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Posted: 4 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Bugsnax is a whimsical adventure where you track, trick, catch and eat anthropomorphic food in all shapes and sizes. But as you literally become what you eat. It's silly puzzling fun from the creators of Octodad.

You play a newspaper reporter exploring an island to write about the edible bugs. While there you discover that Megafig has gone missing. To solve the mystery you explore Snaktooth Island to trying capture different species of Bugsnax using a wide range of contraptions. Some use bait to lure Bugsnax creatures, others are traps that spring shut while others are a laser light for them to chase.

There are over 100 Bugsnak species to capture and eat, which can result in literally 1000's of transformation combinations. But you have to find the right contraptions and bait to outsmart each creature. This takes you on through the different locations that offer habitat to ever stranger animals.

"We are what we eat," says the narrator, and it seems with the apparent disappearance of the island ranger, that this might actually be true in this world. It's up to you to track down and reunite the inhabitants of Snaxburg.

DetailsDetails

Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+

Release Date: 12/11/2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

Genres: Creative, Puzzle and Simulation.

 

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CommitmentCommitment

Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 7 for mild violence.

ESRB EVERYONE 10+

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

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). PlayStation 5 has a range of system-wide accessibility settings... read more about system accessibility settings.


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