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  • Summary: A Plague Tale: Innocence offers an adventure supported by an original scenario, with gameplay that blends action, adventure and stealth phases. Follow our protagonists Amicia and her little brother Hugo, both orphans and on the run from the terrifying Inquisition. Our young heroes will alsoA Plague Tale: Innocence offers an adventure supported by an original scenario, with gameplay that blends action, adventure and stealth phases. Follow our protagonists Amicia and her little brother Hugo, both orphans and on the run from the terrifying Inquisition. Our young heroes will also need to survive against an even greater danger: supernatural swarms of rats that appeared with the great plague infecting across cities and countryside. [Focus Home Interactive] Expand
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  1. Positive: 52 out of 61
  2. Negative: 0 out of 61
  1. May 13, 2019
    100
    It successfully combines horror, action, survival, combat and story in a way that so few games do in this modern age. A Plague Tale: Innocence is also a reminder that the world still needs single-player story-based games, especially those that are as wonderfully beautiful and heartfelt as this one.
  2. May 13, 2019
    90
    The way the narrative and gameplay fit together to make Amicia and Hugo’s journey both compelling and emotional is an impressive accomplishment that put A Plague Tale up there with the best of them. If you are in the market for a somber, story-driven game, I cannot recommend A Plague Tale enough.
  3. May 16, 2019
    90
    A Plague Tale – Innocence is the type of game that comes around rarely in the risk adverse gaming space. Bleak and beautiful it will leave an indelible mark on any gamer willing to enter its rat-infested world.
  4. May 13, 2019
    84
    A Plague Tale is a narrative adventure whose true protagonists are the rats. It is set in a realistic Middle Age Europe, during the Hundred Year War, and delivers an interesting story, and some well designed puzzles. On the downside, it is short (about 10 hours long) and some mechanics feel repetitive.
  5. May 24, 2019
    80
    With a breathtaking atmosphere, an interesting story and a gritty realism applied to the late Medieval period, Asobo Studios offers a strong and memorable experience that overcomes its somewhat repetitive & by-the-numbers gameplay.
  6. May 13, 2019
    80
    A Plague Tale: Innocence is a morbid adventure. The engaging mystery is highlighted by an endearing cast of characters and their ever-growing trust in one another. Combat and puzzles rarely push back, but they make it easier to engage with the memorable narrative. Through it all, the omnipresent scourge of rats leaves a lingering impact as their shrouded forms slowly work their way through the corners of your mind and settle deeply into your bones.
  7. May 13, 2019
    60
    A Plague Tale: Innocence deserves respect for daring to be different, funnelling you through a bleak European backdrop that’s seldom seen. Despite some neat ideas, though, the stealth and puzzle mechanics drag, and the story can’t quite make up its mind about what it wants to be. Furthermore, while the presentation is spectacular, the project lacks polish in key areas and overstays its welcome at times.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 153
  1. May 14, 2019
    10
    What can I say? Wow! I found out about this game by chance, this gem came out of nowhere, and what an experience it is! The story isWhat can I say? Wow! I found out about this game by chance, this gem came out of nowhere, and what an experience it is! The story is fantastic, the gameplay, the dialogues, everything is very well put together. Also the setting really draws you in and the world exudes with art and really makes you feel the unsettling feeling of plague as you roam around the village. Kudos to the developers for this incredible game! Expand
  2. Jan 26, 2020
    10
    Its pretty cool and i like it, the graphics and gameplay is good, dunno about the story but for some reason I really liked it.
  3. May 15, 2019
    10
    Jogo bem diferenciado com história bem contada e premissa inovadora. Muita gente não esperava nada mas o jogo entregou muito. Um grataJogo bem diferenciado com história bem contada e premissa inovadora. Muita gente não esperava nada mas o jogo entregou muito. Um grata surpresa em 2019. Expand
  4. Sep 30, 2019
    9
    A beautiful game with a wonderful story and characters to love and hate. The game contrast it’s beautiful set pieces and some generallyA beautiful game with a wonderful story and characters to love and hate. The game contrast it’s beautiful set pieces and some generally horrifying moments. A highly enjoyable game i’ll remember for some time. Expand
  5. Jun 23, 2019
    9
    Good game, had fun, but gave it 9 because some issues with story and no repetitive. Still a good game and u should play it, original at bare least.
  6. Apr 6, 2020
    8
    One of the gems of 2019. Great graphics and cool story. You will not be disappointed, if you enjoy the genre.
  7. Apr 18, 2020
    0
    Terrible piece of **** game. It's highest quality is that it's not the worst possible game, but it's a crappy disgusting messed up piece ofTerrible piece of **** game. It's highest quality is that it's not the worst possible game, but it's a crappy disgusting messed up piece of crap of a game. Expand

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