The Walk

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Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Physically Active

Released: December 2013. Added to this library 5 weeks ago.

Overview

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.

 
This game is good if you want to exercise without realising it or solve a mystery.

Commitment

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

Costs

This game is free to start playing. 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.

Ratings

Rated PEGI 16 for strong violence.

ESRB TEEN for violence, blood, language.

Accessibility

The game adjusts its difficulty based on individual fitness levels.

System settings: Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more.


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