Metascore
74

Mixed or average reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Feb 13, 2019
    90
    ‘Broken Toys’ does a great job of setting up what will hopefully be a thoroughly gripping finale. There are plenty of callbacks that diehard fans of the series will relish, but the emotional beats keep everything grounded. Minor visual quirks can sometimes take you out of the experience, but they’re not enough to derail your overall enjoyment of the episode.
  2. Jan 23, 2019
    85
    Outside of those small technical issues, the third episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season still manages to reaches many of the highpoints of the series’ earlier seasons with a great blend of tense action and poignant character moments. While some might have expected a bit of a snag with the behind-the-scenes troubles that occurred midway through its season, The Walking Dead hasn’t lost a beat in the second half of its final season, and in just a few months from now we’ll finally get to see the conclusion of Clementine’s story. Based on how “Broken Toys” plays out, I’m looking forward to the end of Clem’s tale as much as I am anticipating it to be a heartbreaking finale.
  3. Jan 14, 2019
    85
    The Walking Dead was worth saving. The usual Telltale caveats about polish and quick time action scenes apply, but this is exciting, powerhouse storytelling, packed with fantastic character work and edge-of-your-seat cinematic moments. The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 3 lines up the sights for a bloody good finale – let’s hope Skybound nails the headshot.
  4. Feb 1, 2019
    82
    Episode 3, Broken Toys, has me suitably excited to see The Walking Dead: The Final Season out to its conclusion. The various moving narrative parts are coming together for what will undoubtedly do the series proud – and bring to proper close the journey of Clementine, the one consistent thread uniting all the series’ seasons. Like hungry Walkers, fans are slowly shuffling towards March 26th, when we get to sink our teeth into Episode 4.
  5. Jan 29, 2019
    80
    The climax is one of the better actions scenes that The Walking Dead has put forward, and it delivers for the most part. I was a bit upset at the end, as there is at least one senseless death that seemed thrown in just to remind you that any choice you make has consequences, but there were also some really great moments, including one that calls back to Lily’s father Larry, and his incredible death during the first season. For the first time that I can recall as well, you are given the option to knock out the Raiders instead of simply ending their life, and I wonder how that will play into the overall narrative as this train comes to the end of its track.
  6. Jan 27, 2019
    80
    Even though it’s never going much higher, this third episode is treating with care all the topics it deals with. Its conclusion gives us high hopes for the big final ending coming soon.
  7. Jan 15, 2019
    80
    Featuring a sweeping narrative experience and barring a few caveats, the penultimate episode Broken Toys might be the best yet for The Walking Dead: The Final Season.
  8. Jan 15, 2019
    80
    Episode 3: Broken Toys continues to improve and is paving the way for one hell of a finale. In spite of its annoying technical issues, players should look past that and see the fantastic piece of work that’s been put together there. Broken Toys isn’t perfect, but its dialogue is superb, its pacing is fluid and its gameplay is fun and engaging.
  9. Feb 8, 2019
    76
    Quotation forthcoming.
  10. Jan 31, 2019
    76
    Episode 3 has left me wondering what's going to happen, but passively so. I couldn't imagine feeling this way when I began the season, but obvious setbacks for the team have likely hindered inspiration and execution. I want to laud their efforts and sing their praises, especially considering everything that has happened, but the facts are that Episode 3 has only given the series buoyancy, which is hard to accept at this point in the season. While it is a positive experience, I can't help but feel lukewarm about poor Clementine's fate in this harsh world.
  11. Jan 24, 2019
    76
    Clementine’s story deserves to be finished, and this third episode does justice to the legacy of Telltale Games.
  12. Jan 21, 2019
    75
    Broken toys is to remember especially for two beautiful central sections and for the tumultuous ending, but in the end it remains the "same" Walking Dead episode as ever.
  13. Jan 14, 2019
    75
    The Walking Dead: The Final Season episode 3 carries over Telltale Games’ swan song well with a deeply emotional, complex story of grief and redemption. Despite an overreliance on callbacks and technical issues, Skybound Games brought the series back to focus after certain doom, setting up a compelling and gripping finale.
  14. Jan 22, 2019
    73
    The more the soul shatters, the more difficult it will be to put the pieces together again.
  15. Jan 31, 2019
    70
    Thematically, Broken Toys is a hit-and-miss. The ideology of peace involving no violence against humans nor walkers is a high point for me since it’s a new approach to viewing the apocalypse. Personally, I’ve always thought ‘the more zombies that get killed, the less there are to roam’, but his new tack did leave me thinking about it. On the other hand, much of the content here feels like ground the series has covered several times before, and the lack of standout characters dulls the entire experience.
  16. Jan 22, 2019
    70
    As the final season of The Walking Dead is brought back to life by Skybound, the narrative plot continues to shamble aimlessly like the zombies that inhabit its world. A few emotional chats between Clementine and AJ and a finale-prepping conclusion makes the journey worth continuing, but Skybound will need to go above and beyond to provide Clementine the send off she deserves and make the fourth and final season one worth playing.
  17. 70
    The mere fact that The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Episode 3 'Broken Toys' exists is cause for celebration.
  18. Jan 15, 2019
    60
    Broken Toys is a fine and quite interesting episode. There's tension, action, heartbreaking moments, good characters development and a lot of question that hopefully will find answers in a few weeks.
  19. Jan 14, 2019
    60
    I remain invested in The Walking Dead as it nears its conclusion, now just two months away. Though the move to Skybound hasn't improved the technical reliability of the Telltale Games experience, the artists, writers, and voice actors continue to present a story that remains suspenseful, delivering some great individual moments, even if it sometimes pads the run-time to reach them. Beyond that, it's just nice to see you again, Clem.
User Score
7.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 23 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 23
  2. Negative: 5 out of 23
  1. Jan 16, 2019
    2
    Your choices don't ultimately matter. The ending is the same, more or less, regardless of what your decisions are.
  2. Jan 16, 2019
    8
    best episode so far, i am excited for the next episodeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
  3. Jan 22, 2019
    10
    1° Episodio "Done Runnnig" = O começo do fim, começa lento mas interresante, com certeza essa temporada está indo para o caminho certo com a1° Episodio "Done Runnnig" = O começo do fim, começa lento mas interresante, com certeza essa temporada está indo para o caminho certo com a clem de volta como a protagonista e todos os pontos fortes de um jogo da telltale brilha nesse episodio, assim como todos os pontos negativos. Uma das melhores coisas que foram adicionadas nessa temporada é que você tem muito mas razões para rejogar os episodios, agora tem "colletables", conquista para outras formas de jogar, e claro você pode ir por rotas que você não foi. Agora os pontos negativos são novamente a manutenção e otimização e o controle da camera quando você corre é bem ruinzinho.
    Nota: 9

    2º Episodio "Suffer the Children" = Esse episodio e mais lento que o primeiro so que mais interressante e com os melhores momentos de personagens ate agora, esse dá opções de escolha de falas mais interresantes que o outro episodio, onde esse episodio falha é no final, onde tem toda a ação do episodio, as escolhas que envolvem "Matar" dá GameOver ou não mata o personagem
    Nota: 8.8
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