Parents' Guide to

Choices: Stories You Play

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Cheesy stories require players to choose between options.

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 63 parent reviews

age 16+
I rate the app a 10/10!!!Just wish there was a hero book 2 💔
age 18+

Toxic relationships

I am a clinical psychologist and this game perpetuates the love myths and toxic relationships and abuse. Please don't allow your children play these kind of games

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (63 ):
Kids say (34 ):

Teens looking for some interactive stories may find this fun, but the cheesy lines, sexual innuendo, consumerism, lack of positive messages, and inability to create content make it a lesser choice. Choices: Stories You Play includes different genres of books -- Romance, Fantasy, Mystery -- and some come in series of books updated weekly, which is nice for fans who get hooked on certain storylines. Because the visuals don't change much, a lot of what's happening in the stories has to be described in the written text ("Dom is attracted to you." "You knock the sword out of his hand.") without any corresponding visuals. This often feels stilted and weird. And getting from one piece of dialogue to the next can be slow. The points come slowly, and some choices are off-limits until the player earns enough points or purchases them via in-app purchase. If the messages were more positive or teens could contribute stories, there would be more to recommend. As it stands, though, there are better choices for this type of app.

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