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Children of the Sun (2024) is a shooting game where you control a bullet as it flies through the air. When it hits a target, you change its direction so that it hits another target, and so on until all enemies are killed. This unusual interaction means you have to carefully consider your initial position and target sequence, and paired with the vibrant, VHS-style visuals, makes it stand out.

You play a lone woman on a desperate, revenge-fuelled quest to take down a mysterious cult one member at a time. You stealthily move around the outskirts of their bases until you find a suitable position, then kill everyone there with just one bullet, that twists and turns through the air.

Play involves exploring each location to scout and find the best sniping position, then choosing your target and shooting them. Once your bullet leaves your gun, you assume control of it, slowing down time every time you hit someone and turning it to face your next target, with the goal of eliminating every single person there. You need to carefully decide on the order of your victims' deaths so that after every hit the next cult member is in sight. You can also use explosive items like cars and barrels to take out multiple targets at a time.

This gets harder as you progress but you also get more abilities like being able to slow down time and re-position the bullet in midair as well. This combines to create emergent and inventive strategies to weave your bullet through buildings and forests.

The result is a game that offers an unusual mix of stealth, shooting, and puzzle that, when combined with the saturated visuals and over-the-top blood and gore, make for a novel experience. Pulling off long chains of kills over great distances as a result of your planning and tactics is greatly rewarding and keeps the game engaging throughout.

Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked Children Of The Sun 5 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 3 months ago.
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This is a Sequencing and Shooting game with Action, Brain Game, Puzzle, Simulation and Stealth elements. This is a single-player game.

You can play this game in the following styles:


We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 18.

Skill Level

12+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. You need to be precise with your aiming, and must carefully plan out the order in which to despatch with your opponents to ensure that your bullet always has a clear line of sight.


Children Of The Sun usually costs £12.79. 

Children Of The Sun

There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 09/04/2024

Price: 20% off

Out Now: PC

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Sequencing, Shooting (Action, Brain Game, Puzzle, Simulation and Stealth)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Primaer Funktion (@PrimaerFunktion)

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