Outer Wilds

Game review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Learn from your mistakes in time-twisted sci-fi adventure.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

An underrated masterpiece

I only rated this review for 8 and up because some of the puzzles are relatively difficult and the game does take some advanced spacial and temporal reasoning. Nothing else in this game is really "bad" except for a very scary planet and lots of ways to die. This game is incredibly good and almost no one is talking about it or playing it. It throws you into this amazing clockwork universe with almost no information and you're left to figure out the mysteries of this ancient civilization. It's well written, the gameplay is very sound, and the story and lore are amazing. PLAY THIS GAME. It's not that expensive in comparison to quality either. *I'm 13 by the way but it says this review is from an adult just sayin*

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
1 person found this helpful.
age 11+

A must play

An open-world, space-themed game with masterful mechanics, beautiful music, a rich story, and wonderful, highly engaging, and entertaining puzzle-solving and gameplay.

This title has:

Educational value

Game Details

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