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Return of the Obra Dinn

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

90

Top Critic Average

97%

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Based on 36 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCOct 18, 2018

Developer: Lucas Pope

Genres: Art, Puzzle

In 1802, the merchant ship "Obra Dinn" set out from London for the Orient with over 200 tons of trade goods. Six months later it hadn't met its rendezvous point at the Cape of Good Hope and was declared lost at sea. Early this morning of October 14th, 1808, the Obra Dinn drifted into port with sails damaged and no visible crew. As insurance adjustor for the East India Company's London Office, find means to board the ship and recover the Crew Muster Roll book for assessment.
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The Papers, Please creator offers up an intricate and mesmerising puzzle game with a rich and detailed sense of place.

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IGN

9.2 / 10.0
Tom Marks

Return of the Obra Dinn stands as something wholly unique, a challenging detective game that empowers you to solve its mysteries through actual investigation.

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A beautifully constructed and powerfully atmospheric mystery that you really have to work to solve.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Easily the best detective game of the modern era, with challenging and rewarding gameplay combined with some of the most evocative visuals of the year.

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Return of the Obra Dinn's Creator Reminisces on Getting Its Iconic Style Just Right

Return of the Obra Dinn's Creator Reminisces on Getting Its Iconic Style Just Right

"After working on non-graphical stuff for so long, I took a moment to reflect on what I had with the visuals. It wasn’t great."

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First-person adventure 'Return of the Obra Dinn' launches on Xbox One

First-person adventure 'Return of the Obra Dinn' launches on Xbox One

Around the same time last year, a game called Return of the Obra Dinn delighted gamers on PC. It not only garnered great reviews, but in many ways, it’s regarded as a modern cult classic. What exactly defines that category? In my opinion, a game that pushing the boundaries visually in new directions, has a stellar story, and compelling gameplay can be called a modern cult classic....

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Return of the Obra Dinn Sails Onto Consoles Later This Month

Return of the Obra Dinn Sails Onto Consoles Later This Month

Switch, Xbox One, and PS4 owners will get a crack at this nautical mystery in a few weeks.

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Return of the Obra Dinn docks on consoles this month

Return of the Obra Dinn docks on consoles this month

Stylish mystery game ports to Switch, PS4 and Xbox One

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Return Of The Obra Dinn Hits Consoles This Month

Return Of The Obra Dinn Hits Consoles This Month

Lucas Pope has revealed the PS4, Xbox One, and Switch release date for the excellent puzzle game that released on PC last year.

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One Of 2018's Best Games Comes To PS4, Xbox One, And Switch Very Soon

One Of 2018's Best Games Comes To PS4, Xbox One, And Switch Very Soon

Return of the Obra Dinn comes to new platforms later this month.

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Nintendo Direct: Acclaimed PC Game Return Of The Obra Dinn Coming To Switch

Nintendo Direct: Acclaimed PC Game Return Of The Obra Dinn Coming To Switch

2018's most intriguing adventure game will arrive on the Nintendo Switch later this year.

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First-person adventure 'Return of the Obra Dinn' drifts on Xbox One soon

First-person adventure 'Return of the Obra Dinn' drifts on Xbox One soon

Around the same time last year, a game called Return of the Obra Dinn delighted gamers on PC. It not only garnered great reviews, but in many ways, it regarded as a modern cult classic. For those of you unfamiliar with the title, Return of the Obra Dinn is a first-person mystery adventure based on exploration and logical deduction.

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