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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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Kids say

age 10+
Based on 2 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

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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Kid, 10 years old October 20, 2010

Good app, but just the first two cartton wars together

First of all, this is Just cartoon wars and gunner mixed, so its basicly 2 for the price of 1. There is some violence, but no blood. Its a good choice for RPG f... Continue reading
Kid, 10 years old November 10, 2010

ok, not as good as the first two.

Its ok. Probably more appropriate than the first two since theres no blood. I thought it would be something better than the first two Cartoon wars combined thou... Continue reading

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

For kids who love strategy games

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