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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 960 Ratings

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  • Summary: In a savage world of man vs nature, are you the hunter or the hunted? The creators of Left 4 Dead, Turtle Rock Studios, bring you EVOLVE, the next-generation of multiplayer shooters where four hunters face-off against a single, player-controlled monster. Stalk your prey, execute your attackIn a savage world of man vs nature, are you the hunter or the hunted? The creators of Left 4 Dead, Turtle Rock Studios, bring you EVOLVE, the next-generation of multiplayer shooters where four hunters face-off against a single, player-controlled monster. Stalk your prey, execute your attack and prove you are the apex predator in adrenaline-pumping 4V1 matches. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 39
  2. Negative: 0 out of 39
  1. Feb 11, 2015
    90
    Its progression system stifles it a bit early on, but regardless, Evolve is a deeply rewarding multiplayer experience that packs both brains and brawn.
  2. Feb 13, 2015
    85
    It lacks variety in the long run, but with the right group of people around you Evolve is a great romp with beautiful visuals.
  3. Feb 9, 2015
    83
    Turtle Rock delivers a solid multiplayer concept, which is original, accessible and deep. Playing with friends is indeed a great experience, but we think the amount of content might not be enough.
  4. Feb 12, 2015
    80
    There’s not a huge amount of content in Evolve compared to many unlock-led games, but by keeping things tight the game always stays focused on what’s important: the thrill of the hunt. The almost absence of variety in the map design may well hack down Evolve’s lasting appeal, but what’s here in the main game is perfect for many great hours.
  5. Did Turtle Rock succeed in laying the foundations of 4vs1 genre? For the most part yes, yet they have too much riding on a person playing as monster – basically, he’s the one who ultimately determines how interesting the game will be. [April 2015, p.58]
  6. CD-Action
    Apr 1, 2015
    70
    I liked Evolve. It devoured 20 hours of my life without my even realizing (unfortunately due to matchmaking issues I spent a substantial part of that time looking at loading screens during attempts to connect to a sensible match). I will never love it though, even if I acknowledge Turtle Rock’s courage in blazing trails, their mastery in AI programming and artistic taste. [04/2015, p.42]
  7. Feb 11, 2015
    60
    As an overall game, it offers a basic shooter with a nice gimmick, and I do think you can gather some friends together to get an afternoon’s worth of laughs out of it. I don’t believe there’s enough mileage to have those laughs regularly, though, and certainly not enough to where I’d recommend rushing out and getting it so soon after launch.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 88 out of 270
  1. Feb 10, 2015
    10
    Look it is an amazing game.

    Don't listen to the ppl complaining it's too pricey or whatever. It is exactly what gamers expect of a shooter
    Look it is an amazing game.

    Don't listen to the ppl complaining it's too pricey or whatever. It is exactly what gamers expect of a shooter game to be - it is brutal, epic and to the point.

    The first people to come complain here are usually the ones who did not understand what they are getting into or what the game is supposed to be like.

    It is the top shooter of 2015! Mind my words.
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  2. Feb 14, 2015
    10
    Awesome game.I expected much less, especially because it was very over hype and got it for 29.99 at Christmas but worth it. Surprisingly easyAwesome game.I expected much less, especially because it was very over hype and got it for 29.99 at Christmas but worth it. Surprisingly easy to learn (for me at least) and a bit repetitive but overall it's a good game.I can't stop playing it.

    PS.:ignore all the DLCs and the butt-hurt the DLCs causing.The game is not for everyone but doesn't deserve the hate it got.
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  3. Jul 16, 2016
    9
    Evolve Stage 2 review : July 2016 . This game in Free to play is cool ! it as many different classes, great gameplay and few (none?) bugs ! :oEvolve Stage 2 review : July 2016 . This game in Free to play is cool ! it as many different classes, great gameplay and few (none?) bugs ! :o for 0€ it's a great game even playing with friends with 5 slots :) this game was inspired by godzilla/ unreal tournament/crysis and ... left for dead :D Expand
  4. Apr 15, 2017
    5
    The hunters hunt, the monster runs and grows. The lack of players makes waiting for a single game not worthwhile. The upgrades would take agesThe hunters hunt, the monster runs and grows. The lack of players makes waiting for a single game not worthwhile. The upgrades would take ages to place points into, to get even the best specifications suited to each class. 4 v 1 in pvp isn't really fair to be honest the maps are not that large but also should have hiding spots for the monster to regenerate while hunters can get split up to create an advantage for the monster. Overall great graphics, good selection of weapons and skills but execution for gameplay repetition. Expand
  5. Nov 11, 2015
    3
    The basic idea of it is seducing. However, instead of nourishing their baby, Turtle Rock decided to spoil it with lots of marketing content.The basic idea of it is seducing. However, instead of nourishing their baby, Turtle Rock decided to spoil it with lots of marketing content. The matchmaking system is really poor since the start and has never been updated. Instead, they released stupid DLCs with useless characters, monsters and maps.
    Very disappointing.
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  6. Jan 23, 2017
    1
    A good concept, poorly executed and badly balanced by it's Developers (because who in their right mind balances a game around a hand full ofA good concept, poorly executed and badly balanced by it's Developers (because who in their right mind balances a game around a hand full of semi-pro players when your player base is dying out fast because the balance sucks complete and utter ass), on top of a greedy Publisher trying to milk this thing like it was the last cash cow on earth...
    It could have been fun, but it just failed on too many fronts.
    I just hope TurtleRock studios learns from this, gets out of whatever imbecilic deal they have 2k, and never again try to stick so much DLC into an already overpriced, unfinished game concept.
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  7. Nov 6, 2018
    0
    jesus christ, boring garbage, I cant fathom while anyone would rate this positively

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