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Cooking Craze - A Fast & Fun Restaurant Game

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Good but blatant Diner Dash clone serves up fast food fun.

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Great game! I just finished the game at the last city Cairo. It was amazing!

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SCAM rip off game

It was very fun and addictive at first until I discovered that the game is not accurate. You pass a level then you keep going earn coins and you keep boosting your food/tools, you go back to an old level that you passed before just to get more coins and you notice that the level fails you even if you perform really well with your meals being boosted also. How does this make any sense? The game was constructed this way so the player spends money in the app store to buy more lives. This game is a big SCAM

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Though it can be fun, this game is such a blatant rip-off of another, more varied game that it's hard to justify its existence. In Cooking Craze -- A Fast and Fun Restaurant Game, you work as a chef in a food truck. As such, this plays like a lot of cooking games. You have to put the raw donuts in the fryer, take them out before they burn, cover them in chocolate or coconut or whatever the customer wants, and maybe also serve them a milkshake.  You have to do it all before you run out of time and the customer gets annoyed and storms off to tell their friends how "bad the service was, let's go to Lard Lad instead." As you progress, you'll not only add more food options, but you'll attract more customers as well, which means you'll need to upgrade your kitchen or suffer the fate of being...UNCOOL. So, yeah, this is basically a blatant rip-off of Diner Dash. Which is why, if you haven't played the original double-D, or its sequels, you should skip this and stick with the original and still champion. But if you have, and you want to keep cooking, you might want to check it out. While it's not as deep, Cooking Craze does do a good job of apeing the original game's frantic foodie fun.

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