GSY Review PC PS4 Xbox One

After being offered as a demo on PC and Xbox One, Destroy All Humans! is not available in its final version on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One. If you've already tried the game, or played the original, you should have a pretty good idea of what to expect, but we have written a quick review should you need it to make up your mind. As usual, it's accompanied by a bunch of gameplay videos recorded on PC (in 4K) and Xbox One X (in 1080p).

Verdict


The original Destroy All Humans! came out back in 2005 on Playstation 2 and the first Xbox and it was a fun but in the end it was just an ok game whose strongest suit was its grotesque representation of the US of the late 50s. German developer Black Forest Games was in charge of the remake and we must say they did a pretty good job. Visually, though not on par with AAA games, it sill looks very nice despite the distracting pop-up and the stiff animations. The game design has remained pretty much the same, with a few improvements in the gameplay department, but those of you who have already played the original will be right at home. That's also probably why Destroy All Humans! won't leave that much of a strong impressions on newcomers. It's still a fun little game to enjoy but it's clearly nothing more and it might not be enough to justify a purchase to younger players, or even older ones. That being said, we must say we're quite happy to see the return of old AA franchises, even more so as you can tell the developers really wanted to remain true to the original material.
  • On the upside
  • Nice visual overhaul
  • Funny when it hits...
  • A certain variety...
  • Getting more powerful with upgrades
  • It's fun to cause mayhem....
  • [bOn the downside

  • Framerate is all over the place on XB1X
  • ... but also crude and dated
  • ... except in the original voice cast
  • Very stiff animations
  • ... bit it's nothing exceptional either
About the game
Platform
PC PS4 XBOXONE
Published by
THQ Nordic
Developed by
Black Forest Games
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  • nostradamus

    nostradamus Halo keeps being this Sonic title bait & switch "will their next title be able to Look up par with its current gen counterparts"? Never. Even Halo 4 who was pretty good on Campaign suffered from (8 Weeks ago)

  • nostradamus

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  • nostradamus

    nostradamus so Halo must be thet bottomb of the barrel FPS to keep its identity. Add some negligible subsurface scattering reflections or some other tech only possible now and call it the day copy/pasting the ol (8 Weeks ago)

  • b0vril

    b0vril yea but, would it be halo then? (8 Weeks ago)

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