Bastion

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Supergiant Games

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
88
Top Critic Average
89%
Critics Recommend
Based on 27 critic reviews
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Bastion

Rating Summary

Based on 27 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

89%

Critics Recommend

Based on 27 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 7, 2015
Xbox OneDec 12, 2016
PCAug 16, 2011

Developer: Supergiant Games

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Action, RPG

Bastion is the first title from Supergiant Games, an original action role-playing game set in a lush imaginative world, in which players must create and fight for civilization’s last refuge as a mysterious narrator marks their every move.

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The combat might never feel as clever as the visuals and narration but this is still an engrossing and distinctive action role-player.

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Bastion remains as strong of a game as it was in 2011, but there's no need to buy this version if you already own it.

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I now know why people fell in love with Bastion. It's a perfectly proportioned, well packaged, beautiful escape into a foreign world with compelling music, art, and narration. There's no real added benefits to playing it on the Xbox One besides a few more achievements, but then again, it doesn't really need any upgrades. It's fairly perfect as it stands.

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When we played Bastion for the first time a few years ago, we literally gave it an instinctive standing ovation as the credits began to roll, and our pleasantly surprised reaction remains justified. This game is a testament to the type of human creativity, innovation, and wonder that are sometimes only possible with indie games, and now that it has graced Sony's systems, you can understand why it will continue to entrench itself as a classic for years to come.

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Overwatch’s new event lets you unlock a Lego Bastion skin

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Overwatch Introduces Lego-Themed Event Today

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Two Incredible Nintendo Switch Games Are Dirt Cheap In The Eshop Right Now

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Nintendo Switch Deal: Two Incredible Games Are Dirt Cheap Right Now

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Epic Game Store's First Exclusive Hades Launches On Steam This Winter

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