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The Walk Review

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Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 7 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

The Walk is an adventure you play by walking in the real world. A device detonates in Inverness station, and you have a package that could save the world. To stay alive, you’ll need to walk the length of the UK.

As you walk each day in the real world (any route you like) you can navigate the in-game map and discover side-missions. In this way you progress the story, save the world and have a compelling reason for going for regular walks. The mystery unfolds as you slowly work out who set off that bomb. The adventure takes you hundreds of walking miles through 65 episodes and 800 minutes of audio.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 11/12/2013

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Physically Active

Developer: Six To Start (@SixToStart)

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 15 minutes and 45 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. You can play the first five episodes for free. Buy the 60 by subscribing to the Abel Runner's Club for £5.99 month or £33.99 a year.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 for strong violence.

AccessibilityAccessibility

The game adjusts its difficulty based on individual fitness levels.

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