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  • Summary: Quantum Break blurs the line between television and gameplay, integrating the two into one seamless, uniquely immersive experience. Quantum Break weaves the cinematic action of intense gameplay with the tension and drama of scripted television, creating a world where each has a direct impactQuantum Break blurs the line between television and gameplay, integrating the two into one seamless, uniquely immersive experience. Quantum Break weaves the cinematic action of intense gameplay with the tension and drama of scripted television, creating a world where each has a direct impact on the other. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 77 out of 106
  2. Negative: 4 out of 106
  1. Apr 1, 2016
    100
    If they dial back the gorgonzola, the product placement and adjust that cover mechanic, this could have been a perfect game...But, for now, you've got the best-looking game on Xbox One, jam-packed full of familiar faces and top-notch acting, complemented by strong gameplay mechanics and a popcorn-crunching TV series.
  2. Apr 1, 2016
    90
    Quantum Break pushes the third-person genre through a star-studded cast and time-bending gameplay, although it lacks the replay value that many may have hoped for.
  3. Apr 6, 2016
    88
    Worth the long wait, Remedy has delivered one of the most beautiful games on Xbox with tight gameplay and deep storytelling that will fool you over and over again.
  4. Apr 1, 2016
    80
    Quantum Break is an artistically distinct shooter, with a compelling and malleable plot and excellent performances from its main players in both their digital and live-action forms. While I wish more thought had gone into maintaining the thrill of discovering its time-twisting powers from start to finish, it ultimately didn’t prevent me from thoroughly enjoying Quantum Break’s 10-hour campaign, two times over.
  5. 80
    Quantum Break emphasizes its narrative, which is sometimes detrimental to its cause. However, despite that fault, what's presented here is a very intricate, interesting and visually stunning game; not to mention one that is very fun to play when it lets the player use its protagonist's time-bending super powers.
  6. Quantum Break has its own beauty with its TV Show. If we are talking about storytelling, Remedy nails it. Apart from that, Quantum Break is a technical disaster with bad gameplay mechanics and old fashion visuals.
  7. Apr 1, 2016
    40
    There are a lot of sound ideas in the middle of Quantum Break and, hey, if you're a sucker for goofy time travel hijinks this game has that going for it, too. But those ideas are the only things holding this project together. The moment you look past that heady connective tissue, every single one of Quantum Break's individual elements fall flat.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 41 out of 546
  1. Apr 8, 2016
    10
    Seeing all of these negative reviews doesn't make any sense to me but anyways, I was initially thinking this game was around a 8 or 9 untilSeeing all of these negative reviews doesn't make any sense to me but anyways, I was initially thinking this game was around a 8 or 9 until the later game. Many think that the gameplay is rather repetitive but the game seems short, although this doesn't make any sense to me, the game felt plenty long for me since unlike many, I don't try to play the whole game in one sitting like some no life. Anyways, the gameplay mechanics do need some work, especially the whole cover system and how it feels like you need to empty an entire clip to kill one enemy. If I could, I would rate this game a 9.5 but a 10 will do. Expand
  2. Apr 7, 2016
    10
    This game is way too good!
    Fancy graphics, awesome storytelling and good-looking characters.
    Never miss the film between episodes, it helps
    This game is way too good!
    Fancy graphics, awesome storytelling and good-looking characters.
    Never miss the film between episodes, it helps getting you know about the story.
    Extremely good job, Remedy!
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  3. Apr 5, 2016
    10
    I was a little skeptical due to the divisive nature of reviews for this game. But so far it has turned out much better than I expected. I'veI was a little skeptical due to the divisive nature of reviews for this game. But so far it has turned out much better than I expected. I've completed the first 3 acts and I'm having a blast! I definitely recommend it to any xbox owner/ PC gamer! Expand
  4. Apr 14, 2016
    9
    un gran juego su esencia de por unas cinematicas con actores reales Wow es lo mejor... aunque sus graficos vayan a 720p no importa los efectosun gran juego su esencia de por unas cinematicas con actores reales Wow es lo mejor... aunque sus graficos vayan a 720p no importa los efectos hacen lo suyo lo recomiendo 100%.. solo que el tiempo de las cinematicas aveses piensas que estas viendo una pelicula... por eso le pongo un 9 Expand
  5. Apr 15, 2016
    8
    Soy Usuario de Xbox One y Ps4. Quantum Break es un gran juego y lo mas importante, muy diferente a lo visto hasta ahora. Aquí solo depende siSoy Usuario de Xbox One y Ps4. Quantum Break es un gran juego y lo mas importante, muy diferente a lo visto hasta ahora. Aquí solo depende si te gusta o no el genero. A mi personalmente se me ha echo aburrido.
    Aún así invito a probarlo a todo el mundo. Hay que jugarlo.
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  6. Apr 26, 2016
    8
    I’ve made no secret of the fact that Quantum Break was one of my most anticipated games of the year. The concept alone was enough to hook meI’ve made no secret of the fact that Quantum Break was one of my most anticipated games of the year. The concept alone was enough to hook me but knowing Remedy Entertainment was at the helm meant it had potential to be something truly special. Alan Wake was one of my favourite games of the last generation; this is a developer that knows how to make creative, story driven experiences like nobody else. I’ve learnt over the years that great anticipation can at times lead to great disappointment but would this be the case here or would Quantum Break turn out to be what I had hoped for and maybe more?

