Super Mega Worm

App review by
Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
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Giant man-eating monster attacks Earth with kitschy humor.

Parents say

age 17+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+
Based on 3 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Ease of Play

Navigating your worm is easy to do with the touch screen – and bonuses you pick up as you advance are controlled by one or two buttons.

Violence

As the titular character, you’ll devour everything in your path, from cars and cows to women pushing baby carriages. The game’s graphics are cartoony, pixilated characters (along the lines of the original Mario in Donkey Kong), so there’s nothing realistic.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Super Mega Worm is a cartoony arcade game that casts players as a giant man-eating worm. While the point of the game is to devour or destroy as many people, cars, cows, and more as possible, the violence is relatively tame. The graphics mimic the 8-bit style of the earliest home entertainment systems, so nothing looks remotely realistic. Characters flee for their lives, but do so spouting text one-liners like “No! I just got a new car!”

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Teen, 14 years old Written bydr duck November 16, 2010

A gruesome, scary game geared for teens.

This game is EXTREMELY violent. You kill pedestrians, they do deserve it, but it is still violent.
Teen, 16 years old Written bySynchronicity October 27, 2010

Awesome NES throwback, but quite violent

Everything about this game is bound to appeal to people like me who love both old-school video games and bad 60s horror movies, but it's just so much fun t... Continue reading

Is it any good?

Super Mega Worm doesn’t take itself the least bit seriously -- and that’s what makes it so fun. The deliberately archaic graphics and the ripped-from-a-cheesy-1950s-horror-film premise add to the kitsch factor. While technically violent -- in that you’re killing tiny people – it doesn't seem realistic. If you like the idea of being a super-ravenous, all powerful bad guy, this is the app for you.

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