Reviews and Problems with Real Heroes: Firefighter
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Value for money 8
Real Heroes: Fire Fighter
19 September 2014
Excerpt: My eyes burn, my arms and wrists are ever so slightly feeling the ache. That's only because I just could not stop playing. Some would call the control scheme troubling, laborious or down right painful literally after any amount of play.
Summary: Real Heroes: Firefighter i
s basically a first person shooter placed in a burning building. The enemies are still being shot at, but this time by water, and requiring a lot more than a simple grenade to take them out. Using a fire hose is a lot of work.
Pros: The concept was good, and different – I’m surprised no one had thought of this before.
Cons: Unfortunately, the ever popular “Epicenter Studios” are the clowns who actually, did, think of it, so what you get are atrocious controls and a camera which tends to go completely out of control, regardless of how careful you are to maintain stability., Too short
Excerpt: Ever since Ignition Factor on the SNES many years ago, I’ve enjoyed whatever firefighter games I’ve been able to get ahold of - including an FMV-based Sega CD game called Fahrenheit and an excellent one in Firefighter FD 18 for the PS2.
Excerpt: Videogames often attempt to place us in the boots of the hero. Be it the nameless space marine off to some distant planet to fight space mutants or the legendary hero of lore protecting the world from evil.
Summary: Real Heroes: Firefighter puts players in the soon-to-be soot-stained boots of a rookie firefighter who has just been assigned to a busy metropolitan fire station. Players will undergo a “baptism of fire” in an escalating array of emergency situations.
Summary: It’s no secret that the Wii library is saturated with exploitative shovelware, dozens of titles designed and marketed for the gullible non-gamer crowd. At first blush Real Heroes: Firefighter might look like just another one of those games, but it has a number of things going for it that set it...
Conclusion: much more concerned with escaping a raging inferno or rescuing people from said raging inferno. My 10-year old doesn’t have the GoldenEye reference to call upon but he did have a great time with Real Heroes: Firefighter, which he labeled with the official seal of “Cool!
Excerpt: There've been scant few titles throughout the history of video games that allow players to step into the role of a firefighter. Epicenter Studios is trying to set this right with its latest title, Real Heroes: Firefighter.