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Rainswept Review

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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 4 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Rainswept is an adventure game where you investigate a murder with the themes of love, relationships and unresolved trauma.

You are Detective Michael Stone, assisting local police with a seemingly simple case. A couple is found dead in their kitchen. The locals believe it to be a case of suicide. You slowly discover the truth by talking to the locals, exploring and investigating the town, interviewing suspects and reliving the victims' memories.

It's a game with writing and storytelling to match the mature themes. With surreal 2D art it constructs a narrative that is both intriguing and unnerving. But this is a story you have to uncover as you interact with the town full of characters with deep backstories, distinct personalities and a whole lot of opinions.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 18

Release Date: 01/02/2019

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Point-and-Click

Developer: @frostwood_int

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 5 hours and 6 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Rainswept usually costs £7.99 to £8.99.
 

Rainswept

Xbox One £8.39
PS4 £7.99
Switch £8.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 18 for Extreme Violence, Strong Language.

ESRB MATURE 17+ for Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Violence, Use of Alcohol And Tobacco.

AccessibilityAccessibility

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

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