Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 9 months ago.
Author: Andrea Walney, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.
The game starts off pretty straightforward, and you will progress quickly through the first few levels, but it gets a lot harder. For some screens you will need patience and in others frantic button pressing.
The result is an unusual, quick challenge with a quirky sense of humour. You are aiming to complete all 20 levels as quickly as possible, but some may have you scratching your head for quite a while. The last level is unlike the others, and is a mini adventure in a dungeon. So lots of variety to keep everyone interested.
Release Date: 26/07/2020, updated in 2021
Platforms: PS4 and PS5
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Genres: Action, Traversal (Puzzle and Simulation)
Accessibility: 19 features
Components: 2D Side-On
Developer: 800 Pixel Gorilla (@800PixelGorilla)
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7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.
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Press X to Puzzle
This is an unusual "subscription" as you only need to purchase the Dreams game once on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, then you can access all the games for free.
You need to purchase Dreams to play the game on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5. Once you have Dreams the game itself is free via the about link.
You will need to hold buttons, press buttons quickly. However, it also uses the motion sensor for some puzzles which require you to tilt or shake the controller.
The subtitles are generally large and clear, although occasionally some use a different font that is harder to read on specific levels.
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