Destroy All People (Remake) – Evaluation Thread

Sport Data

Sport Title: Destroy All People! (2020 Remake)


  • PlayStation 4 (Jul 28, 2020)
  • Xbox One (Jul 28, 2020)
  • PC (Jul 28, 2020)


Developer: Black Forest Video games

Publishers: Nordic Video games Publishing, THQ Nordic

Evaluation Aggregator:

OpenCritic – 71 average – 48% recommended – 66 reviews

Critic Evaluations

Digitally Downloaded – Matt C. – 4 / 5 stars

In some methods, Destroy All People! reveals its age, being a remake of a recreation that's now 15 years outdated, in a style that's grown loads in these years. Nevertheless it's additionally obtained a way of humour and parody of American life that feels extra related at the moment than when the unique recreation first got here out.

Explosion NetworkDylan Blight5 / 10

There’s no world during which I see this recreation attracting a brand new viewers. The humour, references, load instances and mission construction are proof of an outdated recreation. Returning followers will get pleasure from their second with Crypto-137 as soon as once more, however in time to see a recent entry? I’m uncertain. HewsonB+

Crypto’s return is a bit of pure B-grade Sci/Fi enjoyable. Come for the one-liners, keep for the participating fight and tacky story. The right approach to lighten your darkish and miserable 2020 gaming library.

StevivorSteve Wright6.5 / 10

Destroy All People isn’t unhealthy, per se, it’s simply bland; a recent coat of paint on a dated recreation, clunky in some areas and polished in others.

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Black Red GamingBenjamin Guthrie4 / 5 stars

Destroy All People! is a enjoyable energy fantasy with attractive visuals and enjoyable skills. It's a bit on the simple facet, however I believe total the sport is value its 30 USD price ticket.

But Why Tho?Eva Herinkova7 / 10

Total, Destroy All People! is a improbable remake that I’m certain will please returning followers of the collection however would possibly frustrate new audiences. Every part concerning the recreation appears nice and runs effectively however since nothing concerning the core gameplay has modified, it feels caught within the early 2000s.

COGconnectedRhett Waselenchuk55 / 100

Was it all the time this unhealthy? Or was the unique merely a product of its time, having no enterprise within the 12 months 2020? Both manner, this remaster has been the kind of letdown that’s made me rethink if something from my childhood was nearly as good as I bear in mind.

CerealkillerzManuel BarthesGerman7 / 10

Even 15 years after the unique launch Destroy All People! is a good instance for satire finished proper. The gameplay and graphics are adjusted to trendy requirements however there isn't way more added to the unique, which makes the Remake additionally an diverting journey, lacking its potential.

Cram-GamingRobert Cram8 / 10

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Critical HitDarryn Bonthuys8.5 / 10

It could be a little bit of a stretch to see if any recreation holds up after 15 years, however Destroy All People! remains to be a senseless romp of manic mass destruction that excels within the replayability division. A brilliantly polished slice of nostalgia, Destroy All People! is aware of precisely the place to focus its energies with its foolish story, up to date gameplay and a graphical overhaul that’s light-years forward of the unique invasion.

Cultured VulturesAshley Bates8 / 10

The Destroy All People remake takes all the pieces gamers cherished concerning the authentic recreation and refines the method, making it extra pleasing for followers and trendy audiences alike.

DestructoidBrett Makedonski7 / 10

Crypto-137 is hellbent on making certain that humanity meets a horrible destiny. By comparability, Destroy All People has met an enjoyable-enough-but-certainly-not-amazing destiny. That's effective, however it's powerful to not really feel as if one thing actually nice may've occurred with some extra inventive license. If nothing else, this remake left me pondering that Destroy All People remains to be a viable property and {that a} model new recreation may not be such a foul thought. However possibly that's as a result of an extraterrestrial has management of my cortex.

DualShockersOtto Kratky6.5 / 10

Destroy All People is an endlessly entertaining alien-superpower playground, however tends to crush below the burden of its personal construction.

