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Ghost Of A Tale Review
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 10 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Ghost of a Tale is a swashbuckling adventure where you, as plucky rat Tilo, take on a rich world of evil creatures. It’s another game full of lore and backstory, although here it is medieval darkness rather than technological apocalypse. The work of a stand-alone developer, it offers a unique vision of this kind of fantasy and one that is well executed.

It's set in a medieval world inhabited by several species of anthropomorphic animals: mice, rats, frogs, crabs, badgers, hawks, spiders, leeches, magpies and various undead creatures. There has been a cataclysmic event and the mouse kingdom sent an envoy to save their home by revealing the weaknesses of others. But it was the rat army who rose up to finally defeat the entity becoming the heroes of the war.

As a mouse stuck in a dungeon at the start of the game, you must escape and then play your part in putting things right in the world.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 13/03/2018, updated in 2019

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Open World, Role-Playing and Stealth

Developer: Seith CG (@SeithCG)

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 10 hours and 13 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Ghost Of A Tale usually costs £19.99 to £22.49.
 

Ghost Of A Tale

XBox Store Xbox One £19.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £19.99
Switch Store Switch £22.49
Steam Store PC Free

EA Play Pro

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

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game was rated PEGI 12 for frequent scenes of mild violence. Violence is mild but can be realistic in places and consists mainly of Tilo fending off attacks from armed rats, large spiders and flaming rat skeletons as he goes about his quests. Blood and bodies are shown but there are no graphic injuries visible.

AccessibilityAccessibility

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

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