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The Falconeer Review

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Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 13 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and @AntHaigh.

OverviewOverview

The Falconeer is an action game where you play a pilot who flies a weaponised falcon through dramatic locations. You battle the rivalling factions to uncover the secrets of long-forgotten gods and ancestors. Although the game-play is all flying and shooting there is a wide variety of enemies, rival falconeers, airships, beetles, manta rays and dragon weavers.

The environment is beautiful and has both weather and daylight cycle. As you spend time fighting in battles and exploring the world seemingly shifts. You can go on missions by flying to various locations, as well as upgrade the capabilities of your falcon along the way.

You take on missions for your faction and earn currency to upgrade your falcon. This enables you to be more resilient to particular attacks and take on bigger enemies. Bigger bounties are awarded for harder missions, alongside the grind of daily patrols to keep your border safe.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 12+, ESRB TEEN

Release Date: 10/11/2020

Platforms: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action and Shooting

Developer: @TheFalconeer

CommitmentCommitment

Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

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

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12+ for Bad Language.

ESRB TEEN for fantasy violence and blood.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:

Difficulty

How you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Select Difficulty: Select difficulty from a range of presets.

Assistance

View Control Mapping: You can view a map of controls during play.

Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials, instructions and tips.

Reading

How much reading or listening comprehension is required, and how accessible this is.

Simple Minimal Reading: Minimal reading is required.

Controls

How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Multiple Buttons & Two Sticks: Can play with multiple buttons and two sticks.

Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.

System Settings

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. Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games. 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.

Supported by PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors: @AntHaigh


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