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  • Summary: Go from zero to HERO in this fast-paced multiplayer dungeon crawler meets EPIC arena brawl! Choose your character, then race through random dungeons to slay monsters, dodge traps and collect tons of loot to power up. Whoever reaches the end of the dungeon first triggers a viciousGo from zero to HERO in this fast-paced multiplayer dungeon crawler meets EPIC arena brawl! Choose your character, then race through random dungeons to slay monsters, dodge traps and collect tons of loot to power up. Whoever reaches the end of the dungeon first triggers a vicious “winner-take-all” arena brawl. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 6
  2. Negative: 3 out of 6
  1. Oct 31, 2019
    84
    Overall it’s a decent little game, not bad for the price and there’s a decent chance your young ones will enjoy it… it’s not a terrible pick up and play for us older gamers too… but it’s definitely more geared towards the younger crowd.
  2. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Nov 18, 2019
    70
    While ReadySet Heroes is at its best with friends, it’s also surprisingly sturdy as a single-player game. You can choose to play as various cartoony critters and while this choice doesn’t affect the playstyle, it would work well as a gentle introduction to the genre for younger family members. [Issue#169, p.92]
  3. Oct 28, 2019
    55
    The unique artistic vision behind the game deserves a tip of the hat. However, the same cannot be said for the unimaginative characters, deserted multiplayer modes and technical shortcomings.
  4. Oct 21, 2019
    45
    Ready Set Heroes has a good concept, but the execution doesn't match up to the ideas with an over-reliance on the players familiarity with in game language, combined with unresponsive controls and frustrating gameplay.
  5. Oct 13, 2019
    40
    There's fun to be had in either mode, but the game's ideas are squashed by some poor design. Combat is accessible but stiff; animations are likely to lead you into danger. Some random abilities are clearly better than others -- a shovel can dig up stat gems, meaning you can buff yourself as much as you want. Then there's the small matter of online matchmaking, which at the time of writing, doesn't work at all. Local play works, but this is a game where split-screen makes it much harder to play effectively. If ReadySet Heroes can be updated to overcome some of these problems, it has potential. There's imagination on show here, but right now, it's not something we can recommend.
  6. Oct 17, 2019
    35
    This is one of the weakest games I've ever tried. everything is very limited that the game actually becomes boring in the matter of minutes.There is a little fun to be had when playing with another person, but there are better games out there. stay away from this game.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. Oct 2, 2019
    10
    It's a party game meant for, you guessed it, parties. Like literally all games of this nature (mario party, crawl, mario kart) the mainIt's a party game meant for, you guessed it, parties. Like literally all games of this nature (mario party, crawl, mario kart) the main gameplay is through unlockables and couch coop, it's never claimed to be anything more and rating it against games outside of the party game genre is apples to oranges. As far as party style coopetitive {coined by borderlands) games go, it's one of the more polished and fun ones, Sound design is excellent, wonderful art style and characters, fun objectives in the dungeons. It's not a diablo game, it is a diablo style party game, as far as those go, it's a solid 10. If you don't have friends or get togethers, don't bother. Expand
  2. Oct 6, 2019
    10
    Super fun, especially at parties where you can play against friends. Walrus hockey was my favorite free for all battle! Such cute and cleverSuper fun, especially at parties where you can play against friends. Walrus hockey was my favorite free for all battle! Such cute and clever ways to dungeon crawl and brawl! Expand
  3. Oct 10, 2019
    10
    Finally! A challenging game that anyone can enjoy! With the intricate puzzles, hidden loot, and intricate level design this game takes theFinally! A challenging game that anyone can enjoy! With the intricate puzzles, hidden loot, and intricate level design this game takes the dungeon crawler genre to a whole new level. Expand
  4. Oct 1, 2019
    8
    Set in a fantasy land with anthropomorphic animal heroes, the game is a simple dungeon crawler that pits you against randomly generatedSet in a fantasy land with anthropomorphic animal heroes, the game is a simple dungeon crawler that pits you against randomly generated dungeons with enemies, traps and bosses, challenging you and other players to beat that level's objective and earn a reward once you do.

    The game is not complex in its mechanics or gameplay which makes it easy to pick up and play, specially for a younger audience. It has both online and local options, with 3 different modes of play: Free for All, Teams and a Single/Coop mode through 30 levels.

    Not bad for its asking price of $20 but it leaves some additional modes or options to be desired if you are an older gamer.
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  5. Oct 1, 2019
    5
    ReadySet Heroes
    a pretty decent dungeon crawler
    ReadySet Heroes is a dungeon crawler that can be played locally as well as online and
    ReadySet Heroes
    a pretty decent dungeon crawler
    ReadySet Heroes is a dungeon crawler that can be played locally as well as online and features only two modes, crawl n brawl or tower brawl,
    crawl n brawl is more competitive and requires at least two players, and tower brawl is the mode directed more towards single players, though up to 2 can join…
    This is a dungeon crawler where you’re tasked to get through 30 different rooms including 4 boss battles, each room progressively gets harder, and you only have 3 lives to complete this task…
    As you defeat enemies, they will drop gems that slowly increase your stats, and clearing rooms will give you a random chest drop for a new weapon, armor, or spell..
    Each game you start with a blank slate... so its one of those games where the universe has to be on your side to have an epic run...
    however I feel like not enough is done differently here to keep the player playing for more than maybe a day.. sure there’s the competitive mode where you race a clock, clear rooms gather the best gear possible and battle at the end… but there just isn’t enough substance here
    Every character for example is exactly the same, just different skins.. no perks or bonuses to using a certain one.. no different set of weapons…
    therefore the game quickly becomes stale…
    it doesn’t become a let me try out this character or that character, find the one that fits my play style and learn to master them, their abilities and their weapons…
    instead its simply choose your favorite character, and get through random rooms defeating the same enemies you fought before just to clear challenges on board…
    ReadySet Heroes has potential to be more than it is…
    I give ReadySet Heroes
    a 5.5/10
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  6. Nov 7, 2019
    4
    Level 97 character here. So I have played the game A LOT.

