A Way Out

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  • Release date: 3/23/2018
  • Developer: Electronic Arts Inc
  • Genre: Action
  • Content rating: ESRB Mature
A Way Out

A Way Out

Electronic Arts Inc
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A Way Out Review

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Ready to break a prison and make a daring escape? A Co-Op adventure game, A Way Out is teeming with thrill and action which will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Graphics — 5/5

Rendered on a high-quality, the graphics of the game are quite impressive and appealing. They have been designed to give the game a realistic look. From different characters in the game to the whole of the prison facility, everything has been designed to woo the gamers. Above all, the color grading has been so done that it gives a cinematic look to the whole of the game.

Gameplay — 5/5

A split-screen co-op multiplayer, A Way Out is played from a third-person perspective. The game allows the players to play it in both local and online mode. In the game, the players control Leo and Vincent. They are the convicted prisoners who must escape the prison and undertake every necessary step to stay far away from the authorities.

In the prison, the players are introduced to different challenges and situations. They must take different roles to deal with the situation. For instance, in one of the situations, one player shoulders the responsibility to distract a guard while the second one looks for a tool that could help them in escaping. These roles are not fixed, thus, the players can swap them during the playthrough. Both Leo and Vincent can interact with non-playable characters as well.

Apart from all the action, thrill, and adventure, the players also come across emotional moments in the game. On the whole, the unique storyline of A Way Out makes it a game never seen or played before.

Controls — 5/5

The controls of the game keep every button on your PS4 controller busy. You can move your character with the left stick and camera movement can be done with the right one. For focus/aim/brake, hit the L2 key. For fire/throttle/melee, there is R2 key. To interact or take cover, there is the square key. For dialogue, triangle key is there and to cancel anything, circle key should be pressed. Lastly, the X key can be used to jump, roll, climb, and chapter select.

Replay Value — 3.5/5

There is no way you and your friend can stay away from the game while you are in the middle of it. The situations and challenges that the game brings always keep you on your toes. However, once you are done with the whole of the story, there is a thin chance that you would play the game all over again. Perhaps you may want to play the entire story again with a new friend. On the whole, the game comes with a moderate replay value.


A Way Out is known for its unique gameplay and brilliantly designed storyline. The unpredictable adventure fused with surprises enhances the gaming experience by several notches. It’s the amazing cooperation and coordination between you and your partner that could help both of you break the jail. However, there is also a lot of thrill and action post you escape the jail which you surely do not want to miss.


Join your friend and take this adventure-action filled ride as you try to find A Way Out of the prison.

Pros : Inviting Feature Ensures that Your Friend Can Play the Game for Free
High-Quality Graphics

Cons : The Progress Cannot be Synchronized as Story of the Both the Protagonist is Told Simultaneously

Graphics 5.0

Gameplay 5.0

Controls 5.0

Replay Value 3.5

Average : 4.6

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