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By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Artsy "game" will delight some, confuse others.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Not for kids

Yes this can seem like a kid friendly game but its not. I've gone to may other websites reviewing Kids and all of them said 13+ and I have the game and personally agree with them. There is suggestive content in this game and if you gave to a 3 year old they wouldn't understand but if you gave it to a 13 year old they would also agree that there is suggestive content in it. Not sex or anything like that but...Its hard to explain just play the game through and you'll see. Just here to warn others. Thanks bye!

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Less of a game than an art project, this curious app will confound some, engage others, and probably do both to the rest of the people that pick it up. In KIDS, you use your device's touch screen to tell a bunch of black and white line drawn kids what to do and where to go. You're just never sure what that is; instead, you have to figure it out. For instance, at one point, the kids start running around, and it isn't until you get them to run in the same direction that anything changes. In other parts, you have to get them to fall into a big black hole, while other levels have you telling them to avoid the hole. The kicker being that these are kids, not sheep, so they don't always do what you tell them. Well, at first, anyway.

It's all very weird and confounding, and that's both the problem and the great thing about this "game." For some, this will be too artsy, too esoteric, and too lacking in direction. For others, though, it will be delightful and quirky and, well, artsy and esoteric. The downside, no matter where you stand, is that this isn't terribly long, and there's not much reason to play it more than once or twice. But if you're think the word "pretentious" is a compliment, KIDS will keep you on the straight and narrow for an hour or so.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Pricing structure: Paid ($2.99)
  • Release date: May 31, 2019
  • Category: Puzzle Games
  • Publisher: Playables GmbH
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 10.0 or later; Android 7.0 and up
  • Last updated: October 3, 2019

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