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Generally favorable reviews- based on 77 Ratings

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  • Summary: A demon has possessed you and used your body to tear a swath of bloodshed through New York. You are now free, but life as you knew it is over. Your only path forward is joining the Unavowed - an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil. No matter what the cost.

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  1. Positive: 30 out of 30
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 30
  3. Negative: 0 out of 30
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Dec 31, 2018
    100
    Rough, raw, nerve wracking, but also humorous. In short, absorbing. Such is Unavowed, an adventure inspired by the legends of RPG genre. [Issue#289]
  2. Aug 20, 2018
    90
    Engaging story, fascinating characters, a well crafted gameplay and lots of decisions. Sure, there are some minor flaws in the plot, but you can say that Unavowed is a great adventure, probably the best of 2018.
  3. Games Master UK
    Sep 6, 2018
    90
    An adventure game of the highest calibre, with a story that'll grip you from beginning to end. [Oct 2018, p.80]
  4. Oct 4, 2018
    89
    A poignant story of devotion and hope, of love and duty, of good and justice, a rollercoaster ride of unexpected twists that keeps you on the edge of your seat until the very last second.
  5. Jan 23, 2019
    87
    One of the most engaging and original adventure games released in years. You owe it to yourself to give it a play.
  6. Aug 9, 2018
    84
    Charming horror comedy adventure with cool abilities and choices held back only by the puzzles hardly setting a challenge.
  7. Aug 8, 2018
    76
    When you boil it down, Unavowed takes the tried and true formula of the Point-and-Click game and uses it as a stage to talk about humanity. Technical problems and gripes do not sully what was a great experience.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13
  1. Nov 2, 2018
    10
    One of the BEST old-school Point-n-click Adventures! Enjoy a Game that even has re-play value!
  2. Aug 15, 2018
    10
    Excellent writing, acting, music and art. Clever, moving and (a rarity in adventure games) *very* replayable. I cannot recommend it enough..
  3. Aug 9, 2018
    10
    Another hit from Wadjet Eye Games. If you like adventure games, this is a must play.
  4. Sep 30, 2018
    9
    Excellent narrative adventure and lore. Don't expect many puzzles or an inventory full of items. Almost everything is straight forward, thisExcellent narrative adventure and lore. Don't expect many puzzles or an inventory full of items. Almost everything is straight forward, this is usually boring but the story itself keeps it really interesting. While i'm not fan of this genre I enjoyed it! Expand
  5. Sep 27, 2018
    8
    The puzzles didn't make me want to pull my hair out! I never stumbled on the answer of a puzzle by randomly combining objects; the only time IThe puzzles didn't make me want to pull my hair out! I never stumbled on the answer of a puzzle by randomly combining objects; the only time I had to confront a guide it turned out my game bugged out and I had to restart. So that aspect is great. I liked the supernatural detective agency feel and the game goes out of it's way to reference lore that makes the world feel fleshed out. Story has some cool/surprising moments and there are multiple endings. Characters feel like real people just with fantastical powers. This game does everything right from a point and click perspective Expand
  6. Apr 8, 2019
    8
    Favorite Thing: Having multiple ways to solve puzzles based one which characters you are using is pretty cool.
    Least Favorite Thing: I got
    Favorite Thing: Having multiple ways to solve puzzles based one which characters you are using is pretty cool.
    Least Favorite Thing: I got stuck a few times because I could find the pixel wide objects.

    Date Completed: 2019-04-07
    Playtime: 8h
    Enjoyment: 8/10
    Recommendation: It's another solid Wadjet Eye adventure.
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  7. mno
    Sep 25, 2018
    4
    The story, the characters and their conversations are boring. No voice acting for the player's character. Instead there are multipleThe story, the characters and their conversations are boring. No voice acting for the player's character. Instead there are multiple characters which make only tiny differences. There exist some ugly animations and some nice background graphics. In my opinion they should increase the resolution even more. The music is good. It's not Wadjet Eye Games' best adventure. I wish they could evolve more. Expand

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