Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Oct 11, 2017
    Raw Data is hands down the best shooting experience to come to VR in its life so far. I loved the gameplay in the single player element and can’t get enough of the multiplayer. The inclusion of classes brings a new aspect to the genre and adds replayability, and as long as the developers keep up with new content for the multiplayer and the communities sticks with it this will be the VR game that everyone talks about when bringing up the pros of the technology.
  2. Oct 17, 2017
    The team at Survios have done something few others have accomplished in the VR sphere - they’ve put out a whole game. It’s not a concept, it isn’t Early Access, and it’s not a half baked demo - Raw Data is a complete product featuring a single-player campaign, cooperative multiplayer, PVP, multiple classes, and more. While there are still a few bugs to iron out, Raw Data manages to elevate itself above the usual wave shooter fare.
  3. Oct 14, 2017
    Raw Data is absolutely the game that every VR owner should play.
  4. 90
    Raw Data is like the final solid release of VR gaming's first wave, and the beginning of the second. It's gorgeous and features a large, expansive world, but it does still offer the same wave based shooter gameplay that has dominated the VR space. It does it much better than most of its competitors though, and the added touches of turrets, multiple weapons, and special abilities really bring it to a new level.
  5. Oct 11, 2017
    Raw Data is as good as it gets when it comes to VR games.
  6. Oct 6, 2017
    Despite first releasing all the way back in July 2016, Raw Data stands above the many, many wave shooters that have succeeded it, with lavish production values, plentiful play options and the stylish blockbuster action that many of us envisioned when first putting on a VR headset. That said, the game never shatters the ominous glass ceiling of this restrictive genre; it’s an absolute masterclass in what makes wave-based combat tick, but just as much a case study for its limitations. Not quite the ultimate VR experience, then, but a pretty good starting point.
  7. Oct 5, 2017
    Raw Data might not be reaching for artistic profundity with its narrative or setting, but what it lacks in creativity it makes up for in polish and sheer entertainment value.

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User Score

Mixed or average reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
  1. Jan 20, 2019
    IMHO, the only thing that makes Raw Data a game worth playing is it's melee character - telecinetic cyborg-ninja that is basically just aIMHO, the only thing that makes Raw Data a game worth playing is it's melee character - telecinetic cyborg-ninja that is basically just a jedi. I'm still waiting for someone to do a full game around lightsaber swordplay and jedi powers and Raw Data is the closest thing I've found so far.

    The rest of the game is kinda mediocre - it is a lot like a Robo Recall but worse in every aspect.
    The missions are probably the weakest part - all campaign levels after the first one are basically the same: defend core against waves of enemies. It is not very exciting to defend something in an action game and especially annoying for solo melee character. Well, at least they are not an escort missions, I guess)
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