Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE
Release Date: 02/11/2016, updated in 2018
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.
This game is rated PEGI 7 and is suitable for persons of 7 years of age and older. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: This game was rated PEGI 7 because of violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to fantasy or mythical beings and creatures and pictures or sounds likely to be scary to young children.
How you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.
Reaction-time Not Critical: Individual game actions don’t need quick reactions.
Low Pressure: Game tasks aren’t time-limited or with a high emphasis on performance. Or there is a low pressure play-mode available.
Save Anytime: The game automatically saves progress or you can save any time, and not lose progress.
How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.
Required inputs for the game, or that can be setup with remapping.
Multiple Buttons & Single Stick: Can play with multiple buttons and a stick.
Multiple Buttons & Two Sticks: Can play with multiple buttons and two sticks.
Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.
The following games are like Abzu. They address a similar topic or offer a similar way to play. They are good options to play next and also good alternatives to Abzu for younger age ratings.
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