BIOMUTANT for PlayStation 4
PS4

BIOMUTANT

May 25, 2021 NEW
7.49
playscore
Average
1401st of 6761

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

About this game

Developer: Experiment 101
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

BIOMUTANT® is an open-world, post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable RPG, with a unique martial arts styled combat system allowing you to mix melee, shooting and mutant ability action.

Gamer Reviews

1762 Reviews
8.42
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Jun 7, 2021

The game is playable, the world is very pretty, and the combat can be varied enough to grant you a sense of stylistic freedom. The HUGE caveat is that the game has more things weighing it down than things that make it special. There is ALOT of ideas here, and a refined sequel would probably be amazing! The game is just too ambitious, derivative, and at times poorly executed for its own good, though. I played the game on hard to ensure that I used my skills and resources efficiently and effectively. The physics and hit detection are awful. Sometimes I miss when I should have hit an enemy and sometimes I get hit when the enemy should have missed. You can literally walk through dead enemy corpses, there are invisible walls (PS3 era problems, and terrain slopes that should be traversable but are not. The quests are also super fetchy and some make you travel so far that it’s just not attractive to go fetch something so far away for a small reward. The world has no life because of the narrator. Literally nobody can have a personality because the narrator talks for them! The audio is also terrible. Without the narrator talking, some sound effects that should be present are not there and the audio of the combat in general is underwhelming at best and laughable at worst. Because the pace of the game is so lame through meaningless dialogue choices and the core gameplay is fun at best and broken at worst cause of its physics, I can’t give this game an average 5. Tack on the PS3 era problems for questing and the iPhone game menus, the game is a 3.6 to me. Below Average, Below meh, not trash, not unplayable, not mediocre completely, somewhere in between

May 26, 2021

Simply put- I hated Biomutant! The narrator is annoying and they use a stupid baby language like “mooma” “popsi” etc. Hated that! It stunk not finding a needed suit for the environment like the no-oxygen zone. The story is really lame and wants you to choose going for the light/good side. Although it looks open-world it’s really pretty linear with waypoints to next events. It has extremely long load times if you die on PS5. I did think the game environment looks really good. And I thought the combat was pretty good. But those are the only positives for me. It’s not really a AAA game. I’d say don’t waste your money or wait for a major sale. It’s earned the poor reviews & I definitely don’t recommend!

Uncle Bob

Uncle Bob

Jun 1, 2021
7.90
PSN:geo_stul

PSN:geo_stul

May 31, 2021
8.60
ali 890

ali 890

Dec 7, 2020
8.30

Aggregate Gamer Reviews

Critic Reviews

32 Reviews
6.55
8.80
Audra BowlingMay 24, 2021
Biomutant certainly took a while to get out of the gate as far as its development went. While it can still be rough around the edges at times, overall, it’s clear that a lot of heart and effort went into the project. I never knew I needed Kung-Fu Panda to be tossed into a post-apocalyptic setting with mutants as a video game experience, but I’m thrilled someone saw that need and ran with it!
Jaz SagooMay 24, 2021
Biomutant’s world is enthralling. The art direction and characterization will beckon players to scour the entirety of the map, discovering items that develop the lore of the universe. However, the gameplay is hindered by performance issues and bugs which make some parts of Biomutant feel like a chore. Although the game falls short of greatness, this ambitious debut from Experiment 101 has me salivating for their next release.
Adrian MoralesMay 24, 2021
It never does anything exceedingly well but also never does anything terribly bad, it simply exists in the middle and its biggest success is being an average game with a good combat system. My hope is for Experiment 101’s next outing is that they focus the talent they have on a well-focused, tightly knit game and try to not create a game that is a jack of all trades but ultimately ends up being a master of none.

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