Baldur’s Gate 3 Joins the Elite Hall of Fame on Metacritic
Metacritic, the premier online service known for amassing professional reviews for media games and films, recently added Baldur’s Gate 3 to the ranks of its exclusive “Elite Hall of Fame” after the game received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics.
Developed by Larian Studios and released by Wizards of the Coast on October 6th, 2020, Baldur’s Gate 3 is a role-playing game set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons universe. Its features include real-time turn-based combat, hundreds of characters to interact and align with, and an expansive world to explore. Its critics lauded the game for its deep and engaging story, engaging gameplay mechanics, and overall level of polish.
The game earned a 91 out of 100 overall score from Metacritic, signifying universal acclaim. This makes it one of only fifteen games out of the thousands reviewed by the service to receive the designation of “Elite Hall of Fame” status. The score also places Baldur’s Gate 3 in the same ranks as highly praised and seminal titles such as Grand Theft Auto V and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
In addition, other accolades that Baldur’s Gate 3 has received include Game of The Year (GOTY) awards from major gaming publications such as The Guardian, Wired, and PC Gamer. It has also been nominated for numerous GOY awards from The Game Awards, Entertainment Software Association, IGN, and many more.
All in all, with near-unanimous praise from critics, elite Hall of Fame status, and multiple GOTY awards and nominations, Baldur’s Gate 3 is without a doubt one of the most successful entries in the Dungeons & Dragons franchise. Its remarkable success indicates that the series is about to embark on a lengthy and fruitful journey in the world of gaming.