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Minecraft: Story Mode - Episode 4: A Block and a Hard Place

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By GameSpot on 70

There are some spoilers below. Be warned!Drama hasn't been a hallmark of Minecraft Story Mode, with the series' amiable characters and goofy scenarios putting the game squarely in the light entertainment category thus far. But all that changes in this...

By GameInformer on 78

Despite the grievances I have with the action and impact on the story, this is an enjoyable and evenly paced episode that effectively wraps up the Wither Storm arc for Minecraft: Story Mode, and delivers an ending that tugs on players’ heartstrings. Wrapping up the main conflict in the story with still an episode to go in the season is an interesting approach; we’ll have to wait for the next episode to know if it pays off.

By Gaming Illustrated on 86

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 – A Block and A Hard Place is one of the better episodes of the series. While previous episodes had to build the story, the fourth one focuses on its own plot and allows the twists to finally unravel. It ends on a strange...

By gamecrate.com on

Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3This review will avoid significant story spoilers. Check out our reviews of previous episodes.Episode 4 of Minecraft: Story Mode offers the best moment-to-moment experience of the series since the...

International Review By benchmark.pl on 56

Telltale Games miało wszystko i zarazem nic, by odnieść sukces. Minecraft - kultowe uniwersum nieskażone fabułą to, wydawałoby się, wręcz pole do popisu dla mistrzów przygodówek. Żadnego szablonu, żadnych reguł, tylko wielki świat zbudowany z klocków,...

International Review By in.ign.com on 63

Telltale's love and deep understanding of Minecraft combined with a thrilling satisfying climax keep Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 - A Block and a Hard Place from reaching a new series low at the hands of poor dialogue and a meandering plot. It's...

International Review By lazygamer.net on 70

It was only in the third episode of Minecraft Story Mode that I actually started to care about the blocky characters I'd been barely controlling since I started playing this latest in Telltale's increasing library of adventure games that are all largely...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on

Wohin geht die Reise?Ende? Tatsächlich schließt Episode den Handlungsstrang, der von Anfang an erzählt wurde, ab. Dass dem Withersturm letztlich also doch die Puste ausgeht, ist wohl kaum zu viel verraten. Zwischen Block und Amboss schließt genau so ab,...