    Quantum Break is an action-adventure science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios. The game features Jack Joyce, the main protagonist, trying to stop Paul Serene, a close friend and Monarch Solutions CEO, from enforcing the End of Time after a failed time-machine experiment, which gives Jack time manipulation powers.

    Due to miscalculations by Paul Serene, a time travel experiment goes wrong. Doused in chronon radiation, the material that makes time travel possible, protagonist Jack Joyce and antagonist Paul Serene are granted time-based abilities. Both can freeze time and move at higher speeds, whilst a higher dose of chronons means Serene can see into the future to decide which choices to make in the present. Additionally, the collapse of the machine damages the structure of time, causing a “fracture” that means it sporadically freezes for all without time-travel abilities or the correct equipment. Joyce and his ally, Beth Wilder are pursued by Monarch Solutions, a corporation founded by Serene. The game enforces the rule that time travel cannot be used to alter the past.

    Throughout the game you’ll hit “junction points” between acts, these serve as sections in which you’ll make choices that will not only affect the state of the game but the direction of the integrated live-action TV show as well. The show features the actual actors of the characters, interacting with the player’s choices, displaying the outcome of the choices made.

    Players can use a variety of firearms, as well as their time-manipulating powers to defeat enemies in the game. Joyce can stop time temporarily, allowing him to escape from attacks or freeze enemies, unleash a “Time Blast”, which is an offensive projectile, and reverse the direction of bullets.

    Quantum Break is quite possibly the most unique console video game experience on the market at the moment. Not only is it visually impressive but it’s unlike anything I’ve seen before in terms of the effects used throughout. Witnessing time bend, stutter and stop around you creates an environment like no other.

    The motion capture used and the actors performances is as well done as you could possibly hope for.

    Remedy Entertainment are masters at creating a compelling narrative and with this game, that hasn’t changed. The story is dramatic yet thrilling in all the ways a game about time travel should be. When dealing with time travel, you leave yourself open to potential plot errors and while there are many twists and turns along the way, thankfully it’s executed with a lot of thought and care. You’re introduced to a number of different characters and while some get much more screen time than others, I enjoyed each of their individual storylines.

    One of the most commonly asked questions about Quantum Break isn’t about the game itself, it’s about the TV show and whether it’s any good or not. The show is split into 4 episodes which are each roughly 20 minutes long so it’s not too long overall unfortunately. I enjoyed the show, it has high production value and all the actors involved give decent performances. The ways in which it’s integrated with the game is what is truly special here and it’s achieved with fine precision. While the choices you make are limited, they make a noticeable impact on the game and show which is satisfying. I think what is truly disappointing is that none of the choices you make leaving any impact on the final outcome; it leaves your decisions feeling fairly pointless ultimately. Still, I’d definitely be up for more games using this interesting format in the future.

    While I do think you’re given access to all of your abilities way too quickly in the game, it’s exciting to be let loose on the battlefield with them at your disposal. It’s extremely responsive, reacting to your every move in exactly the way you want it to. One of my major concerns about the game was difficultly, how can you be given such power and still make it a challenge. The game isn’t hard, even on hard mode you’ll only suffer a handful of deaths which could annoy some.
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  7. Jul 3, 2020
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. cara depois de tu jogar detroid, depois de jogar heavy rain e beyond two sous, e joguei também ultil dawn que é onze vem esse jogo com seu poder da escolha, a vá, que viagem é essa, sério vc só tem duas escolhas no final de cada capitulo, a escolha é entre ''a e b'', cada capitulo vc assiste um filme de meia hora e depois joga mais meia hora, e quando vc pensa que é inovador o ogo é fraco, graficos fraco, jogabilidade fraca e puzzes nivel cresce, até uma criança de 2 anos consegue resolver e no final vem o boss e por incrivel que pareça vc não toca no boss e fim, é isso, ainda bem que veio o alan wake de brinde, paguei 50 e não vale nem isso Expand

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