Framed (Series)

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Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS

Genres: Action, Narrative, Platform and Puzzle

Released: November 2014, updated in 2018. Added to this library 4 weeks ago.

Overview

Framed is a puzzle adventure where you re-arrange panels of an animated comic book to change the outcome and timeline of the story. With a noir-detective look, the puzzles start simply but soon get complex.

You control questionable characters as they sneak through dark alleys and buildings in an effort to avoid the authorities and other obstacles. The goal of each level is to arrange the comic story panel elements so that you can are not caught by the police. This means you adjust the order, position and timing of the comic to sneak past, avoid, or knock out their would-be captors.

  • Framed (2014) on iOS and Android
  • Framed 2 (2015) on iOS and Android
  • Framed Collection (2018) including both games on Switch and PC.

Tip

This game is good if you want to manipulate time to win or take on baddies with fists and guns.

Commitment

Duration: This game will take between 1 and a half hours and 2 hours to complete. Framed and Framed 2 take a couple of hours each. The collection will take 4 hours or so.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

Costs

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

This game is free on Android, including any in-game purchases and without adverts, on Google Play Pass.

Ratings

Framed 2 is rated PEGI 12 for moderate violence. The first Framed game and the Framed Collection has stronger violence and is rated PEGI 16.

Framed, Framed 2 and Framed Collection are all ESRB rated TEEN for Blood, Use of Tobacco, Violence.

Accessibility

System settings: Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. 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. 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.


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