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Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale Review
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Posted: 5 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Cook-Out is a strategy game where you are preparing food in a restaurant kitchen. Like Overcooked, you need to make the different dishes, wash up and serve customers. Unliked Overcooked, you aren't pressing buttons but performing the cutting, brushing, squirting actions in virtual reality.

Play involves checking which order is next, finding and preparing the ingredients and combining them on the plate. This would be calm and simple if it weren't for the volume and veracity of the onslaught of orders.

The fun and chaos are expanded as you play with up to three other players. You must not only deal with your own dishes but help friends get ingredients and complete their plates too. This turns the challenge from one of dexterity and efficiency to one of communication (and quite often shouting) like Space Team.

There's more depth here than you might expect. You progress through increasingly hectic levels. There's a campaign mode with multiple stages and objectives on each level. This gives you a reason to not only laugh and shout but perfect your play to gain a higher score and unlock later levels.

This is all wrapped up in a fairytale aesthetic all its own. It's like you are running a cafe in the middle of some mystical wood with mad top hat-wearing rabbits, wolfs and king lions coming for food.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 20/04/2021

Platforms: PC

Genres: Action, Physically Active, Puzzle and Strategy

Developer: Resolution Game (@ResolutionGame)

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game. Each player needs either Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Windows Mixed Reality hardware.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

9+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@ResolutionGame) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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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