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As part of our Accessibility Report, this page lists games that have been flagged with Reading - Voice Acted accessibility (how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose) for the following:
Some Dialogue is Voice Acted: Some of the game dialogue and narrative is voice acted. This reduces the pressure on reading all the dialogue text, although not everything is provided audibly.
Release Date: 22/09/2014
Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person, Cartoon, Day and Night and Open World
The Long Dark is a thoughtful exploration-survival game where you have crash-landed in the icy Canadian wilderness after a global disaster and must find a way to survive. Through exploring, crafting and fighting you must look after your body...
Release Date: 12/08/2015, updated in 2016
Out Now: Mac, PC and PS4
Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person and Open World
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture lands you in a fictional deserted English village in 1984. As you walk the streets of another era you discover bright human forms who re-enact events like a radio play. Through their eyes, you see a web of fear,...
Release Date: 29/10/2013
Out Now: PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds
Components: 3D Third-Person, Day and Night, Open World and Weather
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is an action-adventure game set in a fictional telling of real-world events around the 18th Century Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy. You run, jump, climb, explore and fight as a notorious Welsh pirate Edward...
Release Date: 29/10/2009, updated in 2018
Out Now: PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Components: 3D Third-Person
Bayonetta is a fighting game where you use fantastical guns and outlandish attacks to defeat hordes of enemies in bombastic combat. As you play, you attack enemies with oversized weapons and supernatural powers. It stands out for how outrageous outfits,...
Release Date: 10/04/2020
Out Now: PS4
Final Fantasy VII Remake is an action role-playing game set in a decaying cyberpunk metropolis. It is the first in a series of games that remake the 1997 PlayStation game Final Fantasy VII. You play the role of a mercenary named Cloud Strife who joins...
Release Date: 19/01/2016
Out Now: Android, PC, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS
Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon
Life Is Strange is a click/tap-to-move adventure where you play a student at a high school in a sleepy American town. Despite the idyllic setting, you have a foreboding premonition of a disastrous storm. Along with this prophetic vision, you discover...
Release Date: 19/10/2021, updated in 2022
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5 and Switch
Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds
Components: 2D Overhead, Cards and Hand-Made
Inscryption starts as a card-based adventure where you build a deck of cards to take on adventures and battles. To this, it adds escape-room style puzzles, both in the card game and in the room in which you are playing. The result is a psychological...
Release Date: 04/09/2020
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Components: 3D Third-Person, Day and Night and Open World
Paradise Killer is a detective game set in the open world of Paradise Island. It's a strange place with quirky characters and an alien obsessed, demon worshiping world. You are an exiled investigator brought back to solve the mass murder of the island's...
Release Date: 05/10/2018
Out Now: PC, PS4, Stadia and Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an action role-playing game set in the years 431–422 BCE during a mythological history of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta. You play as a male or female mercenary fighting on both sides and attempting to...
Release Date: 15/11/2011, updated in 2012
Out Now: PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Revelations is the fourth adventure game in the Assassin's Creed series. It follows on from Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.
Release Date: 22/03/1996, updated in 2021
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Skill Rating: 15+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person
Resident Evil Village is a survival horror adventure. It follows on the narrative of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and the first person perspective. As in the other games, you play Ethan Winters who is searching for his kidnapped daughter in a village...
Release Date: 27/05/2020, updated in 2020
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made
Through the Darkest of Times is a strategy game that conveys the sombre mood of the dark period of history between January 1933 and May 1945. With interactive drama, it tells the story and the struggles of average people living in the 3rd Reich.
Release Date: 13/05/2020
Out Now: PC, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person and Cartoon
Deep Rock Galactic is shooting game where you play a team of dwarves in a totally destructible world. You explore caves and battle enemy hordes that are different each time you play (like Left 4 Dead).
Release Date: 23/04/2020, updated in 2020
Components: 2D Overhead
112 Operator and its predecessor, 911 Operator, are strategy games that put you in control of the emergency services as they fight natural disasters, crime and terrorism. You choose how to deal with each scenarios and work your way up the chain of...
Release Date: 09/10/2012, updated in 2017
Out Now: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Dishonored is an adventure game series set in the fictional, plague-ridden industrial city of Dunwall. You play Corvo Attano, bodyguard to the Empress of the Isles. But you are framed for her murder and forced to become an assassin.
Release Date: 23/02/2017, updated in 2018
Nier: Automata is a role-playing game, that span off from the Drakengard series. It's set in an alternate future where there is a war between alien machines and human androids. But this isn't a game about winning the war. It's more focused on the plight...
Release Date: 17/09/2020
Out Now: Mac, PC and Xbox One
Components: 2D Overhead and Hand-Made
Welcome to Elk is an adventure game set on a fictional island. It tells true stories and tall tales, about the people who live there.
