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By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Ad-heavy multiplayer take on classic shark movie. Poster Image

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While this online multiplayer game is weirdly fun, it's undermined by all the video ads you have to sit through to simply play a round. In, you use the game's simple touch controls to drive a boat full of grizzled old fisherman who are trying to stop a shark. If you're successful, you get to be the shark, while your fellow players man the boats. It's like they turned Steven Spielberg's classic movie into a cartoony arcade game that's essentially that old playground favorite "Kill the Guy with the Ball." Except in the film, the fisherman didn't shoot at the shark, and the shark didn't get bigger as it ate swimmers and destroyed boats. Regardless, the one with the most points at the end of the round is the winner. It's relatively easy to play, and easy to get into, and as long as you're not facing off against someone that's got more experience in controlling the shark or the boars in the game, you can rack up a high score.

It's just too bad that kills a bunch of the fun by running a video ad at the end of every game (well, unless you spring for the ad-free version, of course). Similarly, constantly runs ads that players can watch to earn points for boats or sharks, which feels like it misses the point of the movie or the gameplay in favor of blatant commercialism. But, If you can get past this, though, you'll have fun swimming with the sharks of

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