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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Rating Summary

Based on 76 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

69%

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Reviews Summary

Summary: Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a very emotional game about the horrors of war. With what critics agree as a fantastic art style and an at times challenging gameplay, this game is certainly worth playing

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 24, 2014
Xbox OneJun 24, 2014
PCJun 24, 2014

Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier

Publisher: Ubisoft

Genres: Art, Interactive Story, Platformer

Valiant Hearts : The Great War is the story of 4 crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart. Dive into a 2D animated comic book adventure, mixing exploration, action and puzzles. Lost in the middle of the trenches, play as each of the 4 strangers, relive the War and help a young German soldier find his love.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Reviews

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IGN

7.7 / 10.0
Daniel Krupa

Valiant Hearts is an adventure more interested in exploring the effects of war, than having you re-enact the violence.

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Visually stunning but mechanically lacklustre, Valiant Hearts gets in the way of its own storytelling.

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While Valiant Hearts struggles to make sense of itself as a game, in its odd, playful innocence and in its focus on four friends (and a dog) it at least offers a fleeting human perspective on a new kind of war that turned out to be far, far worse in its mechanised violence than anybody was quite expecting.

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A heavy-handed but impressively sincere attempt to tackle a subject most other games would never dare, with the end resulting being both affecting and entertaining.

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OpenCritic Coverage

11-11: Memories Retold is a new WWI game from the Valiant Hearts devs

11-11: Memories Retold is a new WWI game from the Valiant Hearts devs



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