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Fossil Echo is a short running and jumping game about a young boy's mistake and subsequent climb of a giant tower in the middle of the sea. The story is told in short animations and with challenging platform-style gameplay to create a moving and intriguing experience you can play multiple times.
Unfortunately, Fossil Echo is not available on Android, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 08/07/2016
Out Now: Mac and PC
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Genres: Adventure, Traversal (Narrative, Platform, Puzzle and Stealth)
Accessibility: 1 feature
Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made
Developer: Awaceb (@Awaceb)
Costs: Purchase cost
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These are games of a similar genre mix to Fossil Echo. This includes games from the Puzzle, Platform, Narrative, Stealth, Adventure and Traversal genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
If you like the sound of Fossil Echo but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
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