Embr Review

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Posted: 3 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Embr, is an action fire-fighting game. You join the Emergency Services Revolution and respond to fires to make money, climbing the ladder of success and score points.

You play from first person perspective. At each call out you not only have to deal with each fire but also use your hose, axe, or trampoline, waterslide, grapple hook to manage the flames, electrocutions and explosions. There are also various explosive gases that you need to vent and grease fire that can't be dealt with water.

The tongue in cheek action is really just an excuse for time critical missions where you must quickly navigate the buildings and environments to achieve your rescue. As you success the jobs become harder and you unlock new tools and outfits.

The multiplayer aspect of the game means that players need to communicate to decide which roles they will play. The equipment you choose can then complement the other members of your team.

DetailsDetails

Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+

Release Date: 21/05/2020

Platforms: PC and Stadia.

Genres: Action, Open World and Simulation.

Developer: @EmbrGame

 

TipsTips

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CommitmentCommitment

Players: You can play this with 4 players online. You can take on missions with 4 people online.

Cross-Platform: You can play across Stadia and PC versions.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 7 for depictions of mild violence. Embr contains frequent depictions of non-realistic violence set in a child-friendly setting. All the violence present in the game is slapstick in nature. The player must enter burning buildings and rescue a designated number of civilians. The player can pick up and throw humans whilst removing them from the buildings. When they are thrown, their bodies become limp and they fall to the ground in a ragdoll-like fashion. They remain on the floor for a few seconds before getting back up with no injuries. If a civilian is killed either by fire, falling a large distance or by being attacked by the player, they do not have any audible reaction, and instead immediately become a cartoon skeleton which falls to the floor.

ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for alcohol reference, comic mischief and mild violence.

Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:

Controls

How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Remap Buttons: Re-map all buttons/keys.

Audio

How you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see.

Balance Audio Levels: Set music and game sound effects separately.

System Settings

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. Stadia offers some system accessibility features. Tandem enables you to use two controllers to play one character. This also enables you to connect other controllers like the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

.. read more about system accessibility settings.

Supported by PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors: Andy Robertson


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