Parents' Guide to

Oz: Broken Kingdom

By Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Follow the yellow brick road in stylish role-playing game.

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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Used to be a nice game

It's the typical RPG type game, with game chapters and nodes inside of those. You choose your character and you build their cards for their abilities. If you do decide to play - pick one character and stick to it. The reason? Because later on down the road, upgrading their abilities will cost dearly. This game has been bought and sold at least 4 times since I personally started playing. Cool graphics, nice storyline drew me in. The original developers took the time to keep the game up and adding different little elements. Then they sold it to the 'partner' and things started to go downhill. They tried, but they clearly were not the geniuses behind the original programming. Then the third developers took it over, and it really started to degrade. They attempted an upgrade by adding another evolution to the characters, which resulted in a major disruption in the balancing of the game. Then they decided to introduce a new gem - the Legendary Pearl, and the only way to actually achieve it is to spend money, and lots of it. This really has caused a major unbalancing of the game between the characters. Instead of fixing the problem, they took the money made from selling those coin packages and ran. The current developers are now clearly using it as an easy way to make money. Unless you want to spend money after the initial fun of the game, I wouldn't recommend this game.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Oz is the perfect setting for a fantasy adventure, and this one truly delivers despite the frequent opportunities to spend money. Oz: Broken Kingdom goes well beyond the Wizard of Oz to include characters from the other Oz books like Ozma, the Nome King, and the Shaggy Man. The graphics and sound are amazing, and the slyly humorous writing manages to be modern without losing authenticity. It's good fun to collect each hero's abilities and even more fun finding the best mix of them to win battles. Though it speeds progress to buy the items you need, it's totally possible to play using patience alone. Along with the colorful story campaign, an online versus mode gives you the chance to test your skills and earn rewards like keys to hidden areas and magical coins that grant cool rewards. Fighting, upgrading, gem crafting, and exploring -- this Broken Kingdom has so much to offer, you might forget you're playing a free-to-play game.

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