Candy Crush Saga

App review by Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Addictive puzzle game is pushy with in-app purchases.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 55 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 20 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Utter Con Targeted at making you Spend Money.

The game at first seemed fun. However it soon becomes apparent that its directly targeted at getting you to pay to play. Every pop up between rounds is aimed at special deals and offers. You never get the 5 full lives bonus if you already have lives left. Some of the levels are ridiculously difficult with deliberately targeted incentive to get you to spend money. It's really become a money/income targeted game. Thoroughly Disappointed and Angry at this Greedy Company attempting to fleece players

This title has:

Too much consumerism
3 people found this helpful.
age 5+

Boring

At the beginning this was a fun game to kill time with however the game thru time has been modified for money. As you progress up just one game can take weeks to win making it boring, while waiting for the algorithm to give you a win.
2 people found this helpful.

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love puzzles and action

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