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A Plague Tale: Innocence Review


Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


A Plague Tale: Innocence follows Amicia and her little brother Hugo as they use stealth to escape soldiers and swarms of rats. Against the stark threat and darkness of the world, the sibling relationship develops as the two learn to trust one another. This plight of the innocent is extended as the pair call on other children to help them on their way.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 18+

Release Date: 14/05/2019

Price: 75% off

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibilty: 2 features

Developer: @AsoboStudio



Duration: This game will take between 10 hours and 13 hours to complete.
Players: This is a single player game.


A Plague Tale: Innocence usually costs £44.99. 

A Plague Tale: Innocence

This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. "Coats of Arms" content offers alternative outfits for a small cost.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.


This game is rated PEGI 18 due to scenes of extreme violence and strong language. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: Violence varies from strong to extreme with scenes of people being consumed alive by rats, leaving half-eaten corpses with their entrails scattered across the floor. Characters can be hit over the head with rocks, stabbed, shot with arrows and even impaled on swords and spears. Blood and gore effects are shown throughout including close up scenes of people who have been hung, tortured or burned alive at the stake.

Moderate swearing and strong language occur frequently and includes words such as ‘*!@?*’, ‘*!@?*’, ‘*!@?*’, ‘*!@?*’, ‘*!@?*’, ‘*!@?*’ and the word ‘*!@?*’ and its derivatives.


Our A Plague Tale: Innocence Accessibilty Review details 2 accessibility features:


Reading Level: Moderate Reading
Subtitles: Large Clear Subtitles

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