Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Everyone you meet is a playable character. They all have their own joyful and often weird character. You need to use each of them in particular ways to solve problems. These tasks are more strange and absurd that really challenging.
It's a game that older players will enjoy for how strange it is, but younger players will be more likely to overlook the absurd nature of it all. Wattam is its own thing, something that youngsters will revel in.
It's charm and design over form or content. It's all tied together with music that changes as you interact with characters. It's part fever-dream and part children's program (think Magic Roundabout).
Rating: PEGI 3+, ESRB EVERYONE
Release Date: 11/06/2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4.
The ESRB rating this game EVERYONE 10+ for crude humour, mild cartoon violence: Some unlockable characters include a toilet and “poo coils,” with character descriptions that read, “Although it's hard to show in a video game, super poops are at least twice as smelly as poopies.” One still-image sequence shows a character sitting/straining on a toilet; flatulence sound effects are heard throughout the game.
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping)... read more about system accessibility settings.
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