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  • Summary: A 5v5 character-based tactical shooter. Imagine this: tactical shooter meets hypernatural powers. Everyone’s got guns and a unique set of abilities, so how do you beat someone with the speed of wind? Use your own moves to outplay them and beat them to the shot. VALORANT is a game for boldA 5v5 character-based tactical shooter. Imagine this: tactical shooter meets hypernatural powers. Everyone’s got guns and a unique set of abilities, so how do you beat someone with the speed of wind? Use your own moves to outplay them and beat them to the shot. VALORANT is a game for bold strategists who dare to make the unexpected play, because if it wins, it works. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 36 out of 42
  2. Negative: 1 out of 42
  1. Jun 17, 2020
    90
    Valorant is deep, complex and it always pushes you to do your best and become a better player. It has everything to offer great and intense matches, but it also requires and level of cooperation and commitment that won’t appeal all players.
  2. Jun 4, 2020
    90
    Valorant transforms the best of CS:GO with agents and abilities, resulting in an exceptional FPS that everyone should try.
  3. Jun 11, 2020
    85
    Do not be fooled by the cartoon style: VALORANT is a highly skill based, punitive, not very permissive title with a really high learning curve.
  4. Jun 3, 2020
    80
    All gameplay, artistic and musical elements are put at the service of a demanding and satisfying competitive experience...If the tactical shooter genre interests you from near or far, it already deserves your full attention.
  5. Jun 25, 2020
    80
    Valorant leans heavily on its predecessors, but makes use of established schools of thought and the unique novelties of its Agents to create a fresh take on tactical shooters, even if its launch is a little slim. For years, there hasn't been a fight for Counter-Strike's throne; but in Valorant, Riot Games has found a valiant contender.
  6. Jun 10, 2020
    80
    Valorant delivers as a highly competitive FPS. From a pure design standpoint, Riot’s shooter stands tall on excellent gunplay, diverse agents, and balanced maps. This alone is enough to capture the attention of hardcore fans of the genre. It’s been clear in Riot Games communication that they are committed to responding to player feedback and using that to shape their development path. Valorant is already an insanely good game, but it’s poised to become a superstar of the medium in the years to come.
  7. Jul 15, 2020
    40
    Valorant considers a standard match as best of thirteen rounds. Thirteen rounds! You don’t know which team is dominating in three rounds, Valorant? Because I sure do. It’s the team running rampant all over the map. Your Spike Rush mode is only slightly better at best of seven, but even that can drag. It’s all in service of the eSports focus. Anything quicker would be too fast for dramatic shows. Riot has made eSports their bread and butter, so it’s no surprise that Valorant is heavily skewed to that audience. Gone are the days of 1v1 arena fights in LAN tournaments with fullbright settings. One match. One result. One mistake and you were done. There were no upset wins or swings. You did a looping run from the railgun spawn and the keg of health and you didn’t dare deviate because it could all be over with one high-ping hit. Anyway, I’m old. Valorant has made me realize that I don’t recognize the landscape I grew up with. I’ll let the younger generation deal with Valorant’s sequel.

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  1. Jun 3, 2020
    10
    Очень даже неплохо. Интересные механики. Заинтересованность разработчиков в улучшении игры. В принципе ,вполне гуд в перспективе. Не такаяОчень даже неплохо. Интересные механики. Заинтересованность разработчиков в улучшении игры. В принципе ,вполне гуд в перспективе. Не такая скучная как CS, не фановая и казуальная как овер(от овера тут разве что стрела ханзо и стенка мей),но и не такая разнообразная пока как R6. Поставил бы 8,но слишком уж занизили кокоэсеры рейтинг опустили. Сравнивать игру с овервотчем - вообще омегалул . К слову для дурачков,которые говорят о воровстве и копирайтер,сначала погладить ,кто над игрой работал.. Там и разрабы из овера и(при этом от первой тут 2 св половиной механики) Expand
  2. Jul 29, 2020
    10
    A good fps shooter which takes the best elements of its predecessors.The game is very competitive and so is not for everyone but i stronglyA good fps shooter which takes the best elements of its predecessors.The game is very competitive and so is not for everyone but i strongly believe that this fps is the future of esports and has a very bright future.Again the game is very competitive and there is a huge skill gap currently and so that explains the current user score I hope people can dig deeper into the game and see all it has to offer. While the art style is looked as “childish” this is not true it was chosen to keep it low spec and accessible by everyone like LoL.

