Warframe Reviews

Warframe is ranked in the 60th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
4 / 10
Dec 1, 2013

If all you want is a way to run around and shoot things without troubling your wallet or imagination, that may be enough to justify the time it takes Warframe to download. It's hard, though, to shake the feeling that the only reason this game is free to play is that nobody would pay money for something so scrappy and generic.

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5 / 10
Dec 3, 2013

When you're dashing and slashing with capable allies, Warframe is decent game – but there's still a lot of work that needs to be done before it can be considered a good one. The user interface isn't controller friendly, you're given little to no direction, and the title's free-to-play model hinders its overall design. Until these issues are rectified, we recommend waiting in the shadows for the release to finally emerge from its beta state.

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5 / 10.0
Jan 8, 2014

You could play literally any other competent third person shooter from this or the last generation, and have a comparable — and very likely better — experience.

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6 / 10.0
Dec 11, 2013

With an asking price of nothing, it's not unreasonable that Warframe charges for things, but when the game's main hook is getting more loot, it slowly becomes frustrating running into so many roadblocks. Even with your warframe's athletic prowess, the nondescript missions don't offer enough to put up with the waiting, and there certainly isn't a strong reason to part with a credit card.

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6 / 10.0
Sep 4, 2014

Warframe has a great foundation, but there's almost nothing unique or exciting about it. With a free-to-play scheme on top of how grindy the game feels in general (especially without a static group), it can wear on you even after a few hours of play. If you're looking for a new shooter, give it a shot on another platform if you can while the Xbox One bugs are being ironed out.

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Dec 16, 2013

Warframe brings solid gunplay and a rich infrastructure to the PlayStation 4 in a rare free-to-play model. It's a missed opportunity on some levels, but if you're itching to get more use out of your new console, give it a whirl.

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68 / 100
Sep 19, 2014

If you're looking for something to pass the time you could definitely pick this game up for free as you just might get a good chunk of time enjoying it, but I would definitely spend your money on a full-fledged title rather than having to pay in a free to play game for all the good bits.

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GameGrin
Top Critic
7 / 10.0
Feb 18, 2021

The gameplay loop of Warframe remains the same, but the smooth frame rate and great loading times will be a great benefit to long term console players as they move to the PlayStation 5. If you're a Warframe fan, you can look forward to a much sharper experience.

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Sep 9, 2014

I absolutely adore Warframe despite its rough edges and questionable economy. Since 'grind' is just another word for 'annihilating hordes of foes as an awesome space ninja,' featuring plentiful surprises, addictive progression, strong co-op, overlapping gameplay systems and gorgeous art design, I can forgive any number of niggling flaws.

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Nov 18, 2013

Warframe, which has been out for PC since March, is free-to-play on the PS4, and in spite of its bugs, is worth the no-cost price. Playstation Plus members get a free starter pack, but beware that it will get you used to how seductive the ease of purchases with platinum can be.

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7 / 10
Dec 1, 2013

A good start to free-to-play games on the PlayStation 4, with a fun co-op shooter that doesn't feel like it's solely out to gouge its player's wallets.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 18, 2013

Warframe has made the transition to consoles with aplomb, and fans looking for customizable space ninja action will find a lot to like here.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 19, 2013

Warframe is a fun free-to-play game that fits in with the launch line-up of the PS4 nicely. It's not a groundbreaking game, and it's not in contention for game of the year, but that doesn't mean it's not a fun. Find you a group of gamers that are willing to work together, and you can easily spend hours traveling through the solar system, taking out aliens and bad guys right and left.

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3.8 / 5.0
Nov 17, 2013

Still, while Warframe isn't a perfect game, I have a hard time criticizing it. It is free-to-play, after all, and quite a bit of enjoyment can be had without ever cracking open one's wallet. There aren't many free-to-play games that can make that claim. Granted, I was playing with the PlayStation Plus users' starter pack, which made my life a little more comfortable. It also gets points for being accessible, even to a third-person-shooter novice like myself. Simply put, PS4 owners lose nothing by giving Digital Extreme's third-person shooter a try, and may gain an entertaining timesink to enjoy with friends while waiting for the next wave of PS4 games.

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Game Informer
Mike Futter
Top Critic
7.8 / 10.0
Nov 25, 2013

The concept is unique, and a full party makes this truly enjoyable

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8 / 10
Sep 11, 2014

Although comparisons can be made to other co-operative shooters, Warframe has more than enough novelties to set it apart from other games in the genre. Thus it seems Digital Extremes have at last been successful in the pursuit of a concept nearly fifteen years in the making. Our time with the game has in no way been brief, yet so much remains to be explored. Community events, an evolving storyline, clans, and the sheer number of missions and locations will keep us returning to this space opera on a regular basis for months, maybe even years to come.

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GameSkinny
Orange Gaming
Top Critic
Mar 17, 2014

Warframe is a great f2p 3rd person action shootershooter game on the ps4 that should not be missed, especially since you have nothing to lose.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 5, 2013

If you're willing to put in the time, Warframe is an extremely enjoyable, albeit somewhat repetitive game that's way better when playing it with friends. If you just picked up a PS4, Warframe needs to be one of the first things you download.

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8 / 10
Nov 23, 2018

While Digital Extremes hasn't quite perfected the formula it needs to make Warframe completely accessible - the sheer number of interconnected systems and customisable elements suggests it never quite will - it still offers a co-operative third-person shooter with all the MMORPG elements you never thought you'd see running on Nintendo Switch. From the impressive visual fidelity Panic Button has maintained, to the sheer breadth of content you can access for free, Warframe represents another milestone for the console.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 14, 2013

Warframe brings a new and addicting experience to the PlayStation franchise. Along with great and fluid combat, this is a free-to-play title that will justify microtransactions in a positive way.

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