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The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature (2019) is an adventure game that offers a fresh (and remarkably faithful) look at the myth of Frankenstein. As you move through the hand-painted world you piece together who you are and where you came from. You choose not only where to go, but how to respond to the people you meet, whether to conform to who they want you to be or forge your own darker path.

You play a creature wandering without memory. As you explore the game's 18 different locations by clicking to reveal your surroundings you encounter joy and sorrow. Passing through the painted landscape blurs the boundary between reality and fiction. There are some light puzzles to solve as you go but the focus is on the narrative choices more than head-scratching.

It starts as an abstract piece of art but as you encounter animals, flora and humans, the question of your origins emerges and the game gains traction. Each choice you make shapes destiny as you search to answer questions about who gave you life? Your actions will shape the end of your story, choose carefully

More than a journey of discovery, though. How the creature feels affects the world around him. His emotions evolve the landscape in different directions. What he makes of the people he encounters leads to a unique ending.

Our examiner, Jo Robertson, first checked The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Andy Robertson and updated 5 days ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Communication and Narrative game with Adventure, Point-and-Click and Puzzle elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 2 hours and 3 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 for Horror.

Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated Parental Guidance (PG) for Mild Violence.

CostsCosts

The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature usually costs £3.39 to £13.49. 

The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature

XBox StoreSALE Xbox X|S £12.49 £3.12 until 24/07/2024
XBox StoreSALE Xbox One £12.49 £3.12 until 24/07/2024
Switch Store Switch £13.49
Steam Store PC £12.99
Steam Store Mac £12.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99
Android Store Android £3.39
App Store iOS £3.99

The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature

Steam Store PC £12.99
Steam Store Mac £12.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 30/10/2019, updated in 2022

Price: 75% off

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS

Players: 1

Genres: Communication, Narrative (Adventure, Point-and-Click and Puzzle)

Accessibility: 14 features

Components: 2D Overhead

Developer: ARTE Interactif (@ARTE_Interactif)


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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