Game Builder Garage

Game review by Jeff Haynes, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Get tools to make your own games in stellar design package.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 12+
This game is definitely great for older kids who are interested in creating their own games. It really develops their interest in code and they also get to explore games others have made and use it as inspiration.
age 6+


It’s a really great game! It teaches kids how to code and make there own games. Just make sure that your kid doesn’t make anything too dark or scary and post it. And also, other people can say anything they want when they post there game. So if you want your kid to stay extra safe. Cut off online features. But I really love it!

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Subjects: Language & Reading: following directions, reading comprehension, Math: addition, arithmetic, counting, functions, measurement, numbers, sequences, Science: measurement, motion, Hobbies: building
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: applying information, collecting data, deduction, defining problems, hypothesis-testing, logic, problem solving, solving puzzles, thinking critically, Creativity: brainstorming, combining knowledge, developing novel solutions, imagination, innovation, making new creations, producing new content, Self-Direction: achieving goals, effort, goal-setting, identifying strengths and weaknesses, initiative, personal growth, set objectives, work to achieve goals, Collaboration: cooperation, group projects, teamwork, Tech Skills: coding, digital creation, using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: June 11, 2021
  • Genre: Educational
  • Topics: STEM, Robots
  • ESRB rating: E for No Descriptions
  • Award: Common Sense Selection
  • Last updated: June 10, 2021

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