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58 Great Games Like Carto

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Carto and have found the following:

Carto is an adventure puzzle game that is unusual in letting you rearrange the map tiles while you are playing. This enables you to access new areas of the world previously impossible to get to. This can be as simple as redirecting a river out of your way, or as complex as arranging a series of landscape features to trigger a magical item.

Unfortunately, Carto is not available on Android, Mac or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 27/10/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Puzzle, Traversal (Adventure and Brain Game)

Accessibility: 30 features

Developer: Sunhead Games (@SunheadGames)

Costs: Purchase cost

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16 Video Games Like Carto Based on Genre

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3 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than Carto

If you like the sound of Carto but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Carto Accessibility Report.
 

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