EntertainiumEduardo RebouçasUnscored

Destroy All People! is nowhere close to a mind-blowing expertise in any manner these days, however it’s nonetheless a enjoyable and foolish recreation to blow by way of and have some laughs whereas at it.

FingerGunsSean Davies9 / 10

This remake of Destroy All People! is admittedly fairly unimaginable and the builders at Black Forest Video games must be applauded for what they’ve achieved. The unique has been torn aside and rebuilt with the good thing about modern-day visuals and recreation play design whereas retaining the sport’s authentic character.

GBAtempBen Sellwood6 / 10

Scoring across the 7.5/10 mark in 2005, this "Remake" doesn't actually enhance something over the unique. Sure, the graphics are up to date, and sure the HUD and interfaces are decluttered, however the core lacklustre high quality of the "exploration" shines by way of worse than earlier than.

Game DebateChad Norton7.5 / 10

Total, the Destroy All People! Remake is a enjoyable journey down reminiscence lane, very enjoyable in truth. And while the crude and immature humor appealed extra to my youthful self than now, it's nonetheless a ridiculously entertaining experience. The remake's largest saving grace is nostalgia, and eventually bringing this outdated basic to the PC system. While followers of the unique shall be more than happy with the nostalgia journey and extra new content material, even when it isn't fairly substantial.

Game InformerJoe Juba6 / 10

This remake efficiently preserves the Destroy All People expertise, no matter whether or not it's enjoyable or humorous at the moment

Game RevolutionMichael Leri3.5 / 5 stars

The dated DNA remains to be there in some respects, however the genetic engineers at Black Forest have finished some clever gene enhancing to make sure that it’s nonetheless a topic value harvesting, which is what any true Furon would need anyway.

GameByteOliver Hope8 / 10

Destroy All People! is such a welcome break from the true world proper now. The comedy nonetheless holds up all these years after the unique launch of the sport and the storyline remains to be very strong.

GameGrinAdam Kerr8.5 / 10

Destroy All People is a improbable, trustworthy expertise. Each older followers and new followers will discover numerous enjoyment right here and hopefully we’ll see much more of Crypto's antics going into the brand new era.

GameSpewRichard Seagrave7 / 10

Total, then, Destroy All People! isn’t going to wow you. It can make you chuckle, nevertheless, and incessantly put a smile in your face. It’s not overly polished, neither is it complicated, however it’s enjoyable.

GameSpot – James Carr – 6 / 10

Destroy All People is a enjoyable sandbox to wreak havoc by way of, however it spends an excessive amount of time on different issues.

GameWatcherBogdan Robert Mateș6.5 / 10

As superior as it’s, the arcade motion in Destroy All People! is simply part of the expertise, struggling to hold its rudimentary stealth missions and hit-or-miss writing. It's positively a blast to stage whole neighborhoods and disintegrate people; we simply want we needed to spend much less time impersonating them.

GameZoneCade Onder8 / 10

Whereas it gained't be a recreation of the 12 months contender, Destroy All People stands tall in opposition to different 2020 opponents by updating itself for the trendy age. With easy and environment friendly gameplay, throughout the board upgrades, and a timeless satire on the 1950s, Destroy All People nearly effortlessly units the stage to rebuild itself as a distinguished franchise as soon as once more.

Gamers HeroesBlaine Smith80 / 100

When you have not performed the unique Destroy All People, and the senseless destruction of the human race is interesting to you, the 2020 remaster is a must-play. Whereas among the gameplay fundamentals present their age, the improbable dialogue and voice-over work, particularly with Crypto and Orthopox, is entertaining, humorous, and top-quality all through.

Gaming on PCDavid Dominguez8.5 / 10

Destroy All People! (2020) is a trustworthy remake that captures the enjoyment of the 2005 authentic whereas on the identical time feeling and looking like a contemporary recreation.

GamingBoltShubhankar Parijat7 / 10

Destroy All People! has no qualms with being a foolish, dumb recreation that simply desires its gamers to have a very good time, and it's higher for it.

