This game is rated PEGI 12
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Set in a fictionalised Virginia in 1992, you and your partner, special agent Maria Halperin, travel from location to location interacting with characters and potential clues in the environment. However, as you look into the disappearance of Lucas Fairfax, your trust of your partner is tested. And there's unnerving supernatural goings on.
Along with the film-like pacing and visuals, Virginia is unusual for its omission of any dialogue. Instead, Virginia tells its story through the physicality of characters and the world you pass through.
What results is a game that creates space for thinking and observation. Like Dale Bartholomew Cooper from Twin Peaks, your investigation runs on intuition and instinct rather than puzzle solving and reason that other games often resort to. Here you proceed by letting yourself get wrapped up in the world of Virginia which, at the same time, is to get lost in someone else's head.
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Release Date: 22/11/2016
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Genres: Adventure and Narrative
Rated PEGI 12 for depictions of minor realistic violence towards humans. The game also features (hand) gestures that could be regarded as offensive. In one scene, someone raises their middle finger towards another person. Other scenes feature mild violence, with characters being pushed over or slapped in the face. The game features drug references. For instance, your character finds a room filled with paraphenalia such as a hookah pipe and a bottle marked LSD. She is also seen ingesting an unidentified substance which results in a hallucination.
ESRB MATURE 17+ for Violence, Suggestive Themes, Use of Drugs and Alcohol
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