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  • Summary: Disco Elysium is about a detective who wakes up in a rundown coastal district with a banging headache and only a few dregs of memory left. You set out to discover what happened to him inside the unique world we have created. We’ve thrown together disco music, early motor carriages, andDisco Elysium is about a detective who wakes up in a rundown coastal district with a banging headache and only a few dregs of memory left. You set out to discover what happened to him inside the unique world we have created. We’ve thrown together disco music, early motor carriages, and post-revolutionary angst for our setting, and brought it all to life with actual oil paintings. Expand

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  1. Positive: 28 out of 29
  2. Negative: 0 out of 29
  1. Mar 30, 2021
    100
    Disco Elysium is a unique blend of noir-detective fiction, traditional pen-and-paper RPGs, and a large helping of existentialist theory. Its twisting plot, cast of memorable characters, and sheer depth of choice combine to create an experience that begs to be savoured. It hits on every single one of the marks it sets out to achieve and left me yearning to spend more time in its world. Removing any of the minor gripes I had with the original by adding new quests and a full cast of well-voiced characters, The Final Cut elevates Disco Elysium from an already phenomenal RPG to a true must-play masterpiece.
  2. Apr 23, 2021
    100
    The fact that Disco Elysium - The Final Cut is now in a good state makes me incredibly happy because it means I can scream from the rooftops how much I want people to play this game. Not only did its gameplay mechanics surprise me with just how much variety they offer, and how much fun they are to mess around with, but its world, story, and characters are second to none in the world of gaming. I haven't stopped thinking about Disco Elysium since I put it down, and I am very excited to go back to Revachol and craft my detective's identity all over again.
  3. Apr 2, 2021
    90
    Disco Elysium is a masterpiece, but this has long been known. The Final Cut is its definitive version, with new content that does nothing but increase the value of the package.
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    May 4, 2021
    90
    There’s a shocking amount of depth to the branching choices and skill checks that turn success and failure into your own personal tale of investigation. [Issue#1, p.90]
  5. Apr 4, 2021
    88
    With a unique formula and an absolutely masterful writing, Disco Elysium: The Final Cut manages to compensate for most of its shortcomings with an assortment of additions that enhance the merits of the developer's creative vision, making the title an indispensable purchase for the lovers of the genre.
  6. Apr 16, 2021
    85
    If Disco Elysium The Final Cut would have been launched a bit later, with the subsequent patches already incorporated there would have been little to complain about. It is a masterpiece that needs to be played by every RPG fan out there. Despite the state the game was released in, the developers went through a lot of trouble to bring the experience they promised. Right now Disco Elysium The Final Cut is damn close to that vision. It is not often that I can forgive a messy launch, but the fixes that patched up things quite quickly and the experience itself outweighs any issues that are already in the past. If there was any game from the ones presented in a while that I wholeheartedly recommend, this is the one.
  7. 70
    There are so many aspects of its design in which Disco Elysium stands unmatched. Boasting unparalleled player agency, the sort of writing that makes me deeply jealous and a cast of characters that are resolutely unforgettable, Disco Elysium is easily one of the most intelligent and fascinating RPGs ever made. However, in its current form, the presence of game breaking bugs that prevent you from finishing missions, levels a near fatal blow at Disco Elysium that not even its towering brilliance is sufficient to overcome. I'm sure there's a timeline where all the bugs have been fixed and I'm playing Disco Elysium for the first time, awarding it the 10/10 score it deserves. Right now, this isn't that timeline.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 30
  2. Negative: 9 out of 30
  1. Apr 5, 2021
    10
    Game is an absolute masterpiece, but technical issues are frustrating(for 15 hours of gameplay crashed 3 times, problems with clicking onGame is an absolute masterpiece, but technical issues are frustrating(for 15 hours of gameplay crashed 3 times, problems with clicking on interactive places, frame drops(need to restart game to fix it)).
    Anyway I put 10 to it, since technical issues should be fixed in nearest future.
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  2. May 2, 2021
    10
    A true masterpiece. Incredible writing and memorable characters make this weird and charming game worthwhile. Don't listen to the negativeA true masterpiece. Incredible writing and memorable characters make this weird and charming game worthwhile. Don't listen to the negative reviews as they talk about bugs long since removed from the game. The post-launch support has been great. Expand
  3. Mar 31, 2021
    10
    This game is legendary, The greatest detective Noir game I have ever player. Hell the Only top down isometric game that I have played that wasThis game is legendary, The greatest detective Noir game I have ever player. Hell the Only top down isometric game that I have played that was better then this was DOS2 (Divinity Original sin 2). You gotta give it ago especially in that juicy 4k and fully voiced. Expand
  4. May 12, 2021
    9
    Despite it‘s occasional bugs and weak controls, this game is an amazing experience.
    It has one of the most realised worlds I‘ve ever seen in a
    Despite it‘s occasional bugs and weak controls, this game is an amazing experience.
    It has one of the most realised worlds I‘ve ever seen in a videogame.
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  5. Apr 30, 2021
    8
    Although I truly believe "Disco Elysium" is an incredible game, it does walk over a very thin line between groundbreaking and overrated.Although I truly believe "Disco Elysium" is an incredible game, it does walk over a very thin line between groundbreaking and overrated.

    First of all, DE deserves pretty much all the praise it gets: very innovative CRPG, engaging story and characters, funny/witty dialogue and offers a rabbit hole that is impossible to ignore. It's like an amazing book you just can't put down. There is almost nothing like it, I really could not compare DE to any other game. It's that unique.

    All that being said, how can such an incredible game be impossible to recommend to anyone? The game has so much cerebral/philosophical texts, dialogues, interactions that 1) Can become extremely tedious sometimes and 2) Extremely alienating. Which, in my honest opinion, kills the hole point.

    If you try this game with this in mind, knowing exactly what to expect, then DE can be one hell of an experience. For me, personally, an unforgettable tale about a murder, a broken cop and his sidekick (who steals the show half the time). But I really believe some editing would be beneficial to the game. Not much, maybe trim 10%, 15% of exposition and some excessive (useless) dialogue. I know my opinion is going to be very unpopular, but - after sinking more than 50 hours in this game - this is how I really feel about this amazing, incredible, unforgettable, alienating game.
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  6. May 5, 2021
    3
    This game is broken and for now I would not purchase it. I did. The game begins with an unclothed character in a room, with the initialThis game is broken and for now I would not purchase it. I did. The game begins with an unclothed character in a room, with the initial order of business being to put on the clothes lying about, interact with a few other things, then open the door to leave. None of the tasks could be accomplished in that the controller was not interfacing with the game correctly. I am really wondering how all the reviewers were even able to get through it in order to write a review. May be great, but don’t buy until word of a solid patch comes around. Expand
  7. Apr 8, 2021
    0
    Numerous game breaking bugs that results in entire questlines that cannot be completed, altering the outcome of the ending. This is not howNumerous game breaking bugs that results in entire questlines that cannot be completed, altering the outcome of the ending. This is not how you release a game. Expand

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