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By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Challenging robot adventure surprises with touching story.

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age 5+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

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Easy to play/use
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age 8+

Brain tester

My 8 year old kid love it. Some puzzles are really hard, but with the hints and guide, they can be easily solved, so the kid does not get bored if his stuck. I have to confess I also play it and it was very fun. We spent quite some time thinking and talking about how to solve some of the puzzles and minigames. A lovely game!

This title has:

Easy to play/use
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

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MACHINARIUM is unlike anything you've played in the app store. Its minimalist interface and hand-drawn graphics might catch your eye, but its clever story and sly humor make it unforgettable. It's a point-and-click adventure/puzzle game -- and those puzzles can be real brain stumpers -- but it's one with heart and emotion that's communicated through subtle, understated means, a rarity in this over-the-top gaming world. The game, originally released on PC, won several awards from respected industry sites -- and it makes a wonderfully smooth transition to iOS devices.

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