Release Date: 26/10/2017
Out Now: PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World
Assassin's Creed Origins is an adventure set in Ancient Egypt near the end of the Ptolemaic period (49–44 BC). This game in the series goes back to the start of the centuries-long conflict between the Assassins (who fight for peace by promoting...
Release Date: 12/10/2021
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Back 4 Blood is a multiplayer shooting game where a team of four players work together to survive zombie-infested areas.
Release Date: 20/11/2007
Out Now: PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS
Mass Effect is a sci-fi adventure where you role-play a soldier named Commander Shepard, who must save the galaxy from a race of powerful mechanical beings. The series started in 2007 and has fourth substantial instalments that take you from that first...
Release Date: 20/10/2020
Out Now: Apple TV, Mac, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
South of the Circle is a narrative adventure game about, Peter, a Cambridge academic who finds himself fighting for survival in Antarctica during the 1960’s Cold War. You must cross desolate terrain to reach British, Norwegian and Soviet Antarctic...
Release Date: 14/09/2017, updated in 2019
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Divinity: Original Sin II is a role-play adventure series. You head out with up to three other characters, each with backstories and personalities.
Release Date: 28/02/2018, updated in 2019
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Components: 2D Side-On
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a narrative adventure game about sharing stories. You travel across the Depression-era United States discovering and collecting the stories of the people and places you encounter on your journey. You use this...
Release Date: 29/03/2018, updated in 2019
Out Now: PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Components: 2D Overhead and Grid
Frostpunk is a city-building survival game set in an alternate 1886 with a devastating winter setting in. You are tasked with running a city by managing resources to ensure the city’s survival. Your choices can have negative and positive consequences.
Release Date: 07/11/2006, updated in 2019
Out Now: PC and Xbox One
Gears of War is a series of shooting game about a conflict between humanity, the subterranean reptilian hominids known as the Locust Horde, and their mutated counterparts, the Lambent. It's a big brash game franchise with six games, a comic book series...
Release Date: 03/03/2015, updated in 2019
Out Now: Android, PC, PS4, Xbox One and iOS
Components: 3D First-Person, Day and Night, Open World and Weather
Black Desert is an online role-playing game. Unlike other large online games (often called MMOs, Massively Multiplayer Online Games), it doesn't just focus on combat; you can explore the vibrant fantasy world, interact with inhabitants and choose how...
Release Date: 20/11/2012, updated in 2019
Out Now: PC and PS4
PlanetSide 2 is a free online game you play with thousands of other players online. Set in a sci-fi universe, players join factions and then fight together to win territories. These massive battles feature typical first person shooter elements such as...
Release Date: 18/01/2008
Out Now: Wii
Ghost Squad is a shooting game where you use a light-gun or Wii Remote for shooting. This was converted from an Arcade game to the Wii (also playable on Wii U) to create a convincing and highly skilled light-gun shooting challenge for up to four players.
Release Date: 13/08/2013, updated in 2021
Pay Day 2 is a shooting adventure game. You are part of a criminal gang who do various heists such as bank and jewellery store robberies, as well as contract work and drug deals. It stands out for the thrill of breaking the law, committing violent...
Release Date: 27/05/2014
Out Now: PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Watch Dogs an open world adventure. It's the first instalment in the Watch Dogs series. You navigate and explore the world on foot or in a variety of vehicles. The novelty is the futuristic setting that highlights the use (and misuse) of social media to...
Release Date: 26/10/2016, updated in 2017
Out Now: PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Components: 2D Overhead, Blocks and Grid
Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut is a macabre puzzle game. You control Skullface, a serial killer hellbent on killing every camper in this homage to 80's horror movies. It combines a basic slide the block puzzle with a cute block world but with a dark sense...
Release Date: 19/11/2019, updated in 2022
Out Now: Android, PC, PS5, Switch, Xbox X|S and iOS
The Legend of Bum-bo is a puzzle game where you match tiles to attack enemies. A prequel to The Binding of Isaac, it tells a standalone story with similar play till you die and then try again mechanics. Here though,...
Release Date: 25/10/2022
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is a strategy game where you raise an army and fight in large-scale medieval warfare. You build up your troops and complete missions, then place battalions and siege engines where they'll be most effective before heading...
Release Date: 07/08/2023
Out Now: PC
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
Videoverse is a narrative game about a fictional gaming network and the friendships that were forged there. You play by guiding conversations and visiting the gaming bulletin board each day. It stands out for bottling the play and interactions that make...
Release Date: 31/03/2022, updated in 2023
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch and Xbox One
Components: 2D Overhead and Day and Night
Weird West is a role-playing game set in the supernatural wild west, where you play five different related stories. You explore the world and talk to townsfolk, but rather than a pre-build story, it's your choices that direct how things unfold: shooting...