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32 Great Games Like Bad News Games Rated PEGI 7 and Older

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Bad News is a role-play game about building a news media organisation. It's designed to highlight bias in the news by putting you in charge of a series of decisions to build a profitable company. All you do is answer questions, but as you do the implications of what you share on line are seen in your readers responses.

Unfortunately, Bad News is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/12/2019

Price: Free

Platforms: Web

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Players: 1

Genres: Communication, Simulation (Narrative and Role-Play)

Developer: Get Bad News (@GetBadNews)

Costs: Free

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16 Video Games Like Bad News Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Bad News. This includes games from the Role-Play, Simulation, Narrative and Communication genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

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