Parents' Guide to

The Tower: Assassin's Creed

By Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Themed tower builder easy to play, lightly pushes ads.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Mindless and linked to ad for gun-happy game

My son has plenty of mindless games already, where you just tap the screen over and over. I played the first two levels of this and that is all I saw. It also went to an ad for a game called 'Guns for Glory' which showed two armies shooting until one was decimated. There are better ways for my son to spend his time.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Though admittedly not much more than a themed skin of an existing app, this little stacking game is entertaining enough in small doses. The Assassin's Creed art as well as that series' iconic Leap of Faith differentiates the app from its generic precursor, and the removal of the in-app store makes it truly free-to-play. Ads are omnipresent if you refuse to pay the one-time ad removal fee, but then again, watching ads is a way to earn substantial in-game currency. Aside from building a higher tower, there's not a lot to work toward -- only more tower locations and leaderboard bragging rights -- but with no energy or life limitations, you can free-play forever. Older kids and fans of the Assassin's Creed games will enjoy the look of The Tower: Assassin's Creed, and its simple gameplay and lack of offensive content make it good for younger kids to play. The only real downside to the app is that it's slow to load and somewhat prone to crashing. Still, considering the price, it's a good-looking, fun little time-filler.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Pricing structure: Free (Contains one-time $1.99 purchase to remove ads.)
  • Release date: November 2, 2017
  • Category: Arcade Games
  • Topics: Adventures
  • Publisher: Ketchapp
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later; Android 2.3 and up
  • Last updated: November 27, 2017

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