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Fossil Echo Accessibility Report

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Fossil Echo in the Difficulty area to aid enjoyment of the game for different players. This report is created with input from accessibility experts and the player community to help people find games that have the accessibility features they require. Once you have found potential games on the database, there are excellent specialist accessibility sites that offer in-depth reviews to guide your purchasing decisions.

Fossil Echo is a short running and jumping game about a young boy's mistake and subsequent climb of a giant tower in the middle of the sea. The story is told in short animations and with challenging platform-style gameplay to create a moving and intriguing experience you can play multiple times.

NotesAccessibility Notes

There is an Easy Mode that is designed to "let you enjoy the story without worrying too much about the challenge".

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 08/07/2016

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Narrative, Platform, Puzzle and Stealth

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: Awaceb (@Awaceb)

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Difficulty in Fossil Echo which deals with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Difficulty Options

Select Difficulty: Select the level of difficulty from a range of presets. This not only offers a way to adjust the challenge of a game but enables you to do so without dealing with individual criteria.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Difficulty

If you want to play Fossil Echo, but it doesn't offer the Difficulty accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Difficulty accessibility:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Getting Started in Fossil Echo which deal with what support is offered to get started with the game. This includes customising the experience when you first open the game via any onboarding processes it provides as well as tutorials and other assistance when you first start playing. The following games are similar to Fossil Echo, and offer accessibility features for Getting Started:

ReadingReading

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Reading in Fossil Echo which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose. The following games are similar to Fossil Echo, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Fossil Echo which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds. These are only for games that have traversal and exploration in 2D and 3D spaces. The following games are similar to Fossil Echo, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Controls in Fossil Echo which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs. The following games are similar to Fossil Echo, and offer accessibility features for Controls:

VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Fossil Echo which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game. The following games are similar to Fossil Echo, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Fossil Echo which deal with how you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see. The following games are similar to Fossil Echo, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

System Accessibility Settings

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

PC
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.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

VSC LogoAccessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors @GeekDadGamer


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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