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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Acron: Attack of the Squirrels! (2019) is a fighting game where up to eight squirrel players try and steal acorns from a player controlling a giant tree. You can play as the tree in VR, as the other players use their mobile devices to coordinate attacks.

Beyond the asymmetrical play, it's novel because the squirrel players have full control of their furry characters. Having chosen one of the four classes of squirrels you need to work together to steal the acorns and take advantage of your particular traits and abilities. If you collaborate effectively you can even combine your abilities for greater advantage.

The tree player has the VR headset on and must keep watch for the attackers. They can use various projectiles to foil the squirrels. Boulders can be tossed onto the battlefield and explode on impact with one another. Again strategy is required here, and savvy tree players can effectively booby-trap choke points.

The result is a surprisingly deep team challenge where coordination and planning are key to doing well. It's a game that anyone can have fun with. For families, whether in the same place or online, it's a great way to play together.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Acron: Attack of the Squirrels! 2 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 10 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Fighting and Traversal game with Action and Physically Active elements. You can play with 1 to 7 players in the same room or as a 7-player online game. 1 tree player and up to 6 squirrel players. The tree player requires either Oculus Rift, HTC headsets Vive, Cosmos, Valve Index or Windows Mixed Reality. You need a smartphone or tablet device for each squirrel player and a stable WiFi connection. You can play locally or remotely via the custom room code. If you don't have enough people to play with you can add up to 6 computer-controlled squirrels to play against.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for Mild Violence.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated General (G) for Very Mild Violence.

Skill Level

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.

Account Rating

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.

CostsCosts

Acron: Attack of the Squirrels! usually costs £15.49.
 

Acron: Attack of the Squirrels!

Steam Store PC £15.49
Steam Store PC £15.49
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 29/08/2019

Out Now: Android and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1-7 (7 online)

Genres: Fighting, Traversal (Action and Physically Active)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Resolution Game (@ResolutionGame)


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