Night in the Woods Review

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Posted: 19 months ago, last updated 10 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Night in the Woods follows college dropout Mae Borowski returning home to the crumbling former mining town of Possum Springs. But the place is different now her friends have grown and changed. There’s something suspicious happening in the nearby woods. Investigating reveals not only a mysterious cult but Mae’s broken friendships and dissociation from life.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 10/01/2017, updated in 2017

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @NightInTheWoods

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 9 hours and 16 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Night in the Woods usually costs £16.74 to £18.99.
 

Night in the Woods

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

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12 for mild bad language. The examiner's report expands this rating with the following: The game features frequent use of mild bad language with characters using the words “*!@?*”, “*!@?*” and “ass” in dialogue. The game also contains scenes with characters drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes. In one section the player character drinks beer at a party and becomes drunk, all her dialogue becomes slurred and she stumbles around before feeling sick.
 
This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.

AccessibilityAccessibility

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

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