic, barcha ijobiy va salbiy tomonlari bilan. Uyga qanday qaytish kerak!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Expand
  3. Oct 30, 2017
    10
    Для тех кто знаком с 1-2 Готикой от пираний, недолжно вставать даже вопроса играть или нет.
    Ибо Еlex это игра с той самой
    Для тех кто знаком с 1-2 Готикой от пираний, недолжно вставать даже вопроса играть или нет.
    Ибо Еlex это игра с той самой атмосферой+интересным миром.
    Однозначный респект ребятам за возвожность вернутся в детсво)))
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  4. Nov 1, 2017
    10
    Do not listen crap reviewers! The game is FANTASTIC! Do you like old school rpg like Gothic? This game is for you! And advice toDo not listen crap reviewers! The game is FANTASTIC! Do you like old school rpg like Gothic? This game is for you! And advice to crappy-reviewers who says that graphics are mediocre - go play **** and **** Expand
  5. Oct 18, 2017
    8
    I have a really nice time playing this game, there is something in it that makes you want go further.
    I like how the game rewards exploring
    I have a really nice time playing this game, there is something in it that makes you want go further.
    I like how the game rewards exploring the world, you can always find something interesting on a top of a mountain or deep in some well.
    The story may not be as interesting as in for example The Witcher 3, thats for sure, fighting could be designed better, and development of character could be also better (as i'm trying to build my character around one spell i have to wait 13 levels to reach that. By that time you are as fight-efficient as 1st level character because you're pumpin' up intelligence and flair.

    But overall really nice game, i would recommend it for any gothic/risen fans.
    Cheers!
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  6. Dec 9, 2018
    6
    This game has a big potencial. Good story, good dialogs. Good gameplay. Interesting landscape. BUT difficulty made idiot. Yes sorry for this.This game has a big potencial. Good story, good dialogs. Good gameplay. Interesting landscape. BUT difficulty made idiot. Yes sorry for this. But this game could be very good, but is not. When you play and talk with other people in word you feel like Gerald from Rivia alias Witcher. But when start combat you feel like Marigold. Big noob without combat experience. Yes you can change difficulty to easy, but... you know... Expand
  7. Aug 22, 2018
    0
    It's a deep shame to find out all the "10" ratings and reviews are just fake/paid ones. While reading the reviews here, I bumped into anIt's a deep shame to find out all the "10" ratings and reviews are just fake/paid ones. While reading the reviews here, I bumped into an Arabic review from "Shahid" which I started reading since it's not common to read an Arabic review here. Since I know Arabic, I laughed at the poor syntax and weak structure of the review which proves it's just translated online and pasted here.

    Shame on you PB & THQ.
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