Parents' Guide to

Clash Royale

By Galen McQuillen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fantasy action-strategy game wants all your time and money.

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age 12+

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age 8+

Clash Royale (Best Game Ever)

Clash Royale is one of the most unique and distinctive games of all time, Clash Royale is a game of fantasy where 2 players go 1v1 to see which person can take out the opposing team’s tower. Your deck should consist of a win condition, something that should be the most effective in damaging the tower, small spells like zap and big spells like rocket, air cards and ground troops. Clash royale is very well known because of this. Firstly, Clash royale is so popular to many children because of its excellent impact on school work, Clash royale helps school in so many ways. Secondly, Clash Royale is famous for its amazing and intelligent customizations because of its amazing characters, I mean all of the cards are so well made. Lastly, Clash Royale is known for its reasonable and good-deal pricing. Clash Royale is good at balancing the deals to not make it to pay-to-win, and affordable at the same time. Although there might be too much consumerism, it still gives you the choice to buy it or not you don’t have to buy it if you don’t want to.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Easy to play/use
Too much consumerism
age 9+

Updates are stupid and ridiculously hard

This game used to be really fun. Now it’s not! They keep updating it and making it even harder to play. I like a challenge, but it’s to the point it’s not even fun anymore. They use some algorithm or something that pairs you against decks that exploit your weaknesses. They will have a higher elixir deck and yet still drop players faster and beat you literally everytime. I have literally lost every single game in the last three days. And now you cannot even play the 2vs2 or even just play without losing trophies. It’s getting stupid and honestly not even worth playing anymore. It’s more irritating and annoying then fun anymore. Who wants to play a game you can’t ever win anymore no matter what deck you use. I’m personally done with it. I know lots of people who review and currently play that are saying the same. Take a hint guys you are losing supporters

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (97):
Kids say (157):

As a way to kill some time and get a quick thrill, it succeeds; however, it's designed to be addictive with its balance of free and paid content, fast adrenaline rushes, and the promise of rewards. Unlike some others of its kind, this incarnation of the pay-or-wait strategy incorporates card collection and special powers, which adds some interest. Yet the entertainment value is fleeting and as frequently frustrating as it is exciting. There are many better fantasy games, better tower-defense games, and better card-based strategy games out there but none that keep players itching for a fix half as effectively as Clash Royale does. 

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