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Attack the Light - Steven Universe Light RPG

By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Challenging, fun-filled role-player has great message.

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This application is worth it!

Virtually anything with the appellation of a "Mobile Game" isn't always the best. However, this one in particular proves that wrong, and it really shows how good mobile games can be! The people who love the show will DEFINITELY have a blast with the game! It's just too great for words.

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Attack the Light - Steven Universe Light RPG is challenging in all the best ways. Difficulty ramps up as you progress, and enemies get tougher as the player levels up the characters and accumulates more "loot." Kids can advance through levels without completing all challenges, which is nice, and users can revisit past levels at any time to gain more experience or gather more items. There's also great visual style: Steven Universe is notable for its hand-drawn animation, and the game echoes and honors the quirky iconic look of the show. Older kids and parents also may appreciate this game for its sly self-awareness and humor; Steven's excited to set off on an adventure "just like in an RPG," and a few references to "dungeons" and "loot" feels like a classic The Legend of Zelda throwback.

Though the game isn't cloying or preachy about this point, there's a nice message embedded in the way these characters interact. Though Steven can't fight, users will quickly discover that they should use him on every turn in a battle so he can level up the other three characters' harmony and deploy other tools to boost their capabilities. There's a subtle message here that everyone's contribution matters and that you don't have to have the same abilities to be an important member of the team. Though the game is rewarding and fun in its own right, it's nice to have that positive message at its heart.

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