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  • Summary: Advanced in technology, civilized and with a population of billions, Magalan was a planet looking to the future. Then the meteor hit. Those who survived are now trapped in a battle to survive, a struggle to decide the fate of a planet. At the center of this fight is the element "Elex". AAdvanced in technology, civilized and with a population of billions, Magalan was a planet looking to the future. Then the meteor hit. Those who survived are now trapped in a battle to survive, a struggle to decide the fate of a planet. At the center of this fight is the element "Elex". A precious, limited resource that arrived with the meteor, Elex can power machines, open the door to magic, or re-sculpt life into new, different forms. But which of these choices should be the future of Magalan? Can technology, or magic save this world? Or will this new power destroy all those left alive amongst the ruins?
    Elex is an action, role-playing open world game for PC and Consoles, developed by Piranha Bytes, creators of the award winning Gothic series and is set in a brand new, post-apocalyptic, Science-Fantasy universe where magic meets mechs.
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Oct 31, 2017
    70
    In Elex we'll find the elements that had made Piranha Bytes great: an enormous world ready to explore, an interesting story and skilfull difficulty. The technical problems and low graphics can deminish the experience. Definitely, this is not a game for impatient players.
  2. Oct 24, 2017
    65
    At the end of the day, when you have learned to cope with all the objections of the game, you are fascinated by the huge world of Elex, its contrasts and designs, but you realize that the problem goes beyond its aesthetics. It is all these mismatches and imbalances in combat and the general experience that end up leaving a bittersweet flavor in a game that has everything to offer a deep experience in the field of RPG.
  3. Dec 14, 2017
    65
    The biggest disappointment that I have with Elex isn't the poor control system, or the colossally horrific voice acting, or the overpowered enemies, or the character modeling from the 1990's. No, my biggest disappointment is that all, and I mean ALL, of these issues could have been addressed and refined if given two things: more time and more money. I feel that Elex could have been one of the best open world RPG games we have seen in quite sometime had it had the time and funding to develop into something wonderful, not just passable.
  4. Oct 16, 2017
    60
    Despite its colorful and interesting world, the game feels like a chore to get through because of these performance issues. While the frame rate isn't as bad as some other titles out there, in order to get engrossed in a title there can't be any technical distractions. Unfortunately, that isn't the case for Elex on Xbox One, and it doesn't matter how great the content is, the lack of polish is what will push consumers away.
  5. Official Xbox Magazine UK
    Dec 12, 2017
    60
    A wildly ambitious fantasy fighter that's sadly lacking the fundamentals.
  6. Oct 17, 2017
    60
    Despite my issues with the game though, my time with Elex isn’t over just yet. I do enjoy the world and the concept, so I am willing to see what else the game has to offer in this respect. It’s just unfortunate that the game’s combat and presentation haven’t received as much attention. Elex needed much more time in the oven to be the game its promising previews made it seem to be, and with the dearth of games available this winter, I can’t recommend it to anyone but the most hardcore fans of the genre.
  7. Nov 9, 2017
    50
    Sadly, for all its premise, Elex has to be one of the most uninspiring RPGs I have experienced in a long time.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 71 out of 91
  2. Negative: 17 out of 91
  1. Oct 30, 2017
    10
    Tato hra mi velice překvapila, poprvý jsem si říkal co je to za blbost, takhle kombinovat magii a post-apokaliptický svět. Přišlo mi to jakoTato hra mi velice překvapila, poprvý jsem si říkal co je to za blbost, takhle kombinovat magii a post-apokaliptický svět. Přišlo mi to jako hloupý nápad a ukázky mě taky moc neoslnili, ale moje zvědavost byla větší, takže jsem si hru koupil. Ihned po spuštění mě překvapila čeština, což jsem tedy nečekal. Když jsem se pustil do hraní začalo mi to připomínat jednu hru co jsem hrál před lety a to první Gothic. Vím že se na této hře podílí stejné studio, ale přeci jen jsou tady hrozně velké podobnosti. Začátek je trochu pomalejší, ale jakmile se do toho dostanete hra vás pohltí svým příběhem.
    Bojový systém by chtěl asi vylepšit je to takový no... I po 16ti hodinách mi to moc nesedí, ale neříkám že někomu to sedět nebude, jen pro mě je to trochu nepohodlné. Taky bych měl výhrady k výbavě, protože přeci jen musíte dlouhou dobu běhat s jednou zbraní a zbrojí než se talenty posunete na něco lepšího, což je taky trochu otravné protože nepřátelé jsou čím dál silnější.
    V závěru musím říct že této hře jsem vůbec nevěřil ale po tom co jsem to zkusil musím říct že je to super hra, takže jen doporučuji.
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  2. Oct 18, 2017
    10
    Elex is good. Not every game can offer you so many options.
    This game is too hard for casuls, if you are trying to play it with one hand,
    Elex is good. Not every game can offer you so many options.
    This game is too hard for casuls, if you are trying to play it with one hand, while holding beer in another one, it won't work.
    Git gud or don't touch it.
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  3. Oct 27, 2017
    10
    Elex is a Gothic-Game for better or for worse. And that makes it difficult to review, because what some people view as features of this game,Elex is a Gothic-Game for better or for worse. And that makes it difficult to review, because what some people view as features of this game, other would view as severe flaws. That's why I'll simply give you an impression what you are signing up for:

