'The Outer Worlds' Isn't Revolutionary, It's a Warm Blanket

Later this week, VICE Games’ Rob Zacny will give his comprehensive review of The Outer Worlds, but as a devotee of both developer Obsidian Entertainment and this particular style of RPGs, I couldn’t help myself from digging in and sounding off, too. My takeaway from my first 15 hours with it is simple: Even with its vaguely anti-capitalist sci-fi dressing, The Outer Worlds is more of a familiar comfort than a daring revelation. Maybe that’s okay.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjwbx8/the-outer-worlds-isnt-revolutionary-its-a-warm-blanket