GideonsGamingJoseph Pugh6 / 10

I believe when you had truly performed the unique, chances are you’ll respect this improve in your stroll down nostalgia lane. As a newcomer, it simply has no correct place to take a seat beside the video games that exist at the moment and there’s no room for it on the shelf. It may be an amusing romp, however you kick up the mud of this Dinosaur at each flip, and the brand new can of paint simply can’t disguise that truth.

God is a GeekChris White8 / 10

Destroy All People! positively falls below the 'trustworthy remake' class, with nice humour, quick and candy missions, and many stuff to explode. Blowing issues up does grow to be repetitive, however it's nonetheless numerous enjoyable.

Handsome PhantomPhilip Neyman7 / 10

Destroy all People! Remake goes to be a pleasing time for followers of the collection eager to revisit certainly one of their favourite video games.

Hobby ConsolasÁlvaro AlonsoSpanish70 / 100

Destroy All People! brings again all of the senseless enjoyable of this collection of extraterrestrial motion. It may not be one of the best designed recreation on the market, or probably the most graphically superior… However what number of video games allow you to throw explosive cows with the facility of your thoughts? Yep, simply this one.

IGNDan Stapleton7 / 10

The Destroy All People! remake recaptures the easy, campy pleasure of of rampaging by way of 1950s America as an offended grey alien.

IGN ItalyItalian7 / 10

Like the unique title, this graphic remake of Destroy All People! presents itself as a enjoyable title for some gameplay concepts and for its model, with out nevertheless with the ability to go away a mark. In contrast to 2005, nevertheless, the renewed graphic model shouldn’t be sufficient to steadiness a effectively aged, however nonetheless aged, gameplay. Who has by no means had the chance to assist the Furon to beat the earth, may discover in Destroy all people! a pleasing interlude from different extra demanding or large productions. Those that have already taken half within the invasion in 2005, this time could not discover a satisfying stimulus to assist the imperial trigger.

IGN Middle EastZaher AlbalbisiArabic8 / 10

A fastidiously crafted remake that brings again the enjoyable of the unique title and respects it’s artwork, with an up to date design alongside new futures.

InverseTomas Franzese4 / 10

Typically video games are forgotten for a purpose. Destroy All People had bold concepts, however retreading outdated floor isn't one of the simplest ways to showcase them.

MMoinGameDaniel Garcia BallesterosSpanish9.3 / 10

We have now in entrance of us the remake of a basic, we suggest this title not just for the nostalgic ones, but additionally for the gamers who wish to let off steam for some time on foot or in a ship destroying all the pieces that we discover and having fun with the foul-mouthed Crypto and its cracks.

Niche GamerFingal Belmont8.5 / 10

Destroy All People! is as quick because the bitter Furon protagonist, however the little bundle is full of character. You’re getting high quality over amount.

NookGamingThomas Knight8 / 10

I actually loved Destroy All People. In some ways, this seems like what a remake must be – it’s modernized and improved to the extent of many present video games, however very a lot stored the unique spirit.

Whereas there’s some additional room for enchancment that stops it from getting a better rating, I’m definitely pleased that I had the possibility to play this. It’s left me hoping that the opposite video games get a remake or a brand new sequel is introduced.

PC InvasionAndrew Farrell5.5 / 10

Destroy All People! has wonderful visuals and is enjoyable for a few hours. Nevertheless it's so redundant, uninspired, and devoid of any actual power that I can't suggest it to anybody that doesn't already love the unique.

PlayStation UniverseEric Hauter8.5 / 10

With a strict adherence to the model and efficiency of the unique recreation, Destroy All People! brings all of the enjoyable of 2005 (and the frustrations) of the unique. It is a recreation that was enjoyable 15 years in the past, and that enjoyable nonetheless holds up, solely now it has a shiny new coat of paint. Although some cultural references are a bit wince-worthy and there are some ridiculous problem spikes, generally Destroy All People! is a rollicking good time.

