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Witch It Review

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Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Witch It is a game where you play a witch or a hunter. The witches run and hide in the village and can turn into every-day items. Transforming into these props in such a way as they look like part of the world is key to hiding. Observing the placement and appearance of everything in the world serves the hunters to find each hiding witch.

It's based on the "prop hunt" idea that players have invented in other games (like Minecraft), where you hide by becoming something in the world. Each map is filled with an ever-expanding number of props that witches can disguise themselves as, from large items of furniture to small foods and fruits.

Hide & Seek mode is where the hunters have to find all the witches to win the game. Mobification mode is where found witches turn into hunters and join the hunt. Hunt a Hag mode is where skills are disabled for both teams and hunters can only use their melee weapon. Fill a Pot mode is where witches need to fill cauldrons and Hunters must prevent them from doing so.

This is out on PC already and coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 shortly.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Rating: PEGI 12+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+

Release Date: 31/05/2017

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action and Simulation

Developer: @BarrelRollDev

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 2 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play this with 16 players online. Each match is with up to 16 players online. You can make your own private matches for just friends to play.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.
 
You will need Xbox Live Gold (must be 18 to create, then configure family accounts for younger players) to play online with Xbox One.
 
You will need PlayStation Plus (must be 18 to create, then create sub-accounts for younger players who need be set as 13 or older) to play online with PlayStation 4.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Game not yet rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 12+ and ESRB EVERYONE 10+.

Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.


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