As part of our accessibility review, this page lists games that have been flagged with accessibility settings in the following areas.
Reading: Each of these games has been assessed for how much reading or listening comprehension is required, and how accessible this is. Each game offers the following accessibility features and settings:
Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Creative and Puzzle
Duration: Between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round.
Players: You can play with 8 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online.
Collapsus is a puzzle game where you match tiles. You rotate the screen to adjust which way is down, then tapping a single tiles makes it disappear. And vertical or horizontal lines with matching colours you create also disappear. Tapping a single tile...
The Kingdom of Istyald
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS
Genres: Adventure and Narrative
Duration: Between 45 minutes and 1 hour to complete.
Players: This is a single player game.
The Kingdom of Istyald is a text adventure that takes you on a strange journey while also introducing Fantasy as a literary genre. As you play you not only meet fantastic creatures but meet its main tropes: Elves, Dwarves, Warlocks, Dragons. Whether...
Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and iOS
Genres: Simulation and Strategy
Duration: Between 10 minutes and 20 minutes to complete.
Costs: Purchase cost.
Create an ordered, efficient underground train system. It sounds like hard work, but the simple Tube-map visuals, calm music, and streamlined interactions make this relaxing, like sudoku. Dip your toe in this strategy challenge and keep the system...
Genres: Creative, Simulation and Strategy
Duration: Between 10 hours and 20 hours to complete.
SimCity is a series of city-building game, created by Will Wright. Since their inception as educational experiences in 1989, the games have enabled players to design ambitious cities. The attraction is the open-ness of play, where you can let your...
Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Stadia, Web Browser, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Physically Active and Rhythm
Duration: Between 2 minutes and 6 minutes to play a round.
Players: You can play with 6 players in the same room and up to 64 players online.
Costs: Free-to-start. Season pass and in-game purchases.
Dancing in front of each other isn’t something we often do in families. Just Dance is released with new songs and features each year. It gets parents, carers, children and even grandparents off the couch and dancing along with the on-screen moves....
Platforms: Android and iOS
Genres: Action, Narrative, Puzzle and Role-Playing
Duration: Between 2 hours and 3 hours to complete.
This is a point and click adventure. You play young radio reporter Patricia who has just started her first job at a radio station. However, strange things are happening. Richard, her friend who got her the job has vanished and someone is tampering with...
Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS
Genres: Action, Simulation and Sports
Duration: Between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to complete.
Players: You can play with 12 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online.
12 Orbits is a tactical game where you control a small coloured ball by pressing a single button. When you are over the grey circles you press to orbit that circle, otherwise pressing the button will dodge.
Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Role-Playing
Duration: Between 45 minutes and 1 and a half hours to complete.
Ord. is an unusual text adventure. Rather than one grand story, you embark on a series of distinct quests. Whether it's defeating an evil warlock or creating your own world as a god, Ord tells stories through simple series of words and word associations...
Genres: Puzzle and Shooting
Duration: Between 1 minute and 5 minutes to play a round.
Blind Spot is a hidden target game. However you have to identify the location of the targets without any audio or visual clues. As you run your two fingers over the screen you are provided vibration feedback that increases as you home in on the two...
Platforms: Android, Web Browser and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Simulation and Strategy
Duration: Between 7 hours and 8 hours to complete.
Universal Paperclips is an adventure game about making paperclips. It sounds simple, but behind the incremental process of clicking a button to create these paperclips is a story about how the desire to make paperclips (or anything) if fully realised...
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and Web Browser
Genres: Narrative and Role-Playing
Grace's Diary is a role playing game where you play, Grace, who is concerned about her friend Natalie who's behaviour has changed since she started dating her current boyfriend. By experiencing the conversations first hand and making notes in your...
Genres: Action and Platform
Duration: Between 1 minute and 10 minutes to play a round.
Jumpy Wall is a game where you must climb up a shaft by jumping between two walls. As you progress you'll meet more obstacles that aim to kill your little pixel character. Wall jump from left to right to get higher and higher while avoiding spikes and...
Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Open World and Simulation
Duration: Between 6 hours and 7 hours to complete.
Costs: Free. In-game purchases.
Island Saver is action-adventure about cleaning up litter and goop to make money. It's created by Natwest with the aim of teaching children how to manage money. Unusually for a game with ideological ambitions, it's also a lot of fun.
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Web Browser and iOS
Duration: Between 1 and a half hours and 3 and a half hours to complete.
Empty is a minimalist puzzle game that teaches the value of simplicity in life. You rotate and interact with different vignettes to line up items with the same background colour. As you do this they disappear and the scene slowly empties.
Bury Me My Love
Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Turn-Based
Duration: Between 2 hours and 4 hours to complete.
Don’t be put off by the name and theme of this intriguing game, an adventure played by choosing responses in what looks like a messaging app. You take the role of the husband of a Syrian migrant travelling to Europe. As the game unfolds in real time,...
Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Platform
Duration: Between 4 hours and 6 hours to complete.
Gris is a platform game where you guide a young girl through a crumbling world. Through beautiful metaphoric landscapes and soaring music, the game touches on emotions of loss and longing but doesn’t resolve to a firm narrative. Although not hugely...
Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita
Genres: Action, Platform and Shooting
Duration: Between 7 hours and 9 hours to complete.
Downwell is a vertically scrolling platform game where you frantically shoot snail-like enemies to gain points and upgrades. You will die frequently, but that's part of the fun. Each go, you have a chance to learn from what went wrong last time as you...
Cookies Must Die
Genres: Fighting and Platform
Costs: Free. In-game 'loot box' purchases.
Cookies Must Die is a platform game where you fight mutant cookies. Your character is a genetically modified super human who now, thanks to the scientists, has the ability to hurl its self across the lab facility, aiming at foes and avoiding obstacles.
Platforms: Android, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and iOS
Costs: Purchase cost. In-game purchases.
Jetpack Joyride is a running, jumping and shooting game you play by just tapping the screen or button at the right time to control your jetpack. Your play a scientist who runs through each of the levels and must survive and get to the end.
To The Moon
Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle
Duration: Between 5 hours and 7 hours to complete.
To the Moon is a story-adventure following two doctors trying to fulfil a dying man's last wish to go to the moon. With only a few ways to interact with the game, you control the doctors, exploring and solving puzzles to reconstruct the dying man's...
Milkmaid of the Milky Way
Milkmaid of the Milky Way is a puzzle game where you play a milkmaid Ruth in a remote farm, who is kidnapped by a spaceship. It sounds strange, but what unfolds is a story about boredom, parental expectation and the desire for change.
Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney
Platforms: Android, Nintendo 2DS/3DS, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Puzzle and Role-Playing
Duration: Between 17 hours and 26 hours to complete.
Costs: Free-to-start. In-game purchases.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a courtroom murder mystery series where you piece together clues to challenge testimonies and uncover the truth. It’s like a visual novel, although you must interact with characters and evidence to progress.
Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | Series S and iOS
Genres: Action, Fighting, Open World and Shooting
Duration: Between 10 minutes and 20 minutes to play a round.
Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 100 players online.
Costs: Free-to-start. Season pass and in-game 'loot box' purchases.
Fortnite rose to popularity via its Battle Royale mode where 100 players fight against each other in online battles to the death. While they play, using shooting, evasion and building skills to survive, a storm is closing in to make the playable area...
Genres: Narrative and Platform
Spitkiss is a game where you control a ball of saliva around the dangerous interior of different organs. The spittle is the carrier of a message of love and hope between people, but it can only get there if you precisely aim and navigate the different...
The White Door
Genres: Adventure and Puzzle
The White Door is an adventure that you play by exploring each room, finding and interacting with items and people. Along with its unusual black and white visuals, The White Door is also notable for the topic of mental health and memory loss it takes on.
Genres: Adventure, Creative and Narrative
Duration: Between 4 hours and 5 hours to complete.
Penrose is a text adventure, where you don't only read the story and choose its next step, but can go back into the text to change it in all sorts of mind-bending ways. As the develop describes it, "Penrose is a non-linear narrative adventure game about...
Platforms: Android, PC, PlayStation 4 and iOS
Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Open World and Role-Playing
Duration: Between 35 hours and 50 hours to complete.
Players: You can play this with 4 players online.
Costs: Free. Season pass and in-game 'loot box' purchases.
Genshin Impact is a role-playing adventure set in a fantastical open world you explore by walking, climbing, swimming and gliding as necessary. Like the Zelda games, you can collect items, and craft new weapons. However, in this game to create a party...
Platforms: Android, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Narrative, Platform and Puzzle
Duration: Between 4 hours and 8 hours to complete.
Control a small boy as he runs, jumps and climbs through a dark, silhouetted forest that clanks and hums with foreboding. As the age-rating suggests, he is killed in all manner of gruesome ways. But this is not without reason. Rather than violent...
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting
Duration: Between 8 hours and 12 hours to complete.
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 16 players online.
Halo is the longstanding sci-fi shooting video game series that started when Halo: Combat Evolved launched alongside the Xbox in 2001. The franchise has featured on every Xbox platform since then, with Halo 5: Guardians serving as the latest entry in...
Through the Darkest of Times
Platforms: Android and PC
Genres: Narrative, Role-Playing and Simulation
Duration: Between 8 hours and 10 hours to complete.
Through the Darkest of Times is a strategy game that conveys the sombre mood of the dark period of history between January 1933 and May 1945. With interactive drama, it tells the story and the struggles of average people living in the 3rd Reich.
Platforms: Android, PC and iOS
Lifeline is a narrative adventure where you interact with am astronaut, Taylor via text messages. You help him return home after crashing his aircraft on a foreign planet.
Duration: Between 8 hours and 9 hours to complete.
Untold is an adventure game you play by reading text and choosing directions. It starts with you waking up on a beach and encounter a nomad who wants revenge on their enemies. Atmospheric sound and music extend the text experience further.
Life Is Strange
Platforms: Android, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Puzzle and Role-Playing
Duration: Between 15 hours and 25 hours to complete.
This is a click/tap-to-move adventure where you play a student at high school in a sleepy American town. Despite the idyllic setting, you have a foreboding premonition of a disastrous storm. Along with this prophetic vision, you discover the ability to...
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