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Flat Heroes

Rating Summary

Based on 14 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

86%

Critics Recommend

Based on 14 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCAug 2, 2018
Nintendo SwitchAug 2, 2018

Developer: Deck 13

When was the last time you felt like a hero? Flat Heroes rewards you with that good old feeling of surviving impossible levels alongside a smooth modern design with a minimalist style. With a simple set of movements — Run. Jump. Dash. Attack. — and delightful controls, Flat Heroes encourages you to stylishly navigate and survive over 300 handcrafted levels, destroy the most epic bosses around and truly be the two-dimensional hero (or heroes!) you’ve always dreamed you could be. Easy to learn and hard to master; it is easy to pick up and even easier to learn, but don’t let that fool you! During your adventure you will face increasingly difficult challenges that will require you to master the game’s controls on the journey to becoming a true Hero. And while Flat Heroes comes along with a very minimalistic art style, it’s spiced up with stunning effects making it one truly unique eye candy experience. Got stuck in the campaign or want to survive longer in the challenge modes? Too intense for you to take on alone? Let your friends join the party; Flat Heroes is the perfect couch co-op experience! Invite a few friends, get some pizza and overcome the challenges together! Key Features: - Play alone or share the experience with up to 4 friends* on all modes - Drop in & Drop Out Co-Op - More than 300 Levels - Face 10 unique final Bosses - Unlimited survival Levels, with daily challenges and Leaderboards** - Versus Modes offer you and your friends an option to compete against each other

Trailers

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Flat Heroes - Friends Trailer

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Flat Heroes - Survival Trailer

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The minimalism of Flat Heroes is its biggest pillar, from which grows an amazing game that arises as one of the most interesting platformers of the year

Review in Spanish | Read full review

As minimalistic as rounded proposal that reminds us the best of games like Super Meat Boy, while having a unique visual style and some excellent coop modes.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

Mixing the shapely looks of Thomas Was Alone with the speed of 10 Second Run Returns and the brutal difficulty of Super Meat Boy, Flat Heroes fits the Nintendo Switch like a glove. If you're playing solo you've got a solid (and lengthy) Campaign as well as bot support for its mini-games, but it's the electric excitement of the game's local multiplayer mode where Flat Heroes right-angled, platforming madness makes the biggest impact. Don't be a square - get this in your digital collection right now.

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Flat Heroes may look like a very simple game but beneath its unassuming exterior lies a puzzler that features a very well designed progression curve, a fine multiplayer mode, an impressive amount of challenges and a long lifespan that stretches beyond that of its counterparts.

Review in Portuguese | Read full review