Gone Home Review
Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Rating: PEGI 16+, ESRB MATURE 17+
Release Date: 15/08/2013, updated in 2016
This game is free with Origin Access.
This game has been rated PEGI 16+.Contains frequent use of strong language. The examiner's report expands this rating with the following: 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.
This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.
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