Portal Knights

Game review by Marcia Morgan, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Addictive sandbox crafting adventure with RPG elements.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 6+

Building and adventure

Our 5 and 8 year old love to play this. This is the game that taught our 5-year old to use all the buttons on the Xbox controller. After nearly a year this is still her favorite game. You can play adventure mode, with monsters and quests (reading required to understand quests, but they aren't necessary), or you can play creative mode where you just build. A bit like Minecraft, but cuter graphics and music.
age 6+

Good Minecraft based sandbox title with better graphics and modes than Minecraft

There is no more violence than there is on Minecraft. However, the game is beautiful compared to Minecraft and the gameplay much more fluid. There is no nudity or bad language in this game. Also all the crafting is logical, like for example when making a stone axe you need to gather wood and stone. Minecraft is not in that aspect. A very good and cheap alternative that also supports gaming for LAN and online gaming with very easy setup. I bought 3 lisences for my kids 6 and 8 and they are going crazy over it. I actually enjoy playing it too. Think of it as a crossover between Minecraft and WoW without the violence, gore or language. The games also offers progressive worlds (adventure mode) through it's smart Portal system that makes you revisit old world for materials. +on gameplay there. One of the most kid friendly co-op titles out there.

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