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Average Player Score Based on 106 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 106 ratings
  1. 10 (12)
  2. 9 (20)
  3. 8 (27)
  4. 7 (15)
  5. 6 (14)
  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (6)

What Gamespot Users have to say about ABZU

  • Rating:4

    Frustrating controls almost buries a so-so game

    I think the worst thing you could possibly say about any game is that it fails to leave a lasting impression. And that is exactly what Abzu does. While there are some aspects of the game that is decent, A bulk of it is d... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Swim around in a beautifully vibrant world.

    As videogames continue to evolve the more these artistic games really start stick out. Of course, if the goal was just to make something look pretty feature films or television may be a better media. Games like ABZU man... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    ABZÛ

    ABZÛ falls into the category of "walking simulator" where gameplay is sacrificed for the emphasis on the experience; which in this case, is the art-style and sound. You play as a diver, swimming through the sea a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    ABZU

    Absolutely one of the most beautiful, peaceful, serene experiences you can have in a video game. While not truly a "game" in the traditional sense (it's really more of an interactive art piece than a video game), it is ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    a game in the form of art.

    ABZU is one of the most beautiful games of this generation, it is a graphic that resembles an art, like Journey, is considered the Journey in the ocean, we explore the sea with an interpretative narrative, since it can t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A game about the sea, and the awe-inspiring life therein.

    Abzu takes you on a journey through a dream of water, letting you play in its blissful and vibrant world. The flora and fauna of Earth's oceans are wondrous and plentiful in their variety, and its depths rich with natura... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    abzu god

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    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A stunning game, but poor pacing

    The Good: Absolutely stunning visuals, beautiful soundtrack by Austin Wintory, on-rails cinematic segments are breathtaking, so much detail and a large variety of marine lifeThe Bad: Pacing is broken up and jarring, ver... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Enough

    Is anybody else sick and tired of developers using the video game median as a vehicle to deliver their artistic views? Yeah, I get it; you have a beautiful vision and want people to see it. What I am fed up with are all ... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A Mile Long, But Only An Inch Deep

    Abzu is without a doubt the most beautiful game I have ever seen. The sound track that accompanies it is also one of the best in game music ever. However this is a game that is based on following leading lines and feels ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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