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  • Summary: For Honor is a competitive third-person melee title which mixes speed, strategy and team play with close range combat. The Chosen has survived a thousand years of wandering the southern deserts. Their journey should have wiped them out hundreds of years ago, but they survived thanks to theFor Honor is a competitive third-person melee title which mixes speed, strategy and team play with close range combat. The Chosen has survived a thousand years of wandering the southern deserts. Their journey should have wiped them out hundreds of years ago, but they survived thanks to the skill set and focus of their heroes. These individuals hoe to lead their followers to an improbable victory and to establish a new homeland. Striking fear in their enemies, The Warborn warriors sail across the Boiling Sea to raid the southern coast. Known for their fire and passion, they will seek to drive their enemies out of their ancestral lands. On the shoulders of great heroes, The Legions have driven out invaders, conquered any who wouldn't join them, and established hundreds of others to defend what is theirs. Facing invasion on two fronts, these heroes fight to protect their lands form the heathens who would take it. [Ubisoft] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 48 out of 59
  2. Negative: 0 out of 59
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Mar 18, 2017
    100
    An excellent hybrid between a tactical fencing action and a fighting game, which wins thanks to a complex fighting system and balanced characters. [Issue#272]
  2. Feb 22, 2017
    84
    For Honor is an entertaining game on the PlayStation 4 and after the 4GB initial patch which addresses a few issues, you’re ready to be transported back to the violent time of Knights, Vikings and Samurai. Sure, the story in the single-player campaign is a little contrived at times but it’s a great introduction to the game and more importantly the controls. Given that, the combat mechanics of For Honor is quite sturdy and can be very brutal at times, particularly in multiplayer but the amount of grinding and use of both in-game and real-world currency may deter some people.
  3. Feb 17, 2017
    80
    Ubisoft has managed to bring a fresh experience to the genre. It is true that we've already seen medieval themed games, but not a single one like For Honor. Solid gameplay mechanics, interesting visuals and remarkable sound effects. However, it is a shame that it lacks content, with a single player campaign that adds nothing to the experience. These lacking elements can overshadow Ubisoft's good work and bury the game before they expect.
  4. Feb 20, 2017
    80
    For Honor is brutal fun. The fighting game mechanics take some time to truly get used to, but once you do, there's a unique, clever and deeply engaging multiplayer experience to be had here.
  5. Mar 10, 2017
    80
    For Honor has big production values and great combat, but a myriad of issues - server stability being chief among them - prevent it from being a classic.
  6. Mar 1, 2017
    75
    Its deep and engaging combat system is very much worth experiencing, though a lackluster single player campaign and clumsy visuals keep it from reaching the lofty heights Ubisoft was aiming for.
  7. Feb 23, 2017
    55
    As it is, this is a game with a disposable single-player campaign, multiplayer matches that crash or disconnect as often as they complete, and a slew of fantastic mechanics that only rise to the surface in a single game mode out of a half-dozen...If there was ever a game to take a "wait and see" approach to, it's For Honor.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 79 out of 252
  1. Feb 14, 2017
    10
    Viciante! Joguei sem parar no tempo que a beta foi lançada! Gostei muito do combate e da movimentação, espero que tenha um modo de historiaViciante! Joguei sem parar no tempo que a beta foi lançada! Gostei muito do combate e da movimentação, espero que tenha um modo de historia bem feito, já que o online é sensacional! Expand
  2. Feb 20, 2017
    10
    I bet the people who posted bad reviews for this game either haven't played it or just flat out suck at it. This game is great and definitelyI bet the people who posted bad reviews for this game either haven't played it or just flat out suck at it. This game is great and definitely is a must buy. F**k these hater scrubs and buy For Honor, you wont regret it. Expand
  3. Feb 19, 2017
    9
    An excellent eccentricity from Ubisoft Montreal, and I say eccentric because it deserves it. This game is wat Bushido Blade on his days backAn excellent eccentricity from Ubisoft Montreal, and I say eccentric because it deserves it. This game is wat Bushido Blade on his days back to ps one was all about strategic fighting. Besides that there's another department that shines at first sight Graphics, graphics in this game with the PS4 are freaking Beautiful and even more with the power of PS4 Pro. The campaign is a welcome addition and it's fun while it lasts. The only real downside of this game for now is the servers. Nothing else. Stops listening to stupid cry ass haters and give this game a try. Expand
  4. Feb 16, 2017
    6
    Man, this was a rough one for me. I was SUPER excited for this game, and although it's not terrible by any means it is definitely not what IMan, this was a rough one for me. I was SUPER excited for this game, and although it's not terrible by any means it is definitely not what I was expecting. I am really kicking myself in the a$$ right now because I decided not to play the beta because I hate getting really into a game then for it to end in a day or two. The melee combat is some of the best I have EVER seen in the game. It seems to rely a whole lot more on the player's skill, and would take years to master. However, it is easily exploitable by players that would rather cheese their way through than actually fight. It is a giant spam fest. I have had several instances where I would play a one on one match for best out of five rounds, win the first round and the player will just quit the match. Granted, the quitting player is replaced by a bot, so you can still get the xp and stuff, but it feels cheap. The different classes are completely imbalanced. All I have to do when facing a somewhat big and strong enemy is pick the lighter assassin and just spam attack them. Even when their revenge mode is activated, as long as I keep attacking the enemy doesn't even get a chance for revenge. I gotta give Ubisoft some credit though. They tried making something completely new and unconventional. It's just a shame that the game that shipped just isn't really good. If Ubisoft can support it with patches and changes, I bet they could turn this game into a great one. The layout is there, and it definitely has it moments. I have been in a couple of fight with players that LOVE the game and it was a lot of fun. My heart was pumping and everything. Super intense. Those instances were few and far between. Kudos to the players that really love this game. Those types of players are building a community and really trying to make the best of For Honor, unfortunately they are outnumbered imo by the players that just cheese everything, and I really think those types of players will be responsible for this game's demise. Expand
  5. Feb 15, 2017
    5
    This game is not for everyone and certainly not for the average consumer of games. (Based on my interactions with the game). The learningThis game is not for everyone and certainly not for the average consumer of games. (Based on my interactions with the game). The learning curve is quite steep and gameplay can sometimes feel slightly repetitive when you are playing alone. Playing with friends on the other hand, is fun but I can't say for certain if that was because of the actual game itself or our ridiculous in-chat interactions.
    In a nut shell: Would I buy? NO!
    Would I recommend: This is actually a hard one, but NO.

    I'm not saying that you can't possibly end up loving this game, because you absolutely can! I'm just saying that you probably won't. Remember if you end up enjoying this game, that's freakin' great and my opinion shouldn't matter one bit :) Have a great day!
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  6. Mar 10, 2017
    3
    I rate this 3 out of 10 which is very generous considering of the 10 times i attempt to play only connect 3 times out of 10. What's the pointI rate this 3 out of 10 which is very generous considering of the 10 times i attempt to play only connect 3 times out of 10. What's the point of interactive and responsive game-play if i can't connect to a single session. The sessions that I am finally able to connect to drops quite frequently. Expand
  7. Jun 13, 2017
    0
    It could be a great game. Fine original combat mechanics, cool visuals, competitive gameplay. But it has one problem: online almost doesn'tIt could be a great game. Fine original combat mechanics, cool visuals, competitive gameplay. But it has one problem: online almost doesn't work. From every 10 matches I can finish one, or two. In other cases players quitting, game crashes, etc... And it's a pretty big problem for an online game. Expand

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