Parents' Guide to

THE GAME OF LIFE

By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Classic game takes kids on a speedy 3D adventure.

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Glitches

It is fun, I like the traditional Life game with the mini games within but there are a few bugs they need to work out. Like sometimes when you spin the spinner it will not give you the number it landed on. It will make you spin again. Also when you are told to go to the chapel, it gets stuck and will not let you do anything but exit the game. Online play with actual people is hard because they jump in and out of the game in which I hate. It messes up everything you’ve accomplished. There’s got to be a way that you can play online with actual people, like in the game Wheel of Fortune. I like to play against real people.
age 10+

love it

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Personal information is not sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Unclear whether this product displays personalised advertising.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (5 ):

If the game seems to move too quickly at times, skipping some steps, that's because it is: You get to spin the wheel, but the "CPU" deals the cards and really moves the game along. Built-in mini-games in The Game of Life: 2016 Edition mostly involve mindless tapping and don't add much interest. Some tactile pleasures of a board game just can't be duplicated. Still, it's nice to have lots of options for multiplayer gameplay, and "fast mode" may be a great pick for families who like board games but hesitate at those with extra-long gameplay. Though kids can play with strangers online, there are no opportunities to share personal information, but be aware that kids can access Facebook if the player's age is entered as 13 or older.

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