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Metamorphosis Review
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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 9 weeks ago.

Author: @gweronimo, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Metamorphosis is a surrealist adventure game about a man turned into a small insect. It's inspired by Franz Kafka books. From a first-person view you run, jump and climb around in unusual ways on your insect legs, meet bizarre characters and solve puzzles.

Along with the shift in scale, the game also plays tricks with you from early on, with things like paintings that shift when you get closer. As you progress you find a story about trying to make sense of your transformation into a bug and whether it's reversible, while also helping your friend who is stuck in a bureaucratic nightmare after being wrongly accused and arrested.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 12/08/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Platform and Puzzle

Developer: Ovid Works (@OvidWorks)


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Duration: This game will take between 3 hours and 5 hours to complete.
Players: This is a single player game.


Metamorphosis usually costs £19.99 to £22.49.


PlayStation Store PS4 £19.99
Switch Store Switch £22.49

Metamorphosis: Xbox Edition

XBox Store Xbox One £20.99
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 for Mild Swearing.


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

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