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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review

By , on September 18, 2014
Last modified 3 years, 11 months ago


Valiant Hearts: The Great War
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Released: 4 Sep, 2014
  • Size: 742.8 MB
  • Price: FREE!
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4 out of 5

PROS

Strong storyline which packs an emotional punch
Engaging characters
UbiArt visuals are gorgeous

CONS

  • Point-and-click puzzles aren't the best
  • Some of the touchscreen controls are a bit stodgy

VERDICT

The gameplay doesn't quite live up to its presentation, but Valiant Hearts is an heartfelt and engaging story which aims for the heart.


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While it's fair to say that World War II has been covered from every possible angle in the gaming world, the First World War is comparatively under represented.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War not only focuses on the first major global conflict of the 20th century, but does so in a far more subtle and nuanced way than your average military shooter.

As Pocket Gamer's Jon Munday discovered, this point-and-click adventure uses both humour and solemnity to tell its story, a combination that works on a number of levels. 

Watch the video above to hear the full review.

Read the review transcript over on Pocket Gamer.

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Comments

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Chesco 3 years, 7 months ago

FREE today on IGN Free Game of the Month!

Tnx publishers for showing some love! <3

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Chesco 3 years, 9 months ago

glad to see it made the ios! :)