Parents' Guide to

Smack That Gugl

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

"Kill" instructions turn cute smacking game to creepy.

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So much of SMACK THAT GUGL is cute, colorful, and generally inoffensive fun. But then there's the "Kill them all" directive that starts each round, which puts an ugly aura over the experience. This is basically a fun exercise in reaction time, and the challenge factor ramps up nicely as new types of Gugls are introduced -- some that require two smacks to destroy, or ones that split into two entirely new creatures, and so on. If only the "killing" aspect didn't make it feel creepy.

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