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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Haven (2020) is a narrative-traversal adventure about companionship and exploration in space. As star-crossed lovers Yu and Kay, you escape to a forgotten planet to stay together and set up home against the odds. You explore the world around you, able to glide over the plains, clean up the planet from toxic waste, camp, restore the planet, and fight if you have to.

Combat is relatively simple, with you selecting and timing different attacks. You need to coordinate between the two characters and get the rhythm of attacks right to be effective. The greater focus is on the exploration of a huge planet with someone you care about. As you go you collect resources to develop your camp. You can also craft items and food to enhance your abilities.

Throughout the game, there is a focus on the companionship and relationship of the two characters. From the dialogue between them, exploring together to selecting complementary attacks and even mealtimes, hugging and kissing restore health, the game establishes what is essentially a love story set in space.

Available on Steam, GoG, Windows Store, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series. Coming early 2021 on PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

Our examiner, Oli Hawkins, first checked Haven 4 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 8 weeks ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Narrative and Traversal game with Action, Collecting and Fighting elements. You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. Another player in the same place can join or leave the game at any time.

 
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DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 7 hours and 11 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This was originally rated (on 3/12/2020) as PEGI 18 for Sexual Innuendo and Alcohol/Tobacco, as seen in the game trailers. Although originally rated PEGI 18, after release (in January 2021) it was re-checked and confirmed to be PEGI 12 for Sexual Innuendo as indicated on game stores.

Skill Level

10+ 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. Although the skill level is suitable for young children, with simple combat and traversal, the theme of relationship and exploration requires some maturity to appreciate.

CostsCosts

Haven usually costs £9.99 to £20.99.
 

Haven

Switch Store Switch £20.99
Steam Store PC £20.99
PlayStation Store PS5 -
PlayStation Store PS4 -

Haven

XBox Store Xbox X|S £20.99
XBox Store Xbox One £20.99
XBox Store PC £20.99

Haven Moon

Steam Store PC £9.99
Steam Store Mac £9.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 03/12/2020

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1-2

Genres: Narrative, Traversal (Action, Collecting and Fighting)

Accessibility: 28 features

Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Open World

Developer: The Game Bakers (@TheGameBakers)


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