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Temple of Sun and Moon (Dreams) Review
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Posted: 9 weeks ago.

Author: @LadyLexUK and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Temple of Sun and Moon is a running and jumping game with a puzzle element. This is set in an ancient temple dedicated to the gods of the sun and the moon. Collect 25 coins to complete the game, however some coins are easier to get to than others, and some seem impossible. After getting to the end of the level you are given special powers to change the world from day to night and back again. The temple changes configuration for each time zone. Use your power to reach the coins you could not reach before, and open up new areas.

Play involves jumping and double jumping. To progress you must avoid the hazards or be flung at the screen in a Tom & Jerry style cartoon animation. There are plenty of checkpoints to aid you through the level. The complexity (and fun) comes in when you receive the power to change from day to night.

Flip backwards and forwards with the L1 and R1 buttons to make platforms appear and disappear and doorways open or close. Some of the coins are difficult to collect and require some dexterity with the controller as you pulse between the two states.

Temple of Sun and Moon is a beautifully realised game with great jungle music and eye catching colourful graphics that are chunky and cute. The time swapping adds a unique puzzle element that makes this game more difficult than it initially appears.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 31/08/2020, updated in 2020

Platforms: PS4 and PS5

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Accessibility: 16 features

Developer: Frodo Fraggins (@FrodoFraggins)

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 10 minutes and half an hour to complete. Time to complete will depend on skill. If you aim to collect every coin, play can last considerably longer.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Temple of Sun and Moon

Dreams Store PS4 Free

Dreams

Dreams Store PS5 Free

Dreams

 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'. You need to purchase Dreams to play the game on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5. Once you have Dreams the game itself is free via the about link.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.
 
User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.

Skill Rating

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

Account Rating

Account required for online play that has 7 years old as minimum age. You must be 7 years old to have a PSN account, which is required to play Dreams. To set this up you need permission from a parent or guardian. Unless the parent or guardian specify not to restrict Network Features | Communication and User-Generated Content, or make an exception for Dreams they will only be able to access games and assets created by Media Molecule (rather than games made by the community).

AccessibilityAccessibility

Although colour is used to indicate which time-zone you are in, there are also visual indicators such as the presence of a sun or moon in the sky that also indicate the change.

The game does not save your progress between sessions. Checkpoints only work during a single session.
 
Our Temple of Sun and Moon Accessibility Report documents 16 accessibility features:

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