App review by Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Suspenseful building, but iffy content in community mode.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Better than Minecraft on mobile

This isn't Minecraft, but has all the building elements of Minecraft in a slightly less fantasy setting. It also has much better mobile touch controls, graphics and quality. I'd been playing and building out the same world since its creation 8 years ago and it's a home away from home where you get to realize your inner explorer, architect, hunter, gardener, urban planner or adventurer. My kids have really enjoyed it too, building many amazing creations over the years and it's always been the go-back-to game for them as you get to keep and evolve the world you created for years. The best spent $4 or $5 for a mobile app. Knowing the quality, the content and value for time spent - I would pay $50 or more today.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 9+

This game does not get the appreciation it deserves.

First, this game can be pretty scary. Going into dark caves and getting attacked by animals without warning can be pretty scary. That being said the graphics are so much better than Minecraft. I have stopped while playing this game just to watch the sunset. The animals look like animals even the fish. While this game may be a bit intense for younger players, it is definitely worth a look for teens and even adults. I have done little with Community content but I did not run across anything the least bit offencive.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence

App Details

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