Percentile Rank

Flame Over is ranked in the 48th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

38%

Critics Recommend

Based on 8 critic reviews

Score Distribution

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Scored Reviews

PlayStation Universe
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Sep 21, 2015

A charming and well-constructed take on the twin stick shooter, Flame Over endears itself greatly with easy to play, yet difficult to master mechanics which neatly avoid the frustration usually associated with roguelike titles.

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PushStartPlay
8.2 / 10.0
8.2 / 10.0
Mar 20, 2015

Flame Over shows that the world of fire fighting can make for a very good game. It piles on the panic of battling a fire, but keeps it fun for all thanks to its style and presentation. If you have been wanting to attempt a roguelike game, you consider yourself a veteran or you just want to put out some fires and save some cats, then Flame Over is well worth picking up.

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Game Rant
Mar 17, 2015

'Flame Over' blends the frantic pacing and challenge of 'Spelunky' with the trial-by-fire gameplay of 'Rogue Legacy' to create a new twist on the roguelike formula.

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Gamers FTW
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Mar 9, 2015

While Flame Over is not a part of the Vita's list of must-buy titles it is definitely something which should be picked up by Vita owners itching for a challenge.

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GameSpew
7 / 10
7 / 10
Mar 10, 2015

The bottom line is, Flame Over is fun to play, but you need to have a lot of patience – and a lot of skill

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Push Square
7 / 10
7 / 10
Sep 17, 2015

Flame Over is never going to set the world on fire, but it's a deceptively enjoyable roguelike with a wholly original spin. It's a shame that the transition to the PS4 hasn't delivered a better learning curve, but this is still the same good game from the Vita – only it looks much better now. Take a bit of time to learn its systems, and this will grow on you like an out-of-control inferno. Just remember to have a bit of patience, or you will get burned.

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Spaziogames
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Mar 25, 2016

Flame Over is a roguelike built on some interesting ideas, but its intuitive gameplay is in someway ruined and made harder by its technical carelessness.

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Cubed3
6 / 10
6 / 10
May 30, 2015

The lack of true variety from floor to floor makes it suffer, and the true randomness found in all the best roguelikes feels a bit weakened as fire is the only foe to be tackled throughout. It is an enjoyable distraction, but is nowhere near as insanely addictive as The Binding of Isaac or Spelunky. Flame Over is a fairly enjoyable distraction, but fails to bring the necessary heat to make this a must play.

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