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Cozy Grove Review

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Posted: 5 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.


Cozy Grove is a life-simulation where you camp on a hand-drawn island. You play a scout and explore the ever changing island's forest to find secrets and help the local ghosts. Like Animal Crossing, but

It has a children's story-book look, but is a surprisingly layered and engaging experience. You soon discover different ghost bears on the island who need your help coming to terms with their past before they can pass on to a peaceful afterlife

Like Animal Crossing, around the narrative and help-tasks it's a collectathon game. Each resident you meet gives you tasks like scavenging and crafting specific items. More than the usual grind though, these quests are more like hidden-object challenges where you root through the dense flora and fauna to find what you are looking for.

Cleverly, the game ensures these tasks never get overwhelming. You can play at your own pace, checking in with the game at different times of the day to discover new items. Once you are done you can put your feet up and wait until tomorrow for your next tasks.

The combination of beautiful, ever-changing landscapes, dozens of memorable characters with extensive stories, loads of animals to collect and the substantial main story, Cozy Grove is a game with a lot to offer.

DetailsGame Details


Release Date: 19/03/2021

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS Apple Arcade

Genres: Narrative, Open World, Puzzle, Role-Playing, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: @SpryFox


Duration: This game will take between 40 hours and 60 hours to complete. For those who want to see and solve everything, it's a game that can take a long time. Although, this is spread out over a long period as the game limits how much you can do in a day with its real-time clock.
Players: This is a single player game.


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

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3+.

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

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. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more about system accessibility settings.

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