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By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Classic film-turned-app has some blood, but no teeth.

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Based on 1 parent review

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (5 ):

As a film, JAWS was a masterpiece of its time. As an app, it's a bit toothless and, frankly, boring. Playing Roy Scheider's character of Chief Brody is not particularly exciting -- and it's hard to work up any sympathy for the dozens of swimmers who stay in the water after the shark attacks. Less than perfect onscreen controls make the game even more exasperating.

The fun of Jaws is Bruce the shark. And you never get to play as him. While there is plenty of diversity in the levels, none are particularly engaging. The developers did do one thing perfectly, though: They made certain that the classic Jaws music plays heavily into the game -- acting as an audible clue for players.

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