Outer Wilds Review
Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.
It's a game that looks relatively predictable, but with each loop grows both in complexity and ambition of its theme. What starts off as a game about mystery and survival, in its iterative rebirth and life process, has the capacity to shed light on life, death and what it means to be human.
This game has received a PEGI 7 because it features mild violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to human-like characters and pictures or sounds likely to be scary to young children. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: The game features numerous lethal environmental hazards that can crush, suffocate and burn the player's character. There are various dark and eerie settings throughout the game, including a scary encounter with a menacing angler fish. This can be scary for young children.
ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for fantasy violence and alcohol reference.
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.
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