Press StartJames Berich7 / 10

Destroy All People! makes an earnest effort to enhance on each side of the unique, however it’s laborious to keep away from the problems stemming from the period during which it got here from. Regardless of it’s quite a few enhancements, Destroy All People remains to be plagued with banal repetition and tedium particularly as the journey attracts to an finish.

Push Square6 / 10

Destroy All People is an efficient try and deliver again the cult basic in 2020, however it misses the mark in a couple of key areas. Whereas there are some good enhancements to the core gameplay, they don't do sufficient to rescue the quaint mission design and problem spikes. It's a disgrace, as a result of there's some enjoyable to be discovered right here — you simply must put up with numerous PS2 period baggage. Followers shall be delighted, however this remake is hardly out of this world.

RedTieGuyBasil Frank8 / 10

Destroy All People Remake is a blast to play, not solely enjoyable and entertaining however reminds concerning the older days when a recreation got down to be enjoyable and entertaining as a substitute of attempting to be this sensible cinematic story. – DeCain – Slovak8 / 10

The Furon invasion begins. Arm your self with a wide range of unusual weapons and skills alongside the best way to enslave the human race.

Saving ContentScott Ellison II4 / 5 stars

That is the 15th anniversary of the unique Destroy All People! launch, and the remake is splendidly timed and priced for a comeback. Black Forest Video games remained trustworthy to that launch, and modernized it in all the fitting methods to make it much more pleasing. It’s a significantly better and richer recreation expertise due to it, and I actually hope this paves the best way for a Destroy All People! 2 remake. Crypto-137 and Destroy All People! is the proper approach to beat the warmth this summer time.

ShacknewsJosh Hawkins7 / 10

Total, Destroy All People! does a very nice job of recapturing the spirit of the unique. However, in a time the place we’ve seen some builders take the originals and increase on them significantly, usually including new options altogether, the remake for Destroy All People! feels prefer it missed the boat.

Skewed & ReviewedGareth von Kallenbach4 / 5 stars

I actually loved the upgraded model of the sport and hope this results in both a brand new recreation within the collection or remasters of the prior video games as it might be improbable to see this collection proceed.

SpaziogamesGianluca ArenaItalian7.7 / 10

The remake of Destroy All People! brings again slightly cult basic from the early hundreds, with nice respect for the unique materials, a shiny new engine and a few QOL enhancements.

TechRaptorAustin Suther6.5 / 10

For those who thought the unique was good, Destroy All People! appears and performs even higher. Crypto-137 controls extremely easy and appears superior in motion. Nevertheless, an unfixable, corrupted save file, quick size and untouched voice performing are fairly disappointing.

The Games MachineClaudio MagistrelliItalian7.8 / 10

Taking part in Destroy All People! is like watching an outdated alien film in a summer time drive-in. The film will not be a masterpiece, however environment and context play a basic position in having fun with the expertise. So the not notably intelligent mission design and the not-so-inspired mechanics really feel rather less annoying if you find yourself taking part in a recreation that makes you snort, doesn’t take itself critically and doesn’t require a month of trip to be completed.

TheSixthAxisAran Suddi6 / 10

Destroy All People is a trustworthy remake that retains the appeal of the 2005 authentic, whereas dramatically overhauling the visuals and making some enhancements to the gameplay. Maybe a bit too trustworthy, with missions that now really feel too easy and restricted to the purpose of simply being a bit boring.

TrustedReviewsJade King2.5 / 5 stars

Black Forest Video games' remake of Destroy All People is a worthwhile journey for followers of the collection and people who grew up with Crypto's antics on the PS2 and Xbox. Nevertheless, you'll must make peace with its outdated gameplay mechanics alongside drained dialogue and story beats, lots of which function quite a few offensive stereotypes.

