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By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Slender-Man, slender plot, and not even paper-thin fun.

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age 12+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 16+
I have a 8 year old who played this game on a new device before setting his age limit and now he has nightmare every night, I don’t think kids should play this game, he is so scare of dark now, pls be careful, don’t let your child play this game
age 10+

for older kids too scary for younger kids

lots of scary scenes

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11 ):
Kids say (41 ):

Sometimes, a pointless app can still be fun. But sometimes, as with SLENDER-MAN, you mourn the time you have lost while playing it. The game, if it can be called that, is utterly pointless, consisting of simply wandering around. Every now and then, a not-at-all scary Slender-Man will show up, causing your screen to go fuzzy. From there, you evade him -- assuming the often non-responsive controls allow you to do so.

There's no suspense. No sound effects to help immerse you in the game. And ultimately, this "horror" game is not the least bit scary, though kids who have heard the myth behind the app may find the experience disturbing. Calling an app "one of the worst in the app store" is a fairly bold claim -- but in this instance, it's fitting.

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