The Outer Worlds review, story & gameplay:

The Outer Worlds is an action RPG. In this game, the action is shown from first person perspective. The game features objectives & side quests that can be performed alone or with the help of allies controlled by AI. These heroes can become part of your journey & they can use their own abilities.

As you progress through the gameplay, you will receive experience & can progress to the next level, which allows you to expand range of abilities which can help you on the arena & during dialogues with non-playable characters.

The Outer Worlds Review
The Outer Worlds Review
Image Credit: Obsidian Entertainment


The Outer Worlds include 2 main worlds but you can discover moons, asteroids, space ships & other things.


The Outer Worlds Story:

Mega corporations start to colonize alien worlds.

You are awaken on board a colony space ship & you travel to a nearby colony in order to unravel the hidden intentions of those mega corporations.


The Outer Worlds Gameplay:

At the start, create a character. On journey, recruit NPC who can help in combat situations. When you explore a planet, you can bring with yourself up to two NPCs while rest of the NPCs' will stay on the space ship.

In battle, you can use melee weapons as well as range weapons. The good thing is to avoid combat all together by using stealth or to persuade enemy.

The Outer Worlds Gameplay
The Outer Worlds Gameplay
Image Credit: Obsidian Entertainment


As the game progresses, you can develop technical skills, such as, you can use a Shrink Ray in order to shrink down any adversary that comes in your way.

Control a human player & name your hero. The Outer Worlds uses a reputation system which can affect the hero’s relations with several parties living in the world which you can join.

A day / night cycle is available in the game but no co-op mode is included. Also you cannot change first person camera to third person. Boss battles are not included but there are clashes in which you can face harder enemies than normal.

Control androids in this game but you can’t manipulate aliens. You can finish story mode without using the help of allies. Companions can help you in various ways especially when you finish their side missions which will improve their battle abilities.


Verdict:

The game’s story is fascinating as the story is set in future. You cannot control the space ship directly but can stop at various points. Recruiting Non playable characters is a big fun as they have their own stories. You can also slow down time in combat in order to know about the health of enemies which can give you a strategic advantage.


The Outer Worlds Key Features:

  • Developer: Obsidian Entertainment
  • Publisher: Private Division
  • Directors: Tim Cain & Leonard Boyarsky
  • Platforms: PC Windows, PS4 & Xbox One
  • Release Date: 25 October 2019
  • Genre: Role-playing
  • Mode: Single-player

3 Comments

  1. Mega corporations are also a threat to our real world. Large corporations make profit while an average man sweet to make ends meet.

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