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  • Summary: Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leaveOutriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 48
  2. Negative: 1 out of 48
  1. Apr 9, 2021
    90
    Not one boring second during battles, and getting new gear never gets tired. Outriders works very well.
  2. Apr 9, 2021
    80
    Outriders is an exciting evolution of the third-person shooter genre, with thrilling sci-fi powers and satisfying gunplay that makes nearly every battle feel fast-paced and gripping until the last enemy drops. The memorable planet of Enoch alongside a steady flow of loot with plenty of promising ways to mod and enhance your weapons and armor are both strong motivators to see the game to its conclusion and beyond, even when the story does little to intrigue and the server issues plague both the solo and co-op experiences. Additional mission variety could have helped keep the game feel fresh for a little while longer, but with such deep and engaging combat that evolves alongside the player thanks to the innovative world tier system, Outriders is sure to please players looking for the next great looter shooter.
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    May 4, 2021
    80
    Though it lacks invention, the solid narrative approach and satisfying endgame ensures Outriders escapes the repetitive trappings of the loot shooter genre. [Issue#1, p.72]
  4. Apr 22, 2021
    75
    A cooperative game with fast pace, and though it has some technical issues and a lot of loading screens, the game will still give you tens of hours of gameplay.
  5. Apr 6, 2021
    73
    Outriders is a rare example of a complete looter-shooter, with fun combat mechanics but a lack of ambition as you play through the story and its endgame.
  6. Apr 16, 2021
    70
    Outriders blends frenetic combat and hard hitting class skills to make each encounter feel tense and rewarding. Chasing loot drops and collecting mods to bolster your collection is as addictive as using storm whip on vulnerable foes. The presentation makes it hard to connect with the characters, but players willing to read a lot may be surprised by how much thought has been put into things behind the scenes. With the current state of problems however, waiting a bit longer for things to get sorted out is recommended.
  7. Apr 8, 2021
    40
    Outriders is its own greatest victim. There are some decent ideas in here – an absorbing cauldron of combat variables, some majestic geography, even a few guns worth holding onto – but they're dragged down and suffocated by a game that doesn't want to entertain you but hypnotise you with the prospect of another trinket.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 94 out of 215
  2. Negative: 93 out of 215
  1. Apr 5, 2021
    10
    hell yeah, outstanding gears experience. Thank you! Please fix random game matching and it's easy 10/10.
  2. Apr 3, 2021
    10
    Its so sad that people review bomb games because of something beyond the developers fault.

    I actually have finished the game and have
    Its so sad that people review bomb games because of something beyond the developers fault.

    I actually have finished the game and have around 25 hours into the end game alone so i might be eligible to actually give a review.

    To deal with the elephant in the room,Yes the servers are a mess at the moment but the devs have constantly been working to repair them and have communicated a lot with the community so that wont be factored into the review because EVERY SINGLE online game has this problem even years after being out.

    Gameplay - The combat is some of the most fun ive ever had in a video game.It starts off super slow because you dont have a build,but once you actually hit end game and can put together a build..the game really opens up. The game doesnt even want you to use cover because of the health gain system.The reviews that state that are because they are trash at the game..Nothing more satisfying then mowing down 200 guys within 30 seconds in a flaming pile of bloody mess.

    Story - It was actually pretty good for what it was.It had some twists and turns,and really felt like what you were doing was making a difference.Then of course the huge plot twist at the end is just fantastic.Sure the characters can seem a bit meh,but i loved every single character in the game.

    The voice acting is decent,the music is pretty stellar,and the guns feel really good to use.

    End game is where you actually get to play.The expeditions are a blast but i wish they were longer and more open.The gearing system is really good,and the variety of enemies is top nothc (unlike other games like this i.e Destiny,The Division)

    Overall dont listen to the bad reviews..they are a bunch of man children upset that the game had day 1 issues with servers (someone never played diablo 3 or destiny or the division or any online game ever made)
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  3. Apr 9, 2021
    9
    Most reviews will compare this game to Destiny and The Division. I didn’t find that at all. The game feels like a marriage between Gears ofMost reviews will compare this game to Destiny and The Division. I didn’t find that at all. The game feels like a marriage between Gears of War and Diablo.
    The movement, gunplay and cover system feels like Gears, it fast, frantic and meaty.
    In terms of feeling like Diablo, it uses the same tier system that ups the difficulty but provides better loot.
    High risk, more reward.
    Each class has a huge skill tree which is then complimented by what mods you want to imbue your guns and armour with. It’s then gets crazier with higher level gear, as each piece will come with an ability not fixed to a specific class. So you could be using the Trickster class and have a helm that provides shields for making kills with your blade but then the level 2 and 3 mods could emit an earthquake aura and high damage discharge that activates when your shield depletes. And that’s just one piece of armour...

    I never had any issues with the severs on PS5.
    I’d highly recommend this game.
    The only downside for me, is that it doesn’t look next gen but it plays like nothing else out there right now.
    Great voice acting and interesting characters and story.
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  4. Oct 5, 2021
    6
    This game was just oke. Nothing special and not bad. There are alot of games which are very good so I would not recommend playing this.
  5. Apr 7, 2021
    4
    have fun Looking at Unreal Engine 4 crash Reports and restarting the game a lot
  6. May 16, 2021
    2
    I waited until I finished the game to write this review.

    The good- The combat is pretty fun, and the loot system is pretty rewarding. I
    I waited until I finished the game to write this review.

    The good- The combat is pretty fun, and the loot system is pretty rewarding. I enjoy modding the guns and making builds for my character.

    The bad- Pretty much everything else. This is hands-down the worst game i've ever played in terms of bugs/crashes/issues. I played with 2 other friends through the campaign and one of us would crash at least once every 10 minutes, and that's not an exaggeration. It was an absolute chore to get through. I wouldn't recommend this game in it's current state to anyone. The story and acting is also atrocious.

    Unless they introduce some massive fixes to this game, I would avoid it at all costs.
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  7. May 27, 2021
    0
    Very nice gameplay and loot
    Good Graphic
    Medium Audio
    Bad Story !
    But this game is USELESS !!! Because you cant connect to outriders servers !!

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