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Islets is a running and jumping game about a small mouse exploring a sky kingdom to reunite a fragmented world. You play be defeating enemies in each area to gain powers that let you delve further into the world. It's like other Metroid-style games with a large interconnected map, but here the focus is on the quirky cast of Studio-Ghibli-inspired characters and fair fights rather the super hard sci-fi enemies.
Unfortunately, Islets is not available on Android, Mac, PS4, PS5 or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 24/08/2022, updated in 2023
Out Now: PC, Switch and Xbox One
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Genres: Platform, Traversal (Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Puzzle)
Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )
Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon
Developer: Kyle Thompson Dev (@KyleThompsonDev)
Costs: Purchase cost
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If you like the sound of Islets but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
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These are games of a similar genre mix to Islets. This includes games from the Narrative, Traversal, Fighting, Adventure, Platform and Puzzle genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
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