Focus Home Interactive has finally unleashed Asobo Studio's debut IP into the wild and its looking great. A Plague Tale: Innocence
is an original concept that combines the elements of survival-action-adventure-horror with an immersive narrative. The game is set in medieval France following two innocent characters in their quest to escape and survive both human and supernatural threats. Players must use their wits in order to outsmart their pursuers. with that out of the way, let's check out what some of the gaming industry's top critics have to say about the game.
"A Plague Tale: Innocence is the perfect combination of storytelling, action, and gameplay that proves that the world needs more single-player games." - Screen Rant 100
A Plague Tale: Innocence is currently basking in accolades from critics. It currently has an average of 80 from 69 critics, which is equal to a "strong" title rating in Open Critic. It may not be the as high as most AAA titles are getting but it's solid enough to beat the 72 average of RAGE 2
, and alone is impressive and intriguing enough to make you want this game.
"A Plague Tale: Innocence is a dark medieval stealth adventure that blends superb gameplay, excellent writing, and amazing presentation into one cohesive experience." Windows Central 4.5/5
A Plague Tale: Innocence is one of those unique modest games that emerge from time to time. Just like Ninja Theory's Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, this game proves that single-player narrative-driven game games are far from dead. It also proves that there are still a lot of brilliant video game developers out there who are driven by passion. Even better is that the game comes at a much lower price than most AAA titles. A Plague Tale: Innocence is available now for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the launch trailer for the game below and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"A Plague Tale: Innocence Launch Trailer"
Source: Open Critic, Focus Home Interactive