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Phogs Accessibility Report

We've documented 3 accessibility features for Phogs in the Controls and Audio areas 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.

Phogs is a game where you control a stretchy dog that has a head at both ends of its body. It sounds a little strange, but is actually an endearing adventure where, on your own or with another person, you control each end of the dog separately to explore the bright colourful world and solve puzzles.

Video GamePhogs
ACCESSIBILITY REPORT
PEGI 3 Video Game Age Rating for Phogs in UK and Europe

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/06/2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1-2 (2 online)

Genres: Action, Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibility: 3 features

Developer: Coatsink (@Coatsink)

Costs: Purchase cost

 

ControlsControls

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Controls in Phogs which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Gamepad

Multiple Buttons & Two Sticks: Can play with multiple buttons and two sticks.

Mouse And Keyboard

Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

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

DifficultyDifficulty

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in Phogs which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and whether this is locked once chosen or can be adjusted as you play. The following games are similar to Phogs, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Getting Started in Phogs 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 Phogs, and offer accessibility features for Getting Started:

ReadingReading

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Reading in Phogs 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 Phogs, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Phogs 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 Phogs, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:

VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Phogs 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 Phogs, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Audio in Phogs which deals 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.

Adjustable Audio

Balance Audio Levels: Set music and game sound effects separately. This enables you to select your preference as well as ensure critical game sounds aren't obscured by other audio.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Audio

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

CommunicationCommunication

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Communication in Phogs which deal with how you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction. The following games are similar to Phogs, and offer accessibility features for Communication:

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.
 
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.
 
PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
 
Stadia
Stadia offers some system accessibility features. Tandem enables you to use two controllers to play one character. This also enables you to connect other controllers like the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
 
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.

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


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