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Video GameSokoChess Review
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Posted: 4 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

SokoChess is a puzzle about pushing chess pieces into place. You use your white pieces to push the black pieces to their destination, but must avoid being taken as you do it. It's an unusual take on Sokoban block-pushing puzzles, not least because your abilities depend in which chess piece you start with.

You play by selecting one of your pieces and then moving it in accordance with chess rules. Here though, you aim to push the other pieces into specific destinations rather than take them. To do this takes considerable care and circumnavigation to avoid being taken by other pieces.

Things start simply but soon ramp up. You have to be careful where you end your move as the other pieces attack in the same way as a traditional chess game. However, this isn't always a bad thing if you have your other pieces ready to then push them into place.

The result is a head-scratching 70 levels of puzzling fun. You can always undo any mistakes or just skip a level you are stuck on. It's unique and works surprisingly well, showing the enduring versatility of chess pieces moves.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 12/08/2022

Price: 20% off

Platforms: PC

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Brain Game, Puzzle and Traversal

Developer: Daisy Games 3 (@DaisyGames3)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

13+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Although younger children may enjoy this, the level of complexity and relation to Chess make it better for teenagers.

CostsCosts

SokoChess usually costs £3.99. 

SokoChess

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 SokoChess Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@DaisyGames3) 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.

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