The Wild At Heart Review
Posted: 5 months ago, last updated 10 weeks ago.
You play as 12-year-old loner Wake, who spends most of his days alone, holed up in his room busying himself tinkering with self-made inventions and getting lost in video games to escape the complications of his troubled home life. He runs away with his best friend Kirby and they unwittingly stumble into another world, full of magical creatures.
The game is set in a hand-drawn sequestered world rich with centuries and full of lore. Woods, caves, coastline and ancient shrines, all full of puzzles to be solved and secrets waiting to be uncovered.
As you progress you discover more places to go and gather rare resources that enable you to build new structures, items, and earn upgrades. But it's the gang of Spriteling creatures that really help. Their unique abilities combine with your trusty vacuum to take on all manner of enemies.
You can switch the control for vacuuming in the game from the mouse to the Shift key, which can be useful for players using trackpads or mouse inputs without double click.
You can turn off the way the text in the game jiggles and shakes to provide tone of speech. You can change the size of the elements used to attract the player's attention, which can be useful for low-vision players.
Text in the game is generally clear but some of the item descriptions have a lot of dense text that is smaller and can be hard to read.
Our The Wild At Heart Accessibility Report documents 17 accessibility features:
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