Metascore
74

Mixed or average reviews - based on 58 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 58
  2. Negative: 1 out of 58
Buy On
  1. Aug 26, 2016
    74
    Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom is a valiant attempt to capture the feel of AoT that is unfortunately encumbered by some underwhelming elements.
  2. Aug 26, 2016
    73
    Though the epilogue has some serious pacing problems, Attack on Titan is a fun, bloody take on the series.
  3. Aug 26, 2016
    72
    While there are some glitches and it could get repetitive for some, Wings of Freedom is a respectful and funny adaptation of the manganime created by Hajime Isayama.
  4. Aug 26, 2016
    72
    Attack On Titan is definitely the most interesting Omega Force developed hack and slash game, thanks to the unique movement system and combat mechanics which require more than simple button mashing. Sadly, this doesn't prevent the game from becoming repetitive due to uninspired maps and lack of mission variety. The game offers plenty of fun anyway, just don't expect a masterpiece that can still feel fresh after 20 or more hours.
  5. Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    Sep 28, 2016
    70
    A proper, faithful blast, and it's much better than its release as a stopgap between seasons of the anime might suggest. Who says licensed games suck? [November 2016, p66]
  6. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Sep 26, 2016
    70
    Colossal fun for the duration of its story mode, it's core mechanics thrill though variety is a bit of a sticking point. Yet for the most part, this licensed gem shines. [Oct 2016, p.80]
  7. Sep 23, 2016
    70
    Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom deserves a lot of praise for accurately capturing the feel of the anime and translating it to video game form. Unfortunately, once you get past the accurate representation, there isn't much to the game.
  8. Sep 7, 2016
    70
    A smart adaptation that replicates the action of the series without resorting to a typical hack n’ slash knockoff. The cluttered camera and controls take some adjusting, but otherwise this is the first real attempt at successfully adapting the colossal anime hit in videogame form and is another proud notch on Omega Forces’ belt (it also increases the anticipation for Berserk, their next anime offering later this year).
  9. Aug 31, 2016
    70
    This is a game that's content to let players do only one thing: kill a hell of a lot of Titans.
  10. Aug 29, 2016
    70
    Far from being flawless, A.O.T: Wings of Freedom delivers what it promises: an entertaining true-to-the-series game that will make fans quite really happy.
  11. Aug 28, 2016
    70
    Even though the acrobatic slay-em-all gets dreary after a while, this is a solid action game set in the unforgiven Attack on Titan universe.
  12. Aug 26, 2016
    70
    Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom knows exactly what it is. It has perfected the most important elements, seemingly at the cost of other systems. The story closely follows the anime series and adds a little extra, so if you’re a fan you’ll be happy with the accurate retelling. If you’ve never watched the series, this could be a good way to dive into the franchise.
  13. Aug 26, 2016
    70
    The PS4 version of Attack on Titan is true to the original anime. The three dimensional maneuver gear feels amazing and it is a real blast to fly around the maps and slay titans with our swords. Sadly, the game is quite repetitive and lacks real challenges in order to be a must-have for the platform.
  14. Aug 26, 2016
    70
    A.O.T.: Wings of Freedom raises the bar for the musou genre developed by Omega Force and Koei Tecmo. The game is interesting, albeit with some flaws, and has a unique identity that can be appreciated even if you're not a fan of the anime.
  15. Aug 26, 2016
    70
    This is hands down the best Attack on Titan game you’ll find anywhere, though that in itself doesn’t make it a must-have. Whether or not it clicks depends entirely on whether you can get to grips with the finicky combat, and how easily you deal with doing the same thing over and over.
  16. Aug 26, 2016
    70
    While not without its issues, Omega Force did a really good job bringing Attack on Titan into the realm of gaming.
  17. Aug 26, 2016
    70
    Some bits are not needed, there’s a lot of filler, and a lot that gets repetitive, but I still had a lot of fun with it.
  18. Sep 11, 2016
    68
    Manages to capture the anime atmosphere at first, then suffers from extreme lack of diversity. Only for hardcore fans.
