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Sorority Life

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Multiplayer Facebook-linked app has contact from strangers.

What parents need to know

Ease of play

Playing successfully is just a matter of making sure you have all the proper requirements before attempting a mission.


No violence is shown in this text-based adventure, but (very strangely) you can "fight" other sorority girls. This is a massively multiplayer game in which you can choose to attack -- or can be attacked by -- another player at any time. The text will just say there was a fight and tell who won or lost, and what penalties or rewards resulted from the attack.


There's nothing graphic, but you can "buy" boyfriends, and dates are among the many missions you can perform. Also, some of the clothing you can buy for your avatar is slightly revealing in nature.


No bad language in the official game text, but you never know what another player may write to you in a message.


You can buy -- with real money -- extra brownie points. Brownie points allow you to make gains within the game, like earning new sisters for your house.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that SORORITY LIFE is really a Facebook app with a mobile component. You won't be able to run the mobile app without also installing the app on a Facebook account. The game is a massively multiplayer role-playing game in which players shop, dress an avatar, and play missions to increase their popularity and influence. The missions are all text-based and are mostly innoccuous events like throwing a Freshman mixer or a arranging a movie night with friends, however some involve dating. There are also some Facebook-only missions that involve gambling. The most bizarre aspect of the game is the ability to fight with other players (this, too, is text-based and therefore, not graphic). Parents should be aware that random strangers can "fight" with your children in the game and send them messages as they do.

Is it any good?


Sorority Life offers a little more than most social app games of its ilk. Playing "missions" is still nothing more than making sure you have the necessary requirements and then clicking a button. The shopping and avatar dress-up aspects add a new element, and with the game's theme, they don't feel tacked-on or extraneous. It's annoying that you're forced to play some missions through Facebook, but the Facebook-only missions are actually what makes this a better app than, say, Ninjas Live. On Facebook, some of the missions are played out through real games -- hidden object puzzles, match-three puzzles, slot machine gambling, etc. -- and flesh out an otherwise thin game world. The fighting aspect is very bizarre, though, and feels utterly gratuitous.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
Pricing structure:Free
Release date:May 25, 2010
Category:Role Playing Games
Minimum software requirements:iPhone OS 3.0 or later

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Kid, 11 years old June 10, 2010

perfect!!! 10+

I love this game. its fun and girly. its like perfect for me.
Teen, 14 years old Written byLA4LIFE December 21, 2010


What other families should know
Educational value
Teen, 14 years old Written byAnnie and Jenny August 18, 2010

Me and my twin sister play it all the time!!

I think it's a great game for all ages(: As for the messages or comments you can change it so that no one can write on your wall or leave comments on your white board(x