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  • Summary: In a completely frozen world, people develop steam-powered technology to oppose the overwhelming cold. Society in its current form becomes ineffective and it has to change in order to survive.
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  1. Positive: 61 out of 65
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  1. Apr 23, 2018
    100
    I’ve never cared about the people under my command in any game more than in Frostpunk. The window-dressing isn’t perfect. Aspects of the experience are frustrating; a couple of failed games can leave one a tiny weeny bit annoyed. I am not even sure if some of the scenarios are even possible! Yet if the perfect game is a series of choices where every choice has meaning, then Frostpunk is it.
  2. Apr 23, 2018
    90
    Frostpunk is an extremely polished city-builder game that builds upon the genre’s core mechanics with meaningful innovations. Despite the steep learning curve at the start, it manages to be captivating every step of the way while never forgoing that rush of adrenaline you get when the game strips away your power and complacency with yet another ethically conflicting challenge.
  3. May 4, 2018
    90
    Frostpunk is a depressing, beautiful and deeply engaging survival city-builder that forces the player to make difficult choices. The dystopian reality is wonderfully made, and you'll feel cold just staring at the in-game thermometer.
  4. Apr 24, 2018
    85
    Frostpunk is a city-builder full of hard work and tough moments, but it’s also a tale about hope. A videogame about people living in the hardest imaginable conditions, and our travel to make their existences a sustainable project.
  5. Edge Magazine
    May 26, 2018
    80
    Frostpunk's atmosphere, tight structure and sense of purpose make it stand out in a genre often given over to abstraction. [July 2018, p.106]
  6. Apr 30, 2018
    80
    Frostpunk is one of the best city-builders out there with rich gameplay mechanics and awesome graphics. We would have loved a sandbox mode, but that's about the only drawback we can find in this awesome game.
  7. Jun 30, 2018
    68
    Nice-looking and highly original, Frostpunk is too simplistic for a city-building sim and too shallow to grip you with emotional hooks.

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  1. Positive: 69 out of 85
  2. Negative: 8 out of 85
  1. Apr 24, 2018
    10
    One of my the best gaming experiences since The Witcher 3. The atmosphere is amazing, of course very depressing, but it was the aim! LooksOne of my the best gaming experiences since The Witcher 3. The atmosphere is amazing, of course very depressing, but it was the aim! Looks beautiful, sounds very good, gameplay is addictive - what do you want more? And, actually, you care about your society, they are not only numbers! Fantastic game, well done 11BIT. Expand
  2. Feb 6, 2019
    10
    Обожаю опилки на завтрак, обед и ужин. Вперед Ебенград!!!!!
  3. Apr 24, 2018
    10
    Amazing game, with beautiful graphic, climatic music and hard decisions, a lot of them.
  4. Nov 20, 2018
    9
    How developers support their product deserves all thanks. At the beginning, it was a great game but with few content, but they update itHow developers support their product deserves all thanks. At the beginning, it was a great game but with few content, but they update it almost every week and now it has second Free (!) DLC that expands gameplay. I am very happy with such support and price is sweet too. Atmospheric in the game great, only one thing that I want that developers expand it's a Book of Laws tree, but all in all it's a fun to play game. Expand
  5. Apr 25, 2018
    9
    After playing/streaming the game for a few hours, the game definitely worth the price!

    Pros: + Slick and very beautiful UI. + Cool new
    After playing/streaming the game for a few hours, the game definitely worth the price!

    Pros:
    + Slick and very beautiful UI.
    + Cool new gameplay elements introduced to the genre.
    + Nice Graphics and amazing Art.
    + Difficulty is paced very well.
    + Good Tutorial.

    Cons:
    - Game needs better optimization. (My PC can run PUBG with higher frames than this)
    - Needs more replay-ability options. Yes there is some replay-ability but it needs more, if they support Mods it would work, or if they develop DLCs in the future.
    - Barley any voice acting. I don't mind it because it makes the world feel more empty, but some people might.

    The game deserves the praise from the reviews in my opinion, and I recommend buying it.
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  6. Jul 8, 2018
    8
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  7. Feb 4, 2019
    0
    The game is unplayable because of a ridiculously small font size and no option to change it. I tried lowering the resolution but at some pointThe game is unplayable because of a ridiculously small font size and no option to change it. I tried lowering the resolution but at some point there is no video, only sound. Anyway, I've read that changing the resolution doesn't help because the text is scaled accordingly. After a few minutes of playing my eyes started watering from continuous strain. Expand

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