Parents' Guide to

Noblemen: 1896

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Aimless strategy game will ultimately frustrate players.

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Strategy games, especially those of the duck and cover variety, don't have a good history on mobile devices, and sadly, this one doesn't do anything to break that cycle. Noblemen: 1896 seems to suffer from a dual personality. It wants to be a tactical strategy game, but it also wants to be Gears of War. It wants to have a Civil War vibe, but it also wants giant guns that blow up enemy bases. It wants to give players control, but it also offers a hands-off play mode. The problem is that nothing works especially well (including the graphics, which are underwhelming). It's also way too easy to get turned around and run away from the action instead of toward it. By trying to be so many things to so many people, it ends up a jumbled mess with overly complicated on-screen controls and uninspiring gameplay.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: November 3, 2017
  • Category: Strategy Games
  • Publisher: Foursaken Media
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 8.0 or later; Requires Android 4.3 and up
  • Last updated: November 30, 2017

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