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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.
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
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Release Date: 05/10/2016
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Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon
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Release Date: 07/11/2008
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, Android, DS, Switch and iOS
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
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Release Date: 25/12/2017, updated in 2021
Out Now: iOS
Components: 2D Overhead and Grid
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Release Date: 16/03/2020
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
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Seven Scrolls is a puzzle game where you explore a dungeon, kill enemies and get to the exit. What's unusual is that the rules of the game change as you pick up scrolls.
Release Date: 18/12/2012, updated in 2017
Out Now: Mac, PC and iOS
Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead, Grid and Pixels
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Release Date: 14/01/2021
Out Now: Apple TV, Mac, PC, Wii U, Xbox One and iOS
Components: 2D Overhead
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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.
Release Date: 01/03/2020
Components: 2D Side-On and Text
Sticky Terms is a puzzle game where you construct words from other languages with portions of letters. You rotate, drag and overlap the different elements to create words, once you do you are rewarded with a drum hit and a definition of the word.
Release Date: 15/08/2018, updated in 2018
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Skill Rating: 4+ year-olds
Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon
Donut County offers a simple style of play. You drag a hole around the screen; the more things you can make fall in, the bigger the hole gets. You start with bricks, road cones and bushes, but eventually you’re swallowing whole houses.
Release Date: 15/02/2017
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS
Components: 2D Overhead and Hand-Made
Hidden Folks tasks you with exploring hand-drawn worlds to find particular people. It’s simple enough for youngsters to control but complex enough to keep parents and carers involved too.
Release Date: 14/12/2015, updated in 2018
Out Now: PC, PS4, Xbox One and iOS
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The Witness combines maze puzzles in an abandoned world with its own mythology, secrets, themes and story. It’s a game with puzzles at the core, but the real mystery is solving what has happened in the world you find yourself in.
Release Date: 06/10/2020
Out Now: Mac and iOS
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Release Date: 12/11/2014, updated in 2018
Out Now: Android, PC, Switch and iOS
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Release Date: 15/09/2009
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, Amazon Fire, Android, DS, PC, PS4, Switch, Wii U, Xbox One and iOS
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Release Date: 06/03/2019
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC and iOS
Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On
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Release Date: 04/05/2017
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Release Date: Coming soon
Coming Soon: Android and iOS
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Release Date: 26/03/2018
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Release Date: 26/03/2019
Out Now: PC and iOS
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Release Date: 14/11/2018, updated in 2020
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Out Now: Android, Switch and iOS
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Out Now: Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
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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.
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