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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: 37 out of 396
  1. Apr 13, 2016
    10
    Afterall, Sony congratulated Remedy for this Master Piece. Graphics looks awesome, i can say that both versions (PC and Xbox One) look veryAfterall, Sony congratulated Remedy for this Master Piece. Graphics looks awesome, i can say that both versions (PC and Xbox One) look very very similar. Expand
  2. Apr 5, 2016
    10
    Not only is the an gaming experience unlike any other, it's the first game to give me confidence in next gen gaming. As for the douchiesNot only is the an gaming experience unlike any other, it's the first game to give me confidence in next gen gaming. As for the douchies giving this game a bad score, all you need to do is look at their review history and see that most of them play only Ps4 games so they obviously have not played QB. MC should be ashamed that they allow these reviews to factor in the average. Expand
  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 8, 2016
    9
    Quantum Break is the fusion of watching a Netflix series and playing a video game. The time based abilities you gain will make the combatQuantum Break is the fusion of watching a Netflix series and playing a video game. The time based abilities you gain will make the combat interesting enough to not feel like every other standard 3rd person shooter, but the controls aren't as tight or tuned as a game like Gear Of War or Uncharted.
    The real star of Quantum Break is its story telling. The depth of story in Quantum Break is better than you get with most video games, it is more comparably to a good Netflix series. Infact, playing through Quantum Break feels a lot like binge watching your favorite show online. This is due mostly to that episodes that play in between every act in the game. After you complete an act you'll be presented with a 30 minute live action episode. The concept works incredibly well to gives the story more depth than a game will typically provide.
    Gamers who covet solid gameplay and tight controls might be a little disappointed with Quantum break. However, gamers who prefer an engaging story to move their games along will be hooked.
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  5. Apr 5, 2016
    8
    Gameplay is amazing. Combat is phenomonal. The scenery reminds me of The Last of Us. Story is alright though it could be a little better.Gameplay is amazing. Combat is phenomonal. The scenery reminds me of The Last of Us. Story is alright though it could be a little better. Overall its a good game. Expand
  6. Apr 12, 2016
    7
    i liked the shooting mechanics but i think it needs a little more stealthy movements in some sections, The game runs great on XBOne i don[ti liked the shooting mechanics but i think it needs a little more stealthy movements in some sections, The game runs great on XBOne i don[t need to be 1080p 60 frames to enjoy a game, the narrative is it's strong section but this may be not for everybody's liking nowdays, i'm kinda sad its an average game rather than the console buying title it was supposed to be. if you like story driven go, games for it. Expand
  7. Feb 8, 2017
    0
    -very game mechanics
    -average shooter that can't even get the shooting mechanics down right
    -gameplay is very buggy -boring linear based
    -very game mechanics
    -average shooter that can't even get the shooting mechanics down right
    -gameplay is very buggy
    -boring linear based game
    -terrible story that forces you to watch real time cutscenes for 20 minutes that put you to sleep and there is a couple of these. The majority of these scenes don't add anything to the actual game
    terrible acting
    -720p game. overall terrible game
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