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Cuffbust is an online action game where you work together to escape a prison full of aliens. You use items you find to create escapes and passages, distract, entrap, and defeat guards to get to freedom. It stands out for the variety of ways to escape, where plans easily spiral into spectacular comedic disaster.

You play an incarcerated alien who, when the prison security goes down, attempts to escape. Play involves working with up to nineteen other players to evade the guards, make it past security, and get out. You can talk to nearby players to formulate a plan and agree on how to work together. You start off with nothing but quickly find different items you can use to your advantage. Spoons can dig tunnels through the walls, soap can make guards slip, and explosives can get you access to the sewers by blowing up the toilets.

In addition to the items you find, you can interact with the prison machinery to gain an advantage. By checking the security cameras, you can figure out where the security guards are, and by cutting the power, you can disable anti-aircraft guns to enable an escape by air.

The result is a game where, as satisfying as pulling off a flawless escape is, it's often when things go wrong that the game truly shines. Trying to adapt your plan on the fly when it goes wrong, or just watching it hilariously fall apart is great fun, made even more so by sharing it with friends.

Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked Cuffbust 4 weeks ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 4 weeks ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action and Puzzle game with Adventure, Fighting, Platform, Stealth and Traversal elements. This is a 20-player online game.

You can play this game in the following styles:


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Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 16.
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.

The developer describes the mature content as "Criminals breaking out of prison, drug use, unclothed aliens (blurred), beating up aliens and prison guards". Additionally, there is the use of tobacco in the game.

Skill Level

11+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. The game requires you to think of outside-the-box ways to escape from the prison, and good actions are useful, although not essential. Additionally, more skilled players can help less skilled ones get by.



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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: PC

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Players: 20 online

Genres: Action, Puzzle (Adventure, Fighting, Platform, Stealth and Traversal)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Two Star Games (@TwoStarGames)

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