Nexomon Extinction Review (Steam)

Nexomon Extinction Review

Nexomon: Extinction is a return to classic monster-catching games, complete with a brand new story, eccentric characters, and over 300 unique Nexomon to trap and tame. The world is on the brink of extinction as mighty Tyrant Nexomon fight for dominion over humans and monsters. Join the Tamer’s guild and begin an epic journey to restore balance before all hope is lost…


  • Decent graphics.
  • Download size.
  • Steam achievements.
  • Controller support.
  • Graphics-fullscreen on/off.
  • Four save slots.
  • Can skip cutscenes.
  • RPG gameplay.
  • Tutorials as you play.
  • Pokemon style game.
  • Character creator-name and avatar choice.
  • You play as a tamer of Nexomon.
  • Choice of 9 different starters Nexomon.
  • Turn-based combat.
  • Every attack or action available to you in combat has a handy description of what it does.
  • Save when you want.
  • Journal-keeps track of quests and the main adventure.
  • Profile-change avatar/name/follower and show off your stats.
  • Database-shows details on every Nexomon you have discovered.
  • Capture-when you try to capture a Nexomon you will get a capture chance breakdown pop up that’s shows your chances of capture. It shows fed/heart/status effect/chosen Nexotrap and other sections.
  • Capture process-look at the breakdown to see your chances then select your Nexotrap then when the Nexomon is in the trap you have a limited time to input the button sequence.
  • Can rename Nexomon and put them in your party or send them to storage.
  • Feed-when going for the capture, you can opt to feed the Nexomon first which if they like the food will be easier to catch.
  • Bushes will shake to signal that a Nexomon is in there.
  • Earn EXP from battles and level up to learn new attacks and abilities.
  • Very easy to play.
  • Kills your game time and productivity.
  • Shards-find these and use a pickaxe on them to get shards but also find ones that can heal or empower your Nexomon.
  • Warpstones-used for fast travel.
  • Autosaves regularly.
  • Nexomon has health and stamina which is used up as they do attacks.
  • Can battle other in-game characters and their Nexomon.

Nexomon Extinction Review


  • No voice work.
  • Slow starter.
  • No graphic options.
  • Only the Nexomon that gets the final hit on an enemy gets the EXP.
  • Can feel more random and luck-based rather than skill.
  • Initial learning curve.

Nexomon Extinction Review

  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Sound - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Accessibility - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!