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Night in the Woods Review

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Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 11 weeks 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

Rating: PEGI 12+

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

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, 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

 
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.

 

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.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We don't know of any accessibility settings for this game.

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