Disco Elysium

ZA/UM

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
91
Top Critic Average
96%
Critics Recommend
Based on 50 critic reviews
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Disco Elysium

Rating Summary

Based on 50 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

91

Top Critic Average

96%

Critics Recommend

Based on 50 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCOct 15, 2019

Developer: ZA/UM

Genres: Adventure, RPG

Disco Elysium is a groundbreaking open world role playing game. You’re a detective with a unique skill system at your disposal and a whole city block to carve your path across. Interrogate unforgettable characters, crack murders or take bribes. Become a hero or an absolute disaster of a human being. FEATURES Unprecedented freedom of choice​. Intimidate, sweet-talk, resort to violence, write poetry, sing karaoke, dance like a beast or solve the meaning of life. Disco Elysium is the most faithful representation of desktop role playing ever attempted in video games. Countless tools for role playing.​ Mix and match from 24 wildly different skills. Develop a personal style with 80 clothes items. Wield 14 tools from guns to flashlights to a boombox, or pour yourself a cocktail of 6 different psychoactive substances. Develop your character even further with 60 wild ​thoughts ​to think – with the detective's Thought Cabinet. A revolutionary dialogue system with unforgettable characters. ​The world is alive with real people, not extras. Play them against each other, try to help them, or fall hopelessly in love. Disco Elysium's revolutionary dialogue system, with partially voiced characters, lets you do almost anything. Carve your unique path across the city​. Explore, manipulate, collect tare or become a millionaire in an open world unlike anything you've seen before. The city of Revachol is yours for the taking, one small piece at a time. From the streets to the beaches – and beyond. Hard boiled, hard core. ​Death, sex, taxes and disco – nothing is off the table. Revachol is a real place with real challenges. Solve a massive murder investigation, or relax and kick back with sprawling side-cases. The detective decides, the citizens abide.

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An irresponsibly deep detective RPG that lets you be any kind of detective you want. Even a bad one.

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IGN

By Simon Cardy
9.6 / 10.0
IGN

Disco Elysium is a deep, sharply written, unique blend of noir-detective fiction and traditional pen-and-paper RPGs.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A verbose and rich psychological roleplaying game that doesn't offer enough choice in the role you play.

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A fiercely original take on traditional computer role-playing games that often seems unrefined and self-indulgent but is still a welcome shake-up of genre norms.

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