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Sweet Escapes: Build A Bakery

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun, if simple, mix of puzzles and building design.

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Is It Any Good?

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Parents say: (1 ):
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Though it's rather simple and easy, this mash-up of a decorating game and a puzzle game will still be fun for fans of either or both. In Sweet Escapes: Build A Bakery, you and a bunny named Joy have to fix up the bakery you just bought, which, of course, requires cash. It's a good thing you can earn coins by solving some simple puzzles, ones that require to tap on puzzle pieces that are next to two or more of the same color. Like other puzzle games of this type, tapping a puzzle piece that's next to three or more of the same kind gives you extra special tiles — like lava cakes that explode, taking out every tile in a two tile radius — but also restricts you to a limited number of taps per puzzle.

While this means that some fans of similar puzzle games and design games will enjoy this game equally, not everyone will. For starters, it's a bit on the easy side. And not just in the beginning, either. It also doesn't add anything new to the formula in the way of gameplay mechanics, especially when compared to other similar food-centric puzzle games. It's also got a rather cutesy approach that might be a bit too, well, sweet for some people. Doubly so since this game is full of pictures of cakes and other tasty treats, which means you'll not only be overloaded with cute imagery, you'll get hungry playing it. But if you don't mind all the sweetness or the simplicity, you'll find that Sweet Escapes: Build A Bakery is good way to keep yourself from eating that last piece of cake (yeah, right).

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPad , Android
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: August 22, 2019
  • Category: Puzzle Games
  • Publisher: Redemption Games
  • Version: 2.2.277
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 10.0 or later; Android 4.2 and up
  • Last updated: August 27, 2019

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