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Elex is an action role-playing game set on the planet Magalan after it was hit by a meteor. The game starts with the players characters ship being shot down while on a mission. Stranded far from home the player now has to survive and explore the world. The game title reverse to a rare substance that arrived with the meteor that can be used to power machines or give the user the ability to use magic.

Like previous games from the same developer different factions exits and can be joint. These factions are the Berserkers in Edan who use the Elex to restore the destruction caused by the meteor by restoring nature, Outlaws in Tavar, Clerics in Ignadon who use the Elex to power thier machines and the Albs in Xacor who consume raw Elex giving them great strength. The game offers a wide range of weapons like crossbows, swords, hammers, guns and flamethrowers. There is also a jetpack included. All the five regions of the game world are free to explore from the start. Experience can be gained by slaying hostile creatures or completing quests.


Elex Xbox One Sitting down while NPC Partner stands by

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "核心元素" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "Evolution" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep 16, 2017 85 out of 100 85
Game Critics PlayStation 4 Oct 24, 2017 8.5 out of 10 85 Windows Oct 19, 2017 8.1 out of 10 81
Hooked Gamers Windows Oct 25, 2017 8 out of 10 80 Windows Oct 16, 2016 78 out of 100 78
New Game Network Windows Nov 17, 2017 78 out of 100 78
Vandal Online Windows Oct 16, 2017 7 out of 10 70
TheSixthAxis Windows Dec 21, 2017 7 out of 10 70
IGN Windows Oct 19, 2017 4.9 out of 10 49
The Digital Fix PlayStation 4 Oct 26, 2017 4 out of 10 40


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First announced

The game was first announced during Gamescom 2015, where Piranha Bytes and Nordic Games revealed their partnership on the project.


The name ELEX is an abbreviation for Eclectic, Lavish, Exhilarating and Xenial.

Related Web Sites

  • Elex (official website)
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