Console Monster writes: "Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm is a side scrolling, 3D puzzle game featuring the cutesy cast of the hit Flash series of the same name. (Minus the False Alarm) First of, let it be known; this is not for kids despite the cutesy name. Whereas the Flash series is known for its over the top gore and unbelievable injuries caused by and to the cutesy animals, False Alarm will be known for its poor controls and short length.
The aim of this puzzle game is to guide the wandering cast of the show through a series of puzzles to reach the end. It's basically Lemmings with a cutesy front. You need to make sure that each of your critters makes it to the other side with all limbs intact, which is ironic to say when the Flash series featured as many dismemberments, bludgeonings and catastrophe as they could fit in. To guide your critters through the obstacles you have 4 powers: Nitro, Ice, Fire and Action; each assigned to one of the face buttons. Nitro blows things up in the friend's path, ice is used to block vents or freeze your friends in place, fire is mainly used to speed up your critters and action pulls levers or presses buttons..."