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Rating Summary

Based on 82 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

79%

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 31, 2016
Xbox OneJan 15, 2016
PCJan 15, 2016

Developer: Night School Studio

Genre: RPG

Oxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. Play as Alex, a bright, rebellious teenager who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on an old military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly gate spawned from the island’s cryptic past. How you deal with these events, your peers, and the ominous creatures you’ve unleashed is up to you.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Oxenfree isn't a horror game with a message, but it's still got lots to say.

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IGN

8.2 / 10.0
IGN

Oxenfree is elegantly simple, using branching dialogue and a little something supernatural to develop three-dimensional characters and drive the coming-of-age story. There's not much else to it in terms of gameplay, which is absolutely a good thing, but pacing issues in its story can make it feel sluggish between conversations. Mostly, though, it's like walking through a stunning painting, listening to the idle chatter and revealing talks of (sometimes unnatural-sounding) teenagers.

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PC Gamer

83 / 100
Andy Kelly

A beautiful story-driven adventure game with a compelling story and great characters, set on an island filled with intriguing mysteries.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Some of the most natural dialogue ever designed for a video game – in terms of quality and interaction – helps to make a superior supernatural thriller.

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