Myst Review

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Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer, @gweronimo, Rich Adams and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Myst is a classic video game graphic adventure. Published in 1983, and selling over six million copies, it pre-dates many modern adventure games and created a new genre for gaming. Exploring by clicking in the world to move, you use a special book to travel to the island of Myst and solve puzzles to access four other worlds, which reveal the backstory of the game's characters.

You can interact with specific objects on some screens by clicking them. Some items can be picked up and carried to use in different locations, as well as journal pages which provide backstory. To finish the game your aim is to explore the whole island and be transported to each of the "Ages". As you do this, you discover a story told without words, ahead of its time.

This classic game has been re-released and re-imagined on several platforms over the years, and is now available in 3 different variants:
  • Myst: Masterpiece Edition (closest to the original)
  • realMyst: Masterpiece Edition (fully explorable in 3D)
  • Myst (newest edition in full 3D, with VR support)

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 01/01/1983

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, DS, Mac, PC, PSP and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @CyanWorlds

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 6 hours and 10 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Myst usually costs £3.99 to £8.99.
 

Myst

2DS|3DS £8.99

Myst Psp

PS Vita £7.99

Mystic Fate

PS4 £3.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

RealMyst version is Rated PEGI 7 for implied violence and fear.
 
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.

AccessibilityAccessibility

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

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