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Fledgling Heroes

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

75%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchMay 7, 2020

Developer: Subtle Boom

Publisher: Subtle Boom

Genres: Platformer, Arcade

Leap from the nest into a fun-filled adventure! Meet cute feathered friends, each with their own wondrous story to tell, as they dodge dastardly pirate lizARRrds, dash through frozen forests, dive under sunken temples, and flap their way from fledglings to a fully-fledged heroes! - It’s dangerous to go alone - play with a friend! Drop in another player at any time for some cooperative assistance… or some competitive capers. - Flex your creative muscles and make your very own levels with the built-in editor. Share them with your friends and the world! - Customise your cute birds with wacky colours, or recreate your favourite variations found in the wild. - Explore 90+ hand-crafted levels set in gorgeously unique and colourful environments. - Compete for the fastest time in race levels, charge through breakneck-paced endless levels, and go head-to-head with dragons!

Fledgling Heroes Critic Reviews

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With three main worlds to get through, Fledgling Heroes isn’t a very long game, but it is a lot of fun while it lasts. If you’re after a meatier experience, or even one that perhaps isn’t quite as cute as this, you might want to look elsewhere. For everyone else, Flappy Bird may well have struck gold when it was released 7 years ago, but Fledgling Heroes rises head and shoulders above it.

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Playing Fledgling Heroes, it's hard to shake the feeling that I haven't somehow time-traveled to the past. It feels like the sort of game I might've enjoyed reviewing seven years ago as a mobile port to the 3DS or Wii U eShop. Except it's 2020, and this is an original game on the Switch. Runners have come a long way, and players expect more from the genre's console counterparts.

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Come for the delightful artwork, stay for the level editor. You’ve seen everything else before.

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For those who are looking for something simple to pass the time, or our younger, fledgling gamers, Fledgling Heroes is definitely one to add to your library.

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Fledgling Heroes - Arcade Launch Trailer

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