Gone Home received acclaim from critics. At Metacritic, the game holds a 90/100 score based on 20 reviews. At GameRankings, it maintains a 91.29%. Gone Home has been praised particularly for its engrossing story. Conversely, Eurogamer editor Oli Welsh stated "The Fullbright Company has built a fine house for intimate storytelling in games, but it hasn't found the story to live in it yet.
"I would pay more than 20 for this" -Patricia Hernandez, Kotaku