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Lego Nexo Knights: Merlock 2.0

By Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Solid but repetitive action game that pushes Lego products.

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age 3+

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age 3+

awesome! you can scan physical powers,you can scan powers in lego club, you can scan powers in the TV series and scan powers on the computer!

Great app!

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Though it's amusing, especially for fans of the show, kids who don't watch or have the toys may be disappointed. Players who haven't seen the show are likely to be confused from the get-go, as it tosses you into combat and gets you to collect a group of Knights without really understanding why. A few minutes in, you're introduced to the game's scanning functionality, where you're shown how to scan QR codes from real-world Lego products (toys, TV shows, books, and websites). Though kids will probably enjoy collecting codes, it's clearly meant to make kids beg their parents to buy them more Lego products. Granted, Lego's website will be trickling codes out, and kids can also get them by watching the TV show, but kids who collect the toys will have more codes -- and more fun with the game. On the up side, there's a good amount of fun to be had for free: Graphics are bright and colorful, dialogue is amusing, and the storytelling videos between combat sequences offer a good dose of the Lego charm. Overall, for younger kids it's a decent way to spend a few hours; however, kids older than 12 might be bored with its simple, repetitive gameplay.

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