Firewall: Zero Hour

Rating Summary

Based on 30 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

70%

Critics Recommend

Based on 30 critic reviews
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Recommended
Sep 1, 2018

An exquisitely thought-out tactical shooter that's instantly a PSVR great.

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8 / 10
Sep 10, 2018

At last, the realistic, Aim-controlled multiplayer military sim PlayStation VR owners have been dreaming of.

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9 / 10
Sep 4, 2018

Firewall: Zero Hour is essential for PlayStation VR owners. Despite this being First Contact's debut game, it flawlessly executes on what the studio set out to do: to create PSVR's first must-have multiplayer shooter. It may even sway some of those yet to purchase one of Sony's high-tech headsets.

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8.5 / 10.0
Sep 4, 2018

Firewall Zero Hour is the small equivalent of Rainbow Six Siege played in virtual reality. A big difference, especially with an Aim Controller in your hands.

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Sep 3, 2018

Firewall: Zero Hour borrows from some of the greatest shooters around and tacks on some great VR support. However, the sum is not quite equal to its parts and the feeling one gets from playing the final game is that it's somewhat incomplete and not worth investing much time in.

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9 / 10.0
Sep 23, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the VR elements including it's stellar gameplay. Matches are intense, and the focus on team play does the game justice.

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75 / 100
Sep 18, 2018

Firewall Zero Hour is precisely the game Sony needs for their Virtual Reality platform -- addictive, fast paced, and immersive. Unfortunately, it's also in dire need of some tweaks to realize its potential. The grind is too deep, and the need for a “ready-up” system causes a lot of dead time between an otherwise richly rewarding tactical shooter. Patch this, and a few other minor hiccups, and Firewall Zero Hour will be the VR Rainbow Six it needs to be.

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6 / 10
Aug 26, 2018

There's no doubt that Firewall Zero Hour's tactical combat works well in virtual reality – in fact, the fledgling medium adds a lot to this FPS, allowing you to naturally gesture to teammates and intuitively check your corners in a way you couldn't on a standard display. But while there are some structural and technical issues that we have confidence First Contact Entertainment will be able to fix, it's the question marks over its community that make it a tough sell. It's a chicken-and-egg situation that's unfortunate for everyone involved, but it's something that the developer would have been aware of when it embarked on creating an online-only multiplayer shooter for an install base of a few million headsets. Good as the game may be, it's something you need to keep in mind as well.

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8.5 / 10.0
Sep 5, 2018

Firewall Zero Hour isn't perfect, but it's such an exciting, well-designed VR experience that you won't even notice it's flaws. With a few improvements it could easily become the spiritual successor to SOCOM.

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8.2 / 10.0
Sep 5, 2018

Despite the few game-modes at day one, Firewall Zero Hour is one of the new reference points for VR tactical shooters.

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