Parents' Guide to

Mighty Doom

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Violent arcade version of a classic shooting game.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

One of the most fun singleplayer mobile games.

Great game you can turn the blood on/off lots of microtransctions but you can potentially play completley free to play I would say a bit more microtransactions then COC and Clash Royale.
age 10+

This game is not 16+

This game is not 16+ this game is a top down dungeon crawler. The only innaproprite thing in this game is the blood/glory kills. Overall it is just a fun game to play on the go.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Despite what you might expect, this somewhat cute mobile version of the violent shooter series Doom is as exciting and bloody good as its predecessors. In Mighty Doom, the Doom Slayer from the classic first-person shooter series is now the Mini Slayer, a cute soldier who fights the same kind of demonic creatures of the bigger games, except now the viewpoint is aerial, the action is more arcade-like, and the blood and gore is...okay, it's still bloody and gory. The game is also somewhat simplified, deceptively so, as Mini Slayer never runs out of ammo and never stops shooting at his enemies; just watch him go. Well, except when performing a rechargeable special attack, like when he slices and dices enemies with a sword, or when he takes out a group of monsters with a rocket launcher.

What really makes this work well, though, is how the rectangular levels become more and more complicated as you progress, with breakable walls that make this maze-like, and such environmental hazards as spiked floors and moving saw blades. That, and how the Mini Slayer is constantly adding new abilities and improvements, such as bouncy bullets or ones that go through enemies to kill anyone standing behind them. On the flipside, the Mini Slayer can only restore his health mid-battle by hoping he stuns someone, which allows him to execute them with his wrist-mounted blade. Further adding challenge, the game has nine chapters, 40 levels each (save for one, which has 20), but you can only unlock the next chapter by beating every level in a single run. All of which works together, and seamlessly, to make Mighty Doom as frantic, engaging, and ultimately as addictive as, well, the bigger Doom games.

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