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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Embr (2020) is an action-fire-fighting game where you join the Emergency Services Revolution and respond to fires to make money, climb the ladder of success and score points.

You play from a first-person perspective. At each call-out, you not only have to deal with each fire but also use your hose, axe, trampoline, waterslide, or 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 succeed 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.

Our examiner, Tyler Brinkman, first checked Embr 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 4 weeks ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action and Traversal game with Puzzle and Simulation elements. You can play this by yourself or as a 4-player online game. You can take on missions with 4 people online.

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

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

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Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

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.
 
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.

Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated General (G) for Very Mild Crude Humour, Very Mild Violence.

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4.

CostsCosts

Embr usually costs £15.99 to £17.99. 

Embr

Steam StoreSALE PC £17.99 £3.59 until 19/06/2024
PlayStation Store PS4 £15.99 Free

PS Plus Extra

PlayStation Store PS4 £15.99

Embr

XBox Store Xbox X|S £15.99
XBox Store Xbox One £15.99
XBox Store PC £15.99
Switch StoreSALE Switch £15.99 £3.19 until 03/07/2024
There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4.
    • You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
 
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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 21/05/2020, updated in 2021

Price: 80% off

Out Now: PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Players: 1 (4 online)

Genres: Action, Traversal (Puzzle and Simulation)

Accessibility: 31 features

Components: 3D First-Person, Cartoon and Open World

Developer: Embr Game (@EmbrGame)


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