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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

In Mutazione you play as a 15-year-old girl visiting her grandfather on a faraway island inhabited by friendly but mutated villagers. By finding seeds, tending to gardens and talking to people, you uncover a tightly knit web of characters with unrequited love, hidden trauma and difficult memories. By tending to the people as well as the gardens, you nudge the island towards processing its losses.

During the course of the game, you create and nurture your own garden. You gather seeds to plant in gardens to help heal the community around you. This reconnection to nature substantiates and undergirds the family reconciliation running through the narrative.

You can play this aspect of the game on its own if you wish in the Garden mode. Each plant carries the song of a specific instrument; those instruments are bound together into moods. Planting gardens that align with those moods will help you accomplish your narrative goal, as you build beautiful procedural ambient compositions.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 23/09/2019

Platforms: Mac, PS4 and iOS

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Adventure, Creative and Narrative

Developer: Gute Fabrik (@GuteFabrik)

 

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DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 6 hours and 10 hours to complete.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has received a PEGI 7 because it features pictures or sounds likely to be scary to young children. Not suitable for persons under 7 of age. This game contain psychedelic scenes with characters, elements, and sound effects that would likely scare young children.

Skill Rating

11+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. The narrative and character focus of the game make this good for those happy to do some reading. You also need to be able to interpret what characters need. To get the most out the story some maturity helps understand the tensions in play.

CostsCosts

Mutazione usually costs £14.99 to £16.74.
 

Mutazione

XBox Store Xbox One £16.74
PlayStation Store PS4 £14.99
Steam Store PC £15.99
Switch Store Switch £16.19
App Store Mac £15.99
App Store iOS Free

Apple Arcade

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

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Mutazione Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@GuteFabrik) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

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

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