Beyond: Two Souls Review

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Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer, @JonahMonaghan and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Beyond: Two Souls is from the same developer as Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain. Although not a series, they follow a similar style and approach. They provide a filmic interactive experience of a story that branches in substantial ways depending on your choices and interactions.

While other games offer a similar branching style, these are more dramatic in their storytelling and how substantially you can change the outcome. The game follows three key characters. It's possible that one or more of these can die, immediately cutting whole swathes of the story.

Beyond: Two souls is about a teenager, Jodie, who discovers she has a supernatural power. It focused on employing movie actors in the main roles. Jodie is portrayed by actress Ellen Page. Willem Dafoe co-stars as Nathan Dawkins, a researcher in the Department of Paranormal Activity and Jodie's surrogate-father-figure.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 08/10/2013, updated in 2019

Platforms: PC, PS3 and PS4

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Developer: @Quantic_Dream

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 11 hours and 14 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Beyond: Two Souls usually costs £10.99 to £24.99. 

Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls Demo

PS3 Free
 
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. The "Advanced Experiments" additional chapter can be purchased for PlayStation 3 but is included with PlayStation 4 and PC version.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

PEGI 16+ with frequent moderate violence and occasional strong bad language. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: The game contains realistic looking violence with injuries and blood. The game also contains occasional use of the word ‘*!@?*’.

In one level the player can wander over to a knife and choose to commit suicide. The player then must reconfirm this twice by button presses. Eventually she will put the knife on her wrist drawing a small dot of blood. However, no further injury occurs.
 
This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our Beyond: Two Souls Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Quantic_Dream) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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