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The Messenger Accessibility Report

Our accessibility experts are yet to assess The Messenger. If you'd like to suggest accessibility features we should record for The Messenger, let us know on Twitter or via email.

The Messenger is a platform game where you play as a young ninja after his village is attacked by a demon army. You must deliver a scroll, fighting enemies and pulling off complex acrobatic manoeuvres along the way. The game is inspired by the classic Ninja Gaiden games with an acrobatic ninja theme and platform adventure.

NotesAccessibility Notes

This game supports accessibility in the following ways:
  • Difficulty: You can access in-game hints at any point.
  • Reading: There is some reading. White text on black background. Some words are coloured for significance but these are a little harder to distinguish. Upgrades are depicted by icons as well as text.
  • Controls: You can remap sticks and buttons on the controller as well as the keyboard.
  • Image calibration: There are additional visual cues to help in some areas.
  • Audio calibration: You can adjust sound and effects volume separately.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 30/08/2019, updated in 2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Platform

Developer: @SabotageQc

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost


Similar gamesGames like The Messenger with more accessibility settings

We don't know of any accessibility settings for The Messenger, but we do have accessibility details on these similar games:

System Accessibility Settings

In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.
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.
PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
Xbox One
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
Read more about system accessibility settings.

Accessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative

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