    The three main reasons this game gets a 4 is microtransactions, crashes and
    Level 97 character here. So I have played the game A LOT.

    The three main reasons this game gets a 4 is microtransactions, crashes and confusion.

    Crashes:
    It's constantly crashing, whether it freezes, kicks me back to the menu or kicks me completely out of the game to that blue screen where i can report the issue. This probably happens on average, once per day, maybe a little less. But it's hard to tell, because there will be times I'm playing and it kicks me completely out of the game 4 or 5 times within a 2 hour time frame. Ridiculous..... especially when you consider 99% of games I have ever played in my life don't kick me out or freeze once, at all.

    Microtransactions:
    At first glance, the microtransactions aren't actually that bad. I mean you have your typical full armor sets that cost about $85 REAL LIFE money for EACH ONE, and plenty of other aesthetics that cost dozens of dollars for each one. But those are just aesthetics....it doesn't affect the game at all.
    BUT.... then you've got the premium stash. For those who don't know anything about POE, let me put it to you this way; for POE being a PvE game, the premium stash is basically about as much of a pay-to-win microtransaction you can get with a PvE game. If that makes sense. People with the premium stash will have much much higher end gear and be a lot more powerful. They'll be able to play around with different builds to find one that they like, etc etc. It also saves hundreds of hours of grinding. The premium stash lets you sell stuff on the online market place in the game. If you don't have the premium stash, you can sell your stuff to an in-game NPC for about 0.0001% of it's worth you can get on the market place.
    The good news is the premium stash only costs $5. The annoying news is that it's the ONLY microtransaction in the game that isn't aesthetic. So why even have it as a microtransaction? Greed. The other annoying thing about it, is that it cost 40 in-game points. The least amount of points you can buy with real money is 50, for $5. So you're spending $5, get 50 points, spent 40 of those and now you have 10 points left over for NOTHING (there's nothing for 10 points), thus enticing/manipulating you into buying more points with real money. The whole set-up is sketchy and really makes me disappointed in the developers, because you can really tell they're passionate about this game and put their heart and soul into it.

    Confusion:
    Like i said, level 97 here..... and i still don't understand everything in this game. Forget about the developers explaining anything to anyone, in-game or online. They try in-game, but do a bad job of it. Most of the videos you find online are 30+minutes and do a horrible job explaining what they're suppose to be explaining.
    On the surface, a confusing game might not seem so bad. People don't like their hands being held and want to learn for themselves. But here's the problem: you know those games where you collect TONS of loot? And you never know which loot is important and should hang on to, and which loot you can sell or trash??? You know those games? Well this game is the epitome of that! And the loot fills up your 4 stash tabs super fast! And there's an incredible amount of different kinds of loot. So if you plan on looking up online whether something is worth hanging onto or not, that's going to set you gets tens of hours, just because of the rabbit hole you'll be getting yourself into. Basically, unless you know what you're doing (which is very hard to do), you can VERY EASILY set yourself back hundreds of hours.... yes HUNDREDS of hours by not understanding the game. Of course, this can be a little alleviated....if....you....buy....the....premium stash.

    Onto the good stuff ^_^

    The game is very deep with hundreds of hours worth of gameplay. And of course it's free to play (which is good, and bad sometimes). There a lot of different builds to play around with (if you can afford it in-game). New content consistently coming out. The gameplay is very satisfying when you kills enemies. I've been repeating a lot of different things to level up my character, so that's why I haven't gotten around to doing everything in the game.... but there's still a lot I haven't done in the game.

    I don't know. I know it's weird I played the game enough to get to level 97 and I mostly have negative things to say about it. The games fun to play though... like i said, it's satisfying. Gameplay/controls are most important when it comes to video games and this game had good ones. So it's easy to pick up and play (if you know what you're doing, which is be hard to figure out).
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  7. Oct 28, 2019
    0
    I wasn't expecting much, but holy sh*t. This is a bare bones game that offers 2 game modes basically (local and online) where you traverseI wasn't expecting much, but holy sh*t. This is a bare bones game that offers 2 game modes basically (local and online) where you traverse random dungeons getting random loot until a final brawl at the end.

    The graphics are cute (like a good looking mobile game) and the gameplay is very basic: one button to attack, one for magic and another to dodge. But things get old VERY fast. I was bored after playing it for 15 minutes. Nothing is explained, you don't know if the gems you earn are just points, currency or something to increase the atributes; the gameplay is clunky (most of the time you are damaged because of the animations). It all just seems poorly made, rushed, extremely unpolished. At this state, this game should be free and they could try to earn money by selling skins etc.

    Also, matchmaking does not work. It's either broken or nobody is playing. It won't find any matches. So, if you don't have someone to play with you through couch co-op don't even bother. Wait for when Sony releases this game as a free PS Plus game (which they will, very soon). Also, they need to add more (free) content to this game, otherwise it will be dead by the end of this month.

    Has (some) potential. But, as it is, this game is a no no. They keep patching it but it seems nothing changes. Nobody is playing it, gameplay feels broken sometimes, sound bugs, movement bugs. Unless this game gets a major overhaul - which it won't - nobody should be playing this.
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