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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: 28/04/2017, updated in 2022
Out Now: Switch
Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds
Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a go-kart racing game where you race against Nintendo characters around different circuits, picking up power-ups, attacks and speed boosts. It is frantic and chaotic but still requires skills to do well.
Release Date: 08/11/2019, updated in 2020
Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On, 3D Third-Person and Cartoon
New Super Lucky's Tale is a running and jumping game where you play a fox on a quest to recover pages from a magical book that will save his world. Play is action-oriented but the islands and characters are full of quirky characters and treasures. It...
Release Date: 14/09/2001, updated in 2018
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS and GameCube
Components: 2D Side-On
Luigi's Mansion is an adventure game where you investigate a haunted mansion to capture the ghosts. As long-standing Nintendo character Luigi, you play a ghostbuster to capture various mischievous ghouls and rescue Mario. It stands out for the unusual...
Release Date: 20/10/2023
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon
Super Mario Bros Wonder is a running and jumping game that evolves the classic 2D Mario genre in weird and dream-like directions. You play with up to four friends, each picking from Mario, Luigi, Toad, Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Yoshi and other...
Release Date: 30/08/2016
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made
Hue is a puzzle game where you run and jump through platforms. You explore a grey land while searching for your missing mother. The novelty is in the coloured pieces you uncover, which when matched against obstacles will cause them to disappear,...
Release Date: 31/10/2019
Luigi's Mansion 3 is an adventure game where you explore the intricate rooms of a haunted hotel to find and capture ghosts. As in the first two games, you move through the rooms, finding secrets and treasures, and vacuuming up ghosts. It has the same...
Release Date: 28/07/2023
Disney Illusion Island is a running and jumping game where you play Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Donald in an original adventure. As you explore, you use their unique abilities to traverse water, land and air. It's Cuphead meets Rayman but with the charm,...
Release Date: 20/03/2013
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS and Switch
Luigi's Mansion 2, or Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon in the US, is an adventure game about investigating five haunted houses in a community overrun by ghosts. As Luigi, you use your flashlight and ghost trap in the mansions, capturing ghosts and collecting...
Release Date: 12/11/2020
Out Now: PC, PS4 and PS5
Components: 3D Third-Person and Hand-Made
Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a running and jumping game. It's a spinoff of the LittleBigPlanet series and follows Sackboy and three friends as they explore, collect and battle their way through a fantasy world. It stands out for the simple exuberant...
Release Date: 12/11/2007, updated in 2020
Out Now: Switch, Wii and Wii U
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Components: 3D Third-Person
Super Mario Galaxy is a running, jumping and exploration game that takes Mario to hundreds of different planet-shaped levels as you race to save Princess Peach from Bowser's claws. It stands out for the way the mind-bending physics and ever-changing...
Release Date: 07/10/2021
Out Now: PC, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Components: 3D Third-Person, Blocks, Cartoon and Day and Night
Moonglow Bay is a role play game where you play a rookie angler. Unlike other slice-of-life games, fishing isn't tucked away as a side quest here, it's front and centre. Set along the Canadian coastline in the 1980's, you live in a fishing town that has...
Release Date: 10/09/2020
Components: 3D First-Person, 3D Third-Person and Cartoon
Hotshot Racing is a simple and fast racing game where you have to drift around corners and hit the apex on razor-sharp bends in coastal, jungle, alpine and Las Vegas desert environments.
Release Date: 12/06/2021
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person, Hand-Made and Open World
Beasts of Maravilla Island is an adventure game where you play an aspiring wildlife photographer. You play Marina who explores the hidden, magic jungles of Maravilla Island. Follow the sights and sounds of the place, you solve puzzles to discover...
Release Date: 16/08/2007, updated in 2021
Out Now: Amazon Fire, Android, DS, Mac, PC, PS4, PSP, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Components: 2D Overhead
Bloons TD 6, the latest in a series of Bloons TD (Tower Defense) games, is a strategic puzzle game where you use various contraptions to pop balloons before they get to the end of the track. It sounds simple, but quickly escalates with faster-moving and...
Release Date: 10/09/2018, updated in 2023
Out Now: PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World
Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour is a special mode that uses the worlds created for the main Assassin’s Creed games to offer an educational exploration experience. It is available both as a free part of the original games...
Release Date: 27/07/2019, updated in 2020
Out Now: PS4 and PS5
Colour with Crayons is a running and jumping game. You are a crayon in a world made from art supplies. Find the required number of transparent boxes and colour them in to progress. It's an unusual premise extended by the optional hunt for cones to...
Release Date: 30/11/2021, updated in 2021
Components: 2D Overhead and Blocks
Claustrofactory is a time management factory simulation. You build factories on a grid to connect their processes and make products using conveyors and assemblers and pickers. It's an unusual efficiency challenge where the best system will score the...
Release Date: 07/05/2019
Puyo Puyo Champions (Puyo Puyo eSports in Japan) is part of a puzzle game series where you line up slime-like Puyo creatures who fall from the top of the screen. The trick is to rotate the groups of two, three, and four colours to line up with those...
Release Date: Coming soon
Coming Soon: PC
Components: 3D First-Person
Simpler Times is a narrative game about a young woman reminiscing about her childhood as she moves away from home. While you listen to four soulful songs for each period of life, you explore the room and witness her changing interests and desires...
Release Date: 17/07/1997, updated in 2021
Out Now: PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP and iPhone, iPad
Everybody's Golf is a series of golf games that create a detailed, gentle electronic version of the game. Although there are cartoon characters the focus is on realism and positive encouragement as you make your way around the various courses. The...
Release Date: 14/05/2020, updated in 2023
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch and Xbox One
Formula Retro Racing is a retro 90's arcade racing game. This Virtua Racing style combines the simplicity of visuals and racing style with some proper attention to the skill needed to get to the front of the grid.
Release Date: 17/03/2014, updated in 2018
Out Now: Android and iOS
Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
Sometimes You Die is an unusual sliding and jumping game. As you play there is a written narrative on the walls of each level that discusses game design, player motivation and the metaphysics of life. More unusual though, is that to progress you have to...
Release Date: 08/06/2023
Out Now: PC, PS5, Switch and Xbox X|S
Speed Crew is a fast collaborative action game where you and up to three friends rush to repair race cars to help your team win. Play is about sequencing actions efficiently, so you need good communication and coordination as you attempt repairs in...
Release Date: 23/05/2010
Out Now: Wii and Wii U
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is a running, jumping and exploring sequel to the critically acclaimed Super Mario Galaxy. It takes Mario to hundreds of different planet-shaped levels with their own gravitational fields and wacky...
Coming Soon: Xbox X|S
Harmonium: The Musical is an adventure where you play a young girl who became Deaf when she was very young as she goes on a grand expedition. You explore a fantastical world where music is seen as much as heard and use sign language and gestures to...