    While it had its issues at launch the game has come far. This is why the user score is so low, people saw it as just a clone of csgo and OW but if the people who left bad reviews played the game now they will look at it like a new game that is perhaps better than csgo.
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  3. Jun 4, 2020
    9
    Best game I've played in a long time. Skill/strategy based. People on here hate on the game as it has the same gun mechanics as CS and hateBest game I've played in a long time. Skill/strategy based. People on here hate on the game as it has the same gun mechanics as CS and hate the graphics, forgetting that it's pretty much fortnite to pubg, same idea, different additions and cartoon like graphics. The only bad thing I notice about it is the community as quite a large portion of it is toxic due to them coming from CS or OW, but the nice people are very enjoyable to match up with. When ranked was a thing during beta, it was super good and it was always super balanced (pretty much every match was 10-13, 11-13 or 12-13) and I can't wait for it to release all over again. Playing fill games is a big gamble as you either get a team that does nothing or a team that does everything. Gameplay is very smooth and I've been addicted. Expand
  4. Jan 14, 2022
    3
    If you want to play a good competitive shooter go play CS-GO
    If you want to play hero shooter go play overwatch or god forbid paladins
    But
    If you want to play a good competitive shooter go play CS-GO
    If you want to play hero shooter go play overwatch or god forbid paladins
    But definitely not this
    Where to start?
    The "new" in this game is that flashes smokes and HE are now in character "skills" with addition to a few new cool things which obviously what everyone wants to play as but cant due to having no map control for the very same stupid reason
    All they had to do is keep frags where they are but add some cool abilities,yet they they didnt even bother to do something creative and just filled the spots with basic things instead and also locked the normal usage for them
    Weapons are exact same,just reskins in high-tech,but the funny point is that they are LESS balanced in their sprays and how they feel
    Pacing is worse,its too slow and relies too much on your positioning or reaction,staggers from getting shot in this game feel even worse then in alternatives, basically freezing you in place from even smallest caliber weapons,who TF thought this was a good idea making it not possible to dodge?this literally makes it in to camping game unless someone has a flash or smoke
    and so it wouldnt be boring to watch in pro-scene they cut down the rounds,which is like okey sure,if it was the only problem
    yeah pro-scene.....this "wanna-be-E-sports" **** is everywhere you can think,and mark my words they will use all of their effort to make this in to one
    Monetisation is a f@cking meme no less,the pricing on those is insane,the only point why this could be better then other is that you can BUY them directly rather then roll the dice in cases,but even then its horrible if you look what you get for that amount of money,i am better off buying actual games with that
    Maps......honesly if they just copied the maps from older CS it wouldnt be so bad....oh wait....thats what they did, but actually managed to mess it all up somehow with them feeling bland
    splitting different regions in completely different serves not letting people from US and RU play together.....no,def a pass on this as well
    Oh and yeah if you happen to live quite far from server hosts you can go f@ck yourself bcs noone cares to make a good cover with a good netcode, i have no more then 10-20 ping in CS,yet this **** manages to skyrocket my ping up to 70-120,and when you play against full party of 5-10 ping players this is just unplayable

    The ONLY good part about all of this is that we MIGHT get a better iteration of this later so CS wouldnt be the only choice for competitive shooters,but i doubt valorant will every get to that point remaning the **** side-kick this deserves to be
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  5. Jun 4, 2020
    1
    Лучше купите Overwatch, или на крайний случай поиграйте в CS, все лучше, чем ставить себе на машинный уровень анти-чит, работающий 24/7
    А
    Лучше купите Overwatch, или на крайний случай поиграйте в CS, все лучше, чем ставить себе на машинный уровень анти-чит, работающий 24/7
    А если по пунктам:
    *Античит на машинном уровне
    *Графика мезозоя
    *Какой-то недоразвитый плод кски и овервотча
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  6. Jul 10, 2020
    0
    a way better than cs but it should be in beta still. atm its literally unplayable
  7. Jun 18, 2020
    0
    Gameplay is antiquated and clunky. I feel like csgo and overwatch a child, with all of the bad genetics passing over and none of the good. GetGameplay is antiquated and clunky. I feel like csgo and overwatch a child, with all of the bad genetics passing over and none of the good. Get real, its 2020. Why are you using game mechanics from the early 2000s. Expand

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