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Video GameJust Pogo (Dreams) Review
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Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Just Pogo is a jumping game you control with one button. You are a man on a pogo stick and must get to the exit in each of the 18 levels. The quirk of the challenge is that you not only control the game with one button, but that button rotates your character, rather than making them jump. The result is a surprisingly complex physics-based platform puzzle that requires ingenuity and skill to complete.

"Might classify as a rage game," the developer states. This is true, although it's as much a game about patience and the ability to persevere. Because your pogo character is an uneven shape you can make contact with the floor and walls to propel yourself at different angles.

The result is a game that's simple to play and great fun to compete against each other in the family.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 28/07/2020, updated in 2020

Price: Free

Platforms: PS4 and PS5

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Platform, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibility: 1 feature

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 2 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game. Rounds get harder and each takes longer than the last (unless you get lucky).
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players may get frustrated, but those with patience and perseverace will love it.

Account Rating

Account required for online play that has 7 years old as minimum age. You must be 7 years old to have a PSN account, which is required to play Dreams. To set this up you need permission from a parent or guardian. Unless the parent or guardian specify not to restrict Network Features | Communication and User-Generated Content, or make an exception for Dreams they will only be able to access games and assets created by Media Molecule (rather than games made by the community).

CostsCosts

Just Pogo

Dreams Store PS5 Free
Dreams Store PS4 Free
This game is free to play. There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.
 
This is an unusual "subscription" as you only need to purchase the Dreams game once on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, then you can access all the games for free.

AccessibilityAccessibility


Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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