Parents' Guide to

Asphalt 8: Airborne

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Realistic, high-flying racer -- with lots of wrecks.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 2+
3 yrs I'm playing this game, upgrades most of my cars having fun and a week ago all my booster were gone, 250 boosters! 1 day after all my upgrades were gone and now my Divo, the lambo and many more cars went to sq 1, from 1861 Divo to 1613 lambo 1861 to 1500 and so on, I stopped playing, it's not fun without the upgrades, can't play cauntlet , can't play world series
age 7+
It was an amazing game until they made this update and now you cant choose the location of race which you could before and it totally sucks! Please change it back to the way it was thanks!

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (20 ):

The Asphalt series has never been particularly concerned with physics. It's more about pure arcade fun -- and that focus serves it well in Asphalt 8: Airborne. It's a game that has a lot going for it: a great soundtrack, terrific graphics, some eye-popping stunts for players to pull off, and the carnal joy of causing opponents to wreck. Also, the game's multiplayer mode is done quite well.

Where it falls short is in the gameplay itself. Steering controls are a bit muddy, and the home screen is a mess of boxes with no immediate indication of what you should touch to start playing. In the game, if you try to drift, you often come to a stop or spin out of control. Also, upgrading your car collection can get expensive; although it's possible to do so with cash earned in-game, the app certainly nudges players toward in-app purchases for the high-level vehicles.

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