VDZE Media – Martyn – 6 / 10

Destroy All People is not at all a basic, then. It’s displaying its age in quite a lot of methods in 2020, nevertheless it’s distinctive “appeal” (learn: crude humour) holds up in 2020 and can serve to offer a strong nostalgia journey for followers of the unique launch. Because of this, it’d be laborious to suggest at full worth, but when it paves the best way for a real, trendy sequel with a correct open world, then all aboard the flying saucer!

Vamers75 / 100

Given the unique title is over 15 years outdated, the remaster could also be forgiven for a few of its unusual quirks. Though a for much longer and deeper narrative or a extra streamlined and concerned gameplay loop could be most popular, it’s a product of its time. This data helps to ease any discontent the title could exude from dated gameplay and narrative components. As well as, builders Black Forest Video games have made some great enhancements to the older title, together with the addition of the lengthy misplaced Space 42 Mission – initially lower from the sport on account of time constraints. Total, the improved visuals, barely up to date gameplay, and quaint call-it-as-it-is humour; helps to raise Destroy All People! as one of many higher motion video games of 2020. Granted, it will not be a grade-A contender by trendy requirements, however it’s a trustworthy and great remake of a basic, and is much better than anybody may have hoped for.

VideoGamerJoshua Wise7 / 10

I might suggest the remake to anybody with a nostalgic thirst for the unique, however so, too, to people who like their laughs with a darkish chunk.

WayTooManyGamesLeonardo Faria7 / 10

It’s a relic of its time with a model new coat of paint and an unapologetically dumb parody of B-movies and Chilly Conflict hysteria. Despite the fact that it’s riddled with points which are principally probably attributable to its low funds, I believe that THQ Nordic and Black Forest Video games’ resolution to remake the sport as a less complicated AA title was a sensible transfer.

WccftechNathan Birch6 / 10

Destroy All People! is a good clone of the 2005 authentic, that includes spectacular visuals and moments of explosive enjoyable, however painfully-dated writing and a few irritating missions deliver the sport again right down to earth. Destroy All People! is sort of a pristine 4K Blu-ray re-release of a campy cult film – a sure area of interest viewers will respect the hassle, however many could query the purpose.

We Got This CoveredEric Hall4 / 5 stars

Quite than utterly re-imagining its core facets, Black Forest Video games has recreated one of the best parts of Destroy All People! for a contemporary viewers. Features from the 2005 authentic which have been introduced over maintain up effectively, and the studio has launched a handful of good, however vital, enhancements.

Windows CentralJennifer Locke3 / 5 stars

Black Forest Video games did a improbable job recreating the unique Destroy All People, however its issues run deeper than superficial graphics. Its nostalgia and some gameplay enhancements, whereas welcome, gained't make this an journey value revisiting for many.

Wolf's Gaming BlogBaden Ronie3.5 / 5 stars

All in all, Destroy All People is a strong remake of an excellent little recreation. Naturally the mission designs and among the different gameplay components are slightly creaky in 2020, however the builders have finished a very good job of modifying the core gameplay in order that it holds up fairly effectively whereas nonetheless retaining the texture of the unique recreation. Hopefully those that performed Destroy All People again in 2005 can relive their reminiscences together with a model new viewers who can uncover the thrill of anal probing.

Worth PlayingAndreas Salmen6.5 / 10

For those who can put all of that apart or respect Destroy All People! in a state that’s undoubtedly near the way it performed again within the day, there’s numerous enjoyable to be within the PS4 remake.

ZoomgMohammad Hossein JafariPersian7 / 10

Destroy All People! (2020) is an efficient remake; Not an ideal one, However completely a very good. It might't change the basic issues concerning the gameplay and let's be sincere, that 2005's Sport gameplay can't make a wonderful impression on the brand new gamers. However If you’re somebody who has reminiscences of that outdated cult recreation and desires to recall the memoires, This Remake is value your money and time. On the identical time, if Aline Invasions, Darkish humorousness, repetitive however enjoyable gameplay, and honest video games with some issues are your factor, Destroy All People! (2020) will get $40 and can give one thing like 9 hours of forgettable however completely OK leisure.

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