    A huge open world... filled with things that will one-shot you, if you are unlucky enough to encounter them too early.

    Lots of interesting quests... which you will often recieve hours before you could hope to complete them.

    A punishing combat system... that sometimes drives you crazy and sometimes makes you feel very powerful.

    Tons of interesting lore... delivered through average to below-average voice acting and in the form of often awkward writing.

    Diverse factions to explore and join... after you've done hours of busy work for them.

    A thrilling plot... that takes about a thousand reloads for you to see the end of.

    A complex character building system... that offers zero hand-holding and might lead to you screwing up your character after hours of gameplay.
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  4. Oct 30, 2017
    10
    Bon jeux a condition de pas faire n importe quoi, et de rester a proximite de la zone de depart histoire de pouvoir se stuffer sans peine enBon jeux a condition de pas faire n importe quoi, et de rester a proximite de la zone de depart histoire de pouvoir se stuffer sans peine en revendant les loots a un marchand specifique et non regardant sur l origine de ceux ci dans le village berzerk du depart...c est sur si vous la jouez presse de decouvrir le monde , vous allez juste servir de mac do a la faune locale, je joue en facile car le jeux est tout de meme tres dur si on fait n imp, cela dit agreable gameplay dans la lignee de gothic 3 Expand
  5. Oct 30, 2017
    10
    Hyvä peli, en ole pettynyt. Grafikka ei nyt huippua, mutta kelpaa kyllä, jotain pikku bugeja saattaa löytyä, itse törmännyt yhteen.Hyvä peli, en ole pettynyt. Grafikka ei nyt huippua, mutta kelpaa kyllä, jotain pikku bugeja saattaa löytyä, itse törmännyt yhteen. Taisteleminen on tuttua aiemmista Piranha bytes peleistä ja huumoria talon tapaan. Vaikeutta löytyy kyllä ja alkuun ei kannata lähteä soitellen sotaan vaan kannattaa panostaa hahmon kehittämiseen. Moni valittaa että liian vaikea, no onhan se vaikeaa alkuun ja vastus ehkä turhan kova heti alku metreillä, mutta olisiko se nyt niin hienoa jos pelissä olisi heti supermies? Kaikki Gothic sarjat ja Risen sarjat pelanneena olen tyytyväinen tähän, muistuttaa hieman Gothic pelejä, joiltain osin. Laaja maailma ja vapaa kulku sekä pelinä sen verran hyvä ettei edes pikku puutteet himmennä. Moni isompi nimi peleissä on huomattavasti bugisempi kuin tämä, mutta, en ala vertaamaan ison budjetin tekeleisiin sillä kyllä tämä hintansa väärtti ostos oli ja koukuttavakin kun sisään pääsee. Helppo päästä sisään jos aiempia pelejä pelaillut, jos ei niin alku vaatii pikku totuttelua ja mielestäni se onnistuu suhteellisen helposti. Expand
  6. Feb 7, 2019
    9
    ELEX is not amazing for the first few hours due to the difficulty and there is a pretty steep learning curve. ELEX is also not good if youELEX is not amazing for the first few hours due to the difficulty and there is a pretty steep learning curve. ELEX is also not good if you don't know much about RPG games as it is much more hardcore than the general hack n slash most people are used to. HOWEVER ELEX is a brilliant game, once you have played for about 10 to 20 hours and have better gear and have started playing some missions you will find it is a very, very good game. Graphics are excellent and in terms of more advanced RPG games on console or PC there is not much to compare it to. Massive amount to do, very complex story and difficult. Just be warned if you have never played a proper RPG game before this may not be a title you will like as the difficulty can be quite high. Expand
  7. Oct 29, 2017
    0
    Nini mchezo dhaifu. Picha mbaya, michoro na mitambo isiyo ya muda. Elex ni maskini na haipendi. Siwezi kupendekeza mtu yeyote wa mchezo huu...Nini mchezo dhaifu. Picha mbaya, michoro na mitambo isiyo ya muda. Elex ni maskini na haipendi. Siwezi kupendekeza mtu yeyote wa mchezo huu... 0/10 Expand

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