Mad O Ball 3D

App review by
Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
Mad O Ball 3D App Poster Image
Marble roller is a real test of balance and agility.

Parents say

age 6+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of Play

Easy to learn, tough to master. You tilt to control the direction and speed of your marble, but the courses through which you must navigate grow increasingly treacherous and difficult.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Mad O Ball 3D is a fun and challenging marble-rolling game that could make some players dizzy. Players hold the device flat and tilt it to control the speed and direction of the marble as it races around twisting elevated tracks. Players can opt-in to live open chat and message boards using the Open Feint network, so parents might want to talk to kids about avoiding this feature.

Wondering if Mad O Ball 3D is OK for your kids?

Set preferences and get age-appropriate recommendations with Common Sense Media Plus. Join now

Continue reading Show less

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 5-year-old Written bybisoom December 21, 2010

Perfect for kids and for the granpa too!

My secondary nanny!
This app is great, for me and my kid too,
Parent of a 5 and 6-year-old Written byDumboDad October 19, 2010

Love it!

My nephew 5 years old likes it a lot!
I could even avoid the nanny !
Of course he is not a champion (yet!)

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

Is it any good?

There are several mobile app games that require players to roll balls or marbles through mazes by tilting their device, but none move so fast as MAD O BALL 3D. Like the Kororinpa Marble Mania games for the Wii, Mad O Ball charges along a winding, sloping, sometimes broken track that hovers high in the air. A little too much to the left or right and it's a goner. It's great fun and the tilt control of the mobile devices feels built for games like this, but it can also get a bit dizzying, so you might want to limit your play time.

App details

Our editors recommend

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential.

Learn how we rate