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Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (2011) is an adventure game in miniature. You explore a myth-rich world and use your sword to do battle and evoke spells to solve musical puzzles. It's a world that changes with the moon as you guide your wandering warrior monk.

Play is simple and largely a point-and-click adventure. You direct your character to explore the world and interact with the bronze age mountain wilderness. There are occasional hard-hitting battles. But mainly this is a game about investigating and solving musical puzzles to help The Scythian complete her woeful errand.

Certain events and passages are only available if the real world moon is in a certain phase. You can skip this by visiting the moon grotto in the game. But this real world - virtual world aspect is an intentional part of the experience.

The game is unusual in that it doesn't hold your hand or make it obvious how to interact or progress. Exploration and experimentation is the intention here. As you go there is advice, but you need to think tangentially to solve the puzzles you find.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 2 years ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Adventure and Traversal game with Narrative, Point-and-Click, Puzzle and Simulation elements. This is a single-player game.

You can play this game in the following styles:


Play Time: This game will take between 8 hours and 9 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 for Moderate Violence.

Rated for younger players in the US. ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for Fantasy Violence, Use of Tobacco.

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.


Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP usually costs £4.99 to £7.99.

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Switch Store Switch £7.99
Steam Store PC £4.99
Steam Store Mac £4.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 27/04/2011, updated in 2018

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Adventure, Traversal (Narrative, Point-and-Click, Puzzle and Simulation)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

Developer: Super Brothers HQ (@SuperBrothersHQ)

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