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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 4 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

KeyWe is a puzzle game where you control two Kiwi birds running a postal service. At first the jobs are simple but as you complete more missions they start to become more complex. These tasks range from typing out telegrams, sending urgent messages and shipping mail to make sure the mail is flowing.

You play by using your Kiwi character to press letters and spell out letters, carrying and fetching items, stamping letters. It's a little like Overcooked with different tasks slowly racking up. Like that game, each level's location is also different that leads to other challenges and new postal contraptions.

You can customise your Kiwi by changing the colour of its feathers and through unlocking accessories like hats and face-ware. As you play you pass through the different seasons, meaning that you will start to encounter wether hazards make it increasingly hard to do jobs such as winds and thunderstorms make sending messages difficult.

You can play with a friend online or locally. This means that each player chooses a job to do and co-ordinates this with what the partner does to be effective. It's a nice communication challenge with logical thinking, spelling and puzzles woven into the fabric of the postal-themed experience.

"We want KeyWe to be an experience that is warm, lighthearted that you can play with a friend or on your own," said the developers. It's is planned for a release in 2021 on PC.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 31/08/2021

Price: 50% off

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1-2 (2 online)

Genres: Action, Brain Game and Puzzle

Developer: Stone Wheat (@StoneWheat)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 2 hours and 5 hours to play a round of this game. Depending on how quickly you finish each shift will impact the duration of each round.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room or as a 2-player online game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Skill Rating

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Because you can play co-operatively this works well with younger players than you may expect. The spelling, puzzle and posting mechanics work well for youngsters. You need to also chop and combine words to solve some puzzles.

Account Rating

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.

CostsCosts

KeyWe usually costs £19.99. 

KeyWe

There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

AccessibilityAccessibility


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

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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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