Disc Room Review

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Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.

Author: @EamonGaudio and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Disc Room is an action survival game set in a sprawling intergalactic slaughterhouse. You are a scientist from the future exploring the facility and must get through each room that is filled with sharp discs by running and dodging. You have special abilities that you can call on to help.

As you progress, new abilities are unlocked to further ease the intentionally difficult game. You solve puzzles, survive the rooms, and further the story. Disc Room is a difficult game that like other "bullet hell" games, requires quick thinking and sharp reactions to play. You will die many times but there are settings to help you.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 22/10/2020

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Action and Puzzle

Accessibility: 30 features

Developer: @DevolverDigital

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 4 hours and 8 hours to complete. You can speed run through the game or take your time to explore every aspect of the map. If you wish to complete every challenge and unlock everything the game may take up to 14 hours.

The game progression is on a room-by-room basis meaning in less than a few minutes per room can progress you through the story.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Disc Room usually costs £13.49.
 

Disc Room

Switch £13.49
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

PEGI 16+ for Strong Violence.

ESRB TEEN for blood and violence.

AccessibilityAccessibility

There are multiple difficulty adjustments like the overall speed of the game, speed of discs, warnings where traps and discs will spawn, and even the ability to unlock locations and comics to continue the story. There is a setting to change the direction the discs will spin (clockwise or counterclockwise).

Disc Room involves dying a lot, if comic blood is not desired you can turn it off, change the colour of the blood, or turn the blood into confetti. There are areas of the map with Darkness which changes the colour of the screen, this can be changed from a list of preset colours.

You can make the game Low Pressure through settings to slow down game speed, the speed of various game objects as well as the ability to skip rooms and unlock the story without needing to "beat" a room. Makes this an interesting mix of exuberant game that's also low cognitive load if you like.
 
Our Disc Room Accessibility Report details 30 accessibility features:

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