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7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 63 Ratings

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  • Summary: Overcooked is a chaotic couch co-op cooking game for one to four players. Working as a team, you and your fellow chefs must prepare, cook and serve up a variety of tasty orders before the baying customers storm out in a huff.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Aug 8, 2016
    90
    Overcooked is a game that could lead the return of the good old couch party games. The kitchens in this game can bring a real chaos to your home, but also lots of fun for you and your best friends.
  2. Aug 1, 2016
    86
    One of the most fun and challenging local co-op games ever made, but the single-player experience is less thrilling, making the lack of online play disappointing.
  3. CD-Action
    Oct 14, 2016
    85
    One of the best party games ever made – and I don’t even like cooking. [10/2016, p.65]
  4. Aug 1, 2016
    80
    Overcooked has so much to offer for someone who loves playing games with their friends but, for those of you lone wolves, single player is a little bit of a drag.
  5. Aug 10, 2016
    80
    Overcooked is a very funny game, with a good number of content and a brilliant level design. The lack of online multiplayer is the only real flaw of the work published by Team17.
  6. 80
    While it's not nearly as enjoyable as a solo outing, Overcooked is one of the best party games we've played in years. Just make sure you bring some friends or family along for the ride.
  7. Aug 9, 2016
    70
    The game has a simplistic style but still feels playful and vibrant, with a fun narrative giving the gameplay purpose. I would certainly recommend this game if you like a challenge or playing with friends.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. Dec 5, 2016
    10
    It's probably the best co-op game I've played. Most co-op games just require 2 or more people to be playing in the same screen, and that's allIt's probably the best co-op game I've played. Most co-op games just require 2 or more people to be playing in the same screen, and that's all the "co-op" you get. In this case, you really need to comunicate and coordinate with your teammates, or you are screwed.

    I've played together with my wife (who's not a gamer), and with different groups of friends, and always had a blast playing. Great game, it really deserves more attention. The only downside is the lack of multiplayer. Hopefully that will be fixed in the future.
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  2. Mar 19, 2017
    10
    Diner Dash has never been this much fun! I'm having a hard time not liking this game because of how loud me and my friends get. Having toDiner Dash has never been this much fun! I'm having a hard time not liking this game because of how loud me and my friends get. Having to shout profanities so that your so-called "friend" would get the dishes out in time just gives the game such charm. I do hope the developer will continue to support this and add new challenges, cooking methods or even add meals-- like with drinks and sidings just to make it more fun to play with Expand
  3. Aug 14, 2016
    10
    Great fun as local multiplayer. As much fun as, say, Helldivers, while it's about totally different subject, co-op cooking. It doesn't haveGreat fun as local multiplayer. As much fun as, say, Helldivers, while it's about totally different subject, co-op cooking. It doesn't have online multiplayer which is it's only true flaw. Expand
  4. Feb 17, 2018
    9
    Five Word Review: Great, intense, frustrating local multiplayer.
    Favorite Thing: There's a great amount of challenge but the gameplay is
    Five Word Review: Great, intense, frustrating local multiplayer.
    Favorite Thing: There's a great amount of challenge but the gameplay is simple enough that non-gamers can partake.
    Least Favorite Thing: Three-staring 6-3!

    Date Completed: 2018-02-07
    Playtime: 8h (100% Complete)
    Enjoyment: 9/10
    Recommendation: For 2-4 players, definitely.
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  5. Feb 15, 2019
    9
    Overcooked! is a must-have for those looking for quality, family friendly, couch co-op titles: if you ever wanted to have a go at running aOvercooked! is a must-have for those looking for quality, family friendly, couch co-op titles: if you ever wanted to have a go at running a restaurant in ridiculous circumstances and exotic locations, this is the game for you. Just make sure you're playing it with co-operative older kids or adults, otherwise it will be a recipe for disaster (mind the pun). Expand
  6. Apr 29, 2018
    9
    A fun party game that is always a great laugh every time I play. Although a better experience with friends, this game can be played on yourA fun party game that is always a great laugh every time I play. Although a better experience with friends, this game can be played on your own by switching between two characters instead of one. Expand
  7. Aug 31, 2016
    0
    can't redefine keyboard controls.unacceptable.they are very simple,but not being able to redefine them to your needs is not something that cancan't redefine keyboard controls.unacceptable.they are very simple,but not being able to redefine them to your needs is not something that can be accepted in this time and age. Expand

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