Gone Home Review
Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 3 days ago.
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Skill Rating: 15+ year-olds
Release Date: 15/08/2013, updated in 2016
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Genres: Narrative and Puzzle
Contains frequent use of strong language. This is a first-person game in which the player’s character searches her home for clues as to what has happened to the occupants. There are lots of interactive items which can be read to assist in the search, others include audio cassette tapes. These can be placed in a cassette machine and played. The tapes contains songs which contain the use of the sexual expletive ‘*!@?*’ and derivations of the word.
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 15+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. Players need a mature understanding of family issues, gender and related topics. It's not a challenge in terms of puzzle-solving skill but requires grown-up processing to enjoy the story.
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