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Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas (2013) (simply called Oceanhorn on iOS and Android) is an adventure game that brings Zelda-style exploration, battling and dungeon-solving to non-Nintendo platforms. You play as a boy on a quest to find his lost father while exploring dungeons, fighting monsters, and uncovering secrets. It stands out for the combination of these elements with a heartfelt story of adventure and whimsy.

You play a young unnamed boy who sets out on an adventure across the ocean in a daring attempt to save his father and defeat the Oceanhorn, a huge living fortress holding him captive. Along the way, you fight offer enemies with different weapons and items you find, solve puzzles to unlock the way forward, and explore dark dungeons filled with secrets and hidden paths. You can cut grass and throw pots to find hidden hearts and coins that allow you to build up your strength and gain experience, letting you take on more powerful foes.

The result is a game that pays homage to older, top-down Zelda games and the sailing from Wind Waker, while still adding its own unique twists like an experience system and a 3D world, making for a nostalgic yet still novel experience.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas 4 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 3 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Adventure and Puzzle game with Action, Collecting, Fighting, Narrative and Traversal elements. This is a single-player game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 7 hours and 13 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to fantasy or mythical beings and creatures. The game features a lot of fantasy characters (blobs, skeletons, orcs, etc.). When these enemies are defeated, they disappear and leave items behind that your character can collect. There are no injuries shown during battle, just a diminishing health bar. When your own character (human) is hit, he flinches back. No apparent harm is done. When he is defeated, he falls on the floor to be resurrected at a save point. Again, without any injuries. The bosses in the game can be scary. There are a variety of large monsters that feature classic fearful elements. A plant monster with many eyes and rows of razor teeth, a cursed aquatic king and a dark knight with a skull face.

Rated 9+ on the Apple App Store for Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence and Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes.

Skill Level

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. This is easier than a full 3D adventure. You still need care and timing over attacks. Younger players need the resilience to keep trying when they seem to be stuck. Laterally thinking is useful for some puzzles.

CostsCosts

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas usually costs £10.99 to £13.49.
 

Oceanhorn - Monster Of Uncharted Seas

PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas

XBox Store Xbox One £11.99
Switch Store Switch £13.49
Switch Store Switch £13.49
Steam Store PC £10.99
Steam Store Mac £10.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 14/11/2013, updated in 2017

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1

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

Accessibility: 21 features

Components: 2D Overhead

Developer: Cornfox (@Cornfox)

Game FranchiseThe Oceanhorn Franchise

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas is part of the Oceanhorn franchise of games:


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