Parents' Guide to

Granny

By Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Ugly, gory horror game's scares ruined by tech issues, ads.

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age 12+

Based on 58 parent reviews

age 9+

Can be scary, not too graphic.

Really cool game and really good, as I am not a parent I am not good in age ratings but it has blood, but blood isn't really a problem in a game right? The gore isn't really too bad. I've seen fev kill scenes like Granny eating the player and driving over the player. But it's not really graphic or has nearly no blood. No graphic content. The game is really dark when you need to point your flashlight in the darkness. You need to escape with va car or from the front door. Not too realistic and the game is actually educational. Strategy and improvence are in the main point. It does teach a kid. Why it's 9+ is just because of the jumpscares from like corner and if a kid is sensitive to horror he or she should wait for aging up a bit. It's worth the money, also if you don't know where do you find the game it's from Steam.
age 10+

Very Scary

Very Scary Game Granny is a 2017 horror game! Granny is this crazy woman who locks you in her house and you have 5 days to escape her house There is Practice Easy Normal Hard Or Extreme If You go on Practice Granny is Not Home Easy is Granny moves slow and you have an opportunity to get a bonus day Normal is same for easy Hard is Granny moves a bit fast and there is 1 extra lock on the main door Extreme Mode Is Very Scary! Extreme is Granny moves faster than you extra locks on the main door And the house is dark! And Granny has a spider and crow the spider is in the attic and when you walk past the plate the spider will kill u then if u kill the spider or crow Granny's eyes are turned red and u will be knocked out even if hiding under a bed cabinet or the car Granny will know where u are and a heart beat plays in and thats the same when you grab Grannys Teddy And If U Die in all 5 days There's Scences Were Granny Cuts ur Head off Pushing off the attic's balcony Eating U In The Basement with the floor covered in blood Running u over with her car If ur children has nightmares Do not let them play Nightmare Mode its were Everything is covered in blood and you will hear a disgusting squishing noise beneath your shoes which makes it pretty hard from Granny from hearing u making ur way to the rooms There is Easy Normal Pratice Hard Extreme Nightmare Music Extra Locks Darker Thats all If Your Kids do not like scary stuff only let them do practice recomended for children 11 and older

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (58 ):
Kids say (141 ):

This is one of the ugliest games on the App Store, but also one of the scariest. Granny's premise is simple: It gives you five chances to achieve your objective, and it uses economical means to create an unbelievable amount of tension. Sound is a big deal here. The creaking floorboards, spooky music, and Granny's unsettling voice and unearthly cackles will make your blood run cold, especially if you're wearing headphones. Success depends on keeping a cool head; the tension rises the longer you creep around the house, and suddenly running into Granny can cause fatal bouts of panic. The old girl's not fast, but she's persistent; if you freeze upon seeing her, you're definitely dead meat. While gameplay and sound do a lot, they're undercut by bland, ugly graphics, occasional technical issues (like Granny getting stuck on a door and swinging her bat through a wall), and annoying ad breaks that pull you right out of the horror experience. Overall, Granny feels like a prototype for a more finished app, while still managing to be child-inappropriate nightmare fuel.

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