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  • Summary: Starlink: Battle for Atlas is an action-adventure game through which you assemble a custom Starship model mounted to your game controller to launch into an interplanetary adventure. Lead a group of heroic interstellar pilots who use modular starships to mix and match their unique gear andStarlink: Battle for Atlas is an action-adventure game through which you assemble a custom Starship model mounted to your game controller to launch into an interplanetary adventure. Lead a group of heroic interstellar pilots who use modular starships to mix and match their unique gear and skills on the fly. Travel the stars to unite the galaxy against villainous destructive forces. Modular, customizable starships: Mix and match pilots, hulls, wings, and weapons to assemble the starship of your dreams with a level of customization and creativity. Changes to your physical ship instantly appear in-game allowing you to immediately jump into the battle. Starships at your fingertips - Take control of your starship in a whole new way. Your custom starship attaches directly to your game controller as you pilot through Atlas. Open, living star system - Travel seamlessly through the vast exotic alien worlds of the Atlas Star System, full of unique challenges to discover and overcome. Explore 7 massive unique planets and space. Plus, fly directly from the planet into space for more battles and back to another world. Creative combat - Build your unique play style. Experiment with different pilot abilities and weapons to discover and unleash devastating combos upon your enemies and overcome deadly challenges. [Ubisoft] Expand
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Starlink: Battle For Atlas - Official Star Fox Trailer | E3 2018
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 62
  2. Negative: 2 out of 62
  1. Oct 15, 2018
    100
    Regardless of which version you purchase, Starlink: Battle For Atlas will provide one of the best console space shooters in years, and is now my favorite Star Fox game of all time.
  2. Oct 24, 2018
    82
    As an open-world game, Starlink lacks of creation, which probably reminds you some former Ubisoft games. But still, it has great combat experience, and allows you to explore different planets with your starship. So if you are a fan of space theme, Starlink is obviously a good choice for you.
  3. 80
    The story has enough to keep you engaged and the inclusion of Star Fox is inspired. I don’t think this is the game that will reboot the toys-to-life genre, but I believe that it has enough to live on as a standard IP. I, for one, would be delighted to play through more adventures in the Starlink universe.
  4. Oct 21, 2018
    75
    Ultimately the toys-to-life aspect feels like it gets in the way of an otherwise competent and fun space shooter that’s packed to the brim with things to do. Flying ships feels great and the occasional difficulty spikes rarely take away from the excitement of tearing through the atmosphere onto a new planet’s surface. But not all platforms are created equally, with the Switch’s Star Fox content shining as a bright point.
  5. Nov 1, 2018
    70
    Starlink is a game I expected to groan and roll my eyes at. Instead I found myself enjoying it on multiple levels. The StarFox content makes it a must-own on Switch though. It feels like a chapter in his journey. Nintendo has done well to partner with Ubisoft on their projects, and it is paying off. While the toys are unnecessary this game is heaps better than it has any right to be.
  6. Oct 19, 2018
    70
    While Starlink may be a bit expensive for some, there's a tremendously fun game hiding beneath the toys-to-life options. The core combat loop stays satisfying throughout the journey. It's a great first entry in a new IP and I'm excited to see what else Ubisoft does to expand on the universe and gameplay.
  7. Oct 17, 2018
    30
    Before you know it, Starlink turns playing with toys into something that feels an awful lot like work.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 29
  2. Negative: 4 out of 29
  1. Oct 16, 2018
    10
    Having such a blast with it. This game will be for you if 1) you like spaceships customization 2) well crafted space shooter gameplay 3)Having such a blast with it. This game will be for you if 1) you like spaceships customization 2) well crafted space shooter gameplay 3) STARFOX! The story is simple enough that you can simply enjoy it, the controls are tight and well thought and the universe is so cool to explore. The fact that you can take this with you on the go is so amazing! A must buy. Expand
  2. Oct 20, 2018
    10
    Having an incredible time with this game. It has planet and species exploration, action, great characters (including StarFox), brutal weapons,Having an incredible time with this game. It has planet and species exploration, action, great characters (including StarFox), brutal weapons, memorable ships and a great storyline. One of the year's Highlights for me! Expand
  3. Oct 18, 2018
    10
    Why 10/10. This Games unfolds its quality on the highest difficulty. Fight against outlaws within an asteroid field and i died. Again. Died.Why 10/10. This Games unfolds its quality on the highest difficulty. Fight against outlaws within an asteroid field and i died. Again. Died. Again. Now using asteroids as natural coverage and try to get behind the enemy ships. Win. Tried many weapon compositions. Precision weapons with automatic fire when holding the fire buttons also worked in that situation. This game might by repetitive when playing on easy mode, but not in higher difficulties. Learn your provided stuff and you will find yourself back in a lively universe. Expand
  4. Oct 22, 2018
    9
    It's pure fun and amazing to see such a big vast open world with flawless transition between planets and space. Of cause it is as repetitiveIt's pure fun and amazing to see such a big vast open world with flawless transition between planets and space. Of cause it is as repetitive as destiny or other mmoisch games, while the core game play is fun. Star Fox fits the game like it was intended to be in there from the start and you can sink n dozens of hours into the game. The only criticism I have are pricing models and that you are missing out on the great tactical opportunities without some weapon types. Expand
  5. Oct 24, 2018
    9
    The Nintendo Switch version is outstanding the addition of Starfox storyline is a really really nice addition!
  6. Oct 18, 2018
    8
    Pretty solid spaceship game if you like this types of games. The game itself is like a merge between the actual No Mans Sky, Starwars RougePretty solid spaceship game if you like this types of games. The game itself is like a merge between the actual No Mans Sky, Starwars Rouge Squadron games, in the game you can find starships battles like StarWars Rogue Squadom and in the planet exploration zones similars to No Mas Sky, the transition between the two types fo zones is throw a animations that make you feel that you are entering or exiting the atmosphere of a planet, the missions can be very repetitive, but entertained, the only issue in the game (for me) is that the game don't have online Multiplayer, in this type of game that multiplayer mode could be awsome.
    Another plus for the game is that you can build your own starship based on the pieces of the starships and weapons that you already have, if you are using this toys to life it coild be more flexible and funny, but it also can be done if you using the digital version of the starships (you can useing the digital version of the starships that you have phisically)
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  7. Oct 20, 2018
    0
    It's just another repetitious grinder with a cash shop taking center stage. It's more like a mobile game designed for whales than a game meantIt's just another repetitious grinder with a cash shop taking center stage. It's more like a mobile game designed for whales than a game meant to entertain. The praise i see this game getting is typical of shiny new releases, but if the reviewers bothered to put in any time into the game, they would realize they are hampered unless they dole out more cash for more ships. Of all the games Ubisoft has released in the last several years, this one is the most cash-grabbing piece of crap I've seen yet. Expand

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