Cartoon Wars 2: Heroes

App review by
Erin Bell, Common Sense Media
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Sequel to stick figure war game adds hero characters.

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Ease of Play

The instructions are haphazard, so it'll take a while to settle into the groove. (For example, we discovered totally by accident that you can scan the battlefield by tilting the device.)


There are daggers and swords, spears, arrows, guns (handguns up to submachine-type guns), bombs, and aircraft. Enemies are basically fantasy creatures that have similar weapons and can also cast spells, breathe fire, etc. Cartoon characters' eyes "X" out and they fall over when defeated. There's occasionally some blood but it's hard to even make out.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Cartoon Wars 2: Heroes is the sequel to a popular castle defense game that adds the ability to train hero characters and send them into battle to cause extra damage to the opposing side. While there's plenty of violence (with swords, arrows, spears and even guns and heavy artillery), these soldiers are all stick figures, which minimizes the gore factor. Some blood is shown.

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Teen, 13 years old Written byMark0 July 29, 2020

violence and mild blood

now E10+ games can have minimal blood, now for some reason this game got rated T so I think it got misrated
Teen, 13 years old Written byMasongooden October 4, 2019
I think that this game is a good game for people who like strategy games and people who like games where you have a base that you must protect by attacking.

Is it any good?

Like its predecessor, Cartoon Wars, CARTOON WARS 2 is rough around the edges but gets more and more fun the longer you play it. The goal is to defend your castle and raze the enemy fortress on the other side of the screen by sending out waves of stick figure soldiers, magic spells, and arrows. Customizable hero characters, dozens of upgrades, and complete control over the units adds depth to a game that might easily seem chaotic at first glance.

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Price: $0.99
  • Release date: October 16, 2010
  • Category: Arcade Games
  • Publisher: BLUE GNC
  • Version: 100
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.0 or later
  • Last updated: June 19, 2019

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