Winding Worlds Review

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Posted: 6 months ago, last updated 3 months ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Winding Worlds is a colourful puzzle game played in a mythic world where you solve your way through the afterlife. The characters you meet don't always want to help, but you can help them deal with their problems and find peace. The puzzles are logic and visual conundrums the interplace with the story as they are solves.

Designed for all ages, the new game touches on life’s serious issues in approachable, light-hearted ways. Winding Worlds centres its story around Willow who’s hired by a cosmic snake to help clean up his passage into the afterlife. Along the journey through mythic worlds, Willow helps a diverse cast of lost souls find acceptance and move on from their lonely planets.

DetailsDetails

Rating: Not rated by PEGI or ESRB

Release Date: 14/05/2020

Platforms: iOS Apple Arcade

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

 

TipsTips

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 2 hours and 2 and a half hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Subscription: This game is free to play on iOS with Apple Arcade subscription. You can't play this on iOS without Apple Arcade.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated 9+ on App Store with 9+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Tap, slide and gesture the screen. Fine controls are required. Although the guides are small, you can gesture anywhere on the screen to manipulate puzzles.

Difficulty

How you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials, instructions and tips.

Reading

How much reading or listening comprehension is required, and how accessible this is.

Extensive Complex Reading: Extensive reading required.

Large Clear Subtitles: Subtitles are large and clear, or can be adjusted to be.

Controls

How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

One Motion Targeted: Play with touchscreen, tap and swipe or hold gesture.

Audio

How you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see.

Balance Audio Levels: Set music and game sound effects separately.

System Settings

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 about system accessibility settings.

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