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By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Confusing remix of simple playground game falls flat.

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+

Good, fun game for kids.

It's fun. My son and I play it together. Finally a game with no violence. I bought the deluxe version and I love it because there are no ads.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

REDROVERGAME gives the old playground standby an overhaul but not in a good way. The added mini-games aren't related in any direct way to the actual Red Rover game that's played on the app or on the playground, so they're just distracting. If kids don't intuitively understand the main game, the long written instructions may help, but it will likely be a challenge for kids to read them. Even more problematic, though, is the word "BAD" popping up when kids don't succeed in a game, the instruction to "defend at all cost," and the constant ads selling iffy games and other online entertainment. Even though Red Rover is a game in real life that's played by younger grade-school age kids, this app is definitely not for them. And many older kids most likely won't enjoy it either.

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