Pokémon Quest

App review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Quirky, blocky, repetitive new take on Pokémon franchise.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 1 review

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age 8+

The game does NOT play itself!

Contrary to what one reviewer claims, the game does NOT play by itself. There's a button on the screen that can make the game do that though. The Pokemon characters walk on their own but the player does have control over what the Pokemon does to a certain extent. You can select attacks for the Pokemon to use and you can make the Pokemon move away/dodge enemy Pokemon by pressing another button. Because you only have partial control of the Pokemon (being able to time your attacks but not where the Pokemon move) there is an element of strategy that is not for everyone. Unlike what another reviewer claimed, it's not pay to win. Unless you want to beat the game really quickly, which would actually leave nothing to do afterwards, the game is pretty generous in Free in game currency. If you check in every day it awards the player with free tickets that can be used to make the game easier. My only complaint is that after beating the game and catching the original 151 Pokemon, there is nothing to do. So I wouldn't spend any money on this game because 1. The game has an ending and wasting money does NOT add any extra game play and only makes it easier to get to the ending and 2. Since the game does have an actual end, by not paying you actually extend the game play. I would also recommend not using tickets to attract the Pokemon quicker and would recommend using it to refill the plays that you get or get the decorations ALREADY available instead of spending money on unlocking new decorations since they are mostly unnecessary. I will also say that after having the game for about 3 weeks I beat it without paying anything. It's an ok game but not worth spending money on.
age 8+

It will not stop farting!

The game farts

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