SplitApple

App review by
Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
SplitApple App Poster Image

Product no longer available

Not a bad archery sim, but it lacks many features.

Parents say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

Kids say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of Play

Aiming the bow can be tricky, but with a little practice, players can get the hang of it.

Violence

You're shooting arrows, but just at targets.

Sex
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that SplitApple is an archery simulation that lets players fire at stationary targets. The game focuses on the sporting aspects of firing a bow and arrow, versus so many others that glorify the battle uses or hunting uses of the tools. Scoring a bull's-eye takes steady hands, though, and the game might prove too difficult for uncoordinated young players.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

Is it any good?

Archery sims are fairly rare beasts in the gaming world, but when they're done right, they can be a lot of fun. SPLITAPPLE has that essence of fun, but it lacks many features that seem natural to the genre, ultimately making it fall short. There's no GameCenter integration at the time of this review, and the tournament mode feels stunted (taking place in just one location). Moving targets would also seem a natural part of the game. Thankfully, developer MKO Games recognizes this and is promising an update in the future. The graphics are quite smooth, though, and aiming your bow is just challenging enough to stay interesting, but not frustrating. Right now, this is an overpriced app, but if developers follow through on their promises to add more game modes and target types, it might be worth a look.

App details

For kids who love sports games and physics-based games

Our editors recommend

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential.

Learn how we rate