Poppy Playtime

Game review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Horror puzzler plays kids' toys for creeps and scares.

Windows 2021

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 18+

Adult Horror game

Pure horror game that wants kids to play. My kid is visiting a psychology dr to talk about this. The doctor know several kids that gotten psychological problem and in need of help for it.

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Too much violence
3 people found this helpful.
age 12+

Utterly horrifying and intense game has some violence against monsters

The concern, for me at least, with Poppy Playtime isn’t that it’s bloody or violent (it isn’t) it’s the pure terror that comes from the game. From beginning to end Poppy Playtime is absolutely nerve racking and scary, there’s tons of jump scares, loud sounds, disturbing backstories to the events and mini games meant to play with your head. The game is awfully scary, the second part more than the first. Throughout, violence/blood wise you’ll find some blood splattered on walls accompanied by no human bodies, usually just dolls. The killing of monsters is also depicted sometimes in graphic ways. A monster toy typed creature falls a great height and smashes against metal pipes in the way down splattering some blood in it. An elastic toy monster is sucked into a grinding machine and slowly ground up in it, blood splatters all over the place as she slowly dies, a train crashes with your character in it, your own blood splashes and splatters all over the train floor and you are disoriented. Scary moments include being chased through tight spaces, being jump scared, reached for by hands, chased in the dark, forced to do puzzles under pressure from perusing creatures, obstacle courses with creatures lurking behind, usually these creatures are unsettling. The game takes place in a very liminal, abandoned environment and is overall very, very scary although not very violent or mature because all violent acts are done against monster toy types creatures that shed blood. 12+ for terror and some bloody image
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