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What we have here is a charming little action game with a lot of detail—not every detail matters, but there's solid effort put into making the machine...

By CGM on

DISAPPOINTING - I feel sorry for this one. It came close to being passable, but dropped the ball too many times to prevent itself from being an embarrassment. How we score:  The Destructoid Reviews...

By Destructoid on

Cobalt's multiplayer suggests how much more the game could be, where its versatility isn't bogged down by Oxeye's problematic enemy encounters. The new ideas Cobalt does have don't always coalesce as gracefully as they need to, but it's a surprisingly deep, and often frustrating, action platformer. It felt like playing through an old favorite and realizing it wasn't quite what you remembered —€” but kind of liking it anyway.

By Polygon on

There's a pretty good game buried somewhere inside Cobalt, obscured by layers of poor balancing and technical glitches. The energetic combat and fun weapons make multiplayer a neat pick-up-and-play experience, but the bungled and buggy story mode just...

By on

I love the unexplained mechs, and the endless push and pull between chaos and order. I love that Cobalt often doesn't explain itself. That active reload system is not mentioned in the tutorial, for example, while loot and upgrades and throwable/ridable pets are all systems you have to prod your way through in order to make sense of them. The result is a game that you'll never truly feel you have fully got to grips with, perhaps, but it's also a game that will be able to surprise you time after time.

By EuroGamer on

Cobalt is a game about a roly-poly robot capable of stunning acrobatic feats, and while it bafflingly hides crucial information about this from the player, there's the possibility here of extremely advanced levels of play. I probably won't ever achieve...

By on

Trotz der unauffälligen Erscheinung bietet "Cobalt" einiges an Umfang und Abwechslung, wodurch der Titel in Kombination mit dem simplen und spaßigen Spielprinzip überzeugen kann. Die gleichermaßen unterhaltsame sowie optisch ansprechende Präsentation...

International Review By Xbox Aktuell on

Après Minecraft, Mojang s'attaque aux jeux de plateforme en éditant un petit jeu développé par Oxeye Games répondant au nom de Cobalt. Du genre plateforme/action, le petit nouveau très attendu depuis son retour à la Gamescom 2015 révèle de nombreux...

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