Pentiment

Game review by Joey Thurmond, Common Sense Media
The cover art for the game Pentiment features a man working at acluttered desk, drawing a painting with a brush. The man's head isn't visible, concealed and replaced by a plume of bright, orange smoke.

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age 16+

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Game Details

  • Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows
  • Subjects: Language & Reading: discussion, following directions, forming arguments, letter or word recognition, naming, presenting to others, reading, reading comprehension, spelling, storytelling, text analysis, using supporting evidence, vocabulary, Social Studies: citizenship, cultural understanding, events, exploration, geography, government, historical figures, history, power structures, the economy, timelines, Arts: drawing, painting
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: analyzing evidence, applying information, asking questions, collecting data, decision-making, deduction, investigation, logic, making conclusions, memorization, problem solving, solving puzzles, thinking critically, Self-Direction: achieving goals, effort, goal-setting, initiative, motivation, self-reflection, set objectives, time management, work to achieve goals, working efficiently, Emotional Development: empathy, handling stress, perspective taking, self-awareness, Communication: asking questions, conveying messages effectively, friendship building, listening, multiple forms of expression, presenting, Collaboration: cooperation, meeting challenges together, respecting other viewpoints, Responsibility & Ethics: embracing differences, following codes of conduct, honoring the community, integrity, learning from consequences, making wise decisions, respect for others, Health & Fitness: preventing sickness
  • Pricing structure: Paid ($19.99)
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Obsidian Entertainment
  • Release date: November 14, 2022
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Topics: Adventures, Book Characters, History
  • Character Strengths: Communication, Compassion, Curiosity, Empathy, Integrity
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Violence
  • Last updated: January 18, 2023

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