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Baba is You Review
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Posted: 23 months ago, last updated 3 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Baba is You requires some lateral thinking. Each level is controlled by rules written on the screen, such as ‘Lava is Hot’, ‘Wall is Stop’ and ‘Flag is Move’. By moving the words around with your pixilated character, you subvert the level’s logic to your advantage.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 13/03/2019

Platforms: Mac, PC and Switch

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibility: 9 features

Developer: ES Adevlog (@ESAdevlog)


Duration: This game will take between 5 hours and 8 hours to complete.
Players: This is a single player game.


Baba is You usually costs £11.29.

Baba is You

Switch Store Switch £11.29
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. On the PC and Mac, you can purchase the soundtrack. This is included for free in the Definitive Edition.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

9+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Children need to be able to think flexibly and creatively to solve some of the logic problems. It also involves some reading.


There is some reading in the game, including the puzzle words which are sometimes low contrast to the background.

You can remap the controls and adjust how long you have to hold a key or button for it to repeat. You can apply two buttons to each game action.

Turn on visual movement grid. Disable wobble effect. You can Force high-contrast colours. You can enable a zoom mode to magnify the screen.
Our Baba is You Accessibility Report documents 9 accessibility features:

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