Basement Crawl

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

28

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Critics Recommend

Based on 13 critic reviews
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3 / 10.0
Mar 6, 2014

Basement Crawl is a limp, poorly presented, and broken Bomberman clone, and easily the worst PS4 game to date.

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Feb 27, 2014

A poorly executed Bomberman clone that is technically broken in almost every respect, Basement Crawl is shambling husk of an online multiplayer game. Avoid as if your life depended on it.

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3 / 10
Feb 27, 2014

Basement Crawl tries to emulate Bomberman with a horror setting, but fails to ignite on all accounts.

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2 / 10.0
Mar 6, 2014

Developer Bloober Team has promised to address some of the issues with the game, but as it stands, Basement Crawl is a trainwreck.

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2 / 10.0
Feb 27, 2014

Basement Crawl is not only a broken, unfinished game -- it's also a poor one. It's sad that given the situation with Hudson Soft and Konami, the chances of a PS4 port of a Bomberman game are slim to none. It sounds weird to be asking for yet another Bomberman game in 2014, but given the circumstances, anything would be better than this.

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4 / 10.0
Mar 8, 2014

Basement Crawl tries hard to recapture the magic of Bomberman but has a hard time with its horror theme, lack of a real tutorial, and online connectivity issues. Overall, Basement Crawl can be a fun game but it's hard to justify a purchase when half of the game just doesn't want to work.

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2 / 10.0
Mar 4, 2014

A basement is a room built well below the good stuff to hold a bunch of junk. The name "Basement Crawl" is appropriate.

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1 / 5.0
Mar 7, 2014

I did not enjoy anything about my time with Basement Crawl. It is a mess in every sense of the word

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4.5 / 10.0
Feb 26, 2014

If it were a more robust experience, Basement Crawl could be a little gem. It's a simplistic sort of time-killing fun that I would expect out of a cheap mobile game, but as a full featured PS4 title, it feels like there is content missing and a lack of polish. Add to that the confusing nature of what Basement Crawl is really trying to be, the lack of anything to capture interest past playing a few matches, and the multiplayer-only focus which will create limitations when few people are online playing, and you have a game that probably isn't worth the space on your hard drive. You could wait for a sale, but even then, you'll probably have something better to play.

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2 / 10
Apr 8, 2014

I wanted to enjoy my time spent with Basement Crawl, as I gave Bloober Team plenty of time to iron out the issues with the game. Even after a month, Basement Crawl's online experience has not been improved. At this point, even if the network issues are fixed, the online community has abandoned the game, making it hard to recommend a multiplayer online game when you'll find less than 10 players at any given moment.

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