This game is rated PEGI 12+
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
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Closed Hands Review
Posted: 5 months ago.
You can choose what order to read the story in, and which characters to follow. This includes reading emails, exploring files, replaying conversations, finding secrets. As you progress you build understanding of the complex effect extremism has on people's perceptions of cultures and communities. Prejudices and racism that exist in the moments after an attack in many communities will be explored in this game, as will the tabloid and media reaction to sensitivity and empathy to those affected.
Not yet rated, the game includes swear words that would likely result in a PEGI 12 and ESRB TEEN rating. Although the game is about terror attack, this is not graphically depicted or written about directly. The game focuses on the events around this rather than the event itself.
Parents and carers will want to play the game themselves to judge whether younger players are mature enough to understand, process and cope with the subject matter.
There is a lot of reading in the text. As a whole there's 130,000 words, although this is split into 6 characters that can be engaged with separately.
There isn't remapping but it's a mouse controlled game and you can use any mouse button to trigger an action.
Our Closed Hands Accessibility Report details 26 accessibility features:
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