  19. Sep 15, 2016
    65
    It has a genuinely cool premise, and the core mechanic of reeling into titans at absurd speeds with the intent of doing hideous amounts of damage is a good one. There’s just very little else to it, so while it’s initially exciting and gives a unique feeling of freedom to murder adversaries, longer sessions allow tedium to set in.
  20. Sep 7, 2016
    65
    In short bursts, Attack on Titan can be a fun distraction. It definitely looks and feels like the animated series, runs through its narrative nicely, and features lots of stuff to unlock, upgrade, and play through. Sadly, almost every mission feels just like the last one, and with very little to shake up the process...Such is the curse of an Attack on Titan game. Unless someone gets really creative, attempting to emulate the way that world works is looking set to produce some enjoyable games undermined by the fact that cutting a giant man behind the neck really isn’t thrilling enough to sustain hours of gameplay.
  21. Aug 27, 2016
    65
    Attack on Titan is an enjoyable experience that is worth a playthrough, but it could’ve been so much more. It surprises with solid combat mechanics and features some exciting and action-packed gameplay moments, but its presentation, story, characters and content outside of the campaign are severely lacking.
  22. Aug 26, 2016
    65
    This is the best game based on the popular anime series Attack on Titan, but with repetitive combat, it gets dull fast.
  23. Aug 26, 2016
    62
    A.O.E. Wings of Freedom is a game exclusively made for fans. However, the gameplay is too weak to lift the fortunes of the product. Good enough for fans: the others would not have reason to postpone the production limits.
  24. Aug 28, 2016
    60
    Initially, fans will eat this one up – the story and visual presentation acting as delectable dressing – but even the best of meals lose their allure over time if that's all there is to swallow.
  25. Aug 26, 2016
    60
    Attack on Titan may be systematically simple and has some visual issues, but I still had fun playing within its world. Well-trod musou layout aside, battling titans and swinging through the skies with futuristic military gear can be an enjoyable experience--if you can look past its glaring flaws.
User Score
7.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 132 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 80 out of 132
  2. Negative: 26 out of 132
  1. Aug 30, 2016
    10
    Honestly this game is just beyond amazing....i cried i laughed....i hurt....if you do not pick this up you're missing out. This game is blowsHonestly this game is just beyond amazing....i cried i laughed....i hurt....if you do not pick this up you're missing out. This game is blows 4/10's like overwatch and dark souls out of the water...just kidding lmao this game is alright get it when it's like 30 - 40 bucks not worth 60 unless you're a huge AOT fan just giving it a 10 to support anime style games since they don't get enough love......we're are all soldiers now... Full Review »
  2. Aug 31, 2016
    8
    If you are a fan of attack on titan this is a must play! Some important story details are passed quickly but only to get you into the action.If you are a fan of attack on titan this is a must play! Some important story details are passed quickly but only to get you into the action. Each character even tho they have generally the same abilities definitely feel different. When you switch from the badass mikasa to the mindful armin going about battles the same way will not work out for you. Game looks great, and plays great. Underlining upgrade system if easy to understand and fun to play with as you get better gear your character model will reflect that. Get to elaborate on some story points the anime glosses over as well so its a give and take and keeps the story in the action. Action is repetitive but if you go as hard and as fast as you can its always entertaining. Navigation has a little bit of a learning curve and still feels a little clunky after you master it, but compare your first few hours and later in the game will feel like you are a god on ODM gear. I was also happy to see its not the same for the titans. Yes you will see models repeated but if you are fighting a group they are not all going to look or act the same. I think there are ~200 different titans? Full Review »
  3. Aug 30, 2016
    10
    If you're a fan of the series you're gonna love this game. It's not one of those titles that should be played by people who don't already loveIf you're a fan of the series you're gonna love this game. It's not one of those titles that should be played by people who don't already love the source material. It can be repetitive once you get it down, but most games are. Maybe for sixty dollars you wont find it worth it, but a lot of the time a rating ends up being based on how much you paid for it to begin with. Wait for the price to go down and you'll see this game in a better light than if you got it now. The movement is fluid and responsive, the art style is amazing, and zipping around cutting up titans is satisfying. Sure there may not be to much to this game, but support this one enough, and maybe we'll get a sequel with things that happen after the anime, like human enemies and the like. Who knows? For now I feel perfectly fine supporting this fully. Full Review »