Parents' Guide to

Disney Magic Kingdoms

By Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Initially appealing pay-or-wait sim. Your money? Let it go.

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age 9+

Based on 15 parent reviews

age 6+

Why don't they provide info as to which Android phones it works on?

The only information on compatibility claims this app works on Android phones Android 4.0 and above. You would think that should include any Android 10 phone wouldn't you? Really annoyed on Christmas day to discover this app not available on the new Android 10 phone because "it's not compatible".
age 2+


Honestly, I expected so much from this game. Graphic is terrific, the idea is amazing, Mickey is supercute BUT! The game was a huge dissapointment. It literally doesn't give you any options. You just click what they want you to click. And when you do that, you have to wait for a minute until Goofy solves a problem. That's too much for me. I'm so sad that I did not enjoy this game because I had such high expectations since I am your old member and I liked your work...until now.

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (15):
Kids say (7):

Unlike the carefully crafted theme park experiences that are designed to thrill guests and make them forget those long hours in line, this mobile Magic Kingdom is too focused on in-game purchases. The first 10 minutes are fun for kids, with players joining forces with Mickey, Goofy, and Merlin to get rid of Maleficent's evil magic. Players are taught how to assign tasks to characters and collect magic and items (used to upgrade characters); however, after 10 minutes, wait times increase, and upgrading characters only results in a brief animation. Also, being able to visit other parks is confusing: It's unclear why you're visiting, and it feels a bit like stealing to take earned potion. Perhaps worst of all is that players are told they can build attractions where and when they want to, but long build timers and a poor placement system make it difficult to set things up in an attractive -- or even sensible -- way. The upside? This is a mobile game whose lack of kid-friendliness could be addressed with enough player feedback. It's chock-full of favorite Disney characters, an engaging narrative, familiar Magic Kingdom attractions, and real Disney music. It could be great with less focus on meaningless missions and money and more on creativity and fun. As it stands, it may appeal to older players who are already used to this mechanic and who have practice in patience or their own money to burn.

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