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  • Summary: For Honor is a competitive third-person melee title which mixes speed, strategy and team play with close range combat. The Chosen has survived a thousand years of wandering the southern deserts. Their journey should have wiped them out hundreds of years ago, but they survived thanks to theFor Honor is a competitive third-person melee title which mixes speed, strategy and team play with close range combat. The Chosen has survived a thousand years of wandering the southern deserts. Their journey should have wiped them out hundreds of years ago, but they survived thanks to the skill set and focus of their heroes. These individuals hoe to lead their followers to an improbable victory and to establish a new homeland. Striking fear in their enemies, The Warborn warriors sail across the Boiling Sea to raid the southern coast. Known for their fire and passion, they will seek to drive their enemies out of their ancestral lands. On the shoulders of great heroes, The Legions have driven out invaders, conquered any who wouldn't join them, and established hundreds of others to defend what is theirs. Facing invasion on two fronts, these heroes fight to protect their lands form the heathens who would take it. [Ubisoft] Expand
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  1. Positive: 20 out of 31
  2. Negative: 0 out of 31
  1. Feb 21, 2017
    95
    Whether you prefer, multiplayer or story, Dominion or Duel, viking or knight or samurai, there’s something for every gamer in For Honor. With a compelling story, beautiful customization options, competition, community, this game is both a triumph and a damn good fight.unity, and a damn good fight.
  2. Feb 20, 2017
    83
    Ubisoft have done a great job with For Honor. This version runs smoothly with the most common graphic cards, offering a really fine experience to all the players.
  3. Feb 21, 2017
    81
    For Honor’s peer-to-peer networking woes do it great injustice, for it is, in its core, a truly unique game that provides us with a competitive multiplayer experience no other game can claim to offer.
  4. Feb 17, 2017
    80
    For Honor will inevitably be a favorite title. It combines easy to pick up, complicated to master fighting and action-style gameplay with compelling gameplay types and there's nothing quite like it. However, if you were looking for a single-player game, you might not want to purchase this title. The heart and soul of For Honor are its multiplayer modes, and unfortunately, at this time, there are enough issues with matchmaking and peer-to-peer connections that you may want to wait until Ubisoft has some time to fix those problems. However, once For Honor has a solid networking backbone I can say it'll be one of my go to multiplayer titles for the next few years to come.
  5. Mar 6, 2017
    75
    While the game’s fairly high skill ceiling and emphasis on micro-transactions might be off-putting to some players, For Honor is an experience that’s truly fit for those that are warriors at heart.
  6. Mar 31, 2017
    70
    Amazing rich gameplay that is sadly let down by an overly complex UI and hidden barely there tutorials. Sure to be a long term hit. [Issue#260, p.60]
  7. 60
    For Honor's tactical, forceful swordplay is extremely well-executed, especially for a first attempt. It's just a shame it's attached to so many distractions, including a bewildering story mode.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 78 out of 262
  1. Feb 13, 2017
    10
    This game is amazing, the graphics, the animations, the gameplay, all of it. You need a high level of skill for master the champion and theThis game is amazing, the graphics, the animations, the gameplay, all of it. You need a high level of skill for master the champion and the battles are just so beatiful. Expand
  2. Apr 22, 2017
    10
    I had previously written a negative review for this game; I am changing my review to positive, because I like where it's going since launch.I had previously written a negative review for this game; I am changing my review to positive, because I like where it's going since launch. Yes, there are still occasional connection errors and the stability of the game is still not perfect. But every update has indeed improved the situation, and they are indeed listening to players. Check the subreddit if you're in doubt. Things are actually looking up. It's like deja-vu from Rainbow Six: Siege really. Expand
  3. Feb 21, 2019
    8
    a mi, el juego me encanta, el juego se ve muy parecido al estilo de god of war, se ve muy bonito el juego graficamente, el estilo de peleas,a mi, el juego me encanta, el juego se ve muy parecido al estilo de god of war, se ve muy bonito el juego graficamente, el estilo de peleas, creo que jamas se habia visto uno igual, la historia pues es algo meh, no es una historia que te dejara marcado, solo es una historia que sirve mas o menos para desbloquear personajes, pero bueno, solo le pongo 8 al juego por el estilo de pelea, a la historia le pongo 7, porque igual, no esta mal sinceramente Expand
  4. Aug 29, 2020
    4
    The game is a complete flop. The single player campaign felt lackluster and the online modes are dead. The only good things about this game isThe game is a complete flop. The single player campaign felt lackluster and the online modes are dead. The only good things about this game is the nice looking player models and the medieval themed combat. IMO this game is not worth a cent. Expand
  5. May 19, 2019
    2
    The Game could be great but it has to many problems and Systems that are just not working.

    Pros Interesting Combat System Cons
    The Game could be great but it has to many problems and Systems that are just not working.

    Pros

    Interesting Combat System

    Cons

    Basically everything else
    The Game is carried by the Combat system but the trash Mechanics from some of the heroes just destroys the fun and skill especially in the lower lvls where most of the people are.

    The Gamemodes are also pretty trash and not well thought trough.

    The Heroes are exteremely unbalanced

    The Costimization seems like a lazy money grab, yeah u can earn everything for free but to even grind a full set for one heroe is just too much

    So you rly shouldn't buy For Honor the game will probably never be good.
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  6. May 28, 2017
    1
    After a half of the year i came to this game adn what i see ? Still bad servers ,no balance and game punish you for not grinding stuff , ifAfter a half of the year i came to this game adn what i see ? Still bad servers ,no balance and game punish you for not grinding stuff , if you go in 4 vs 4 you have like 50-80 armor , your enemy 100+ no balance in ,matchmaking , i just waste 60$ for 30 -50 hour thx ubi ! Expand
  7. May 4, 2020
    0
    I downloaded this game after my friends' advice. But after playing 2 hours I realized that this game has no balance. Waste of time. Don't beI downloaded this game after my friends' advice. But after playing 2 hours I realized that this game has no balance. Waste of time. Don't be fooled that it's free. This game is nothing but cancer. I would rather play chivalry instead of this crap. This is classic Ubisoft. Go outside have fun instead of playing this garbage. If you dodge first one of the three combos and after that, if your opponent hits the remaining two of them it will count it accomplished. The principal's son must have made this game. Because there's no way this play could have been published in any other way. Expand

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