Hooked Gamers writes: "Little Inferno might not sound like much of an actual game, at least in the usual sense. In fact it could be viewed more as a toy, much like those that you are burning in the fireplace. You can play around with it for an hour and not really achieve anything, but it still feels as though you are having fun. It only does one thing, but it does it well, and there are enough hints at the story to keep you going to the end. There is not much beyond this for a hardcore gamer, but for any secret pyromaniacs out there, Little Inferno will certainly ignite your passion, and it is a lot safer than the real thing."