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Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

61

Top Critic Average

25%

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Based on 12 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCApr 18, 2019

Developer: Wooden Monkeys

Publisher: BigGame

Genres: Simulation, Adventure

Save Koch is a strategic simulation game all about a mafia godfather under threat. Unknown forces are working overtime to get you out of the picture and there’s a sneaky mole within your entourage, who’s helping bring you and your empire to the knees! Gather your loyal soldiers and do whatever you have to to stay in charge—hire detectives, torture witnesses, study the clues—do everything you need to figure out who is behind this attack and find the traitor in six days.. But remember that all your actions or inactions could have unexpected consequences—and every new gameplay can bring new surprises. An error can cost someone’s life. Just pray that it’s not yours! FEATURES: Unique sci-fi noire genre High tension: complete your investigation in just six days in an atmosphere of stress, panic and suspicion. Live with the consequences: once you make your decisions, there’s no going back and each decision can impact the outcome Roguelike elements: new gameplay could turn yesterday’s enemy into today’s best friend, and a well-known situation could play out completely differently Thieves, detectives, thugs: select your crew and use their various skills to your advantage Entertaining thriller: immerse yourself in a futuristic atmosphere of cyberpunk, noire and black humor. Keep safe and stay on top!

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As it is, I feel like I have to genuinely and methodically take notes of where each failure lies so as not to do it again, barring the fact that a mole and mastermind, or a grapple with a persnickety UI, won’t heck up my plans anyways. Save Koch is impressive in the weight of its narrative choices, but a little cushioning could have gone a long way in making unraveling its mystery more enticing.

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Save Koch is a complex and surprisingly hardcore simulation game with a noir theme, but there a few too many fail states and it's too repetitive to be truly enjoyable

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While it has a nice premise and ambitious goals with its social deduction, several frustrating problems drag down Save Koch.

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Save Koch on the Nintendo Switch has some promising elements and indeed, the game's world is an interesting one and its dialogues are quite amusing. Nonetheless, the way the game is played turns out to be disappointing, mostly because there's no sense of orientation - Save Koch does a poor job when it comes to transmitting what is expected of the players, and the missions' sense of arbitrary order and a basis of trial and error make this game a somewhat clumsy experience.

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Save Koch | Official Launch Trailer | Wooden Monkeys thumbnail

Save Koch | Official Launch Trailer | Wooden Monkeys

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Save Koch | Announcement Teaser | Wooden Monkeys

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