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  • Summary: What exactly is Minecraft: Dungeons? It's an all-new action-adventure game inspired by classic dungeon crawlers, where you'll constantly discover new weapons and items that will help you defeat a ruthless swarm of new-and-nasty mobs. You'll fight or flee through canyons, swamps and of courseWhat exactly is Minecraft: Dungeons? It's an all-new action-adventure game inspired by classic dungeon crawlers, where you'll constantly discover new weapons and items that will help you defeat a ruthless swarm of new-and-nasty mobs. You'll fight or flee through canyons, swamps and of course mines. You can brave the dungeons alone, or team up with friends. Up to four players can battle together through action-packed, treasure-stuffed, wildly varied levels, all in an epic quest to save the villagers and take down the evil Arch-Illager. Expand

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  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. May 24, 2020
    80
    Just as expected, Minecraft: Dungeons is a wholesome character building game that one might be tempted to tag as a ‘cute Diablo’. Don’t fool yourself though —higher difficulties and bosses are indeed challenging, and you’re forced to think and act swiftly. Fortunately, Mojang lets you build your own hero on the fly, just by swapping their equipment, so you’ll end up trying tons of fun new stuff very often.
  2. 80
    The epitome of good things coming in small packages, Minecraft Dungeons is simple, wholesome fun.
  3. Aug 9, 2020
    80
    There’s plenty to like about Minecraft Dungeons, and at £15.99 on PSN it’s terrific value for a game that you and your kids could beat in a weekend. It’s not especially difficult with four players and the light-hearted nature of it all ensures Minecraft fans will find plenty to love. It’s just a shame there’s no sign of the Minecraft’s primary mechanic, which would have been a great addition to the overall experience. It’s a good laugh and as is so often with co-op games, you’ll get the most out of it with your pals/family.
  4. May 29, 2020
    70
    Quotation forthcoming.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 21
  2. Negative: 5 out of 21
  1. May 30, 2020
    10
    Me encanta, aunque es de estudio de Xbox es muy adictivo. Esperando las expansiones
  2. Jul 26, 2020
    10
    Good game, friends...go.....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. Jun 26, 2020
    10
    I just got Minecraft dungeons and its amazing for a couple of reasons i will explain later on. So first off its kinda addicting to say theI just got Minecraft dungeons and its amazing for a couple of reasons i will explain later on. So first off its kinda addicting to say the least, you can spend hours grinding so you can get better weapons and loot, and collecting emeralds. Next if you have Ps Plus or xbox live you can play with friends and you can also just play with someone at home with an extra controller! The games straight foward so you wont have a hard time understanding what is going on or how do you do that. I also forgot to mention that its very fun to play with friends and by yourself!

    So in total if you are bored and got $20.00 plus tax to spare, got get yourself this game and get gaming!
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  4. Jun 11, 2020
    8
    It's OK but you can get stuck between level 65-71 but with some bugs you can make it
  5. May 27, 2020
    7
    Although Minecraft Dungeons was and is fun, to me, it is a missed opportunity.

    The game itself plays good enough, but the item drops could
    Although Minecraft Dungeons was and is fun, to me, it is a missed opportunity.

    The game itself plays good enough, but the item drops could be optimized (I had around 8 unique bows/crossbows and not a single unique sword/mace/cutlass) and the randomness of effects is somewhat disturbing because it prevents you from either upgrading to the same weapon type (which might have different effects) or other weapon types (for the same reason). Also Minecraft Dungeons has some minor issues with texture flickering and loeading times. They are not insanely bad but considering I run a PS4 Pro with SSD the times are not that fast. I encountered one bluescreen on the course of my playthrough and one game breaking bug which had me restart the level. Considering it took me around 5hrs with extensive exploration that is not the best ratio.

    The world itself is nice and I was pleasantly surprised by the length of some dungeons giving you a great explorative feeling. On the other hand the game design does not feel well implemented with huge backtracks or different exits leaving you behind with that "oh no I missed something"-feeling. Difficulty progression is very strange. The beginning is very easy and the last two levels are way harder. The game prevents you to play on easier difficulties if you reach a certain level cap. Interesting, yet somewhat bad decision for people that need to tone it down.

    Overall the game is a lot of fun. The different difficulties and drop modes are nice. The mechanics are simple but fun. It can be very well described as solid casual gaming. I still think the game missed a huge opportunity because it actually is very fun to play but an explorative playthorugh takes only 4-6hrs which is even for the lower price tag not enough to me. Mojang and Microsoft could ve started something big with Minecraft Dungeons but they did it half hearthedly or maybe just did a first test?

    The game hub is overly simple, not many possibilities of customization and although the Minecraft feeling is deeply integrated it also misses out on the roots. You cannot build, you cannot craft. You are not able to customize much. The story is pretty flat too. There are no skill trees at all.

    Would I recommend the game? Probably yes if you like a very casualized version of Diablo and vanilla Minecraft mixed together that will hold up for 5 to 20hrs depending on whether you go straight or completionist. I really do hope that they will pick up this concept and attempt to go deeper and provide a more extensive feeling to compete with genre kings. I think people will love it and people already will like this one. It is just way too short.
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  6. Jun 26, 2020
    5
    Are you into Minecraft? I mean are you really into Minecraft and know all the lore that goes with it? If so this game is for you. I am notAre you into Minecraft? I mean are you really into Minecraft and know all the lore that goes with it? If so this game is for you. I am not into any Mining or Crafting (which neither exist in this game) so this came off to me as the most generic dungeon crawler I've seen in a minute. This game has a story I didn't care enough to pay attention. The combat is like a bare version of Diablo. It misses the mark that Diablo has with the addictiveness of it. Diablo is so addictive I'm now thinking about playing it. This game was just a game I was playing to get through while listening to a podcast. Furthermore you can beat it in a afternoon if you want to. If you have Game Pass on the Xbox give it a try otherwise fully skip this game it isn't worth your time. Expand
  7. Jun 27, 2020
    0
    Game was fun at first, but it's one of the worst games I've played. The mechanics for starters is worse than horrible. I honestly don't mindGame was fun at first, but it's one of the worst games I've played. The mechanics for starters is worse than horrible. I honestly don't mind random targets, but if there's a mob right in front of you, you'll most likely shoot the wall. Sometimes your ammo will hit the ground even though there's mobs right in front of you...on top of that, apparently there's a so-called "Secret" that does not exist in Pumpkin Pastures. The online so-called "Guides" are utterly useless and absolutely not helpful. I would not recommend the game (especially because the mechanics). If I knew this game was horrible, I would not have gotten it. Expand

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