Review: Days Gone

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In Oregon, the “Freaker Virus” is decimating the globe, which will transform a large part of the human population into violent, bloodthirsty cannibals. In Days Gone, you’ll play deacon St John, a biker outlaw who tries to flee to a safer world.

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Developed by: Bend Studio
Published by: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Steam

Type of game: Action, Adventure, Horror, Survival,

Average time of one game: 1 hour

Total play time: Between 50 and 60 hours.

Topics: Horror, Zombie, Survival

Business model: Just need to buy the game once.

Number of players: 1 player

Available in physical (blu-ray) or digital (download on console)
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This game is recommended for lovers of horror and zombie game, but strongly discouraged for young people.

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The game can be played with different levels of difficulty. So it’s good for horror game lovers.

Violence, fear, nudity?
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The game features scenes of intense violence, gore, drug references, sexual themes and raw language. There are scenes of violence between hordes of zombies, between humans and animals. Players use firearms to defend themselves, and weapons in close combat, which show bloodshed. There are scenes of torture, exploding zombie heads and throats slitting in certain scenes. Other acts of violence, such as body members being ripped off, non-consensual sexual scenes and drugs, can also be suggested.

Language level used
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Raw and sustained language. There are a lot of vulgarities said in this game.

Positive message
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This game was mixed. The players didn’t like it at first, but after that, this post-apocalyptic game received many positive reviews. This is the best-selling game in the studio.

Minimum reading level required
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Requires reading for years. There are many adult references and violent themes.

Additional costs ?
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There are extensions to play this game, which unlock a new mode of survival. You can also purchase the Deluxe edition of the game which contains different clothes and weapons.

Minimum level of execution on the controller required
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Requires time to learn and train. It also takes good reflexes to survive the game.

Principle of the game

Play as Deacon, a biker and outlaw who, accompanied by his friend William “Boozer” Gray and his wife Sarah Whitaker, will find refuge in a world strewn by chaos. But Sarah doesn’t survive. Two years after the outbreak of the virus that forever transformed the population, your friend Boozer gets sick. So you are looking for a way to save him, as you discover new mysteries around this strange disease.

You will make allies and enemies in this game, necessary for the survival of your character. You will meet people from different backgrounds. Sometimes you will face heartbreaking decisions in order to move forward. Sometimes you friends will betray you. In this game, you will have to rely on yourself in order to survive.

It’s a horror and action game. Sometimes you’ll have to make heartbreaking choices during the game. Days Gone will also require good reflexes and nerves. All in all, it remains a good game of zombie and bikers that will lead you to an adventure that will make you see all the colors.


Although the game did not have any positive reviews at first, it managed to make its way to success. Its history is rich, interesting and intriguing. Not recommended for sensitive hearts.

More information about the game: Official page of the game on the site of Bend Studio