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Baba is You requires some lateral thinking. Each level is controlled by rules written on the screen, such as ‘Lava is Hot’, ‘Wall is Stop’ and ‘Flag is Move’. By moving the words around with your pixelated character, you subvert the level’s logic to your advantage.
Unfortunately, Baba is You is not available on Android, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 13/03/2019
Out Now: Mac, PC and Switch
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Genres: Brain Game, Puzzle (Sequencing and Traversal)
Accessibility: 9 features
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
Developer: ES Adevlog (@ESAdevlog)
Costs: Purchase cost, In-Game Purchases and In-Game Pass
Here are our hand-picked short list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Baba is You. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Baba is You.
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Here are our hand-picked long list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Baba is You. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Baba is You.
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If you like the sound of Baba is You but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
These are our hand-picked alternatives to Baba is You. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Labyrinth. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
These are games of a similar genre mix to Baba is You. This includes games from the Puzzle, Brain Game, Traversal and Sequencing genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
If you like the sound of Baba is You but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
You can view a full breakdown in our Baba is You Accessibility Report.
In addition to the similar games listed above, which have been linked to this game specifically in the database, you may find games with a similar theme to Baba is You in the following lists: