ARK: Survival Evolved
ARK: Survival Evolved
- Platform: Xbox One
- Genre: Misc
- Release date: 8/28/2017
- Developer: Studio Wildcard
- Age Rating: ESRB Teen
ARK: Survival Evolved Review: Tame a Dinosaur!
Pretend yourself a dinosaur tamer on the island entirely inhabited with these scary creatures. They are dangerous and aggressive, but you have the power to tame them. Want to try yourself in such a risky yet exciting adventure? Then get your hands at ARK: Survival Evolved and enter a vast open world with fantastic visuals.
Hunting, crafting, building, and destroying will be available to you right after you download ARK: Survival Evolved and start playing this nasty game. Read our ARK: Survival Evolved review to find out what more to wait from this prominent title?
Graphics — 5/5
We have never seen real dinosaurs, only their skeletons in museums, and images in encyclopedias, cartoons, and movies. Thanks to all of these reproductions, we can imagine dinosaurs as well as we can imagine our neighbors, for example. In ARK: Survival Evolved, we can discover even more images of these long-extinct creatures.
In ARK: Survival Evolved, you will also get a possibility to explore the imaginary ancient land with palms, ferns, and other natural resources untouched by humans. The game graphics will let dive entirely into this wonderful unique world. The colors are juicy and vivid in both environment and characters. Materials and items are all depicted in details: wood, stone, fiber are made the way to bring realism to the game.
You will experience an aesthetic delight thanks to the ARK colorful visuals and animations.
Gameplay — 5/5
In ARK: Survival Evolved, all you need to survive is right around you. You will start the game with crafting and then proceed to advanced technologies. Players really need to survive in this harsh world: to find food, to harvest materials, to build shelters, and so on.
You will hunt and escape predate dinosaurs. Once you upgrade your civilization level, dinosaurs are not going to be your enemies. They can be tamed at your disposal.
There is a single-player mode where mode and level are hand-picked: from the easiest to the hardcore. Your tamed character can die in this mode, but you can save his progress or start a new one without anything inherited.
There is also a multiplayer mode bringing much more excitement to the gameplay. You can select here cooperative or competitive mode and then build up a human society or act dog-eat-dog gameplay.
Controls — 4.5/5
The controls for ARK: Survival Evolved are pretty simple, yet need some time it the beginning to be figured out. First, use your brains, then proceed to your hands, and the controls will be mastered.
When you play on your Xbox One, you control the game with the help of your controller, of course. Your character moves smoothly that is why you feel no difficulties controlling it. The combinations are usual for survival games. So if you are a fan of the genre don’t worry, you won’t mess it out.
Replay Value — 5/5
There are so many survival games, but ARK: Survival Evolved is an outstanding title among all of them. The developers breathed life into this world that constantly moves and evolves. With fantastic graphics and exciting plot, this game wins the hearts of many players. They return to repay and enjoy ARK once gain. The natural environment, unique characters, and amazing atmosphere really worth your comeback.
The Bottom Line
ARK: Survival Evolved is one of the most prominent adventure games mixing action and crafting, intellect and running. It’s an excellent option for those who like genres intersection.
- Amazing graphics and sounds
- Survival and crafting are combined
- Adjustable difficulty level
- Modes to choose from
- The game needs much of free space on your playing platform