Minecraft

App review by Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 96 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 621 reviews

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age 2+

Minecraft

Minecraft is a great game for kids and teens and adults alike

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
6 people found this helpful.
age 7+

A very nice game

You can do almost EVERYTHING! It is a very nice game, you can play it alone but with friend too. You can build, survive, etc. There is no sex

This title has:

Educational value
Easy to play/use
4 people found this helpful.

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